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Pac 12 Blog | George Keiter

Tue, 03/20/2018
Player of the Year DeAndre Ayton – C – Arizona DeAndre AytonIt is rare for a player to come into a power 5 conference and completely dominate as a freshman, but that is exactly what 7’1 DeAndre Ayton did from the first game of his collegiate career. He averaged 20.1 points per...
Fri, 01/26/2018
Player of the Week Payton Pritchard – G – Oregon Payton PrichardPritchard has done a good job leading the Ducks offense this year, averaging 16 points to go with 4 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. His shooting has also been impressive, at 48% from the field including 43% behind the...
Sat, 01/13/2018
Player of the Week DeAndre Ayton – C – Arizona DeAndre AytonAyton has been phenomenal through the first three games of conference play. In the opener against Arizona State, he scored 23 points on 9-14 shooting to go with 19 rebounds and 3 blocks. The following game, he scored 24 with...
Thu, 12/28/2017
Player of the Week Bennie Boatwright – F – USC Bennie BoatwrightThe junior forward had a pair of phenomenal games this week. First, against Middle Tennessee, he had 23 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 blocks. While he only was 4-11 from the field, that includes 3-7 from deep and 12-...
Mon, 11/27/2017
Player of the Week Tra Holder, Guard, Arizona State Tra HolderArizona State was expected to be much improved this season in Bobby Hurley’s third season. With an abundance of returning talent and improved depth, they have the tools to compete in the Pac-12 at a higher level this year. Who...
Mon, 11/20/2017
Pac-12 Basketball Blog: Week One Player of the Week: Allonzo Trier, Guard, Arizona Allonzo TrierIt would be difficult to argue that there was a better player in college basketball through the first week of the season. Trier could have easily decided to leave for the NBA Draft and be a potential...
Sun, 03/05/2017
Player of the Week: Lonzo Ball Guard (UCLA) Lonzo BallLonzo Ball earns player of the week again for his masterful ability to run his team. UCLA had no trouble with a Markelle Fultz-less Washington team on Wednesday, and Ball pretty effortlessly scored 19 points with 8 assists and 7 rebounds. The...
Sun, 02/26/2017
Player of the Week Allonzo Trier, Guard (Arizona) Allonzo TrierArizona may have lost in the second chapter of its showdown with UCLA, but Trier was outstanding. On Saturday against the Bruins, Trier scored a career-high 28 points on 11-14 shooting from the field. He also made three of six three-...
Mon, 02/20/2017
Player of the Week Lauri Markkanen, Forward (Arizona) Lauri MarkkanenIt was only a couple weeks ago that Markkanen went on a two weeklong cold stretch following a hot start to conference play. The seven-foot Finnish man got back on track this week with two impressive double doubles on the road...
Sun, 02/12/2017
Player of the Week Lonzo Ball, Guard (UCLA) Lonzo BallBall’s numbers against Oregon were not all that gaudy, but anyone who watched this critical Pac-12 contest knows that Lonzo Ball clinched the game for UCLA and kept them in the hunt for a conference championship. Ball scored 15 points in...