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Pac 12 Blog | George Keiter

Sun, 01/29/2017
Player of the Week Derrick White, Guard (Colorado) Derrick WhiteIt was a miserable start to conference play for Colorado, but after a seven game skid, the Buffaloes came out on top in both of their games this week, including a huge upset win over No. 10 ranked Oregon. Colorado made a strong...
Mon, 01/23/2017
Player of the Week Lauri Markkanen, Forward (Arizona) Lauri MarkkanenMarkkanen has been one of the most pleasant surprises in all of college basketball this season. We knew the European seven-footer was talented, but he ironically wasn’t even Arizona’s most heralded recruit in the...
Mon, 01/16/2017
Player of the Week Lauri Markkanen, Forward (Arizona) Lauri MarkkanenMarkkanen just continues to impress and elevate his draft stock. The seven-footer has an unusually advanced skillset for someone his size and is a matchup nightmare for any defender. Markkanen scored a career-high 30 points...
Tue, 12/27/2016
Player of the Week Jordan McLaughlin, Guard (USC) Jordan McLaughlinAndy Enfield’s USC Trojans are now remarkably off to a 13-0 start. McLaughlin’s production has played a big role in throttling them to this hot start. The junior guard is continuing to play some outstanding basketball...
Mon, 12/19/2016
Player of the Week Aaron Holiday, Guard (UCLA) Aaron HolidayHoliday scored 20 points for the second game in a row against Ohio State to provide a tremendous spark off the bench for the Bruins. Holiday is a talented offensive player and would probably start for most teams in college basketball...
Tue, 12/06/2016
Player of the Week TJ Leaf, PF, UCLA TJ LeafIn a game that featured as much talent on the court as any game all season on the college level, TJ Leaf was the best player on the floor in Lexington, Kentucky on Saturday. He put up a monster 17 point, 13 rebound and 5 assist stat line and outplayed...
Sun, 11/27/2016
Player of the Week Lonzo Ball, PG (UCLA) Lonzo BallBall came in as one of the most decorated freshmen in the country and has lived up to the hype. He was expected to be the immediate catalyst to a solid returning backcourt for UCLA. So far Ball has taken this team to a new level offensively,...
Mon, 11/21/2016
Player of the Week Markelle Fultz, PG (Washington) Markelle FultzFans around the country were so eager to see Fultz’s first action at the collegiate level. Arguably the top prospect for the upcoming draft, Fultz has been phenomenal to begin his freshman season for the Huskies. In his first...
Fri, 03/11/2016
Player of the Year Jakob Poeltl – Utah Jakob PoeltlThe sophomore singlehandedly carried Utah to the second seed in the Pac-12 tournament and is the main reason why Utah is a force to be dealt with in the NCAA tournament. Let’s be honest, Poeltl really hasn’t had much help...
Sat, 03/05/2016
Player of the Week Ivan Rabb – California Ivan RabbIn a week where no individual player entirely stood out (spare Andrew Andrews), Rabb wins player of the week for being a consistent force. Honestly, California should have beaten Arizona at the Wildcats home, it led Arizona 61-53 with a...