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Rochestie’s not Pac-10 player of week


Just a quick post tonight before I head out to the Valley. I was expecting to link you to a Pac-10 release in which Taylor Rochestie, WSU's nominee, would be named the conference's player of the week. In the two Cougar road wins, Rochestie had 44 points – a career-high 30 against Oregon – 14 assists and two turnovers. But, alas, I'm not able to do that. Stanford's Lawrence Hill, a good guy who had a career-high 25 points in a home upset of Cal, was named the conference's player of the week. I guess Hill's three rebounds and three assists made the difference. After all, he is 6-foot-8 and he's supposed to rebound. The 6-1 Rochestie, a point guard, mind you, only had six rebounds in the two games. Nice choice. Oh, I forgot. Stanford is located in California.

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