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Rochestie named PAC-10 player of the week

WSU's Taylor Rochestie scored a career-high 33 points in the Cougars' upset of UCLA (Photo: WSU Athletics) WSU's Taylor Rochestie scored a career-high 33 points in the Cougars' upset of UCLA (Photo: WSU Athletics)

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington State senior guard Taylor Rochestie is the Pac-10 men's basketball player of the week.

Rochestie scored a career-high 33 points in an 82-81 upset by the Cougars at UCLA Saturday. The win was just the second in school history for Washington State at UCLA.

Rochestie shot 5-for-7 from 3-point range and also had five rebounds, four assists and two steals.

It was Rochestie's first Pac-10 player of the week award.       Also nominated this week was Washington's Quincy Pondexter.

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