1. Derrick Rose- 16.7 PPG, 6.3 APG, 3.5 RPG, .457 FG%, .787 FT%, .278 3PT%
Rose is still leading all rookies with his 6+ APG, which leads rookies, and is still second on his team in PPG, behind only Ben Gordon. Rose also leads all starters on the Bulls in FG%. Continue reading
This is becoming a yearly thing: USC is picked to go to the National Championship in the preseason, they get upset once, they go to the Rose Bowl, and they absolutely dominate led by an outstanding performance by their standout player from the regular season.
Yet again, this unexpected event occurred. (Catch the hint of sarcasm there?)
Let’s flash back to last season: preseason ranking was #1. In Week 5, Stanford upset them. Just routine, right? However, then, in Week 9, they were upset again, this time by Oregon and Dennis Dixon. Still, 2 conference losses couldn’t keep them down, as they stilled played in the Rose Bowl game against Illinois. Of course, they killed the Juice Williams-led team: 49-17 was the final score, in favor of the Trojans. Continue reading