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Jan.  19, 2015

BOSTON (MA) -- Stanford's Chasson Randle earns Lute Olson award national player of the week honors.

The 6-foot-2 senior came up big last week, helping the Cardinal to a pair of wins. Last Wednesday Randle had 25 points, three rebounds and three assists in a road win over rival Cal. He followed up that performance with 23 points, five assists and four steals against defending National Champion UConn.

The Lute Olson Award is presented annually to the nation's top Division I player who has played at least two seasons with his respective team. Freshmen and first-year transfers can be named to the All-America team, but are not eligible to receive the Player of the Year honors.

The award is named in honor of coaching great Lute Olson, who won 780 games in 34 seasons, 24 of which were spent at the University of Arizona. During that stretch he led the Wildcats to 11 Pac-10 Conference titles, 23 consecutive NCAA Tournaments, four Final Four appearances and a National Championship in 1997.


Week 10 (Jan. 19) Chasson Randle (Stanford)
Week 9 (Jan. 12) Marcus Foster (Kansas State)
Week 8 (Jan. 5) Jahlil Okafor (Duke)
Week 7 (Dec. 29) D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera (Georgetown)
Week 6 (Dec. 22) Jordan Price (La Salle)
Week 5 (Dec. 15)  Zach Auguste (Notre Dame) & Josh Richardson (Tennessee)
Week 4 (Dec. 8) Tyrone Wallace (California)
Week 3 (Dec. 1) Aaron Bacote (Old Dominion)
Week 2 (Nov. 24) Angel Rodriguez (Miami)
Week 1 (Nov. 17) Georges Niang (Iowa State)

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