24 Keani Albanez
Both teams playing well as of late
Game time is 3:30 pm PST on ESPN2
GU has already clinched outright WCC Championship
GU travels to San Francisco on Thursday
Zags riding 10-game winning streak
JUNIOR (2013-14): Game-by-game statistics...Played and started all 34 games for the Bulldogs…first-ever career start came in the opening game of the season, a win over Idaho, Nov. 8…ended the year fourth on the team in points per game at 9.2…was third on the team in steals per game at 1.5…also averaged 2.8 rebounds and 1.0 assist per contest…led the team in 3-pointers made with 60 and 3-point percentage at 35.5 (60-of-169)…sank three 3-pointers in seven contests and drained four against Saint Mary’s, Feb. 27…registered 16 double-figure scoring contests, including two 20-plus point performances…began the season with 3-straight double-digit point contests, including a 14 point and eight rebound performance against UT Martin, Nov. 10…scored 21 points – hitting 6-of-8 from the field and 8-of-13 from the free throw line – in the Zags win at Pacific, Dec. 30…scored 10 points, had three rebounds and made five steals in a win at Wisconsin, Dec. 10…had 20 points, three steals, two blocks and one assist in the Bulldogs win over BYU in the WCC Tournament Championship.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Game-by-game statistics...played in all 33 games for Gonzaga, averaging 15.5 minutes per contest…was fourth on the team in points per game at 6.6…also averaged 2.3 rebounds per game, 0.9 steals and 0.8 assists per contest…was second on the team in free throw percentage at 78.4 (29-of-37)…registered six double-figure point games…scored a then career-high 17 points – 15 coming in the second half – in win over UC Riverside, Nov. 9…tied a then career-high in points with 17 in GU’s 11-point win over USC, Nov. 11…tallied a career-high 19 points in win over Missouri State University, Nov. 20...hit 6-of-9 from the field, including 3-of-6 3-pointers against Missouri State…notched 17 points at Loyola Marymount University, Feb. 9…had a career-high four steals, along with two blocks, five rebounds and seven points in win at the University of San Diego, Jan. 19…finished with 10 points, two steals, two assists and two rebounds at the University of Portland, Jan. 14.
FRESHMAN (2011-12): Game-by-game statistics...saw action in 31 games for the Bulldogs, averaging 7.7 minutes per contest...scored 62 points (2.0 ppg), grabbed 46 rebounds (1.5 rpg), had 19 assists and 19 steals and blocked six shots...had a game of 3's at the University of Idaho, Nov. 17 - her three points came on a 3-pointers; she also grabbed three rebounds and dished out three assists...scored a career-high 12 points in GU's 99-69 win over Portland State University, Nov. 27...also dished out a career-high four assists and grabbed a career-high five rebounds versus the Vikings...had six points - hitting 2-of-6 from the field, including 1-of-4 3-pointers - in GU's win over Saint Francis (Pa.), Jan. 1.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Buena high school in Ventura, Calif...was rated No. 72 overall in the class of 2011 by ESPN HoopGurlz and was widely considered one of the top guards in the nation...nominated for the 2011 McDonald's All-America team...as a senior led Buena to the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA and CIF Division II So Cal Regional finals...averaged 21.6 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.9 steals and 2.7 assists per game...named Star's Girls Basketball Player of the Year...named All-County, the All-Channel League first team, was CIF Division III first team ...as a junior, was also named to the All-Channel League first team, was CIF Division III first team, was named first team All-Ventura County as well as named to the California All-Junior Team...averaged 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game as a junior....as a sophomore, was named to the first team All-Channel League and was also a CIF Division II AA and Ventura County second team selection...Buena High was Channel League Champions both her sophomore and junior years...as a freshman, she was named first team All-Pacific League as well as second team All-CIF at Oxnard High School.
Misc.: Parents are Ronda and George Albanez...has three brothers; Ayden, Ahmad and Carmello...has one sister; Jayla.
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