Basketball: Gutierrez could be 11th Pac-12 player with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 400 assists

Not even Gary Payton did this.

But with 32 more rebounds, Cal senior Jorge Gutierrez would become just the 11th player in Pac-12 Conference history to accumulate career totals of at least 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 400 assists.

Gutierrez’s current numbers: 1,181 points, 468 rebounds, 404 assists.

There’s no guarantee Gutierrez gets the 32 rebounds he needs. The Bears have two regular-season games to play, then the Pac-12 tournament and, likely, the NCAAs. If that totals six games, for instance, he’d need to average 5.3 rebounds to get there.

Payton, the Oakland-born former Oregon State star, had spectacular college numbers, but didn’t get over the hump in all three categories: 2,172 points, 938 assists, but just 480 rebounds.

Here are the 10 current members of this exclusive club:

Donnie Boyce, Colorado:  1,995 points-644 rebounds-405 assists
Toby Bailey, UCLA :  1,846-670-458
Sean Elliott, Arizona: 2,555-808-451
Eddie House, ASU: 2,044-502-405
Luke Jackson, Oregon: 1,970-746-424
Ron Lee, Oregon: 2,085-580-572
Andre Miller, Utah: 1,618-643-721
Pooh Richardson, UCLA: 1,461-565-833
Luke Walton, Arizona: 1,179-662-582
Kyle Weaver, WSU: 1,162-570-465



Jeff Faraudo

  • jim crow

    Interesting, Jeff. No one loves Jorge more than I do, but looking at the list makes me think it is an odd combination of statistics. Clearly the list of the 10 members has some impressive names, but hardly anyone, other than Sean Elliott, who would be on a list of really great Pac-12 players.

    I would be interested in seeing the minutes played in college by all on this list. Probably a lot of them exceeded Jorge’s, since he did not regularly start till his junior year.

  • LongtimeBlue&Gold

    JC, Ronnie Lee was pretty darned good.

  • David Swartz

    Should players from Utah and Colorado be included in such a list? The schools were not in the Pac-10/12 at the time.

  • MoreNCsarecoming

    What other Pac 12 records does Eddie House have?

  • Utah and CU don’t belong on the list until the players have built the stats as members of the conference. They did not build the stats against Pac teams, though, admittedly, a good percentage of stats for those belonging on the list are from OOC games.

  • Jeff Faraudo

    I agree it’s a rather eclectic group — I’m not suggesting this is a list of the 10 best players in conference history.
    I’d say the best players among them were Elliott, Lee, House and Andre Miller. The one perhaps most similar to Gutierrez: Kyle Weaver.
    As far as including CU and Utah players, they’re in the league now. What choice did I have?

  • Uh Huh!

    Perhaps the W.C. wants you to have two separate lists:

    But you’d have to include this year’s Jorge #’s in the Pac12 list and his first 3 season totals in the Pac10 list.
    Of course, then the entire exercise would be pointless.
    Surely I jest….

  • Uh Huh!

    BTW, JF, where does one go to look up this stuff.