Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Devine Wins Big West Best Hustle Award
Chris Devine of UCSB won this third Big West Best Hustle player award. The 6th year senior forward also earned the Best Hustle award in 2005-06 and 2007-08 seasons, in becoming the only player to win the award 3 times.
Devine is averaging 15.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in 28 starts on the year, ranking third and sixth in those categories, respectively. He is shooting .524 from the field, third in the conference. Devine averages 2.3 offensive boards per game, fourth among Big West players. The native of Eagle River, Alaska ranks second on the UCSB squad with 29 steals and third with 11 blocked shots. He is fourth all-time on the Gaucho career scoring list with 1,577 points.