An early entry candidate for the 2006 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Earned All-Pac-10 honors as a sophomore. Was also a mid-season nominee for the Naismith and Wooden Awards and was named First Team All-District by the NABC and USBWA. Career total of 97 made three-pointers currently ranks ninth on UCLA’s all-time list.
Sophomore (2005-06): Led the Pac-10 in assists (5.1 apg) while averaging 13.5 points. Season total of 189 assists rank as the ninth best single-season mark in school history. Missed two games with a sprained right ankle. Led the team in scoring 13 times. Posted career-high 28 points, including 23 points in the second half vs. Memphis. Shot 10-for-13 from the field in scoring 24 points vs. Nevada. Scored a team-high 22 points vs. West Virginia. Dished out a career-high 12 assists vs. Washington. Recorded a double-double of 16 points and 10 assists vs. Coppin State. Scored a team-high 19 points in the Pac-10 Tournament finals vs. Cal, on his way to All-Tournament honors. Led team with 18 points vs. Alabama in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Tallied 15 points and six assists, including the game-winning pass, in the comeback win over Gonzaga in the Sweet Sixteen. Scored 18 points in the National Championship game vs. Florida. Named to the Final Four All-Tournament team.
Freshman (2004-05): Led all Pac-10 freshmen in scoring (13.2 ppg), assists (5.3 ppg), free throw percentage (801), and minutes played (34.3 mpg). Ranked second among all Pac-10 players in assists. Was one of two players, along with fellow freshman Arron Afflalo, to start every game for the Bruins. Led team in scoring seven times, with a season-high 27 points vs. Arizona. Scored 25 points on 8-for-11 shooting vs. Pepperdine. Tallied a season-high nine assists vs. Michigan. Registered 23 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists vs. Oregon State. Earned Pac-10 All-Freshman Team honors and was named conference Freshman of the Year.
Strengths: Terrific ball-handling and passing skills. Can penetrate and kick or pull up for the mid-range jumpshot. Uses change of speeds well, and is a solid team defender.
Personal: Majoring in psychology. Godfather is former major league baseball player Eric Davis.