Tyrone Wallace: 2016 Draft Prospect

Height: 6-6
Weight: 198
Position: PG
College: California
Age: 21

2015-2016 Season Stats

PPG: 15.3
RPG: 5.4
APG: 4.4
BLK: 0.4
STL: 1.0

Player Bio
Courtesy of California Athletics

Led the Bears with 15.3 ppg ... named honorable mention All-Pac-12 ... in the Pac-12 Tournament, dished out a career-best 10 assists (1 turnover) vs. Oregon State in the quarterfinals and had a season-high 26 points against Utah in the semifinals ... poured in 19 of his game-high 24 points at Arizona State in the second half ... broke a bone in his right hand during practice Jan. 17 and missed five games before returning against Oregon Feb. 11 when he finished with 10 points and a team-high 8 rebounds in a 20-point victory ... broke a different bone in the same hand at practice March 16 and missed Cal’s NCAA Tournament game vs. Hawaii ... had a solid all-around game vs. Colorado with 16 points, 7 rebounds and8 assists ... scored 23 points and added 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals in a win at Wyoming ... named Pac-12 Player of the Week with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists (1 turnover) vs. Rice - the third straight year he earned the honor the first week of the season ... on the preseason watch list for the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award.

2014-15 (JUNIOR)
First-team All-Pac-12 selection by the coaches … finalist for the Bob Cousy Award, honoring the National Point Guard of the Year … named to both the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the United States Basketball Writers Association all-district teams … two-time Pac-12 Player of the Week award honoree … recipient of the Lute Olson National Player of the Week Award on Dec. 8 … named a first-team All-American in ESPN analyst Jeff Goodman’s mid-season awards list in December … started all 33 games as a junior and last 58 overall, dating back to his sophomore season … owns 90 career starts … only individual in the Pac-12 Conference to rank in the top five in points (4th, 17.1 ppg.), rebounds (5th, 7.1) and assists (5th, 4.0) in 2014-15 season … has totaled 1,196 career points, which ranks 25th on Cal’s all-time scoring list … 564 points as a junior rank 14th on Cal’s single-season scoring list … led the Bears in points, rebounds (235, 7.1 rpg.), assists (131, 4.0 apg.), steals (42, 1.3 spg.) and minutes (1,148, 34.8 mpg.) … scored 16 or more points in 23 of Cal’s 33 games … reached the 20-point mark 11 times as a junior (owns 16 career 20-point games), including a career-best 29 points that included 23 in the second half in a win at Nevada … posted three 20-point performances in one half overall as a junior, including 21 (out of 26 in the game) in the first half at Washington State, 20 (out of 23 in the game) in the second half in the win over Princeton, along with his 23-point second-half performance at Nevada … single-handedly won the game against USC, hitting the game-winning three-point shot as the buzzer sounded to give the Bears the 70-69 victory over the Trojans … posted five double-doubles … recorded a career-high 15 rebounds to go along with 22 points against Montana … averaged 14.8 ppg and dished out a team-high 19 assists during Cal’s four-game trip to Australia over the summer.

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE)
Played in all 35 games with 34 starts … team’s third-leading scorer (11.4 ppg.) … led team in steals (44) and three-point field goals made (43) … ranked 11th in the Pac-12 in steals per game (1.26 spg.) … posted career-high four steals at Stanford, at No. 10 Oregon and against Washington State … second on the team in assists (95) … scored in double figures in 20 games, including five 20-point games … scored a career-high 21 points on 3-of-4 shooting from three-point range against Stanford at home … recorded three or more three-point field goals on five occasions with a season-best four at Stanford and at home against Nevada … Pac-12 Player of the Week with 20 points, seven assists, six rebounds, two steals and a block in season-opening victory against Coppin State … matched career-high with 11 rebounds against UC Irvine.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN)
one freshman to play in all 33 games ... inserted into starting lineup the 10th game of the season … played 20 minutes or more in 30 games ... posted a pair of double-doubles on the year (16 points and a career-best 11 rebounds vs. Colorado; 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. UC Santa Barbara) … UC Santa Barbara game was first career start … seven points, six assists, career-high four blocks, three steals and three rebounds in win over UCLA … 11 points, three assists, two blocks and two steals at Oregon State … 16 points and three steals at Arizona State ... three steals to go along with 12 points in 38 minutes vs. No. 10 Oregon ... career-high eight assists to go with 12 points at Utah ... 16 points with six rebounds vs. Washington State ... collected 10 rebounds to go along with eight points vs. No. 13 Creighton and posted 13 points vs. No. 18 UNLV.

Rated the 13th-best point guard in the nation by Rivals.com and the 15th-best at his position by Scout.com … ESPN.com rated Wallace the 27th-best point guard in the nation … ranked the 78th best overall prospect in the country by Rivals.com and 87th overall by Rivals.com … two-time Bakersfield Californian Player of the Year for Bakersfield High School and head coach Greg Burt … Bakersfield’s all-time scoring leader with 1,767 career points … second-team All-CIF selection by ESPNHS … averaged 22.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, 3.2 steals and 1.7 assists per game for the Drillers, who were 24-5 and reached the Central Section semifinals.

Born June 10, 1994 … parents are Tyrone and Michelle Wallace … has a younger brother (Da’zion Wallace) and younger sister (Diamond Wallace) as well as an older brother (Ryan Carolina) … social welfare major.


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