Update on Love and Stanback

The two players committed to UCLA, 6-7 Chace Stanback of L.A. Fairfax and 6-9 Kevin Love of Lake Oswego, Ore., are having huge senior seasons. Stanback recently scored 39 points, and Love is on track to set the all-time Oregon high school scoring record...

Chace Stanback, the 6-7 forward committed to UCLA from Los Angeles Fairfax, has been on fired as of late.

Stanback has put together a string of four games – all victories – where he's scored 34, 29, 31 and then a season-high of 39. That's an average of 33 points per game.

It's pushed his season scoring average to 26.7 per game.

Stanback is averaging 12.2 rebounds per game and is shooting just about 45% from three.

He recently had a triple-double against Palisades, scoring 34, getting 11 rebounds and blocking 10 shots.

Behind Stanback, Fairfax is currently ranked #5 in the Los Angeles Times Poll of L.A. area high schools, and is #23 in the USA Today national ranking.

Kevin Love, the 6-9 prospect committed to UCLA from Lake Oswego (Ore.) High, considered the #1 post player in the nation, is on a pace to set the all-time Oregon scoring record.

The record has stood for 50 years, and is held by Bob "Pudgy" Hunt. In 1957, he finished his high school career at Knappa High with 2,584 points.

Over the decades, ten other Oregon high school players have reached 2,000 points, but no one came within 250 points of Hunt.

Love currently has 2,193 career points. If he continues on his pace of 32 points per game for the season, and if Lake Oswego makes it to the state finals (L.O. won it last year), he'll break Hunt's record.

Love is currently fifth on the Oregon all-time scoring list, and next up is Salim Stoudamire (2,219).

Love is averaging 32 points, 18.1 rebounds, 4 blocks, 4.2 assists and 1.4 steals, while shooting 64% from the field, 40% from three and 84% from the free-throw line.

Last week, in L.O.'s last outing, Love had 39 points and 20 rebounds in a game where Lake Oswego, the #2-ranked team in Oregon 6-A, beat #3-ranked Oregon City, 72-50. In that game, Oregon City typically bracketed Love in a constant double-team. It was also during a week when Love and Lake Oswego were in finals.


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