Bryan & Oraby Named To Pac-12 All-Academic Teams|
March 26, 2014
USC men's basketball players Chass Bryan and Omar Oraby were named to Pac-12 All-Academic teams it was announced by Commissioner Larry Scott today (March 26). The sophomore guard Bryan was named to the second team and the senior center Oraby was named honorable mention.
Bryan appeared in 25 games for USC during the 2013-14 season, including making his first three career starts. USC won two of the three games Bryan started, including the win at Dayton. The speedy Bryan was fourth on the team in assists (24) and fifth in steals (13). He scored 39 points and had 14 rebounds this season. He scored a season high of nine points vs. Villanova at the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. The USC Presidential Scholar maintains a 3.33 GPA in Business Management, Marketing and Related Services.
Oraby started 30 of USC's 32 games and averaged 8.2 points and 6.0 rebounds. Oraby ranked second in the conference in blocked shots (72) and 16th in rebounding. The native of Egypt scored 15 or more points five times. He scored 15 points, grabbed nine rebounds and tied a career high with six blocks vs. CS Fullerton on Nov. 19. He scored a season-high 17 points twice, including on Dec. 19 at Long Beach State when he also had 10 rebounds for his first double-double as a Trojan. In USC's Pac-12 Tournament first-round game vs. Colorado, Oraby scored 10 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had three blocked shots. Oraby finished his two-year USC career with 119 career blocks which rank fifth all-time by a Trojan. Oraby is majoring in Social Sciences and has a 3.12 GPA.