Thursday, April 13, 2017

Alford, Hamilton Set for Portsmouth Invitational 2017

Bryce will be playing for Sales System, Isaac for Roger Brown's Restaurant :-) 

Alford and Hamilton started in 104 games for UCLA over the past three seasons.

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LOS ANGELES – UCLA senior guards Bryce Alford and Isaac Hamilton will compete in the prestigious Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (PIT) at Churchland High School in Portsmouth, Va., from April 12-15.
For 65 consecutive years, the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament has invited 64 of the nation's top college basketball seniors to participate in a four-day, 12-game tournament played in front of NBA scouts.
Complete rosters for this season's tournament were announced April 10. The tournament's schedule and rosters can be viewed by visiting
Alford averaged 15.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game, starting all 36 contests, for the Bruins during his senior season. He set the school's single-season record for most three-pointers made (116) and ranked second in the Pac-12 in three-point percentage (43.0).
Hamilton registered 14.4 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game as a senior, starting all 36 contests alongside Alford. Hamilton and Alford each scored in double figures in 28 of the team's 36 games.
In fact, Alford and Hamilton have started in each of the Bruins' last 104 games – every game the previous three seasons.
Alford concluded his collegiate career ranking No. 5 on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,922 career points. In addition, he set the school's career record for most made three-pointers (326). Alford capped his UCLA career ranking No. 6 on the all-time assist list (537) and No. 7 in career free throw percentage (.825).
Hamilton finished his collegiate career with 1,426 points in three seasons, currently ranking No. 25 on the school's all-time scoring list.
Alford and Hamilton each tied the school's single-game record for most made three-point field goals. Alford shot 9 for 14 from three-point range in a win at Colorado (Jan. 12, 2017), while Hamilton made 9 of 14 three-pointers in the Bruins' home victory over Arizona State the following week (Jan. 19, 2017).
The duo of senior guards helped UCLA post a 31-5 overall record in 2016-17, including a 15-3 mark in Pac-12 play. The Bruins advanced to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 for the third time in four seasons after having won a school record-tying 28 regular-season games.

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