The Cardinal finished the year 33-3 and won its 13th straight Pac-12 regular-season crown
The Cardinal opens a trip to SEC Country Wednesday at No. 21/17 South Carolina
The Cardinal opens the new campaign Friday against Fresno State
Samuelson leads all players with 18 points
Samuelson scores 27 points to lead six in double figures
USA Basketball: Participated in the USA Basketball U18 National Team Trials ahead of the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
2012-13: Game-by-Game Stats ... made collegiate debut at Santa Clara ... grabbed four rebounds against the Broncos ... grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots at Hawai'i ... grabbed three rebounds and blocked a shot against Long Beach State ... scored three points with five rebounds against Pacific ... blocked a shot at Tennessee ... scored four points with a pair of rebounds at Oregon ... hit a pair of free throws at Oregon State ... grabbed a pair of rebounds against Arizona ... pulled down two boards at USC ... had three rebounds, two blocks and an assist in nine minutes against Oregon State ... blocked a pair of shots against Oregon ... grabbed two rebounds with a block and a steal at Washington ... grabbed three rebounds against UCLA ... scored two points with two rebounds against Tulsa.
High School: A 2012 graduate of South Medford High School in Medford, Ore. ... four-year letterwinner in basketball, also earned a letter in track and field ... helped lead SMHS team to OSAA 6A state title in 2012, an eighth-place state finish in 2011 and to the state tournament in 2010 ... 2012 title made South Medford the first team from southern Oregon to win the big-school state crown ... selected to OSAA 6A All-State First Team as a senior ... earned second-team all-state honors as a junior after averaging 13 points, nine rebounds and five blocks a game as the Panthers captured the school's first Southern Oregon Conference title since 1994 ... named Southern Oregon Hybrid Player of the Year in 2011 ... blocked 13 shots in a win over North Medford as a junior ... selected to the All-Southwest Conference First Team as a sophomore ... played club ball for the Oregon Reign in 2009-10 and for the Columbia Cascades from 2010-12.
Personal: Born in Medford, Ore. ... parents are Kelly and Jane Picknell ... has one older sister, Hannah ... major is undeclared ... hobbies include reading and dancing.
Pts: 4, at Oregon (2/1/13)
Rebs: 8, at Hawai'i (11/17/12)
Assists: 1, vs. Oregon State (2/22/13)
FG: 1, 5x, last at Washington (2/28/13)
FT: 2, 2x, last at Oregon State (2/3/13)
Steals: 1, at Washington (2/28/13)
Blocks: 3, at Hawai'i (11/17/12)
Mins: 16, at Hawai'i (11/17/12)