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Channing Frye Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: August 12, 2004
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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General:  Continues to develop into one of the nation’s top big men ... Possesses a strong work ethic ... An excellent athlete, Frye gives the Cats an inside presence similar to Loren Woods (1998-2001) with improving shot-blocking abilities ... Great hands and a solid mid-range jumper ... Registered 60 double-figure-point and 23 double-figure-rebound games in his three-year career ... Averaged 17.3 points and 8.7 rebounds in three postseason games ... A starter in 82 of 96 career games played.

2003-04 (Junior): First team all-Pac-10 selection ... A USBWA all-District 9 selection ... Named team co-captain by a vote of his teammates ... A third team Dick Vitale preseason All-America pick ... Included on both the John R. Wooden and Naismith preseason player of the year award lists ... Ranks third on the team in scoring (15.9 ppg) and rebounding (7.4 rpg) ... Leads the Pac-10 and ranked 26th nationally with 2.1 blocked shots per game ... 2003-04 marked the first season in which Frye posted a positive assist:turnover ratio (56:49) ... His .548 FG percentage ranked 43rd nationally ... Averaging 17.4 points and 7.6 rebounds over his last 10 games with a .559 FG percentage ... Averaged 19.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in two Pac-10 Tournament games to go with a 71.4 FG percentage (15-of-21) ... Posted his sixth double-double (21st career) with 13 points and 12 rebounds on 3/18 vs. Seton Hall in NCAA Tournament ... Hit 7-of-8 FGs and 6-of-7 FTs en route to 20 points and eight rebounds on 3/12 vs. Washington ... Knocked down his third trey of the season en route to 19 points, six boards and two blocks in Pac-10 Tournament quarterfinal win over USC on 3/11 ... Tallied 16 points and five rebounds in the second half on 3/7 vs. Arizona State en route to 20 pints, seven rebounds and two assists ... Scored 14 of his 20 points in the first half vs. Washington State on 2/28 ... Equaled or set career highs with 11-of-21 FGs and three steals to go with 25 points and nine boards on 2/26 vs. Washington ... Collected his fifth double-double of the season with 18 points and a season-high 13 rebounds on 2/21 at Oregon State ... Tallied 14 points, eight boards, three assists and two blocks on 2/19 at Oregon ... Played just 15 minutes due to foul trouble on 2/14 vs. UCLA, but did score 15 points and add two steals ... Collected 10 points and six boards on 2/12 vs. USC ... Scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half at Stanford on 2/7 to go with three assists, four blocks and two steals ... Tallied 17 points and four boards on 2/5 at California, including the 1,000th point of his career ... Posted team-high totals of 17 points and four assists to go with seven boards on 1/31 at Washington State ... Collected eight points (4-of-9 FG) to go with seven rebounds and two assists on 1/29 at Washington ... Collected his fourth double-double of the year (19th career) with 18 points and a game-high 11 rebounds on 1/25 vs. Oregon to go with a career-high four assists ... Displayed a nice all-around game vs. Oregon State on 1/22 nine points, four boards, three assists, two blocks and a steal in just 20 minutes ... Posted his third double-double of the season with a career-high-equaling 26 points (11-of-19 FG) and 10 boards on 1/17 at UCLA ... Hit 6-of-8 FGs and finished with a team-high 17 points at USC on 1/15 ... Finished with 12 points (4-of-13 FG) and just four boards on 1/10 vs. Stanford ... Equaled a career high with four assists to go with 16 points and four blocks on 1/8 vs. California ... Posted a solid all-around game on 1/3 at Arizona State, finishing with 17 points, seven rebounds (six offensive), a career-high four assists and two blocks ... Totaled eight points (just three FGA) and four blocks on 12/30 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette ... Tallied 15 points and two blocks in just 15 minutes vs. Liberty on 12/28 ... Narrowly missed a double-double with 15 points, nine boards on 12/22 vs. San Diego State to go with three assists and four blocks ... Scored 18 of his career-high 26 points in the second half vs. Saint Mary’s on 12/17 to go with nine boards and three blocks ... Tallied 11 points and 13 rebounds vs. Marquette on 12/13 to go with two blocks in 38 minutes ... Collected 15 points, six boards and five blocks on 12/9 vs. Texas ... Posted seven points, seven boards and two blocks on 12/6 at Saint Louis ... Collected his 16th career double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds to go with a career-high-equaling five blocks on 11/28 vs. Florida ... Posted a team-high 20 points to go with a career-high four assists on 11/24 vs. Northern Arizona.

2002-03 (Sophomore): An honorable mention all-Pac-10 selection ... Team leader with 60 blocks (2nd in Pac-10) and a 56.9 FG percentage (3rd in Pac-10/29th nationally), and double-doubles (9) ... Shot 57.6 percent over his last 24 games (136-of-236) ... Averaged 13.5 points and 10.3 rebounds in four NCAA Tournament games ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week on Feb. 27 following win over Arizona State ... Named Arizona most improved player in a vote of his teammates ... Totaled six points and five rebounds on 3/29 vs. Kansas in West Regional final ... Posted his third consecutive double-double in the NCAA Tournament with 14 points and 12 rebounds vs. Notre Dame on 3/27 in West Regional semifinal ... Recorded team-high totals of 22 points and 12 rebounds to go with two blocks and two steals on 3/22 vs. Gonzaga ... Posted 12 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks on 3/20 vs. Vermont ... Registered 23 points, nine rebounds and two assists on 3/13 vs. UCLA ... Recorded 13 points, eight boards and a season-high three assists vs. Oregon on 3/8 ... Hit 10-of-14 FGs en route to 24 points and 10 rebounds (sixth double-double) on 3/6 vs. Oregon State ... Tallied seven points, six rebounds and two blocks in Pac-10 title clinching win at Stanford on 3/1 ... Tallied 15 points, five rebounds and two assists at California on 2/27 ... Posted his second consecutive double-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks on 2/22 at Arizona State ... Set a new career high with 25 points on 11-of-13 shooting to go with a season-high 14 boards and two steals on 2/15 vs. USC ... Equaled a season-high with two assists to go with eight points, six boards and three blocks on 2/13 vs. UCLA ... Tallied 15 points, four boards and three blocks on 2/8 at Washington State ... Posted his second consecutive double-double (ninth career) with 24 points and 12 rebounds at Washington on 2/6 ... Recorded his second double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds on 2/1 vs. California ... Posted three blocks and seven boards on 1/30 vs. Stanford, but hit just 4-of-10 FG attempts ... Grabbed a team-high eight rebounds on 1/25 at Kansas ... Collected at least 10 points and six boards for the sixth straight game on 1/22 vs. Arizona State with 13 points and seven rebounds ... Posted totals of 12 points, six rebounds and two steals on 1/18 at UCLA ... Poured in a season-high 14 points to go with seven boards and three blocks at USC on 1/16 ... Collected 10 points, seven boards and three blocks on 1/11 vs. Washington ... Posted first double-double of the season (11 pts./14 reb.) to go with season-high five blocks on 1/9 vs. Washington State ... Hit all five FG attempts at Oregon State on 1/4 to finish with 11 points and seven rebounds ... Collected six points and five rebounds on 1/2 at Oregon ... Tallied nine points and seven rebounds on 12/30 vs. Boston University ... Equaled season highs with 12 points and nine rebounds on 12/28 vs. Davidson ... Scored nine of his 11 points and grabbed all five of his rebounds in the second half on 12/21 at Louisiana State ... Failed to score a field goal (0-4) for just the second time in his career on 12/15 vs. Texas, finishing with one point and three rebounds ... Registered eight points, four boards and two blocks on 12/7 at San Diego State ... Tallied 11 points, nine boards and two blocks on 12/3 vs. Saint Louis ... Hit 5-of-6 FGs vs. Northern Arizona on 11/27 to go with four rebounds, two assists, three blocks and two steals ... Opened the year with 10 points (5-7 FG) and nine boards in the win over Western Kentucky on 11/23.

Summer 2002: Averaged team-high totals of 19.2 points and 11.9 rebounds per game on Arizona’s 10-game tour of Australia ... Posted eight double-doubles on the tour, including three

games with 15 or more boards ... Also led the team in FG percentage (.561), offensive rebounds (47) and blocked shots (27), while shooting 83.7 percent from the line ... Traveled to Turkey and Italy with NYC Hoops later that summer.

2001-02 (Freshman): A key contributor in 2001-02 who started 25 of 34 games ... Worked his way into the starting lineup by late December and stayed there for the rest of the season ... Selected to the Pac-10 all-Freshman team ... Team leader with 50 blocks and collected five blocks in a game three times this year ...Led the Pac-10 with a .595 FG percentage (.605 in Pac-10 play), and was the only UA player to shoot better than 50 percent from the floor ... Also shot .727 from the free throw line ... Arizona’s No. 2 scorer (14.3 ppg) and rebounder (7.7 rpg) in three NCAA Tournament games ... Ranked 14th in the Pac-10 in rebounding (6.3), fifth in blocked shots (1.47) and ninth in offensive rebounds (2.38) ... Had string of 17 consecutive shots made (covering four games) come to an end at Arizona State On Jan. 23 ... Shot 80-of-128 (.625) from the field in his last 21 games ... Averaged 18 points, 12.5 rebounds and 38.0 minutes in the two-game Oregon trip Dec. 20-22, including a career-best 18-point, 16-rebound performance at Oregon State ... Named to the Fiesta Bowl Classic all-Tournament team ... Hit all four shots from the floor and added five rebounds and two blocks on 3/21 vs. Oklahoma in the West Regional Semifinal ... Was outstanding on both ends of the floor vs. Wyoming in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on 3/16, scoring 18 points (6-of-10 FG) and adding 11 rebounds (6th double-double of the year) and five blocked shots ... Tallied 16 points and nine rebounds in his NCAA Tournament debut on 3/14 vs. UCSB ... Scored just two points and grabbed seven boards vs. USC in the Pac-10 Tournament championship game on 3/9, but assisted on the defensive effort against Sam Clancy, limiting him to 12 points and five boards (seven points and four boards less than his season averages) ... Collected five points, two boards, an assist and a steal on 2/28 vs. Stanford ... Hit 2-of-6 shots from the floor and grabbed just one rebound on 2/20 vs. Arizona State ... Tallied five points and a block at USC on 2/16 ... Scored five points and added eight rebounds at UCLA on 2/14 ... Struggled from the field (3-of-12), but grabbed 10 rebounds on 2/9 vs. Washington State ... Posted his fifth double-double of the year with 16 points (6-of-9 FG) and 10 rebounds on 2/7 vs. Washington ... Connected on 10-of-13 FGs, including one that gave UA the lead for good, to finish with a career-high 22 points and 10 rebounds in the win at Stanford on 2/2 ... Totaled five points, two assists and two blocks at California on 1/31 ... Hit 8-of-14 shots, and added a team-high nine rebounds and two blocks on 1/26 vs. Connecticut ... Played just 19 minutes due to foul trouble and tallied six points (2-5 FG) and four rebounds on 1/23 at Arizona State ... Went 6-of-6 from the floor en route to a team-high 19 points and eight boards vs. UCLA on 1/19 ... Tallied 10 points (4-of-4 FGs), four boards and an assist on 1/17 vs. USC ... Hit 5-of-5 shots from the floor and added three assists (career high) and three steals on 1/12 at Washington ... Tallied 10 points, six rebounds and two blocked shots on 1/10 at Washington State ... Posted his third double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds in the come-from-behind win over Oregon State on 1/6 ... Totaled eight points and eight rebounds vs. Oregon on 1/4 ... Posted his third double-figure rebounding game with 10 boards vs. Valparaiso on 12/30 ... Collected his second double-double in three games with an 18-point, 10-rebound, five-block effort vs. Pepperdine on 12/28 ... Hit 7-of-11 FGs en route to 18 points and nine rebounds on 12/22 at Oregon ... Exploded for 18 points and 16 rebounds (first career double-double) in the 76-73 win at Oregon State on 12/20, where he totaled 16 of the team’s 29 rebounds in the game ... Tallied five points, six rebounds and a season-high five blocks (four in one sequence) at Michigan State on 12/15 ... Hit a career-best 4-of-5 FGs to finish with eight points and six rebounds vs. Purdue on 12/8 ... Made his first career start in front of the home folks in Phoenix vs. Illinois on 12/4, but was limited to just seven minutes of action due to foul trouble ... Hit 2-of-3 FGs and added two steals vs. Kansas on 12/1 ... Limited the No. 23 Texas frontline to just 7-of-26 shooting in the come-from-behind road win on 11/17 ... Hit both FG attempts and added four rebounds, two assists and two blocks in the win over No. 5 Florida on 11/9 ... Gave the team a lift off the bench in the win over No. 2 Maryland on 11/8 with four points, four boards, two assists and two steals.

High School: Rated as the No. 98 recruit in the nation by Hoop Scoop and the No. 13 center in the country by Fast Break Recruiting Service ... Another in the long line of Arizona prep standouts to enter the Wildcat program ... Led St. Mary’s High School to the 2001 Class 5A state championship with a 30-3 record ... Averaged 22.0 points, 15.0 rebounds, 6.0 blocks and 3.0 assists per game as a senior ... St. Mary’s won the Desert Valley Conference title with a 10-0 record ... Named Player of the Year by the Arizona Republic ... Was the Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year ... A fourth-team Parade All-America ... A McDonald’s All-America nominee ... As a junior, Frye averaged 15.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 9.0 blocks and 6.0 assists per game for coach David Lopez at St. Mary’s. He led the team to a 26-7 record in 2000, a berth in the Class 5A state tournament semifinals and a No. 19 national ranking by USA Today ... He was a Street & Smith’s High Honorable Mention All-America pick and an all-metro Phoenix selection ... He earned MVP honors at the Arizona Preps Fall Showcase and attended the Nike All-America camp ... A member of the St. Mary’s Lettermen’s Club and was very active in its community service program.


Frye, Channing

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2001-02.  34-25   814/23.9  122-205  .595    0-0    .000   80-110  .727  81-133  214  6.3  99-4   25  47  50  16  324/9.5
2002-03.  32-27   814/25.4  165-290  .569    0-1    .000   73-110  .664  95-162  257  8.0  87-1   23  31  60  18  403/12.6
2003-04.  30-30   910/30.3  193-352  .548    3-5    .600   89-113  .788  89-133  222  7.4  89-4   56  49  63  17  478/15.9
TOTAL...  96-82  2538/26.4  480-847  .567    3-6    .500  242-333  .727 265-428  693  7.2 275-9  104 127 173  51 1205/12.6

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