4 Gabe Lee
Career Stats Entering the 03-04 Season in PDF Format
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Returning starter at center for the Minutemen ... Brings good size and strength to the frontcourt ... Outstanding shot blocker, who totaled 46 blocks during his first season at UMass ... Sat out the 2001-2002 campaign under NCAA academic guidelines, but can earn that season back by completing his degree requirements by the end of his senior year.
As a Sophomore in 2002-2003
Played in 28 games on the season, starting 13 times ... Started 13 of the final 15 games of the season at center ... Led the Minutemen in blocked shots (46), while standing second in field goal percentage (.504) and offensive rebounds (49), fourth in rebounding (4.0 rpg), fifth in defensive rebounds (63) and minutes (640) and sixth in scoring (5.6 ppg) ... Averaged 6.1 ppg and 4.5 rpg in Atlantic 10 games, while hitting 49.3 percent of his field goals ... Ranked third in the Atlantic 10 in blocked shots (1.6 bpg), while standing second in league games only (2.1 bpg) ... Contributed five or more points 14 times as a rookie, including six double-figure performances... Grabbed five or more rebounds 11 times ... Recorded a career-high five blocked shots four times, while rejecting four shots in three games ... Had at least one rejection in 17 of 28 appearances, two or more 10 times ... Tallied a career-high 15 points to go with nine rebounds and four blocks in 25 minutes at George Washington ... Grabbed six rebounds and blocked five shots in 22 minutes at Rhode Island ... Had a career-high 10 rebounds and blocked a career-high-tying five shots against Duquesne ... Totaled 14 points, eight rebounds and four blocks in the victory over Fordham ... Recorded 12 points and nine rebounds at Dayton ... Had 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting against Xavier ... Totaled 12 points and eight rebounds against Florida International.
Spent the 2000-2001 campaign at the Northfield (Mass.) Mount Hermon School, where he averaged 21.4 points and 4.3 blocks per game for coach Bill Batty before being sidelined by a separated right shoulder ... Was being recruited by North Carolina, Connecticut and Cincinnati before the shoulder injury, and signed with UMass during the 2001 spring period ... At Mitchell-Baker High School in Camilla, Ga., Lee was the best player on coach Rufus McDuffie's team that captured three consecutive state championships ... Led Mitchell-Baker to an 85-6 three-year mark and three state titles ... Three-time team MVP averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds and six assists over his prep career ... Captained the Eagles to a 28-1 record, a state title and a No. 19 national ranking as a senior, when he averaged 15 points, eight rebounds and three assists per game ... Earned All-State honors, and was recognized as Georgia's best big man as a senior.
Full name is Gabriel D. Lee ... Son of Cynthia Lee ... Born Jan. 27, 1981, in Dallas, Texas ... Majoring in Sociology.