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5   Ricky Harris
Ricky Harris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Calvert Hall College

Last College:
Winchendon School (Mass.)

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Position:
G

Birthdate:
08/12/1987


03/20/2014

A Look Back At Great Moments In March Madness

From conference tourney play to NCAA action, here's a look at some of the top March moments in UMass history.

CAREER HONORS
2009-10 ATLANTIC 10 FIRST TEAM from SPORTING NEWS
2009-10 ATLANTIC 10 THIRD TEAM
Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (Feb. 14, 2010)
Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (Dec. 6, 2009)
2009-10 Atlantic 10 Preseason First Team
2008-09 Atlantic 10 Third Team
2008-09 Atlantic 10 Preseason Second Team
2008-09 Athlon Preseason First Team
2008-09 Lindy's Preseason First Team
2008 ATLANTIC 10 MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF YEAR
2008 NIT All-Tournament Team Atlantic 10 Player of Week (March 3, 2008)
ESPN Weekly Watch National Player of Week (Jan. 21, 2008)
Atlantic 10 Player of Week (Jan. 20, 2008)
BTI Tip-Off Tournament All-Tournament Team

  • RICKY HARRIS PHOTO GALLERY
  • KELLOGG ON HARRIS: "Ricky is a player who comes back averaging 18 points a game, obviously he can fill it up. He will be looked upon to be a senior leader this season being the lone scholarship senior on the team. I love his competitiveness, his toughness, he's just a guy who goes out and plays to win every time on the court. I'm excited to coach him and feel like he can at least reach or exceed expectations of how he played last year.

    AS A SENIOR IN 2009-10:
    •2010 ATLANTIC 10 THIRD TEAM. Preseason Atlantic 10 First-Team. Athlon named him the Atlantic 10's "Most Entraintaining Player"
    • Scored in double-figures 41 of his final 42 games; 94 of 129 career games including 91 of the final 97.
    • ATLANTIC 10's ACTIVE LEADING SCORER WITH 1,960 at time of conclusion of career.
    • THIRD in career scoring at UMass (1,960), passing Marcus Camby (1,387) and Julius Erving (1,370) vs. Cornell. Passed Lou Roe (1,905) on March 6.
    •SECOND in career 3-pointers made (276), passing Anthony Anderson (275). No. 1 is Monty Mack (331). Passed Derek Kellogg (138) on list.
    • SECOND in 3-pointers attempted (795), passing Kellogg (362) who was 10th. No. 1 is Monty Mack (910).
    • THIRD in career field goal attempted (1,534 ). Passed Lorenzo Sutton (1,518) in final game.
    • SIXTH in career free throws at UMass (398), has passed Marcus Camby (308) & Julius Erving (322). Next is No. 5 Harper Williams (424).
    • FOURTH in career steals 148. No. 3 is Anthony Anderson (150).
    •FIFTH in career games played (129). Carmelo Travieso (130) is fourth.
    •SEVENTH in career made field goals (643). Next on list is No. 6 is Lou Roe (661).
    • Averaging league-best 19.8 points, 2.9 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 31 games (30 starts) as a senior. FIRST in A-10 in scoring.
    • LED Atlantic in scoring in conference games with 21.9 in A-10 contests.
    • 10TH on single-season points list with 613 in 2009-10.

  • NINTH in single-season scoring average (19.8).
    • On single-season charts also ranks SEVENTH in 3-point field goals attempted (225) in 2009-10, tied with his mark of 2008-09. EIGHTH in field goals attempted (506).
    • In final college game, scored 19 points vs. Richmond (3/12) in A-10 Quarterfinals.
    • Led UMass to A-10 First Round win at Charlotte (3/9) with 24 points including UMass' first 10 points of game and 11-12 free throws in game.
    • On Senior Day, had "greatest day of his life" hitting game-winner with 3.5 second left to send UMass to A-10 Tournament as part of scoring game-high 28 points vs. Rhode Island (3/6). Also had seven rebounds and five assists in the dramatic win.
    • Fourth career 30-point game with 31 points (tied UM record with career-high eight 3-pointers), seven rebounds, five assists at La Salle (3/3).
    • 37-game double-figure scoring streak snapped with just nine points at Dayton (2/27).
    • Three biggest scoring games of the season inlast three games after 27 points in win ver Saint Joseph's (2/14).
    • Named A-10 Player of the Week for second time on Deb. 14 after 29-point, 6-assist game at Duquesne.
    • Game-high 29 points, including 25 after halftime in dramatic overtime win at Duquesne (2/11). Also handed out season-best six assists.
    • Second-highest scoring game of career with 32 points at Rhode Island (2/6). Made 10-of-17 from floor. Moved to fourth in career scoring, passing Lorenzo Sutton (1,731) and Rashaun Freeman (1,744) on the all-time list.
    • Netted 24 vs. Xavier (2/3), making 11-of-20 field goals.
    • Scored more than 22 points for third time in four games with 25 vs. Charlotte (1/30). Attempted career-high 24 field goals.
    • Helped UMass to big win at Saint Joseph's (1/27) with 23 points and career-high eight rebounds.
    • Led UMass in scoring with 15 points at #25 Baylor (1/23).
    • Netted 18 points at Richmond (1/13). Tallied 17 points vs. La Salle (1/10) in Springfield. Had three assists and three steals.
    • Hit game-winning jumper with 2.9 second left to beat Fordham (1/6) in A-10 opener. Scored team-best 21 points and handed out six assists.
    • Came off bench for first time in 48 games (in which he played), netted 21 points on career-high 23 field goal attempts at Davidson (12/30).
    • Returned to action vs. Memphis (12/19) and posted 13 points,making 9-of-10 free throws.
    • Missed first game of his career with a sprained ankle, sitting out vs. Grambling State (12/11).
    • Scored 15 points and grabbed season-high five rebounds at Seton Hall (12/7).
    • Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on Dec. 6 after week of averaging 19 ppg, 6.0 apg and 3.0 with 13-19 FGs in two wins.
    • Notched 19 points, six assists and three rebounds for second game in a row, in win at Holy Cross (12/5).
    • Scored 19 points (15 in the first half) in win vs. Quinnipiac (12/2), also handed out six assists playing a lot of point guard.
    • Started a point guard for first time in career vs. No. 2 Michigan State (11/28) and scored 15 points.
    • Netted 22 points as UMass made a late run in loss to Rutgers (11/27) in Legends Classic.
    • 15th game in row in double-figures with 10 points in win over St. Francis (11/24).
    • Tallied 18 points as he moved past Edwin Green (1,393) to 11th in career scoring vs. Arkansas-Fort Smith (11/21).
    • Moved past Julius Erving (1,370) and Marcus Camby (1,387) to 12th in career points at UMass with 26 points against Cornell (11/18) in Legends Classic in 100th career game. Also had three steals.
    • Opened season with 15 points at UCF (11/13), making four 3-pointers and added four assists.

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2008-09:
    • ATLANTIC 10 THIRD TEAM. NABC SECOND TEAM. A-10 Preseason Second Team (by Coaches & Media).
    • 40th player in UMass history with 1,000 career points on free throw in first half vs. Hofstra (12/20) in 78th game.
    • Leads UMass in scoring with 18.2 average, which ranks tied for 60TH in the NCAA and fourth in Atlantic 10.
    • 39 percent from 3-pointers (87-of-225). 87 treys is tied for sixth-best season, 225 attempts is also 7th-best. 2.9 3-pointers per game.
    • Leading scorer for UMass in 18 games this season. Has been in double-figures in 28 of 30 games this year, 61 of last 66 overall.
    • Scored at least 20 points in 10 games this season, giving him 28 career games with 20 or more points.
    • Currently 15th in career scoring standing with 1,347 points in 98 games. Next on list is No. 14 Clarence Hill (1,369).
    • Fifth in career 3-pointers made at UMass (208), passing his coach Derek Kellogg (138) on the list. Next on list is No. 4 Rafer Giles (221). Fifth in 3-pointers attempted (570), passing Kellogg (362) who was 10th. Next is No. 4 Rafer Giles (592).
    • In A-10 First Round, scored 17 points, making three of career-high 13 3-point attempts vs. Duquesne (3/11).
    • Intercepted URI in-bounds pass after Chris Lowe's game-winning lay-up to end game at Rhode Island (3/7). Finished with seven points.
    • Netted 19 points and grabbed five rebounds vs. George Washington (3/4), making 5-of-8 3-pointers.
    • Scored 20 points, all in the game's final 11:21 as UMass rallied from 26-point deficit, but lost at La Salle (3/1).
    • Made four of UMass' school-record 16 3-point field goals and finished with 14 points vs. Duquesne (2/25).
    • Tallied 15 points and had three steals against Rhode Island (2/18).
    • Scored 19 points for second game in a row and handed out four assists at St. Bonaventure (2/14).
    • Tied with Tony Gaffney for team-best 19 points in rout of Fordham (2/11). Also grabbed five rebounds in win.
    • Tied with Anthony Gurley for team-high with 18 points against Saint Joseph's (2/9). Made three 3-pointers.
    • Tallied 21 of his 24 points in the second half making 5-of-7 treys in win over Richmond (2/4). Also had four steals.
    • Led UMass with 17 points, 12 in second half including clutch 3-pointer with 47 seconds left at #10/10 Xavier (1/31).
    • Season low six points, fewest since three at Fordham (2/14/08) in loss to La Salle (1/24).
    • Tallied team-high 19 points in career-best 41 minutes at Charlotte (1/21).
    • ESPN Player of the Game after a team-high 24 points hitting six of final eight shots including 4-8 3-pointers vs. Temple (1/17).
    • Canned 4-of-6 from 3-point range as he tallied 18 points at Saint Louis (1/14). Over two-game span was 7-of-11 for 3FGs.
    • Game-high 23 points, including 17 in first half, hit 3-of-5 3FGs in win over Rutgers (1/10).
    • Had 26-game streak of made a 3-pointer ended vs. Vanderbilt (1/3). Finished with 12 points.
    • Tough shooting game (4-of-17) at Houston (12/30) with 11 points, making 3-of-8.
    • Game-best 23 points (making 8-of-12 FGs and 5-of-8 3FGs) along with career-high tying seven rebounds in win over IUPUI (12/27). Also had four assists and three steals.
    • Scored 1,000th career point on third of three free throws vs. Hofstra (12/20). Had with 16 points, three assists, four steals.
    • Scored team-high 18 points including four clutch free throws late in win vs. #25/23 Kansas (12/13) along with three assists.
    • Led scorers with 23 points, with 17 in second half of win over Holy Cross (12/6). Moved to eighth in career made 3-pointers.
    • Netted career-high 35 points, 13th most in history, made 12-of-19 FGs on career-tying six 3-point field goals made.
    • Tallied 13 points along with three assists at Toledo (12/3).
    • Led UMass with a season-high 27 points at Green Bay (11/29), made 4-of-8 from 3FGs and grabbed six rebounds.
    • Led UMass with 17 points, making four 3-pointers at #13 Memphis.
    • Topped UMass with 24 points at Southern Illinois (11/12) in 2K Sports Classic. Had five rebounds and made 4-of-9 3-pointers.
    • Led UMass with 22 points in season-opening win over Arkansas-Monticello (11/11) in 2K Sports Classic.

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007-08: Named A-10 Chris Daniels Most Improved Player ... Named to NIT All-Tournament Team after 20.4 average in five NIT games, scored 27 points in NIT Championship game ... Started 33 of 36 games at two-guard in second collegiate season...Second on the team with 18.2 points per game ... Ranks sixth in the Atlantic 10 in scoring and tied for 70th in NCAA... Sixth in A-10 3-point field goals made per game (2.89) ... With 104 3-pointers made, ranks tied for best season in UMass history with Carmelo Travieso (104 in 1995-96) ... 656 total points this season, ranks as the fourth-best single-season in UMass history...His 278 attempted 3-pointers set a new UMass single-season record, breaking mark of 266 by Monty Mack ... Set UMass sophomore class records for points (656), 3-pointers (104), minutes (1174) ... On single-season lists: third in free throws attempted (178), sixth in minutes played (1174), eighth in field goal attempts (488) ... Second on team with 56 steals, ranks seventh in A-10 in steals per game with 1.53 ... Season steals tied for eighth at UMass ... Finished sophomore year 10th in career made 3-pointers (121) and 10th in career 3-pointers attempted (345) ... First on team with 75.3 mark from the foul line (134-of-178) ... Made 38 of final 46 foul shots (82.6 percent) since Feb. 10 ... Was in double-figures in the first 18 games, until 19th game vs. Xavier ... Overall, 10 or more points in 33 of 36 games in 2007-08 ... Scored more than 20 points in 18 games, including last three of final four NIT games ... Over 15 points in first four games in '07-`08, more than career-high for 06-07(14)... Named ESPN Weekly Watch National Player of the week Jan. 21, 2008 after 23.0 PPG week ... Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on Jan. 20, 2008 after 23.0 ppg in 2-0 week including win at No. 14 Dayton ... Second A-10 Player of Week honor on March 2, 2008 after 19.0 ppg with 7-of-14 from 3FGs in 2-0 week...Named to the BTI Tip-Off Tournament All-Tournament Team...25 points four times: at Syracuse (11/28), at Boston College (12/12), at Vanderbilt (1/5) and Saint Joseph's (1/9)...Led all scorers in NIT Final with 27 points vs. Ohio State (4/3), making career-best seven 3-pointers, tied for seventh-most in a game at UMass...Scored 16 points in NIT Semifinal win over Florida (4/1)...Led UMass for second NIT game in a row with 23 points at Syracuse (3/25)...Scored 18 points in second half of miracle comeback.Team-high 20 points, including four 3-pointers vs. Akron (3/22) in NIT Second Round. Grabbed two key rebounds in final minute...Tallied 16 points, making four 3-pointers in NIT First Round vs. Stephen F. Austin (3/18).Scored 11 points against Charlotte (3/13) in A-10 Quarterfinals... Made one 3-pointer after 15 in three games...Had 15 3-pointers in three games (Mar. 1-8) after making 5-of-9 at George Washington (3/8) to finish with 20 points...Hit five 3-pointers for second game in a row vs. La Salle (3/5), finishing with 21 points and career-high seven rebounds ... Scored more than 20 points for the first time in a month with 24 at Richmond (3/1)... Made 5-of-7 3-pointers in win...After two games off the bench, returned to starting line-up vs. St. Bonaventure (2/24) had 14 points...Made all six free throws down the stretch in big win at Rhode Island (2/21)... Finished with 14 points...Came off bench for first time in season against Saint Louis (2/17), scored 14 points in 27 minutes...Season-low three points on a late 3-pointer against Fordham (2/14)... Played 23 minutes...Hit for 14 points at Temple (2/10), making a pair of threes...Rebounded with 13 points including three 3-pointers vs. Rhode Island (2/7)...Just six points, missing all nine 3-point attempts at Saint Louis (2/2)... One of three UMass players with 20 points, scoring 21 at Duquesne (1/30), also had career-high seven assists...Held to seven points against #23/22 Xavier (1/27)...Over five games (Jan. 5-23) averaged 25.2 ppg, making 23-of-47 3-pointers, 49 percent of 3-pointers...Career-high 30 points at Saint Joseph's (1/23) including 26 in the second half and 16 in final 2:23 of game... Was first UMass player since Carmelo Travieso in 1996 to score more than 25 points in a half...Led UMass in scoring for fourth game in a row with 24 vs. Charlotte (1/19) ... Made four 3-pointers and 6-of-9 for FGs...Game-high 22 points in win at #14/18 Dayton, tying career-best with five 3-pointers... Five rebounds ... Hit for 25 points for second game in a row against Saint Joseph's (1/9), along with three steals and three assists...Tied career-high for third time, with 25 points at #15/15 Vanderbilt (1/5) ... One of three UMass players with 20 points for first time since 1999...Grabbed five rebounds for second time in career...Tallied 16 points including 11 in second half as UMass rallied for win over Houston (1/2)...12th game in row in double-figures with 16 points in win over Boston University (12/29)...Made 4-of-6 from 3-point range in leading all scorers with 15 points in win over Central Connecticut (12/22)...Netted 17 points in win over Toledo (12/15)...Equalled career-high with 25 points in win over BC(12/12)...Made 10 field goals (16 attempts) with four 3-pointers made...Scored 18 points vs. Marist (12/8)...Hit season-best 58.3 from the floor (7-of-12) ... Netted team-best 23 points including career-best four 3-pointers at IUPUI (12/1)...Scored 25 points in win at Syracuse (11/28)...Tied career-high with eight field goals and three 3-pointers ... Equaled career-high with 23 points vs. Yale (11/14). Made career-best eight field goals and had career-high five steals...Fighting a back injury scored 15 points, including 13 in the second half at Northern Iowa (11/11)...Netted 20 points including 6-of-6 from the foul line along with career-high six rebounds vs. Northern Illinois (11/10)...Opened season with career-high 23 points in win over Cal Poly (11/9)...Had career-bests 11 free throws and 16 attempts.

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-07: Averaged 4.5 points in true freshman season as top scoring player off the bench in 10.8 minutes per game, playing in 32 of 33 games ... Made 16 of last 18 free throws (89 percent) to raise free throw percentage from 56 percent to 67 percent ... Fourth on the team in 3-pointers made with 17 ... Tallied seven points in seven minutes including 5-of-6 from the line in NIT First Round win over Alabama (3/13) ... Scored seven points, all in the first half in A-10 regular-season clincher at Saint Joseph's (3/3) ... Fifth game of the year in double-figures with 10 points against La Salle (2/28) ... Scored seven points in 14 minutes vs. Saint Louis (2/24) ... After two scoreless games poured in a career-high 14 points vs. St. Bonaventure (2/21), made 7-of-7 from the foul line ... Tallied six points in eight minutes at Temple (2/11) ... Scored 28 points in three games (9.3 ppg) from Jan. 21-28, after being scoreless for five games in a row ... Played sensational defense in helped to hold Leemire Goldwire of Charlotte (1/28) to just one made field goal while he guarded him in career-best 26 minutes. Also scored five points as he made a pair of free throws with 3:02 left to give UMass the lead for good in 66-61 win ... Netted 10 points for second straight game in double-figures at Rhode Island (1/24) ... After not scoring in five games in a row, tied his career-high with 13 points vs. Duquesne (1/21). Set new career-best in the game with five field goals made (on six attempts), four rebounds, three assists and 18 minutes ...Tallied four points vs. Yale (12/28) in just nine minutes of action ... Combined for 21 points in two games in Kentucky including career-high 13 points at Kentucky (12/22). Scored 13 points in just 16 minutes at UK ... Led UMass in scoring at halftime at Louisville (12/13) with all of his eight points in the game. Made three 3-pointers in career-best 17 minutes of action ... Career-high nine points at Savannah state (11/28) as he made a pair of threes and was 3-for3 from the line ... Scored eight points in eight minutes on 3-of-4 at Jacksonville State (11/25), including first two three pointers ... Had a layup against Northeastern (11/19) ... Made college debut vs. Dartmouth (11/11) and scored eight points.

    BEFORE UMASS: Signed a National Letter of Intent with UMass on April 12, 2006 ... Came to UMass after playing a prep season at The Winchendon School in Winchendon, Mass ... He graduated from powerhouse Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore, Maryland in 2005 ... Harris has had a standout season at Winchendon in 2005-06, averaging 17.0 points while shooting 43 percent from 3-point range and 81 percent from the foul line ... He helped the Green Wave to the NEPSAC Championship game on the way to a 19-14 record under head coach Mike Byrnes, who played basketball for the Minutemen in the late 1980s ... Harris scored a season-high 33 points against Philadelphia Lutheran at the Prep Showcase in November 2005 ... Harris starred in the National Prep School Invitational in February of 2006 earning the top ranking of all players at that event held in Rhode Island ... HoopScoop.com ranked him as the 27th-best fifth-year player in the nation ... He was ranked as the fourth-best shooting guard available in the late signing period by HoopScoop.com ... Harris was a high school star at Calvert Hall where he earned Baltimore Catholic League Co-Player of the Year honors in 2005 playing for head coach Mark Amatucci ... He was honored as All-Baltimore Metro and All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) as a junior and senior ... He was named to the Baltimore's Sun's All-Metro Second Team as senior. Harris averaged 23.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals as a senior and 19.0 points per game, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game in his junior year with the Cardinals ... He finished as Calvert Hall's third all-time leading scorer behind 2002 Maryland All-American and current Portland Trailblazer Juan Dixon and Reggie Bryant who starred at Villanova and Saint Louis ... Harris played for the Baltimore Select AAU team. He was named the Eastern Invitational's Most Outstanding Player after his senior season ... He also played in the Charm City Challenge in Baltimore, the adidas Memorial Day Classic in Maryland, the Kingwood Classic in Houston, the BET Pro-Am and Top 20 All-Star Game in 2005.

    PERSONAL: Ricky Dontae Harris ... Born on August 12, 1987 in Baltimore, Maryland ... Son of Donna Evette Harris and Ricky Lee Harris ... Brother of Derrick and Riquelle Harris ... Communication major.

    HARRIS' CAREER STATISTICS
    Year		GP	GS	Min	Avg	FG	FGA	Pct	3FG	FGA	Pct	FT	FTA	Pct	Off	Def	Tot	Avg	PF	FO	Ast	TO	Blk	Stl	Pts	Avg
    2006-07		32	0	347	10.8	45	124	.363	17	67	.254	38	57	.667	5	26	31	1.0	32	0	16	17	1	12	145	4.5
    2007-08		36	33	1174	32.6	209	488	.428	104	278	.374	134	178	.753	19	71	90	2.5	74	1	63	73	5	56	656	18.2
    2008-09		30	30	973	32.4	173	416	.416	87	225	.387	113	143	.790	11	75	86	2.9	58	1	45	78	5	40	546	18.2
    2009-10	31	30	966	31.2	216	506	.427	68	225	.302	113	155	.729	25	82	107	3.5	71	0	91	113	3	40	613	19.8
    TOTAL	129	93	3460	26.8	643	1534	.419	276	795	.347	398	533	.747	60	254	314	2.4	235	2	215	281	14	148	1960	15.2
    

    Harris' Career Highs
    Category	#	Opponent, Date
    Points		35	Boston College, 12/6/08
    Field Goals	12	Boston College, 12/6/08
    		12	at Saint Joseph's, 1/23/08
    Field Goals Field Goals Att.	26	at La Salle, 3/3/10
    3-Point FGs	8	at La Salle, 3/3/10
    3-Point FG Att.	19	at La Salle, 3/3/10
    Free Throws	11	at Charlotte, 3/9/10
    		11	vs. Cal Poly, 11/9/07
    Free Throw Att.	16	vs. Cal Poly, 11/9/07
    Rebounds		8	at Saint Joseph's, 1/27/10
    Assists		7	at Duquesne, 1/30/08
    Blocks		1 	14 times, last at G. Wash, 2/17/10
    Steals		5	Yale, 11/14/07
    Minutes		41	at Charlotte, 1/21/09
    Bold denotes career high tied or set in the 09-10 season.
    

    Harris' Miscellaneous Stats
    Catergory			09-10	Car.	Last Time...
    Double-Figure Scoring	30	94	vs. Richmond, 3/12/10
    20-plus points		15	43	at Charlotte, 3/9/10
    25-plus points		7	15	Rhode Island, 3/6/10
    30-plus points		2	4	at La Salle, 3/3/10
    5-plus rebounds		8	17	at Charlotte, 3/9/10
    5-plus assists		7	8	Rhode Island, 3/6/10
    

    A FEW MINUTES WITH RICKY
    Full name: Ricky Dontae Harris
    Nickname: Slick and Mann
    Major: Communication, I would like to be a broadcaster
    Favorite Musical Artist: Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z
    Best Concert I Ever Attended: Kanye West
    Favorite Sports Movie: Love and Basketball, Above the Rim, He Got Game
    Favorite TV Show: House of Payne and Martin
    Favorite Web Site: Facebook.com, espn.com
    Favorite Sports Broadcaster: Dick Vitale
    Best Sporting Event Ever Attended: National NCAA 2002 Maryland vs. Indiana
    Pro Sports Team I Would Like to Play For: Any NBA team Favorite
    Athletes: Carmelo Anthony, Rudy Gay, Juan Dixon, Sam Cassell
    Childhood Idol: Mike Jordan
    Hobbies: Chilling with my girl and my friends
    Teams I'd Like to See Added to the Schedule: Maryland, Georgetown, Duke, North Carolina
    Best Player I Ever Faced: Rudy Gay, Juan Dixon
    Best Player I Ever Played With: Jermaine Dixon, Brandon Driver, Kevin Palmer
    Toughest Place I Ever Played: Rupp Arena, Freedom Hall
    Magazine Cover I'd Like to Be On: GQ, Dime, Slam
    My Biggest Fear: Dying
    Most Famous Person Ever Met: Chris Paul
    People I'd Like to Have Dinner With: Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama
    My Most Prized Possession: My family
    Place I'd Like to Visit: Brazil, Spain, Puerto Rico
    Best Part About Living in Amherst: Teammates, safety
    My First Memory of Basketball: Scoring my first point, my mom watching me
    Best Moment at UMass: Beating Louisville at Freedom Hall, A-10 season champs
    I Wear My Jersey Number Because: 22 was taken
    If I Didn't Play College Basketball I Would Play: College football
    Who Had the Greatest Impact on My Life: My family, Bino Ranson, Phil Dixon
    Pre-Game Rituals: Listen to my I-Pod, take an ice-bath
    Best Advice From a Coach: "Shoot it, young fella"
    Most People Don't Know This But: I'm scared of cats
    One Thing I Wish I Were Better At: Math
    My Best Non-Athletic Talent: Singing, dancing, having fun
    If I Had $1 Billion Dollars I Would: Take my family out of Baltimore
    The Person I Would Choose to be Stranded on a Deserted Island With: Kim Kardashian


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