Junior Blount
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Junior Blount

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Oklahoma

High School:
Booker T. Washington

Last College:
Connors State (Okla) Junior College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 160

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L


One of four seniors on the 2002-2003 roster... a preseason All-C-USA first team choice by Athlon Sports Magazine and a second-team selection by Lindy?s Basketball... earned second team all-conference honors after solid junior season... outstanding quickness... good ballhandler... excellent outside shooting touch... has started games at both the point and shooting guard positions... was named to the National All-JC Transfer team by College Insider.com after the 2001-02 season.

Australia Recap
Scored 124 points in six games, an average of 20.6 per contest... scored in double figures in all six games, including a team-high 34 points in the 120-117 win over the Wollongong Hawks... shot 38.8 percent from beyond the three-point line, knocking down 21 three-pointers in 54 attempts... hit seven three pointers in the win over the Hawks... led the team with 22 assists, an average of 3.6 per game.

TCU
2001-2002

Led the league in conference play scoring with an average of 22.8... overall, he averaged 19.1 per game... set league records in conference season scoring and conference game scoring... established a league record for points in a conference season with 364, breaking Kenyon Martin and Omar Sneed?s record of 363 points... also set a C-USA conference game record for points with 42 vs. Tulane, tying the league?s single-game record in the process... against the Green Wave, Blount made 15-of-22 shots, including 6-of-10 from beyond three-point arc, and made 6-of-8 free throw attempts... in addition, the only person to ever score more points in Tulane?s Fogelman Arena was Pete Maravich... Blount ranks 12th in single-season scoring at TCU with 603 points... he scored 31 points in the first game of the Conference USA Tournament (vs. Louisville) to become only the 12th TCU player to score at least 600 points in a single-season.... he reached double figures in scoring in 26 games, and he scored at least 18 points in 13-of-16 C-USA games... Blount led the team in scoring 15 times last season, including 12 times in league play... he scored at least 30 points in six games, including five times vs. C-USA opponents... he scored 34 points vs. DePaul, which equalled his then career-high... he opened league play with a 31-point showing at South Florida, and later scored 31 vs. UAB... after scoring a season-low two points at Houston, Blount scored 278 points in the next 12 games, an average of 25.8 per contest... named to the Las Vegas Invitational all-tourney team after scoring 87 points in four games... one of the top free-throw shooters in the league, Blount ended the year third in the league, both full season and conference games, in free throw shooting... overall, he converted 114-of-132 free throws, a percentage of .864... his percentage ranks third in TCU single-season history... in league play, Blount made 76-of-88 free throws, a percentage of .863... he made 58 of his final 64 attempts (91%), including a Conference USA Tournament record 14 free throws in 16 attempts against Louisville... he was especially strong in the clutch, converting 43-of-47 attempts in the final five minutes of regulation... one of the top three-point shooters in TCU history, Blount knocked down 83 three-pointers last season in 238 attempts... the 80 made three-pointers ranks fourth in TCU single-season history, while the 228 attempts also ranks fourth... he ended the season ranked second in assists with 131, an average of 4.7 per game... recorded 75 assists in league play... had seven assists against Memphis, and seven vs. Houston... led the Frogs in steals with 61... in his collegiate debut, Blount scored 34 points ? the most points ever scored by a TCU individual in a season opener... it was also the most ever scored by a Frog in his first collegiate game... against the Demons, Blount hit 12-of-27 shots, including 7-of-15 three-pointers... the seven made three-pointers tied him for fifth in single-game three-pointers made, while the 15 attempts tied him for third... in the league games only statistics, Blount ranked among the league leaders in points (1st), assists (8th), free throw percentage (3rd), steals (5th), three-pointers per game (2nd) and assist/turnover ratio (8th)... in all games, Blount ranked among the league leaders in points (5th), assists (9th), free throw percentage (3rd), steals (6th), three-pointers per game (3rd) and assist/turnover ratio (7th).

Prior to TCU
Connors State Junior College

A first-team all-region and all-conference selection in the 2000-2001 season at Connors State Junior College in Warner, Oklahoma... a pre-season All-American prior to the 2000-2001 season... coached by Bill Muse... averaged 18.7 points, 5.3 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game in his final season at Connors... shot 42 percent from beyond the three point arc.

High School
Attended Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma... a four-year letterman for coach Nate Harris... a first team all-conference and all-state selection as a high school senior... the team?s most valuable player as a senior and the co-athlete of the year at Washington HS... averaged 20.1 points, 3.1 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game in senior season.

Personal
Full name is Alan Craig Blount, Jr... son of Alan Blount, Sr. and Pat Blount... married Talitha Roland in July 2002... majoring in speech communications.


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