Neil P. Dougherty
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Neil P. Dougherty

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
North Crowley H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
09/20/1984

Experience:
SR-3L


TCU Career
Career Notables
• Has seen action in 77 career games, earning three starting assignments.
• Needs just 27 points to reach 100 for his career.
• Has been recognized for his work in the classroom by both the Mountain West Conference and Conference USA.

2005-06 Season
• Named to the MWC's Academic All-Conference Team.
• Set career highs in points (39), assists (38), rebounds (26) and steals (9).
• Averaged 14.7 minutes per game, an increase of nearly 10 minutes per contest over the previous year.
• Ranked fourth on the team in assists with an average of 1.6 per outing and had the Horned Frogs' top assist-to-turnover ratio with 38 assists to 29 turnovers.
• Dished out a career-high six assists versus BYU on Feb. 25 in his first career start.
• Was in the starting lineup for the Frogs' final three regular-season games, including the national televised victory over Utah.
• Averaged 22.2 minutes and 3.0 assists over his last six games played.
• Against the Cougars, nailed two free throws and played 30 minutes to match a career high.
• His seven points at MWC champion San Diego State on Feb. 18 were a season high and just one shy of a career best.
• Established a career high by playing 30 minutes against the Aztecs and also tied a personal best with three rebounds.
• Picked up each of his nine steals during conference play.
• Injured his left knee during preseason workouts and underwent successful surgery that forced him to miss just the first six games of the year.
• Returned to action for the first time against Tulane on Dec. 7.

2004-05 Season
• Played in a career-high 30 games on the year, seeing 5.4 minutes of action per contest.
• Averaged 0.7 points, 0.6 rebounds and 0.4 assists.
• Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll in 2005 for achieving a grade point average of at least 3.0.
• Earned the Dr. James Cash Academic Award for having the team's best grade point average.
• Was one of three recipients of the first-ever Work Ethic Award at the team's annual banquet.
• Had 12 assists to 11 turnovers on the year.
• Scored a career-best eight points vs. Louisville in the C-USA Tournament on perfect 2-for-2 shooting from 3-point range.
• Scored four points in 15 minutes at Vanderbilt.
• Matched a career high with two rebounds on six occasions, five of which occurred in TCU wins.
• Tied a career-best effort with three assists in a Frog win over Maryland-Eastern Shore.
• Posted a career-best three steals against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
• Played 10-plus minutes in four straight December games, with a high of 21 against Maryland-Eastern Shore.
• Entered the scoring column in the Frogs' first three games of the season.

2003-04 Season
• Tabbed to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2003-04 academic year.
• Appeared in 23 games in his first year at TCU, playing 89 total minutes.
• Averaged 0.6 points and 0.5 rebounds per contest as a true freshman.
• Saw game action in each of the Frogs' first 11 contests and scored his first collegiate points in the season opener against Texas-Arlington.
• Also dished out a season-high three assists and had a season-best two rebounds in his debut against the Mavericks.
• Scored his first points of the league season on a pair of free throws at Memphis on Mar. 3.
• Backed that up with a season-high five points in 11 minutes of work at UAB in the regular-season finale on Mar. 6.
• Connected on his first career 3-pointer and made both of his free throw attempts against the NCAA Tournament-bound Blazers.
• Made the trip to Milwaukee, but sat out the Marquette game on Feb. 3 due to an illness.
• Played in 11 of TCU's 16 conference games.
• Saw three minutes of action at the point guard spot against No. 1 Kansas, his favorite school while growing up, on Dec. 1.
• Converted 2-of-3 free throws and had a pair of rebounds against Stephen F. Austin on Dec. 8.
• Played a season-high 12 minutes vs. Grambling State, dishing out two assists.

High School Career
• Averaged 9.1 points, 6.4 assists and 4.0 rebounds as a senior at North Crowley High School.
• Shot 81 percent from the foul line.
• Was named the Fort Worth Region's Newcomer of the Year by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
• Played at Free State High School in Lawrence, Kan., prior to moving to Fort Worth.
• Was a two-year starter at point guard for the Firebirds.


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