Marcus Shropshire
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Marcus Shropshire

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grand Prairie, Texas

High School:
South Grand Prairie HS

Last College:
Texas Tech

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
05/09/1982

Experience:
1L


TCU Career
2003-04

• Averaged 13.1 points and 2.4s assist per game, ranking second on the team in both categories and setting career bests in both statistics.
• Played in all 29 games for the Horned Frogs, earning the starting spot at the offguard position in each of the last 20 contests.
• Saw 28.4 minutes of work per game and played at least 30 minutes in 15 of the final 19 contests.
• Led the team in scoring a team-high 12 times and reached double figures in points on 20 occasions.
• Hit at least three three-pointers in more than half of the team's games (16 of 29).
• After starting the year 1-for-3, made 26 consecutive free throws until missing his final of three efforts against Houston on Jan. 13.
• Connected on 48 of his last 50 (.960) from the charity stripe to finish the year with a percentage of .925 (49-for-53).
• Drained a career-best seven three-pointers en route to a 27-point performance vs. Houston on Feb. 28.
• Swished his first four three-point attempts en route to a game-high 20 points in an 85-79 victory at Marquette on Feb. 3.
• Drained a career-high and TCU season-high 29 points against Southern Miss, the most points by a TCU player since Junior Blount scored 33 on Nov. 24, 2002 against SMU.
• Was 10-for-10 from the line against USM, becoming just the 13th player in school history to be perfect from the line with at least 10 attempts.
• Poured in 18 points (16 in the second half) at Texas Tech, his former school, on Dec. 10.
• Made the most of his first TCU start, netting a then-career-high 26 points against Grambling State on Dec. 29.
• Made his first five three point attempts and finished 10-of-14 from the field against the Tigers.
• Tallied 17 points and made all three of his trey attempts against Stephen F. Austin on Dec. 8.
• Tied for the team lead in points (14) and had a team-best eight assists in his first game as a Horned Frog on Nov. 22 against Texas-Arlington.
• Went 32-for-59 (.542) from the field in a six-game stretch from Dec. 6 through Dec. 29.
• Connected on a team-best 76 treys, a figure that ranked sixth among all Conference USA players and tied for fifth on TCU's all-time single-season list.
• Was 76-for-192 from three-point range (.396).

2002-03
• Sat out the 2002-03 season as a redshirt.

Previous College Career
• Played two seasons at Texas Tech, averaging 3.7 points and 1.7 assists per contest.
• Appeared in a total of 51 games, starting 10 times.
• Was a solid free throw shooter, knocking down 23 free throws in 30 attempts, a percentage of 76.7.

2001-02
• Played in 24 games, averaging 2.0 points per contest.
• Earned starts against UTEP and Iowa State.
• Scored 47 points during the season, including a season-high 13 at Kansas.
• Also reached double figures at Texas, coming off the bench to score 10 points in eight minutes.
• Shot 41.4 percent from beyond the three-point line, knocking down 12 three-pointers in 29 attempts.
• Had a season-high six assists in Tech's win over UTEP.

2000-01
• Averaged 5.3 points in 27 games played as a true freshman.
• Started eight contests, earning his first career start against New Mexico State.
• Reached double figures in points in six games, including five straight from Dec. 21 to Jan. 9.
• Scored 15 points in games against New Mexico State and TCU during the double-figure scoring streak.
• Hit 32 three-pointers during the season, including 15 threes in the stretch of games from Oral Roberts through New Mexico State.
• Hit a three-pointer that broke a 63-63 tie in Tech's 71-65 win over NMSU.
• Scored 13 points against seventh-ranked Kansas.
• Ended the season with 57 assists and 23 steals.
• Had a career-high seven assists vs. Prairie View A&M in his first collegiate outing.

High School Career
• Was a USA Today honorable mention All-America selection following his senior season.
• Rated eighth among Texas High School seniors.
• Was an all-region and a First-Team All-District 5-5A pick as a junior and senior.
• Averaged 13 points and seven assists per game as a junior.
• Helped lead South Grand Prairie to a 20-11 record.
• Named MVP of the Fort Worth Lions Tournament.
• Was selected to the adidas Big Time All-Tournament Team.


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