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34  Scott Saunders
Scott Saunders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
Battle Ground Academy (Tenn.)

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 240

Position:
C

Birthdate:
07/10/1989

Experience:
1L


2007-08: One of four players to see action in all 30 games for Rice and started the Owls' last 12 games as a true freshman ... for the year averaged 2.7 points and 2.3 rebounds ... shot 45.9 percent from the field (34-of-74) ... made his first career start in the Owls' Conference USA opener against Marshall ... scored four points and had four rebounds in 26 minutes of play against Marshall ... registered a career-high, 12-point night against Memphis ... after starting the previous two Conference USA games, came off the bench to go 5-for-7 from the field against the nationally-ranked Tigers and knocked down 2-of-3 free throws ... also had three rebounds against Memphis ... had a six-point, three-rebound effort against UAB ... made 3-of-4 shots from the field while playing 26 minutes against the Blazers.

Prior to 2008 C-USA Play: Against Texas, scored seven points and more than doubled his previous playing time high for the year, seeing 27 minutes of action ... was 3-for-8 from the field against the Longhorns ... pulled down six rebounds in loss at Vanderbilt ... game was a homecoming of sorts as he prepped at nearby Battle Ground Academy and scored seven points on 3-of-5 shooting while seeing 19 minutes of action in Nashville ... following Vanderbilt game, had five rebounds at Oklahoma.

High School: Averaged double-double his senior season (19 points and 13 rebounds) and four blocks... Played in Tennessee East-West All-Star game... Two-time all-region and all-state for Division II... Tennessean All-Midstate... McDonald's All-America nominee... Team was 2006 region runner-up to Brandan Wright and Brentwood Academy... Averaged 17 points and 10 boards his junior season... Saunders transferred from Jesuit High School in New Orleans, La. to Battle Ground Academy following Hurricane Katrina.

Personal: Full name: Scott Logan Saunders. Birth date: July 10, 1989, in New Orleans, La. Parents: Larry and Debbie Saunders (one brother). Father, Larry, lettered in basketball at Duke (1970 and 1971). College: Hanszen.

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2007-08 30-14 378 12.6 34 74 .459 0 0 .000 14 33 .424 23 46 69/td> 2.3 59 0 3 33 9 6 82 2.7

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