E.A. Laney HS
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6-4 / 200
Played in all 28 games, and started 27...in his three-year career, he has started in 80-of-85 Thundering Herd games...averaged 27 minutes, 7.4 points, and 3.6 rebounds per game...scored in double-digits in six games, and tied a career-high with 20 points against Charleston Southern on 12/20...posted a new career-high in rebounds with nine in an overtime win over Kennesaw State on 12/30...knocked in three three-pointers in the Herd's upset win over West Virginia on 1/25...made career-high eight field goals against Charleston Southern...was a career-best 6-for-6 from the charity strip versus Southern Miss on 2/25...currently 11th all-time in Thundering Herd annals with 314 career three-point attempts.
Played in all 28 games, and started 24...in his two-year career, he has started in 53-of-57 Thundering Herd games...averaged 25 minutes, 7.9 points, and 3.6 rebounds per contest...scored in double-digits in 12 games, including a career-high 20 point effort versus UAB on 12/4...posted a then-career-high eight rebounds against Eastern Michigan at home on 2/9...had a string of four consecutive double-digit scoring games from 11/27 to 12/11 (Oregon, Eastern Michigan, UAB, Illinois State)...made season-high six field goals versus UAB (12/4), versus High Point (12/21), and at Kent State (1/22).
Played in and started all 29 games, first true freshman since Travis Young in 1997-98 to do so...averaged 6.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game...shot 34% from the floor (64-188), 29.1% from beyond-the-arc (23-79), and 50.9% from the free throw line (29-57)...tallied double-figures in scoring eight times on the year, including a career-high 17-point performance at Ohio on February 29th...scored ten points, dished out three assists, and had one steal versus Kentucky in Cincinnati on December 1st...had 12 points and two assists vs. Northern Illinois on December 13th...other double-digit performances came at Toledo (1/14), vs. Buffalo (1/17), at Bowling Green (1/3), vs. Eastern Michigan (2/11), and vs. Western Michigan (2/15)...had a career-high seven rebounds at Kent State on February 18th and vs. Eastern Michigan on March 8th...had career-high five assists in Herd's win over WMU in Huntington on February 15th...made a career-high three 3-point baskets vs. Buffalo on February 7th.
Prior to Marshall
Averaged 21 points, six assists, and five rebounds per contest at E.A. Laney High School in Wilmington, N.C...was the MidEastern Conference Co-Player of the Year as a senior, and also the Wilmington Star News Player of the Year...was on the North Carolina All-Star team and was a finalist for the North Carolina Player of the Year...had 1,000 career points, more points than Laney alum Michael Jordan scored in his career...captain and MVP of the varsity team his senior season...played in the summer with several AAU teams (Wilmington Wizards, Raleigh Heat, Raleigh Razorbacks)...in the summer of 2002, he averaged 16 points and four assists per game with the Heat; the Heat were ranked in the nation's top 25 that summer...won the North Carolina Scholars Award and Scholar-Athlete Award, as well as being on the Honor Roll at Laney...was involved in clubs such as the Future Teachers of America and the Young Peoples Department...also lettered in Track and Field.
Born December 5th, 1984 in Wilmington, N.C. ... parents are Luther Whitted, Jr., and Wendie Hall ... his uncle Kevin Whitted played basketball at the University of Tennessee, overseas, and with the Dallas Mavericks...majoring in Sports Management and Marketing.