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Jeryl Sasser


Full Name:
Jeryl Henry Braxton Sasser Jr.
Position:
Guard
College:
Southern Methodist (SMU)
Height:
6-6
Weight:
200
High School:
Kimball HS, Dallas
Birthdate:
February 13, 1979
Birthplace:
Dallas

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2001
Selected in the first round (22nd pick overall) by the Orlando Magic.


HIGHLIGHTS
  Finished career at SMU as the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,992 points.
  Also ranks first in field goal attempts (1,711) and free throw attempts (720).
  Finished third all-time in assists (469), rebounds (976) and steals (197).
  Was a four-time All-Western Athletic Conference (either first or second team) selection.
  Became the second sophomore in conference history to be named the WAC Player of the Year, joining Keith Van Horn (New Jersey Nets).
  Early entry candidate for the 2000 NBA Draft, but withdrew his name from consideration prior to the draft.
  Younger brother of former Texas Tech standout Jason Sasser, who has played in the NBA, CBA, ABA 2000 and Europe.


AT SMU
  As a senior, led SMU in points (17.0 ppg), rebounds (8.3 rpg) and assists (4.2 apg).
  Voted All-WAC Second Team by coaches.
  Scored in double figures in 26 of 29 games.
  Had eight games with 20 or more points.
  Led the team in scoring eight times.
  Led the team in rebounding on 13 occasions.
  Named WAC Player of the Week (Feb. 12) after back-to-back double-doubles in wins over Rice and UTEP.
  Scored a career-high 39 points vs. UTEP on Jan 22.

  Earned All-WAC First Team honors as a junior, averaging 17.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.8 steals per game.
  Led the team in scoring and assists.
  Started season with five straight double-doubles.
  Recorded his first and the fourth triple-double in school history with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists vs. Lamar.

  Earned WAC Mountain Division Player of the Year honors as a sophomore.
  Named First Team All-District 9 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  Chosen as SMU's Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season, averaging 18.7 ppg.
  Averaged 21.2 ppg and 9.7 rpg vs. WAC Mountain Division opponents.
  Was the only WAC player to rank among the top 20 league leaders in scoring, rebounding, assists and steals.

  Earned WAC Pacific Division Freshman of the Year honors and was a Second Team All-WAC Pacific Division choice.
  Became just the second SMU freshman to score 400 or more points in a season.
  Averaged 15.0 ppg, 8.3 rpg and 3.7 apg, ranking as the WAC's top freshman in each statistic.
  Averaged 16.9 points, 7.9 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.6 steals in 14 WAC games.
  Became the first SMU freshman to lead the team in rebounding since former NBA center Jon Koncak in 1981-82, and the first Mustang player in history to lead the team in rebounding, assists and steals.


STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST PTS AVG
1997-98 28 135 346 .390 122 170 .718 231 104 420 15.0
1998-99 30 188 455 .413 153 212 .722 254 106 562 18.7
1999-00 30 181 479 .378 119 175 .680 249 137 518 17.3
2000-01 29 170 431 .394 117 163 .718 242 122 492 17.0
TOTALS 117 674 1711 .394 511 720 .710 976 469 1992 17.0
Three-point field goals: 1997-98, 28-for-107 (.262); 1998-99, 33-for-113 (.292); 1999-00, 37-for-133 (.278), 2000-01, 35-for-122 (.287). Totals: 133-for-475 (.280).


 
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