NBA DRAFT 2001
Trenton Lavar Hassell
Clarksville HS, Clarksville, Tenn.
March 4, 1979
Selected in second round (30th pick overall) by the Chicago Bulls.
Early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft.
Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press for 2000-01 season.
Under NCAA guidelines pertaining to his non-qualifier status for the 1997-98 season, will have the option of applying for an additional year of athletic eligibility if he graduates this summer.
Is currently on track to graduate in June.
Was selected to Playboy Magazine Preseason All-America Team.
Named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year (2001).
A three-time OVC First Team selection.
Named College Hoops Insider OVC Co-Player of the Year.
Twice named NABC All-District.
AT AUSTIN PEAY
In 2000-01 season, led Governors and was 13th in nation in scoring (21.7 ppg).
Led team in assists (4.5 apg) and was second in rebounding (7.8 rpg).
Scored in double figures in 31 games, including 20 or more 22 times.
Named MVP of the Top of the World Classic, totaling 56 points against Colorado and Utah State.
Selected ESPN/ESPN.com National Player of the Week and became a 1,000 point career scorer during the Top of the World Classic.
Recorded the third triple-double of his career on Senior Night with 27 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high 12 assists against Tennessee-Martin.
Selected to the OVC Tournament team and the Dr. Pepper Classic All-Tournament Team.
In 1999-2000 season, led team in points (18.1 ppg), rebounds (7.4 rpg) and assists (7.8 rpg).
Ranked fourth in the OVC in scoring, fifth in rebounding and second in assists.
Recorded his second triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists against Tennessee State.
Selected MVP of the Oneida Bingo and Casino Classic after completing buzzer-beating tip-in for the championship.
Scored a season-high 30 points in the season-opener against Arkansas State.
Earned NABC All-District and OVC First Team honors.
In 1998-99 season, was selected All-OVC First Team and conference Newcomer of the Year.
Averaged 17.8 points, 9.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists.
Opened the season with 29-point effort against Vanderbilt and was the team's leading scorer or co-leader 13 times.
Led the team in rebounding 19 times.
Recorded 12 double-doubles and against Morehead State, produced the school's first triple-double (19 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists) in at least 15 years according to Austin Peay Athletic Department.
Also led the team in blocks (27) and was second in steals (26).
Chosen to OVC All-Newcomer Team.
|Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 42-for-136 (.309); 1999-00, 27-for-82 (.329); 2000-01, 53-for-136 (.390). Totals: 122-for-354 (.345).