Full Name:
Haywood Chris Owens
Position:
Forward
College:
Texas
Height:
6-7
Weight:
245
High School:
Duncanville HS (Duncanville, Texas)
Birthdate:
March 1, 1979
Birthplace:
Akron, Ohio

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in second round (48th overall) by the Milwaukee Bucks.

HIGHLIGHTS
Saw his senior season cut short in 11th game of the season when he tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee in a game against Utah on December 29, 2001.
After undergoing a strengthening program for the muscles around his knee, he underwent surgery on January 29.
One of 50 preseason candidates for the Wooden Award.
A great nephew of Olympic star Jesse Owens.
A Parade All-American who was a top 20 recruit for Tulane following a high school senior season in which he was named Area Player of the Year by the Dallas Morning News.
Averaged 26.9 points and 11.8 rebounds as a high school senior at Duncanville.


AT TEXAS
As a senior, was leading team with 15.8 ppg when his season was cut short.
Also averaged 7.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocked shots.
Led team in scoring in five of his 11 games and in rebounding in five of 11 games.
Tallied team-leading 26 points and 11 rebounds in OT win over Stanford December 1.
Contributed team-highs of 18 points and 16 rebounds in win at UNLV December 22.
Scored 21 points vs. Oregon State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

As a junior, named Second Team All-Big 12 by conference coaches and media.
Also named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team.
Named to Big 12 All-Tournament Team and Preseason NIT All-Tournament Team.
Averaged 14.4 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.7 blocked shots (21st in nation).
His 92 blocks was a Texas single-season record.
Led team to OT win at Oklahoma State with 24 points and 12 rebounds.
Posted nine double-doubles.
As a sophomore, was inserted into starting lineup in mid-February.
Averaged 9.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks (7th in Big 12) in 23 minutes of playing time.
Was fourth on team in scoring, third in rebounding and second in blocked shots.
Scored 16 points on 7-for-7 field goal shooting in Texas’ first round NCAA win over Indiana.
Sat out the 1998-99 season after transferring from Tulane.

As a freshman at Tulane in 1997-98, averaged 6.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.1 blocked shots in about 20 minutes per game.

STATISTICS - Tulane
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1997-98 27 26 55 144 .382 54 105 .514 138 33 25 30 169 6.3
Three-point field goals: 5-for-19 (.263).

STATISTICS - Texas
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1999-00 33 16 118 239 .494 71 124 .573 184 17 34 45 311 9.4
2000-01 34 34 172 391 .440 143 223 .641 270 31 35 92 490 14.4
2001-02 11 11 62 124 .500 47 75 .627 81 9 8 21 174 15.8
Totals 78 61 352 754 .467 261 422 .618 535 57 77 158 975 12.5
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 4-for-13 (.308); 2000-01, 3-for-23 (.130); 2001-02, 3-for-10 (.300). Totals: 10-for-46 (.217).