Full Name:
Preston Anthony Shumpert
Position:
Guard/Forward
College:
Syracuse
Height:
6-7
Weight:
200
High School:
Fort Walton Beach HS (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.)
Birthdate:
August 20, 1979
Birthplace:
Muncie, Ind.

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press as a junior and senior.
Completed his career ranked sixth in Syracuse in scoring with 1,907 points.
Established a school record in three-pointers made (249) and attempted (659).
His streak of 22 straight games with a three-pointer, which started during his junior year, is also a school record.
Was twice named to the All-Big East First Team -- as a junior and senior and was named NABC All-District 2 as a senior.
Also was a nominee for the John Wooden Player of the Year Award.
Named to the Portsmouth Invitational All-Tournament team after posting 15.0 ppg and shooting 62 percent from the field.


AT SYRACUSE
As a senior, became the first Syracuse player since John Wallace (Phoenix Suns) to average better than 20 points (20.7 ppg, 29th in nation).
Led Syracuse in scoring 20 times and topped the 20-point mark 15 times.
Also led the Orangemen in minutes (36.9 mpg).
Set school single-season records in three-pointers made (88) and attempted (233).
Tied his own single-game record with eight three-pointers against Albany.
His 36 points vs. Butler in the postseason NIT gave him seven 30-point games for his career.
Averaged 25.2 points and 7.6 rebounds over five games in the postseason NIT.

As a junior, shared Big East Conference Most Improved Player Award with West Virginia’s Calvin Bowman.
Scored in double figures in 31 games, averaging 19.5 ppg (39th in nation).
Tallied 20 or more points 17 times.
Named MVP of the Great Alaska Shootout.
Scored 36 points against DePaul, highest single-game total for the Orange since 1994-95.
Scored 34 points against Connecticut, setting the Carrier Dome record with eight three-pointers.
Scored 31 points vs. Connecticut in the Big East Tournament.
Scored 18 points vs. Hawaii in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament and 20 in the second round loss to Kansas.

As a sophomore, averaged 10.3 points and 3.0 rebounds per game.
In four starts, hit for 12.3 points and 4.5 rebounds.
Led the Orange in free throw percentage (.833).
Scored a season-high 26 points vs. Notre Dame.
Scored 17 points in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Samford and had 11 in the second round against Kentucky.
Made a team-high 54 three-pointers.

As a freshman, averaged 11.8 points over his first six games.
Shared Big East Rookie of the Week honors following his play in the Maui Invitational.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 32 0 59 148 .399 27 37 .730 76 18 15 6 172 5.4
1999-00 32 4 110 233 .472 55 66 .833 95 26 38 4 329 10.3
2000-01 34 34 225 515 .437 132 173 .763 200 56 65 20 662 19.5
2001-02 36 36 256 591 .433 144 176 .818 218 83 68 16 744 20.7
TOTALS 134 74 650 1487 .437 358 452 .792 589 183 186 46 1907 14.2
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 27-for-93 (.290); 1999-00, 54-for-126 (.429); 2000-01, 80-for-207 (.386); 2001-02, 88-for-233 (.378). Totals: 249-for-659 (.378).