Full Name:
Roger Phillip Mason Jr.
Position:
Guard
College:
Virginia
Height:
6-5
Weight:
199
High School:
Good Counsel HS (Wheaton, Md.)
Birthdate:
September 10, 1980
Birthplace:
Washington, D.C.

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the second round (31st overall) by the Chicago Bulls.

HIGHLIGHTS
An early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft.
Named Second Team All-ACC as a junior.
Has played both backcourt positions in three seasons at Virginia.
Ranks 25th in Virginia history in points (1,231) in three-year career.
Led team in total points in both sophomore and junior seasons and led team in free throw percentage all three collegiate seasons.
Boasts highest career free throw percentage in Virginia history (86.9%).
As a junior, shared the Bill Gibson Cavalier of the Year award with Travis Watson.


AT VIRGINIA
As a junior, named Second Team All-ACC after averaging team-leading 18.6 points and 4.1 assists.
Played team-leading 36.1 minutes per game, alternating between point guard and shooting guard.
Led team in virtually all offensive categories, including: field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, three-point field goals made and attempted, points and assists.
Scored a career-high 31 points at Wake Forest, including 7-for-7 from the free throw line.
In another game against Wake Forest, hit 7-for-13 from three-point range en route to a 25-point performance.
Surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career when he scored 29 points in a loss to eventual national champion Maryland.
Scored at least 20 points in 10 games.
Scored 22 points, tied career-high with seven rebounds and had three assists in a victory over Duke.

As a sophomore, named Third Team All-ACC after averaging 15.7 points and making a school record 88.4 percent from the free throw line.
Shot a team-best 44.2 percent from three-point range.
Led team with 32 mpg.
Scored 30 points in NCAA Tournament first round loss to Gonzaga.
Led team in scoring 11 times. Led Virginiaís upset of Duke with 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
Scored 19 points and made game-winning three-pointer with one second remaining in 69-66 victory over Florida State.
Made 45 consecutive free throws, three short of former NBA guard Jeff Lampís school-record string of 48 straight.

As a freshman, started 11 of 31 games (including nine of the last 10) and averaged 21.3 minutes and 7.6 points.
Scored season-high 22 points in 109-100 overtime loss to Duke, helping him earn ACC Rookie of the Week honors.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1999-00 31 11 80 186 .430 63 77 .818 69 39 30 7 237 7.6
2000-01 29 28 146 307 .476 122 138 .884 107 72 33 14 456 15.7
2001-02 29 29 162 396 .409 133 151 .881 93 119 27 12 538 18.6
TOTALS 89 68 388 889 .436 318 366 .869 269 230 90 33 1231 13.8
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 14-for-49 (.286); 2000-01, 42-for-95 (.442); 2001-02, 81-for-221 (.367). Totals: 137-for-365 (.375).