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Prospect Profile:
Antonio Burks
Selected with No. 36 overall pick by Orlando Magic; rights traded to Memphis Grizzlies

Full Name: Antonio Cornell Burks
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-0 (1.83 m) / 195 (88.5 kg)
Birthdate: February 25, 1980 (Memphis, Tenn.)
High School: Booker T. Washington High School (Memphis, Tenn.)
College: Memphis
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Memphis
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 36 33 117 258 .453 66 95 .692 4 12 .333 86 182 72 4 304 8.40
2002-03 25 17 98 205 .478 45 63 .714 2 7 .286 51 140 34 4 243 9.70
2003-04 30 30 176 371 .474 72 114 .632 57 138 .413 96 165 71 7 481 16.0
Totals 91 80 391 834 .469 183 272 .673 63 157 .401 233 487 177 15 1028 11.2

Career Highlights: Named Conference USA Player of the Year as a senior. Only the fourth player in school history with 1,000 points, 450 assists and 170 steals, joining former Tigers Andre Turner, Elliot Perry and Otis Jackson. Ranks fifth all-time in steals (177) and sixth in assists (487). Led team in assists all three seasons at Memphis. Finished career at Memphis after starting at Hiwassee College in Madisonville, Tenn. Sat out 2000-01 season at Memphis.

Senior (2003-04): Averaged 16.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 5.5 assists (ranking second in C-USA). Tallied four double-doubles in points and assists. Posted career-high 29 points on 10-for-15 shooting at Southern Miss. Scored 20 points and dished out 10 assists against Fordham. Recorded double-double of 14 points and 11 assists against Marquette. Scored 13 points and grabbed career-high seven steals against South Florida. Led team with 22 points and four assists against Oklahoma State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Junior (2002-03): Averaged 9.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 5.6 assists (ranking second in C-USA). Registered season-high 27 points and tallied 10 assists against UAB. Scored 10 points and dished out career-high 12 assists against Southern Miss. Scored 15 points in the semifinals of the C-USA Tournament against Louisville. Tallied 15 points and four assists against Arizona State in the NCAA Tournament. Named Third Team All-Conference USA.

Sophomore (2001-02): Averaged 8.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists (ranking fifth in C-USA). Led league in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.33). Recorded season-high 26 points at South Florida. Scored 19 points on 7-for-9 shooting against BYU in the second round of the NIT. Tallied season-high 11 assists at Temple.

Freshman (1999-00): Averaged 14.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 3.9 steals. Led team to a first-place divisional finish.

Strengths: Lightning quick point guard with good scoring ability. Able to take his man off the dribble and can get to the basket or find the open man.

Personal: Majoring in sports management. Served as a speaker at the dedication of the first 13 courts Memphis coach John Calipari, Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson and Reebok are building in South Memphis.

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