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Prospect Profile:
Travis Diener

Full Name: Travis Lyle Diener
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 175
Birthdate: March 1, 1982 (Fond du Lac, Wis.)
High School: Goodrich HS (Fond du Lac, Wis.)
College: Marquette
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Marquette
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 33 3 77 179 .430 51 67 .761 57 129 .442 81 86 39 2 262 7.90
2002-03 33 33 124 313 .396 74 91 .813 69 190 .363 105 184 47 5 391 11.8
2003-04 31 31 179 424 .422 136 154 .883 90 200 .450 97 187 41 0 584 18.8
2004-05 23 22 131 312 .420 124 148 .838 68 168 .405 90 160 31 1 454 19.7
Totals 120 89 511 1228 .416 385 460 .837 284 687 .413 373 617 158 8 1691 14.1

Career Highlights: Finished as Marquette’s career leader in three-point field goals made (284), second in assists (617), third in scoring (1,691 points) and eighth in steals (158).

Senior (2004-05): All-Conference USA First Team selection. Finalist for Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award for second straight year. Led Marquette in scoring (19.7 ppg), assists (7.0 apg) and steals (31). Missed the team’s final five games with a left hand injury and did not meet the minimum number of games played to qualify for conference and national statistical leaders.

Junior (2003-04): Named to the All-Conference USA First Team. One of two players in Division I to average at least 18.0 points and 6.0 assists and first player in C-USA history to lead the league in both categories. Ranked second in C-USA in free throw percentage (.883), three-point field goal percentage (.450), three-pointers made (2.9 per game) and assist-to-turnover ratio (2.53). Set single-season MU records for three-point field goals (90) and free throw percentage (.883). Marquette’s leading scorer in 21 of 31 games and scored in double figures in all but one game. Scored 30 or more points three times, including a career-high 31 points twice, and dished out six or more assists 17 times.

Sophomore (2002-03): All-Conference USA Second Team selection. Finished third in C-USA in assists (5.6 apg) and eighth in free throw percentage (.813). Scored in double figures 21 times. Averaged 27.5 points and shot .654 from the floor in first two rounds of NCAA Tournament. Dished out eight assists with no turnovers in 36 minutes vs. Pittsburgh in NCAA Midwest Regional semifinals. Tied a Marquette record for a C-USA game with a career-high 12 assists vs. Dayton.

Freshman (2001-02): Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team. Played in all 33 games and led the league in three-point field goal percentage (.442). Recorded 15 points, including five three-pointers, vs. Cincinnati in C-USA Tournament championship game. Led Marquette and set a single-season freshmen record with 57 three-pointers. Sank a three-pointer in 31 games, including 19 games with two or more treys.

Strengths: Fiery competitor who can beat you with the deep ball as well as setting up his teammates. Mr. Everything for Marquette the past two seasons. Great intangibles.

Personal: Son of Robert and Vicki Diener. Sister, Brittney, plays at Lewis University in Chicago. Majored in communications studies.