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Daniel Gibson
Full Name: Daniel Hiram Gibson
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 190
Birthdate: February 27, 1986 (Houston)
High School: Jones HS (Houston)
College: Texas
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Texas
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 31 31 131 314 .417 103 137 .752 74 186 .398 112 121 55 8 439 14.2
2005-06 37 37 163 402 .405 69 95 .726 101 266 .380 133 116 49 12 496 13.4
Totals 68 68 294 716 .410 172 232 .741 175 452 .387 245 237 104 20 935 13.8

An early entry candidate for the 2006 NBA Draft.

Career Highlights: Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press after his sophomore year. Named Big 12 Freshman of the Year. First freshman to lead the team in scoring. Named Third Team All-Big 12 after his freshman year.

Sophomore (2005-06): Finished third on team in scoring (13.4 ppg), first in assists (116) and third in steals (49). Shot 38 percent from three-point range. Scored in double figures 24 times. Hit nine three pointers on his way to a career-high 37 points in win against Baylor. Hit four or more three-pointers in a game 10 times. Hit six three-pointers in win against West Virginia. Had a season-high seven assists in win against Prairie View A&M. Totaled 44 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists in four NCAA Tournament games, including 17 points, four rebounds and six assists in second-round win against N.C. State.

Freshman (2004-05): Led the team in scoring (14.2 ppg), assists (121), and steals (55). Shot .398 percent from three-point range. Eclipsed double figures 24 times, including posting season highs of 27 points and 10 rebounds in a win against Oklahoma State. Hit five or more three-pointers in a game three times, including a season-high six in win against Texas Tech. Had a season-high eight assists in loss to Colorado. Scored 20 or more points five times. Totaled 23 points, four assists and a season-high six steals in loss to Iowa State.

Strengths: Good size, quickness and scoring ability for the point guard position. Can get into the lane and makes plays for himself or others. Solid outside shooter.

Personal: Son of Byron and Cheryl Gibson. Father played basketball at the University of Houston. Majoring in corporate communications. Graduated sixth out of 212 students in his high school senior class. Member of the National Honor Society in high school.