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Rashad Anderson
Full Name: Rashad Shaheed Anderson
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 215
Birthdate: November 9, 1983 (Lakeland, Fla.)
High School: Kathleen HS (Lakeland, Fla.)
College: Connecticut
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Connecticut
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2002-03 33 4 93 232 .401 31 40 .775 55 140 .393 42 24 9 6 272 8.20
2003-04 39 12 150 343 .437 51 65 .785 87 212 .410 113 31 24 10 438 11.2
2004-05 24 15 89 248 .359 62 77 .805 46 147 .313 82 26 17 7 286 11.9
2005-06 34 0 155 355 .437 38 53 .717 88 216 .407 96 24 26 11 436 12.8
Totals 130 31 487 1178 .413 182 235 .774 276 715 .386 333 105 76 34 1432 11.0

Career Highlights: Connecticutís career leader in three-pointers made (276) and attempted (715), and ranks 15th all-time in career scoring (1,423 points). One of only five players in school history to have made 200 or more career three-pointers.

Senior (2005-06): Earned All-Big East Honorable Mention honors. Averaged 12.8 points off the bench in 22.4 minutes of play. Reached double figures in 26 games. Scored 19 points, including game-tying three-pointer at end of regulation, in NCAA Sweet 16 win over Washington. Sank four three-pointers vs. Villanova to pass Ben Gordon as Connecticutís all-time leader in three-pointers made. Grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds in win over LSU. Scored a career-high 33 points, including a perfect 7-of-7 from behind the arc, in only 22 minutes in victory over Morehead State.

Junior (2004-05): NABC All-District Second Team selection. Started 15 of 24 games at the shooting guard spot. Finished as teamís third leading scorer with 11.9 ppg. Hospitalized from Feb. 8-21 and missed seven games due to skin abscess in his right leg, returning to action for the Big East Tournament. Recorded a season-high 27 points, including 16 in final 13 minutes, in win over Rice.

Sophomore (2003-04): Finished as third leading scorer for NCAA Champion Huskies with 11.2 ppg. Reached double figures in 12 of the last 15 contests, and 19 total games on the season. Named to the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team after scoring 18 points vs. Georgia Tech and 14 points vs. Duke in San Antonio. Averaged 17.3 points and .488 from three-point range (21-of-43) in NCAA Tournament. His 21 threes set a UConn single-tournament record. Scored 28 points in NCAA Elite Eight win over Alabama, matching the school-NCAA record of six three-pointers he set in First Round win over Vermont.

Freshman (2002-03): Played in all 33 games, starting last four contests of the regular season. Finished fourth on the squad with 8.2 ppg. Scored 21 points in Big East Semifinal win over Syracuse. Matched a season-best with 22 points, including 6-of-9 three-pointers, at Notre Dame.

Strengths: Terrific shooter with a very quick, high release. Needs very little room to get a shot off.

Personal: Majored in Political Science.