Mario Boggan
Full Name: Mario Boggan
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-7 / 240
Birthdate: September 30, 1983 ()
High School: South Durham HS (Durham, N.C.), then Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), then Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Va.)
College: Florida, Chipola (Fla.) JC, Oklahoma State
 

Florida
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2002-03 16 0 13 25 .520 10 25 .400 0 0 .000 31 6 6 4 36 2.30
Chipola (Fla.) JC
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 33 0 273 463 .590 150 208 .721 7 33 .212 316 64 31 27 703 21.3
Oklahoma State
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 33 33 182 313 .581 115 140 .821 9 28 .321 187 33 37 27 488 14.8
2006-07 34 33 242 448 .540 150 197 .761 13 59 .220 257 47 36 27 647 19.0
Totals 67 66 424 761 .557 265 337 .786 22 87 .253 444 80 73 54 1135 16.9

Career Highlights: Earned First Team All-Big 12 honors and was named an Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press as a senior. Named Honorable Mention All-Conference as a junior. Ranks as Oklahoma State’s 23rd all-time leading scorer with 1,135 points, the highest point total by a two-year player in school history. Also ranks fourth all-time in career field goal percentage (.557). Finished collegiate career at Oklahoma State after starting at Florida and routing through Chipola Junior College in Marianna, Fla. Did not play basketball during the 2003-04 season.

Senior (2006-07): Led team in scoring (19.0 ppg, ranked third in the Big 12), rebounding (7.6 ppg, sixth) and field goal percentage (.540, third). Scored 20 or more points 15 times. Posted seven double-doubles. Recorded career highs of 37 points and 20 rebounds vs. Texas, becoming the first player in Big 12 history to record 30 points and 20 rebounds in a game. Registered 35 points and 14 rebounds vs. Texas Tech. Tallied 30 points and nine rebounds vs. Pittsburgh on his way to MVP honors of the All-College Classic. Earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors four times.

Junior (2005-06): Led team in scoring (14.8 ppg), rebounding (5.7 rpg), blocked shots (27), field goal percentage (.581) and free throw percentage (.821). Became the first player in Big 12 history to lead the league in field goal percentage and free throw percentage in conference games only. Recorded season-high 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting vs. Arkansas State. Posted a 22-point, 10-rebound double-double at Texas Tech.

Sophomore (2004-05): At Chipola JC, averaged 21.3 points and 9.6 rebounds. Scored 20 or more points 19 times and topped the 30-point mark four times. Registered 15 double-doubles. Scored a season-high 37 points and added 17 rebounds vs. Pensacola JC. Pulled down a season-high 18 rebounds vs. Middle Georgia.

Freshman (2002-03): At Florida, averaged 2.3 points and 1.9 rebounds in 6.1 minutes a contest. Recorded season highs of eight points and eight rebounds vs. Coastal Carolina.

Strengths: Undersized four who is very quick around the hoop and can beat bigger players inside. Shows an impressive arsenal of offensive moves with a soft touch. Shoots a high percentage from the free throw line.

Personal: Majored in education. Has one daughter, Imani. Enjoys playing video games and listening to music.


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