David Padgett
Full Name: David Christopher Padgett
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 6-11 / 250
Birthdate: February 13, 1985
High School: Reno HS
College: Louisville
 

Kansas
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 31 19 85 160 .531 32 47 0 0 .000 139 33 11 43 202 6.50
Louisville
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 24 24 109 188 .580 66 81 .815 0 1 .000 146 48 13 35 284 11.8
2006-07 33 30 111 186 .597 93 113 .823 0 1 .000 184 48 12 50 315 9.50
2007-08 26 20 112 168 .667 66 100 .660 0 0 .000 124 52 11 29 290 11.2
Totals 83 74 332 542 .613 225 294 .765 0 2 .000 454 148 36 114 889 10.7

Career Highlights: Finished second in Louisville history with .613 career field goal percentage. Played his first season at Kansas, then transferred to Louisville. Sat out the 2004-05 season under NCAA transfer rules.

Senior (2007-08): Unanimous All-Big East First Team selection. USBWA All-District IV. His .667 field goal percentage marks the second-best single-season total in school history. Named to Big East Honor Roll on 2/25 after averaging 11.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists in wins over Syracuse and Pitt. Again named to Honor Roll on 3/3 after averaging 16.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in wins over Notre Dame and Villanova. Recorded 18 points, four rebounds and four assists vs. Georgetown. Tallied 17 points, 10 rebounds and two assists in 21 minutes vs. Marquette. Missed seven weeks after breaking right kneecap vs. Jackson State on 11/18/07.

Junior (2006-07): All-Big East Second Team selection. Finished fourth in league in field goal percentage (.597). Recorded 18 points and 12 rebounds vs. Cincinnati. Recorded 19 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks vs. UConn. Scored 18 points and grabbed nine boards vs. Marquette.

Sophomore (2005-06): Played in all 24 games before being sidelined On Feb. 18 vs. Syracuse and undergoing knee surgery March 6. Double-figure scorer in 16 games. Led the Cards with 35 blocked shots and recorded at least one block in 18 games. Recorded a career-high 27 points and grabbed eight rebounds vs. UConn. Scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Notre Dame.

Freshman (2003-04): Started 19 games for the Jayhawks, averaging 6.5 points and 4.5 rebounds. Blocked a team-high 43 shots, the second-highest mark ever for a Kansas freshman. Grabbed five or more rebounds in 15 games and scored a season-high 19 points vs. Fort Hays State.

Strengths: Fundamentally-sound big man with a good feel for the game. Can score with either hand in close. Solid passer from the high and low post. Will battle defensively.

Personal: His father, Pete, played basketball at the University of Nevada (1973-76), his uncle Chris played at New Mexico and grandfather Jim played at Oregon State. Only sister, Melissa, played at the University of San Diego. Earned a B.S. in political science last spring.



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