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Curtis Jerrells

  • Full Name: Curtis Louis Jerrells
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 6-1 / 200
  • Birthdate: February 5, 1987
  • High School: Del Valle HS (Austin, Texas)
  • College: Baylor
Baylor
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 17 17 82 187 0.367 37 51 0.725 29 79 0.367 52 56 24 2 230 13.5
2006-07 31 31 157 356 0.441 94 139 0.676 57 156 0.356 146 118 33 11 465 15
2007-08 32 32 165 387 ..333 105 140 0.75 55 165 0.333 111 121 42 6 490 15.3
2008-09 39 39 197 461 0.427 165 214 0.771 76 207 0.367 177 192 60 12 635 16.3
Totals 119 119 601 1391 0.432 401 544 0.737 217 607 0.357 486 487 159 31 1820 15.3

Career Highlights:

Had outstanding career at Baylor, starting all 119 games he played. Holds the program record for most games played, started and minutes played (3,934). Finished career with 1,820 points, third all-time at Baylor. His 487 assists and his 159 steals are second all-time. Only player in program history to have more than 1,000 points, 400 assists and 400 steals.

Senior (2008-09):

Finished career in impressive fashion, leading Baylor to NIT championship game. Scored 26 points in NIT semifinal against San Diego State at Madison Square Garden. Started and played in 39 games, both Baylor single-season records. Scored 635 points (15.3 ppg), third all-time at Baylor. Had his first triple-double with 17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists against Hartford. Scored a season-high 31 points against Oklahoma St. Was named to the All- Big 12 Third Team.

Junior (2007-08):

Was a First Team All-Big-12 selection after averaging 16.3 points and 3.8 assists. Scored in double figures in 24 of 32 games, including eight games of 20 or more points. Helped lead Baylor to NCAA Tournament, where he had 27 points and tied a career-high with eight assists in a loss to Purdue. Was named the Big-12 Player of the Week, after averaging 20.0 points and 7.5 rebounds against Notre Dame and Winthrop.

Sophomore (2006-07):

Named All-Big-12 Honorable Mention. Led team in points (15.0 ppg) and assists (3.8 apg). Scored in double digits in the final 14 games of the season. Had a career-best three blocks against Syracuse. Scored 31 points in a Big 12 Tournament upset win against Missouri. During Big 12 Tournament, averaged 25.0 points and 8.0 rebounds, and shot 53.1 percent from the field to make the All-Tournament Team.

Freshman (2005-06):

As a true freshman, started all 17 games during Baylorís abbreviated season. Was named to conference All-Freshmen team. Averaged 13.5 points, 3.3 assists and 1.4 steals. Hit game-winning three-pointer with 22 seconds left against Kansas State to give Baylor its first win of the season after losing its first six games. Scored in double figures in 11 of teamís final 12 games.

Strengths: Exceptional athlete with an NBA body. Combines strength, speed, lateral quickness and jumping ability with a high motor. Plays bigger than his size. Comfortable at both guard spots.

Personal: Had a vertical jump measured at 37 inches. Was a speech communications major.

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