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Full Name: Ebi Ere
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-5 (1.96 m)/ 215 (97.5 kg)
Birthdate: August 3, 1981 (Tulsa, Okla.)
High School: McLain HS (Tulsa, Okla.)
College: Oklahoma

Barton County CC
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 49-for-136 (.360); 2000-01, 79-for-224 (.353). Totals: 128-for-360 (.356).

Three-point field goals: 2001-02, 57-for-173 (.329); 2002-03, 47-for-153 (.307). Totals: 104-for-326 (.319).

Career Highlights: Played final two seasons of collegiate career at Oklahoma after two seasons at Barton County Community College (Kansas). Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year by media and coaches in 2002.

Senior (2002-03): Ranked second on the team in scoring (12.9 ppg) and third in rebounding (4.8 rpg). Scored 20 or more points seven times, including a career-high 33 points vs. Hartford. Earned Sooner Invitational MVP honors with 27 points, seven rebounds, and six assists in championship game vs. Princeton. Scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds vs. Alabama. Registered 25 points and eight rebounds at Kansas State. Named Big 12 Player of the Week after averaging 20 points in victories over UNC-Asheville and Michigan State. Recorded 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Butler in the NCAA Tournament.

Junior (2001-02): Averaged 14.6 points and 5.8 rebounds. Scored 20 or more points on nine occasions. Recorded season-high 29 points on 10-for-14 shooting at Arkansas. Scored 24 points, including the game-winning shot, at Connecticut. Tallied 25 points and eight rebounds in win over Texas Tech. Grabbed career-high 11 rebounds vs. Kansas State in the Big 12 Tournament. Registered 17 points and six rebounds in NCAA Tournament vs. Missouri. Earned NCAA Tournament All-West Region honors.

Sophomore (2000-01): At Barton County CC, averaged 25.5 points and 7.6 rebounds. Set a school single-season record with 942 points. Posted a 28-point, 14-rebound performance vs. Cloud County CC. Led team to a 29-9 overall record and a 7th-place finish at the NJCAA Tournament. Named to NJCAA All-Tournament Team after averaging 32.3 points in four games. Scored 52 points vs. Southwest Tennessee, a school single-game record and third highest total in NJCAA Tournament history. Named a Second Team NJCAA All-America player.

Freshman (1999-00): Averaged 9.3 points and 4.1 rebounds as Barton County CC finished 32-2.

Strengths: Athletic wing player who can create his own shot and score points in bunches.

Personal: Majoring in African-American Studies.