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Full Name: Quinton Lenord Ross
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-6 (1.98 m)/ 195 (88.5 kg)
Birthdate: April 30, 1981 (Dallas, Texas)
High School: Justin F. Kimball HS (Dallas, Texas)
College: Southern Methodist

Southern Methodist
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 22-for-61 (.361); 2000-01, 48-for-129 (.372); 2001-02, 58-for-182 (.319); 2002-03, 42-for-141 (.298). Totals: 170-for-513 (.331).

Career Highlights: Named Honorable Mention All-America by AP as a senior. Earned Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year and First Team All-WAC honors as a senior. Earned Second Team All-WAC recognition as a junior. Finished career as the fourth all-time leading scorer at Southern Methodist. Also ranks third in three-point field goals made (170), third in free throws made (443), fifth in blocked shots (81), and sixth in steals (153).

Senior (2002-03): Led the WAC in scoring (20.3 ppg – 37th in nation). Had 17 games of 20 or more points, with a career-high 32 points vs. North Texas. Posted identical 20-point, 13-rebound performances vs. San Diego and at San Jose State. Scored 30 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and shot 16-for-18 from the line in the rematch. Sank five three-pointers on his way to 29 points while grabbing 10 rebounds vs. Louisiana Tech. Tallied 29 points vs. Boise State and 21 points vs. Nevada in the WAC Tournament.

Junior (2001-02): Averaged 17.4 points and 6.5 rebounds. Topped the 20-point mark 12 times. Posted a pair of double-doubles vs. Nevada with one 22-point, 10-rebound effort and 21 points and 10 rebounds in the rematch. Recorded 26 points and eight rebounds vs. Tulsa. Tallied 19 points and a season-high seven assists vs. Texas Tech. Canned six threes in scoring 26 points vs. Hawaii.

Sophomore (2000-01): Averaged 14.2 points and 5.1 rebounds. The team’s top defensive player. Was only player on the team to start all 30 games. Recorded season-high 23 points in season finale vs. UTEP in the WAC Tournament. Posted 22 points in back-to-back games vs. Nevada and at TCU. Named to the All-Tournament team at the San Juan Shootout after averaging 17.3 points and shooting 18-for-27 from the field.

Freshman (1999-00): Averaged 7.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in 19.5 minutes a contest. Scored season-high 17 points on three occasions, at Houston, at Tulane, and vs. Hawaii at the WAC Tournament. Recorded first career double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds to go along with five assists vs. New Mexico State.

Strengths: Solid, all-around, skilled player who needs only increased strength to maximize his abilities.

Personal: Majored in Economics. Uncle Wayne Smith played pro basketball overseas.