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Full Name: Joseph Delano Shipp
Position: Guard/Forward
Height/Weight: 6-5 (1.96 m)/ 220 (99.8 kg)
Birthdate: February 25, 1981 (Los Angeles)
High School: Fairfax HS (Los Angeles)
College: California Q&A with Shipp

Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 40-for-121 (.331); 2000-01, 34-for-108 (.315); 2001-02, 43-for-122 (.352); 2002-03, 40-for-113 (.354). Totals: 157-for-464 (.338).

Career Highlights: Named Honorable Mention All-America by AP as a senior. Ranks third on California’s all-time scoring list, trailing only NBA players Sean Lampley (1,776) and Lamond Murray (1,688). Cal posted a 45-18 record the past two seasons – the most wins at Cal in a two-year span since 1959-60. Helped Cal to NCAA Tournament each of past three seasons.

Senior (2002-03): An All-Pac-10 selection. Twice voted Pac-10 Player of the Week. Set career highs in field goal percentage and three-point field goal percentage. Became the fifth Cal player in last 10 years to lead Pac-10 in scoring, joining Lamond Murray (1994), Shareef Abdur-Rahim (1996), Ed Gray (1997) and Sean Lampley (2001). Scored 30 or more points four times, including a career-high 35 vs. Oregon State. Scored in double figures in every game.

Junior (2001-02): Earned team MVP honors. Paced Bears in scoring. Voted to the all-tournament team in the BCA Classic in November after helping Cal to the championship with wins over Princeton and Eastern Washington. Hit a school-record nine three-pointers vs. Fresno State to break a mark co-held by Jason Kidd and Ryan Drew. Reached double figures in 26 of 32 games.

Sophomore (2000-01): Averaged 9.8 points in Pac-10 games. Started seven of the first eight games of the season. Scored a season-high 21 points vs. Oregon State Jan. 13. Reached double figures in scoring six times in nine games from Dec. 30 through Jan. 25.

Freshman (1999-00): Scored 20 points in his debut against TCU. Started 12 of the first 13 games of the season. Reached double figures in scoring 17 times.

Strengths: A scorer who uses his body well. Can overpower some defenders with his strength, which enabled him to play forward in college. Improved his shot selection as a senior while increasing his scoring average.

Personal: Majored in social welfare.