Jamont Gordon
Full Name: Jamont DeShan Gordon
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 225
Birthdate: March 16, 1987
High School: Oak Hill Academy
College: Mississippi State

Mississippi State
2005-06 30 30 139 341 .408 108 167 .647 27 104 .260 203 129 34 16 413 13.8
2006-07 35 35 181 432 .419 157 222 .707 42 121 .347 250 187 46 20 561 16.0
2007-08 34 34 193 465 .415 138 199 .693 60 188 .319 224 168 38 21 584 17.2
Totals 99 99 513 1238 .414 403 588 .685 129 413 .312 677 484 118 57 1558 15.7

Career Highlights: Named First Team All-SEC as junior. Also was a finalist for the Wooden Award and the Bob Cousy Award and was named as the recipient of the Cellular South Howell Trophy Award, given by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum to the stateís top collegiate menís basketball player. Earned First Team All-Conference honors from the league coaches and Second Team honors from The Associated Press as a sophomore. Currently ranks seventh on Mississippi Stateís all-time scoring list with 1,558 career points. Also ranks third all-time in career assists with 484 and ninth in three-point field goals made with 129. Has posted 14 career double-doubles.

Junior (2007-08): Ranked second on the team in scoring (17.2 ppg, ranked seventh in the SEC) and third in rebounding (6.6 rpg), while leading the squad in assists (4.9 apg, third). Scored 20 or more points 16 times. Registered four double-doubles. Recorded season-high 25 points twice, vs. Southeastern Louisiana and at Loyola Marymount. Hit 5-for-7 from three-point range on his way to 24 points vs. Kentucky. Tallied 24 points in the very next game at Alabama and registered 17 points and 10 assists in the rematch. Posted 24 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists at Auburn. Scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds vs. Clemson. Notched 23 points and nine rebounds vs. Alabama in the first round of the SEC Tournament. Led team with 21 points and 11 rebounds vs. Memphis in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Sophomore (2006-07): Led team in scoring (16.0 ppg, ranked seventh in the SEC), rebounding (7.1 rpg, ninth) and assists (5.3 apg, second). Scored 20 or more points nine times. Posted six double-doubles. Notched a career-high 27 points and added nine rebounds at Alabama. Registered the second triple-double in school history with a 15-point, 12-rebound, 10-assist performance vs. Vanderbilt. Tallied 25 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists at Tennessee. Notched 26 points and 11 rebounds vs. Kentucky in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament. Narrowly missed a triple-double with 18 points, nine rebounds and eight assists vs. Mississippi Valley State in the first round of the postseason NIT. Scored 20 points and dished out 10 assists vs. Bradley in the second round.

Freshman (2005-06): Ranked second on the team in scoring (13.8 ppg) and rebounding (6.8 rpg), while leading the team in assists (4.3 apg, ranked seventh in the SEC). Was the only player to start all 30 games. Scored 20 or more points twice with a 20-point, nine-rebound effort vs. Santa Clara and a 20-point effort at Liberty. Recorded four double-doubles. Narrowly missed a triple-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists vs. Troy. Registered 17 points and 13 rebounds vs. LSU. Scored 13 points and dished out 10 assists at Auburn. Tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds in the first round of the SEC Tournament vs. South Carolina. Earned unanimous SEC All-Freshman Team honors.

Strengths: Tough, physical guard that is hard to contain on drives to the basket. Creates equally well for himself as for others. Rebounds extremely well for a backcourt performer. Left-handed.

Personal: Majoring in educational psychology.

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