Landry Shamet: 2018 Draft Prospect
College: Wichita State
2017-2018 Season Stats
Courtesy of Wichita State Athletics
Honorable Mention AP All-American (2018)...3rd Team USA Today All-American (2018)...2x First Team All-Conference: 2017 (MVC), 2018 (AAC)...2x NABC All-District: 2017 (2nd), 2018 (1st)...2017 MVC Freshman of the Year...2017 MVC All-Freshman Team...2017 MVC All-Newcomer Team...2018 All-AAC Tournament Team...2017 All-Arch Madness Team...1x AAC Player of the Week (Dec. 11, 2017)...1x MVC Player of the Week (Feb. 26, 2017)...5x AAC Weekly Honor Roll (2017-18)...2x MVC Newcomer of the Week (Jan. 9, Feb. 26, 2017)...2017 Wichita Eagle Team MVP...2017 Warren Armstrong Jabali Assists Award
2x – NCAA Tournament Qualifiers (2017, 18)...2017 MVC Regular Season Champions...2017 Arch Madness Champions
Standout point guard who announced on March 29, 2018 that he will forego his final two seasons of collegiate eligibility to enter the 2018 NBA Draft… Saw his true freshman campaign (2015-16) cut short after just three games due to a foot injury but bounced back to earn first team all-conference honors in each of his two full seasons … First Team All-American Athletic Conference as a redshirt sophomore (2017-18) and an honorable mention AP All-American for a Shocker team that finished 25-8, was ranked wire-to-wire in the Associated Press Poll, and earned a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament… First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference as a redshirt freshman in 2016-17 (just the second Valley rookie to land first team honors in the era of freshman eligibility, joining former Creighton standout Doug McDermott)... Helped lead the Shockers to a 31-5 finish, a share of the MVC regular season title, the MVC Tournament Championship and an NCAA First Round win over Dayton. … Finishes with 914 career points and 288 assists (20th on WSU’s career list)… Assist total is the second-highest ever by a Shocker at the end of his sophomore season (six more than former teammate Fred VanVleet’s underclassman total)… Ranks seventh all-time in three-point field goals (159), second in three-point percentage (.437) and second in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.64) behind VanVleet.
Honorable Mention AP All-American (WSU’s fifth since 2013)… First Team All-AAC selection… NABC First Team All-District 25… Averaged a team-high 14.9 points… Led the conference in assists (5.2) and assist-to-turnover ratio (2.5)… Ranked 13th nationally in three-point percentage (.442)… Set a school record with 2.63 threes per game… 84 three-point makes was the second-highest season total in Shocker history… 166 assists ranks ninth on WSU’s season list…
Ranked high on the American conferenc leaderboard in free throw percentage (4th, .825), 3-point percentage (2nd) and 3-pointers per game (2nd)… Earned weekly honors from the conference office on six occasions… Dec. 11 AAC Player of the Week.
Preseason -- Stress fracture cost him the entire preseason. In a July 31 surgery, doctors placed a screw in the fifth metatarsal of his right foot… Returned for WSU’s second exhibition on Nov. 6 (approximately 13 weeks post-surgery) and started the season openers four days later, finishing with 17 points in 17 minutes...Nov. 20 vs. Cal – Scored 23 points (8/10 FG, 4/4 3pt) to help WSU erase an 18-point second half deficit in a 92-82 victory...Nov. 22 vs. Notre Dame – 0-for-4 night from three ended a school record streak of 29 straight games with a three-pointer (teammate Conner Frankamp broke it a week later)… Made the All-Maui Invitational Team after averaging 17.1 points in three games for the runner-up Shockers...Dec. 9 at Oklahoma St. – Scored a career-high 30 points (4/7 3pt, 14/16 FT) in the Shockers’ first win at Gallagher-Iba Arena since 1957...Jan. 11 at ECU – Tallied his first point-assist double-double with 11 points and a career-high 11 assists with just one turnover...Jan. 17 SMU – Logged his point-assist double-double of the year with 20 points, 10 assists (5/10 3pt)...Feb. 18 at Cincinnati – Team-high 19 points with five assists to help No. 19 WSU ended No. 5 Cincinnati’s nation-best 39-game home winning streak...AAC Tournament -- Made the all-tournament team after averaging 21.5 points and 4.0 assists over two games...Mar. 16 vs. Marshall (NCAA 1R) – Eight assists matched Fred VanVleet for the third-highest NCAA Tournament total in Shocker history.
2016-17 (Redshirt Freshman):
First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference… NABC First Team All-District 16… MVC Freshman of the Year… MVC All-Freshman and All-Newcomer teams… 2x MVC Newcomer of the Week (Jan. 9, Feb. 26)… 1x MVC Player of the Week (Feb. 26)… Won Wichita Eagle Team MVP honors along with the Warren Armstrong Jabali Assist Award at WSU’s postseason banquet… Averaged 11.4 points and led the team in assists (3.3) and minutes (26.7)… Ranked 14th nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.00) and was third-best among freshmen, trailing only UCLA’s Lonzo Ball (3.08) and Louisiana Tech’s Dequan Bracey (3.51)… Set WSU freshman records for three-point field goals (72) and games started (36)… Was the only Shocker to start every game… Ranked fourth on the MVC leaderboard in three-point percentage (.439)… In 18 MVC games, was just the second player in Valley history to lead the league in both threes (43) and percentage (.518)… Mid-January shift to the point guard position cut into his scoring but sparked the team… 16th freshman in Shocker history to average in double-figures (11.4 points)… Led the scoring a team-high 12 times…. 23 double-figure scoring games… Topped 20 points on three occasions… Connected a three-pointer in each of the last 25 games…
Hit four of WSU’s 15 three-pointers in a school record tying performance against Eastern Shore (Nov. 20)...Hit six of WSU’s 15 threes against South Dakota State (Dec. 22) to help tie the record for a second time...Finished with 14 points, a career-high eight rebounds and dished out six assists at Illinois State (Jan. 14)...16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in the win at Loyola (Feb. 12)..Scored a season-high 23 points in the regular season finale at Missouri State to help WSU clinch a share of the MVC title...Scored 14 points in the MVC title game against Illinois State (Mar. 5) and was named to the All-MVC Tournament team...Led the scoring in each of the team’s two NCAA Tournament games in Indianapolis, averaging 16.5 points in 35.0 minutes of action...Enjoyed a breakout second round performance against Kentucky in front of the CBS cameras, scoring 20 points while going toe-to-toe with UK’s stable of highly-touted freshmen...Had 18 second-half points, including 11 over the final eight minutes to lead a Shocker comeback bid...In the first round win over Dayton, tallied a team-high 13 points in 36 minutes.
A top-100 prospect and Marshall’s highest-rated recruit in nine seasons at WSU… Made a strong first impression with teammates and coaches upon arrival, drawing favorable comparisons to the freshman version of Ron Baker… Took those Baker comps a little too far, suffering the very same stress fracture injury that cost Baker 20 games during his own debut season… Appeared in just three November games, averaging 8.7 points, 2.7 rebounds with five assists and five steals in 19.7 minutes of action… Scored 13 points his collegiate debut against Charleston Southern (Nov. 13)… Limited to 10 minutes in a loss at Tulsa (Nov. 17) due to foul trouble… Cracked the starting lineup in game No. 3 with senior Fred VanVleet sidelined and responded well with nine points and three assists in a win over Emporia State (Nov. 21)… During and after the ESU game, experienced pain in his left foot. Hour later he was diagnosed with a fifth metatarsal stress fracture in his left foot… Remained in Wichita for surgery (Nov. 25) while his teammates traveled to Orlando for the AdvoCare Invitational… Had entertained hopes of a late February return (similar to Baker) but was ultimately sidelined the rest of the way, robbing the Shockers of valuable guard depth.
A two-time district and conference player of the year and a two-year all-state selection for Park Hill HS near Kansas City, Mo… A Rivals four-star recruit rated No. 88 nationally in the Class of 2015… Averaged 17.4 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.2 steals as a senior in 2014-15 and was one of five finalists for the Greater Kansas City Basketball Coaches Association’s DiRenna Award, given to the top player in the metro area… Led the Trojans to a 21-6 record as a senior and to a district title as a junior… A three-year varsity letterman and three-time all-district honoree… Played for coach David Garrison… Signed with WSU in the Fall of 2014 over offers from Kansas State, Illinois, Colorado, Nebraska, Memphis, Creighton, Tulsa, Northern Iowa and others… Played AAU ball for the KC Pumas…
Full name is Landry Michael Shamet… Born March 13, 1997 in Kansas City… Son of Melanie Shamet… Mother played volleyball at Boise State… Plans to major in kinesiology and hopes to become a college basketball coach… Chose WSU because of its family feel and its growing tradition of success on the court…