Rasheed Sulaimon: 2016 Draft Prospect
2015-2016 Season Stats
Courtesy of Maryland Athletics and Duke Athletics
CAREER NOTES 2015-16 (SENIOR SEASON)
Honorable Mention All-Big Ten ... averaged 11.3 points and 3.5 assists per game during his senior season ... notched 13.0 points and 2.6 assists per game in the NCAA Tournament while shooting .867 (13-15) from the charity stripe and helping guide Maryland back to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2003 ... led the Terps with 18 points vs. Kansas in Sweet 16 (3/24) ... recorded 14 points - including an 8-for-9 showing from the FT line - vs. Hawaii in NCAA Second Round (3/20) ... four steals vs. South Dakota State in NCAA tourney is tied for fifth-most all-time in single game at Maryland ... posted 10 points and six assists vs. Nebraska in the B1G quarterfinals (3/11) ... notched a career-high 28 points at Minnesota (2/18) ... scored a team-high 17 points against Wisconsin (2/13) ... scored a game-high 16 points against Bowie State (2/9) ... posted first career double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds vs. then No. 18 Purdue (2/6) ... fifth in the Big Ten in three-point FG percentage (44.8) and 12th in assists (3.5) ... matched a game-high 17 points and added five assists vs. then No. 3 Iowa (1/28) ... posted a season-high 22 points on 9-of-10 shooting from the floor vs. Ohio State (1/16) ... notched 16 points, including four treys, and six rebounds and six assists at Northwestern (1/4) ... notched a career-high 10 assists UMES (12/12) ... recorded 18 points at then-No. 9 North Carolina (12/1) ... named to the Cancun Challenge All-Tournament Team (11/25) ... posted 17 points on 6-for-7 shooting, including four 3s vs. Rhode Island (11/25) ... scored a team-high 18 points in win over Illinois State (11/24) ... tallied a team-high seven assists and added 10 points in a win over Georgetown (11/17) ... one of 20 candidates for the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year award (10/13).
2014-15 (AS A JUNIOR AT DUKE)
Appeared in 20 games for eventual national champion Duke ... Averaged 7.5 points per game while dishing 35 assists and grabbing 40 rebounds.
2013-14 (AS A SOPHOMORE AT DUKE)
Played in 34 contests while making 17 starts ... Averaged 9.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest ... Shot 41.0 percent (43-of-105) from three-point range and 76.8 percent (96-of-125) from the
foul line and also shot 40.2 percent (99-of-246) from the field overall ... Scored in double figures 19 times with three 20+ point efforts ... Led the team in assists 10 times and in scoring twice ... Named ACC Player of the Week on Jan. 20 ... Knocked down five three-point field goals and finished with 20 points, three rebounds and a steal against Mercer (3/21) ... Went 7-of-12 from the field and scored 16 points in an ACC Tournament win over NC State (3/15).
2012-13 (AS A FRESHMAN AT DUKE)
Selected to the ACC All-Freshman Team by the league’s coaches and media and also earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team ... Appeared in all 36 games while starting 33 ... Averaged 11.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest ... Knocked down 49 three-point field goals and shot 37.1 percent from behind the three-point arc ... Scored in double figures 22 times with three 20+ point efforts ... Ranked seventh in the ACC in free throw percentage (.802) ... Named ACC Rookie of the Week twice (12/3, 2/25) ... Went 12-of-14 from the free throw line and finished with 16 points and four rebounds in an Elite Eight win over Michigan State (3/29) ... Finished with 21 points to lead Duke in scoring in an NCAA Tournament win over Creighton (3/24) and was 5-of-9 from the field and 8-of-10 from the foul line against the Bluejays ... Scored 12 of Duke’s 26 points in the second half of the ACC Tournament quarterfinal game against Maryland (3/15) and finished with 16 points and six rebounds ... Led Duke in scoring with a career-high 27 points on a career-best 10 made field goals in a win over Maryland (2/24) and scored 25 points to lead Duke past Maryland (1/26), matching a Duke freshman record by hitting six three-pointers.
Contributed 18 points and four assists for the West team, which beat the East team 106-102, in the 2012 McDonald’s All-America game ... Won the Powerade Jam Fest three-point shootout at the McDonald’s All-America game ... became the eighth Blue Devil to capture the three-point shootout title at the event ... Scored 13 points and pulled down seven rebounds for the West team in a 99-95 victory over the East team at the 2012 Jordan Brand Classic ... Played three varsity seasons at Strake Jesuit Prep in Houston, Texas ... freshmen are not permitted to play varsity athletics at the school ... Averaged 27.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game as Strake Jesuit went 26-4, won the District 19-5A title and made an appearance in the state playoffs in 2012 ... Shot 57.3 percent from the floor, including 40.6 percent from three-point range, as a senior and also led Strake Jesuit in assists and defensive rebounds ... Scored 42 points in his team’s loss in the area championship game as a senior ... Named to the Parade Magazine All-America team following his senior season ... also a third team MaxPreps All-America selection ... Selected as a second team ESPNHS All-America in 2012 ... Chosen as inaugural Guy V. Lewis Greater Houston Player of the Year as a senior ... Named 5A all-state in 2012 by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches ... Tabbed 2012 District 19-5A MVP by district coaches after leading Strake Jesuit to a 14-0 mark in district play ... Played in the 2011 All-American Championship in Houston, Texas and scored 13 points on 5-of-12 shooting in addition to dishing out six assists ... As a junior, averaged 21.4 ppg., 5.4 rpg., 3.0 apg. and 2.4 spg. to lead Strake Jesuit to a 26-4 record and the District 19-5A title ... Scored 20 or more points in 16 of his 30 games in 2011, while reaching double figures in all but one contest ... Averaged 21.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.1 steals per game as a sophomore ... led Strake Jesuit to a 20-14 record and Region 3 semifinals appearance in 2010 ... Ranked as the No. 1 shooting guard in his class by Scout.com, No. 3 by ESPNU 100 and the fourth-best shooting guard by Rivals ... Rated as the No. 12 overall prospect by Scout.com and ESPNU 100 and No. 18 by Rivals.com ... Ranked No. 12 overall by the Recruiting Services Consensus Index.
Born Rasheed Wesley Sulaimon on March 9, 1994 in Houston, Texas ... Son of Kenny and Angela Sulaimon ... Father, Kenny, is a store manager and is originally from Nigeria ... Mother, Angela, is a nutritionist and was born in Jamaica ... Has a brother, David, and four sisters, LaToya, Brittny, Shannon and Raven ... Member of the National Honor Society, holding a 3.56 GPA at Strake Jesuit and also received the Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award as a senior ... Contributed 18 points and four assists for the West team, which beat the East team 106-102, in the 2012 McDonald’s All-America game ... Named to the Parade Magazine All-America team following his senior season and also a third team MaxPreps All-America selection ... Selected as a second team ESPNHS All-America in 2012 ... Chosen as inaugural Guy V. Lewis Greater Houston Player of the Year as a senior ... A two-year volunteer with the Challenge Basketball Program ... Played AAU for Houston Hoops ... Pursuing a master’s degree in business administration after graduating from Duke in three years.