#0 - Josh Slater
|2008-09 Men's Basketball|
|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Nashville, Tenn. (David Lipscomb HS)
2009-10 Season (Junior): Atlantic Sun First Team All-Conference selection … Ranked second on the team in scoring and rebounding averaging 17.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game … Averaged 19.5 points per game in conference play, ranking third among all players in the Atlantic Sun … Ranked among the Atlantic Sun top-10 in assists (2nd), steals (5th), scoring (6th), three-point percentage (9th) and assists-to-turnover ratio (4th) … Finished the season with a school-record 155 assists (5.2 per game) … Recorded 58 steals on the year (1.93/game), tying Brian Fisk’s school record that was set during the 2004-05 season … Played in all 30 games, including 24 starts … Scored in double figures in 26 games … Scored 20 or more points in 11 games … Tallied five double-doubles … Finished junior season with 514 points, ranking second in school history … Finished year with 45.5 field goal percentage, including 37.1 from beyond the arc … Was named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week twice during the regular season … Earned Player of the Week honors for the week on Feb. 1 for outstanding performances at Belmont and ETSU … Scored a team-high 26 points and had four steals in six-point win at Belmont … Scored a career-high 35 points, including 30 after halftime in 85-84 overtime win at ETSU … 35-point performance against ETSU is the fourth-highest single game point total by an individual player in school history … Earned A-Sun Player of the Week honors on Feb. 22 after averaging 22.5 points, 9.0 assists, 7.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals against FGSU and Stetson … Finished one rebound shy of a triple-double at Florida Gulf Coast, finishing with 19 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds on Feb. 18 … Notched a then-career high 29 points on 11-of-15 shooting to go along with 11 assists in six-point loss at Kennesaw State … Dished out a school-record 11 assists against, accomplished the feat twice during the regular season … Scored 1,000 point of career against Jacksonville on Feb. 7… Atlantic Sun Games … Led Lipscomb to a regular season championship with a conference record of 14-6 … Averaged 19.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 5.65 assists and 2.2 steals per game in 20 conference games … Recorded 49.4 field goal percentage in conference action … Recorded nine 20-point games in conference including four straight 20-point games from Jan. 23 – Feb. 1.
2008-09 Season (Sophomore): Averaged 11 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game, and 3.2 assists per game … played all 31 games starting 26 … averaged 28.0 minutes per game … second on the team in points scored (341) … led the team in free throws made (106) and attempted (144) … second on the team with 14 blocks and second on the team in defensive rebounding (127) … tied for the team lead with 48 steals … Scored a career high 21 points on Jan. 24 versus Mercer … Recorded four double-doubles (15 pts/10 reb vs. Florida Gulf Cost Jan. 3; 20 pts/10 reb at Belmont Jan. 12; 10 pts/10 ast vs. ETSU Feb. 16; and 15 pts/10 reb at Mercer Feb. 20) … Scored in double figures 17 times including twice with 20 or more points … Grabbed 10 rebounds three times … Had nine games with five or more assists … Had a career high 10 assists on Feb. 16 versus ETSU … Had nine games with three or more steals including a career high six against Oakland City on Nov. 15 … Assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.19 (100 assists/84 turnovers) Led team in rebounding six times … Led team in assists 11 times … Led team in steals 13 times … Led team in blocked shots 11 times … Ranked 20th in the Atlantic Sun for points per game (11.0) … Ranked 10th in the Atlantic Sun for assists per game (3.23) … Ranked 11th in the Atlantic Sun for free throw percentage (73.6) … Ranked 10th in the Atlantic Sun for steals per game (1.55) … Ranked 8th in the Atlantic Sun for assists-to-turnover ratio (1.19) … Atlantic Sun Games: Averaged 11.6 points per game, 5.5 rebounds per game, and 3.7 assists per game …Led team in assists per game (3.7) and second on team in rebounds per game (5.5) … Assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.33 (73 assists/55 turnovers) … Ranked 17th in the Atlantic Sun for points per game (11.6) … Ranked 13th in the Atlantic Sun for rebounds per game (5.5) … Ranked 7th in the Atlantic Sun for assists per game (3.65) … Ranked 14th in the Atlantic Sun for free throw percentage (.726) … Ranked 11th in the Atlantic Sun for steals per game (1.55) … Ranked 7th in the Atlantic Sun for assists-to-turnover ratio (1.33).
2007-08 Season (Freshman): Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team … Averaged 8.1 points per game, 3.1 rebounds per game, and 2.2 assists per game … played in all 31 games starting 13 (all in A-Sun action) … averaged 19.1 minutes per game … led guards in shooting percentage (41.3) … led team in free throw percentage (75.3) … Fifth on the team in points scored (8.1) and fourth on team in 3-point percentage (34.7) … Scored a season high 18 points twice (vs. San Jose State Nov. 17 and at ETSU Feb. 18) … Scored in double-figures thirteen times … Recorded his only double-double on Feb. 14 at USC Upstate with 17 points and 10 rebounds … Had season high seven assists twice (vs. Belmont Jan. 12 and at USC Upstate Feb. 14) …Led team in scoring five times … Led team in rebounding four times … Led team in assists six times … Led team in steals four times …. Led team in blocked shots once … Atlantic Sun Games: Averaged 11.1 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, and 3.4 assists per game .... Averaged 24.9 minutes per game … shot team-leading 80.4% from free throw line … led team in assists per game (3.4) …. Fifth on team in rebounds per game (4.5) … Assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.1 (54 assists/48 turnovers)
High School: Averaged 17 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, and 3 steals per game during senior year at David Lipscomb High School in Nashville, Tennessee ... Selected to the All-District team in 2006 and 2007 ... Selected to the All-Region team in 2005 and 2006 ... Nominated for the McDonald's All-American Team ... Most Valuable Player of the Battle for the State Tournament ... Scored 28 points against Brentwood Academy in the Battle for the State Tournament Championship game.
Personal: Son of Kaye and Steve Slater ... has one sister, Chandler ... born March 26, 1989 ... Major is undeclared.
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