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#22 - Jimmy Oden
2008-09 Men's Basketball
POS.
Guard
YEAR
So.
HT.
6-3
WT.
185
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Murfreesboro, Tenn. (North Atlanta Prep)
Jimmy Oden

2007-08 Season (Freshman): Averaged 4.3 points per game, 2.9 assists per game, and 1.8 rebounds per game … played in 25 games, starting one … averaged 17.9 minutes per game … led team in assists per game (2.9) and second on team for total assists (73) … assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.3 (73 assists/56 turnovers) … third on team in steals (28, 1.1 per game) … started the final game of the season against ETSU in the first round of the Atlantic Sun Tournament … scored 6 points and had 8 assists in that game… scored season high 15 points at ETSU (Feb. 18) … also scored in double figures in season opener against Centenary (Nov. 9) … had seven games with five or more assists … had a team season high 9 assists at Mercer (Jan. 24) … grabbed season high five rebounds at Mercer (Jan. 24) … sat out for six games (Nov. 11 to Dec. 2) while suffering from a wrist injury … led team in assists eight games … led team in steals 11 games … Atlantic Sun Games: averaged 4.5 points, 2.9 assists, and 1.8 rebounds per game … played in all 16 games averaging 16.8 minutes per game … shot 42.9% in conference games (38.3% overall) … shot 65.1% from the free throw line (61.8% overall) … hit 10 of 10 free throws at ETSU (Feb. 18) … assist to turnover ratio of 1.6 (47 assists/30 turnovers)

Prep School: After graduating from Siegel High School in 2006, Oden spurned multiple college offers opting to improve his game at North Atlanta Prep Academy in Covington, Georgia ... Averaged 20.2 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds per game as point guard.

High School: Averaged 22.6 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists per game as a senior at Siegel High School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee ... Selected to All-District 7-AAA, All-Region 4-AAA, and All-State AAA first team during his senior year ... Selected to the All Daily News Journal First Team ... Named to the Class AAA All-State Team by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association ... Led Siegel High to back to back state tournament appearances and a 60-12 record during his junior and senior seasons ... Led the state of Tennessee in scoring average as a senior.

Personal: Son of Melissa and Jimmy Oden ... has one brother, Pico ... born April 17, 1988 ... Major is Management.

2008-09 Men's Basketball
0 Josh SlaterGuard
5 Jacob ArnettGuard
10 Jordan BurgasonGuard
15 Justin GlennCenter
21 Rob MurphyForward
22 Jimmy OdenGuard
23 Brian WrightForward
24 Brett StaalGuard
31 Michael TellerForward
33 Matt ShawForward
34 Adnan HodzicForward
35 Brandon BrownForward
40 Thomas PfaffForward
42 Michael LuskGuard