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      Stanley Asumnu
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Westbury Christian/Hargrave Military Acad.

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
G/F

Experience:
3L

Major:
Sport Management

2004-05 (Junior)
Saw action in 26 games while averaging 2.4 points per game ... Averaged 1.9 points in 15 SEC games ... Scored 24 points in 27 minutes of playing time over UT's final four games of the season ... Scored a career-high 14 points on 6-of-6 shooting from the field in just 10 minutes of action against Georgia (3/5/05) ... In Tennessee's last 10 games he averaged 12.4 minutes per game ... Took advantage of his first starting assignment of the season by recording eight points in 24 minutes of action against LSU (2/5/05) ... Used primarily in a defensive role during Tennessee's Southeastern Conference games ... Played a pivotal role in Tennessee's win over Mississippi State (1/12/05) with his defense in the post ... Grabbed a season-high five rebounds against Coastal Carolina (1/2/05) ... Scored seven points on 3-of-5 shooting against 11th-ranked North Carolina.

2003-04 (Sophomore)
Received Tennessee's Coach's Award as the team's best defensive player ... Started 11 games and was the first Vol off the bench in 12 of the 18 games in which he was not a starter ... Averaged just 2.0 points through the first seven SEC contests but improved his average scoring mark to 5.2 ppg over the final nine league games ... Ranked second on the team with 24 steals and fifth on the squad with 42 assists ... Established a career-high by scoring 13 points at Kentucky (2/25/04) ... His four assists against Mississippi were a career-high against an SEC team (2/18/04) ... Made his first start of the season against Georgia State (12/20/03) ... Gave the Vols a huge boost to start the second half with a pair of steals, a blocked shot on a breakaway and then scored a pair of transition dunks on his way to an eight-point, three-rebound, two-assist and two-steal performance against Georgia State ... Registered a then-career-high 12 points and five assists against Texas A&M (12/2/03) ... Averaged 9.0 points in UT's two games played in the Dominican Republic.

2002-03 (Freshman)
Saw action in 28 games, drawing six starting assignments ... Continued to improve with each game as he became more comfortable playing in the SEC ... Earned a starting assignment in Tennessee's quarterfinal game against Auburn in the SEC Tournament (3/14/03) ... Contributed 17 positive minutes off the bench at Kentucky, during which he scored six points (2/26/03) ... Sparked Tennessee to victory against South Carolina (1/29/03) when he broke a 42-42 tie with the Gamecocks by scoring six straight points to give the Vols a lead they would not relinquish en route to the victory ... Had one of his best games at 19th-ranked Georgia (1/22/03) with six points in 14 minutes ... Was the hero in the Vols' road win over Mississippi (1/11/03) when he grabbed a huge offensive rebound and put back the winning shot with 2.6 seconds remaining in the game ... Posted an eight-point, four-rebound, two-assist performance at Texas A&M (12/4/02) while making his first collegiate appearance in his home state of Texas ... Earned his first career start in the season opener against Gardner-Webb (11/22/02).

High School
Rated as one of the top-10 fifth-year prep school players in the nation ... Averaged 20 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals for Hargrave ... Led the Tigers to a 25-3 record in 2002 and a First Piedmont Invitational championship ... Scored a season-high 32 points in a 105-100 win over Celestial Prep School ... Had 28 points, four rebounds and two assists against New Hampton Prep ... Coached by Mike Preston at Hargrave ... A three-time first team all-state selection at Westbury ... Named the district MVP as a senior ... Led Westbury Christian to three consecutive (1999, 2000 and 2001) TAPPS Class 3A state titles ... Teams had a 96-19 record in his three seasons ... As a senior at Westbury Christian School in Houston he averaged 23.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and five assists ... Coached by Greg Glenn at Westbury Christian ... Recipient of the Joel Ferrell Memorial Trophy for his outstanding play and sportsmanship while leading the Tennessee Thunder to the championship game of the AAU Junior Olympics in August 2002.

Personal
Born: November 1, 1982, in Houston, Texas ... Full name: Stanley Uchenna Asumnu ... Academic major: sport management ... Parents are Christian Asumnu and Roseline Nnadozie ... Wears No. 3 jersey because it symbolizes the three Bible verses (Psalms 23, Matthew 6:33 and James 4:6) he reads every day and before every game ... Has recorded a vertical jump of 42-inches.

Career Highs
Points 14 vs. Georgia (3/5/05)
Rebounds 7 vs. Arkansas (2/11/04)
Assists 5 vs. Texas A&M (12/2/03)
Blocks 1 Five times; last vs. Kentucky (3/11/05)
Steals 3 Two times; last vs. UNC Asheville (12/30/03)
Field Goals Made 6 Two times; last vs. Georgia (3/5/05)
Field Goals Attempted 12 vs. Tennessee Tech (12/22/03)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 2 vs. VMI (11/25/02)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 5vs. VMI (11/25/02)
Free Throws Made 5 at Kentucky (2/25/04)
Free Throws Attempted 12 at Kentucky (2/25/04)
Minutes 28 at Kentucky (2/25/04)

Career Statistics
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rebs Avg PF Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2003 28-6 345 29-92 .315 5-25 .200 18-31 .581 47 1.7 31 22 34 0 13 81 2.9
2004 29-11 490 62-136 .456 1-7 .143 27-64 .422 71 2.4 51 42 46 3 24 152 5.2
2005 26-1 213 27-69 .391 1-4 .250 8-18 .444 27 1.0 25 9 20 2 10 63 2.4
Totals 83-18 1048 118-297 .397 7-36 .194 53-113 .469 145 1.7 107 73 100 5 47 296 3.6
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