Saw action in five games, averaging 1.0 points per game ... Scored a career-high five points to go with a pair of assists in 11 minutes of action against Campbell (12/23/04) ... Celebrated his 21st birthday with three minutes of action against Alabama State (12/14/04) ... Grabbed a rebound against 15th-ranked Texas (11/24/04) at the Maui Invitational ... Saw action in both of Tennessee's exhibition games, scoring five points against Tusculum and then adding two more against Carson-Newman.
Saw his first road action of the season at Georgia (2/21/04) ... Caused a thunderous ovation in Thompson-Boling Arena when he made an athletic mid-air adjustment and scored his first career points on a breakaway layup in the closing seconds of the Vols' win over Mississippi (2/18/04) ... Saw enough action to take two shots against Georgia (1/7/04) ... Played in the closing moments of the Vols' win over Tennessee Tech (12/22/03) ... Due to a leg injury, he did not dress out when UT played host to The Citadel (12/17/03) ... Saw action in both of Tennessee's exhibition games ... Scored two points in Tennessee's win over the Southeastern All-Stars ... Named to ESPN The Magazine's All-World B. Free (best names) team.
Logged a career-high five minutes played in the Vols' win over UMass (2/5/03) ... Recorded his first career steal against UT Martin (12/30/02) ... Brought the crowd to its feet when he entered the game against VMI (11/25/02) ... Also saw action against Western Carolina (12/23/02) where he gathered a rebound ... Saw four minutes of action against BC Cesis of Latvia in the exhibition portion of Tennessee's schedule ... Scored two points on a pair of free throws and dished out two assists without a turnover.
Averaged 24.1 points and 5.1 rebounds in leading Asheville High School to an 18-9 record as a senior ... Led Asheville to the second round of the state playoffs ... Averaged 19.1 points as a junior and 16 points per game as a sophomore ... Earned All-Mountain Athletic Conference honors in 2001 as a second baseman on the baseball diamond ... A member of the National Honor Society ... A North Carolina Scholar ... Coached by Robert Moore.
Born: Dec. 14, 1983, in Asheville, N.C. ... Full name: Richard Samuel Gash ... Academic major: psychology ... Parents are Rick and Olivia Gash ... Got the nickname Pee-Wee from his parents before he was born ... Became a fan favorite before the warmups were over during Tennessee's first exhibition game of his freshman season ... A member of the National Honor Society in high school ... Lists his most humbling moment as losing his last high school game.
|Points||5||vs. Campbell (12/23/04)|
|Rebounds||1||Three times; last vs. Coastal Carolina (1/2/05)|
|Assists||2||vs. Campbell (12/23/04)|
|Steals||1||vs. UT Martin (12/30/02)|
|Field Goals Made||2||vs. Campbell (12/23/04)|
|Field Goals Attempted||5||vs. Campbell (12/23/04)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||1||vs. Campbell (12/23/04)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||4||vs. Campbell (12/23/04)|
|Free Throws Made||0|
|Free Throws Attempted||0|
|Minutes||11||vs. Campbell (12/23/04)|