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Vincent Camper

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oxford, Miss.

High School:
Oxford

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
08/22/1985

Experience:
2L

Intended Major:
Business Management

Vincent Camper

As a Sophomore (2004-05): Was not eligible for second semester, limiting his sophomore season to 13 games with seven starts. Scored a season-high 13 points in the win over Savannah State (12/18). Also reached double figures with 12 against Prairie View (11/27) and 10 against Louisiana Tech (11/21), adding a career-best seven assists in the Priarie View win. Matched his career-high of six rebounds four times. Added a career-best three steals against Savannah State. Solid game with nine points, five rebounds and six assists against VMI (12/31).

As a Freshman (2003-04): Leading freshman on the team in points (137), assists (61) and minutes (482). Registered 46 points and 19 rebounds in the last four games. After coming off the bench for 10 straight games, returned to the starting lineup against Charlotte (3/6) and recorded career-highs of 15 points and six rebounds to go with a team-high four assists. Recorded a then-season-high 13 points to go with five rebounds against Saint Louis (2/28). Guided the Wave comeback against TCU (2/14), scoring eight second-half points, including four straight points which put the Wave on top, 59-58. Tallied eight points with two rebounds and three assists against DePaul (2/3). Scored four points with five rebounds and a career-best four assists and just one turnover in a career-high 27 minutes against Memphis (1/20). Made his first career start against TCU (1/10) and scored a career-high 10 points to go with three asists in 24 minutes. Played 24 minutes against #10 Cincinnati (1/7) scoring two points with three rebounds and three assists. Tallied six points with three boards and two assists against Nicholls State (12/31). Scored four points with three rebounds and a team-best three assists against Mississippi State (12/27) in 26 minutes. In just seven minutes against Southeastern La. (12/20), scored two points with a career-high five rebounds and two assists. Collected five points with three rebounds and three assists against Loyola. Tallied a then-career-high eight points in the win over UAPB (11/29). Scored four points with four boards in 11 minutes in his collegiate debut against Southern (11/25).

Prep: Lettered for four years in basketball (for Coach Drew Tyler) and two each in football and track for the Chargers. A two-time all-state selection and a three-time all-district honoree. Also named to the all-tournament team for the state championship tourney for three years. Led Oxford to three consecutive district championships and the Class 4A state championship as a sophomore. As a junior, averaged 17 points, nine rebounds, five assists, two steals and a block per game. A high jumper and triple jumper, helped Oxford to a pair of state titles in track.

Personal: Full name is Vincent Earl Camper, II. Born August 22, 1985 in Long Beach, Calif. The son of Jacquie Gainer and stepfather Guy Gainer. Plans to major in business management at Tulane. Father Vince Camper played basketball at Lamar University and professionally in Europe.

Camper's Career Stats:

Year G-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3FG-A Pct. FT-A Pct. O-D-Reb Avg. PF-D Ast TO Blk Stl TP Avg.
2003-04 28-7 482-17.2 43-119 .361 1-8 .125 50-72 .694 14-55-69 2.5 42-0 61 64 1 8 137 4.9
2004-05 13-7 262-20.2 28-72 .389 1-8 .125 10-16 .625 9-37-46 3.5 15-0 38 31 0 15 67 5.2
Career 41-14 744-18.1 72-191 .377 2-16 .125 60-88 .682 23-92-115 2.8 57-0 99 95 1 23 204 5.0

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