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Sterling Davis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Duncanville, Texas

High School:
Duncanville

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 240

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3-L

Sterling Davis

As a Junior (1998-99): Shot 61.0 percent from the floor in his last five games (25-for-41) . . . Tied for team lead with 17 blocks . . . Tied for team lead with 15 double-figure scoring games, including the last five games to end the season . . . One of three players to reach double figures vs. DePaul in the C-USA Tournament . . . Hit 6-of-13 shots en route to 16 points in 2OT win at South Florida on 2/27 . . . Scored a team-high 15 points (including 9-of-11 FTs) on 2/24 vs. Memphis . . . Tallied his second straight double-figure game with 14 points at N.C. State on 2/21 . . . Shot 6-of-8 from the floor vs. Louisville on 2/18, his 11th double-figure effort of the season . . . Posted five points and four assists on 2/11 at Houston . . . Tallied four points and four rebounds at Southern Miss on 2/11 . . . Equaled a career high with three assists vs. South Florida on 2/6 . . . Grabbed eight boards at Cincinnati on 2/3, his highest rebounding total in 17 games . . . Totaled four rebounds and a steal on 1/30 vs. DePaul . . . Scored a game-high 16 points on 1/28 at Marquette and equaled a career high with 11 FG attempts . . . Played a career-high 33 minutes vs. Houston on 1/23 . . . Tallied all 13 of his points in the second half at UAB on 1/21, including the first eight, to key the game's deciding run . . . Scored four points and added two boards and two assists on 1/16 vs. New Orleans . . . Hit both of his three-point attempts on 1/14 at Memphis, equaling a career high . . . Tallied four points and three boards on 1/9 at Saint Louis . . . Scored a team-high 14 points vs. UNCC on 1/7, his first double figure effort in five games . . . Grabbed seven boards vs. Southern Miss on 1/2, his best effort in eight games . . . Returned to the starting lineup on 12/30 vs. UAB but scored just two points in 23 minutes . . . Did not start for the first time this season on 12/28 vs. Hartford . . . String of six straight double figure games ended with four points on 12/12 vs. Lamar . . . Hit all five FG attempts on 12/9 at Texas A&M, finishing with 13 points . . . Scored 10 points and passed out a career-high three assists vs. Alabama on 12/5 . . . Saw a career-high 32 minutes vs. Samford on 12/1 . . . Scored 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting to go with two blocks and two steals on 11/28 vs. Stetson . . . Recorded his first career double-double with a career-high totals of 21 points and 12 rebounds (8 offensive) vs. Nicholls State on 11/24 . . . Tallied 11 points, including a trey, vs. Prairie View A&M on 11/19.

As a Sophomore (1997-98): Saw 20 minutes of action vs. Saint Louis at C-USA Tournament, collecting six points and three boards ... Started first five games and at home against UAB ... Had eight points, six rebounds and game-tying three-pointer with :12.0 left against South Florida ... Had four points, seven rebounds at DePaul ... Scored six (on pair of treys) before fouling out at USM ... Led team with six rebounds vs. Memphis ... Had 11 points, career high-tying nine rebounds at UNCC ... No points vs. USM, but grabbed five boards ... Scored nine and grabbed seven rebounds in 28 minutes at Houston ... Had seven points in 11 minutes at South Florida ... Scored four and had three assists vs. Cincinnati ... Had 10 points at UAB ... Had season-high 13 points (5-9 FG, 2-2 3FG) in 21 minutes at home vs. Houston ... Scored seven and grabbed three rebounds in 12 minutes at UAB ... Scored 11 and was 3-3 from three-point range at Tulsa ... Two points, six rebounds against Southeastern ... Had 11 points, four rebounds in first exhibition vs. Vasda USA.

As a Freshman (1996-97): Started seven straight games from Nov. 26-Dec. 19, but returned to reserve role upon Rayshard Allen's return to lineup . . . Started at USM, however . . . Scored five in C-USA tourney vs. UAB, hitting first three-pointer since Nov. 26 . . . Had nine points in 18 minutes at DePaul . . . Had two buckets in game-clinching 12-0 run at South Florida . . . Four points, three rebounds, two steals vs. Nicholls . . . Scored five points in 13 minutes at UAB . . . Had best game since switch vs. Tulsa: eight points, four rebounds, two blocks . . . Had four points, six rebounds in 14 minutes vs. Prairie View . . . Averaged 5.3 points in three games in Puerto Rico . . . Made first career start vs. Portland State and led Tulane with 17 points; also grabbed nine rebounds . . . Co-led Tulane in scoring with 11 points in 20 minutes vs. UNO . . . Averaged 3.5 points, team-leading 8.0 rebounds in two exhibitions.

Prep: Played for Duncanville team that finished 33-2 and was ranked in nation's top 10 for much of 1995-96 season . . . Four-time all-district selection . . . Named first-team all-state in Class 5A as a junior . . . Twice named District 9-5A most valuable player . . . Coached by Phil McNeely . . . Chose Tulane over Oklahoma State and Memphis.

Personal: Born Oct. 27, 1977 ... Son of Fred Davis III and Robbie Richardson ... Majoring in Media Arts.

Davis' Career Statistics

Year G-GS Min FG-A Pct. 3FG-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Reb Avg. PF-D Ast TO Blk Stl TP Avg.
1996-97 31-8 431 42-86 .488 4-11 .364 24-32 .750 63 2.0 31-0 13 24 6 17 112 3.6
1997-98 28-6 408 39-103 .379 14-40 .350 19-32 .594 84 3.0 53-2 21 40 6 13 111 4.0
1998-99 27-25 658 92-187 .492 13-35 .371 67-106 .632 125 4.6 74-2 27 55 17 17 264 9.8
Totals 86-39 1497 173-376 .460 31-86 .360 110-170 .647 272 3.2 158-4 61 119 29 47 487 5.7

Davis' Career Game-By-Game

1998-99 Min FG-A 3G-A FT-A O D Rb PF Ast TO BS Stl TP
Prairie View A&M 23 4-10 1-1 2-4 3 2 5 2 1 2 1 1 11
Nicholls State 25 5-7 0-0 11-18 8 4 12 3 0 1 1 1 21
Stetson 28 7-9 2-2 2-4 2 2 4 3 1 2 2 2 18
Samford 32 4-9 0-1 3-3 1 5 6 2 0 3 0 2 11
Alabama 32 4-10 0-2 2-2 3 2 5 2 3 3 2 1 10
Texas A&M 28 5-5 0-0 3-5 3 2 5 4 0 4 1 0 13
Lamar 24 0-5 0-2 4-8 1 5 6 2 0 2 0 0 4
Hartford 12 1-4 0-0 3-4 2 2 4 2 2 0 0 1 5
UAB 23 1-8 0-2 0-0 1 1 2 5 0 0 1 1 2
Southern Miss 19 1-5 0-2 3-5 3 4 7 2 1 1 0 1 5
UNC Charlotte 30 6-11 1-3 1-2 2 3 5 1 3 1 0 0 14
Saint Louis 18 2-5 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 3 0 3 1 0 4
Memphis 19 3-5 2-2 0-0 1 3 4 4 0 5 1 1 8
New Orleans 23 1-1 0-0 2-2 0 2 2 3 2 2 0 0 4
UAB 20 4-5 2-3 3-4 1 4 5 3 0 2 0 0 13
Houston 33 5-8 1-2 3-4 3 1 4 3 3 3 1 0 14
Marquette 22 6-11 0-1 4-5 2 1 3 4 0 1 1 0 16
DePaul 23 2-4 1-1 0-0 1 3 4 4 0 0 0 1 5
Cincinnati 30 3-9 1-4 0-1 5 3 8 2 2 1 1 0 7
South Florida 21 1-6 0-3 0-0 1 3 4 2 3 2 0 0 2
Southern Miss 23 1-5 0-0 2-4 2 2 4 3 0 5 1 1 4
Houston 21 1-4 0-0 3-6 2 2 4 3 3 3 0 2 5
Louisville 26 6-8 0-0 1-4 1 2 3 1 2 2 0 1 13
N.C. State 29 6-8 1-1 1-2 0 5 5 4 0 2 0 0 14
Memphis 21 3-7 0-2 9-11 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 15
South Florida 32 6-13 1-1 3-6 2 6 8 5 1 4 1 0 16
DePaul 21 4-5 0-0 2-2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 10

1997-98 Min FG-A 3G-A FT-A O D Rb PF Ast TO BS Stl TP
UT-Arlington 22 1-3 0-1 1-2 1 1 2 3 2 1 0 0 3
Tulsa 28 3-8 3-3 2-2 2 2 4 5 0 4 0 3 11
Nicholls St. 14 0-1 0-1 2-2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 2
SE Louisiana 15 0-2 0-2 2-2 1 5 6 4 1 2 0 0 2
Prairie View 11 1-5 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 2 1 1 0 1 2
Hawaii 17 1-4 0-1 0-0 2 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 2
Long Beach St. 10 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Alabama 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0
New Orleans 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Memphis 3 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2
N.C. A&T
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UNLV 7 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Saint Louis 5 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 2
UAB 12 2-4 1-1 2-4 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 7
Rhode Island 8 1-3 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
Houston 21 5-9 2-2 1-5 0 3 3 3 3 0 0 1 13
Cincinnati 19 1-4 1-3 1-2 2 1 3 0 3 0 1 0 4
South Florida 11 3-4 0-0 1-1 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 7
Houston 28 3-9 1-5 2-3 2 5 7 4 0 2 1 0 9
Marquette 13 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0
Southern Miss 14 0-2 0-1 0-0 3 2 5 1 0 2 1 0 0
Louisville 11 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
UNC Charlotte 25 5-10 1-3 0-0 3 6 9 1 0 2 0 0 11
UAB 13 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 3 3 2 2 3 0 0 0
Memphis 19 1-6 0-2 0-0 3 3 6 0 2 0 0 0 2
Southern Miss 12 2-3 2-2 0-0 0 1 1 5 1 2 1 1 6
DePaul 20 1-3 0-1 2-4 2 5 7 4 1 1 0 1 4
South Florida 23 3-5 1-2 1-3 2 4 6 4 1 7 0 2 8
Saint Louis 20 2-3 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 2 0 2 1 1 6

1996-97 Min FG-A 3G-A FT-A O D Rb PF Ast TO BS Stl TP
UT-Arlington 17 1-5 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 2
New Orleans 20 5-7 1-1 0-0 1 3 4 4 1 2 0 0 11
Portland St. 30 5-8 2-2 5-8 6 3 9 0 1 1 1 0 17
Butler 24 1-6 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 4 0 2 0 1 2
American-P.R. 21 5-6 0-1 1-1 0 3 3 0 1 2 0 0 11
Villanova 14 1-3 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 3
Prairie View 14 2-3 0-0 0-0 4 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 4
Temple 19 1-5 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 2
Centenary 10 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2
UNLV 8 0-1 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Lafayette 8 1-1 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 2
Tulsa 17 3-5 0-0 2-2 2 2 4 2 1 0 2 0 8
UAB 13 2-2 0-0 1-2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nicholls St. 12 1-2 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 0 1 1 0 2 4
Southern Miss 18 2-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 4
Xavier 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
South Florida 14 2-3 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 5
Saint Louis 15 1-1 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 2
UNC Charlotte 12 1-2 0-1 2-2 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 4
Southern Miss 16 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 0
Marquette 10 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 2
Cincinnati 6 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Arizona 4 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
UAB 10 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2
Memphis 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0
DePaul 18 4-7 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 9
Houston 5 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
South Florida 11 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Louisville 12 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
UAB 15 1-5 1-2 2-2 3 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 5
Oklahoma St. 24 0-2 0-0 2-2 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 2 2

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