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Donnie Stith
Donnie Stith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Salem

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 215

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
10/04/1985

Experience:
3L


TULANE - A three-year letterwinner who has played in 86 games with 33 starts . . . owns career averages of 6.2 points and 4.6 rebounds per game . . . ranks fifth among the school's career blocked shots leaders with 103 blocked shots . . . has scored in double figures in 16 games and has four career double-doubles.

AS A JUNIOR (2006-07) - Played in 29 games and earned four starting assignments . . . led the squad with 52 blocked shots (ranked 64th nationally) and ranked second on the team in rebounds (5.3) . . . averaged 6.6 points and 21.7 minutes per outing and shot better than 50-percent (.512) from the field . . . chalked up two double-doubles and reached double figure scoring in eight games . . . produced a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds against New Orleans (11/14) . . . turned in 10 points and five boards against Charleston Southern (11/18) . . . tied his career-high with 11 rebounds vs. Buffalo (12/6) . . . grabbed eight rebounds at Rice (1/10) . . . scored 15 points, corralled 11 rebounds and added two blocks at East Carolina (1/17) . . . produced 16 points, nine rebounds and hit 7-of-9 field goal attempts vs. Marshall (1/20) . . . tied his season high with 16 points vs. Tulsa (1/31) . . . tied his career-high six blocks and three steals at Southern Miss (2/3) . . . totaled eight points, four steals, three blocks and four assists vs. UCF (2/14) . . . finished with 10 points at Marshall (2/17) and at Houston (2/21) . . . posted 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists against No. 5 Memphis in the C-USA Tourney semifinals.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005-06) - Started 15 of 29 games and ranked fourth in scoring, second in rebounding, second in blocks and third in assists . . . closed the year with 35 points and 17 rebounds in the last three games . . . tallied 10 points and five boards against Memphis (3/9) . . . matched his season-high with 13 points to go with seven rebounds in a career-best 35 minutes in the C-USA Tournament win over Marshall (3/8) . . . led the Wave with 12 points, including 10 in a two-minute stretch late in the second half, against Tulsa (3/4) . . . scoring six points with eight rebounds in 26 minutes against ECU (2/25) . . . tallied eight points with four rebounds and six assists against Memphis (2/18) . . . blocked a career-high six shots (tied for third best in Tulane history) in the Loyola win (2/7) . . . matched his career-high with five assists while playing excellent defense on Rice's Morris Almond (1/28) . . . played 34 minutes against Seton Hall (12/11), scoring 12 points . . . posted a 13-point, seven-rebound performance against Fairfield (12/3) . . . tallied 12 points, including 10 in the second half, in 33 minutes against Valpo (12/2) . . . recorded his second career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Butler (11/30) . . . impressive performance against UNO (11/22) with nine points and six rebounds, including a pair of free throws following an offensive rebound with 3:03 remaining to make it 68-64 in favor of the Green Wave.

AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05) - Played in 29 games and earned four starts . . . averaged 24.1 minutes over the final 13 games of the season . . . hit a streak of 22 consecutive free throws during the year . . . collected nine points in a season-high 32 minutes of action against DePaul (3/9) in the C-USA Tourney . . . returned to the starting lineup (after coming off the bench for five games) against Cincinnati (3/2) and tallied nine points in 31 minutes . . . scored five points with 10 rebounds against TCU (2/23) . . . added nine second-half points against Memphis (2/12) . . . scored eight points with six rebounds and three blocks, including four points, two rebounds and two blocks in the final 2:17, against Southern Miss (2/9) . . . scored a career-high 19 points while setting a Tulane record by hitting all 14 of his free throws in the Louisville game (1/29) . . . solid game with seven points, eight rebounds and three assists against Houston (1/26) . . . scored five points with five boards and four assists against Marquette (1/8) . . . tallied his first career double-double in the win over Alabama State (12/28) with 11 points and 11 rebounds . . . registered eight points against LSU (11/19) in his first career game.

HIGH SCHOOL - A two-time all-district selection and the district and defensive player of the year as a senior at Salem High School for coach Bill Cochrane . . . led his team to the district championship as a junior after being part of the state championship team as a freshman . . . registered career bests of 32 points, 18 rebounds, eight blocks and eight assists during his prep career . . . named MVP of the Sunshine Classic in Florida as a senior . . . averaged 13 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and three blocks per game as a senior . . . as a junior, averaged 13 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 3.5 assists per game .

PERSONAL - A media arts major . . . born Donnavan Miguel Stith, Jr., on October 4, 1985, in Jacksonville, N.C. . . . the son of Dorothy and Donnavan Stith, Sr.

Stith's Career Highs

Points 19 vs. Louisville (1/29/05) Rebounds 11 vs. three opponents Assists 5 vs. two opponents Three Pointers 2 vs. four opponents Free Throws 14 vs. Louisville (1/29/05) Steals 4 vs. UCF (2/14/07) Blocks 6 vs. Loyola (2/7/06); Southern Miss (2/3/07) Minutes 35 vs. Marshall (3/8/06)

Stith's Career Statistics
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.
2004-05	28-14	543-19.4	53-107	.495	10-28	.357	43-62	.694	36-62-98	3.5	53-2	39	51	18	11	159	5.7
2005-06	29-15	741-25.6	59-134	.440	11-33	.333	54-84	.643	47-101-148	5.1	65-4	57	65	33	19	183	6.3
2006-07	29-4	629-21.7	65-127	.512	4-18	.222	57-108	.528	44-111-155	5.3	46-1	31	54	52	23	191	6.6
Career	86-33	1913-22.2	174-368	.472	25-79	.320	154-254	.610	127-274-401	4.6	164-7	127	170	103	53	533	6.2