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Willie Shaw
 

Willie Shaw


 
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mount Vernon, N.Y

High School:
John F. Kennedy

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 190

Position:
G

 

2002-03...Sat out the first three games serving a suspension…Led the team in three point field goal percentage (33.0%) and ranked fourth in scoring (8.3 ppg)…Has a successful return to the court, scoring eight points, grabbing three rebounds and dishing out three assists vs. St. Francis (N.Y.)…Hit his 100th career three-point field goal in the contest…Tied for the team-lead with 17 points vs. Hofstra, adding three assists and three steals…Scored 11 points and grabbed four rebounds at Wake Forest…Score 10 points and grabbed five rebounds against North Carolina…Started his first game of the season vs. Niagara, scoring 11 points and tying a career-high with four assists…Scored 11 points and added four rebounds in a season-high 32 minutes vs. Seton Hall…Scored nine points on 3-for-6 shooting from beyond the arc vs. Villanova…Chipped in six points at Georgetown…Scored 10 points shooting a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor and 2-for-2 from beyond the arc, and grabbed five boards at Syracuse…Contributed eight points on 2-for-4 shooting from beyond the arc at Connecticut…Chipped in eight points and four rebounds vs. Boston College…Scored 14 points and tied a season-high with five boards vs. Rutgers…Scored 12 points, on 4-for-7 shooting from beyond the arc vs. Notre Dame…Tied a season-high with 17 points on 7-for-13 shooting from the floor vs. Boston College…Scored a team-high 14 points and added two rebounds vs. Boston…Chipped in nine points vs. UAB…Added six points and four boards vs. Texas Tech…Tallied 2 rebounds, and 1 block, assist and steal vs. Georgetown in the NIT Championship Game.

2001-02...Started 14 of the 27 games he played ... Finished fourth on the team in scoring with 6.8 points per game ... Averaged 2.3 rebounds per game ... Scored in double figures on seven occasions ... Came off the bench to average 6.6 points in the first five games before being inserted into the starting line-up ... Opened the season with 13 points vs. Stony Brook on 4-of-8 shooting from the field, 3-of-4 from three-point range ... Poured in a season-high 17 points versus Quinnipiac on 10-of-11 shooting from the line ... Scored 10 points at Manhattan ... Grabbed seven rebounds versus Quinnipiac ... Scored 10 points in a loss at Providence ... Grabbed six offensive rebounds at Connecticut...Scored 11 points versus Virginia Tech shooting 4-of-8 from the field...Sparked the team off the bench against Notre Dame hitting two three’s on his way to 11 points...Had a team-high six rebounds in BIG EAST Tournament quarterfinal loss to Notre Dame.

2000-01...Finished the season averaging 13.8 points and 3.3 rebounds in 31.4 minutes per game...Second on the team in scoring and fourth in rebounding...Averaged 1.2 steals, 1.2 assists, and 0.4 blocks...Shot 38.9% from the field (125-321) and 37.6 from the three-point line...IKON Classic: Scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds against Kansas...Scored a then season-high 22 points and five rebounds to lead team to a win over Stony Brook...Shot 6-of-10 from the field for 16 points against Niagara...BB&T Classic: Collected a career-high five steals while also contributing 15 points vs. George Washington...Hit five shots from behind the three-point line for 19 points in victory over Michigan...Hit three three-point shots and grabbed three rebounds at Ohio State...Scored a career-high 28 points, connecting on 10-of-14 shots from the field, 3-of-5 from long distance, and 5-of-6 from the line, against Hofstra...Returned to the starting lineup vs. Manhattan, connected on 7-of- 11 attempts from the field and 3-of-6 from three-point range for 19 points in 39 minutes of action...Connected on a career-high 8-of-11 free-throws and recorded 16 points vs. Virginia Tech...Scored a team-high 25 points, including a career-high 6-of-11 from three-point range, vs. No. 10 Connecticut...Recorded first career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 10 rebounds vs. Boston College...Scored 18 points vs. Rutgers, continuing his streak of 14 consecutive games with double-digit points...Scored 18 points, hitting 8-of-10 free throws, against Villanova (1/20/01)...Contributed 10 points and four boards in 41 minutes of action vs. Miami...Connected on 5-of-7 from behind the arc for 17 points at Notre Dame...Chipped in 17 points connecting on 3-of-7 from three point range… Emerged from a shooting slump, hitting 4-of-6 from three-point range for sixteen points vs. Georgetown...Scored a team-high 14 points and recorded three steals at Villanova...Hit three shots from three-point range, scoring 12 points and grabbed six rebounds at Boston College...Scored a team-high 25 points, connecting on four three-pointers, and grabbed seven rebounds in a double overtime loss to Syracuse.

HIGH SCHOOL: Led John F. Kennedy to the PSAL City Championship and to a runner-up finish in New York State as a senior ... Averaged 19.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game... As a junior, averaged 19.3 points, 8.4 rebounds and 9.6 assists ... Connected on 45.0 percent of his field goals and 80.0 percent of his free throws.

PERSONAL: Born on March 8, 1982 in Mount Vernon, New York ... The son of Francine Shaw ... Has one brother, Terrell, and a sister, LaShanda ... Plans on majoring in sports management.

Any Hobbies or Outside Interests... Golf and Tennis

What made you decide to attend St. John’s University? The history of the school. It’s close to home and my family could come see me play. Also because Mike Jarvis is the head coach and a good coach.

Nicknames Ill Will

Most Thrilling Moment in your Career... When I hit the three pointer in the State Championship, but the referee said it was a two pointer…everyone knows it was a three.

Most Influential Person in your Career... My mom because she encourages me to never quit, no matter my situation. Also my brother and sister because they look up to me.

Superstitions and Rituals... Don’t put a hat on a bed. Don’t play on Crutches.

FAVORITES TV Show: Martin Movie: Scarface Song: What Mean the World to You Pro Team: Philadelphia 76ers Pro Athlete: Allen Iverson and Michael Jordan Book: Of Mice and Men Animal: Pitbull Food: Lasagna Actor/Actress: Martin Lawrence School Subject: History

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