Men's Basketball

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Shannon Scott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
Milton

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
Guard

Shannon Scott

03/15/2014

Buckeyes Fall Short Against No. 8 Wolverines, 72-69

Buckeyes fall in Big Ten Tournament semifinals

03/09/2014

Ohio State Upsets No. 22 MSU, 69-67

Buckeyes Held Spartans Scoreless the Final 4:30

02/15/2014

No. 22 Ohio State Shuts Down Illinois, 48-39

No. 22 Ohio State Held Illinois to 28.3 Percent Shooting

01/23/2014

No. 17 Ohio State Edges Illinois, 62-55

Buckeyes end four-game skid

12/31/2013

No. 3 Ohio State Holds Off Purdue, 78-69

LaQuinton Ross scores 25 points and pulls down 12 rebounds in victory.

03/14/2014

Ohio State vs. Nebraska (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Nebraska (USATSI)

03/02/2014

No. 22 Ohio State at Indiana

No. 22 Ohio State at Indiana photos by USA TODAY Sports

02/22/2014

Ohio State vs. Minnesota

Ohio State men's basketball

02/19/2014

Ohio State vs. Northwestern (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Northwestern (USATSI)

02/15/2014

No. 22 Ohio State at Illinois

No. 22 Ohio State at Illinois photos by USA TODAY Sports

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CAREER HONORS

  • 2013 Big Ten All-Defensive Team, coaches
  • 2014 Big Ten All-Defensive Team

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14)

  • Played in all 35 games, making 21 starts
  • Averaged 7.5 points per game and 2.0 steals and 3.4 assists per contest
  • Recorded at least two steals in 14 of the last 20 games and 22 of 35 games overall in 2013-14
  • Played in 50th Big Ten regular season game for the Scarlet and Gray at Penn State (Feb. 27)
  • Has 321 career assists
  • Has scored 400-plus career points (485) and passed 100 steals mark with 152; ranks 10th all-time in Ohio State history & needs two steals to pass Curtis Wilson (153) for ninth
Notable Games in 2013-14
  • Tied career highs in points (18) and 3-point field goals made (four) vs. Michigan in Big Ten Tournament (March 15)
  • Scored all 10 of Ohio State's bench points vs. Gophers (Feb. 22)
  • Recorded career-best 18 points at Purdue (Dec. 31) on 6-of-11 shooting and 4-of-5 from free throw line
  • Made 2 crucial steals in final 44 seconds of game vs. Notre Dame (Dec. 21) to help Buckeyes cut Fighting Irish's lead to 2 (58-56) after being down 8 with 1:56 left ... 2-of-2 from free throw line with 41 seconds left against Fighting Irish after second steal
  • Tied career high for rebounds with 9, including a tie for career best with 3 offensive boards vs. American (Nov. 20)
  • Played then-career high 32 minutes vs. Eagles and shot 50 percent from the field and was 3-for-4 from free throw line to total 13 points
  • Co-leader among all scorers with 13 points at Marquette (Nov. 16)
  • Shot 50 percent from the field (6 of 12) at Marquette; 6 field goals is career best and 12 attempts is a tie for career high
  • Scored career-high 16 points vs. Morgan State (Nov. 9); previous career high was 15 against Kansas (Dec. 12, 2012)
  • Made career-high four 3-point baskets vs. Bears (Nov. 9)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13)
  • Played in all 37 contests, averaging 4.9 points, 3.8 assists and 17 steals per game.
  • Finished second on the team in steals (63) and assists (142).
  • Tallied five or more assists in 10 contests, including a career-high tying 10 in the NCAA round of 64 win over Iona (3/22/13).
  • Produced 6.5 points and assists in first two NCAA games.
  • Averaged 4.0 assists and 2.3 steals through the three games of the Big Ten tournament.
  • Had 142 assists this season after handing out just 60 as a freshman.
  • Recorded at least one steal in all but six games this season.
Notable Games in 2012-13
  • Pulled down career-high nine boards, including personal-best seven on the defensive end, in win over Illinois (3/10/13).
  • Produced eight assists with one turnover in the win at Northwestern (2/28/13).
  • Played career-high 26 minutes vs. Northwestern (2/14/13), pulling down a personal-best seven boards, including five on defensive end, and tallyiing five helpers.
  • Secured eight assists in the win at Purdue (1/8/3), a career-high in Big Ten play, while also tying a career high in rebounds (6).
  • Scored career-high 15 points in loss to Kansas (12/22/12), hitting a personal-best five FGs, while also securing four assists without a turnover.
  • Tallied then-career highs in points (12) and steals (4) against Savannah State (12/12/12).
  • Procured nine assists and two steals against Long Beach State (12/8/12).
  • Notched first career double-double against UMKC (11/23/12), tallying 10 points and 10 assists with just one turnover.

2011-12 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Saw action in 36 games, producing 1.2 points and 1.1 rebounds per game with 36 total assists
  • Took the court in four NCAA tournament games and averaged 11.8 minutes with three assists

Notable Games in 2011-12

  • Replaced Aaron Craft in the final minute of the win over Syracuse in the regional final (3/24/12)
  • Played 16 minutes in the regional semifinal vs. Cincinnati (3/22/12), tallying three assists and two points
  • Took the court in both NCAA Tournament games in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Played 20 minutes vs. Loyola Maryland (3/15/12), ending game with two points and two boards ... Saw 11 minutes of action in third-round win over Gonzaga (3/17/12)
  • Saw action in each Big Ten Tournament games, producing four points in final vs. Michigan State (3/11/12) ... Averaged just over six minutes per appearance
  • Tallied four assists in 22 minutes vs. Illinois (2/21/12), most playing time since third game of season
  • Had three assists in 10 minutes vs. Purdue (2/7/12), filling in for Aaron Craft while in foul trouble
  • Tied career-high six assists at Iowa (1/7/12), ending game with one turnover and career-best five boards
  • Produced five assists without a turnover in 13 minutes against Lamar (12/20/11)
  • Scored early career-best eight points against VMI (11/23/11), while adding four assists
  • Hit first 3-pointer vs. North Florida (11/21/11), ending the night with five points
  • Posted six assists and three steals in 23 minutes vs. Jackson State (11/18/11), all career-high marks
  • One of four freshmen to make debut in season opener vs. Wright State ... played most mins. (17) of any rookie

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Averaged 14 points and 7.4 assists as a senior, pitching in 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 steals helping the Eagles to a 29-3 record, including 12-0 in conference
  • In final three seasons at Milton, helped squad go 82-15 with a state title and three championship game appearances
  • Earned the Atlanta-Journal Constitution Player of the Year in 2011. Other accolades include being named a 2011 Jordan Brand All-American, Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year, Atlanta Tip-Off Club Georgia Player of the Year, City of Palms Runner-Up, Hoophall Hall of Fame champion and a member of the Georgia 5A First Team All-State squad
  • Was a member of the Southern Kings AAU team.
  • Son of Charles and Trudy Scott and has two siblings Simone and Shaun
  • Father, Charles, played professional in the NBA after a collegiate career at North Carolina.
  • Lists greatest sports thrill is winning the Georgia state championship
  • After graduation, would like to pursue career in professional basketball or business

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