Men's Basketball

Shannon Scott


Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185


Shannon Scott


Balanced Offense Leads No. 12 Ohio State Over Morehead State, 87-71

D'Angelo Russell and Sam Thompson each scored 15 points to lead the Buckeyes


Williams Scores 23 to Lead No. 12 Ohio State Over High Point, 97-43

Kam Williams scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Buckeyes


Russell and Scott Lead No. 20 Ohio State Past Sacred Heart, 106-48

Russell scores 32 points and Scott sets a school record with 16 assists.


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

Buckeyes fall in Big Ten Tournament semifinals


Ohio State Upsets No. 22 MSU, 69-67

Buckeyes Held Spartans Scoreless the Final 4:30


Men's Basketball vs. Indiana

January 25, 2015


Ohio State vs. Iowa (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Iowa (USATSI)


Men's Basketball vs. Michigan

January 13, 2015


No. 22 Ohio State vs. Indiana

USATSI photos men's basketball vs. Indiana -- 1/10/15


Ohio State vs. Minnesota (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Minnesota (USATSI)


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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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