Men's Basketball

Shannon Scott


Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185


Shannon  Scott


Matta Ties Ohio State Career Wins Record as No. 23 Ohio State Tops Penn State, 77-67

D'Angelo Russell scored 28 points to lead the Buckeyes


Ohio State Dominates Nebraska, 81-57

Tate, Thompson, Scott combine for 50 points in blowout.


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.


Men's Basketball vs. Arizona

NCAA Tournament on March 21, 2015


Ohio State vs. VCU (USATSI)

Ohio State Rallies Past VCU 75-72 in OT


Men's Basketball vs. Michigan State

Big Ten Tournament on March 13, 2015


Men's Basketball vs. Minnesota

Big Ten Tournament on March 12, 2015


Men's Basketball vs. Wisconsin

March 8, 2015


  • 2013 Big Ten All-Defensive Team (coaches)
  • 2014 Big Ten All-Defensive Team
  • 2015 honorable mention All-Big Ten (media)
  • Nominee for 2015 NABC Good Works Team
  • Big Ten Co-Player of the Week (11/24/14)

AS A SENIOR (2014-15)

  • Started all 35 games, averaging 30.5 minutes per contest
  • Recorded 8.5 points, 5.9 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game
  • Tallied a team-high 59 steals
  • Notched double-digit assists in six games
  • Finished career with 211 career steals, the second-most in Ohio State history
  • 143 career game appearances is No. 6 all-time at Ohio State

Notable Games in 2014-15

  • Scored nine points and dished out a career-high 11 assists in a team-high 30 minutes vs. UMass-Lowell (11/14)
  • Set a new career high with 14 helpers to go along with eight points and two steals against Marquette (11/18)
  • Tallied an Ohio State-record 16 assists while adding 11 points, five rebounds and three steals vs. Sacred Heart (11/23)
  • Scored 11 points to go along with five assists, four rebounds and two steals vs. Campbell (11/26)
  • Recorded seven points, six assists, five steals and three rebounds against James Madison (11/28)
  • Scored 11 points and handed out eight assists against High Point (12/10)
  • Tallied eight points, 12 assists, four rebounds and a career-high seven steals vs. North Carolina A&T (12/17)
  • Notched 10 points, nine assists and six rebounds vs. North Carolina (12/20)
  • Scored eight points and handed out six assists against Wright State (12/27)
  • Tallied six points, six assists and four rebounds against Iowa (12/30)
  • Recorded nine points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals vs. Illinois (1/3)
  • Scored nine points while handing out 10 assists and pulling down seven boards at Minnesota (1/6)
  • Scored a season-best 16 points to go along with five rebounds at Indiana (1/10)
  • Tallied seven points and eight assists vs. Michigan (1/13)
  • Scored nine points and grabbed four boards at Iowa (1/17)
  • Scored 10 points and handed out three assists vs. Indiana (1/25)
  • Tallied four points, six assists and a career-best 10 rebounds vs. Penn State (2/11)
  • Recorded 15 points, five rebounds and five assists at Michigan State (2/14)
  • Scored 13 points and dished out six assists vs. Nebraska (2/26)
  • Tallied 13 points, seven boards and seven assists at Penn State (3/4)
  • Recorded 10 points, four boards, three assists and three steals vs. Wisconsin (3/8)
  • Tallied 21 points, six assists and five boards vs. Minnesota (3/12)
  • Totaled 13 points, nine assists and five rebounds against Michigan State (3/13)
  • Tallied nine points and 10 assists vs. VCU (3/19)
  • Scored 10 points against Arizona (3/21)

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 (2/27)

Notable Games in 2013-14

  • Tied career highs in points (18) and 3-point field goals made (four) vs. Michigan in Big Ten Tournament (3/15)
  • Scored all 10 of Ohio State's bench points vs. Gophers (2/22)
  • Recorded career-best 18 points at Purdue (12/31) 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 (12/21) 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 (11/20)
  • Co-leader among all scorers with 13 points at Marquette (11/16)
  • Scored career-high 16 points vs. Morgan State (11/9)
  • Made career-high four 3-point baskets vs. Bears (11/9)

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

  • Notched first career double-double against UMKC (11/23), tallying 10 points and 10 assists with just one turnover
  • Procured nine assists and two steals against Long Beach State (12/8)
  • Tallied then-career highs in points (12) and steals (4) against Savannah State (12/12)
  • Scored career-high 15 points in loss to Kansas (12/22), hitting a personal-best five FGs, while also securing four assists without a turnover
  • Secured eight assists in the win at Purdue (1/8), a career-high in Big Ten play, while also tying a career high in rebounds (6)
  • Played career-high 26 minutes vs. Northwestern (2/14), pulling down a personal-best seven boards, including five on defensive end, and tallyiing five helpers
  • Produced eight assists with one turnover in the win at Northwestern (2/28)
  • Pulled down career-high nine boards, including personal-best seven on the defensive end, in win over Illinois (3/10)


  • 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

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


  • 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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