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Evan Turner
Evan Turner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
St. Joseph's

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 205

Position:
Guard

2010 AWARDS
Associated Press National Player of the Year
Oscar Robertson Trophy winner (USBWA National Player of the Year)
Naismith Award Winner
Wooden Award Winner
Basketball Times National Player of the Year
Bob Cousy Award Finalist
Sporting News Player of the Year 2009-10
Sporting News First Team All-America
Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Big Ten All-Tournament Team
Big Ten Player of the Year, media and coaches
First Team All-Big Ten, unanimous media and coaches
Pat Forde/ESPN.com Player of the Year
FoxSports.com Player of the Year
FoxSports.com All-America
USBWA District V Player of the Year
USBWA All-District V

EVAN TURNER, GUARD
2008-2010, Chicago, Ill., St. Joseph's
2010 National Player of the Year, 2010 First Team All-America

AN OVERVIEW
• Selected with the No. 2 overall pick of the first round of the 2010 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. He was Ohio State's 22nd of 24 total NBA first rounders all-time.
• A 2010 First Team consensus All-American, Turner earned National Player of the Year accolades to go with 2010 Big Ten Player of the Year honors.
• The second conference player of the year in the Matta era (Terence Dials in 2006) and first national player of the year.
• Earned First Team All-Big Ten honors as both a sophomore and junior in 2009, 2010.
• One of four Big Ten Tournament MVPs (2010) in the Matta era.
• Finished No. 18 on the Ohio State all-time scoring list with 1,517 career points.
• Ninth all-time in career made foul shots with 385 and is No. 8 in single season free throws made with 175.
• Led the Buckeyes in rebounding as a sophomore (234/7.1 rpg.) and junior (284/9.2 rpg.).
• Ranks No. 9 all-time in career assists at Ohio State with 414. His 185 assists in 2010 ranks No. 5 all-time.
• Owns two of Ohio State's five all-time triple doubles. Scored 14 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and handed out 10 assists in a 100-60 win vs. Alcorn State Nov. 9, 2009. Had a stat line of 16 pts., 10 rebs., 11 asts., in 84-64 win vs. Lipscomb Nov. 28, 2009.
• Finished career with 27 double doubles, 12th most all-time in Ohio State history, tied with John Havlicek. Posted 16 double doubles as a junior, the 18th most in a single season at OSU.
• Named Ohio State's MVP as both a sophomore and junior in 2009, 2010.
• Named the Big Ten player of the week an Ohio State record 10 times.

AS A JUNIOR
• Against ranked opponents, Turner averaged 24.3 points, 9.2 rebounds, shot 50 pct. from the field (79-158) had 41 assists and 12 steals.
• One of 34 NCAA Division I players to record multiple triple-doubles in a single season.-ESPN
• Became Ohio State's 44th 1,000-point scorer with 16 points vs. St. Francis (Pa.) Nov. 28.
• Started season with five-consecutive double-doubles, had 27 for his career, 16 in 2009-10. He is tied for the No. 11 spot at Ohio State for career D-Ds with John Havlicek.
• 73 games with 10 or more points and 27 games with 20 or more points ... five 30+ games.
• 29 career games with 10 or more rebounds.
• Career 50 pct. shooter from the field (539-1,073).
• Was just the 21st Ohio State player to record 1,000 career points (1,517) and 500 career rebounds (682). Only 17 previous players have recorded 600+ career rebounds.
• One of two Ohio State players all-time to record 1,000+ points, 500+ rebounds and rank among the Top 10 in career steals (159) and assists (414). Jim Jackson, the1992 National Player of the Year, is the other.
• First Buckeye with five-consecutive double-doubles since Terence Dials in 2005-06.
• First Buckeye with five-consecutive double-doubles to open a season since Clark Kellogg in 1980-81.
• Named Big Ten Player of the Week 10 times over career, including first three weeks of 2010 season and seven total during his junior season. Surpassed Ohio State's Jim Jackson and Purdue's Glenn Robinson for career POW honors. The seven awards during the 2009-10 season also breaks Robinson's record of five in a single campaign.
• First Big Ten Player to earn 3-consecutive player of the week honors since Purdue's Carl Landry in 2009 and only second league player all-time with back-to-back-to-back honors.
• Led Big Ten in scoring (20.4 ppg.), rebounding (9.2 rpg.), defensive rebounds (222/7.2), No. 2 in assists (6.0), steals (1.7) and No. 6 in FG pct. (.519).
• Concluded junior year No. 15 in career scoring, No. 13 in career rebounds, No. 7 in career assists and No. 3 in career steals at Ohio State.
• Scored 31 points vs. Tennessee in Midwest Regional Semifinal March 26 to give him 1,517 career points. He is one of 15 Buckeyes all-time to reach 1,500 career points.
• Only Ohio State player to reach 1,000 career points, 500 career rebounds, 400 career assists and 150 career steals.
• In six postseason games, three in Big Ten Tournament and three in NCAA, Turner averaged 24 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 6.5 assists. He connected on 45 percent of his field goals (48-106), 50 percent of his 3FGAs (10-21) and 84 percent from the FT line (38-45). He also had eight steals and five blocks.
• Turner led Ohio State in scoring (632/20.4 ppg.), rebounds (284/9.2 rpg.), assists (185/6.0 apg.), field goals made (237) and attempted (457), free throws made (138) and attempted (183), offensive rebounds (62) and defensive rebounds (222). He was second in steals (54) and blocks (28).
• Helped the Buckeyes claim a share of the 2010 Big Ten regular season championship (14-4) and the 2010 Big Ten Tournament Title.
• The 29 wins in 2009-10 are the second most in school history behind the 35 claimed by the 2007 Buckeyes.

AS A SOPHOMORE
• Led Big Ten competitors in scoring (17.3 ppg.), was third in def. rebs. (178), mpg. (36.42) and rebs. (7.1 rpg.), No. 4 in steals (58), No. 8 in assists (131), No. 9 in FG pct. (193-384, .503) and No. 10 in FT pct. (175-222, .788)
• Ranked first in league games in scoring (17.3 ppg.), tied for second in conference games in mins. played (38.17 mpg.) and assts. (80), tied for third in def. rebs. with 94, fourth in rebs. (122) and No. 5 in FG pct. (104-205, .507)
• Turner's season scoring avg. of 17.3 is the highest since Brent Darby's 18.3 ppg. in 2002-03
• Ranks No. 7 all-time in a single season in made FTs (175) and FTA (222) ... his season pt. total (572) ranks No. 23 all-time in Ohio State record books
• Led Ohio State in scoring for the 20th time vs. Siena March 20 with 25 pts. ...had 8 assts. and grabbed 9 rebs. after playing a career-high 50 mins. of play in the double-overtime loss
• Averaged 19.6 ppg. in the Big Ten tournament and posted a tournament-high 59 pts. ... added 24 rebs. and 11 assists in tournament games
• Scored his 500th season point (572) vs. Wisconsin March 13 to become one of only 37 Buckeyes to score 500 or more points in a season
• Recorded his 800th career point (885) vs. Northwestern March 8
• Led Ohio State in ppg., steals, rpg., assts., made FTs (175), made FGs and def. rebs.
• Handed out his 100th (131) assist and 200th career (229) at Iowa March 3 after posting a career-best 9 helpers
• Averaged 36.4 mpg. and had 10 games with 40 mins. played
• In three-consecutive games vs. Michigan, Indiana and Purdue, Turner averaged 26.3 pts. and 9.0 rebs. ... connected on 65.7 pct. of his FGs (25-38)
• Played 45 mins. in OT win vs. Purdue Feb. 3 ... tied his then career high in asts. (7) and posted 24 pts.
• Scored a career-high 29 pts. in 10-of-14 shooting from the field and 9-of-10 from the FT line at Indiana Jan. 31, in addition to tying his career best in def. rebs. with 10
• Shot 50.3 pct. (193-384) from the field, up from 47 pct (109-232) as a freshman
• Had 30 games with 10 or more points and 9 with 20 + ... 11 20-point games in his career
• Ohio State is 32-14 the last 2 years when Turner scores 10 or more points
• Owns 11 career double-doubles, including 9 as a sophomore
• Played 50th career game for the Buckeyes at Michigan State Jan. 6 ... recorded fourth double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds
• Scored 28 pts on 11-of-16 shooting in win over No. 7 ND Dec. 6 ... also grabbed 10 rebs. for 2nd double-double of the season ... handed out 5 assists

AS A FRESHMAN
• Averaged 27.1 mpg., 8.5 ppg. and 4.4 rpg.
• In NIT games, he averaged 31.4 mpg., 10.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg. and 2.4 spg.
• Scored 37 points vs. Mississippi (17) and UMass (20) in New York in the semifinals and final of the 2008 NIT ... made 11 of 18 shots (.611), with 14 rebs., 9 assists and 6 steals in final two games of season
• Finished second on the team in assists (98) and third in steals (47)
• In conference play, handed-out 50 assists and added 156 pts., 21 steals and 85 rebs. in 18 games
• Scored 11 pts. and grabbed 8 rebs., all defensive, with 3 assists in 36 min vs. Dayton in NIT quarterfinal (3/26/08) ... made 5-6 FTs
• Led the Buckeyes with 7 rebs. at Indiana (2/26/08) ... added 13 pts, 4 assists and 2 steals against the Hoosiers
• Posted 16 pts, 6 assists and a career-high 11 rebs for the Buckeyes against Michigan (2/17/08) ... second double-double of his career
• 3-consecutive games with double-digit points to end season ... 15 games with 10 or more points as a rookie
• Led Ohio State with 7 rebs and 7 assists at Penn State (1/29/08)
• Posted 14 pts, 2 assists and 1 steal to help lead the Buckeyes to a win over Illinois (1/22/08)
• Recorded his first career double-double against Tennessee (1/19/08) with a career-high 21 pts and 10 rebs ... also set career bests in minutes (37), FGs (9), FGA (15) and def. rebounds (8)
• Set personal records with 12 attempts and 10 made foul shots vs. UMBC (12/29/07)