Monday, August 22, 2011

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MY Mind on Sports: Antoine Watson Interview


Prep and Personal Data: His 24.8 points per game last year at Redlands C.C. was the fifth best nationally in the NJCAA...Led the nation with 4.7 steals and hit 72-percent of his 3-point shots (54-of-75) while averaging 8.4 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game...Ranked as the 82nd-best high school recruit by Bob Gibbons and No. 60 by HoopScoop, when he graduated from Raleigh, N.C.'s, Wake Tech Community School...Won a pair of state championships and state MVP Awards while attending Laurinburg Prep...Played with Raleigh's Finest AAU team...Born April 3, 1987... Son of Ronnie Byrd and Beverly Watson...Selected FIU over interest shown by Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Memphis and Rhode Island...Liberal arts major.

As a Junior at FIU (2009-10):  Played in 17 games, starting 14...Averaged 10.4 points-per-game while shooting 34.3 percent (57-of-166) from the field...Converted 26.5 percent of his shots from beyond the arc (22-of-83)...Shot 75.5 percent (40-of-53) from the free-throw line...Ranked No. 2 on the team in points-per-game (10.4) and tied for No. 6 in total points (176) among Panthers...Averaged 3.5 rebounds-per-game and 3.3 assists-per-contest...Finished the season with a 1.1 assist-to-turnover ratio...His 56 assists ranked No. 2 on the team...Scored in double figures 10 times, including a career-high 20-point outing at Denver (12/17)...Led the team in scoring twice and in assists eight times...Finished the season averaging 13.3 points-per-game in Sun Belt play...Shot 41.9 percent (18-of-43) from the floor and 33.3 percent (5-of-15) from downtown versus conference foes...Grabbed 4.5 rebounds-per-game and converted 80.0 percent (12-of-15) of his attempts from the free-throw line in league action...Scored 11 points on 5-of-14 shooting during FIU's 68-58 loss at New Orleans (1/2)...Poured in 15 points and grabbed a career-high six rebounds at North Texas (12/20)...Double-digit outing was the fifth-straight, dating back to 11/30 (at Bowling Green)...Registered a career-high 20 points on 8-of-15 shooting at Denver (12/17)...Scored 10 points, grabbed five rebounds and registered four assists at Florida Gulf Coast (12/12)...Shot 6-of-14 (42.9 percent) and 2-of-6 (33.3 percent)en route to a 16-point performance at Florida State (12/6)...Recorded a career-high three steals versus the Seminoles...Notched three assists and a career-high three steals while scoring 11 points at Florida A&M (12/3)...Converted 4-of-7 (57.1 percent) 3-pointers and was 3-of-4 from the charity stripe to register 15 points versus Murray State (11/23)...Tallied career-highs in assists (6) and rebounds (6) while scoring 14 points versus N.C. Central (11/20)...Shot 5-of-14 from the floor and 4-of-5 from the free-throw line in Panther debut, scoring 16 points and registering six assists at No.6/4 North Carolina (11/9).  

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