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Chris Denson
Chris Denson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ga.

High School:
Shaw

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 181

Position:
G

2012-13 (Junior): Averaged 11.9 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 24.9 minutes per game ... played in 20 games, starting 9 ... did not play in the first 7 games of the season ... Missed 4 games in January due to a stress fracture ... shot 47.4 percent from the floor, 28.0 percent from 3-point range and 66.3 percent from the foul line ... career-high 24 points and 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals at Mississippi State ... 18 points, 5 assists vs. Arkansas ... 16 points vs. Vanderbilt ... game-high 18 points (6-9 fgs) in 26 minutes vs. Ole Miss ... 15 points (7-10 fgs), 4 rebounds at Kentucky ... 20 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals in 23 minutes vs. Tennessee Tech ... Dunk was ESPN's No. 1 Play of the Day on Dec. 18 ... 18 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals vs. Wintrhop ... 17 points (7-10 fgs), career-high 6 rebounds vs. Furman ... 13 points in 20 minutes vs. Grambling.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Averaged 8.7 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 0.5 steals in 22.3 minutes per game ... started 8 of 30 games ... shot 46.4 percent from the floor, 36.8 percent from 3-point range and 63.6 percent from the foul line ... of his 54 rebounds, 22 were offensive ... scored a season-high 19 points (10-12 fts) with 5 assists vs. Georgia Southern ... 17 points (3-4 3fgs) and 3 assists vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... 16 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists vs. Ole Miss ... 15 points at Florida State ... 12 points and 4 rebounds vs. #2 Kentucky ... 12 points (8-12 fts) vs. LSU ... 14 points (8-11 fts) vs. North Florida ... 12 points, 3 steals and 3 rebounds vs. USF in first start of season.

2010-11 (Freshman): Averaged 5.9 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.9 steals in 18.4 minutes per game ... shot 42.2 percent from the field, 16.0 percent from 3-point range and 58.3 percent from the foul line ... played in 20 games, starting three vs. Florida, Alabama and at Arkansas ... in the final seven games of the season, averaged 9.7 points while shooting 48.9 percent from the field ... scored a career-high 21 points on 9-of-10 shooting from the field in 22 minutes vs. Georgia in the SEC Tournament ... 16 points (8-9 fts), 4 steals and 3 rebounds at Ole Miss ... 11 points, including 9 in the second half, 4 rebounds and 2 assists vs. Ole Miss, including a perfect 4-4 from the foul line in the last 35 seconds ... 10 points (4-6 fgs) at Georgia ... 10 points, all in the second half, 3 rebounds in 12 minutes at South Carolina ... 8 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals vs. Arkansas ... 7 points, 5 rebounds at Arkansas ... 7 points vs. #18 Vanderbilt ... 4 assists in 15 minutes vs. Florida in first collegiate start ... 12 points (4-6 fgs, 2-4 3fgs) in 19 minutes at Mississippi State ... received the Most Improved Player award at the team's season-ending banquet.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Averaged 24.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.5 steals as a senior at Columbus (Ga.) Shaw High School under coach Terry White in 2009-10 ... a McDonald's All-American nominee ... first-team All-State selection as a senior ... averaged 13.9 points as a junior ... drove to the basket at will and finished with a game-high 38 points vs. Liberty County in the Class AAA state tournament in 2010 ... helped Shaw advance to the state playoffs all four years, including an Elite Eight appearance as a freshman, Sweet 16 as a sophomore and then losing a first round heartbreaker as a junior in 2009 when Shaw finished 23-8 ... full name is Christopher Tyler Denson ... born Sept. 17, 1991, in Columbus, Ga. ... majoring in Pre-Liberal Arts ... son of Donna and Chris Denson Sr. ... signed national letter of intent on May 19, 2010.

YearG-GSMIN-Avg.FG-APct.3FG-APct.FT-FTAPct.REB-Avg.PF-FOATOBKSTPTSAvg.
2010-11 20-3 367-18.4 43-102 .422 4-25 .160 28-48 .583 32-1.6 30-020 12 1 17 118 5.9
2011-1230-8670-22.390-194.46414-38.36868-107.63654-1.844-034413162628.7

Total50-111037-20.7133-296.44918-63.28696-155.61986-1.774-054534333807.6