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Tahj Shamsid-Deen
Tahj  Shamsid-Deen


Decatur, Ga.

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Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170




Shamsid-Deen, Reed end Auburn basketball careers

Shamsid-Deen, Reed end Auburn basketball careers


Auburn vs. Colorado, 91-84

NCAA Basketball: Auburn squares off against Colorado at Auburn Arena.


Auburn @ Tennessee

USATSI photos men's basketball -- 1/31/15


12-29-14 Middle Tennessee vs Auburn Men's Basketball

12-29-14 Middle Tennessee vs Auburn Men's Basketball Anthony Hall


12-23-14 Texas Southern vs Auburn Mens Basketball

12-23-14 Texas Southern vs Auburn Mens Basketball Anthony Hall


Men's Basketball vs. Tulsa

November 24, 2014

2015-16 (Junior):  Averaged 2.6 points, 1.6 assists and 1.2 rebounds in 11.6 minutes ... played in only five games because of injury ... shot 29.4 percent from the field, 25.0 percent from 3-point range and 33.3 percent from the foul line ... separated his surgically-repaired right shoulder on Nov. 27 vs. Northwestern State after totaling 3 points and 3 rebounds in 9 minutes ... missed the season opener with a shoulder injury in additiion to the final 11 games of the previous season to have surgery on both of his separated shoulders ... re-injured his right shoulder at No. 10 Xavier on Dec. 19 after playing only six minutes and missed the rest of the season ... had successful surgery on his right shoulder on Jan. 21 ... 8 points (1-2 3s), an assist and steal in 16 minutes vs. Georgia Southern ... 4 assists and a rebound in 12 minutes vs. Mercer ... named to the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Academic Top Tiger.

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Averaged 6.1 points, 1.5 assists and 1.1 rebounds in 23.2 minutes per game as a combo guard ... played in 23 games, starting 15 ... did not play in the final 11 games of the season due to injury ... shot 35.8 percent from the floor, 28.6 percent from 3-point range and 72.2 percent from the foul line ... had successful surgery on both of his shoulders, left shoulder operated on Feb. 19 and right shoulder March 24l ... career-high 21 points vs. Louisiana, including 18 in the second half ... 5-of-10 from 3-point range vs. Louisiana, including 4-of-5 in the second half ... 14 points at Tennessee on 6-of-12 fgs, 2-of-5 treys ... 13 points vs. Ole Miss ... 11 points vs. Oregon State ... 10 points vs. Missouri, all in the second half ... re-injured left shoulder vs. Arkansas on Feb. 10, being limited to only three minutes ... returned to starting lineup at Tennessee and finished with 14 points ... season-high 5 assists vs. Coastal Carolina ... wore a right shoulder brace after injuring it in the second half of the season opener vs. Milwaukee ... injured his left shoulder late in the second half vs. Mississippi State Jan. 21 ... came off the bench for the first time in his career against Middle Tennessee after starting 41 straight games ... at the team’s season-ending awards banquet, presented the Coach’s Award, which is given to the player who faced adversity during the season but came back with a positive attitude.

2013-14 (Freshman): Starting point guard in all 30 games ... averaged 9.5 ppg on .408 pct shooting in 29.3 mpg ... averaged 2.87 apg, 5th among SEC freshmen ... scored in double digits in 11 of 18 SEC games ... 60 assists and 22 turnovers in the final 20 games (Dec. 30-Mar. 12) and 19 assists vs. 5 turnovers in final 6 games (Feb. 22-Mar. 12) ... 9.5 ppg was 10th among SEC freshman, .408 field goal percentage was 12th among freshmen with at least 100 field goal attempts, .331 3-point percentage 9th (min. 50 attempts), .758 free throw percentage 8th (min. 10 attempts) and 0.83 steals per game 8th ... first Auburn player to start every game as a freshman since Quantez Robertson in 2005-06 ... tied his career-high with 17 points on a career-high-tying five 3-pointers against Tennessee ... 14 points on 4-5 shooting (3-3 3-pointers) against South Carolina, dishing out 4 assists against 0 turnovers ... 7 points and 5 assists against Vanderbilt, marking just the second time and first since the second game of the SEC season, he has had at least 5 assists in SEC play ... tied his career-high with 17 points at Florida, hitting 5-8 3-point attempts ... had 14 first-half points against the Gators ... 10 points against Mississippi State ... 9 points and a career-high 6 rebounds against Kentucky ... 16 points on 6-15 shooting at LSU, with the 6 made field goals a career-high ... 12 points on a career-high-tying 5 field goals at South Carolina ... career-high 17 points at Mississippi State, including 6-7 from the free throw line ... 6 points, 3 assists, 0 turnovers against Florida ... lobbed the alley-oop to Chris Denson that was a SportsCenter Top 10 play (Jan. 18) ... 10 points on 4-8 shooting, including 2-4 from 3, at Tennessee ... 13 points and a game-high 6 assists against Missouri ... had a career-high 8 assists against 0 turnovers against Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... scored 14 points on 5-for-7 shooting against Boston College, tying his career-high for made field goals ... 5 points and a career-high 4 rebounds against Clemson ... scored 13 points, all in the second half, against Illinois, going 4-for-8 from the floor and 3-for-6 from 3 ... had a career-high 16 points against Tennessee State, scoring 14 in the first half ... had a then-career-high 11 points against Murray State, which included a pair of 3-pointers ... had 9 points and 4 assists against Northwestern State ... became the first Auburn freshman to start a season-opener since Earnest Ross in 2009-10 and the first freshman to start the season-opener at the point since Quantez Robertson in 2005-06 when he got the nod against Nicholls ... finished the game with 5 points and a team-high 4 assists against Nicholls ... starting poing guard in both exhibition wins ... scored 11 points and had 7 assists and 2 steals against Paine ... 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting (4-for-5 from 3-point range) and also had four assists against Victory.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Attended Columbia High School ... team was 19-1 with him as a starter in the state playoffs ... three-time Atlanta Journal-Consitution Class AAA Player of the Year selection ... led Columbia to a 27-4 record as a senior ... ranked No. 91 in the MaxPreps Class of 2013 ... helped lead Columbia to three-straight Class AAA state titles and one runer-up finish ... Columbia went 31-1 and finished the season ranked 10th nationally during his junior year ... averaged 14 points, 10 assists and three steals as a junior at Columbia ... son of Vincent and Stacey Shamsid-Deen ... majoring in finance.

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