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David Shelton
33   David Shelton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Western Hills HS

Last College:
Independence CC

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 230

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L



Career at Tulsa ?? A returning letterwinner . . . played in all 37 games in 1999-00 after transferring from Independence (Kan.) Community College . . . was Tulsa's leading scorer as the team's sixth man during the 1999-00 season . . . was a second-team all-Western Athletic Conference selection, as well as being named to the WAC's all-newcomer team in his first season.

In the NCAAs ?? Has averaged 10.8 points and 4.3 rebounds in four NCAA Tournament games . . . has averaged 17.5 points and 6.0 rebounds in the first and second round of the NCAA Tournament . . . shot .364 from three-point range in four tournament contests . . . had a team-best 21 points in 26 minutes against UNLV in the first round . . . added 14 points and 7 rebounds in 25 minutes against Cincinnati . . . was named the CBS Chevrolet Player of the Game against UNLV . . . averaged just 18.0 minutes of playing time in the Regional Semifinals and Finals due to foul trouble, while averaging just 4.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in those two games.

1999-00 ?? Played in all 37 games . . . one of the nation's best sixth men . . . came off the bench in 35 of Tulsa's 37 games . . . led the Hurricane in scoring with a 13.5 average in just 22.2 minutes, sixth most on the team . . . also chipped in with 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals . . . was an all-WAC second team selection while also being named to the WAC's all-newcomer team . . . was also selected to the WAC's all-tournament team . . . shot .474 from the field, .353 from three-point range and .766 from the free throw line . . . had 498 points on the season and became the 40th player in school history to join the 400-Point Club for a single season . . . scored in double-figures in 29 games, the most for any TU player. . . . led Tulsa in scoring 10 times and had a team-high seven 20-point scoring games . . . tied his career-high with 24 points against TCU (3-10-00) in the semifinals of the WAC Tournament, while also adding 10 rebounds and tying a career-high with four steals . . . had a career-best 24 points on 9-of-13 from the field, and added five rebounds in just 22 minutes against TCU (2-5-00) . . . other 20-point scoring games include ?? 22 points and nine rebounds in 28 minutes against SW Missouri State, 20 points vs. TCU (1-6-00), 21 points vs. UTEP (1-27-00) and 21 points against UNLV in the NCAA Tournament . . . had three double-figure rebounding games, including back-to-back double-digits in the WAC Tournament with 10 boards against TCU in the semifinals, and a career-high 11 rebounds against Fresno State (2-11-00) in the championship game . . . also added 10 rebounds vs. Oral Roberts . . . was chosen as the media's choice for preseason Newcomer of the Year honors in the WAC.

Junior College ?? Was a two-year letterwinner at Independence Community College . . . averaged a team-leading 25.0 points and 11.0 rebounds in his sophomore season . . . was his team's leading scorer and rebounder . . . shot 62-percent from the field, 43-percent from three-point range and 80-percent from the free throw line . . . helped his team register a two-year mark of 52-12 . . . his team advanced to the NJCAA semifinals in each of his two seasons . . . was a two-time all-conference and all-region performer . . . also earned Region VI all-tournament team honors as a sophomore . . . averaged 18.0 points and 9.0 rebounds as a freshman . . . shot 59-percent from the field and 41-percent from three-point range as a freshman . . . was named the league's Freshman of the Year . . . junior college coach was Chris Jans.

High School ?? Was a three-year letterwinner at Western Hills (Ohio) High School . . . helped his high school team compile a three-year mark of 65-21 . . . averaged 27.0 points and 13.0 rebounds during his three-year career . . . shot 52-percent from the field and 45-percent from three-point range in his three seasons . . . tallied 26.0 points and 11.3 rebounds his senior season . . . was a first-team all-state, all-conference and all-city selection his senior season . . . also earned two letters in football . . . high school basketball coach was Atlanis Timmons.

Personal ?? Has a twin brother, Darnell . . . majoring in sociology . . . born October 11, 1978 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Shelton's Career Statistics

YEARG-GSFG-FGAPCT3PTSPCTFT-FTAPCTREB-AVGASTSTBLKPF-DPTS-AVG
99-0037-2152-321.47430-85.353164-214.766165-4.520518100-3498-13.5

Shelton's NCAA Tournament Career Statistics

YEARG-GSFG-FGAPCT3PTSPCTFT-FTAPCTREB-AVGASTSTBLKPF-DPTS-AVG
99-004-014-41.3414-11.36411-16.68817-4.305014-043-10.8