Finally! The paperwork is done and Atwan Scott can start playing for Shooters Den Bosch this week! But who is he?
Born Feb. 28, 1992 in Dallas, Texas…Son of Andrew Wilson and the late Theresa Scott…Has two brothers, Kenneth McGinnis and Markeisth Scott, and one sister, Perrisha Scott…completed his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Grambling State prior to transferring to Colorado State.
Some info about Antwan Scott, found on the website of the Colorado State Rams.
2015-16 (REDSHIRT SENIOR)
Played in 33 games his final season, getting the start in 24 of them and only missing the UTEP game due to injury… Earned Second Team All-Mountain West from both the league’s coaches and the media after averaging a team-high 16.4 points per game along with 4.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists… Started all 18 MW games and increased his scoring average to 17.6 points per game in MW play, ranking fifth in league action… Was third in three-point field goals made at 3.2 per game and three-point percentage at 41.3 percent and seventh in free throw percentage, making 77.8 percent of his shots from the free throw line… Set new school single-season records with 96 three pointers made and 231 attempted… Ranked in the top 40 in NCAA Division I in 3-pointers made (96), 3-pointers per game (2.91) and 3-point field goal percentage (41.6 percent)… Tallied two games in Mountain West play of 30 points or more, including a career-high and team season-best 35 points with eight three-pointers in the game along with eight rebounds against Utah State (Jan. 16)… Also had 30 points and a season-high nine rebounds at Nevada (Feb. 28)… Scored 23 points and dished out a personal CSU-high seven assists in the MW Quarterfinal win over Boise State (March 10)… Posted 17 points and nine rebounds in the MW First Round victory against San Jose State (March 9)… Scored in double figures in 14 of 18 conference games and 27 of 33 games played overall… Had more than 20 points in six MW and eight overall and also averaged 4.2 rebounds per MW contest… Led CSU in scoring 15 times, assists six times and rebounds three times…
Played in each of the Rams’ first four contests before re-injuring a broken foot – originally suffered during his junior season at Grambling – and missing the rest of the regular-season…Played 33 minutes in his first four games as a Ram, averaging 1.3 points, 0.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists in just 8.3 minutes per game…Played 18 minutes and recorded season highs with five points, two rebounds and four assists in the Rams’ season-opening win vs. Montana (Nov. 15)…Played just 15 minutes over the next three games before being ruled out for the remainder of the season…Granted a medical hardship waiver by the Mountain West, and earned an extension of eligibility waiver from the NCAA on July 27, 2015.
Played one season at Grambling State as a junior in 2013-14…Appeared in 25 games for the Tigers, making 21 starts…Averaged 15.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists per contest in 33.6 minutes per game…Scored in double figures in 22 of 25 contests, including a career-high 27 points, on 9-of-17 shooting and 5-of-9 from three-point range, against Prairie View A&M (Jan. 20)…Knocked down at least one three-pointer in 23 of 25 contests and made multiple treys in 13 games…Missed the first three games of the season after his mother, Theresa Scott, passed away just prior to the start of the season in October of 2013.
Began his NCAA Division I career at the University of Idaho, but left the program without ever playing a game…Transferred to Grambling State to be closer to family after his mother, Theresa Scott, slipped into a coma due to complications from a surgery.
Scott led Ranger College to a 20-10 overall record and NJCAA Region V quarterfinal appearance in 2011-12 as a sophomore … led the Rangers to a 9-3 record and North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference title, which was the first for the program in 40 years … named First-Team All-NTJCAC and First-Team All-Region V as a sophomore … ranked second in the NTJCAC with 15.9 points per game on 43.7 shooting and led the league with 69 made 3-pointers on 37.3 percent shooting from long range … added 4.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.7 steals per game in 2011-12.
Began his collegiate career at Ranger College in Ranger, Texas, just outside of Fort Worth, Texas…As a freshman, helped guide Ranger to an 11-16 record and led the team with 12.1 points, along with 2.6 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game.
Attended Wylie High School in Wylie, Texas…Led the Pirates with a scoring average of 21.8 points per game in 2009-10 and was the second-leading scorer in Texas Class 5A in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex…Named Offensive MVP of Texas 5A District 8…Led WHS to a 19-11 record and berth in the Texas 5A State Tournament in 2010…Was a Second-Team All-District 8 selection as a junior in 2008-09.
All great info, but most of you want to see him play. I knew that so I’ve added some YouTube footage below. Just for now, because starting this week he will play for Shooters Den Bosch, so you can watch him on the court. In real life! Ain’t that great!.
See you all on Thursday the 27th of October in the Maaspoort !