14 Jonathan Bluitt
14 Jonathan Bluitt
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Oklahoma City, Okla.
Position: G
Previous School: Bishop McGuiness HS

Birthdate: 12/23/81

Parents: Phillip and Anita

Brothers: Aaron (27), Phillip, Jr. (25)

Sister: April (16)

Major: Nursing

Also Recruited By: Oklahoma, Fresno State, Tulsa, TCU, SW Missouri State

OUTLOOK - Looks to take over one of the starting guard positions after

being a key

performer off the bench as a freshman ... Was one of Oklahoma's top

players coming out

of Oklahoma City's Bishop McGuiness High School ... Clark Francis of

Hoop Scoop

called him "the best point guard in the state regardless of class" and

said "what he lacks

in size, he more than makes up for with his great handling and passing

skills, ability to

see the floor, and tremendous quickness. Several coaches we've talked

with think Bluitt

is the quickest guard in the entire Midwest." ... The Sporting News

described him as "a

small, quick guard who darts in and out of traffic."

FRESHMAN (2002-03) - Played in all 28 games, all off the bench ...

Finished sixth on the

team with a 5.0 scoring average and also contributed 1.5 assists and 1.4

rebounds per

game ... Scored 11 points against Oklahoma Wesleyan in his first

collegiate game ...

Added 11 points at then nationally-ranked Tulsa, hitting 2-of-3 from

3-point range ...

Really came on in conference play, averaging 6.7 points and knocking

down 47.8 percent

of his 3-point attempts (11-of-23) against Mid-Con foes ... Scored a

career-high 18

points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out four assists to lead Golden

Eagles to home

win over Oakland ... Followed with 10 points, including a big 3-pointer

late in the game

to help preserve a road win at UMKC ... Scored in double figures six

times, including

four of the last 12 ... Averaged 7.7 points over the last 12 games.

HIGH SCHOOL - Ranked #41 point guard in nation (#1 in Okla.) in Class of

2001 by

Hoop Scoop ... First-Team All-State ... Ranked #2 player in state as a

junior (Hoop

Scoop) ... USA Today Player To Watch in Oklahoma as senior ... USA Today


Mention All-America in Oklahoma as junior (along with ORU teammates

Ralph Charles

and Matt Gastel) ... Member of Athletes First AAU Team that won 2000

Nike Super

Showcase in Orlando and reached final four of 2000 Adidas Big Time in

Las Vegas...Led

high school to four straight Class 4A state championships ... Briefly

played for Bridgton

Academy Prep School following his high school career ... Father

(Phillip) played

basketball at UNLV and brother (Aaron) played football at Houston.