|Hometown:||Oklahoma City, Okla.|
|Previous School:||Wichita State|
About Liberty: Ready to assume starting point guard
duties after sitting out last season as a transfer from Wichita State ... big,
strong, athletic point guard ... may be the teams best overall athlete ...
explosive to the basket ... excells at getting to the basket and passing to an
open man ... owns excellent court vision, especially in transition ...
considered a lock-down defender ... owns a solid jump shot ... posseses
excellent leadership skills ... cousin of former ORU point guard Jonathan Bluitt,
whom Liberty is replacing.
2005-06 (Junior): Sat out the season in accordance with
NCAA rules after transferring from Wichita State ... practiced with the team.
At Wichita State:
Two-year letterwinner for Coach Mark Turgeon ... played in and started all 32
games at point guard during the 2004-05 season ... helped lead the Shockers to a
22-10 overall record and a quarterfinal appearance in the NIT ... averaged 2.4
points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game ... also averaged 24.1 minutes per
game ... shot 34.2 percent from the field -- including 28.1 percent from 3-point
range -- and 55.9 percent from the free throw line ... played in all 32 games as
a freshman, helping the Shockers to a 21-11 record ... averaged 1.4 points and
1.4 assists in 14 minutes per game as a freshman.
High School: Teamed with former Kansas standout J.R. Giddens to lead John
Marshall to the 2003 Oklahoma 5A state championship ... averaged 19.2 points,
3.2 steals and a state-leading 8.3 assists per game as a senior.