10 Marchello Vealy
10 Marchello Vealy
Height: 6-7
Weight: 205
Year: So.
Hometown: Oklahoma City, Okla.
Position: G/F
Previous School: Southeast HS







Career Notes

Talented sophomore may be leading candidate among returnees for vacant small

forward position ... appears to be more comfortable this season after struggling

to find a role on a veteran-laden team during his freshman campaign ... good

mid-range jump shooter ... also an excellent shot blocker ... explosive athlete

... can play both forward positions ... excellent rebounder ... one of two

Oklahoma High School Players of the Year (2005) on the roster (Caleb Green,

2003).







2005-06 Notes

Saw action in 30 of 33 games as the only freshman on the active roster ...

Scored in double figures four times, with a high of 12 points against Southern

Utah (2/2) ... Finished the season ranked ninth in the Mid-Con in blocked shots

per game ... His 24 blocks were the most by a freshman since Marvin Washington

swatted 54 in 1987-88 ... Scored five points with three rebounds and two assists

in NCAA Tournament first round game with Memphis ... Scored five points and

grabbed four rebounds in Mid-Con Tourney opener vs. Western Illinois ... Had

eight rebounds, three assists and three blocks at Oakland ... Scored a

season-high 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds in home victory against Southern

Utah ... Grabbed six rebounds in win at UMKC ... Enjoyed season?s finest game

against Western Illinois, scoring 11 points with nine rebounds, two blocks and

two steals ... Solid effort at Northern Colorado with 10 points, five rebounds

and two blocks ... Scored seven points in 10 minutes off the bench against Tulsa

... Received first extended playing time against St. Gregory?s and contributed

11 points, three rebounds, two steals, two assists and two blocks in 25 minutes

-- all season highs ... Scored two points and pulled down three rebounds in six

minutes against USC at the Great Alaska Shootout.







Southeast High School

Named 2005 Oklahoma Player of the Year

by the Tulsa World after leading Oklahoma City Southeast High School to a

27-0 record and the 5A state championship ... averaged 17.4 points, 11.4

rebounds and a state-leading 7.9 blocked shots per game for Coach Walter Brewer

... shot 45.0 percent from 3-point range ... named to the Daily Oklahoman

Big All-City First Team ... named 2004 Oklahoma Player of the Year by the

Daily Oklahoman after leading Southeast to the 5A state title ... averaged

21.2 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks per game as a junior ... led Southeast

to a 79-2 record in his three seasons.







Personal

Born May 5, 1986 ... son of Marvin

Vealy and Ramona Hill ... Business major ... chose ORU over Oklahoma, Oklahoma

State, Texas Tech, UCLA, Tulsa and New Mexico State.



Career Stats