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Venson Hamilton
Drafted by Houston Rockets in Round 2, pick 50
Position: Power Forward
College: Nebraska
Conference: Big Twelve
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 238
Age: 21
Birthdate: 8/11/77
High School: Forest City, NC

CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AVG AST BLK STL PTS AVG
1995-96 32 71 130 .546 54 100 .540 161 5.0 19 39 20 196 6.1
1996-97 32 124 215 .577 96 148 .649 269 8.4 33 56 46 344 10.8
1997-98 32 139 269 .517 80 144 .556 315 9.8 58 66 53 358 11.2
1998-99 33 194 388 .500 130 198 .657 335 10.2 54 80 67 518 15.7
Totals 129 528 1002 .527 360 590 .610 1080 8.4 164 241 186 1416 11.0

HIGHLIGHTS
CAREER
• Alll time leader in blocked shots and rebounds (broke the previous rebound mark by 298 boards)
• 9th in career scoring
• Only 4th player in conference history with 1,000 pts, 1,000 rebs and 200 blocked shots joins Danny
1998-99 (Senior)
• Named Big 12 Player of the Year (first Husker since Andre Smith in 1981)
• His 335 rebounds set a new school single season record
• 2nd in the conference in boards, ranked 11th nationally
• Also named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team
• Scored career high 26 points vs Washington State
1997-98 (Junior)
• Honorable mention All-Big 12
• Named to the Big 12 All-Defensive team
• Second in the confernce in rebounding behind Raef LaFrentz
1996-97 (Sophomore)
• Ranked 5th in the Big 12 in rebounding & blocked shots
1995-96 (Freshman)
• Averaged 15 minutes per game
• Came off the bench 31 of 32 games

Information courtesy of Turner Sports



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