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Steve Francis
Drafted by Vancouver Grizzlies in Round 1, pick 2
Position: Point Guard
College: Maryland
Conference: ACC
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Age: 21
Birthdate: 2/21/98
High School: Blair, Silver Spring, MD

*Early entry

CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AVG AST BLK STL PTS AVG
1998-99 34 205 392 .523 124 157 .790 154 4.5 152 4.5 95 579 17.0
SEASON 3PT MADE 3PT ATTEMPTS 3PT PCT
1998-99 45 116 .388

HIGHLIGHTS
CAREER
1998-99 (Junior)
• Consensus second team All-American
• Named to the all-ACC First Team
• Led the Terps in scoring and steals, led the conference in steals
• 95 steals is second best in school history and 4th best in conference history
• Named to the All-ACC Defensive team by league coaches
• Scored career high 32 points vs Clemson (hit 4-5 three pointers) and added 6 steals
• Career high 13 assists vs Virginia
• Hit 9-9 fgs vs NC State
• First team NJCAA All-American
• Avg 25.3ppg, 8.7 assists, 7.1 rebounds and 5.3 steals
• Helped lead Allegany to an unbeaten regular season
• Had quadruple double vs Vincennes (IN) 24 pts, 11 assists, 10 rebounds and 10 steals
• Avg 13.5 ppg, 7.1 assists and 6.6 rebounds
• The Ravens lost in the NJCAA Championship game to Indian Hills (IA), finished 36-1
• Did not pay basketball during his senior year in high school due to the death of his mother
• Missed his entire junior season after breaking his ankle early in the year
• Played for team Maryland in the 1996 19-and-under AAU National Championships in Winter Haven, FL
• Avg 18 ppg, 7 asssists and 5 rebounds to earn all-tournament honors
• If selected first overall would be the Terps third number one selection (John Lucas in 76 & Joe Smith in

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