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William Avery
Drafted by Minnesota Timberwolves in Round 1, pick 14
Position: Point Guard
College: Duke
Conference: ACC
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 197
Age: 19
Birthdate: 8/8/79
High School:

*Early entry

CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AVG AST BLK STL PTS AVG
1997-98 35 102 239 .427 61 82 .744 69 2.0 87 2.5 34 297 8.5
1998-99 39 201 416 .483 102 126 810 137 3.5 196 5.0 57 580 14.9
Totals 74 303 655 .463 63 208 .784 206 2.8 283 3.8 57 877 11.9
SEASON 3PT MADE 3PT ATTEMPTS 3PT PCT
1997-98 32 108 .296
1998-99 76 185 .411
CAREER 108 293 .369

HIGHLIGHTS
CAREER
• His 108 three point fgs ties him for 7th with Danny Ferry and Missouri Head Coach Quin Snyder
• Played his first three seasons of high school basketball at Westside in Augusta, finished up his senior year
• Played for the USA Junior National Select team in the 1997 Nike Hoops Summitt
• Others who have attended Oak Hill Academy – Ron Mercer, Rod Strickland, Jerry Stackhouse
1998-99 (Sophomore)
• Named second team All-ACC
• 5th in the conference in assists, 3rd in 3 pt fg %, 7th in fg %, 5th in ft %, 11th in scoring
• Scored 29 points in ACC Tournament title game win over North Carolina
• Set school record with 8 three point fgs (out of 10) vs Florida
• Career high 30 points vs Cincinnati in Duke’s only regular season loss
• Scored 11 pts on 3-12 shooting in NCAA Championship game loss to Connecticut
1997-98 (Freshman)
• Appeared in 35 games off the bench – played 19.3 minutes per
• Ranked 5th on the team in scoring
• Ranked 2nd on the team in assists
• Season high 21 points vs Arizona

Information courtesy of Turner Sports



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