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Rashaad Richardson
Player Profile:
Rashaad Richardson 711679
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charleston, S.C.
High School: Oldsmar Christian Academy
Experience: 3 Letters

Finished his four-year career appearing in 117 games, eighth most in program history . . . Averaged 4.3 points in 14.6 minutes per game for his career, making 101 3-pointers.
Ended career with 497 points, 71 steals and 53 assists, shooting 39.3-percent from the floor, 34.2-percent from 3-point range and 64.9-percent from the free throw line.

Won 74 games during his career, tied with teammate Devonta White for third most in program history.

Fought injuries to play in 25 games, making starts in the last two regular season games . . . Averaged 2.9 points and 1.2 rebounds per game, playing 10.9 minutes per contest . . . Knocked down 18 3-pointers, shooting 32.1-percent from beyond the arc . . . Swiped 15 steals and dished out five assists.

Came off the bench to make 5-of-7 3-pointers against McNeese State in the NIT Season Tipoff opener, scoring 15 points in 16 minutes . . . Scored a season-high 16 points off the bench against Alabama in the NIT Season Tipoff, going 7-of-11 from the floor with a pair of 3-pointers . . . Made first start of the season at Arkansas State, knocking down a pair of 3-pointers and tying a career-high with eight rebounds . . . Started final regular season contest on senior day against Western Kentucky, logging 15 minutes and pulling down a pair of rebounds.

Named one of three team captains before the start of the season and earned the team’s Leadership Award following the year . . . Appeared in all 31 games, making 26 starts and averaging a career-high 7.3 points per game, shooting 43.6 percent from the floor and 36.0 percent from three-point range . . . Made 40 3-pointers for the second year in a row, tied for third most on the team.

Hit a 45-foot half court buzzer-beater against Tennessee State to give GSU a 59-57 win. The play earned him the No. 2 spot on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 that night . . . Also hit a game-winning three-pointer with less than three seconds remaining at Liberty to secure a one-point victory.

Set a career-high in minutes played, going for 37 at Northeastern, scoring 13 points and grabbing four steals to knock off the previously unbeaten in CAA play Huskies . . . Scored nine points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds at George Mason.
Swiped a career-high five steals and tied a career-high with three assists against Old Dominion.

Played in all 34 games as a sophomore, starting 16 . . . Averaged 5.4 points and 1.4 rebounds per game, playing 13.7 minutes per game . . . Knocked down 40 3-pointers, third most on the team, shooting 36.0 percent from beyond the arc . . . Opened the season in record-breaking fashion, scoring 21 points on 7-of-10 3-pointers at Washington. The seven made three’s are tied for the sixth most in a single game in school history, while the 70.0 percent 3-point shooting mark is tied for the third best single-game mark in school history . . . Came off the bench to score 12 points, including a pair of 3-pointers at South Carolina State . . . Scored a team-high 14 points against FIU . . . Finished with 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting, including 4-of-6 from three-point range against UTSA in the annual SEARS Bracketbusters . . . Scored seven points and grabbed a season-high six rebounds in the Panthers’ win over Tennessee Tech in the first game of the Postseason Tournament.

Made collegiate debut in season opener, playing two minutes and dishing out one assist at McNeese State (11/16) . . . Scored first collegiate basket against Samford (11/27), a 3-pointer, playing six minutes and earning first career steal . . . Finished with a career-high 11 minutes against both James Madison (1/13) and VCU (1/19) . . . Scored three points and pulled down two rebounds, dishing out two assists in nine minutes off the bench against UNCW (1/5).

Finished season scoring 17 points and pulling down five rebounds, while dishing out six assists and seeing action in 25 games for a total of 102 minutes (4.2 mpg).

Spent his senior year at Oldsmar Christian . . . Led the team in scoring with 24.6 points per game . . . Coached by Ryan Panone.

Averaged 19 points, five rebounds and five assists as a junior at James Island Charter High School in James Island, S.C., before moving to Oldsmar . . . Earned all-region and all-Low Country honors as a sophomore and junior at James Island.
Played AAU basketball for Team Truth and Charleston Heat.

Full name is Rashaad Malik Richardson . . . Born Sept. 21, 1990 . . . Parents are Stephanie Richardson and Marvin Curry . . . Majored in sociology.

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