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Steven Sexton
Steven Sexton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monticello, Ky.

High School:
Wayne County

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
Guard


2007-2008: Played in all 28 games for Coastal Carolina, starting 12 contests... Averaged 6.8 points and 1.7 assists while making 43 three-pointers on the season... Was 16-of-22 from the free-throw line... His three at the end of regulation sent the Charleston Southern Feb. 2 game into overtime with the Chanticleers ending up winning 85-78... Had a season-high 17 points at Charleston Southern March 1, going 5-of-10 from three-point range... Was 6-of-11 from the floor at Houston Nov. 26... Scored 15 points in a win at Radford Feb. 11... Scored in double figures in four of his first six games... Had a 1.1 assist-to-turnover ratio... Was 4-of-8 from three-point range against VMI Jan. 14... Also had a season-high seven rebounds against the Keydets... Dished out a season-high six assists against North Greenville Nov. 9...

2006-07: Saw action in all 30 games, getting his lone start against High Point (Jan. 22)... Averaged 3.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 15.2 minutes a contest... Led the team in free throw percentage at .897, hitting 26-of-29 opportunities... Poured in a career-high 16 points, including a career-best four three-pointers and hitting all four charity stripe chances, in the home victory over VMI (Feb. 3)... Also had 10 points, including a pair of triples, at Jacksonville (Dec. 10)... Had three rebounds each at UNC Asheville (Jan. 8), against High Point (Jan. 22) and at High Point (Feb. 10)... Got in the scoring column in 18 games...

2005-06: Played in all 30 contests as a true freshman, earning one start... Averaged 4.6 points, 1.1 rebounds and 14.0 minutes a game... Was solid at the free throw stripe, hitting 77.1 percent (27-for-35) of his opportunities... In the starting role in a home win over Jacksonville (Dec. 11), posted eight points in 13 minutes of action...Tallied a season-best 14 points in 17 minutes to help the Chanticleers to a home victory over UNC Asheville (Jan. 16)... Put together one of his better all-around games in the home win over Ohio Valley, scoring 11 points, handing out six assists and getting two steals in 19 minutes of play... Had a season-high four boards in the home win over Charleston Southern (Jan. 19)... Had four games of double-digit scoring... Grabbed at least one steal in 11 games, including six with multiple steals... Posted four games with four or more assists...

High School: Was a varsity starter in each of his four seasons for the Cardinals, finishing with 1,900 points (fifth in school history), 644 rebounds, 344 assists, 312 three-pointers and 203 steals in his career... Led the Cardinals to 91 wins in his four years, including a perfect 28-0 mark against 47th District opponents with four district titles and two 12th Region championships... Earned First Team All-State honors from the Lexington Herald Journal and Louisville Courier Journal his senior year after averaging 26.2 points per game, fifth best in the state... Set a new school record with 100 three-pointers his final season... Selected as the third pick for the Kentucky squad in the 2005 Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Game, where he led his squad with 14 points... Also garnered All-District honors his final three years at Wayne County, including District Tournament MVP his sophomore and senior years... Also named to the Regional All-Tournament team his junior year, as well as the Fifth Third Bank Classic All-Tournament squad his sophomore and senior years... A member of the Honor Roll all four years, graduating with honors in 2005...

Personal: Full name: Steven Mark Sexton... Son of James Sexton and Linda Sexton... Majoring in health promotions.