Men's Basketball

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Zam Fredrick
Zam Fredrick

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Matthews, S.C.

High School:
Calhoun County

Weight:
209

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
02/03/1986

Experience:
1 letter



At Tech

> Prolific scorer as a prep player who played his sophomore season as Tech's primary point guard, sharing the position with Mario West ... Combo guard with a quick first step who worked hard in practice throughout his freshman year to transform himself from a scoring "two" guard ... Intelligent player with ability to score off the dribble and shoot the three, and made strides as a ballhandler and passer ... Transferred from Tech following the 2005-06 season.

2005-06

> Came off the bench for Tech's last eight games after starting 18 of the first 20 ... Finished out the year (last eight games) by averaging 14.4 points a game ... Scored 19 points at Florida State, 22 against NC State, 15 at North Carolina, 17 at Maryland, 13 against Duke, 17 at Clemson.

> Made 51.0 percent of his field goals during that stretch, 44.0 percent (11-of-25) from three-point range, and averaged 4.1 assists, including nine (a career high for an ACC game) against Duke ... In Tech's win over NC State, had six assists and just one turnover, and made the two most important FG of the game, a three-pointer at 3:22 left and a baseline jumper with 1:03 left.

> Recent improvement could be traced to reduced minutes (25.9 per game over the last eight games vs. 31.6 in the first nine ACC games) which has kept him fresher.

> Reached double figures 12 times in Tech's last 19 games ... Also scored 12 vs. Vanderbilt, 11 at NC State, 14 vs. Clemson and 10 vs. Maryland ... Scored 18 at Centenary despite playing just 24 minutes due to foul trouble.

> Had three or fewer turnovers in 13 of the last 17 games ... Had seven assists with just one turnover in 34 minutes on Jan. 14 at NC State, while scoring 11 points and taking a career-high seven boards ... His overall assist average of 3.93 per game ranked eighth in the ACC.

> Shot the ball from long range much better over the final two months, 24-of-59 three-point shots (40.8 pct.) over his last 18 games (4-for-28 in the first 10).

> Averaged 11.1 points and 3.8 assists in regular season ACC games ... In games against Top-25 teams, has averaged 11.6 points, 5.9 assists, shot 42.3 percent from three-point range.

> Put together an excellent game against Michigan State, scoring 11 points with a career-high 10 assists and five rebounds ... Tried an open 30-footer for the winning points at the buzzer, but was just long and the shot bounced off the back of the rim.

> Had 16 double-digit scoring games, 10 of them in ACC games.

2004-05

> Played in 19 games, averaging 1.6 points and 0.8 assists ... Shot less than 30 percent from the field, but took care of the ball (just 10 turnovers).

> Had his best performances against Georgia, Charleston Southern and Lafayette, with six points in each game .... Played a career-high 17 minutes vs. CSU, and went 2-for-5 (both threes) from the floor against Lafayette.

> Scored his first points against an ACC team against Florida State, knocking down a three in the first half of a game that was decided by three points ... Played 14 key minutes against Virginia, dishing three assists and grabbing two rebounds and one steal ... Played more limited minutes after that.

> Played double figures in minutes four times and usually was on the floor to give Jack and Bynum a rest ... Played in only two of Tech's last 12 games, however, his only appearances coming against Virginia Tech in the first round of the ACC Tournament (scored two points) and Louisville in the NCAA Tournament.

High School

> Named "Mr. Basketball" in the state of South Carolina and a four-time all-state performer who set the state career scoring record with 3,481 points ... Lettered five seasons for his father, Zam, Sr., at Calhoun County High School, served as team captain three years, and helped his team win three state championships ... Averaged 34.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game as a senior ... Averaged 32 points, nine rebounds as a junior.

> Ranked No. 68 nationally by Clark Francis in Basketball Times, No. 90 by TheInsiders.com and No. 126 by Rivals.com ... Ranked No. 55 nationally by RivalsHoops and No. 23 among point guards ... Hoopmasters.com ranked him No. 63 nationally and No. 15 among point guards ... No. 94 nationally by Bob Gibbons and No. 81 by Van Coleman.

> Played in the Pittsburgh Hoops World Classic in Pittsburgh and the Charm City Classic (16 pts., 4 reb., 2 ast.) in Baltimore, Md. ... Played for Team USA in the fifth annual Global Games in Dallas, Texas, averaging 4.6 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists in five games.

> Excellent student (4.0 GPA) who took community college courses during his senior year ... Graduated second in his class, and was on the Principal's List every semester in high school ... Was treasurer of the Student Government Association and senior class president.

Personal

> Full name is Zambolist Fredrick II ... Goes by Zam or his nickname, "Buck" ... Born February 3, 1986, in Pesaro, Italy ... Son of Zam, Sr., and Debra Fredrick ... Father Zam was a basketball star at South Carolina in the late 1970s and early 1980s, leading the nation in scoring in 1981 ... Majoring in Management.


Fredrick's Career Statistics

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2004-05   19-0    127/6.7    11-37   .297    5-18   .278    4-8    .500   5-7     12  0.6   9-0   15  10   2   3   31/1.6
2005-06   28-18   807/28.8  110-273  .403   28-87   .322   50-67   .746  12-59    71  2.5  81-2  110  97   1  25  298/10.6
TOTAL     47-18   934/19.9  121-310  .390   33-105  .314   54-75   .720  17-66    83  1.8  90-2  125 107   3  28  329/7.0


Fredrick's Career Statistics (ACC Games Only)

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2004-05    8-0     39/4.9     1-9    .111    1-4    .250    0-0    .000   1-2      3  0.4   5-0    5   3   0   1    3/0.4
2005-06   16-9    467/29.2   66-162  .407   19-51   .373   26-37   .703   6-33    39  2.4  47-2   60  50   1  14  177/11.1
TOTAL     24-9    506/21.1   67-171  .392   20-55   .364   26-37   .703   7-35    42  1.8  52-2   65  53   1  15  180/7.5


Fredrick's Career Highs
Points: 22, NC State, 2-12-06
Field Goals: 9, NC State (9-12), 2-12-06
Field Goal Attempts: 16, Clemson (6-16), 3-4-06
Field Goal Pct: .857, Centenary (6-7), 1-10-06
3-Pt Field Goals: 3, Centenary (3-4), 1-10-06; Florida State (3-4), 2-9-06; NC State (3-4), 2-12-06; North Carolina (3-5), 2-15-06
3-Pt Field Goal Att.: 9, Virginia Tech (2-9), 1-31-06
3-Point FG Pct.: .750, Centenary (3-4), 1-10-06; Florida State (3-4), 2-9-06; NC State (3-4), 2-12-06
Free Throws: 8, Elon, 11-21-05
Free Throw Attempts: 10, Elon, 11-21-05
Free Throw Pct.: 1.000, Maryland (4-4), 2-18-06; Wake Forest (4-4), 2-25-06
Rebounds: 7, NC State, 1-14-06
Assists: 10, Michigan State, 11-30-05
Blocked Shots: 1 vs. 3 teams, last vs. Boston College, 1-8-06
Steals: 2 vs. 6 teams, last vs. Maryland, 2-18-06
Minutes: 38, Boston College, 1-8-06


Fredrick Game-by-Game


                                         |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|             |----REBOUNDS----|
2005-06                Date     GS  Min   FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA  Pct Off Def  Tot  Avg  PF FO   A  TO Blk Stl  Pts  Avg
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UNC-ASHEVILLE          11/18/05  *   29    2-8    .250   0-3    .000   2-2  1.000   0   0    0  0.0   1  0   1   5   0   1    6  6.0
ELON                   11/21/05  *   28    2-8    .250   0-2    .000   8-10  .800   0   2    2  1.0   4  0   4   3   0   0   12  9.0
ILLINOIS-CHICAGO       11/25/05  *   34    7-14   .500   2-6    .333   1-1  1.000   0   4    4  2.0   3  0   1   4   0   2   17 11.7
at Michigan State      11/30/05  *   31    5-12   .417   1-6    .167   0-0   .000   0   5    5  2.8   4  0  10   6   0   0   11 11.5
VIRGINIA               12/04/05  *   34    4-11   .364   0-1    .000   3-7   .429   1   4    5  3.2   5  1   2   3   0   1   11 11.4
at Georgia             12/07/05  *   26    1-12   .083   0-2    .000   4-4  1.000   3   0    3  3.2   4  0   3   4   0   0    6 10.5
TENNESSEE STATE        12/10/05  *   26    2-9    .222   1-4    .250   3-5   .600   0   1    1  2.9   1  0   3   2   0   1    8 10.1
JACKSONVILLE           12/22/05      24    2-5    .400   0-1    .000   3-4   .750   1   1    2  2.8   2  0   6   1   0   2    7  9.8
at Air Force           12/28/05      33    3-5    .600   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   0   3    3  2.8   3  0   4   8   0   0    6  9.3
BETHUNE-COOKMAN        12/31/05  *   32    6-12   .500   0-2    .000   0-0   .000   2   4    6  3.1   2  0   7   6   0   2   12  9.6
VANDERBILT             1/3/06    *   33    5-11   .455   2-3    .667   0-0   .000   0   2    2  3.0   4  0   5   5   0   1   12  9.8
BOSTON COLLEGE         1/8/06    *   38    3-9    .333   1-2    .500   0-0   .000   1   4    5  3.2   1  0   4   3   1   1    7  9.6
at Centenary           1/10/06   *   24    6-7    .857   3-4    .750   3-4   .750   0   3    3  3.2   4  0   3   2   0   1   18 10.2
at NC State            1/14/06   *   34    4-13   .308   1-3    .333   2-4   .500   1   6    7  3.4   2  0   7   1   0   0   11 10.3
at Wake Forest         1/18/06   *   25    0-5    .000   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   0   4    4  3.5   3  0   3   4   0   0    0  9.6
CLEMSON                1/21/06   *   37    6-11   .545   2-5    .400   0-0   .000   0   1    1  3.3   4  0   3   5   0   2   14  9.9
MARYLAND               1/25/06   *   30    3-13   .231   2-5    .400   2-3   .667   1   0    1  3.2   4  0   4   2   0   2   10  9.9
at Boston College      1/29/06   *   23    1-6    .167   0-1    .000   2-2  1.000   1   2    3  3.2   2  0   3   3   0   0    4  9.6
at Virginia Tech       1/31/06   *   33    2-11   .182   2-9    .222   0-0   .000   0   1    1  3.1   2  0   3   2   0   1    6  9.4
MIAMI                  2/4/06    *   26    2-6    .333   0-1    .000   1-2   .500   0   0    0  2.9   3  0   1   2   0   1    5  9.2
at Florida State       2/9/06        23    7-11   .636   3-4    .750   2-2  1.000   0   1    1  2.8   5  1   2   3   0   2   19  9.6
NC STATE               2/12/06       23    9-12   .750   3-4    .750   1-1  1.000   1   3    4  2.9   4  0   6   1   0   0   22 10.2
at North Carolina      2/1506        32    6-12   .500   3-5    .600   0-0   .000   0   3    3  2.9   3  0   4   5   0   1   15 10.4
at Maryland            2/18/06       29    6-11   .545   1-5    .200   4-4  1.000   0   0    0  2.8   4  0   4   2   0   2   17 10.7
DUKE                   2/22/06       32    6-12   .500   0-0    .000   1-2   .500   0   1    1  2.7   2  0   9   9   0   1   13 10.8
WAKE FOREST            2/25/06       19    1-3    .333   0-1    .000   4-4  1.000   0   2    2  2.7   2  0   2   3   0   0    6 10.6
at Clemson             3/4/06        29    6-16   .375   1-4    .250   4-6   .667   0   1    1  2.6   1  0   3   2   0   0   17 10.8
vs Maryland            3/9/06        20    3-8    .375   0-2    .000   0-0   .000   0   1    1  2.5   2  0   3   1   0   1    6 10.6

Totals......................... 18 807 110-273 .403 28-87 .322 50-67 .746 12 59 71 2.5 81 2 110 97 1 25 298 10.6

|---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---| |----REBOUNDS----| 2004-05 Date GS Min FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ALABAMA STATE 11/19/04 8 1-3 .333 0-2 .000 1-2 .500 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 3.0 ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK 11/26/04 3 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 1 1 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 MICHIGAN 11/30/04 8 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1 0 1 0.7 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1.7 GEORGIA 12/05/04 16 2-7 .286 2-3 .667 0-0 .000 0 2 2 1.0 3 0 2 1 0 0 6 2.8 vs Air Force 12/11/04 10 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 0 2 2 1.2 0 0 1 2 0 1 3 2.8 JAMES MADISON 12/15/04 9 0-3 .000 0-3 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.3 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 12/22/04 17 2-5 .400 0-2 .000 2-4 .500 2 0 2 1.1 1 0 2 1 0 1 6 2.9 LAFAYETTE 12/28/04 9 2-5 .400 2-4 .500 0-0 .000 1 0 1 1.1 0 0 1 1 1 0 6 3.3 at Kansas 01/01/05 4 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.9 MIAMI 01/06/05 1 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.6 VIRGINIA 01/08/05 14 0-4 .000 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 1 1 2 1.0 3 0 3 1 0 1 0 2.4 at North Carolina 01/12/05 6 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.9 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2.2 at NC State 01/16/05 3 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 1 1 0.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 WAKE FOREST 01/27/05 3 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 at Maryland 01/30/05 5 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 FLORIDA STATE 02/02/05 4 1-3 .333 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1.8 at Duke 02/05/05 3 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 vs Virginia Tech 03/11/05 2 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1.7 vs Louisville 03/20/05 2 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.6

Totals......................... 0 127 11-37 .297 5-18 .278 4-8 .500 5 7 12 0.6 9 0 15 10 2 3 31 1.6

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