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Baylor Men's Basketball vs. Grambling State - 11/29/2006
2009 NIT All-Tournament Team
2009 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award finalist
2009 All-Big 12, third team (coaches, AP, Rivals.com)
2009 All-Big 12, second team (Waco Tribune-Herald)
2009 All-District VII (USBWA)
2009 All-District 8, second team (NABC)
2008 All-American, fourth team (Yahoo.com)
2008 All-District 9, first team (NABC)
2008 All-District VII, first team (USBWA)
2008 All-District VII, first team (USBWA)
2008 All Big-12, first team (coaches, AP, Kansas City Star, Dallas Morning News, Waco Tribune Herald)
2008 All-Big 12, second team (Rivals.com)
2007 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament team
2006 Freshmen All-America (CollegeInsider.com)
2006 Big 12 All-Freshman team (AP, Dallas Morning News, Waco Tribune-Herald)
2006 Big 12 All-Rookie team (coaches)
Rivals.com National Freshman of the Week (Feb. 13, 2006)
Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Feb. 13, 2006)
INTANGIBLES / Became the first player in BU history to lead the team in scoring and assists all four seasons Named to NABC All-District 9 first team (first BU player since Lawrence Roberts in 2003) Named to USBWA All-District VII team (first BU player since Aaron Bruce in 2005) Finished stellar Baylor career ranked in the following career categories: wins (t1st, 64), games played (1st, 119), games started (1st, 119), minutes played (1st, 3,934), minutes per game (t5th, 33.1), points (3rd, 1,820), 30-point games (t5th, 4), 20-point games (t8th, 26), field goals made (5th, 601), field goals attempted (3rd, 1,391), 3-point field goals made (t2nd, 217), 3-point field goals attempted (3rd, 607), consecutive games with 3FGM (t6th, 18), free throws made (3rd, 401), free throws attempted (5th, 544), assists (2nd, 487), assists per game (6th, 4.09), steals (2nd, 159), steals per game (8th, 1.34) Also ranks in the following single-season categories: games played (t1st, 39), games started (t1st, 39), minutes played (1st, 1,351), points (3rd, 635), field goals attempted (7th, 461), 3-point field goals made (8th, 76), 3-point field goals attempted (7th, 207), free throws made (3rd, 165), free throws attempted (5th, 214), assists (2md, 192), assists per game (10th, 4.92), steals (t6th, 60) Del Valle High School (Austin) jersey #0 retired (first in school history).
2008-09 [SENIOR] / Named to the 2009 NIT All-Tournament Team Lowe's Senior CLASS Award finalist A 2009 All-Big 12 third team selection by the league's coaches, The Associated Press and Rivals.com Named to the Big 12, second team by Waco Tribune-Herald Earned USBWA All-District VII and NABC All-District 8 second team honors Became the second player in BU history with 1,000 points, 400 assists and 100 steals Finished as the third-leading scoring in school history and second in both assists and steals Finished as the career leader in minutes played, games started and games played; also the single-season leader in minutes played, games started and games played Became first player in school history to lead team in scoring, assists and minutes played all four seasons Scored NIT-high 26 points in semifinal win over San Diego State Poured in 16 points with game-high 8 assists in win at Auburn Scored 16 points with 5 assists in win at Virginia Tech Scored 19 points with career-high-tying 5 steals in win over Georgetown Baylor career-leader in Big 12 Championship scoring - 148 points in 8 tournament games (18.5 avg.) Also BU career leader in Big 12 Championship stats for: Field Goals (51), 3-Pointers (16), Games Played (8) & Starts (8) 115-for-142 (80.9 %) career on clutch free throws (final 3 minutes of regulation and OT periods) Season-high 31 points against Oklahoma State Finished with 17 points and career highs with 11 rebounds and 10 assists vs. Hartford, recording his first career triple-double Scored double figures in 35 of 39 games Scored 29 points, including a season-high 16-of-17 free throws in win over UT Arlington Dec. 20 Poured in 24 of his game-high 29 points in a come-from-behind win over Colorado Feb. 28 Finished the season with 13-straight games in double figures.
2007-08 [JUNIOR] / Consensus first team All-Big 12 selection (coaches, AP, Kansas City Star, Dallas Morning News, Waco Tribune-Herald) Tabbed the nation's No. 24 shooting guard by Lindy's preseason publication in 2007 Led the team in points (15.3), assists (3.78) and minutes (31.2) Scored in double figures in 24 of 32 games, including eight 20-point performances Named Paradise Jam MVP, averaging 17.7 points and 7.0 rebounds in wins over Wichita State, Notre Dame and Winthrop Named Big 12 Player of the Week for Nov. 19, 2007, after averaging 20 points and 7.5 rebounds in two wins at Paradise Jam Chipped in double figures in six straight games, beginning with Wayland Baptist (12/15/07) Scored 21 points in 33 minutes at South Carolina (12/19/07) Later strung together nine straight games scoring in double figures that started at Texas A&M (1/23/08) Scored career-high 36 points, including a school and Big 12 record 20 (of 24) free throws, in epic five-OT win at Texas A&M Followed with 17 points on 7-for-12 shooting vs. Oklahoma (1/26/08) Named Co-Big 12 Player of the Week for Jan. 28, 2008, after averaging 26.5 points with a 10-to-2 assist-to-turnover ratio in two Big 12 games His second 30-point outbreak came two weeks later at Kansas, finishing with 30 points on 11-for-21 shooting Nearly reached the 30-point plateau a third time, scoring 29 points on 10-for-18 shooting at Oklahoma (2/19/08) Added 24 points on 7-for-16 shooting from the floor and 7-for-11 from the free throw line vs. Kansas State (2/23/08) Played 42 minutes, scoring 20 points with six assists in a loss to Colorado (3/13/08) Concluded season with 27 points and career-best-tying eight assists in a loss to Purdue (3/20/08) in the NCAA Tournament His 27 points set the new record for points scored by a Baylor player in the NCAA Tournament Eight assists vs. Purdue set a BU NCAA Tournament modern era record Went a perfect 9-for-9 at the free throw line vs. Purdue - the best percentage performance of his career.
2006-07 [SOPHOMORE] / Started all 31 games as sophomore in 2006-07 Named 2007 All-Big 12 honorable mention by league's coaches and media Chosen to 2007 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament team Led team in points (15.0 ppg), assists (3.8 apg) and minutes (32.9 mpg) 15.0 scoring average ranked 13th in Big 12 3.8 assists per game ranked seventh in Big 12 Scoring average increased to 16.3 in conference games (ranked 10th in Big 12) Scored in double-digits in each of final 14 games (25 of season's 31 games) Ranked second on team with 4.7 rebounds per game Shot impressive 88.9 percent on free throws in final three minutes of regulation and overtime (67.6 percent overall) Posted career-best 10 rebounds in win over North Carolina A&T (12/18/06) Had career-high three blocks at Syracuse (12/16/06) Tallied career-highs of eight assists and four steals in win over Centenary (1/2/07) Dramatically increased production down the stretch, averaging 20.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and shooting 41.8 percent on 3-pointers over the season's final nine games Turned heads in the conference tournament, scoring a career-high 31 points (3-4 3-pointers) and totaling seven rebounds in Baylor's upset win over Missouri (3/8/07) Had 19 points and nine rebounds in quarterfinal game vs. Texas (3/9/07) Averaged 25.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and shot 53.1 percent from field during championship to earn spot on all-tournament team Projected a preseason All-Big 12 selection by Lindy's, USA TODAY and ESPN.com Named Big 12's "Most Underrated Player" by Athlon and Sporting News preseason publications.
2005-06 [TRUE FRESHMAN] / Started every game and put together outstanding true freshman season during Baylor's abbreviated 17-game campaign Named to CollegeInsider.com's Freshman All-America team Consensus Big 12 All-Freshman honoree (by league coaches, Associated Press, Dallas Morning News and Waco Tribune-Herald) Led team in scoring, assists, steals and minutes played on season Ranked among Big 12 leaders in scoring average (13.5 points, 14th), average assists (3.3 per game, 11th), average steals (1.4 per game, 15th), 3-pointers per game (1.7, 13th) and average minutes played (33.35 per game, 10th) 13.5 scoring average ranks sixth on school's all-time freshman scoring list 33.35 average minutes ranks fourth all-time among Big 12 freshmen and third all-time on Baylor's freshman list 3.29 assists average ranks seventh on school's freshman assists list Totaled four points and four rebounds in 30 minutes in collegiate debut at Texas Tech (1/11/06) Scored 12 points with four assists and season-high five rebounds in second game vs. Oklahoma State, first of 12 double-figure scoring games on season Shot 2-for-17 on 3-pointers through season's first five games; hit on 27 of 62 (43.5 percent) 3s over season's final 12 games Scored 18 points and had season-high seven assists at Texas A&M (1/28/06) Hit memorable game-winning 3-pointer in overtime to defeat Kansas State (2/1/06) in Bears' first win of season that snapped school's 20-game losing streak Finished with 15 points and five assists in season-high 42 minutes vs. KSU Burst onto national scene with 28-point performance (season-high five 3-pointers) in blowout win over Missouri (2/7/06) Named Rivals.com National Freshman of the Week and Big 12 Rookie of the Week (2/13/06) after averaging 22.0 points and hitting six of seven 3s vs. Mizzou and Oklahoma (2/11/06) 28 points matched freshman scoring high in Big 12 in 2005-06 Posted double-figure scoring totals in 11 of last 12 games Led team in scoring in eight games, including six times in final nine games Member of "Freshman Four" rookie quartet (along with Mamadou Diene, Henry Dugat and Kevin Rogers) that accounted for 46 percent of team's points and 51 percent of rebounds.
HIGH SCHOOL / A top-100 national and top-10 Texas recruit Left-handed guard prepped at Del Valle High School in Austin, Texas Four-year starter at Del Valle under head coach Marvin Hall Rated the state's seventh-best recruit by TexasRoundball.com and the No. 9 state recruit by TexasHoops Listed as 82nd-best recruit nationally by Galaxy of Stars and No. 98 by Hoop-Rap Rated No. 101 nationally by Rivals.com and No. 109 by HoopScoop.com Ranked the nation's No. 17 point guard by Rivals.com Tabbed a high honorable mention All-American by Street & Smith's prior to senior season Led DVHS to 29-5 record and 2005 Region IV championship game as senior, lost 82-79 to San Antonio Sam Houston in overtime Selected to TABC 2005 4A All-State team following senior season Averaged 20.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.5 assists as senior in 2004-05 Also shot 48.1 percent on 3-pointers, 84.6% free throws and recorded two triple-doubles Named District 26-4A MVP as a senior A four-time All-District 26-4A first team selection Set DVHS records for single-game points (47), single-game free throws (27-30), single-season points (688), single-season 3-point percentage (48.1%, 52-108) and single-season free throw percentage (84.6%, 176-208) as a senior A second-team TABC 4A All-State selection as a junior Averaged 18 points and six assists as a junior in 2003-04 Selected first-team All-Region IV in 2004 and 2003 Led Del Valle to share of District 26-4A championship as sophomore in 2002-03 Also participated in track and field at Del Valle.
PERSONAL / Full name is Curtis Louis Jerrells Born Feb. 5, 1987, in Austin, Texas Son of Curtis Jerrells and Melissa Wallace Vertical jump measured at 37 inches Speech communications major.