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Dante Stiggers
Dante Stiggers

Class:
Senior

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 165

Position:
G

Birthdate:
03/07/1982

01/25/2014

Southern Miss Sinks East Carolina, 60-46

Daveon Boardingham led the Golden Eagles with 15 points.

One of two three-year letterwinners on the team ... Team's only three-year starter ... Has a lot of experience ... Slated to see time as a point guard and also as a shooting guard ... Brings leadership to the team ... Currently ranks seventh all-time in career assists (334) ... Ranks among all-time leaders in career steals with (101), needing just 25 to break into the top 10

2003-04 (Jr.): Played in all 28 games, starting 27 of them ... Averaged 27.6 minutes per game, second on the team ... Led the team with 112 assists, an average of four per game ... Had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.8 ... Also led the team with 37 steals, an average of 1.3 per game ... Tallied two double-digit scoring games and one game with double-digit assists ... Opened the season with seven points and 10 assists against Alcorn State (11-21-03), matching a career-best assist mark ... Posted a season-high 12 points against Hampton (12-5-03) and had 11 points against Samford (12-6-03), earning all-tournament honors in the Winthrop Tournament ... Dished out nine assists against Marquette (1-16-04) ... Played a season-high 44 minutes in the Georgia Southern game, handed out six assists and scored nine points (12-17-03) ... Game-best seven assists in the Auburn game (12-30) ... Added eight assists in the William Carey game (12-22-03) ... Added eight points and six rebounds in the Arkansas State game (12-13-03)

2002-03 (So.): Had best scoring game of his career with 13 in the DePaul game (2-15-03), and, perhaps, his best overall game of the season with 12 points, six rebounds, nine assists and a block, while playing 43 minutes in the UAB game (2-4-03) ... Had 11 points and a team-high seven rebounds in the East Carolina game (2-8-03) ... Played 26-minute and had 10-point game against Murray State ... Had a career-high 10 assists in the South Alabama game (11-30-02) ... Also had nine assists in the Iowa game (12-8-02) and another nine in the TCU game (2-12-03) ... Started every game this season, and played a season-high 43 minutes against UAB (2-4-03) ... Led team in assists in 19-of-27 games last season ... Started 24-of-27 games as a true freshman

2001-02 (Fr.): Did not start the first three games last season, but quickly claimed the point guard position and started the final 24 games... Averaged over 23 minutes a game, to go with 4.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and a team-best 88 assists, 3.3 a game ... Committed just 60 turnovers, and had 38 steals to go with four blocked shots ... Finished the season strong with eight-or-more points in four of the final six games of the season, including nine points in games against TCU (2/23) and USF (3/2) ... Had his best rebounding game of the season with seven in three different games ... Led the team with 88 assists, but got steadily better in this department as the season progressed, as shown by his 38 total assists in the final six games of the season ... That included seven assists in each of the final three games, against TCU (2.23), UAB (2/26) and USF (3/2)

Prep: Played for Coach Rick Shirley at Hastings High School, where he was a three-year letter-man ... Team won the bi-district title three-straight years ... Also won district championship, the Outback Classic and Katy Tournaments ... Earned District MVP honors ... Played in the Galveston (Texas) Beach Jam

Personal: Son of Dante and Stacie Stiggers ... Majoring in coaching and sport administration ... Born March 7, 1982.

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