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42  Charlie Burgess
Charlie Burgess

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New York City, New York

High School:
Redemption Christian

Last College:
Howard College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 193

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
04/03/1984

Experience:
2 years


02/28/2007

Texas Tech 85, Baylor 74

Red Raiders earn 19th victory of the season and move above .500 in the Big 12.

On playing for Coach Knight: "Not only is Coach Knight the best coach in the country, he is also the best teacher."

Junior (2006-2007)

Charlie started his first game of his Texas Tech career in the season opener against Sam Houston State...in 36 minutes, he scored 13 points, grabbed nine rebounds, and handed out three assists...played in 32 games and started 30 of those games...averaged 31 minutes per game for the year...played 40 minutes vs. Arkansas and vs. Kansas...season high was 45 minutes at Oklahoma State...third leading scorer on the 2006-2007 squad with 9.0 ppg...registered double figures in 12 games... scored 20 points twice - at TCU and against Centenary... made 6-of-7 three-point attempts at TCU...was 9-for-9 from the field against Centenary...FG percentage .443 for the season and .500 or better in 15 games...3FG percentage .433 for the year and .500 or better in 15 games...made 57-of-79 FT attempts (.722) and was perfect from the line (15-of-15) over six games...sank 9-of-10 FT attempts vs. Colorado in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship...averaged 4.0 rpg in 2006-2007 with 10 rebounds at UTEP and against Texas...2nd on the squad with 81 assists.

Junior College

Earned General Education Degree and Associate Degree from Howard College in Big Spring, Texas...coached by Mark Adams...one of two players on the 2005-2006 Red Raider roster from Howard college...averaged 19.3 points per game in his freshman season and the Howard Hawks were 25-5 and regional finalists...Charlie earned All-Conference (Western Junior college Athletic Conference) honors in his first season...as a sophomore, Howard College was 35-2...won conference and regional titles...were ranked #1 in the country and finished fifth in the NJCCA Tournament...National Junior College Athletic Association Player of the Year and a first team NJCAA All-American, Charlie averaged 15.8 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per game in his sophomore the season...racked up five triple-doubles in his second season...2005-2006 WJCAC Most Valuable Player...averaged a double-double (11.3 points and 10.2 rebounds per game) in the NJCAA Tournament...two-time All-Region and All-Conference selection...career total of 1070 points

(14.5 ppg).

High School

Attended Redemption Christian Academy in Troy, New York...averaged 23.3 points per game as a junior and 25.7 points per game as a senior...notched a career best of 40 points...squad was 33-10 in Charlie's senior year...named All-State as a senior.

Personal

Born April 3, 1984 in Harlem, New York...parents are Charles Barrow and Colleen Burgess...has three sisters (Shanda, Nikki, and Melanie) and two brothers (Mark and Scott)...hobbies include listening to music, watching TV, and sports.

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