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Andre has scored 701 points in thirty-four games for a team leading 20.6 ppg...has a career total of 2,256 points and is now the Texas Tech All-Time Scoring Leader... Rick Bullock established the previous all-time scoring mark with 2,118 points from 1972/73 through 1975/76 seasons. Andre is the first player in Big 12 history to be named to the All-Big 12 First Team for three consecutive seasons. Texas Tech senior Andre Emmett came up big in the 80-78 win against Texas A&M on January, 24. The guard/forward scored 23 points, including the go-ahead basket with 6 seconds to play, and No. 18 Texas Tech won its 12th consecutive game, an 80-78 victory over Texas A&M on January 24. Andre was 9-for-13 from the field (.692), 5-of-6 free throw attempts (.833), had 4 rebounds, and handed out 5 assists. For the fifth time this season, Andre was selected the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week. POW and ROW honors are chosen by a media panel. For the three-time first-team all-conference performer, this marks the sixth time Emmett has earned Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week honors. For the week of January 4-10, Sporting News magazine selected Andre as their national player of the week. He has led the Big 12 in scoring (All-games and Conference-only games) for two seasons. In the 2002-2003 season, Andre averaged 21.8 ppg over 34 games and 21.8 ppg in 16 conference games. This season, Andre tops the league with 20.6 ppg over 34 games and averaged 20.2 ppg for the 16-game conference schedule. On February 18, the National Association of Basketball Coaches released their Division 1 All-District Teams recognizing the country's best men's collegiate basketball student-athletes. Selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC, Texas Tech's Andre Emmett was selected to the First Team in District 9. The Associated Press named Andre to the Second Team among their Men's AP All-America Team selections.
Andre was named (for the second time) to the All-Big 12 First Team...named to the USBWA All District Team (District VII)...First Team NABC All-District Team (District 9)... tallied 741 points and 297 field goals for the 2002-2003 season...has surpassed Rick Bullock's 1975-1976 record of 708 points and 265 field goals for a single season ...averaged 21.8 points per game for the season and 21.8 points per game in conference play...leading scorer in the Big 12 (Overall and Conference games)...scored double digits in 33 games...had 16 games of 20-29 points ...scored 30+ points in 5 games...season high of 34 points at Missouri...grabbed 2+ steals in 20 games...dished out 3+ assists in 11 games...pulled down 10+ rebounds in 5 games...registered 4 double-doubles during the season...played in 34 games and started 33 times...ranks ninth on the Texas Tech 1,000+ Point Club between Sean Gay (1,597 points) and Mike Russell (1,545 points) with 1,555 career points...shot higher than .500 in 15 games...most field goals in a single game: 14 at Missouri...highest field goal percentage in a single game: .917 (11-of-12 at ISU)...made 136-of-191 free throw attempts (.712)...led team in steals (64), blocks (16), and rebounding (6.6 per game).
Named First Team All-Big 12 (the only sophomore selected)...named to the Big 12 All-Improved squad...First Team NABC All-District Team (District IX)...USBWA All-District Team (District VII)...begins his third year at Texas Tech...averaged 18.7 ppg as a sophomore after posting 7.7 ppg his freshman year...scored double figures in 29 of 32 games...scored 20 to 29 points ten times...scored 30 or more points four times...had a season high 33 points at Colorado...made 242 field goals - team leader...led the team in field goal percentage (.519) shooting 242 for 466...matched the team high 40 steals - as did Will Chavis and Kasib Powell...led team in scoring 599 points...Phillips 66 Player of the Week (Feb. 18, 2002)...Chevrolet Scholarship Program MVP of the Game vs. Oklahoma (01/19/02) - $1000 donated to the general scholarship fund at Texas Tech by Chevrolet...hit 14 field goals twice - at Colorado and against Oklahoma State...shot .800 (8-for-10) against Stetson...pulled down 14 rebounds against Oklahoma State...went 5-for-5 from the field at A&M...tallied 5 double-doubles for the season...second in team rebounds with 6.6 rpg...averaged 21.5 ppg and a field goal percentage of .577 in Big 12 Conference competition...averaged 32.8 minutes per game...started 31 of 31 games.
Fourth on the team with 7.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game...scored six points in Big 12 tourney against Oklahoma State...six points in loss at home to OSU...had nine points and six rebounds off the bench at Texas A&M...knocked down 10 points against Nebraska...10 points and six rebounds at Kansas State off the bench...five points at Texas on 1-of-7 shooting from the field...scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds against Texas A&M...bounced back from a poor night at Baylor on 1-of-5 shooting with a career-high 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting at OU...hit both three attempts...struggled from the field at Baylor on 1-of-5 shooting...finished with three points...also grabbed four rebounds...nailed two threes against Missouri and grabbed four rebounds...came out of scoring slump with 10 points off the bench against Colorado...hit 5-of-7 shot from the field...two points against OU...four points and three rebounds at Oklahoma State...10 points and six boards off the bench in win over Baylor...also had four assists...nine points and four rebounds off the bench against Kansas...eight points and seven rebounds in last outing against New Mexico State...posted career-high eight rebounds at TCU...eight points against Texas A&M-CC...tied career-high with 14 points against Ball State in the Indiana Classic...also had seven rebounds...11 points and six boards against UTEP...opened season with 10 points and five rebounds in first collegiate game against Prairie View A&M...established career-high 14 points against UAB...played in all 19 games and earned first start against Texas A&M-CC.
District 11-5A Most Valuable Player...led team to 12-0 mark in district play...USA Today honorable mention All-America...Dallas Morning News All-Area Team...averaged 20.8 points and 7.5 rebounds per game as a senior...participated in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches' All-Star game...All-Regional, All-State first teams...MVP of the San Antonio Warrior Classic...named All-Tournament at the Dr. Pepper Tournament and was MVP of the Midland Lee Tournament...named to the All-City Academic Team.
Born August 27, 1982...son of Andre Emmett and Regina Oliver...has one sister...majoring in business management.