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22  Kasib Powell
Kasib Powell


Teaneck NJ

High School:
Teaneck High School

Last College:
Butler County Community College

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 218


JUNIOR (2001-2002): Named to the Big 12 All-Newcomer squad...Honorable Mention All-Big 12...selected Texas Tech over Rutgers and St. Bonaventure...scored a game high and personal best 29 points - including 25 in the first half against TCU...was 10-16 from the field and 8-9 from the FT line...against Oklahoma, Kasib led the team in scoring with 16 points by going 6-13 from the field and 4-6 from the line...also grabbed 7 rebounds, had 1 assist, 2 turnovers, 2 blocks, and 1 steal...tallied double figures 25 times during the season...equaled Andre Emmett and Will Chavis with 40 of two players to start all 32 games during the season - Andy Ellis also started all 32 games...had a season high 10 assists against Baylor...played 40 minutes 7 times during the season...from the free throw line: 4-for-4 vs. William & Mary and 3-for-3 against Baylor...tallied 33.6 minutes per game - second on the team...third leading rebounder (6.2 rpg) leader with 123 assists...#2 on the squad with 24 blocks...Chevrolet Scholarship Program MVP of the Game vs. Southern Illinois (03/15/02) - $1000 donated to the general scholarship fund at Texas Tech by Chevrolet...averaged 15.1 points per game.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Kasib averaged 18.7 points and 7.3 rebounds for Butler County Community College (Kansas) as a sophomore to earn honorable mention NJCAA All-American honors...the Butler Grizzlies were 26-7 in his sophomore year...selected Texas Tech over Rutgers and St. Bonaventure...first team All-Jayhawk Conference...first team All Region VI...Kasib scored over 1,000 points and grabbed over 500 rebounds in his two years at Butler CCC...had season highs of 28 points and 15 rebounds...played for Dennis Helms at Butler CCC.

PERSONAL: Kasib was born in Teaneck, New Jersey, on March 18, 1981, and describes himself as disciplined, funny, and a hardworker...played for Curtis March at Teaneck High School...likes the nickname "Buck" (his favorite uncle)...Enjoys playing basketball and listening to music...his advice to others, "Stay in school and do the right thing."

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