0 - Umar Shannon
Umar Shannon
Height: 5-11
Weight: 176
Year: Graduate Student
Hometown: Atlantic City, N.J.
High School: Atlantic City (Saint Francis U)
Position: Guard

Before Quinnipiac:
Graduated from Saint Francis University in 2013 … One of the top guards in the Northeast Conference during his stint with the Red Flash … Averaged 9.0 points and 1.2 assists per game in his rookie season before emerging into one of the NEC’s top scorers as a sophomore … Averaged 15.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game en route to All-NEC and All-NABC All-District 18 Second Team honors in 2010-11 ... Posted double-digits in 23 of the 30 games he played in, which included a career-high of 30 at Sacred Heart on Jan. 11, 2011 … Named preseason second team All-NEC by College Sports Madness in 2011-12 … Netted 26 points against VCU – a team that was fresh off an NCAA Final Four bid … Red-shirted the remainder of the season after sustaining an injury … Averaged 11.2 points, 3.3 assists and 2.3 rebounds per game in 2012-13 season. 

Before College:
Shannon averaged 21.0 points, 4.0 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game as a senior under head coach Eugene Allen at Atlantic City High School ... Named New Jersey state MVP ... Averaged 27.0 points per game during playoffs as a senior, leading ACHS to the state semifinals ... Finished career with 1,006 points as a three-year letter-winner ... Led Atlantic City to a 20-10 season during his junior campaign, averaging 16.9 points, 5.3 assists, 3.7 rebounds, and 2.3 steals per game … Guided the Vikings to the South Jersey championship in Group 4, the largest in the state of New Jersey … Had 17.3 points per game during the playoffs.

Personal:
Son of Lateefah Shannon and Leon Scott ... Brothers and sisters include Maleeka Scott, Zayd Scott, Ahmad Shannon, Kareena Miles, Jermani Scott, and Krissette.