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Chris Watson
Chris Watson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Daytona Beach, FL

High School:
Lyman HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 210

Position:
F


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Athletic forward with outstanding leaping ability
Started in 19 games as a true freshman

Freshman (2008-09): Key part of Florida Atlantic's team as a true freshman... Electrified crowds at times with dunks and his ability to finish around the rim... Scored a season-high 12 points in his first collegiate game vs. Monmouth (11/14/08), going 5-for-5 from the field... Three nights later, started and pulled down a season-high 15 rebounds and scored 10 points at Arizona (11/17/08) in the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament in Tucson... Started in seven of FAU's first nine games... Went through an 11-game stretch from January 15th through February 18th where he started in each game... Had 10 points and cleared nine rebounds at New Orleans (2/5/09)... Led the team in field goal % for most of the season... Finished the year shooting 46.3% from the field, averaging 4.2 points and 3.7 rebounds.

High School: Attended Lyman High School in the Orlando area... Outstanding athlete, lettering in basketball, football and track and field... Three-time varsity lettermen in basketball... Twice honored as an All-Metro Conference player, earning first team accolades as a senior and second team as a junior... Named Lyman's team MVP as both a junior and senior... Named the best dunker in Florida by both the Florida Amateur Athletic Zone and Breakdown Online Magazine.

Personal: Full name is Christopher Watson... Twice lettered in track and field at Lyman, clearing 6-foot-8 inches in the high jump...Placed second in the high jump at the state regionals and fourth in the state finals... Three-time football letterman, who was originally recruited to play football at FAU.

Career Stats
                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2008-09   32-19   595/18.6   56-121  .463    0-2    .000   22-35   .629  43-74   117  3.7 102-9   11  42  12  18  134/4.2
TOTAL     32-19   595/18.6   56-121  .463    0-2    .000   22-35   .629  43-74   117  3.7 102-9   11  42  12  18  134/4.2

Career Highs
Points - 12 ... 11/14/08 vs. Monmouth
Mins - 33 ... 2x, last 12/13/08 vs. SLU
Rebs - 15 ... 11/17/08 at Arizona
Off Rebs - 6 ... 2x, last 11/22/08 vs. UMKC
Assists - 2 ... 2x, last 3/4/09 at UNT
Blocks - 2 ... 12/1/08 at FGCU
Steals - 2 ... 6x, last 3/4/09 at UNT
FG Made - 5 ... 2x, last 11/17/08 at Arizona
FG Att - 8 ... 2x, last 2/5/09 at UNO
FG % (5+ att) - 5-8 ... 11/17/08 at Arizona
4-6 ... 12/13/08 vs. SLU FT Made - 4 ... 11/18/08 vs Santa Clara
FT Att - 5 ... 2/5/09 at UNO
FT % (4+ att) - 4-4 ... 11/18/08 vs Santa Clara

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