Sophomore swingman saw action in 25 games as a true freshman.
As a Freshman (2006-07) Played in 25 of 29 games ... averaged just over 15 minutes per game ... scored in double digits twice in the Dukes' first six games with 11 in the season-opener vs. Youngstown State and 12 at #2 (AP) Pitt on Dec. 6 ... attempted 66 3-pointers (17-of-66, .258) ... shot .225 from the field in conference play (10-of-45 from 3-point).
High School Monsignor McClancy High School in E. Elmhurst, N.Y. (head coach Don Kent) ... made a name for himself as one of the top scorers in New York's prestigious Catholic High School Athletic Association ... named the 10th-best player in New York City by InsideHoops.com ... cited as the No. 9 player - and No. 2 small forward in New York City by NYHoops.com ... finished his career as the leading scorer in Monsignor McClancy history with 1,385 points in three seasons as a starter on the varsity ... the previous school scoring mark had stood since 1969 ... averaged 21.8 points, 11.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game in helping the Crusaders to a 16-11 record as a senior ... his scoring average ranked second in the CHSAA "A" Division ... his 22.0 points per game average as a junior led the "A" Division ... scored 42 points against Archbishop Stepinac as a senior ... netted a career-high 50 points - including the game-winning free throws - in a 106-105 win over St. John the Baptist during his junior year ... went 8-of-8 from the 3-point arc in scoring 33 points versus Cathedral Prep in the game prior to his 50-point outburst ... averaged 11.2 ppg. as a sophomore ... earned numerous prep accolades ... named All-CHSAA second team by the New York Post and first team All-Queens by New York Newsday as a junior ... selected first team All-Queens by the Times-Ledger and second team All-CSHAA by NYHoops.com as a senior.
Personal Nicknamed "Stix" ... has two brothers, Shamir & Sidney, and a sister Sherra ... made official visits to Boston U., Fordham and St. John's ... sports marketing major ... full name is Stephen Christopher Wood ... date of birth: 1/21/88.
CAREER STATS FOR STEPHEN WOOD
YEAR G/GS MIN/AVG FG-AT PCT 3M-AT PCT FT-AT PCT O/D REB PF-DQ A TO BK S PTS-AVG 2007 25/12 382/15.3 37-124 .298 17-66 .258 8-12 .667 14/24 38-1.5 45-0 16 38 2 13 99-4.0
HIGH GAMES: Points - 12 at Pittsburgh (Fr.); Rebounds - 6 at Niagara (Fr.); Assists - 3 vs. Charlotte (Fr.); Blocked Shots - 1 vs. Xavier and Youngstown State (Fr.); Steals - 2 vs. West Virginia (Fr.); Minutes - 30 vs. West Virginia (Fr.)