Tigers to host the Colonels in a 5 p.m. (CT) game Saturday at FedExForum.
#18 Memphis vs. #9 Arizona (12/20/06)
Honors & Awards
Career: Graduated from the University of Memphis in August 2006 ... Earned his bachelor's degree in University College/African American Community and Sports Education ... Has one year of eligibility remaining ... Has played in 66 games, starting 26 ... Tigers have a 51-15 record (.773 winning percentage) in games in which he has played (16-16 mark when he has not played) ... Averaging 9.5 points and 3.7 rebounds in his three seasons wearing the Blue and Gray ... Has 177 assists, 13 blocked shots and 72 steals ... Shooting 34.7 percent from the field, 31 percent from the three-point line and 63.3 percent from the charity stripe ... His play late in the 2004-05 season played a huge role in the Tigers' success down the stretch ... Suffered a season-ending torn ACL in the NIT quarterfinals ... Had become an integral part of the Tiger run in 2003-04 before an ACL injury ended his sophomore season in mid-February ... Missed some game action as a freshman in 2002-03 as a result of foot surgery.
2004-05 Season: Played in 26 games, starting seven ... Averaged 9.5 points and 3.5 rebounds ... Had 70 assists (third on team), four blocked shots and 39 steals (third on team) ... Shot 35.4 percent from the floor and 65.2 percent from the charity stripe ... Missed 12 games due to injuries and a suspension and the Tigers had a 4-8 mark in those games ... Postseason (NIT/C-USA Tournament): Started seven games in the postseason ... Suffered a torn right ACL in the NIT quarterfinals vs. Vanderbilt and missed the rest of the season ... Averaged 13.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in the postseason ... Had 18 assists (2.6 apg) and 18 steals (2.6 spg) ... Shot 45.5 percent from the field ... In NIT play (three games), averaged 14.3 points and 5.0 rebounds ... Shot 52.9 percent from the field and 50 percent from the arc ... Suffered his torn right ACL in the first half of the quarterfinal contest vs. Vanderbilt ... Had 15 points and seven boards vs. Virginia Tech in the second round ... Scored a career-high 24 points vs. Northeastern in the NIT opening round ... Hit a career-best 10 field goals vs. Northeastern ... Also had seven boards, three assists and six steals vs. the Huskies ... In Conference USA Tournament play, averaged 13.3 points and 3.8 rebounds ... Had 13 assists and 12 steals ... Had 10 points, three rebounds and five assists vs. Louisville in the title game ... Recorded a career-high seven steals vs. USF in the semifinals ... Also had eight points, three boards and five assists vs. the Bulls ... Scored 13 points vs. Charlotte in the quarterfinals ... Had 22 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals vs. Saint Louis ... Conference USA play: Saw action in 13 games ... Averaged 9.1 points and 2.9 rebounds ... Shot 70 percent from the foul line ... Had 30 assists and 12 steals in league action ... Posted 13 points, eight rebounds, three assists, one block and two steals in regular season finale vs. Cincinnati ... Had 11 points and five assists vs. Southern Miss (2nd game) ... Hit a running three-pointer at the first half buzzer vs. the Golden Eagles to extend a 41-36 lead to 44-36 ... Had 14 points, three assists, two blocks (tied career high) and two steals vs. Tulane ... Scored 14 points vs. East Carolina and posted season highs for free throws made (10) and attempts (12) ... Scored 13 points vs. TCU (2nd game) and 11 points vs. DePaul ... Missed the Marquette and TCU (1st game) contests due to a suspension ... Did not play in the league opener vs. Southern Miss (1st game) as he was recovering from a broken bone in his wrist ... Non-conference play: Played in six non-league games ... Averaged 5.3 points and 3.7 boards ... Had 22 assists and nine steals ... Missed the final seven non-conference games (from Dec. 7 through Jan. 6) as a result of a broken bone in his wrist ... Suffered the injury while taking a charge in the Dec. 3 contest at Purdue ... Had five points and four assists vs. the Boilermakers ... Did not play in the Maryland game as a result of a bruised chest injury he suffered in the Nov. 23 Arkansas State contest ... Recorded four assists in each contest during a three-game stretch from St. Mary's (Nov. 18) through Arkansas State (Nov. 23) ... Had 14 points, nine boards (season high), five assists and two steals in the season opener vs. Savannah State.
2003-04 Season: Played in 20 games and started 12 ... Inserted into the starting lineup in late December and started 12 of the next 13 contests ... Tigers were 11-1 in those 12 games ... Averaged 9.6 points and 5.3 rebounds ... Was fourth on the team in both scoring and rebounding ... Dished out 58 assists ... Shot 33.3 percent from the floor and 64.2 percent from the free throw line ... Missed the first two games of the season as a result of surgery from a foot injury the previous year ... Suffered an ACL injury to his left knee Feb. 20 and missed the rest of the season ... Underwent successful surgery Mar. 3 ... Despite unable to play, traveled with the team to the Conference USA and NCAA Tournaments ... Conference USA play: Played in 11 games, starting 10 ... Averaged 10.4 points and 4.8 rebounds ... Had 28 assists vs. league foes ... Shot 34.3 percent from the floor and 70.8 percent from the charity stripe ... Averaged 13.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in the two games (Marquette, East Carolina) prior to injury ... Hit a season-high six field goals vs. Marquette ... Had a breakaway dunk and two free throws in the last minute in the 79-73 win over East Carolina ... Was 6-of-6 from the foul line in the second half vs. the Pirates ... Posted 100th assist of career vs. Saint Louis ... Had seven points, three rebounds and three assists against the Billikens ... Recorded 12 points, six boards and two assists vs. TCU (1st game) ... Had 15 points, four boards and three assists vs. USF ... Averaged 11.8 points and 7.8 rebounds in six games prior to Jan. 20 ... Recorded first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds vs. Charlotte ... The 10-rebound game was second double-digit board performance of his career ... Also had four assists vs. the 49ers ... Had 12 points and six boards vs. DePaul ... Recorded 14 points and five rebounds against Southern Miss (1st game) ... Non-conference play: Played in nine non-C-USA contests ... Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Villanova ... Scored seven points and dished out seven assists against the Wildcats ... Nearly had a triple-double with 15 points, seven rebounds and nine assists vs. Oakland ... The nine dishes vs. Oakland were a career high ... Posted nine points, seven rebounds and two assists vs. Missouri ... Hit a key running jumper in lane with 4:55 left to extend the Memphis lead to 54-45 over Missouri ... Hit a free throw with :12 left to extend the Tiger lead to 60-56 over Missouri ... Had best game since Ole Miss Dec. 6 contest with 11 points and three rebounds off the bench vs. Samford ... Scored eight of his 11 points in the second half vs. Samford ... Had 10 points and four rebounds vs. Ole Miss ... Posted nine points, six rebounds and six assists vs. Tennessee Martin ... Saw his first action of the season vs. Austin Peay Nov. 29 ... Had eight points, five boards and three assists vs. the Governors ... Missed the first two games while recovering from surgery on a stress fracture in his left foot.
2002-03 Season: Saw action in 20 of the 30 games ... Missed a total of 10 games as a result of foot surgery and later an infection to the same foot ... Averaged 9.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists ... Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Came off the bench to play 17 minutes against Arizona State in the NCAA Tournament ... Finished with three points and six boards against the Sun Devils ... Set a Conference USA Tournament record, attempting 19 free throws in the Tigers' semifinal game against Louisville ... Shot 12-of-19 from the foul line in the game ... The 12 free throws made were the second-most in tourney history ... Scored 18 points in 21 minutes before fouling out ... Had three points, two boards and two assists in a C-USA Tournament first-round win over USF ... Conference USA play: Averaged 9.1 points and 1.7 boards in league play ... Saw action in 14 C-USA games, starting four ... Came off the bench to record 11 points, two assists and two steals against UAB ... Started at point guard at Houston and had 11 points, five assists, two steals and only one turnover ... Scored 12 points against Cincinnati, knocking down 3-of-6 three-pointers ... Came off the bench to score eight points in a 73-66 win at USF ... Sparked a 20-3 decisive second-half run when he dived into the courtside seats to save a ball, allowing the Tigers to keep control on a key possession that later resulted in two free throws ... Scored 10 points against Louisville ... Matched a Conference USA season high with 18 points vs. Saint Louis ... Was 5-for-10 from the field, 2-of-5 from the arc and 6-of-7 from the line for his 18 points ... Played a career-high tying 38 minutes against USF in his first action since the Murray State game ... Had not played in the Tigers' previous four games after developing an infection in the foot which was operated on in November ... Against USF, scored 18 points and had six assists and three steals ... Non-conference play: Got the starting nod at point guard in the Tigers' season-opening 70-63 win over Syracuse ... Posted a season-high 19 points, seven rebounds and a game-high seven assists en route to being named the Player of the Game at the AT&T Wireless Coaches vs. Cancer Classic ... After a bone scan showed a fracture the week following the Syracuse win, underwent successful surgery for the internal fixation of the fifth metatarsal in his left foot ... Returned to the lineup for the Illinois game (Dec. 28, 2002) and started against the No. 7 Illini, finishing with 11 points.
High School: Averaged 21.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 1.5 blocks and 2.0 steals as a senior at Craigmont High School ... Was named All-District and All-Conference ... An All-State second team selection ... As a junior, averaged 17.7 points, 5.0 assists and 3.3 steals ... Connected on 79 percent of his free throw attempts as a junior.
Personal: Full name is Jeremy Rayshun Hunt ... Born on August 18, 1983 ... Son of James and Gloria Hunt.
-- Total -- -- 3-Point -- -- Rebounds -- Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-A Pct FG-A Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg 2002-03 20-7 444/22.2 53-150 .353 32-92 .348 49-82 .598 12-38 50 2.5 43-2 49 49 4 19 187-9.4 2003-04 20-12 533/26.7 56-168 .333 21-79 .266 59-92 .641 29-77 106 5.3 44-0 58 49 5 14 192-9.6 2004-05 26-7 648/24.9 74-209 .354 25-91 .275 73-112 .652 26-64 90 3.5 60-2 70 51 4 39 246-9.5 Totals 66-26 1625/24.6 183-527 .347 78-252 .310 181-286 .633 67-179 246 3.7 147-4 177 149 13 72 625-9.5