3  Scooter McFadgon
Scooter McFadgon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Raleigh-Egypt

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
05/06/1982


Noting McFadgon
Averaged 9.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists as a sophomore ... 85.5 shooting from the free throw line would ranks fifth in Conference USA if he met the league minimum of two free throws made per game ... was 71-of-83 from the free throw line ... scored a career-high 22 points in the Tigers' win at Temple ... in an NIT opening win over UNC Greensboro scored 21.

Had a splendid rookie season and capped the year by being named to Conference USA's All-American Team ... also tabbed Conference USA freshman of the year by College Insider.com ... named the team's Newcomer of the Year following freshman campaign.

2001-02
Came two points shy of what was then a career high in both the first and second round of the Guardians Classic, finishing with 17 points against both Old Dominion and Wofford ... made a combined 8-for-9 three-pointers in the two games ... played 30 minutes off the bench in his first nonstart of the season against Southeastern Louisiana and scored 12 points ... scored 15 points, going 3-for-4 from behind the arc against Eastern Kentucky ... also had a career-high three steals in the win over the Colonels ... key rebound on a missed free throw with 29 seconds to play led to a pair of free throws to give Memphis a five-point lead in its win against Tennessee ... scored 11 points and had seven rebounds and three assists against the Volunteers ... was 7-for-12 from the field, including 3-for-4 from behind the arc in a career-high 22-point performance in a 64-54 win at Temple.

Scored 14 points in the Tigers' 82-61 win over South Florida ... started a 10-0 Memphis run with a three-pointer to give the Tigers a 51-49 lead with 7:33 to play at Southern Miss ... added a second trey during the run then knocked down four straight free throws in the final minute ... at South Florida, scored 10 points on 4-for-5 shooting, equaling his scoring total from the previous four games ... also had four rebounds, the most in six games ... scored 10 first-half points and had six rebounds against Cincinnati ... had a 21-point night against UNC Greensboro in the opening round of the NIT, going 8-for-14 from the field. Was the most points by the sophomore since mid-December ... with Memphis trailing by six at the start of the second half, knocked down back-to-back three-pointers to tie the Tennessee Tech game at 36-36 ... hit four successive three-pointers (one came late in the first half) ... finished with 18 points and six rebounds against the Golden Eagles.

2000-01
Averaged 9.3 points and 3.3 rebounds ... shot 39.8 percent from the field and led the team, shooting 77.5 percent from the free throw line ... was named to Conference USA's All-Freshman Team ... tabbed College Insider website's Conference USA freshman of the Year ... honorable mention selection to the All-Star Report's national freshman team ... named the Tigers' Newcomer of the Year ... provided last-minute heroics in four games this season ... had 10 points, scoring the game-winning bucket, a jumper off an offensive rebound with 37 seconds to play, in a 60-59 victory over Miami (Ohio) at the Puerto Rico Shootout ... was 4-for-4 from the field against the RedHawks ... running jumper with 1:11 to play broke the final tie at DePaul (at 69-67) in a 72-68 win ... scored 12 points and had three rebounds against the Blue Demons ... knocked down a three-pointer with 44.2 seconds to play in regulation to tie the Saint Louis game at 54-54 ... it was the first time the Tigers had not trailed since just over 13 minutes to play in regulation ... finished with 12 points, going 2-for-4 from three-point range ... at UAB, got a loose ball and had a putback basket with 15 seconds to play in regulation tying the game at 60-60 and sending the contest into overtime.

Made his regular-season debut in the starting line up against Temple, marking the first time since 1994 a freshman had started a season opener for the Tigers ... the last rookie to start for the Tigers was McFadgon's cousin, Lorenzen Wright ... scored four points and had two rebounds against Temple ... started Memphis's first 26 games of the season before the Tigers went with a lineup featuring four seniors ... after suffering a high ankle sprain in the Tigers' loss at Southern Miss (2/28), missed Memphis's games at Louisville and first-round conference tournament game against Marquette ... returned in a big way against Cincinnati in the Conference USA semifinals ... scored 17 points, going 5-for-7 from the field and knocking down 3-of-4 three-point attempts ... gave Memphis a four-point lead with a 21-footer in the final five minutes ... after a week of rehab played 20 minutes against Cincinnati ... scored a then, career-high 16 points in win over Arkansas State ... was 4-for-10 from the floor and did as much damage at the free throw line where he had career highs in an 8-for-10 performance ... followed up career scoring night against Arkansas State, scoring 15 points in addition to pulling down seven rebounds in win over Christian Brothers ... knocked down his first two three-point attempts and went 4-for-5 from behind the arc against Howard, finishing with a career high 19 points ... entered the game 1-of-17 from three-point range ... also had a career-high five assists in the win.

Recorded his first double-double in the Tigers' win at Houston, scoring 10 points and pulling down 10 rebounds, including six offensive boards ... after an 0-for-6 first half, was 3-for-6 in the second period against Houston in the teams' second meeting ... drilled a three-pointer with 8:08 to play to give the Tigers' a 56-50 lead ... posted second double-double of the year, finishing with 12 points and 10 rebounds in the Tigers' overtime win at UAB ... scored 18 points, one shy of a career high in the Tigers' 100-89 win at South Florida. Was 7-for-7 from the free throw line, including 4-for-4 in the final 2:08 ... followed up USF road win with a 7-of-13 performance from the field against Tulane ... knocked down all three of his three-point attempts and had four rebounds and three assists ... matched a career high with 19 points against Tulane, and in fact, had 10 straight double-figure scoring games with 19-point bookends (began with 19-point effort against Howard Jan. 3) ... against USF in The Pyramid, had a dunk off the Tigers' break to give Memphis a double-figure lead with just over five minutes to play as Memphis won, 79-61 ... went 4-for-5 from the field, knocking down 3-of-4 three-pointers, and finishing with 13 points in the Tigers' NIT win over UTEP.

Raleigh-Egypt HS
Averaged 21.4 points, 7.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists as a senior at Raleigh-Egypt ... also shot 90 percent from the free throw line while shooting 54 percent from the field ... first-team all-state pick ... also an all-district and all-region selection ... named the district as well as city of Memphis Most Valuable Player ... was selected the Gatorade Player of the Year ... most memorable game of the year came in the Memphis city championship when the Pharoahs defeated Hamilton in The Pyramid ... high school team advanced to the state tournament and posted a 33-6 record ... high school coach was Jimmy Adams ... played this summer on AAU Select team which toured Spain and Italy.

Personal
Son of Cathy Swearengen ... born May 6, 1982 in Memphis ... uncle, Clarence Swearengen, is the athletic director and basketball coach at Melrose High School and a former standout at Tennessee ... has not declared a major.

Career Highs
Points: 22 vs Temple (12/20/01)
FG Made: 8 vs. UNC Greensboro (3/14/02)
FG Attempted: 17 vs Arkansas (1/2/02)
3FG Made: : 5 vs Old Dominion (11/14/01)
3FG Attempted: : 8 vs Houston (3/7/02)
FT Made: 8 vs Arkansas State (12/14/00)
FT Attempted: 10 vs. Arkansas State (12/14/00)
Rebounds: 10 vs Houston (1/6/01), vs UAB (1/27/01)
Assists: 6 vs South Florida (2/7/01)
Steals: 3 vs Eastern Kentucky (12/1/01), vs UT Martin (12/28/01), vs BYU (3/20/02)
Blocks: 2 vs Arkansas (1/2/02)
Minutes Played: 40 vs Arkansas (1/2/02)

Career Statistics
Year    G  FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA  Pct  FT-FTA  Pct  RB-AVG  AS  BL  ST  PTS-AVG
00-01  34 104-261  .398  29- 81 .358  79-102 .775 112-3.3  45   4  15  316- 9.3
01-02  36 118-311  .379  51-137 .372  71- 83 .855 148-4.1  64   4  30  358- 9.9
Totals 70 222-572  .388  80-218 .367 150-185 .811 260-3.7 109   8  45  674- 9.6

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