5  Courtney Trask
Courtney Trask

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Parkview Baptist

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 177

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
02/11/1981


Noting Trask
Averaged 5.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists as a sophomore ... received the team's Mr. Hustle award ... named to Conference USA's All-Freshman team after averaging 9.4 points and 4.6 assists as a rookie ... set a C-USA freshman record with 89 assists in league games ... in addition to his 5.6 assists per conference game leading the league, also averaged 12.3 points (21st), 1.9 steals (3rd-tie), 1.9 three-pointers (9th-tie) while shooting 80 percent from the line (4th-tie) and 44.3 percent from three-point range (2nd) in C-USA games.

2000-01
Started at point against Temple and finished with five assists ... scored two points and had one steal ... in 60-59 win over Miami (Ohio), scored 11 points on 5-for-9 shooting ... lso had three assists and just one turnover while playing 36 minutes against the RedHawks ... despite being ill, matched a season-high by playing 36 minutes against Arkansas, scoring eight points and matching a season-high four rebounds ... played four, first-half minutes against Cincinnati in first game back from mid-season suspension ... also played 10 minutes two days later in the Tigers' game at Charlotte ... received his first start since suspension against Louisville and was 1-for-3 from the field in 20 minutes of work while matching a season high with three steals ... had six floor burns agaisnt the Cards ... had two big rebounds in the final minute of the Tigers' C-USA Tournament quarterfinal win over Marquette ... knocked down a pair of free throws with 31 seconds to play to give Memphis a 66-61 lead ... had a season high five rebounds in the Marquette win ... scored seven points and had four assists and two steals in the Tigers' 71-62 win over Utah in the opening round of the TiVo NIT ... had seven points, pulled down four rebounds and had a team-high four assists in the Tigers' win over New Mexico in final game of the season scored nine points, had a career-high nine rebounds and matched season highs with five assists and three steals against Detroit.

'99-2000
Had a breakout game in the Tigers' conference opener against DePaul ... had 11 assists while turning the ball over just twice in 31 minutes of play against the Blue Demons ... also scored a then, career-high 12 points on 4-for-9 shooting against DePaul with all of his baskets coming from behind the three-point arc ... his 11 assists against the Blue Demons equaled a C-USA record for a freshman and was the most assists by a Memphis player since Chris Garner had 13 against Louisiana at Monroe Dec. 23, 1995 ... also had 11 assists later in the year against Houston ... began his career at Memphis with an 11-point game against Georgetown ... had six assists to go along with 10 points in 31 minutes of work in the Tigers' first win, an 83-65 victory over Chaminade ... started for the first time in his career in the Tigers' home opener against Alabama A&M in which he Scored five points, had four assists and one steal ... did not practice earlier in the day after being sick the night before but went out and matched a then, career high with six assists against Arkansas State ... also had three rebounds and was 3-of-5 from three-point range, scoring nine points in the road loss in Jonesboro ... set a career high for steals in back-to-back games ... had three steals to go along with nine points and five assists in the Tigers' win over Louisiana at Monroe ... had four steals as well as five assists and seven points in a win over Grambling two days later registered at least five assists for the fourth straight game in the win over Arkansas ... had a then, career-high six rebounds while playing 37 minutes against the Razorbacks ... scored 16 points in the Tigers' loss at Saint Louis ... was 6-of-9 from the floor, making 2-of-3 three-point attempts against the Billikens ... registered a career scoring high for the second straight game, finishing with 24 points in the Tigers' home win over South Florida ... also had seven assists against the Bulls, marking his sixth straight game with five or more ... equaled a career high with 11 assists in the Tigers' home-court loss to Houston ... had just three turnovers in 37 minutes against the Cougars ... pulled down a career-high seven rebounds while knocking down 4-of-5 three-pointers and scoring a game-high 23 points in the Tigers' win over UAB ... scored 18 points to go with six rebounds and four assists against Southern Miss ... six boards against USM was one shy of a career high set in the Tigers' previous game ... ended a streak of nine games with at least five assists in the loss ... connected on 12-of-14 free throws over the final 2:29 as Memphis secured its first road win in over a year, an 84-81 victory at Houston ... equaled a career high with 24 points against the Cougars.

High School
Was named the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Class 3A Player of the Year as a senior ... helped lead Parkview Baptist to a 20-11 record, averaging 26 points, 12 assists, eight rebounds and two steals per game ... 26-point scoring average was third-best in Louisiana Class 3A ... during four-year career, Parkview Baptist won two state championships and were state runners-up a third season ... prep team posted a four-year record of 148-33 and were ranked as high as fourth in the nation Trask's junior year ... for his season, averaged 18 points, 10 assists and six rebounds ... high school coach was Don Green.

Personal
Son of Jackie Trask ... mother played basketball at Southern University.

Career Highs
Points: 24 at Houston (2/23/00)
FG Made: 8 vs South Florida (1/12/00)
FG Attempted: 15 vs South Florida (1/12/00)
3PT Made: 4 vs UAB (1/26/00), vs DePaul (12/28/99)
3PT Attempted: 8 vs Southern Mississippi (2/12/00)
FT Made: 12 at Houston (2/23/00)
FT Attempted: 14 at Houston (2/23/00)
Rebounds: 9 vs Detroit (3/29/01)
Assists: 11 vs Houston (1/22/00), vs DePaul (12/28/99)
Steals: 4 vs Grambling State (12/23/99)
Blocks: 1, 3 times
Minutes Played: 38 vs UAB (1/26/00)

Career Statistics

Year    G  FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA  Pct  FT-FTA  Pct  RB-AVG  AS  BL  ST  PTS-AVG
99-00  31  87-223  .390  43-107 .402  73- 94 .777  85-2.7 141   2  51  290-9.4
00-01  20  35-110  .318  14- 51 .275  19- 26 .731  57-2.9  48   1  21  103-5.2
Totals 51 122-333  .366  57-158 .361  92-120 .767 142-2.8 189   3  72  393-7.7

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