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Avery Sheets

Player Profile


Lafayette, Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170



3rd season

2004-05: Saw action in all 28 games, including 27 as a starter...finished as the team's fourth-leading scorer...led the team in assists and finished second in steals...led the Horizon League in assist/turnover ratio and tied for third in the league in assists...named Horizon League Player of the Week for his performance in Butler's wins at UW-Green Bay and over Loyola...had 12 points and seven assists in Butler's win at Youngstown State...scored 17 points and added four assists in Butler's win over Valparaiso...hit a school-record seven-of-seven three-point field goals and scored a career-high 26 points in 24 minutes, despite battling the flu, in Butler's home win over Loyola...nailed six three-point field goals and scored a team-high 20 points in Butler's victory at UW-Green Bay...led the Bulldogs with 14 points in Butler's home game against Wright State...notched 13 points, a career-high seven rebounds and six assists at Detroit...tallied 17 points at Loyola...posted 14 points and five assists in Butler's victory over Ball State...tallied 10 points and a game-high seven assists against IPFW...scored 17 points at Bradley...tallied 11 points and matched his career-high of eight assists in Butler's victory over Miami...didn't play in Butler's exhibition game victory over St. Joseph's after undergoing an emergency appendectomy on Nov. 4.

2003-04: Played in all 30 Butler games, including 29 as a starter...named to the Horizon League All-Tournament team...led the team in steals and finished second on the squad in assists...finished third on the team in scoring...averaged fewer than two turnovers per game, while playing nearly 34 minutes per contest...given first collegiate start against Quincy and responded with 12 points...scored 14 points and recorded a career-high four steals at Ball State...tallied 14 points against Evansville...had 11 points and a career-high eight assists at Bradley...scored 15 points at Indiana...scored a season-high 25 points at Saint Louis...tallied 17 points, four rebounds and a career-high four steals in a career-high 42 minutes at Youngstown State...had a team-high 19 points and five rebounds in 42 minutes at home against UIC...posted 11 points, five assists and no turnovers against IPFW...had eight points and a six rebounds in a career-high 42 minutes at Loyola...suffered a concussion in the second half at Cleveland State and sat out the final 18 minutes of Butler's one-point win...led the Bulldogs with 23 points in Butler's upset of UW-Milwaukee...shared Butler's scoring lead with 21 points against Youngstown State in the Horizon League Tournament...hit eight of nine shots and led the Bulldogs with 23 points against UW-Green Bay in the league tournament.

2002-03: Played in all 33 Butler games during initial season with the Bulldogs... finished as Butler's sixth-leading scorer... fifth on the squad in three-point field goals and assists... hit a key three-pointer to spark Butler's first half comeback against #14 Louisville in the NCAA Tournament... nailed a dramatic three-point field goal at the buzzer to lift Butler past UW-Milwaukee and give the Bulldogs a fourth straight Horizon League regular season championship... matched his season-high with 14 points in Butler's win at Cleveland State... hit four three-point field goals and scored 12 points to key Butler's road victory at Detroit... tallied a season-high 14 points, including six clutch points in overtime, against Loyola, despite playing with a deep cut over his right eye... hit four three-point field goals to help the Bulldogs defeat Western Kentucky in the Rainbow Classic... nailed four clutch free throws in the second half of Butler's win over Bradley... saw first collegiate action in Butler's victory at IPFW.

High School: All-state guard at McCutcheon High School... named to the Indiana All-Star team for the annual Indiana-Kentucky summer all-star series... earned all-conference honors for three straight years... named area "Player of the Year" as a senior... averaged 25 points, five assists, four rebounds and four steals as a senior... set school records for three-point field goals made (76), three-point field goal attempts (206) and assists... shot 48% from the field and 80% from the free throw line as a senior... posted a high game of 37 points (including eight three-point field goals) against Huntington North as a junior... averaged 21.7 points, 5.3 assists and 2.7 steals while helping McCutcheon to a 21-3 record and a regional title as a junior... picked to the Indiana Junior All-Star team in 2001... helped McCutcheon to a 39-7 record over his final two seasons... earned four basketball letters... High School Coach: Rick Peckinpaugh. TMTM