|High School:||St. Vincent Pallotti/Chestnut Hill College|
Accolades: (2012-13) Selected to the America East Conference Second Team… Named to 2013 America East All-Tournament team, aftering averaging 22.0 points per game in two contests... His 14.3 career scoring average (two seasons) is 11th-best in school history… Hit 84.7% from the charity stripe in two seasons, the second-most proficient shooter in school history.
2012-13: Scored 478 points, the fourth-highest figure for a UMBC senior at the NCAA Division I level… His 190 rebounds is now ninth amongst that same group… Played 978 minutes, the sixth-most for a Retriever DI senior… Earned scholarship in his senior year after competing as a walk-on for previous three collegiate seasons (2 at Chestnut Hill, 1 at UMBC)... Selected to College Sports Madness America East Second Team... Opened the season with a double-double (28pts./career-high 11 rebounds) at Penn on Nov. 9... Named the season’s ?rst America East Conference Player of the Week (Nov. 12)... ... Posted double-double with 20 pts./10 rebs. vs. CCSU on Nov. 20, the third in a span of ?ve outings... Became tenth player in school history to sink at least 10 free throws with no misses in 10/10 e?ort vs. Towson on Dec. 1... Named College Sports Madness America East Player of the Week for games ending Dec. 2... Scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half of that game... Broke streak of ?ve straight games below 20 points with a 21-point e?ort vs. UNH on Jan. 9... Scored in a personal-high 11 consecutive games in double ?gures, but held to a season-low four points at Vermont on Jan. 12... Scored 179 points through 10 games, the most for a Retriever through the 10-game mark since Brian Hodges scored 188 in the ?rst 10 contests during the 2007-08 season... Surpassed the 700-point plateau while at UMBC, with 746 points in 54 games (13.8 ppg)... Played in career game No. 100 at Boston U... Named to Collegehoopsdaily.com’s All-Conference Picks for February...Concluded the regular season with a 24-point e?ort vs. Binghamton, UMBC’s top point production in a league game in 2012-13... Became just the seventh di?erent Retriever in the past decade to score 400 or more points in a season (478)...Converted 34 of his last 62 shots (54.8%) over his final three games, averaging 22.7 ppg to complete his career…. Finished third in America East in scoring (15.4 ppg), fourth in free-throw percentage (83.9%) and has made the second-most free throws (99) of top ten ranked shooters in the league... Climbed to ninth in ?eld goal percentage (45.7%)... The 6’2” guard had the seventh-most o?ensive caroms (68) in the league… Scored 20 or more points in nine games… Scored in double ?gures in 75 of 111 collegiate games…Scored 1,475 points in his collegiate career (13.3 ppg).
2011-12: Debuted by sharing team honors in scoring with Chase Plummer, scoring 11 points at Rutgers on Nov. 28... Added 13 points three nights later at American... Led UMBC with 17 points in his first start in the victory at Towson on Dec. 10... Hit the tying and go-ahead free throws down the stretch to propel UMBC to the victory... Scored 26 points at Niagara on Dec. 28... Scored all 12 points in the second half, including a career-high 8 (of 9) free throws, in Jan. 2 victory at UNH... Hit his 100th career 3-point field goal vs. Stony Brook on Jan. 11... Named UMBC America East Player of the Game by virtue of a 20-point effort vs. Binghamton in the victory on Jan. 19... Scored UMBC season-best 28 points (later tied by Chase Plummer) at Albany on Feb. 1... Also tied season team-high with 10 field goals made and tied personal season bests with eight rebounds and four helpers... Posted back-to-back 20-point outings with 21 (15 after halftime) in OT loss to Maine on Feb. 4.
Collegiate: Joined the Chestnut Hill program in the fall of 2008 as a walk-on, but established himself as a critical component in the rotation… Started 16 games out of 28 and was the team’s second leading scorer with 11.3 points per game … Led the Griffins in steals (42) and in three-pointers made (47) and was a four-time CACC Rookie of the Week… In his sophomore campaign, he was also second on the squad, increasing his scoring average to 13.7 points per contest and paced the squad with 51 steals… Scored a career-high 30 points in an early season win over Dowling College… Hit seven 3-pt. field goals in that game and earned the CACC Player of the Week Award for the week ending Dec. 1, 2009… Competed in 55 games and started 39.
Background: Majoring in financial economics at UMBC.. Lists the Oklahoma City Thunder as his favorite professional team… Son of Angela and Robert Cook… Born Dec. 3, 1990.
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