2 - Shawn Vanzant
Shawn Vanzant
Height: 6-1
Weight: 171
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Wharton
Position: G

2007-2008: Played in 33 of 34 games...scored first collegiate basket and wound up with six points in Butler's victory over Indiana State...played 13 minutes in Butler's win at Evansville...hit a three-point field goal in six minutes of action against Michigan...had three rebounds in a career-high 18 minutes against Virginia Tech...had a career-best two steals in six minutes at Wright State...matched his career-high with two steals against Florida State in the Wooden Tradition...had two points, one rebound and one assist against Florida Gulf Coast in his return to his home state...had two rebounds and two assists in 12 minutes against Green Bay...hit a three-point field goal and grabbed a pair of rebounds in 11 minutes against Milwaukee at Hinkle Fieldhouse...had three points, two rebounds and an assist in 12 minutes at Valparaiso....hit a career-best four of four free throws at Milwaukee...scored four points and grabbed a career-high four rebounds in Butler's final regular season game against Detroit...came off the bench and posted five points, a career-high five rebounds, a career-high two assists and one steal in a career-high 21 minutes against South Alabama in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

High School: All-State guard at Wharton High School...only player in Wharton High School history to make the varsity as a freshman...helped high school team to a 98-18 record over four seasons...led team to a 29-2 record, a district championship and the Class 5A regional final in 2006-07...helped high school squad to a 23-7 record in 2005-06...chosen to the Florida Sports Writers Association Class 5A All-State team as a senior...named the Tampa Tribune's Hillsborough County Boys Basketball Player of the Year...named Co-Player of the Year by the Tampa Bay Coaches Association...selected to play in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Classic...named first team All-Western Conference as a senior...chosen MVP of the all-conference squad in 2006-07...named All-County as a junior...scored 1,192 points for his high school career, becoming the first player in school history to score 1,000 career points...two-year team captain...averaged 16.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 3.4 steals for Wharton in 2006-07...posted a high game of 27 points against East Lake as a senior...had seven games of 20 or more points in final prep season...scored in double figures in final 17 high school games and in 28 of 31 games as a senior...averaged 14.7 points and 4.9 assists as a junior...earned four varsity basketball letters...High School Coach: Tommy Tonelli.