|2 Mario Boggan
A wide-body who can seal and score in the post… Has been compared to former Gator great Udonis Haslem… A consensus top 50 player coming out of high school… Shed more than 40 pounds from the time he stepped on the Florida campus to the time the 2002-03 season ended… Tremendous work ethic in the weight room to improve conditioning… Will play an expanded role in the Gators frontcourt in 2003-04…
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2002-03 - Saw action in 16 games, including four SEC contests and both NCAA Tournament games… Shot .520 from the floor for the season (13-of-25) … Played at least 11 minutes in four games las season (11 vs. La. Tech, 18 vs. Coastal Carolina, 11 vs. Kansas and 12 vs. New Orleans)… Scored in the first six games of his college career and 10 games overall (4 vs. La. Tech, 4 vs. E. Illinois, 8 vs. Coastal Carolina, 2 vs. Stanford, 1 vs. Kansas, 2 vs. West Virginia, 5 vs. Bethune-Cookman, 2 vs. Florida A&M, 1 vs. LSU and 5 vs. New Orleans)… Came up with his top outing against Coastal Carolina, playing a career-high 18 minutes, while posting a season-high eight points… Also set career-high in rebounds (8), while going 4 of 6 from the floor, both career-highs… Blocked at least one shot in four games (La. Tech, Kansas, Bethune-Cookman and Kansas)… Scored two points vs. South Carolina (2/22)… Had a season-high two assists and a season-high three steals vs. New Orleans… Shot 2-of-3 (67-percent) from the field and scored five points… Has an assist in two games- vs. La. Tech and E. Illinois… Made a season-high two steals vs. Stanford… Saw first collegiate action of his career vs. La. Tech with 11 minutes…
PREP - Attended Hargrave Military Academy as a senior… .Averaged 22.2 ppg, 10.7 rpg and 2.1 bpg as a senior with season highs of 36 points, 17 rebounds and six blocked shots… Averaged 14.4 pts and 7.2 rebounds on undefeated Oak Hill Academy National Championship team as a junior… Shot .816 from the field as a junior (231 of 283)… Had 26 points in prep match-up with Amare Stoudemire (a 2002 first round pick of the Phoenix Suns) at Weber… Teammates of DeSagana Diop, a first-round draft pick by Cleveland, at Oak Hill… Played for coach Steve Smith at Oak Hill… Played at Southern Durham High School as a sophomore… Averaged 17.4 ppg as a sophomore… Named First-Team All-Area by the Durham Herald Sun as a sophomore… Also considered North Carolina, Wake Forest, Missouri, Clemson, Florida State and North Carolina State during the recruiting process.
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