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Mike Rosario

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Height
6' 3"
CLASS
R-Sr.
Hometown
Jersey City, N.J.
Weight
183 lbs.
Experience
2L
School
Rutgers
Mike Rosario

A dynamic scorer with a knack for putting the ball in the bucket…Recorded over 1,700 points in his collegiate career…Led the team in scoring 16 times in 2012-13, most on the team…Scored 6.6 points per game in 2011-12, most among players coming off the bench for UF...Competed with the Puerto Rican national team in the 2012 FIBA Centrobasket Tournament, earning a silver medal...Also helped Puerto Rico come within one win of the 2012 Olympics at the qualifying tournament...Transferred to Florida from Rutgers in 2010 and sat out the 2010-11 season as a redshirt…A quick shooter who will be a natural fit in the Gators’ fast-running style of play…Competed with the Puerto Rico Senior National Team in August at the 2009 Marchand Continental Cup in San Juan and was the youngest player in the four-nation tournament...Also played with Puerto Rico at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship in Auckland, New Zealand and the 23rd World Juniors Basketball Tournament in Douai, France...Led the FIBA World Championships in scoring with a 24.0 average...Was named to the 2009 World Junior All-Tournament Team after averaging 20.4 points-per-game.

 

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR IN 2012-13: Earned second-team All-SEC recognition and honorable mention from the AP…Led or co-led the Gators in scoring a team-high 16 times…Named to the NCAA Tournament All-South Region team...Had a game-best 15 points and five boards against FGCU in the NCAA Tournament…Scored a team-high 25 points, his most at UF, against Minnesota in the NCAA Tournament...Led the team with 18 points and a career-best nine rebounds in the SEC Tournament finals...Scored 10 points versus Alabama in the SEC Tournament semifinals...For the fourth-straight game, led the team in scoring with 16 points at Tennessee...Scored a team-high 15 points against Arkansas...Led the Gators with 14 points at Missouri...Tallied 18 points in the first half and matched his career-high with five assists against the Tigers...Led the team with 22 points at Auburn...Registered 12 points versus Kentucky...Led the team with 18 points against Mississippi State...Recorded the 1,500th point of his collegiate career against the Razorbacks...Led the team in scoring at Arkansas with 15 points...Tallied 14 points against Ole Miss...Scored 10-straight points in the first half and finished with a game-high 15 points against South Carolina...Went 4-for-7 from beyond the arc to lead the Gators with 19 points at Texas A&M...Recorded 19 points in the SEC opener against Georgia...Tallied 13 points and three steals at Yale...Registered seven points and four rebounds vs. Air Force...Scored 20 points against Southeastern Louisiana...Led the team with 16 points at Arizona...Tied for the team-lead in scoring against Florida State with 14 points...Scored 11 points against Marquette and went a perfect 6-6 from the charity stripe...Led the team with 13 points against Savannah State...Recorded 15 points and was perfect from the free-throw line (4-for-4) against Wisconsin... Got his first start as a Gator vs Alabama St...Scored 14 points and hit six of his seven free throws - his most attempted and made at UF.

 

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2011-12: Saw action in 31 games averaging 6.6 points off the bench… Scored three points in Elite Eight action vs. Louisville...Scored four points and blocked two shots vs. Marquette in Sweet 16 action...Tallied 12 points vs. Norfolk State in Round of 32 action....Scored three points and added two assists in Round of 64 action vs. Virginia...Saw action vs. Kentucky in the SEC Semis...Scored two points and grabbed a rebound vs. Alabama in the SEC Tournament...Came off the bench, scoring four points vs. Kentucky...Scored five points and added two assists at Vanderbilt...Scored six points at Georgia...Saw action vs. Auburn...Tallied three points at Kentucky...Came off the bench to score 10 points vs. Vanderbilt...Tallied four points vs. South Carolina...Came off the bench to score five points vs. Mississippi State...Scored eight points at Ole Miss...In 15 minutes off the bench, scored 11 points vs. LSU...Came off the bench at South Carolina to score 10 points on three-of-six shooting...Scored seven points off the bench vs. Georgia...Dished out an assist and grabbed a rebound at Tennessee...Tallied nine points and three rebounds vs. Yale...Came off the bench to score five points at Rutgers...Scored six points and grabbed three rebounds vs. No. 22 Texas A&M...Dished out four assists off the bench vs. Rider...Scored 10 points, including 3-of-4 from deep, in 14 minutes vs. Arizona...Came off the bench to score two points at No. 4 Syracuse...Put up 10 points and added four rebounds and two steals vs. Stetson...Scored 12 points against Jacksonville...Reached double figures vs. Wright State, scoring 11 points on four-of-five shooting and grabbed a career-best tying seven boards vs. the Raiders...Tallied 15 points in 18 minutes vs. UNF...Totaled five points and three rebounds at Ohio State...Scored 19 points in 20 minutes of play vs. Jackson State in the opener.

 

2010-11: Redshirt season.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10: Only the second sophomore in Rutgers’ history to score 1,000 career points…Named twice to the 2009-10 Big East Honor Roll…Finished ninth in the Big East in scoring (16.7) and third in three-pointers per game (2.4)…Led the team in scoring 19 times, while leading the way in double-digit scoring games (28) and 20-plus point games (9)…Scored a game-high 24 points on 8-of-13 shooting (5-for-8 3FG) against DePaul…Dropped in a team-high 14 points off the bench vs. UConn…Poured in a career-high 33 points on 13-of-22 FG against St. John’s…Scored a game-high 24 points against Notre Dame…Posted a game-best 16 points along with five rebounds at Marquette…Tallied a game-high 22 points at North Carolina…Scored 28 points and dished out a career-high tying five assists vs. St. Peter’s…Posted 22 points vs. UMass…Named to the 2009 Legends Classic Championship All-Tournament Team, averaging 17.8 points and 4.5 rebounds in four games.

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09: Named a freshman All-American by CollegeInsider.com and CollegeHoops.net...A 2008-09 Big East All-Rookie selection and the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association Rookie of the Year...Set the Rutgers freshman all-time scoring mark with 517 points…Played in all 32 games (30 starts) as a true freshman, averaging a team-best 16.2 points to rank fifth nationally among freshmen in scoring...Posted double figures in 28 of 32 games and averaged 18.9 points in eight contests against nationally-ranked foes...Led all Big East freshmen in scoring, free throw percentage (83.9), three-point field goals made (2.38) and minutes played (32.5)...Placed 11th in scoring and second in FT percentage in the Big East... Made 76 three-pointers, tied for the most by a freshman and the sixth most in a season in Rutgers history...Was twice named Big East Rookie of the Week...Scored a game-high tying 20 points at Notre Dame…Scored a team-high 19 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out a season-high five assists at Villanova…Scored a game-high 20 points at Georgetown, including 17 in the second-half…Posted 25 points at Seton Hall…Swiped a season-high five steals and added 16 points at St. John’s…Registered 21 points vs. Louisville…Scored 22 points against Marquette…Posted a game-high 22 points and four assists vs. Pittsburgh…Poured in 26 points against eventual national champion North Carolina…Made a season-high six three-pointers en route to a game-high 25 points at Rider…Tallied a season-high 27 points vs. Robert Morris, the most by a Rutgers freshman since 2004…Scored a team-high 17 points in season opener vs. Marist, the most in a Rutgers freshman debut since 1993.

 

PREP: Scored 18 points and swiped a game-high five steals in the 2008 McDonald’s All-American game…Named a 2008 Second Team All-America honoree by Parade and USA Today…Named the 2008 Newark Star-Ledger New Jersey Player of the Year…Led St. Anthony’s to a 32-0 record and the No. 1 national ranking in both the USA Today Super 25 and ESPN High Elite 25 polls… Two-time Associated Press First Team All-State selection…Averaged 19.0 points and 4.0 rebounds his senior season and captured the Tournament of Champions title.

 

PERSONAL: Born Mike Rosario...Son of Joanne Rosario.

 

Mike Rosario’s Career Stats

Season

GP-GS

MP

FGM-FGA

PCT.

3PT-ATT

PCT.

FT-FTA

PCT.

REB

AVG.

A

TO

BS

ST

PF-DQ

TP

AV.

2008-09*

32-30

1040

184-470

.391

76-252

.302

73-87

.839

111

3.5

45

94

6

34

74-2

517

16.2

2009-10*

32-30

1079

184-487

.378

78-239

.326

88-119

.739

126

3.9

46

87

3

31

63-2

534

16.7

2010-11

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Redshirted

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2011-12

31-0

447

74-172

.430

33-98

.337

24-32

.750

43

1.4

30

29

2

16

29-0

205

6.6

2012-13

36-36

1062

160-357

.448

61-166

.367

69-83

.831

92

2.6

73

63

1

34

41-0

450

12.5

Totals

131-96

3628

602-1486

.405

248-755

.328

254-321

.791

372

2.8

194

273

12

115

207-4

1706

13.0

 

* at Rutgers

 

Mike Rosario’s SEC Statistics

 

Season

GP-GS

MP

FGM-FGA

PCT.

3PT-ATT

PCT.

FT-FTA

PCT.

REB

AVG.

A

TO

BS

ST

PF-DQ

TP

AV.

2011-12

13-0

179

24-66

.364

9-33

.273

16-18

.889

11

0.8

13

12

0

9

10-0

73

5.6

2012-13

17-17

514

79-178

.444

31-85

.365

28-35

.800

39

2.3

37

26

0

15

18-0

217

12.8

Totals

30-17

693

103-244

.422

40-118

.339

44-53

.830

50

1.7

50

38

0

24

28-0

290

9.7

 

Rosario Game Highs

Points

 

Season

25, vs. Minnesota (3/24/13)

Career

33, vs. St. John’s (2/2/10)*

Rebounds

 

Season

9, vs. Ole Miss (3/17/13)

Career

Same

Field Goals

 

Season

9, at Auburn (2/16/13)

Career

13, vs. St. John’s (2/2/10)*

Field Goal Attempts

 

Season

15, at Texas A&M (1/17/13)

Career

24, vs. Marquette (1/7/09)*

3-Points

 

Season

6, vs. Minnesota (3/24/13)

Career

6, 2x, last vs. Minnesota (3/24/13)

3-Point FG Attempts

 

Season

9, vs. Minnesota (3/24/13)

Career

15, vs. Syracuse (1/10/09)*

Free Throws

 

Season

6, 2x, last vs. Marquette (11/29/12)

Career

9, 2x, last vs. Colgate (12/6/09)*

Free Throw Attempts

 

Season

7, vs. Alabama State (11/11/12)

Career

12, vs. Colgate (12/6/09)*

Assists

 

Season

5, at Auburn (2/16/13)

Career

5, 3x, last at Auburn (2/16/13)

Steals

 

Season

3, 2x, last at Yale (1/6/13)

Career

5, at St. John’s (1/24/09)*

Blocked Shots

 

Season

1, vs. SE Louisiana (12/19/12)

Career

2, vs. Marquette (3/22/12)

Minutes Played

 

Season

39, vs. Wisconsin (11/14/12)

Career

40, 2x, last at Louisville (2/6/10)*

 

* at Rutgers

 

Misc. Stats

11-12

12-13

Career

Times led UF in scoring

1

16

17

Times led UF in Rebs.

1

3

4

Times led UF in Assists

1

5

6

Double figure scoring

10

23

33

Double figure reb. games

0

0

0

Double-Doubles

0

0

0

Dunks

1

5

6

Charges Drawn

6

3

9

First off the Bench

6

0

6

Scored UF's First Pts.

0

7

7

Three Point Plays

2-4

6-6

8-10

Final Three Minutes from Line

4-4

2-4

6-8

 

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