4 Sam Richardson


G-F • 6-4 • 195
Edwards, MS

At UWG: One of the more athletic players on the team this season … A slasher who finishes around the goal … his athleticism will allow him to guard a guard or a forward . . .

Southern Mississippi: As a redshirt freshman at Southern Mississippi, he played in 20 games, starting seven … Started five of the last six regular-season games … Finished with 18 points, 16 assists and 14 rebounds … Notched a career-high six points and had three rebounds in 18 minutes against Tulane (3-3-04) . . . Added five points and one rebound in 19 minutes against Charlotte (2-21-04) … Had two assists in six different games … Redshirted in the 2002-03 season.

High School: Played for Coach Keith Williams at Hinds AHS in Edwards, Miss … Averaged 28 points per game, along with 11 rebounds, 11 assists, and five steals … Earned All-State honors four straight years and was named all-district and District MVP four straight years … Earned All-American honors and was a McDonald’s All- Star Game Nominee … Played in the Mississippi North-South All-Star Game … Lettered four years … Won a state championship in track in the high jump competition … An honor student at Hinds AHS, he also was named to the academic honor roll.

Personal: Son of Thomas and Mary Richardson – Enrolled in general studies … Born Dec. 5, 1983

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