Spurs Up Blog: Know a Gamecock - Austin Steed Q&A
Saw action in all 31 games, including two starts ... Averaged 3.9 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 14.5 minutes per game ... Tallied career-high 10 points twice, first in season opener against Jacksonville State (11/14) and in win against Wofford (1/5) ... Collected a career-high 12 rebounds and played career-high 26 minutes in win over NC Central (12/16) ... Made first career start against The Citadel (12/20) ... Also started in win over Auburn (1/10), contributing an SEC-season high nine points, while collecting five rebounds. 2007-08
Averaged 2.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.3 steals in 4.8 minutes per game, playing in six games ... Career-high four points vs. South Carolina State and The Citadel ... Had at least two rebounds in each of the four games he played ... Played a career-high 10 minutes in win over The Citadel ... Scored two points with two rebounds, an assist and a steal in loss to Tennessee. Prep School
Chose South Carolina over offers from Georgia and Tennessee ... Came to Carolina after attending Fork Union Military Academy for a year where he played for Fletcher Arritt and scored 12 points and added 7.5 rebounds per game during the year. High School
Played for the South Carolina Hoopsters AAU team in Columbia, S.C., for two years under Zach Norris ... Averaged 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists as a senior at Butler High School in Augusta, Ga. ... Was named all-state, all-region and all-conference as well as the GACA player of the year... Averaged 12 points, five rebounds and three assists per game as a junior, and 12 points, five rebounds, and two assists per contest as a sophomore... Team MVP as a senior and a sophomore. Personal
Son of Marily and Donnie Shavers ... Major is retail.