Player Bio
 
  • Biography - Jordan Fithian / Men's Basketball
 
 

On Fithian: Second-year workhorse who will slide down to low post in 2005-06... possesses solid fundamentals and high level basketball IQ.

Freshman Season (2004-05): Played in 29 games including 10 starts... team was 6-4 with him as starter... averaged 3.1 points and 3.2 rebounds in 16.6 minutes... averaged 4.5 points and 4.2 boards as a starter... second on the team in field goal percentage... scored eight points or more five times including a season-high 10 points against Albany... pulled down eight or more rebounds three times including a season-high 10 against Michigan... led the team in rebounds three times... led the team in assists three times.

• High School: Completed stellar scholastic career for McPherson High School ... As senior garnered state’s two highest awards - Gatorade Player of the Year and Mr. Basketball in Kansas ... Led Bullpups to perfect 20-0 regular season and 21-1 overall mark ... Averaged 19.6 points and 8.5 rebounds per game ... Shot 50% from field and 70% from free throw line ... Led team in assists and added 1.2 blocks per game ... Was first team All-State, All-Class selection by both The Topeka Capital-Journal and The Wichita Eagle ... Also was named MVP of the Ark Valley League ...Team was ranked No. 1 in state before falling in sub-state finals ... As junior led McPherson to 24-1 record and state championship ... Team was state runner-up during his sophomore year ... Was first team Class 5A All-State selection after averaging 15.8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per contest ... Averaged 14.8 points per game and was a third-team All-State honoree as sophomore ... For career finished as McPherson’s all-time scoring and rebounding leader ... Tallied 1,289 points and 584 rebounds ... Also has most field goals in school history (497) and is fourth in made free throws (280) ... Ranks third in most games scoring 20 or more points (24) and third in most games leading team in scoring (39) ... Scored 93 points as freshman, 371 as sophomore, 398 as junior and 427 as senior.

• Personal: Born December 13, 1985 ... Parents are Jerry and Carol Fithian ... Enrolled in School of Management.

 
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 •  Jordan Fithian
bu athletes    Class   Sophomore
bu athletes    Position   Forward
bu athletes    Height / Weight   6-6 / 245
bu athletes    Hometown   McPherson, Kan.
bu athletes    Previous School   McPherson
 
Coach Walker says:
“Jordan had a solid rookie campaign. We need ‘Fith’ to become a strong low post scorer and effective defender. His quality passing helps us run our offense.”