|20 Shamarr Bowden|
More than 50 current and former student-athletes eligible to participate in commencement exercises
Maurice Kemp scores 23 points for Pirates in 72-63 victory.
Ty Armstrong scored 18 points to lead six East Carolina players in double figures
Shamarr Bowden and Maurice Kemp led East Carolina with 11 points each.
Played in 53 games during his two-year ECU career with 28 starts ... Averaged 6.5 points, 1.0 rebounds and 18.6 minutes per game ... Finished ranked 10th on the school's all-time 3-point percentage list (.382) ... Scored double figures in 15 games ... Began his collegiate career at UNC Charlotte where he missed the 2008-09 season due to injury before returning to the 49ers for the 2009-10 season ... Played his sophomore season at Chipola College, averaging nine points, four rebounds and two assists per game.
As A Senior (2012-13)
2012-13 Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 25 games, making five starts ... Missed six games from Feb. 20 - March 14 due to injury ... Averaged 4.6 points, 0.7 rebounds and 15.2 minutes per game ... Scored double figures in four games ... Made multiple 3-pointers in seven games ... Shot 34.1 percent behind the arc (28-82) and 36.3 percent overall from the field (37-102) ... Netted a season-high 16 points at home against UCF ... Dropped in 15 points versus St. Andrews, setting the school record for most 3-pointers made without a miss (5) ... Had 11 points on the road against Memphis and 10 at Georgia State ... Dished out a career-high nine assists against Methodist ... Sank 2-of-4 3-point attempts against North Carolina ... Was 2-for-2 behind the arc against Massachusetts ... Sank 3-of-5 3-point field goal attempts against N.C. Wesleyan ... Made a trio of 3 pointers at Memphis to lead the Pirates in scoring ... Buried 4-of-9 3-pointers against UCF, three in the final eight minutes of regulation and one in overtime ... Credited with a career-high three steals at UCF.
As A Junior (2011-12)
2011-12 Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in each of the first 28 games before missing the last three due to injury ... Made 20 consecutive starts before suffering a season-ending injury ... Averaged 8.3 points and 1.3 rebounds per game ... Scored double figures in 11 games ... Netted a career-high 27 points against UAB, going 7-of-11 behind the arc ... His seven made 3s against UAB, were the most by any player in a C-USA game during the season ... Nearly 75 percent (.746) of his made field goals were 3-point field goals (59 of 79) ... Ranked third in Conference USA in 3-point field goal percentage (.404) ... Averaged 2.1 3-point field goals per game, fifth-most in C-USA ... Drilled three of more 3-point field goals in a game 10 times ... Sank five 3s against Coastal Carolina and again versus N.C. Central ... Shot over 35 percent behind the arc in nine games with at least five 3-point attempts ... Dished out a career-best 4 assists against UCF ... Played 30 or more minutes in five games, including career-high 37 against UAB.
At Chipola College (2010-11)
Second-Team All-Panhandle Conference ... Helped team compiled a 26-5 record ... Led the Indians to the Panhandle Conference championship.
At Charlotte (2009-10)
Played in 15 games, averaging 5.7 points and 10.2 minutes per game ... Twenty-five of his 28 field goals made were 3-pointers ... Connected on 31.6 percent (25-79) of his 3-point field goal attempts ... Scored double figures in three games ... Dropped in 21 points in the collegiate debut against UNC Asheville, sinking six 3-pointers ... Scored 17 points, going 5-of-12 beyond the arc, in 13 minutes to lead the 49ers to an upset victory at No. 18 Louisville ... Netted 11 points against Gardner-Webb ... Was a perfect 5-of-5 from the free throw line during the season ... Was the team's leading scorer during its 2008 Tour of Canada, averaging 14.0 points per game.
Played two years at the Miller (Va.) School ... Averaged 17.0 points as senior and 20.7 as a junior ... Led the Mavericks to a 26-4 mark as a senior, including an unbeaten league ledger ... Named first-team all-state, all-conference and all-area ... Led the team to a 22-7 mark as a junior ... Attended Greensboro (NC) Grimsley High School for three years prior to transferring to the Miller School ... A three-year letterman, he started in both the 10th and 11th grade ... Averaged 20.0 points as junior and 16.0 as a sophomore ... Named first-team all-area and all-conference both seasons.
Son of Sherman and Songia Bowden ... Born June 1, 1989 ... Academic major is communication ... Has two older brothers, Nick and Prince, and an older sister, Cassie ... His father played basketball at UNC Greensboro.