3 - Justin Burrell
Justin Burrell
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dumfries, Va.
High School: Potomac
Position: G

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• Returns to the starting lineup at point guard
• Quick player who handles the ball well
• Can make the open jump shot, and also create off the dribble and get into the lane
• Has outstanding speed
• Provides a spark on the defensive end, with his ability to pressure the basketball

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012-2013:
• Served as one of the team’s tri-captains
• Started all 30 games on the year
• Averaged 12.1 points, 3.7 assists and 2.0 rebounds per game
• Made 91.3 percent of his free throws (63 of 69) and 38.3 percent of his three-point field goals (41 of 107) on the year
• Broke the school single-season record for free throw percentage
• Posted a 1.3-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio
• Led the Patriot League in free throw percentage, while standing fourth in assists, seventh in assist-to-turnover ratio, 11th in three-point field goal percentage, 13th in scoring and 13th in three-point field goals made
• Ranked 188th in the nation in assists
• Led the team in assists 18 times, scoring 10 times, steals six times, rebounding once and blocks once
• Scored in double-figures 19 times, including two 20-point games
• Earned Patriot League Player of the Week honors on Dec. 10
• Selected as the ECAC Player of the Week on Dec. 11
• Named to the Liberty Tax Classic All-Tournament team
• Led the team with 30 points, five assists and three rebounds in the victory at Sacred Heart, while hitting 11 of 15 field goal attempts
• Finished with 29 points and four assists in the win over Columbia
• Totaled 19 points, six assists and two steals in the home game with Lafayette, hitting eight of 11 field goals and three of five three-pointers
• Recorded 19 points and four assists in the win over Dartmouth
• Posted 17 points, three assists and two rebounds against Yale
• Led team with 17 points and three rebounds vs. Texas-San Antonio
• Finished with 16 points and three assists at Bucknell
• Led the team with 16 points at Lehigh
• Recorded 16 points and four assists in the win over Morgan State
• Posted 15 points, two rebounds and two assists in win at San Francisco
• Had 15 points and six rebounds in season opener at Old Dominion, including a key three-pointer with 36.1 seconds remaining
• Led team with 14 points and five assists in the home victory over Navy
• Tallied 14 points, six assists and three rebounds against Army
• Totaled 13 points, two rebounds and two assists at Harvard
• Posted 12 points, seven assists and two rebounds at Army
• Posted 12 points and five assists at St. John’s
• Posted 11 points, three rebounds and three assists against Bucknell
• Totaled 10 points, five assists and two rebounds at Lafayette
• Totaled 10 points and three assists at Hartford
• Had nine points and five assists at Colgate
• Recorded eight points, nine assists and three rebounds at American

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-2012:
• Selected as the Patriot League Rookie of the Year, in addition to being named to the Patriot League All-Rookie team
• Named to the College Insider Mid-Major Freshman All-America team
• Earned Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors three times (on Dec. 5, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20)
• Started all 29 games on the season
• Averaged 7.4 points, 3.7 assists, 2.0 rebounds and 0.8 steals per contest
• Hit 77.4 percent of his free throws (65 of 84), and posted a 1.71-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio
• Ranked second in the Patriot League in assists, third in assist-to-turnover ratio, ninth in free throw percentage and 27th in scoring
• Finished 145th in nation in assist-to-turnover ratio and 193th in assists
• Led the team in assists 19 times, in steals six times, in scoring twice and in rebounding once
• Scored in double-figures 10 times on the season
• Led the team with 17 points, four rebounds and four assists at Navy
• Had 16 points, three rebounds and two assists in the win at Lafayette
• Led the team with 15 points and three assists in the win over Bucknell, and received the Martin J. O’Malley Award as the Most Valuable Player of Holy Cross’ Winter Homecoming Game
• Had 15 points, six assists, two rebounds and two steals at Providence
• Recorded 13 points and two assists in the victory over New Hampshire
• Totaled 12 points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals in the victory over San Francisco
• Recorded 10 points, five assists and two rebounds in the win at Colgate
• Posted 10 points, six assists and two steals in the win over Sacred Heart
• Finished with 10 points, six assists and three rebounds vs. Hartford
• Had 10 points, three assists and two steals at the College of Charleston
• Finished with nine points and two assists at American
• Posted eight points, three boards and three assists in win over American
• Had eight points, seven assists and three rebounds in win over Lehigh

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played one postgraduate year for head coach Ed Huckaby at Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro, Va.
• Graduated from Potomac High School in 2010, where he played for head coach Keith Honore
• During his senior season at Potomac, averaged 20.0 points, 8.0 assists and 4.0 steals per game
• Earned second team All-State honors, and was also a second team All-Metro selection by the Washington Post in 2009-2010
• Named the 2009-2010 Cardinal District Player of the Year
• Played in the Capitol Classic and the Virginia State All-Star Game
• Also played AAU ball for Boo Williams and D.C. Assault

PERSONAL:
• Son of Claude and Letitia Burrell
• Has one sister (Janai)
• Majoring in Political Science

 

Burrell's Career Statistics

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds   
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg  
2011-12   29-29   809/27.9   63-206  .306   23-75   .307   65-84   .774   8-50    58  2.0  46-0  106  62   0  22  214/7.4  
2012-13   30-30   897/29.9  129-320  .403   41-107  .383   63-69   .913   9-50    59  2.0  58-0  110  85   2  14  362/12.1 
TOTAL     59-59  1706/28.9  192-526  .365   64-182  .352  128-153  .837  17-100  117  2.0 104-0  216 147   2  36  576/9.8