5 Shaq Shannon
5 Shaq Shannon
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Communications Tech (CSJC)
Position: Guard

As a Junior in 2012-13:
Appeared in 29 games for the Bobcats, including three starts … Averaged 6.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.24 assists per game … Connected on 36 percent (61-168) of his field goal attempts, including 34 percent (31-90) from long-range, which was third-best on the team … Made 74 percent (40-54) of his attempts from the free-throw line … Corralled 17 steals and blocked four shots through the season … Posted nine points, four assists and one rebound in his first game with the Bobcats against American (11/12) … Scored eight points and dished out four assists in an overtime win against Iona in the Paradise Jam (11/16) … Finished with seven points and seven assists against Lehigh (11/27) … Grabbed six rebounds to go along with three points in a win over Colgate (12/5) … Posted eight points, seven rebounds and four assists in a win at Albany (12/21) … Finished with 11 points and five rebounds at Hampton (1/14) … Set a career-high of 18 points, including 6-of-10 from behind the arc, to go along with five rebounds and four assists in a win over CCSU (1/24) … Compiled 12 points and six rebounds in a win over Fairleigh Dickinson (1/26) … Scored 10 points in a win at Wagner (2/2) … Matched his career-high with 18 points, six assists and four rebounds in a win over Monmouth (2/7) … Posted 11 points and four rebounds in a win at Sacred Heart (2/21) … Recorded 16 points, snared seven rebounds and matched a career-high of seven assists in a win over Bryant (2/23) … Compiled seven points and a career-high of 12 rebounds in regular-season finale at LIU Brooklyn (3/2) … Finished with eight points, three rebounds and three assists in NEC Quarterfinals at LIU Brooklyn (3/6).

Before Quinnipiac:
Led Connors State Junior College to a 22-7 record and a trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region II Tournament Quarterfinals … Named to the NJCAA All-Conference Third Team … Led the team in three-point field goal percentage (56 percent), and ranked second in field goal percentage (52 percent) and free-throw percentage (75 percent) … Averaged 11.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game … Attended Communications Technology High School prior to CSJC for four years … Led the Blue and Gold to a Public League Championship in 2008 … Was named to the Public Division C All-League First Team, the Daily News All-City Team and the Daily News All-Public Third Team in his senior season … Also a member of the track and field and cross country teams … The Class of 2012 Salutatorian.

The son of Christine Heard … Born in Philadelphia, Pa. … Has five brothers, Avery, Aaron, Clifford, Dahaven and Xavier … Majoring in history.

Career Stats
 Total Field Goals3-Pt Field GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsAssistsBlocksStealsPointsTO
Shannon, ShaqJr.2012-13G6-129611680.36331900.34440540.7411043.586652.24140.138170.5861936.65551
Career Totals----29611680.36331900.34440540.7411043.586652.24140.138170.5861936.65551