0 Umar Shannon
0 Umar Shannon
Height: 5-11
Weight: 176
Year: Graduate Student
Hometown: Atlantic City, N.J.
High School: Atlantic City (Saint Francis U)
Position: Guard

Before Quinnipiac:
Graduated from Saint Francis University in 2013 … One of the top guards in the Northeast Conference during his stint with the Red Flash … Averaged 9.0 points and 1.2 assists per game in his rookie season before emerging into one of the NEC’s top scorers as a sophomore … Averaged 15.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game en route to All-NEC and All-NABC All-District 18 Second Team honors in 2010-11 ... Posted double-digits in 23 of the 30 games he played in, which included a career-high of 30 at Sacred Heart on Jan. 11, 2011 … Named preseason second team All-NEC by College Sports Madness in 2011-12 … Netted 26 points against VCU – a team that was fresh off an NCAA Final Four bid … Red-shirted the remainder of the season after sustaining an injury … Averaged 11.2 points, 3.3 assists and 2.3 rebounds per game in 2012-13 season. 

Before College:
Shannon averaged 21.0 points, 4.0 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game as a senior under head coach Eugene Allen at Atlantic City High School ... Named New Jersey state MVP ... Averaged 27.0 points per game during playoffs as a senior, leading ACHS to the state semifinals ... Finished career with 1,006 points as a three-year letter-winner ... Led Atlantic City to a 20-10 season during his junior campaign, averaging 16.9 points, 5.3 assists, 3.7 rebounds, and 2.3 steals per game … Guided the Vikings to the South Jersey championship in Group 4, the largest in the state of New Jersey … Had 17.3 points per game during the playoffs.

Son of Lateefah Shannon and Leon Scott ... Brothers and sisters include Maleeka Scott, Zayd Scott, Ahmad Shannon, Kareena Miles, Jermani Scott, and Krissette.