Selected to the 2013 Preseason All-Big 12 Honorable Mention Team by the league coaches.
As A Junior (2012-13): Saw action in 33 games, including 26 starts, as a junior... All starts came in the last 26 games after the change to a four-guard lineup... Named All-Big 12 honorable mention by the league coaches... Named to the Fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Played 30 or more minutes in 13 games, including a career-best 38 minutes vs. La Salle (3/22/13) in the NCAA Tournament... Averaged 8.4 points on 45.2 percent shooting (104-of-230), including 43.6 percent (48-of-110) from 3-point range, with 3.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.1 steals in 25.9 minutes per game... Connected on 60 percent (21-of-35) from the free throw line... Ranked among the team's Top 5 in a number of statistical categories, including first in 3-point field goal percentage, second in assists, defensive rebounds and blocked shots and third in scoring, 3-point field goals made and attempted and steals... Also placed fourth in minutes per game, field goals made and rebounds per game... Registered the team's second-best assist-to-turnover ratio (2.08) and the 10th-best mark in school history... Led the team in scoring four times, including a season-best 19 points vs. No. 3/2 Kansas (1/22/13)... Also led the way with 17 points vs. La Salle (3/22/13) in the NCAA Tournament on 7-of-10 field goals... Posted 10 double-digit scoring efforts, including seven in Big 12 play... Connected on two or more 3-point field goals in 14 games, including a season-high six vs. Baylor (2/16/13)... Also tallied five treys vs. No. 3/2 Kansas (1/22/13)... Led the team in rebounding three times, including a season-best nine vs. Alabama-Huntsville (11/13/12)... Grabbed at least five rebounds in 10 other games... Paced the team in assists on eight occasions, including a season-high six vs. both South Dakota (12/31/12) and Texas (2/23/13)... Dished out four or more assists in seven contests... Tallied three or more steals in four games, including a season-best 4 vs. No. 14/13 Kansas (2/11/13)... Started all 18 Big 12 games, averaging 9.6 points on 43.7 percent shooting (62-of-142), including 44 percent (33-of-75) from 3-point range with 4.0 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.3 steals in 27.3 minutes per game... Connected on 68.2 percent (15-of-22) from the free throw line... Placed among the team's Top 5 in several conference-only statistics, including first in 3-point field goals made (33) and defensive rebounds (57), second in 3-point field goal percentage, assists and steals in third in scoring... Ranked in the Top 10 in three Big 12-only categories, including fourth in 3-point field goal percentage, eighth in steals and 10th in 3-point field goals per game... Made tremendous strides after the change to the four-guard lineup vs. Texas Southern (12/18/12), helping the Wildcats post 20 wins in their last 26 games... Averaged 9.0 points on 43.5 percent shooting (87-of-200), including 42.3 percent (41-of-97) from 3-point range, during this final 26-game stretch with 4.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.2 steals in 28.7 minutes per game... Ranked second on the team in field goals, 3-point field goals and assists and third in scoring during this stretch... Posted 15 points in a win over TCU (3/5/13) on 6-of-8 field goals... All 18 points vs. Baylor (2/16/13) came on a season-high six treys... Scored double-digit points in three consecutive games vs. Oklahoma (1/19/13), No. 3/2 Kansas (1/22/13) and Iowa State (1/26/13)... Averaged 14 points on 47.1 percent shooting and 6.0 rebounds in that three-game span... Capped a 17-point effort in a win at West Virginia (1/12/13) with the game-winning free throws with 21 seconds left... Also blocked the game-winning shot with one second left vs. the Mountaineers... Scored 12 points vs. South Dakota (12/31/12) on 5-of-7 field goals with a season-high six assists... Nearly tallied in his first career double-double vs. UAH (11/13/12) with 16 points and season-high 9 rebounds... Coached by Bruce Weber.
As A Sophomore (2011-12): Saw action in 32 games, including two starts, as a sophomore... His starts came against Loyola Chicago (11/14/11) and Howard (12/31/11)... Registered double-digit minutes in 21 games, including 11 in Big 12 play... Played 30 or more minutes in five games, including a season-best 37 minutes vs. Loyola Chicago (11/14/11)... Averaged 3.2 points on 37.3 percent shooting (38-of-102), including 24 percent (6-of-25) from 3-point range, with 2.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 16.8 minutes per game... Connected on 75 percent (21-of-28) from free throw line... Scored in 20 games, including a season-best 13 points vs. Texas Tech (2/7/12)... Grabbed at least five rebounds in six games, including season-high six rebounds vs. Loyola Chicago (11/14/11)... Dished out four or more assists in six contests, including six vs. UTEP (12/23/11), Howard (12/31/11) and Missouri (1/7/12)... Led the team in assists in seven games... Had at least one steal in 11 games, including a season-best two vs. Loyola Chicago (11/14/11) and Syracuse (3/17/12)... Posted at least two blocks in three games, including a season-high three vs. Loyola Chicago (11/14/11)... Saw action in all 18 Big 12 games, averaging 2.8 points on 38.5 percent shooting (20-of-52) with 1.8 assists and 1.4 rebounds in 14.4 minutes per game... Played in both NCAA Tournament games, averaging 10.5 minutes per game... Scored eight points on perfect 4-of-4 shooting vs. Iowa State (2/25/12)... Was a perfect 6-of-6 from free throw line with a season-high 13 points vs. Texas Tech (2/7/12)... Helped K-State knock off 7/6 Missouri with four points, five rebounds and six assists in 25 minutes... Notched 11 points in a win at Virginia Tech (12/4/11)... Opened the year with 11 points vs. Charleston Southern (11/11/11)... Coached by Frank Martin.
As A Freshman (2010-11): Saw action in 30 games, including 17 games, as a true freshman... His starts came in the last 17 games of the season, including both games in the NCAA Tournament... His start total ranked fifth on the team... Registered double-digit minutes in 15 games, including 12 in Big 12 play... Played 30 or more minutes twice, including a season-best 31 vs. Baylor (1/24/11)... Averaged 1.8 points on 33.9 percent shooting (19-of-56), including 27.3 percent (3-of-11) from 3-point range, with 2.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 12.6 minutes per game... Scored in 15 games, including a season-best 10 points against Utah State (3/17/11) in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament... Scored 47 of his 55 points in the last 17 games... Grabbed at least five rebounds in three games, including a season-best six games vs. Oklahoma (2/19/11)... Dished out four or more assists in five contests, including five against the Sooners... Led the team in assists in six games, including five times in Big 12 play... Had at least one steal in nine games, including two vs. Colorado (2/12/11) and No. 7/7 Texas (2/28/11)... Posted multiple blocks in five games with season-best three vs. Colorado (2/12/11) and No. 7/7 Texas (2/28/11)... Saw action in 15 Big 12 games, including 14 starts... Averaged 18.0 minutes per game in Big 12 play... Averaged 2.5 points on 35 percent shooting (14-of-40) in Big 12 play with 2.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game... Solid all-around in NCAA Tournament contest with Utah State (3/17/11) with 10 points, four rebounds and three assists in 25 minutes... Went 6-of-6 from the line against the Aggies... Had a tremendous all-around game in the win over No. 7/7 Texas (2/28/11), posting eight points on perfect shooting (2-of-2 from the field and 4-of-4 from free throw line) with five rebounds, four assists, three blocks and two steals in 24 minutes... Dished out four assists in win over No. 20/21 Missouri (2/26/11)... Tallied season-highs in both rebounds (six) and assists (five) vs. Oklahoma (2/19/11) to go with two steals... Collected four assists in win over Baylor (1/24/11) on ESPN's Big Monday in 31 minutes... Saw his first major minutes against Texas Southern (11/26/10) with three points, three rebounds, two blocks and one steal in 10 minutes... Scored his first points (three) vs. Presbyterian (11/18/10) to go with three rebounds and one steal... Saw first college action in win over No. 22/24 Virginia Tech (11/16/10)... Coached by Frank Martin. High School: Rated one of the top small forwards in the country, ranking as the No. 131 in the Rivals150 by Rivals.com... Ranked among the top-30 at his position by a number of outlets, including No. 25 by Rivals.com and No. 28 by Scouts, Inc. ... Named the No. 7 player in the city by NYCHoops.net... A two-year starter and letterman at now-defunct Rice High School in New York City, N.Y. ... Helped the Raiders to a 21-6 overall record and a final No. 4 ranking in the city by New York Post as a senior... Lost to Bishop Loughlin in the CHSAA Class AA intersectional semifinals, falling short in attempt to repeat as CHSAA champions... Named to the New York Post All-Manhattan team... Selected to the New York Daily News' All-Star second team... Averaged 7.6 points per game as a senior, which ranked third on the team... Played in the Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game at Madison Square Garden... Nominated for the McDonald's All-American Game... Helped the Raiders to a 25-3 record as a junior en route to the 2009 Class AA State Championship and a No. 15 national ranking... Played two seasons at All Hollows High School prior to transferring to Rice... Coached at Rice High School by current St. John's assistant coach Mo Hicks.
Personal: Shane D. Southwell was born Feb. 12, 1992 in New York, N.Y. ... Mother is Susan Southwell... Has a sister, Simone... Received scholarship offers from a number of schools, including Marquette, Providence, St. John's, South Carolina and Xavier... Third New York product and member of the AAU's New York Gauchos to play for the Wildcats in the past five seasons, joining former teammates Jordan Henriquez and Curtis Kelly... Once interviewed LeBron James for BET... Major is social science with emphasis in communication.