0 Eric Webb
|Hometown:||Grand Rapids, Minn.|
|High School:||Grand Rapids H.S.|
GENERAL: Savvy, sharpshooting guard who will help comprise a contingent of four returning starters...will see most of his time on the wing again this year...excellent ballhandler, passer, and shooter...heads into the season with 950 career points...poised to become the 36th player in school history to crack the 1,000-point plateau...already owns Furman's career record for most 3-pointers made (205), and with 519 career 3-point attempts is only 12 shy of the career standard currently held by Karim Souchu (2000-03)..career 39.5 3-point shooting percentage would rank second all-time...also owns Furman's season free throw shooting percentage standard (86.0 percent), which he set during the 2005-06 season, breaking the previous standard (85.7percent) by Jerry Smith (1962-63)...career 80.5 percent free throw percentage rate would place him fourth all-time at FU...also appears poised to also finish his Paladin tenure among the school's all-time leaders in assists (currently ninth with 283) and steals (currently 17th with 104). AS A JUNIOR (2005-06): Started in all 28 games and averaged 12.8 ppg while contributing in 89 assists and 35 steals...scoring average trailed only Robby Bostain (14.1 ppg)...led Furman and ranked fourth in the SoCon in 3-point field goal percentage (69x166, 41.6 percent)...led the SoCon and established a new Furman season record for free throw percentage (74x86, 86.0 percent)...hit 49 of his season's first 52 free throws (94.2 percent)...converted 24 straight free throws during one stretch (Dec. 18-Jan. 30)...recorded back-to-back 21-point performances against Vanderbilt (81-60 loss) and Texas Tech (83-74 loss)...had a pair of season high 23-point outings versus Sewanee (99-69 win) and South Carolina State (75-64), with the latter earning him MVP honors in the Jack-In-The-Box Holiday Classic...had six assists in 66-63 win at Georgia Southern, helping Furman snap the Eagles' 18-game home winning streak...hit five 3-pointers in four contests, including an 81-57 triumph over The Citadel. AS A SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Saw action in all 29 games and earned 24 starts, helping Furman to a 16-13 record its first winning Southern Conference season (9-7) since 1991-92...teamed with Tony Carter and Robby Bostain in forming a 3-point shooting squad that topped the SoCon and rank 13th nationally (39.4 percent)...team also paced the league in field goal percentage (46.9 percent) and set a new school record for 3-pointers made (267)...converted 77-of-200 treys (38.5 percent)...averaged 10.8 points per game and led the team in assists (108)...ranked third in steals (42)...drained a game winning 12-foot jump shot with nine seconds remaining in Furman's 72-68 win over UNC Asheville...connected on 8-of-12 3PFGs on the way to a season high 27-points versus Virginia Intermont (126-33 win)...had 20 points (8x10 FTs) in an 83-59 win over The Citadel...recorded a career high 10 assists in a 71-51 win over Elon. AS A FRESHMAN (2003-04): Enjoyed a strong inaugural season, registering playing time in all 29 games and averaging 9.6 ppg -- the fourth highest scoring total among SoCon freshmen...solid play helped Furman to a 17-12 record and 8-8 league mark ...finished second on the team in assists with 86...also ranked as Furman's second most proficient 3-point shooter (38.6 percent, 59x153), trailing only All-SoCon performer Maleye Ndoye's 43.6 percent clip...led Furman in free throw shooting with an 82.1 percentage (46x56)...most impressive performance of the season came in a 94-84 loss to East Tennessee State in SoCon Tournament quarterfinal action, scoring a season high 28 points (20 in first half)...28 points were the most by a SoCon freshman in 2003-04...ripped the nets on 6x8 three-pointers on the way to a 20-point performance in a 70-68 loss at Ohio State...delivered late three-pointers to key Furman victories over College of Charleston (58-57), Wofford (77-73), and Georgia Southern (77-72)...win over Georgia Southern snapped the Eagles' 13-game winning streak...tallied a season high nine assists in 92-56 victory over Lipscomb in Jack In The Box-Furman Holiday Classic championship game. HIGH SCHOOL: 2003 graduate of Grand Rapids High School, where he played for Dan Elhard his senior year...starred as a point guard, helping his team to a 23-3 record and 3A state tournament quarterfinal finish...averaged an impressive 28.8 points per game, as well as 10.0 assists and 5.0 steals per game as a senior en route to earning Duluth News Tribune and Mesabi Daily News Player-of-the-Year honors for a second straight season...shot 47.0 percent from 3-point range (113x239) was a finalist for Minnesota Mr. Basketball and Minnesota High School All-Star game pick in 2003...two-time Minnesota Basketball News and Associated Press All-State selection...four-time Iron Range All-Conference choice...scored a career high 43 points versus Minnetonka as senior...connected on 36 straight free throws at one point...in all set 12 school records during his prep career, including points (2,116), assists (764), and steals (344)...recipient of Outstanding Senior Award.