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Kent McCausland
Kent McCausland

Waterloo, IA

High School:
West HS


Hawk-Item -- Iowa's career leader in three-point field goal percentage at 45.3% (214-472)...ranks second in career three-pointers (214) and three-point attempts (472)...led the nation in three-point field goal percentage (.522, 70-134) and set Iowa record for single-season three-point percentage in 1997...tied single game record of 100% (5-5) vs. Western Illinois...earned Ed Steitz Award (three-point accuracy) from Basketball Hall of Fame and has uniform on permanent display in Springfield, Mass...ranks second in career three-pointers (155) and third in three-point attempts (331)...74 treys in 1998 ranks as 2nd best single-season mark at Iowa and 161 attempts ranks 4th best...59 three-point baskets in 1999 ranks 8th best for a single season and 140 three-point attempts ranks 7th best for single season.

1998-99: Co-Most Valuable Player and shared Captain's Award...played in all 30 games and was second in starts with 28...led team in free throw percentage (85.7%) and three-point percentage (42.1%)...nine points (3-7) and two steals vs. Connecticut...13 points (3-7 treys) in win over Alabama-Birmingham...17 points (5-9 treys), including all five three-pointers as Iowa rallied from 13-point deficit in second half vs. four steals to go with five points and two rebounds in win over Northwestern...eight points, three rebounds and two steals vs. Wisconsin...season-high 18 points at Illinois, hitting 5-8 FGs and 6-6 FTs...12 points and three assists vs. Minnesota, including three-pointer to give Iowa a 73-71 advantage in final two minutes...suffered ankle injury vs. Penn State...three points vs. Wisconsin while hampered by ankle injury...suffered ankle injury early in second half at Michigan State and did not return to action...15 points on 4-6 treys and 3-3 FTs at Ohio State...scored nine points straight points in two minutes to give Iowa a 66-65 lead...scored 15 points in each of Iowa's three wins over ranked opponents (Kansas, Indiana, Ohio State)...13 points (3-4 treys, 4-4 FTs), along with two assists and two steals in win over Illinois...12 points at Northwestern, hitting 4-6 FGs and 2-4 treys...15 points (5-9 FGs, 3-6 treys) and three rebounds vs. Indiana...nine points (3-5 treys) and four assists vs. Coppin State...15 points on 5-9 treys and three assists at Kansas...four of his three-pointers came in last eight minutes to lead Iowa rally...eight points in win at Drake, including decisive three-pointer with 17 seconds left to give Iowa 78-74 advantage...10 points and two assists vs. Creighton...nine points on 3-3 treys vs. Western Illinois, with four assists and one steal. Hit 10-10 three-pointers in three career meetings vs. Western Illinois.

1997-98: Nine points and four rebounds vs. Georgia...nine points and three assists in win over Indiana...14 points at Northwestern on perfect shooting night, hitting 4-4 treys and 2-2 FTs...16 points (6-10 FGs) and three rebounds in win over 5th-ranked Purdue...16 points and two rebounds in win over Ohio State...13 points, two rebounds and two assists vs. Minnesota...11 points at Michigan State, including career-high 5-6 FTs...nine points, including 3-4 FTs in final minute at Wisconsin...season-high 18 points on 6-8 treys at Missouri and matched season-high with four rebounds...hit three-pointer with two seconds left in regulation to give Iowa 70-69 lead and hit another with 21 seconds left in OT to give Iowa 79-78 advantage at Missouri...six three-pointers at Missouri ties seventh best single game effort at Iowa...nine points (3-4 treys) and four rebounds at Minnesota...eight points and three rebounds at Ohio State...nine points on three treys vs. Illinois...17 points, including 5-6 treys and 6-7 FGs vs. Bucknell...11 points and four rebounds vs. St. Bonaventure...17 points, hitting 5-6 treys, vs. Mayaguez...12 points and three rebounds in win over Weber State, hitting 4-6 three-point points and a blocked shot, the first of career, vs. Rice...15 points on 4-7 FGs and 4-4 FTs vs. Drake. Also had four assists and three steals...13 points, three assists and three steals vs. Long Island...12 points on four of seven treys vs. Chicago State.

1996-97: Averaged 8.6 points and 3.1 rebounds per game while shooting .478 from the field and .833 from the free throw line...played in 29 games and started 25 times...missed three games in Hawaii due to illness...70 three-pointers rank third best for a single season and 134 attempts is ninth best for single-season...nine points on 3-6 treys in NCAA loss to Kentucky...11 points and three assists in home win over Purdue...nine points (3-4 treys), four rebounds and three assists at Ohio State...18 points on 6-8 treys, and three assists at Michigan State...12 points, four rebounds and career-high five assists vs. Indiana...15 points on 5-6 three pointers at Michigan...11 points and three rebounds vs. Ohio State...11 points and five rebounds vs. Wisconsin, hitting 3-4 treys...16 points (5-7 FGs), including four three-pointers, while playing a career-high 35 minutes vs. Penn State...eight points and matched career-high with six rebounds vs. Northwestern and also had a career-high three steals...13 points, including three three-pointers vs. Cal State Northridge...tied career-high with six rebounds while adding 13 points vs. Missouri...earned all-tournament honors in Iowa's Super Chevy 20 points and career-high four assists vs. Grambling...hitting 7-19 FGs, including six of seven treys...13 points at Drake, hitting 4-6 FGs and 2-2 FTs in first action since opening game...matched career-high with six rebounds and hit 3-5 three-pointers...15 points in first career start vs. Western Illinois, equaling school record by hitting 5-5 treys.

1995-96: Averaged 2.7 points and 1.1 rebounds, hitting 13-14 10 points at Illinois, hitting 4-5 FGs and 2-3 points vs. Michigan State, hitting 2-2 FGs and 2-2 FTs...five points on 2-2 FGs vs. Northwestern...six points on 2-3 treys vs. Ohio State...eight points vs. Western Illinois, hitting 2-2 treys and 2-2 FTs...nine points and six rebounds vs. Texas Southern, hitting 3-6 FGs and 2-2 FTs...five points and three rebounds vs. East Tennessee State...four points, three rebounds and two assists vs. Drake, hitting 4-4 FTs...scored 26 points in first exhibition win, hitting 6-8 three-pointers.

1994-95: Redshirted.

High school -- Averaged 17 points, 5.1 rebounds and five assists as a senior...two-time first team all-conference and all-Metro and second team all-state...Metro MVP and first team academic all-MVC...holds school record for most career three-pointers (100)...played in Dr. Pepper All-Star Game and Starter Big Ten All-Star Game...had 11 points and seven rebounds in Big Ten All-Star Game...won three-point shooting contest at Future Stars camp...averaged 17 points, four rebounds and four assists as a senior and as a team, posted 15-5 mark and advanced to state tournament...shot 45% from three-point range and 80% from the foul line...averaged 19 points, three rebounds and four assists as junior, hitting 50% from three-point range and 84% from the foul line.

Personal -- Born 7/28/76...communications major...member of high school Honor Roll...father is a former Iowa basketball player...high school coach was Mike Hurn.

Fresh.	23/0	19-54	.352	11-37	.297	13-14	.929	25	1.1	7	13	0	2	62	2.7
Soph.	29/25	85-178	.478	70-134	.522	10-12	.833	29	3.1	45	37	0	19	250	8.6
Jun.	31/18	96-212	.453	74-161	.460	32-35	.914	67	2.2	42	49	1	20	298	9.6
Sen.	30/28	82-177	.463	59-140	.421	36-42	.857	47	1.6	42	32	1	21	259	8.6
Career	113/72	282-624	.452	214-472	.453	91-103	.883	228	2.0	136	131	2	62	869	7.7
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