Open mobile menu

#1 Iman Shumpert

Iman Shumpert - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Turned pro following 2010-11 season
Experience 3 VL
Height 6-5
Weight 212
Hometown Oak Park, Ill.
Last School Oak Park-River Forest
Iman Shumpert - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Career Notes

One of the ACC’s top defensive players over his final two years, decided to forego his senior year and enter the NBA Draft … Usually drew the defensive assignment on the team’s top wing scorer … Versatile and durable guard with the skills to play both the point and the wing.

Surpassed 1,000 points in his career when Tech played Florida State on Feb. 10 … Finished his career in 32nd place with 1,166 points … Had 55 double-digit games in his career … Reached 11th place on Tech[apos]s career list for assists (382) and 4th in steals (207) … Recorded the 4th triple-double in Tech history Jan. 25 vs. Virginia Tech (22 pts, 12 reb, 11 ast) and the first for a Tech player in an ACC game … Had 7 career double-doubles, including 5 as a junior in points and rebounds, 2 during his freshman year in points and assists.

2010-11 Game-by-Game Statistics

Second-team All-ACC and a member of the conference[apos]s all-defensive team … Became the 7th player in ACC history to lead his team in scoring, rebounding and assists … Was the 4th to lead in those three categories and steals … Ranked 4th in the ACC in scoring, 15th in rebounds, 10th in FG and FT pct., 1st in steals (7th in the nation) … Averaged 18.8 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 3.6 apg vs. the ACC … In ACC games only, he was 2nd in scoring, 15th in rebounds, 10th in assists, FG and FT pct., 1st in steals …Successfully defended some of the opponents[apos] top scorers this year, holding players like Virginia Tech[apos]s Malcolm Delaney, UTEP[apos]s Randy Culpepper and Richmond[apos]s Kevin Anderson (A-10 player of the year) well under their season scoring averages.

His game against Virginia Tech on Jan. 25 was one of Tech[apos]s most dominating performances ever … Along with his triple-double and 7 steals, held Delaney 10 pts under his scoring average (8 pts, 3-11 FG, 8 turnovers) … Named ACC Player of the Week for that effort … Scored in double figures in 29 games, including his last 16 in a row … Scored 20 or more 11 times … Matched his career-high of 30 against North Carolina, one year to the day after he scored 30 against the Tar Heels in Chapel Hill.

Had 4 double-doubles in points and rebounds other than his game against Virginia Tech … Challenged for a triple-double against Charlotte (28 pts, 9 reb, 8 ast) … Led Tech in free throws made and attempted by a wide margin, more than doubling his sophomore year totals … Scoring average increased by 7.3 ppg over his sophomore year (4th-best mark in the ACC), rebound average up 2.3 per game … Dean[apos]s List for the fall semester.

2009-10 Game-by-Game Statistics

Started every game of his career until Dec. 5 against USC … Underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a damaged meniscus in his right knee on Dec. 3 and missed Tech[apos]s next six games … Brilliant offensively at times after his return on Jan. 2 at Charlotte, but inconsistent … Followed two straight scoreless games against Wake Forest and North Carolina with 17 points at Maryland and 24 against Boston College.

Had five double-digit games in the final 10 games, including two in the ACC Tournament (14 vs. Maryland, 12 vs. Duke) … Named to the ACC All-Tournament second team after averaging 10.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists in four games … Had double-digits back-to-back at Virginia (15) and North Carolina (career-high 30) in mid-January, as well as in games against Florida State (10) and Wake Forest (11) in late January … Then scored 31 total points in the next six games before Maryland.

Tech[apos]s third-leading scorer overall (10.0 ppg), and in ACC games (11.1 ppg) … Scored in double digits 12 times, eight of them in ACC play … Performance at UNC was the best of his career, including 10-of-17 shooting from the floor, 3-of-5 on threes, 7-of-9 from the foul line … Eighth in the ACC in assist average for conference games only (4.1 pg) and eighth for all games (4.0 pg) … Second in the ACC in steals (1.9 pg) for all games and for conference games only (1.9 pg) … Averaged a team-high 30.1 minutes, 30.4 in ACC games.

2008-09 Game-by-Game Statistics

Tech[apos]s fourth-leading scorer for the season, both overall and in ACC games … In ACC games, he averaged 10.5 ppg, hitting 34.5 percent of his three-point attempts … Had 16 double-figure scoring games this season … Went scoreless once at North Carolina (0-for-6 FG, 4 assists) on Feb. 28 … Averaged 11.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and made 8-of-14 shots from the floor in two ACC Tournament games … Tied for first in the ACC in steals (2.1 pg) … Had 22 in his last seven games, including a career-best six against Clemson on Feb. 22 and six in two ACC Tournament games.

Scored a career-high 22 points Jan. 17 at NC State, and scored 18 points on two occasions (Vanderbilt, Virginia) … Fourth in the ACC and 45th nationally in assist average (5.0 pg) … Had three double-digit assist games, 12 vs. Penn State, 11 vs. Georgia State, 10 vs. Alabama, as well as six other games with six or more … Third among ACC freshmen in scoring average, first in assists and second in minutes played … Second on Tech chart for minutes played (31.6 overall, 32.3 in ACC games) … His 154 assists were Tech[apos]s 20th-best mark for a single season.

Hit the game-winning and game-tying baskets in the final 19 seconds of Tech[apos]s 76-74 victory over No. 6 Wake Forest on Jan. 31 … ACC Rookie of the Week on Dec. 8 for his performances against Penn State and Vanderbilt … Key figure in win over Vanderbilt with a 18 points and six assists (11-of-14 FT) … His 12 assists against Penn State, most for a Tech player since Jarrett Jack[apos]s 12 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff in 2002 … Also scored 14 points against the Nittany Lions for his first career double-double … Played a team-high 43 minutes in Tech[apos]s OT victory at Mercer, scoring 11 of his 13 points after halftime … Played 42 minutes in OT loss at NC State.

High School

Named to play in the McDonald[apos]s All-American game, the 16th Tech player to do so, and was a third-team Parade magazine All-American … Two-time, first-team all-state performer in Illinois … First-team all-state player at Oak Park and River Forest High School who also was one of the nation[apos]s top 30 seniors … Rated No. 15 among the nation[apos]s senior players by and No. 26 by … Helped OPRF to three conference titles and was named conference MVP as a junior and senior … Averaged 15.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists as a senior … Also named to play in the Jordan Capital Classic … Averaged 15 points his junior season before missing the latter part of the season recovering from a broken elbow … Grew from 5-7 as a freshman to 6-2 as a sophomore, and made a similar leap from being an unheralded guard to a top national prospect in the last year.


Full name is Iman (pronounced ee-MON) Asante Shumpert … Born June 26, 1990 … Son of Odis and L[apos]Tanya Shumpert … Mother is an adjunct professor of art and design at Columbia College in Chicago, father is an insurance broker … Likes creative writing and broadcast journalism … Majoring in Sociology.

Shumpert[apos]s Career Statistics
Shumpert in ACC Games
Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Legends Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Partner of Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets