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#2 David Palmer

Height 6-9
Weight 240 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Antioch, Tenn.
Previous School Seton Hall
High School Oak Hill

Hawk-Item – – Redshirted in 2006-07 after transferring from Seton Hall.

2008-09 – – Started five times while playing in 19 of 32 games . . . led team in scoring twice and in rebounding in three games . . . eight points and three rebounds at Illinois . . . career-high two blocks against Michigan State . . . six points, tied a career-high with eight rebounds and had one blocked shot at Penn State . . . career-high 21 points and seven rebounds in win over Wisconsin . . . 19 points and eight rebounds, along with one blocked shot, in first career start at Purdue . . . three points (3-4 FT’s) and one rebound at Michigan . . . three points in win over Bryant . . . five points and six rebounds in win over Southeast Missouri State . . . four points and one rebound in win over Charleston Southern . . . two points and four rebounds in exhibition win.

2007-08 – – Played in 14 games, with no starts . . . averaged 0.9 points and 0.6 rebounds . . . two rebounds against Indiana . . . three points in win over Eastern Illinois . . . seven points vs. Wake Forest . . . three points vs. Bradley . . . three rebounds in exhibition win over Simpson College . . . eight rebounds and two assists in Blowout.

2005-06 – – Played his freshman season at Seton Hall . . . seeing action in 27 games . . . averaged three points and two rebounds in 9.7 minutes per game . . . recorded season-high 11 points and seven rebounds in win over Morgan State . . . totaled eight points vs. Villanova, North Carolina State and DePaul.

Prep School – – As a senior at Oak Hill, averaged 5.8 points and 5.8 rebounds while shooting 56% from the field . . . was a part-time starter for a team that was ranked as the top team in the nation, according to USA Today.

High school – – Played for three seasons at Antioch HS . . . averaged 14 points a game as a junior while playing only the final 10 games of the season after recovering from a broken ankle . . . competed in the 2003 Nike Hoop Jamboree and the 2003 Nike All-American Camp.

Personal – – Born 7/16/86 . . . open major . . . parents are Sharon and David Palmer . . . father played Division I basketball at Alcorn State (1982-96) . . . prep school coach was Steve Smith . . . high school coach was Barry Mangrum.

Career Bests

Points: 21 vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/09
Rebounds: 8, twice, last at Penn State, 1/24/09
FGM: 8 vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/09
FGA: 14 at Purdue, 1/18/09
3-PT. FG: 2, twice, last vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/09
3-PT. FGA: 4 vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/09
FTM: 3, three times, last vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/09
FTA: 5 vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/09
Assists: 1, three times, last vs. South Florida, 2/8/06
Steals: 1, eight times, last vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/09
Blocks: 2 vs. Michigan State, 1/29/09
Minutes: 33 vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/09

Palmer’s Career Stats

Year G/GS FG-A PCT 3-PT PCT FT-A PCT O-D-RB AVG PF-DI AS TO BK ST PTS AVG
*Fresh. 27/0 35-77 .455 0-1 .000 10-17 .588 25-28-53 2.0 52-0 3 10 5 5 80 3.0
Soph. 14/0 4-13 .308 2-5 .400 3-5 .600 2-6-8 0.6 13-0 0 6 0 2 13 0.9
Junior 19/5 25-53 .472 8-21 .381 20-29 .690 9-29-38 2.0 22-0 0 9 6 1 78 4.1
Career 60/5 64-143 .448 10-27 .370 33-51 .647 36-63-99 1.7 87-0 3 25 11 8 171 2.9
* — 2005-06 at Seton Hall