As a sophomore: Ineligible during the fall semester after transferring from Niagara University in 2002-03... averaged 5.9 points in 23 games... played 23.3 minutes per game the last nine games... averaged 10.4 points, 3.2 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game the last 10 games of the season... scored career-high 20 points at Texas-San Antonio on Feb. 18... scored double figures four times during final 10 games of season... was fifth on team in three-pointers made (11) and percentage (.306) and free throw percentage (.772)... tied for third on squad with 42 assists and was third in steals (24).
Prior to UTA: Averaged 1.0 points and 0.5 assists per game at Niagara... Dean's List.
High school: Averaged 17.0 points, 4.0 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game at Bowie High School... a two-time first-team all-District 6-5A... named to the all-area squad three times and a two-time second-team all-Region I... a two-time all-district defensive back for the Bowie H.S. football team... finished in Top 25 in class and was named to Who's Who Among High School Students in 2001... reunited with former prep head coach Reggie Brown.
Personal: Born June 15, 1984, is the son of Lovie and Keith Howell Sr... brother Keith Jr., played on Maverick basketball team... majoring in communication technology.
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