As a Junior (2004-05): Returns to run the point -guard position for the second straight season... will share the point duties with Roderick Epps and Brady Dawkins... started 27 games as a junior... ranked 11th in SLC in assists with 3.25 per game... led the Mavs in steals with 33... Was second on team in scoring at 12.0 per game... led Mavs in scoring five times during season, including career-high 24 points at Texas on Dec. 15, 2004... scored in double figures 17 times during season... led SLC in three-point field goal percentage 50.6% (43 of 85)... was fourth in the SLC in free three percentage at 83.3% (100 of 120)... averaged 15.6 points per game in non-conference and 9.6 in league games... shot 57.0 percent (57 of 100) from field in non-conference play while 39.8% (39 of 98) during league regular season.
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.