Ron Howard

#30 Ron Howard

POS. G/F
HT. 6'5"
WT. 185
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Chicago, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Whitney Young [Marquette]

2004-2005: Earned Second Team All-Conference honors, averaging 13.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and team-leading 3.7 assists ... won Dick Koenig Assist Award ... winner of Homer W. Drew Sr. Memorial Most Improved Player Award ... averaged 16.6 pts. in league play, eighth in the Mid-Con ... 4.6 assists in conference play were fourth best ... 10th in Mid-Con, shooting 74.3% from the charity stripe ... dished out career-high 11 assists Jan. 22 at WIU ... scored career-high 25 points Jan. 27 against SUU ... scored 22 points on school-record 18 made free throws, Feb. 5 against Centenary.

2003-2004: Appeared in 19 games, averaging 5.8 points/game ... scored 15 points Dec. 10 at Wisconsin-Milwaukee ... had 14 points Dec. 30 against Liberty ... scored 13 points against Loyola (Ill.), Dec. 12 ... 76.5% free throw shooting was fourth on the team ... had five assists Dec. 28 against Louisiana-Lafayette.

2002-2003: Sat out season in accordance with NCAA transfer rules.

2001-2002 [Marquette]: Appeared in nine games for Marquette, scoring 16 total points on 6-of-10 shooting ... played alongside Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and Orlando Magic guard Travis Diener... Golden Eagles went 26-7, advancing to NCAA Tournament.

Prep: Ranked as the 98th best player in the nation by Hoop Scoop ... earned All-Conference, All-City, All-Area and Special Mention All-State honors as a senior at Whitney Young High School, averaging 17 points and five rebounds ... scored 14 points to help Chicago to a 104-93 win over New York in 2001 Wendy's All-Star Game ... played alongside New York Knicks center Eddy Curry on Illinois Warriors AAU team.

Personal: Ron is the son of Lorri Howard and Isom Bearden ... graduated in May 2005 with a degree in communications ... currently studying Sports Administration in graduate program ... born November 14, 1982.