Served as the Rams' starting point guard, playing in 30 games and starting 28 of them... At Montana (11/9) played CSU's first 40-minute game since Micheal Morris (11/19)... repeated the milestone with 40 minutes at North Dakota State (12/15)... Averaged 30.4 minutes per game...Wore a protective sleeve most of the season due to a shoulder injury that kept him out of the lineup for several conference games...Recorded at least three assists 16 times, averaging 2.8 per game...Had three consecutive games with five assists starting at North Dakota State (12/15)...Dished out a career-high nine assists against Tennessee State (11/17)...Recorded a career-high four steals against TCU (1/19)...Became the second CSU player on the season to make five three pointers by hitting 5-of-7 from beyond the arc at Nevada (12/19)...Made at least five field goals in 11 games during the season...Scored in double figures 14 times...Averaged 9.9 points per game, including a career high of 21 vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State(1/8)...Led the Rams in scoring with 16 points against Wyoming (2/27)...Finished the season shooting a team-high 89 percent from the free-throw line.
Helped lead Ohlone Junior College in Fremont, Calif., to a Coast Conference championship as well as an impressive 28-4 record...Averaged 11 points and four assists for the Renegades to earn first-team all-conference as well as conference MVP honors...Led Ohlone to the Elite 8 of the California State Community College Championships.
Had to sit out at Ohlone per NCAA transfer rules.
Averaged 17 points and nine assists at Norristown (Penn.) High School in his senior campaign for the 5A Eagles... Was named first-team all-area in both his junior and senior seasons... Helped lead the Eagles to two consecutive 17-plus-win seasons... Played under Mike Evans and Dana Johnson.
Born July 14, 1986, in Norristown, Penn...Son of Willis Gardner Jr. and Danza Merritt...Chose CSU over Temple, Wright State, Louisiana Tech, Loyola Marymount, LaSalle and Long Beach State...Favorite midnight snack is Cheetos and favorite food is pizza.
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Omogbo Named Mountain West Men's Basketball...
Senior forward with three straight double-doubles in last week's three victories for CSU
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CSU, currently on a six-game home winning streak dating back to last season, take on the Braves...
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CSU limits an opponent to under 40 percent on field goals for fourth time this year
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Recap: Rams Use Solid Shooting To Defeat...
CSU shoots better than 50 percent from the floor for the first time this season
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