CAREER: Has played in every game of his first three seasons ... Served as a Team Captain the last two years ... Averaging 27.1 minutes per game over his career ... Ranks seventh on the Ole Miss all-time lists for both career 3-pointers (104) and 3-point percentage (.382) and is 10th in career assists (249); Is only the second Rebel ever to rank top-10 in all three categories, joining former teammate Aaron Harper (2001-04) ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll each of his three seasons.
2005-06 (JUNIOR): Selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District first team ... 2006 SEC Good Works Team recipient ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Named a Team Captain for the second straight year ... Started all 30 games ... Topped the Rebels in minutes (29.1), assists (2.9), 3-point percentage (.422) and 3-pointers made (49); Ranked third in scoring (8.6) ... Scored in double-figures 12 times ... Turned in 12 games with 4 or more assists, including six times in the final 10 games ... Led Ole Miss in snapping an eight-game skid to Mississippi State with a career-high 22 points and 4-of-7 treys along with 5 assists; Scored 17 in the second half and 7 in the final three minutes, including the decisive 3-pointer with 39 seconds remaining; Marked first career 20-point performance ... Dropped in a team-high 16 points, hitting 3-of-4 3s, with 6 rebounds in the season-opening win over Southern Utah ... Drilled 4-of-6 3-pointers and totaled 16 points and a career-best 4 steals vs. Centenary ... Posted 14 points and 4 assists at Tennessee ... 14 points and 5 assists vs. Western Carolina ... Clocked in with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists in the win over Arkansas (2/15) ... Turned in team-highs of 10 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists at Auburn (2/8) ... Scored 11 points in the road win over Alabama (1/7) ... 11 points and a career-high 9 assists at UIC ... Connected on 3-of-4 treys in scoring 11 points vs. Nicholls State ... Tallied 6 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists against Auburn at home (2/25) ... Posted 6 points and 6 assists vs. Kentucky at the SEC Tournament ... Made Chancellor's Honor Roll for Fall 2005.
2004-05 (SOPHOMORE): Named SEC Sixth Man of the Year by the league coaches ... Played in all 31 games with 10 starts ... Led team in assists (82) and was third in scoring (8.3) ... 12 double-figure scoring games ... In 21 games as the sixth man, he posted eight double-figure scoring games and seven games with 4 or more assists ... Named SEC Player of the Week (11/15) for his effort vs. South Carolina State ... Posted career-high 18 points in the season-opening win vs. South Carolina State; Also, added 5 boards and 4 assists ... Averaged 13.0 ppg and hit 7-of-13 threes (.538) over final three regular-season games ... Scored team-high 14 points and dished out 5 assists at Mississippi State (2/26) ... Team-high 13 points vs. Georgia ... Returned to the starting lineup at South Carolina and turned in 13 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists ... 12 points vs. LSU (3/2) ... 11 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds vs. Mississippi State (1/8) ... Posted near double-double at Vanderbilt with 9 points and team-highs of 9 rebounds and 4 assists; 9 rebounds was also a career-high ... 9 points and 4 assists at Alabama ... Totaled 13 points, while adding 4 assists, 5 boards and 2 steals, in win over Nicholls State ... Drilled three straight second-half threes to extend a 4-point lead to 13 in the win over Southeastern Louisiana; Finished with 13 points ... Member of the 2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2003-04 (FRESHMAN): Named to SEC All-Freshman Team (coaches) ... Started all 28 games of freshman campaign and was the only Rebel to start every game in 2003-04 ... Finished second on the team in assists (80) and third in scoring (5.4) ... Ranked second among SEC freshmen in assists at 2.86 per game ... Led the team or tied for the team-lead in assists 11 times ... Scored a season-high 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting vs. Mississippi State at home ... Had another solid outing against the Bulldogs in Starkville with 10 points and two steals ... Posted 11 points and four assists at Florida State and knocked down 3-of-4 three-pointers ... Totaled a season-high seven assists with no turnovers at Georgia ... Connected on 2-for-2 threes for six points and added five assists in the home win over Auburn ... Filled the stat line with seven points, three assists, three rebounds and three steals in helping Ole Miss to a home victory over Alabama ... Recorded six assists and no turnovers against Florida ... Posted 10 points and two threes at LSU ... Nine points, six assists in Rebel debut vs. Arkansas State ... Team-high five assists against Louisiana-Monroe ... Season-high five rebounds at Alabama ... His assist/turnover ratio of 2.35, would have been second in the SEC if his assist average had inched up the the league minimum of 3.00 assists per game (finished at 2.86) ... Had surgery to repair a chronically dislocated right shoulder following the season ... Distinguished on the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll for the Fall and the UMAA Honor Roll for the spring.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 28.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 5.7 assists as a senior ... Named to the Associated Press All-State second team and the Coaches All-State first team his senior season ... Earned City co-Player of the Year honors and was an Indianapolis Star Super Team selection in 2002-03 ... Named to the North-South and City-County All-Star squads as a senior ... Averaged 28.3 points as a junior ... Scoring averages junior and senior campaigns were among the top five in the state of Indiana ... Posted scoring averages of 19.4 points as a sophomore and 10.8 points as a freshman ... Finished prep career as Heritage Christian High School's all-time leading scorer ... Four-year member of the varsity team ... School posted a 62-27 record during his four years ... Also played tennis.
PERSONAL: Full name is Todd Jackson Abernethy ... Born July 24, 1984 ... Son of Tom and Susie Abernethy ... Majoring in Banking and Finance ... Father, Tom, played his collegiate basketball career at Indiana, and was a member of the 1976 Hoosier squad that went 32-0 and won the NCAA title ... That 1976 Indiana team is the last to go undefeated throughout an entire season ... Brothers played basketball at the NAIA level ... Was named Homecoming King at Heritage Christian.
WHAT HAPPENED VS. KENTUCKY: On four days' rest, junior right-hander Mike Mayers pitched a gem, giving up one run (unearned) on six hits with two walks and seven strikeouts in 6.1 innings of work, as No. 6 seed Ole Miss... read more
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No. 6 Ole Miss (36-20, 15-15 SEC) vs. No. 11 Kentucky (30-24, 11-19 SEC) May 22 | 9:30 a.m. | Hoover, Ala. | Fox Sports Net/ESPN3 UM Jr. RHP Mike Mayers (4-5, 3.21 ERA) vs. UK Sr. LHP Jerad Grundy... read more
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