2011-12 (SENIOR): Played in 13 games with three starts (SMU, at LSU, Alabama) ... Averaged 1.0 points and 1.7 rebounds in 7.1 minutes per outing ... 3 points, 5 rebounds against Grambling in his season debut ... SEC season bests of 4 points and 4 boards at LSU (1/7).
2010-11 (JUNIOR): Played in 33 games with a pair of starts (#24 Georgia, California) ... Posted season averages of 3.2 points and 3.8 rebounds in 17.5 minutes per contest ... Second on the team with a 55.4 field-goal percentage ... Season-high 10 points (5-6 FGs) with 5 boards at SMU ... Had a spectacular put-back dunk off a missed 3-pointer against the Mustangs ... Scored 8 points (4-5 FGs) and grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds vs. MSU (1/13) ... Closed the season with two straight 7-rebound efforts in the SEC Tournament game vs. #15 Kentucky and the NIT first round game at California ... Missed the ETSU game due to a sick stomach ... 8 points (4-4 FGs) and 10 rebounds vs. Alcorn State.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Averaged 13 points and 8 rebounds at Chipola College (Marianna, Fla.), coached by former Ole Miss operations assistant Jake Headrick.
HIGH POINT 2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Started 23 of 28 games and posted 6.9 points and 5.6 boards per contest for coach Bart Lundy at High Point University ... Second on the team in rebounding and blocked shots (24) ... Tabbed the Big South Freshman of the Week after scoring 13 points with 7 rebounds at No. 23 Minnesota and posting a double-double with 17 points and 13 boards against Coastal Carolina.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time Class 4A All-State selection at Hillcrest High School, coached by Reggie Choplin ... Region Player of the Year as a junior when he averaged 16.5 points and 9 rebounds per game ... Also lettered in track and field ... Academic honor society member.
PERSONAL: Full name is Steadman Joseph Short ... Born Dec. 9, 1989 ... Son of Joey and Lawaynia Short ... Earned a bachelor's degree in general studies ... Chose the Rebels over Marquette and Maryland.
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