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2006-2007 Men's Basketball Roster


Calvin O'Neil

Class: SO
Position: G
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190 pounds
Previous School: Lutheran Christian Academy
Hometown: Newark, N.J.

SCOUTING REPORT: Skilled wing player who will battle for increased playing time this season. Has good size to go along with toughness and maturity. Needs to step up for the Blue Raiders this season. Played his best basketball down the stretch in 2005-06 and factored heavily into the team's late surge. Could be on the brink of a breakout season.

2005-06 (FRESHMAN)
Sidelined four weeks early in the season with a stress fracture in left foot suffered against Indiana State (11/26/05) ... Earned first career start against South Dakota State ... Collected career high six rebounds against South Dakota State ... Enjoyed the best game of his Blue Raider career at Florida International (02/04/06) with career highs for points (11), field goals made (3), free throws made (5), rebounds (6), and minutes played (22) ... Hit the deciding two free throws with 21 seconds remaining ... Tied career high with three streals against Denver (02/11/06) ... Led team in rebounding for the first time with four against Denver ... Minutes increased significantly in last 11 games.

LUTHERAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Attended Lutheran Christian Academy, a highly-regarded prep school in Philadelphia, Pa., for two seasons and helped lead the team to a No. 3 national ranking and a 34-3 record in 2004-05 ... Averaged 16 points, six rebounds, four steals, four assists and two blocks per game on a Lutheran Christian squad that averaged 112 points per game and had 10 Division I signees.

EAST SIDE HIGH SCHOOL
Attended East Side High School in Newark N.J., for three seasons before transferring to Lutheran Christian Academy ... Helped lead team to a state championship, two county championships and two Christmas tournament championships ...Three-year starter and letter winner in basketball and football ... All-State wide receiver in football ... All-City basketball honoree and all-conference performer.

PERSONAL
Born: Feb. 19, 1985 ... Parents: Joseph O'Neil and Sonya Fortenberry ... Major: Undecided.