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2004-2005 Men's Basketball Roster


Michael Cuffee

Class: Sr.
Position: G/F
Height: 6-5
Weight: 200 pounds
Previous School: Simon Gratz HS [Neosho County JC]
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.

AS A JUNIOR
2003-04

The versatile guard can slash inside and creates match-up problems with his ability to play on the wing ... Was among Sun Belt Conference leaders in scoring (12.3) and rebounding (5.8) ... Earned All-Sun Belt Conference Tournament honors after averaging a team-best 18.5 points and shooting 55 percent from the field in two games ... Shot 75 percent (6-of-8) from 3-point range in the two tournament games ... One of the team's most consistent contributors in Sun Belt play, Cuffee scored double figures in 14 of the team's last 15 games ... Produced 20 double-figure scoring games, including a career-high 22 points on 6-of-10 shooting against Western Kentucky in the Sun Belt Tournament ... Led Middle Tennessee in rebounding 10 times, including hauling in six rebounds or more in 15 of 25 games played ... Missed three games (at Wyoming, Alabama State, at Tennessee Tech) after suffering a knee inury in the season opener ... Cuffee's career highs in points (22 on 3/7/04) and rebounds (12 on 2/26/04) both came against Western Kentucky ... Earned starts in 25 of 26 game's played.

NEOSHO COUNTY JC
Ranked fourth on the all-time scoring list during his two-year career with 1,140 points ... Finished his junior season ranked fourth in the Jayhawk Conference in scoring with 18.3 points per game and sixth in rebounding at 9.0 per game ... Was ninth in the league in three-point percentage at 40.5 ... A Second Team All-Jawhawk Conference selection ... Named Neosho County JC's Male Athlete of the Year ... Played for coach Craig Fletchall.

SIMON GRATZ HS
Starred at Simon Gratz HS in Philadelphia, which also produced NBA stars Rasheed Wallace and Aaron McKie, along with MBL Hall of Famer Roy Campanella ... Averaged 15.5 points, 10.1 boards, and 3.0 assists per game as a senior ... Named All-City as a senior ... Received All-State honors ... Led the team to a city title ... Named Outstanding Athlete of the Year as a Senior ... Played for coach William Ellerbee ... Also competed in the high jump, winning the city title at 6' 7".

PERSONAL
Born 7/12/83 ... Son of Mike Cuffee and Donna Coleman ... Major: University Stiudies.



2003-2004 Game-by-Game Stats
2004-2005 Game-by-Game Stats