As the final buzzer sounded on Kent State's season on Thursday, Kent Sports Report columnist Joe Harrington had a decision to make. Attend the post-game press conference or violate his attempts to shed his college weight. Press room or hospitality suite?[details]
2007 (Junior): Played in all 35 games averaging 12.7 minutes a contest ... Averaged 3.6 points and 1.8 rebounds per game ... Shot 50.0 percent from the field ... Had nine games with at least three field goals made ... Went 4-5 (80.0%) from the field during the MAC Tournament ... Scored four points in the MAC Championship vs Akron (Mar. 15) ... Had five points in the MAC semifinal vs Toledo ... Averaged 4.8 ppg over the final five regular season games of the year ... Had five points and hit a key three-pointer in the second half in a 50-39 win vs Miami (Mar. 4) that gave KSU the MAC East Title for the sixth time in eight years ... Scored six points and had three rebounds in a 76-66 win vs Buffalo (Feb. 19) that marked the 1,000th win in KSU history ... Shot 3-3 from the field while posting six points, five rebounds and two steals in a 79-66 win at Central Michigan (Feb. 12) that gave KSU its 10th straight 20 win season ... Produced five points and two assists at Eatern Michigan (Jan. 30) ... Recorded five points, three rebounds and two blocks in 14 minutes vs Buffalo (Jan. 6) ... Scored five points and had three rebounds vs IPFW (Dec. 20) ... Averaged 8.0 ppg and shot 10-16 (62.5%) during a three game stretch from Nov. 28 – Dec. 5 ... Scored seven points and grabbed four rebounds in 13 minutes of action at Youngstown State (Dec. 5) ... Had nine first half points as KSU erased a 9-0 deficit in a 71-64 wn at UNC Greensboro (Dec. 1) ... For the game shot 4-5 FG and 3-3 FTs to finish with a season best 11 points and seven rebounds vs UNCG ... Was 3-3 from the field and had six points vs Saint Louis (Nov. 28) ... Totaled seven points on 3-4 FGs and had two assists vs Xavier (Nov. 23) ... Scored eight points vs Longwood (Nov. 20) shooting 3-4 from the floor ... Handed out a career best three assists vs Coppin State (Nov. 18) ... Shot 3-4 FGs and ended with eight points vs Hampton (Nov. 15) ... Recorded seven points and three rebounds in 15 minutes vs Detroit (Nov. 10).
2006 (Sophomore): Played in all 32 games, making 15 starts including both MAC Tournament games ... Significantly improved from a season ago, averaging 8.1 points and 3.6 rebounds ... Led the team and was second in the MAC in field goal percentage, connecting on 106-of-177 attempts for .599 ... Third on the team in rebounds with 114 ... As a starter, he averaged 9.9 points on 62-of-104 shooting from the floor and grabbed 4.1 rebounds per contest while the team went 12-3 ... Averaged 14.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in the last two regular season games, including a career-game at Bowling Green (Mar. 1) when he scored 20 points and pulled down eight rebounds while going 9-of-11 from the floor, setting personal highs in each category ... Scored in double figures thirteen times on the season, including seven of the last thirteen games ... Was a perfect 4-of-4 from the field vs. Youngstown State (Dec. 22) for 11 points ... Recorded a career high in steals with five against Northern Illinois (Jan. 27) to go along with 12 points ... Shot 69% from the field in the second half of games.
2005 (Freshman): Saw action in 24 games as a freshman, making his only start against Austin Peay (Nov. 22) • Totaled 16 points (0.7 avg.) and averaged 1.3 rebounds per game in 4.6 minutes • Scored seven points in 15 minutes, both career highs, grabbed four rebounds and blocked a shot vs. Concordia (Dec. 21) • Pulled down a career-high eight rebounds in 14 minutes vs. Miami (Feb. 25) • Scored four points- making both field goal attempts- and grabbed two rebounds in just two minutes of action at Miami (Jan. 24) • Recorded his only assist at Buffalo (Feb. 15) and had his only steal vs. Miami.
Personal: Born Sept. 22, 1986 • Is the son of Barbara and Satch Sullinger • Brother J.J. is was a star guard at Ohio State • Father played basketball at Oberlin College • Has not decided on a major.