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Jeff Withey

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Birthplace : San Diego, California, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-15

Jeff Withey is an American college basketball player which is playinf as center for the Kansas Jayhawks .

A seven-footer who is active around the basket, especially on the defensive end with a strong shot-blocking presence... Worked day-in and day-out with All-Big 12 First Team and Consensus All-America Second Team center Cole Aldrich... Solid post moves with the ability to step out and bury a jumper... A transfer from Arizona who became eligible following the fall 2009 semester.

Freshman Season (2009-10):
Became eligible following the fall semester due to transfer rules... Appeared in 15 games and averaged 3.0 minutes, 1.3 points and 1.4 rebounds... Pulled down a career-high six rebounds and scored four points against Nebraska (2/6)... Best game of the season came at Iowa State (1/23) where he set career highs in minutes with 12 and points with eight on 4-of-6 shooting... Also had five rebounds at ISU.

High School:
Attended Horizon High School in San Diego, Calif... Posted per game averages of 20.8 points, 13.0 rebounds, 7.3 blocked shots and 4.1 assists as a senior while shooting 69 percent from the field... HHS went 26-5 in his senior season for coach Waheed Mitchel... A first-team 2007 Best in the West selection by the Long Beach Press-Telegram... Averaged 14.8 points and 13.0 rebounds per game as a junior in helping the Panthers reach the CIF Southern Regional Division IV championship game... Has played internationally in Germany and France... Ranked as the No. 8 center in the nation by Scout.com and ESPNU 100 and the No. 39 overall recruit on Bob Gibbons' All-Star Sports Top 250.

Personal:
Full name is Jeffree David Withey... Born in San Diego, Calif... Son of Debbie and Mike Withey... Parents attended San Diego State University... Has one older sister, Michelle, who played volleyball at Oral Roberts University (2003)... Has a brother, Chris, who is a firefighter in San Diego... Majoring in communication studies.


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