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Tajuan Porter
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Tajuan Porter 77777
Position: Guard
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
High School: Renaissance HS
Experience: 3 Letters

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Holds the school and Pac-10 Conference record for most career 3-pointers (345) … Finished career ranking No. 5 all-time in scoring at UO (1,803 points in 125 games, 14.3 ppg) … Ranks first in career free throw percentage at UO (.871, 290-of-333) … Ranks eighth in school history for career field goals made (584) and ninth in career steals (103) … Is the 29th player in school history to have amassed 1,000+ points … Reached double-figures in scoring 86 times during his 126-game career … Scored 20 or more points on 31 occasions, while hitting for 30+ points five times.

Led the team in scoring (368 points, 13.1 ppg), free throw percentage (.918, 56-of-61), field goals attempted (338), 3-pointers attempted (183) and 3-pointers made (66) … Ranked second on the squad in assists (55, 2.0 apg) and minutes (844, 30.1 mpg), while ranking third in steals (27, 1.0 spg) … Recorded double-figure scoring efforts in 15 of the 28 games, including 20 or more points on seven occasions … Scored 26 points in March 11 game with California, breaking the conference mark for career 3-pointers during that contest … Had a season-high 32 points in March 10 overtime win over Washington State in the opening round of the Pac-10 tournament … Scored 12 points in final home game, a March 6 win over Washington State ... Had a game-high 18 points in March 4 home game with Washington ... Scored a game-high 29 points (7-of-9 on 3-pointers) in Feb. 27 road win over UCLA ... Had a team-high 16 points in Feb. 25 road win over USC ... Went for 15 points and matched a career-high with six re­bounds in Jan. 28 home win over UCLA ... Had a team-best 16 points (14 in second half) in Jan. 23 game at Stanford ... Scored a game-high 20 points in Jan. 10 home game with Oregon State ... Had 16 points (4-of-8 on 3-pointers) in Jan. 2 road win over No. 17 Washington ... Scored a season-high 31 points (18 in the two overtimes) on a season-best 11 made field goals in Dec. 31 double-overtime win over Washington State ... Came off the bench to score 15 points (5-of-7 on 3-pointers) in Dec. 28 home win over Arkansas- Pine Bluff ... Missed Idaho State, Mississippi Valley State, Saint Mary’s and Montana State games with an injury ... Had two points in Nov. 23 home game with Montana (suf­fered injury) ... Scored 15 points and had four rebounds and three assists in Nov. 21 game at Portland ... Had 23 points (8-of-17, 5-of-10 on 3-pointers) in Nov. 15 home win over Colorado State ... Scored 26 points (10-of-15 from the field, 5-of-10 on 3-pointers) in Nov. 14 home win over UC Davis, becoming UO’s all-time 3-point leader.

Played in all 31 games, a starter in 30 … His 86 made 3-pointers ranks tied for fifth for a UO single-season total … Averaged a team-high 15.4 points per game which ranked eighth in the Pac-10 Conference … The team-leader in free throw percentage at .872 (95-of-109), ranking him third among conference performers and 17th nationally … Had a team-high 86 made 3-pointers which ranked second in the Pac-10 … Ranked fourth on the team in both assists (1.8 apg) and steals (1.0 spg) … Also the team-leader for field goal attempts (377), field goals made (148), 3-pointers attempted (228), free throws attempted (109) and free throws made (95) … Registered double-figure scoring efforts in 22-of-31 games … Had 20 or more points in 10 contests, including a season-high 33 points in a Feb. 14 road game against Washington … Scored a team-high 20 points in the March 11 Pac-10 Tournament game against Washington State … Had 20 points, two assists and a steal in March 5 road game against USC … Scored 24 points (11-of-14 on free throws) to go with four assists and two steals in March 1 home win over Oregon State … Tallied 19 points while playing a season-best 40 minutes in Feb. 19 home game against California … Had a season-high 33 points on a season-best 10 made field goals in Feb. 14 road game against Washington … Went for 21 points and three assists in Feb. 7 home game against Arizona … Had 22 points, two assists and two steals in Jan. 31 road game against Oregon State … Scored 26 points (5-of-10 on 3-pointers) in Jan. 24 road game against California … Scored 24 points in 39 minutes of action against UCLA in home game Jan. 4 … Had 28 points (6-of-9 on 3-pointers) and three steals in Dec. 7 home win over Kansas State … Scored 23 points (going a career-best 12-of-12 on free throws) in Nov. 21 road win over UC Irvine … Eclipsed 1,000-point mark in win over Anteaters.

Third on the team in scoring at 13.9 points per game … HIs 83 made 3-pointers ranks seventh on the UO single-season list … Made 2.6 three-pointers per game … Ranked 14th in the Pac-10 in scoring and fourth in three-pointers per game … Appeared in all 32 contests with 27 starts … Had 18 points with five assists versus Mississippi State in the NCAA Tournament … Scored 20 points in March 13 Pac-10 tournament quarterfinal game versus Washington State … Made five three-pointers to score 24 points in March 8 win against Arizona … Great game with 23 points on 7-of-11 shooting from downtown to help Oregon make a school-record 18 three-pointers in 92-70 Feb. 9 win at California … Scored 23 points (5 threes) with five rebounds Feb. 2 versus Oregon State … Good job at the point versus the L.A. schools with 17 points and six assists Jan. 26 against USC and 13 points and six assists Jan. 24 versus UCLA … 15 points, including key plays at both ends of the court late, helped Oregon top No. 23 Stanford Jan. 13 … Season-best 29 points Dec. 15 against Nebraska, where he tied the school record with 15 three-point attempts (seven made) … Nov. 10 versus Pepperdine, had career-high nine assists to go with 28 points, plus the first two blocked shots of his career … Named to the World Vision Invitational all-tournament team.

Represented the United States on the U19 team that competed at the 2007 Junior World Championships.

Record-setting season for the shortest player in the Pac-10 … Made a school-record 110 three-pointers in 2006-07 (helping Oregon break the team season three-point record) … That was the second-highest number of threes made by a freshman in NCAA history … Scored a UO freshman record 512 points in 2006-07 … Named to the Pac-10 all-freshman team … Voted most outstanding player of the Pac-10 tournament … Played in 35 games, starting 31 … Second on the team in scoring at 14.6 points per game (11th in the Pac-10) … Led league in free throw percentage (.909) and three-pointers per game (3.1) … Shot 43.7 percent from three-point range (fourth in the league) … Free throw percentage was the second-best single season effort in school history … Led team in scoring nine times … Netted at least four three-pointers in 12 different games … Jaw-dropping start to his Oregon career saw him score 27 points versus Lehigh, 28 against Cal State Northridge and an Oregon freshman record 38 points versus Portland State in being named the Basketball Travelers Classic MVP and Dick Vitale’s national player of the week … Made 10 three-pointers versus Portland State, which set the school and McArthur Court single-game records and tied the Pac-10 record … Hit game-tying three-pointer with 0:19 left to cap Oregon’s improbable last minute comeback at Rice, where the Ducks won in overtime … Missed two games in December due to a sprained big toe on his left foot … Scored 17 points (5 threes) in overtime win at No. 9 Washington State … Netted 24 points (6 threes) in home win over Arizona State … Had 20 points and season-high six rebounds at Stanford … Named Pac-10 player of the week after scoring 21 points (4 threes) in Oregon’s win versus No. 9 Washington State and 19 (3 threes) in a defeat of Washington … Performance of the ages in being named most outstanding player of the Pac-10 tournament … Had 21 points (5 threes) in quarterfinal win against Arizona, 24 (6 threes) in the semis against California and 16 in the title game versus USC … In the NCAA Tournament: Sank four three-pointers in scoring 14 points in second round win over Winthrop … Also matched season-high with six rebounds … Set Oregon record for points and three-pointers in a NCAA Tournament game when he went off for 33 points on eight threes in Sweet 16 win against UNLV … Had 10 points in the regional final versus Florida … Named to the NCAA All-Midwest Regional team.

Led Renaissance High School to two state championships (2004, 2006) and a four-year record of 93-10 … Former high school teammate of junior Malik Hairston … Invited to the USA Basketball U-18 National Team Trials … Averaged 26.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 5.0 steals per game as a senior … Named first team all-state, all-league, all-metro and all-city … Scored 18 points with 12 assists in the 2006 state title game versus East Grand Rapids … Netted 33 points -- 11 in overtime -- in the semifinals versus Flint Southwestern … As a junior, averaged 19.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game while garnering first team all-state, all-league and all-city honors … In a 67-50 win against Rogers, recorded a quadruple-double with 16 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals … Also torched Rogers for 32 points later in the season … Received a three-star rating from … Teamed with Hairston as Renaissance won the 2004 state title and averaged 14.6 points per game … Also participated in track at Renaissance.

Born Tajuan Marquis Porter March 9, 1988, Detroit, Mich. … Mother is Pamela Porter … Has two older brothers and two sisters … Plays the drums … High School (Coach): Renaissance (Mark White) … Major is sociology.

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