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Richard Shaw #34

Position: Forward/Center
Height: 6'11“
Weight: 205
Born: October 8, 1974
Hometown: LaSalle, Ontario, Canada
High School: Sadwich Secondary

High School Career

Averaged 28.5 points, 15.4 rebounds, 6.3 blocked shots and 4.0 steals a game in 1993-94 … Led Sandwich Secondary to the Division 2 provisional championship in 1994 … Sandwich was 40-5 on the season … Shaw earned all-tournament team honors five times during the 1993-94 season … Four-time team MVP at Sandwich … Was a three-year starter at Sandwich … A two-time all-conference first-team selection … Sandwich's Athlete of the Year in 1994 … Coached by Mike Gloster at Sandwich Secondary … Was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers as a pitcher in the 37th round of the 1993 amateur baseball draft and again by the California Angels in the 44th round of the 1996 amateur baseball draft.

Marquette Career

1996-97

Has played in 26 games and made 18 starts … Has come off the bench in his last seven appearances … Has scored in double figures in five games … Marquette's top rebounder on five occasions … Has blocked a shot in 13 games … Scored a season-high 14 points and added a team best nine rebounds at Cincinnati (Feb. 8) … Recorded the first double-double of his career with 10 points and a career-best 10 rebounds before fouling out against Tulane (Feb. 1) … Missed the Dayton (Dec. 27) and La Salle (Dec. 22) games due to a sprained right ankle … Did not play against Louisville (Feb. 20) and Saint Louis (Feb. 25) after re-spraining his right ankle … Scored two points in seven minutes against UNC Charlotte (March 8).

1995-96

Saw action in 29 contests … Grabbed six rebounds, including five offensive, against Cincinnati (3/9) in the Conference USA championship game … Scored six points and had four rebounds versus South Florida (3/7) … Missed the DePaul game (2/11) due to a sprained ankle … Registered nine points and six rebounds, five off the offensive glass, against Vermont (12/22) … Scored six points, grabbed a career-high seven rebounds (four offensive) and blocked two shots against Santa Clara (12/16) … Scored a career-high 16 points against UW-Milwaukee (11/26) … All 16 points came in the second half of that Marquette win … Also had six rebounds in that game.

1994-95

Appeared in 23 games, all off the bench … Had three defensive rebounds against UAB (1/15) … Registered a three points and a career-high six rebounds versus Northwestern (12/3) … Had three points and three rebounds against UW-Milwaukee (12/2) … Scored four points and had four rebounds at Ohio State (11/30).

All-Time Senior Season Rankings
  • 8th, Blocked Shots (32)

Trivia

Youngest of Richard and Cheryl Shaw's four children …A public relations major …Played on the Canadian senior national team during the summer of 1996 … That team was 9-1 and won the prestigious Jones Cup in Taiwan … He averaged 7.3 points and 4.3 rebounds in 10 games … Shaw is one of four players have worn the number 34 at Marquette since the 1962-63 season. Shaw is the only one who was not drafted by an NBA team.


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