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Ron Howard #30

Ron Howard as a member of the AAU team, Illinois Select

  • Position: Guard/Forward
  • Height: 6'5“
  • Weight: 170 lbs.
  • Birthdate: November 14, 1982
  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • High School: Whitney Young H.S.

High School Career

  • Earned Special Mention honors on the 2000-01 Chicago Tribune All-State Team
  • Earned berths on conference and area teams
  • Served as his prep team's captain as a senior
  • Averaged 17.0 ppg and 5.0 rpg
  • Ranked #89 recruit in the country by Clark Francis of Hoop Scoop

Marquette Career

  • Howard played at Marquette for only one season, 2001-02 - his freshman year - as a reserve.
  • He was one of five recruits signed during the 2000-01 season. The others were Travis Diener, Kevin Menard, Todd Townsend, and transfer Robert Jackson.
  • Along with sophomore Odartey Blankson and fellow freshman Kevin Menard, Howard transferred out of Marquette. He eventually signed with Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana.

Personal Notes

  • Son of Isom Bearden and Lorri Howard
  • Cousin, Jason Bogan, played football at Northern Illinois University
  • Favorite food is cheeseburgers
  • Best book he ever read: The Scarlet Letter

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