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#24 Ed Townsel
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 171
Year: Senior
Hometown: Starkville, Miss.
High School: Starkville
Experience: 2 Letters
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Ed Townsel Bio
2012-13 GBG Statistics 2012-13 GBG Statistics
Career Statistics Career Statistics
Courtesy: ArkansasState
Release: 12/15/2011
CAREER HIGHS
Points 31 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (12/27/12)
Rebounds 9 at South Alabama (12/29/12) 
Assists 8 x2 last vs. FIU (2/18/12)
Blocks 1 x3 last vs. UALR (2/14/13)
Steals 7 vs. Lamar (11/25/12)
FG Made 10 x2 last vs. Western Kentucky (1/5/13)
FG Attempts 20 vs. Austin Peay (12/16/12)
3FG Made 6 vs. Lamar (11/25/12)
3FG Attempts 15 vs. FIU (1/10/13)
FT Made 10 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (12/27/12)
FT Attempts 12 x2 last vs. UALR (1/14/12)
Minutes 45 at Tennessee-Martin (11/16/12)
2013-14: Enters the season ranking sixth among program's all-time steals leaders with a 134-career total and is eighth in three-point field goals made with 133 treys.
   
2012-13: [Game-By-Game Statistics] ... Led A-State in scoring with a 13.1 points a game average and in total points (407) ... Paced the Red Wolves in steals (49), field goals made (135), and three-point field goals made (66) ... Finished third among squad's leaders in both minutes played (923) and free throws made (71) along with fourth in assists (37), rebound average (3.2 rpg.), and total rebounds (99) ... Ranked 161st on NCAA's national statistical leaders list in three-point field goals made per game (2.13 avg.) and placed 172nd in steals a contest (1.58 avg.) ... Averaged 11.6 points (231 pts.), 3.5 rebounds (70 rebs.), 1.0 assists (20 asts.), and 1.4 steals (28 stls.) in 20 Sun Belt Conference (SBC) outings ... Finished 12th among SBC's scoring leaders (13.1 ppg) for all games and ranked 18th (11.6 ppg.) in conference games only ... Tallied a team-high 16.0 points a game (176 pts.) and connected on 42.1 percent (32-76) from beyond the three-point arc in 11 non-league encounters ... Scored an ASU-best per game average of 15.2 points (228 pts.) in 15 home games and chalked up a a team-most 11.1 points a contest (155 pts.) in 14 away outings ... Netted a team-high 17.0 points a game (102 pts.) in six November contests and produced a squad-leading 15.4 points per outing (108 pts.) in seven December appearances ... Paced or shared top game-high scoring honors six times apiece in both points and steals ... Lead A-State in points 10 times, steals on nine occasions, and assists in four outings ... Attained double-digit point totals a squad-most 20 times, which included five 20 or more point game performances ... Tallied career game-high 31 points versus Louisiana-Lafayette (12/27), highlighted by 9-15 shooting from the floor (60%) and 10-11 at the free throw line (90.9%) ...Pumped in game-high 27 points against Lamar (11/25), knocking down 10-of-17 from the field (58.8%) and going 6-9 (66.7%) from three-point territory ... Tabbed College Sports Madness' SBC Player of the Week (1/7) after averaging 17.0 points (34 pts.) and 6.5 rebounds (13 rebs.) a game in the Red Wolves' home league victories over Middle Tennessee (1/3) and Western Kentucky (1/5) ... Generated a game-high 25 points against Western Kentucky (1/5), which included 10-of-19 shooting (52.6%) and 5-of-10 (50%) in triples ... Tossed in 24 points at Kent State (12/22) and 20 versus FIU (1/10) ... Drained a game-winning three-pointer with 2.4 seconds left in a 73-70 home non-conference decision over St. Bonaventure (12/8) ... Banked an off-balance 25-foot game-tying three-point shot with 2.2 seconds left in first overtime at Tennessee-Martin (11/16) and finished with team-high 19 points off the bench in a 77-73 triple overtime win ... Made a behind-the-backboard shot from the baseline while falling out of bounds against UALR (2/14) which appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter ... Started season by attaining double-figure points in 10 of the Red Wolves' initial 12 contests and averaged 16.8 points a game (201 pts.) ... Claimed or shared game-high honors in steals six times and team-best laurels on nine occasions ... Totaled career game-most seven steals against Lamar (11/25) ... Posted four steals apiece versus Austin Peay (12/16) and against ULM (1/19) ... Generated season-high three assists on as many occasions - at Tennessee-Martin (11/16), St. Bonaventure (12/8), and at Troy (1/24) ... Connected on eight-of-10 free throws against North Texas (2/2) and finished with 15 points.                
 
2011-12: [Game-By-Game Statistics] ... Averaged a team fifth-best 9.0 points and squad fourth-most 3.6 rebounds per game as a starter in all 34 ASU contests ... Ranked tops among A-State's leaders in both assists (103) and steals (66) while placing second in three-point field goals made (46) ... His 66 steals tied for the third highest single-season output in school history and averaged 1.94 ball thefts per game ... Placed 43rd among final NCAA-I national statistical leaders in steals per game (1.94 avg.) ... Totaled 9.3 points (149 total), 3.8 rebounds (61 total), 3.0 assists (52 total), and 1.9 steals (29 total) in 16 Sun Belt Conference games ... Led or shared top game honors in assists a squad-best 19 times, 17 occasions in steals, and six times in scoring ... Reached double-figure scoring on 11 occasions, which featured a six-game streak (11/29-12/17) ... Poured in a career and season-high 20 points versus Southeast Missouri State (11/29) and Seattle (12/14) ... Had a career game vs. SEMO (11/29) with career highs in points (20), field goals (seven), field goal attempts (15), three-point field goals (four), three-point field goals attempts (six), and minutes played (37) ... Generated 18 points versus Louisiana-Monroe (2/2), which included tallying five three-point field goals on 10 attempts ... Scored 17 points in a game three times - at Murray State (12/17), against Florida Atlantic (1/9), and at South Alabama (2/9) ... Claimed a game-high eight rebounds against Arkansas-Little Rock (1/14) and scored eight points .. Grabbed seven caroms and chalked up nine points versus Louisiana-Lafayette (1/21) ... Matched a personal career high by racking up six steals against Lyon College (12/19) and netted seven points ... Registered his first block of the year against North Texas (1/7), which led to the game-winning basket ... Denied an opponent shot attempt at South Alabama (2/9) ... Dished out personal season-high eight assists twice - vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (1/21) and Florida International (2/18) ... Distributed seven assists against Louisiana-Monroe (2/2) and six helpers at Austin Peay (12/5) ... Chalked up four thefts in a game on five occasions - vs. Tennessee-Martin (11/17), against Southeast Missouri State (11/29), vs. Central Arkansas (12/10), against Denver (1/5), and vs. Florida Atlantic (1/9). 
 
2010-11: Averaged 4.8 points and 2.0 rebounds per game as back-up point guard and  appeared in all 32 contests ... Posted 0.9 assists per game with a 0.6 assist/turnover ratio ... Scored two points with one rebound and one steal in 12 minutes off the bench at Ole Miss (11/12) ... Saw 18 minutes of action vs. Belmont (11/17) in a neutral site tilt and scored seven points with three boards ... Played a career-high 19 minutes against Pacific (11/22) in a NIT Season Tipoff contest and had seven points ... Notched three steals and two assists playing 16 minutes against Pepperdine (11/23) in NIT Season Tipoff contest ... Recorded 11 points against Lyon College (12/6) while setting career highs in steals (six) and rebounds (five) ... Scored eight points at Georgia (12/18) on 3-3 shooting, which included 2-2 from three-point territory ... Poured in a season-high 13 points against Central Baptist (12/28) ... Scored eight points at Louisiana-Monroe (2/10) by going 3-3 from the field, including 2-2 from beyond the arc ... Compiled 10 points vs. North Texas (2/24), highlighted by 8-10 performance from the charity stripe in 19 minutes of action.
 
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 19.0 points and a squad-best 7.9 assists per game in 33 contests as a senior at Starkville (Miss.) High ... A 2010 SHS graduate and was coached by Greg Carter ... Selected 2010 Mr. Yellow Jacket and was a two-time all-league selection ... Member of 2010 Mississippi 6A State Championship team in senior campaign, which represented school’s first state title in 58 years ... Helped Yellow Jackets to a 31-2 2009-10 record in final prep season after team went 25-5 overall in 2008-09 ... Led team to 2010 MHSAA Grand Slam Championship and back-to-back (2008-09 and 2009-10) regional crowns ... Produced averages of team-leading 23.0 points and 8.0 assists an outing for 30 games in junior season ... Scored at a 13.0 points a game clip and averaged 3.0 assists as a sophomore while earning team Sixth Man Award. 

PERSONAL: Son of Edward Townsel and Mary Chandler ... Born in Starkville, Miss. ... One of five children ... Has as an older brother and three sisters – two older ... Has a daughter (Kieranni Catrice) ... Enjoys sleeping and playing basketball ... Played AAU basketball for Bass Elite and the Jackson Tigers ... Has been to all but five states in the United States of America as a result of playing AAU hoops ... Nickname is Tae ... Majoring in sport management.

Career Statistics
 
Total
3-Point
Free Throws
Rebounds
 
Scoring
Year GP GS MIN. Avg. FG FGA Pct. FG FGA Pct. FT FTA
Pct.
Off.
Def.
Tot.
Avg.
PF
FO
Ast.
TO
Blk
Stl.
Pts.
Avg.

10-11

32
0
463
14.5
51
123
.415
21
50
.420
32
47
.681
12
51
63
2.0
41
0
29
49
1
19
155
4.8

11-12

34
34
1082
31.8
104 296 .351 46
124
.371
51
83
.614
25
97 122
3.6
79 2
103
106
2
66
305
9.0

12-13

31
17
923
29.8
135 355 .380 66
196
.337
71
94
.755
25
74 99
3.2
81 3
37
48
1
49
407
13.1

TOTAL

97
51
2468
25.4
290
774
.375
133 370
.359
154 224 .688
62
222 284
2.9
201 5 169
203
4 134 867 8.9
 

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