Ed McCants
Ed McCants
Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Marion, Ohio

High School:
Marion Catholic

Last College:
Paris JC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
Guard

Printable Career and Game-By-Game Stats

• 2004-05

Horizon League Player of the Year ... First-Team All-Horizon League ... Horizon League All-Tournament Team ... averaged 18 ppg in UWM's two exhibition contests ... tied a then-career-high with 24 points in the season opener vs. Prairie View Nov. 24 ... added six rebounds, five assists, five steals and two blocks ... scored 13 points vs. UW-Parkside Nov. 23 ... tossed in 14 points vs. Air Force Nov. 28 ... led the way with 19 points vs. South Dakota State Dec. 1 ... scored 14 points at Valpo Dec. 11 ... tossed in 26 points vs. Kansas Dec. 22 ... made six three-point shots in the game ... scored 21 points, including 12 in overtime, in a win at Manhattan Dec. 30 ... poured in a career-high 38 points vs. Detroit Jan. 3 ... knocked in nine three-point shots, another career best ... scored 12 points and had five rebounds at Butler Jan. 6 ... tossed in a game-high 24 points vs. Loyola Jan. 8 ... scored 11 points at Youngstown State Jan. 12 ... poured in 20 points vs. UW-Green Bay Jan. 15 ... added five assists and two steals ... tallied a game-high 22 points vs. Wright State Jan. 17 ... scored 17 points vs. Cleveland State Jan. 20 ... tossed in 10 points and grabbed five rebounds at Detroit Jan. 22 ... scored 15 points with four assists and four rebounds at Purdue Jan. 26 ... added 16 points and three steals at Green Bay Jan. 29 ... poured in 24 points in a win at Wright State Feb. 2 ... tossed in 22 points vs. UIC Feb. 5 ... had 18 points and six rebounds at Loyola Feb. 10 ... scored 22 points to go with three rebounds and four steals vs. Butler Feb. 16 ... tossed in 20 points to go with five rebounds and five assists at Hawaii Feb. 19 ... led the way with 21 points at Cleveland State Feb. 26 ... contributed 14 points in league tournament semifinal against Loyola March 5 ... scored a team-high 18 points, including four, three-point field goals in League Championship game vs. Detroit March 8 ... scored a game-high 21 points, including five three-pointers, while dishing out three assists in NCAA First Round win over Alabama March 17 ... finished with 18 points and three steals in second round win over Boston College March 19.

• 2003-04

Horizon League Newcomer of the Year ... All-Horizon League First Team ... Horizon League All-Newcomer Team ... scored 20 points while knocking down all four of his three-point attempts in the season opener against Montana Nov. 22 ... poured in 23 points in just 25 minutes vs. Concordia-St. Paul Nov. 25 ... scored 13 points vs. Southern Illinois Nov. 29 ... contributed 24 points off the bench at Prairie View A&M Dec. 3 ... tossed in 16 points at NC State Dec. 7 ... scored 19 points at Valpo Dec. 10 ... collected 21 points vs. UIC Dec. 23 ... tallied 20 points while adding four steals and two blocks at Santa Clara Dec. 29 ... tossed in 21 points the next night vs. Idaho State ... named to the all-tournament team at the Cable Car Classic ... made 10 three-pointers in the two games ... scored 22 points vs. Detroit Jan. 5 ... tossed in 20 points and grabbed six rebounds at Loyola Jan. 10 ... scored 20 points while making five 3-point shots vs. Youngstown St. Jan. 15 ... scored 18 points while making four more 3-point shots at UW-Green Bay Jan. 17 ... again scored 18 points at Cleveland State Jan. 22 ... tossed in 19 points at Detroit Jan. 24 ... added 16 points at Wright State Jan. 27 ... scored 18 points at UIC Feb. 5 ... tossed in 15 points vs. Wright State Feb. 7 ... scored 21 points vs. Loyola Feb. 12 ... scored 12 points at Youngstown State Feb. 14 ... tossed in 14 points and had seven rebounds at Butler Feb. 18 ... added 20 points vs. Manhattan Feb. 21 ... scored eight points while grabbing eight rebounds Feb. 28 vs. Cleveland State ... also had five assists and two blocks ... knocked in a collegiate-best six three-point shots while scoring 20 points vs. Detroit March 6 ... scored 19 points vs. UIC March 9 in the Horizon League Tournament championship game ... tossed in 21 points March 17 vs. Rice in the NIT.

• Before UWM

McCants played the 2002-03 season at Paris Junior College in Plano, Texas ... was rated as the second-best junior college shooting guard in the country by The Sporting News and Rick Ball .. averaged 19 ppg and made 99 three-point shots ... played at Northwestern during the 2000-01 season before leaving the school the next fall ... during his one season at Northwestern he averaged 4.1 ppg in just over 14 minutes of action.

• Marian Catholic High School

Named the Associated Press Division IV Player of the Year in Ohio in 2000 ... led Marion Catholic High School to a sectional championship ... also an all-state and all-district performer and was a McDonald's All-American nominee.

•Personal

Son of Brian and Debbie ... senior class president ... honor roll member in high school ... N.I.A.A.A. Scholar-Athlete ... selected UWM over Oklahoma and Florida State.

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