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  Julius Page
Julius Page

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Buffalo, NY

High School:
Turner-Carroll

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 191

Position:
Guard

Freshman Season: Julius Page established himself as a newcomer of impact in the Big East during the 2000-01 season...displayed the ability to be a marquee offensive talent...can score on the drive or hit from 3-point range...very athletic and can electrify the crowd with his dunking ability...was a driving force in Pittsburgh's win over St. Bonaventure in the NIT...sank a career-high 22 points and had a solid defensive effort...nailed a 3-pointer in the game to help Pittsburgh tie the score and ultimately take the lead for good...was the Panthers' second-leading scorer on the year with 9.1 points per game...was thrust into a starting role midway through December and has earned 25 consecutive starts...scored in double-figures 14 times...was one of Pittsburgh's top outside threats with a team-high 43 3-pointers...hit 18 points twice...first hit the mark Jan. 20 in the 70-66 upset of No. 9 Georgetown...was a key factor in the win, sinking 18 points on 7-of-13 shooting from the field, including four of his six 3-point attempts...his points all came at crucial times, helping Pittsburgh rally and maintain its lead down the stretch...also provided highlight-reel material when he ignited an early Panther surge with a tomahawk dunk over the Hoyas' 7-0 center Ruben Boumtje Boumtje...also had 18 points versus Notre Dame (2/3) when he was 7-of-15 from the field...was a key contributor in Pittsburgh's initial upset of Seton Hall (1/13)...sank 13 points in the win and came up big in the game's final minutes...hit a huge 3-pointer down the stretch that ignited a 12-3 run and sealed the win...shot 62.5 percent (5 of 8) for the game, including 50 percent (2 of 4) from behind the arc for the game...scored in double-figures in his debut with 10 points in the season opener versus North Carolina A&T State...also added a career-high three steals...had a strong performance versus Duquesne with 16 points, including four 3-pointers...followed that performance with a 17-point effort in the win over Robert Morris... grabbed a career-high four rebounds, all off the defensive glass, in the Big East opener with Miami (1/3)...was the second-leading scorer in the regular-season finale with Virginia Tech...had 12 points on 4-of-6 shots from the field including three of four 3-point attempts in a victory over the Hokies.

Prior to Pittsburgh: Consensus choice as Western New York's Player of the Year as selected by the Buffalo News as well as area coaches and officials...a two-time first-team All-Western New York pick...finished his career with 1,541 points...played in the prestigious Capital Classic national all-star game in Washington, D.C., on the recommendation of Hall of Fame coach Morgan Wootten, and scored 14 points...among the incoming freshman class of 2000-01, was selected the eighth-best leaper in the nation by The Sporting News...averaged 25 points, 11 rebounds and four assists as a senior...led Turner-Carroll to three consecutive state championship games...team was Class B runner-up his senior year...averaged 22 points, six rebounds and four assists in helping his team to the Class B state championship as a junior...also a starter as a sophomore, he led Turner-Carroll to the Class C title...coached by Fajri Ansari and Donald Barnes, Jr.

Personal: Julius Marvin Page was born Feb. 26, 1982 in Buffalo, NY...is the son of Selina Page.