Blair (NJ) Academy
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6-6 / 238
NOTES Played two years of high school ball at Salisbury (NC) High School, before transferring to Blair Academy prior to the 2003-04 season.
Finshed second on Blair's career scoring list (behind Luol Deng); scored more than 2,000 points in three seasons.
Grew up playing ball in Salisbury, NC with BC sophomore guard Tyrese Rice.
AS A FRESHMAN Played in 31 games, making 13 starts; played an average of 21.6 minutes per game.
Averaged 7.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game; averaged 6.9 points and 4.0 rebounds per game in league contests.
Led or tied for the team lead in rebounding three times, in steals three times, in scoring once, in assists once and in blocked shots once.
Scored in double figures 10 times, including one game with more than 20 points.
Registered six or more rebounds in each of 10 games; grabbed 10 or more rebounds three times.
Recorded two point-rebound double-doubles.
Tallied a season-high 23 points and grabbed six rebounds in the season opener against New Hampshire (11/10); shot 8-for-10 from the field and 7-for-11 from the foul line.
Totaled 11 points and 12 rebounds in a home win over Sacred Heart (12/17).
Notched 10 points and 13 rebounds in a home win over Northeastern (12/31).
Scored 17 points in 24 minutes of action against Yale (1/3).
Registered nine points and 10 rebounds in a home win over Miami (1/16).
Tallied 14 points and six rebounds in a season-high 36 minutes of action at Clemson (1/20); shot 6-for-8 from the field.
Posted 12 points and five rebounds at Duke (1/28).
Totaled eight points and seven rebounds in the team's one-point win at Florida State (2/11).
Shot a perfect 4-for-4 from the field and 4-for-4 from the foul line in a 12-point effort at Georgia Tech (3/4).
HIGH SCHOOL Earned All-Prep second-team honors as a senior at Blair Academy.
Averaged 26.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game in 2005-06.
Played in the 2006 Jordan Classic; registered 17 points and two rebounds in 11 minutes of action to help lead the Suburban team to a 140-125 win over the City team.
Averaged 25.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game as a junior.
Gained All-Metro New York fourth-team accolades in 2004-05.
Played for head coach Joe Mantegna.
Played his AAU ball with NY Elite; teamed with fellow freshman Daye Kaba.
Scored a career-high 55 points for Salisbury (against East Davidson) during the 2002-03 season.
PERSONAL Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Shamari is the son of Ruthie Jones and Luke Fisher.
Born on October 7, 1986.
Points: 23 vs. New Hampshire (11-10-06)
Rebounds: 13 vs. Northeastern (12-31-06)
Assists: 4 - twice
Steals: 3 vs. Sacred Heart (12-17-06)
Blocked Shots: 1 - four times
FGM: 8 vs. New Hampshire (11-10-06)
FTM: 7 - three times
Minutes: 36 at Clemson (1-20-07)