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  Walter Offutt

Walter Offutt

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Warren Central

Last College:
Ohio State University

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 202

Position:
G

02/11/2014

Ohio Takes On Toledo In Wednesday Rematch

The Rockets host the Bobcats at 7 p.m. on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel/ESPN3

02/08/2014

Bobcats Rally Past Rival RedHawks, 82-75

Nick Kellogg and Travis Wilkins post career highs, combine for 50 points in win over rival Miami.

04/19/2013

Walter Offutt Named Academic All-MAC

The senior averaged 10.6 ppg in 2012-13 while maintaining a 3.556 GPA

03/18/2013

Ohio Opens NIT Play Tuesday At Denver

The Bobcats are making their first NIT appearance in 18 years.

03/16/2013

Bobcats Battle Akron For NCAA Tournament Berth

Ohio is 6-1 all-time in the MAC Championship Game

03/15/2013

Men's Basketball: Ohio vs.Western Michigan

Men's Basketball: Ohio vs.Western Michigan

Walter Offutt Photo Gallery

Career Honors/Accomplishments
• 2013 All-MAC Third Team
• 2013 Academic All-MAC Team
• 2012 NCAA Midwest Region All-Tournament Team
• 2012 All-MAC Honorable Mention
• Two-time MAC East Division Player of the Week

2012-13
All-MAC Third Team; Academic All-MAC...Started all 34 games...Third on team in scoring (10.6 ppg) and also averaged 4.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.3 steals...Averaged 11.5 pts, 11.0 reb in MAC Tournament...Posted at least 10 points in 19 of 34 games (Ohio was 15-4 in those contests)...Team was 12-3 when he made at least two steals...Named MAC East Player of the Week on Nov. 26 after averaging 19.5 points in games vs. Hampton and Richmond...Season-high 23 points, including a 13-of-15 mark from the free-throw line, vs. Hampton on Nov. 20...Registered 16 points and season-high eight rebounds at Robert Morris (Dec. 1)...Notched 18 points, including season-high five 3-pointers, at UMass on Dec. 19...Had a game-high 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting against NIU (Jan. 16)...Led Ohio with 17 points and added four rebounds, three assists and a season-high four steals at Ball State (Feb. 6)...Posted a team-high 17 points and eight rebounds at Central Michigan on Feb. 13...Team-high 17 points in season-high 40 minutes vs. Kent State...Recorded 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. #24 Akron (Feb. 27) • Double-double with 14 pts, career-high 11 reb vs. WMU in the MAC semifinals (March 15).

2011-12
Named to the NCAA Midwest Region All-Tournament Team ... Honorable Mention All-Mid American Conference ... MAC Player of the Week (Feb. 27) ... Top 15 in the MAC in scoring at 12.4 points per game ... Fourth in the league with 57 steals, an average of 1.5 per game ... 11th in the league in three-point field goal percentage at 38.1 ... 12th in the MAC with 53 three-pointers on the season ... Scored his career-high with 26 points on 10-of-18 shooting, 6-of-10 from distance, in the NCAA Regional against North Carolina ... Led the Bobcats with 21 points and four steals in the NCAA Tournament against South Florida ... In the NCAA Tournament, Offutt averaged 19.3 points while shooting 61.8 percent from the field and 58.8 (10-of-17) percent from beyond the arc ... Led the team in scoring 11 times with the only loss coming to UNC ... He scored a then-career high 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a win at Buffalo ... Scored over 15 points in 11 contests, including MAC games againt Kent State, Miami, Central Michigan and at Northern Illinois ... Led the Bobcats in rebounding five times with a career-high nine rebounds on two occasions (Lamar, Arkansas State) ... Had a career-high six assists to go with 17 points in a win over Morgan State ... Had his only multi-block game to go along with 14 points and five assists in a win over Akron ... Had a career-high five steals in the conference opener against Bowling Green.

Prior to Ohio
Offutt suited up in three of the first four Ohio State games during the 2009-10 season, scoring a career-high 11 points in the opener vs. Alcorn State. As a freshman he played in 21 games including all three Big Ten Tournament contests. The 6-3 guard played a career-high 16 minutes in the team's win at Iowa near the end of the regular season. Overall, Offutt played in 25 contests and averaged exactly five minutes per appearance.

High School
A three-year starter for Warren Central, Offutt totaled 824 career points, 295 rebounds, 240 assists and 136 steals. Offutt fell short in becoming the career leader in all four statistical categories after a season-ending injury kept him out of competition his senior season. He was named 2008 Associated Press All-Indiana High Honorable Mention and named All-Marion County and All-Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference for three-consecutive years. Offutt played in the same conference that produced NBA players Greg Oden, Mike Conley Jr. (both Lawrence North) and Eric Gordon (North Central).

Personal
Graduated this past spring and is pursuing his Masters Degree at Ohio University

CAREER HIGHS
Points 26 vs. North Carolina (NCAA Regional Semifinal, March 23, 2012)
Field Goals Made 10 vs. North Carolina (NCAA Regional Semifinal, March 23, 2012)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 6 vs. North Carolina (NCAA Regional Semifinal, March 23, 2012)
Free Throws Made 13 vs. Hampton (November 20, 2012)
Rebounds 11 on two occasions (last vs. Akron, March 16, 2013)
Assists 6 vs. Morgan State (December 3, 2011)
Blocks 2 vs. Akron (February 26, 2012)
Steals 5 vs. Bowling Green (January 7, 2012)
CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A BK S Pts-Avg
2011-12 37-37 29.4 148-329 .450 53-139 .381 108-152 .711 134-3.6 94 65 4 57 457-12.4
2012-13 34-34 30.7 116-274 .423 47-140 .336 81-102 .794 143-4.2 87 70 3 45 360-10.6
Total 71-71 30.0 264-603 .438 100-279 .358 189-254 .744 277-3.9 181 135 7 102 817-11.5