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  Sonny Troutman

Sonny  Troutman

Player Profile


Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Brebeuf Jesuit Prep

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 210



AWARDS: 2007 All-MAC Honorable Mention ... 2005 All-MAC Honorable Mention ... MAC East Division Player of the week (1/7/05) ... 2004 MAC All-Freshman Team.

CAREER: Finished his career as Ohio's single season (82 in 2007) and career (259) steals record-holder ... His steals total placed him fourth on the MAC's all-time list ... His 2007 steals total is tied for the sixth-best in MAC history ... Finished fourth on Ohio's career assists list (384) and seventh in single season assists (142 in 2007) ... Finished 17th on Ohio's career list with 1,272 career points ... Became the 28th player in Ohio history to record 1,000 career points ... Finished seventh on Ohio's career list for free throws made (343) and eighth in free throws attempted (441) ... Is the only player in Ohio history to record more than 1,000 career points, 400 career rebounds and 300 career assists.

2006-07: Led Ohio and the MAC in steals ... Led Ohio and finished second in the MAC in assists ... Finished second on the team and second in the MAC in free throw shooting ... Broke his own Ohio single season steals record at Buffalo ... Moved into 17th place on Ohio's all-time scoring list at Buffalo ... Grabbed his 400th career rebound at home against Kent State ... Took over fourth place on Ohio's all-time assist list at Central Michigan ... Established a new career high with nine assists at Western Michigan ... Recorded his 300th career assist against Bowling Green ... Scored his 1,000th career point against St. Joe's ... Set Ohio's career steals record against St. Joe's ... Netted a career-high 29 points at Samford.

2005-06: Led Ohio in steals (58) and turnovers (70), ranked second on the team in assists (83), minutes (27.5) and fouls (70), and finished third in points (263) and field goals (91) ... Was one of three players to start all 30 games ... Reached double figures 11 times and led the Bobcats in scoring eight times ... Netted a career-high-tying 28 points against Samford, the fifth time in six games he scored double figures ... Tied a career high with six assists at Bowling Green ... Held scoreless by Toledo for the first time since March 8, 2004 at Bowling Green ... Netted a then-season-high 19 points at EMU ... Had a team-high four steals against No. 18 Kentucky ... Paced the Bobcats with 17 points at Cincinnati ... His streak of 35-straight games with a field goal was broken at Rhode Island ... Led team with 18 points against American and tied a career high with four three-pointers ... Set new career highs with six steals and six assists against St. Francis in the season-opener.

Troutman needs just 21 steals in his senior year to become Ohio's all-time leader.2004-05: An All-MAC honorable mention selection who finished second on the team with a 12.6 scoring average ... Broke the school record for steals in a season with 72, ranking him second in the MAC and 39th in the country ... Joined Leon Williams as the only Bobcats to start all 32 contests ... Finished second on the team with 123 rebounds and 100 assists ... Led the team in scoring on eight occasions, including 19 points in March 11 MAC Tournament semifinal win over Miami ... The team's top free-throw shooter with a 79.7 percentage (110-of-138) ... Recorded season highs in points (21) and assists (7) in Feb. 2 win at Buffalo ... Led the team in rebounds with eight on two occasions ... Named MAC East Division Player of the Week on Jan. 7 ... Averaged 12.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.2 steals in 18 conference games.

2003-04: A member of the MAC All-Freshman Team ... Ranked among the top five freshmen in every major statistical category ... Played in 24 games, starting 16 times (15 straight) ... Missed six contests because of a sprained foot ... Averaged 9.2 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... Tallied double figures 11 times ... Recorded his first career double-double at Buffalo with 13 points and a career-high 10 rebounds ... Set career highs in points (28), field goals (nine of 13), and three-pointers (four of five) vs. Marshall ... Led all freshmen with 25.7 minutes per game ... Played a career-high 39 minutes at Butler ... Limited to single digits only once (Toledo) ... Had at least one rebound in 22 straight games ... Shot 50% at home ... Averaged 2.67 assists per game in conference play ... Dished out a career- and team-high seven at Akron ... Second overall on the team with 59 ... Led the team with 47 steals ... Had at least one steal in 21 of his 24 games ... Picked up a career-high five steals twice (vs. Mercer and at Bowling Green) ... Led the team with three steals vs. Kent State.

HIGH SCHOOL: An all-state and all-county selection who was named Indiana's Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior ... Averaged 22 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals per game during his final campaign ... Listed among ESPN's Top 100 Prospects (No. 69) and was a finalist for Indiana's Mr. Basketball award ... Made the Dean's List 15 out of a possible 16 academic quarters.

PERSONAL: A management information systems major ... Son of Welton Troutman ... Born on Jan. 8, 1985.