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  Bubba Walther

Bubba Walther

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Moeller

Last College:
Akron

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 175

Position:
G

Bubba Walther


2007-08: Started 19 games averaging 29.7 minutes per ... Finished the season with an 87.3 free throw percentage ... Finished second on the team in steals (46) ...Was third on the team in points with 380 ... Was in the top 10 in the MAC in 3-pointers per game (first), assist-to-turnover ratio (second), free throw percentage (third), assists (seventh) and steals (ninth) ... Streak of 21 straight free throws made ended against St. Bonaventure (12/5) ... Had a season-high 25 points against Cornell (11/17) ... Recorded a season-high 12 assists against Brown in the first round of the inaugural College Basketball Invitational (3/18) ... Was the Bobcats' most clutch performer, shooting 35-for-39 in the last 5 minutes of games... Led the team in assists with 116.

2006-07: Led Ohio, and ranked third in the MAC, with 2.3 three-pointers per game ... Led Ohio, and ranked second in the MAC, with an 87.0 free throw percentage ... Finished fourth on the team, and 17th in the MAC, with 12.4 points per game ... Ranked second on the team, and 10th in the MAC, with 1.5 steals per game ... Set new career highs for points scored (25), field goals made (8) and three-pointers made (6) at New Mexico State ... Tied a then-career high with 20 points at Western Michigan, including 10 in overtime ... Also recorded a career-high five steals at WMU ... Led Ohio with 18 points at Marshall ... Sat out the Bellarmine game with a thumb injury ... Netted eight points during overtime in a win against Marshall ... Scored 17 points - all in the second half - in his Ohio debut against Samford.

AT AKRON: Was an MAC All-Freshman Team selection in 2004-05 when he played in all 29 games and started 14 ... Led the squad as a rookie with 54 three-pointers and scored in double figures 12 times ... Appeared in eight games with three starts as a sophomore before leaving the team ... Averaged 8.8 points in 37 career games.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Archbishop Moeller under Head Coach Carl Kremer ... Averaged 16 points, six assists and 3.5 steals per game as a senior ... Earned Cincinnati Enquirer All-City and All-Greater Catholic League honors following his senior campaign ... Led his team to a 45-7 mark in his last two seasons, including a state title as a junior ... Had 19 points in the state championship victory over Brookhaven to earn all-tournament team honors.

PERSONAL: Actual first name is Adam ... Son of Jim & Ginger Walther ... Brother, Jay, played basketball at North Florida and Ohio Dominican ... Born on Dec. 5, 1985 ... Enrolled at Ohio for the 2006 Winter Quarter ... A recreation management major.