00 - Josh Higgins
Josh Higgins
Height: 7-0
Weight: 275
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
High School: Vandalia-Butler
Previous College: Western Kentucky
Position: Center

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-2006: Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.

WHILE AT WESTERN KENTUCKY: Lettered two seasons at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky. ... appeared in 54 games and averaged 2.6 points and 2.0 rebounds per game ... registered a career-high 11 points against Austin Peay as a freshman and Kentucky State as a sophomore ... grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds against Austin Peay as a freshman ... shot 58 percent from the field and 53 percent from the free throw line and blocked 11 shots in two seasons ... missed the first four games of his sophomore season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery after the first exhibition game ... scored nine points on 4-for-5 from the field against Fordham, then followed that with a 4-for-4 performance and eight-point effort against Virginia as a sophomore.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: A 2003 graduate of Vandalia-Butler High School in Vandalia, Ohio ... played for coach Ray Zawadzki... named Greater Western Ohio Conference Player of the Year ... first-team all-league selection and state District 9 Player of the Year ... averaged 17.5 points and 9.8 rebounds per game as a senior ... participated in Ohio North-South All-Star Game ... first-team all-area, all-district and second-team all-state selection ... Dayton Daily News first-team All-Star ... led prep team to a 21-2 record and the conference championship as a senior ... both losses came by one point in the final seconds ... shot 61.9 percent from the field and 78.9 from the free throw line as a senior ... averaged 13.9 points and 7.9 rebounds as a junior ... led prep team to a 21-4 mark and conference, district and sectional titles ... shot 59.5 percent from the floor and 77.9 from the free throw line as a junior ... played on the varsity as a sophomore and helped lead the team to a 20-5 mark ... played for the All-Ohio Red AAU squad, helping lead the team to the Nike Peach Jam Classic title as well as a runner-up finish at the 17-and-under National Tournament and a third-place showing at the Nike Super Showcase.

  Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds  
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2005-06
2006-07 27-1 279 10.3 51 89 .573 0 0 .000 17 22 .773 30 46 76 2.8 46 0 9 23 7 1 119 4.4
2007-08 12-1 66 5.5 12 23 .522 1 1 1.000 3 5 .600 7 8 15 1.3 17 0 3 15 1 0 28 2.3
TOTAL 39-2 345 8.8 63 112 .563 1 1 1.000 20 27 .741 37 54 91 2.3 63 0 12 38 8 1 147 3.8