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Kendall Russell

Kendall  Russell


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Von Steuben HS

Last College:
Cloud County CC

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 205


2009-10 (Senior): Played in 33 games making 26 starts at a forward position ... Averaged 4.8 points and 4.4 rebounds per game in his final season ... Ranked ninth in the Southern Conference in offensive rebounds, averaging 2.0 offensive boards per game ... Scored in double figures four times and pulled down five-or-more rebounds 15 times ... Matched a then career-high with 12 points in the season-opening win over St. Catharine College ... Opened a career-long stretch of three double-digit scoring outings with a career-high 18 points at Georgia Southern, connecting on a career-best 8-of-10 from the free throw line ... Suffered a broken front tooth in the road win over UNC Greensboro.

2008-09 (Junior): Appeared in 23 games with five starts ... Averaged 3.3 points and 3.5 rebounds per game on the season ... Tallied his first WCU points in the home win over Toccoa Falls on a stick-back following an offensive rebound at the 5:22 mark of the second half ... Recorded five-or-more rebounds in six games ... Was a key reserve off the bench, especially defensively, during the Great Alaska Shootout, seeing action in all three games ... Scored a career-high 12 points in a home win over Tennessee Wesleyan ... Brought great energy off the bench at Samford, scoring a SoCon-best six points and boarding a then career-high nine rebounds including five on the offensive end ... Was perfect from the floor (2-for-2) including hitting his first 3-pointer at WCU in the road loss at Chattanooga ... Led Western with a career-high 12 rebounds, including four offensive and a career-best eight defensive boards, in the home win over Georgia Southern - just missed his first career double-double with eight points in the victory ... Made his first WCU career start against Furman, responding with nine points and 10 rebounds, including a career-best seven on the offensive end ... Suffered a foot injury in the latter part of the season that limited his court time - all told, missed five-straight games at the end of the regular season.

Prior to Western: A athletic, combo-post player who finishes around the basket that played two seasons at Cloud County Community College in Concordia, Kansas, for head coach Kevin Muff ... Averaged 11.1 points and a team-high 6.6 rebounds, while shooting 56% from floor in 2008... Was an honorable mention on the All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) ... As a freshman, averaged 4.5 points on 61-percent shooting while pulling down an average of three boards per contest for a squad that finished 23-10 ... Played AAU basketball with the Chicago Demons.