UALR M Basketball BIO
22 Solomon Bozeman
2008-09: Sat out the season in accordance with NCAA rules after transferring to UALR from the University of South Florida ... Has two years of eligibility remaining.
At South Florida: Played two seasons at the University of South Florida, averaging 7.3 points and 2.5 assists per game for the Bulls ... Played in all 30 games with 24 starts as a true freshman at USF, averaging 9.6 points and 3.5 assists while playing 30.6 minutes a game ... Ended the year ranked 16th in the nation and second in the BIG EAST Conference with an .884 free-throw percentage ... Converted 130 of 147 foul shots on the year, including 28 straight over one stretch ... His .884 free-throw percentage was the second-best single-season mark in school history ... Scored in double figures 12 times that season, including a career-high 24 points against Bethune Cookman (12-31-06) ... Tallied 23 points against Buffalo in the season opener (11-13-06) to establish a new school record for points in a freshman's debut ... Dished out a career-high nine assists against South Carolina State (11-17-06) ... Went 15-of-16 at the foul line against Stetson (11-27-06), and a perfect 10-for-10 against East Carolina (12-9-06) ... Collected a career-high seven rebounds against Stetson ... Played in all 31 games with three starts as a sophomore ... Averaged 5.1 points and 1.5 assists over 18.6 minutes a game ... Scored a season-high 19 points in the opener against Cleveland State (11-9-07), going 5-of-7 from three-point range ... Totaled 17 points, four assists and four steals against Florida Atlantic (11-17-07) ... Left USF as the program's all-time leader in free-throw shooting at 87.9 percent (167-of-190).
High School: Earned Class 4A All-State and All-Arkansas accolades from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette as a senior at Magnolia High School after averaging 28.5 points, 3.3 assists and 3.0 steals per game ... Led Magnolia to a 23-6 record and a spot in the championship game of the state tournament that year ... Averaged 34.0 points per game during the postseason, earning All-Tournament honors in the process ... Played his junior season at Oxford (Miss.) High School where he averaged 25.1 points, 6.6 assists, 4.9 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game ... Received district most valuable player honors and was named the Oxford Eagle Player of the Year for the 2004-05 season.
Personal: Born Dec. 18, 1987 in Little Rock ... Son of Eric and Felicia Bozeman ... Father is the head men's basketball coach at Southern Arkansas and served as an assistant coach under Rod Barnes at Ole Miss for seven seasons ... Has one brother, Jeremiah ... Originally committed to Ole Miss ... Majoring in health science.