Men's Basketball

13  Michael Porter
Michael Porter

Modesto, Calif.

High School:
Modesto Christian

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 198


Played in 25 games receiving starts in nine ... Shot 46 percent (12-of-26) from three-point range in last 16 games ... Averaged 15 minutes ... Knocked down a pair of three-pointers in 20 minutes at Auburn ... Scored four points in 18 minutes at Georgia ... Had career highs in points (9), assists (7), three-pointers (3) and minutes (39) against UAB ... Started and led team with four assists against North Carolina ... Played 34 minutes off the bench against Stony Brook ... Scored five points against Liberty ... Fouled out of losses to Gardner-Webb, Indiana and Houston.

Cat Scratches

Full name: Michael James Porter
Parents: Gary and Pam Porter
Siblings: Jeff, Katie and Jessica
Wife: Bryana Malone
Date of Birth: May 10, 1987
Place of Birth: Bartlesville, Oklahoma
High School Coach: Gary Porter
High School Mascot: Crusaders
Major: Business - Finance

True freshman saw action in all but five games this season ... Averaged 6.7 minutes ... Shot 35 percent (9-of-26) from long range, but was just 3-of-14 in last 16 games ... Had season-high four assists in 14 minutes against Georgia ... Scored five points on four occasions (DePaul, UCLA, Santa Clara and Georgia) ... Scored four points and grabbed five rebounds in win at Louisville ... Played a season-high 16 minutes against Chattanooga ... Had three points, three assists and three rebounds in 11 minutes against College of Charleston ... Scored five points and grabbed three rebounds in 12 minutes against UCLA ... Scored first collegiate points on a three-pointer in win over DePaul ... Finished the game with five points, a rebound and a steal in four minutes ... In 12 minutes, grabbed a rebound and handed out two assists vs. Mississippi Valley State ... Grabbed a rebound in two minutes in win over Miami (OH).

High School
Averaged 16 ppg, 8 apg, 5 rpg, 4 spg and 41% from three-point range during high school ... Four year started at Modesto Christian amassing a 115-23 record ... Three-time all-state ... Four-time All-District ... Led Modesto Christian to 2004 state championship and a 2003 runner-up finish ... Four-time Holiday Hoops All-Tournament Team ... Six Counties All-Star Game MVP, 2006 ... Also played football, was selected two-time all-state ... Coached at Modesto Christian by Gary Porter.

Born May 10, 1987 ... Parents are Gary and Pam Porter ... Married the former Bryana Malone on May 19, 2007 ... Coached by his father Gary in high school ... Attended same high school as former Wildcat standout Chuck Hayes.

Career Highs

Opponent Date
Points 9 vs. UAB 12/15/07
FG Made 3 vs. UAB 12/15/07
FG Atts 8 vs. Tennessee Tech 12/22/07
3FG Made 3 vs. UAB 12/15/07
3FG Atts 5 vs. UAB 12/15/07
FT Made 2 Three times
FT Atts 2 Six times
Rebounds 5 at Louisville 12/16/06
Assists 7 vs. UAB 12/15/07
Steals 3 vs. Central Arkansas 11/6/07
Blocks 1 Five times
Minutes 39 vs. UAB 12/15/07
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