Men's Basketball

A.J. Astroth - 20


Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Wharton HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 200


A.J. Astroth


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MBB Factbook & Season Outlook

2012-13 Season Preview and link for this season's factbook.


Exhibition games announced, other notes

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Getting to know Eric McClellan

6'4 point guard talks about his transfer from Tulsa as he gets accustomed to life at Vanderbilt.


Big shooting guard from Tampa, Fla., who averaged 22 points, 7.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists, and 3.4 steals for his Wharton High School team...Also the school's all-time leading scorer.

2012-13 (Freshman):
Played in nine games...Averaged 0.4 points and 0.6 rebounds per game...Scored two points against Alabama A&M (12/15) and two points at Missouri (1/26)...Grabbed four rebounds at Arkansas (1/12).

High School:

Was a first-team all-Hillsborough County member for his junior and senior seasons, and was a second-team all-state selection in his senior campaign...His Wharton High School team was a three-time district champion and a regional finals runner-up in his senior season...Earned three letters in basketball and was the team's captain for two years...Member of the high honor roll for four years and also a member of the National Honor Society.

Armand J. Astroth... August 16, 1993... Son of Michael and LaVerne Astroth... Has one brother, Ryan Latham (38) and two sisters, Jamila Williams (28) and Diamond Latham (18)... Plans to major in Business Management and Marketing... Advice to youngsters: "Don't let anyone tell you that you can't do something. If you want it, work your behind off, and go get it."


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