St. Helens, England
Notre Dame Academy (Va.)
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6-9 / 265
Veterans from 1990-2006 win a closely contested game in front of close to 5,000 fans.
Vanderbilt 72, Kentucky 67 (AP gallery)
Mobile big man with versatile inside and outside game.
Played in 21 games with two starts, averaging 7.5 minutes ... Missed 10 games early in the season after breaking a bone in left foot at Wake Forest (11/21) ... Scored in 16 of the 21 games played, including a season-high eight points at Florida (1/31) and against George Washington (3/15) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Grabbed a season-high four rebounds at Wake Forest (11/21) and against Arkansas (3/9) in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament ... Blocked three shots at Tennessee (2/10).
Played in 19 games without a start, averaging 7.6 minutes ... Averaged more than 13 minutes during the last seven games of the season ... Scored a career-high nine points at Ole Miss (3/1), making 3-of-3 from the field, including a 3-pointer and both free throw attempts to go along with three bounds, two blocks and two steals ... Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against UNC Greensboro (11/22) ... Made 9-of-10 free throw attempts on the season.
Saw action in 24 games with one start, averaging 4.9 minutes... Made 9-of-11 free throws (81.8 percent) ... Made his first career start against Ole Miss (1/29) ... Netted a season-high seven points on 3-of-5 field goal attempts against Texas-Pan American ... Played season-high 17 minutes against Ole Miss (1/29) with five points ... Tallied five points on 2-of-2 shooting, two assists and a block in eight minutes against Tennessee State (11/21) ... Led Vanderbilt in blocks four times.
Notre Dame Academy (Va.):
Named Honorable Mention All-State in lone season with Dragons ... Averaged 12 points and seven rebounds while helping the Dragons to the Division 2 state championship (19-8) ... Named to insiders.com's 2004 Top 25 list of top post graduates ... Coached by Larry Cullinane ... Other Notre Dame Academy teammates who play Division I basketball include Joe Posey (James Madison) and Jason Killeen (Winthrop) ... Played club basketball in England with the Manchester Magic (2000-2003) ... Named National Cadet Player of the Year in 2000 ... Played on the England National Team from 2000-2003, serving as co-captain in 2002 and 2003 ... Coached by Jeff Jones and Joe Forber.
Alan Cameron Metcalfe ... Born March 23, 1985 in St. Helens, England ... Son of Angela and Colin Metcalfe ... Has a sister, Lauren (18) ... Mother works through an area church assisting the homeless ... Majoring in economics ... After trying out for a traveling rugby team as a teenager resulted in whiplash, decided to play basketball ... Wears a size 15 shoe ... Advice to youngsters: "There are four things you never get back: the word spoken, the time spent, the arrow fired and the opportunity missed" ... Chose Vanderbilt over William & Mary and St. Bonaventure.
Points: 9, at Ole Miss (3/1/06);
FG Made: 3, 2x, last vs. LSU (3/10/06);
FG Atts: 8, vs. UNC Greensboro (11/22/05);
3FG Made: 1, 5x, last vs. Georgetown (11/15/06);
3FG Atts: 4, vs. Ole Miss (1/29/05);
FT Made: 4, 2x, last vs. George Washington (3/15/07);
FT Atts: 4, 3x, last vs. George Washington (3/15/07);
Rebounds: 7, vs. UNC Greensboro (11/22/05);
Assists: 2, 2x, last vs. TCU (12/18/04);
Turnovers: 3, vs. Ole Miss (1/29/05);
Blocks: 3, at Tennessee (2/10/07);
Steals: 3, at Rice (1/3/07);
Minutes: 18, at Wake Forest (11/21/06).