Photos by John Russell of the Vanderbilt-Texas A&M men's basketball game on February 15.
Honors 2012-13 SEC Academic Honor Roll 2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
General: Powerfully-built power forward who has excellent shooting touch from beyond-the-arc...Was the valedictorian of his Waconia High School senior class in 2011.
2012-13 (Sophomore): Played in 31 games and made nine starts...Averaged 3.0 points and 2.9 rebounds...Best performance of the season came against Kentucky at Memorial Gym (1/10), when he posted career highs in points (9) and rebounds (10)...Made career-high two three's vs. Nicholls State in the season opener (11/10)...Grabbed eight rebounds vs. Ole Miss (1/15).
2011-12 (Freshman): Played in 16 games and averaged 0.5 points and 0.9 rebounds per game...Scored a career-high five points in 12 minutes of action against Lafayette (12/21)...Played a season-high 13 minutes against Monmouth (11/25)...Grabbed a career high six rebounds against Monmouth to go along with three points.
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in basketball, two-year captain, and a two-year letterman in football...Averaged 22 points and 12 rebounds in his senior year at Waconia and ended his career with 1,772 points and 985 rebounds...His Waconia teams claimed three Wright County conference championships and the 2011 team finished third in Class 3A...Individually, Moats was a first-team All-State selection his senior season and was a Parade Third-Team All-American in 2011...Was a four-time all-conference member and a member of the all-state team two times.
Personal: Shelby Adam Moats... Born June 12, 1992... Son of Scott and Sheryl Moats... Has a sister, Scotti (22), who is a senior on Bethel University's (MN) women's basketball team...Majoring in Economics at Vanderbilt... Chose the Commodores over Washington State and Northwestern...Advice to youngsters: "Work hard if you want to reach your goals."
Points: 9, vs. Kentucky (1/10/13)
FG Made: 4, vs. Kentucky (1/10/13)
FG Atts: 7, 2x, last vs. Kentucky (1/10/13)
3FG Made: 2, vs. Nicholls State (11/10/12)
3FG Atts: 5, vs. Nicholls State (11/10/12)
FT Made: 3, vs. Butler (12/29/12)
FT Atts: 5, vs. Butler (12/29/12)
Assists: 4, vs. Ole Miss (1/15/13)
Turnovers: 4, vs. Monmouth (11/25/11)
Blocks: 2, at Ole Miss (2/16/12)
Steals: 2, at Arkansas (1/12/13)
Minutes: 36, vs. Ole Miss (1/15/13)