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#1 Venoy Overton
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Franklin
Experience: 3 Letters

VENOY OVERTON PHOTO GALLERY

Overton's Career Highs
Points: 20, vs. Seattle U, 1/26/10
FG: 7, at USC, 1/23/10
3pt FG: 4, vs. CS Northridge, 12/22/07
FT: 16, vs. Seattle U, 1/26/10
Rebounds: 8, at Arizona St, 2/17/11
Assists: 8, 4 times, last vs. Long Beach St, 11/30/10
Blocks: 2, vs. Arizona St, 1/22/11
Steals: 6, at Texas Tech, 12/3/09
Minutes: 35, at Washington St, 3/8/08

Overton Quick Notes
• Ranks third all-time in UW history with 177 steals & 135 games played and fifth all-time with 390 assists.
• Second Husky all-time with 100 assists in three seasons.
• Ranks third all-time in UW history with 177 steals and fifth all-time with 390 assists.
• Franklin HS product, same school as current NBA standouts Jason Terry and Aaron Brooks and current Louisville guard Peyton Siva.
• Led Seattle's Franklin HS to the state title in 2006 with a win over Isaiah Thomas' Curtis HS (Tacoma). Thomas scored 51 points in the game, but Overton won the title.

2010-11 (Senior) - Ranks third all-time in UW history with 177 steals and fifth all-time with 390 assists ... joined Will Conroy as the only Huskies with 100 assists in three seasons ... played in 135 career games -- the third most in team history -- trailing only Quincy Pondexter and Matthew Bryan-Amaning (136) ... had 18 career games with 6 or more assists and 14 games with 4 or more steals ... was the Pac-10's active career leader in steals ... had at least 1 steal in 16 of the final 19 games ... ranked 10th in Pac-10 in assists (3.3) and second in assist to turnover ratio (2.3 - 103/45) ... his assist to turnover ratio ranked 37th nationally ... missed most of preseason practice with a strained hamstring ... dished out 6 assists and had 3 steals in season-opener vs. McNeese State ... equaled a career-high with 8 assists vs. E. Wash, plus had 4 steals ... averaged 4.3 points, 18.0 minutes and 1.3 steals per game during Maui Invitational ... season-high 10 points and 8 assists vs. Long Beach State ... dished out 7 assists vs. San Francisco ... had played in 114 straight games before missing the Nevada game on Dec. 22 with a hyper-extended left leg ... season-highs 11 points (9x13 from the line) and 6 rebounds in 29 minutes vs. USC ... averaged 7.5 ppg in L.A. trip ... recorded 5 assists vs. Oregon and 7 vs. OSU and moved up to 5th all-time among UW's all-time assist leaders (list below) ... averaged 10.0 during Bay Area homestand, including a season-high 12 points vs. Stanford ... back-to-back double figure scoring for the first team all season ... career high 8 rebounds and had 10 points at ASU ... replaced an injured Scott Suggs in the starting lineup at Arizona and had 6 points and 3 assists ... scored a season-high 15 points in 31 minutes vs. USC ... suspended for the Pac-10 tournament for violating team rules ... returned to the lineup vs. Georgia ... averaged 5.5 points during NCAA tournament.

2009-10 (Junior) - Has 141 career steals to rank 4th on the UW all-time list...first-team All-Pac-10 Defensive team...clutch free throw shooter who was 25x29 (86.2%) at the line in the last two minutes of all games this season...14 games with 10+ points...had a career-high streak of five-straight games scoring in double figures from Dec. 19-Jan. 2...led Washington with 112 assists and 49 steals...30th time a UW player has 100 assists in a season...ranked among Pac-10 leaders in steals (1.4 spg, 9th) and assist to turnover ratio (1.3, 9th)...has 11 career games with 6 or more assists...tallied 11 points and 6 assists vs. Portland State...did not start against Montana after missing shoot around due to getting stuck in traffic due to the Seattle Marathon...secured the win vs. Montana by hitting 3-of-4 FTs and blocking a potential game tying 3-pt attempt...played a season high 31 minutes and set a career high with 6 steals at Texas Tech...collected his 200th career assist on Dec. 12 vs. Georgetown...12 points and 7 rebounds vs. Texas A&M...10 pts, 5 assists and 3 steals vs. San Francisco...13 pts, plus 4 steals and 4 assists vs. OSU (Dec. 31)... season-high 14 pts vs. Oregon...tallied a career-best 8 assists vs. Stanford on Jan. 14...back-to-back 18 and 20 point games at USC and against Seattle U after not scoring in double-figures the previous five games...scored a season-high 18 points on a career-high 7 field goals and 13 attempts at USC on Jan. 23...returned to the starting lineup vs. Seattle on Jan. 26 and set numerous career highs including points (20), free throws made (16) and attempts (19), plus a career-high tying 8 assists and added 4 steals...7 assists, 6 rebounds and two steals vs. WSU...was 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the last minute (9-of-10 overall) to secure 81-75 win vs. Arizona on Feb. 4...hit two clutch free throws and stole the ball at the end to secure 59-52 win at WSU...scored 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting, including season-high three 3pt FG's at OSU...10 points in Pac-10 Tournament Championship game, including 2 free throws with 2.4 seconds left to clinch game...scored 8 pts and dished out 5 assists in NCAA win over Marquette... averaged 8.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg and 2.3 apg in three NCAA Tournament games.

2008-09 (Sophomore) - Named honorable mention for the all-Pac-10 defensive team ... scored nine points and grabbed five boards at Portland ... started against Cleveland State ... tied career-high four steals in 22 minutes of action against Eastern Washington, then equalled that against Montana eight days later ... scored 10 points with three assists against the Grizzlies, including two breakaway dunks ... scored 11 points against Morgan State ... handed out three assists against Stanford, Oregon and Oregon State ... scored six points against USC, both three point field goals ... scored 10 points in home win over #13 UCLA ... scored 11 points with five assists and a career-high five steals in win at Stanford ... played well in place of foul-plagued Justin Dentmon vs. the Cardinal ... scored nine points against Oregon State ... shot 7-for-12 from the field during three-game stretch (Oregon, UCLA, USC) for .583 pct. ... had two steals at UCLA, three at USC, two against #14 Arizona State and three against Arizona (10 in four games) ... grabbed six rebounds at home against Arizona ... registered five steals and handed out five assists against Seattle University ... scored 14 points in title-clinching game against Washington State ... went 8-for-11 from the free throw line against the Cougars.

2007-08 (Freshman) -- Appeared in all 33 games during the season and started 26, including the final 18 ... finished the season ranked 7th in the Pac-10 in assist/turnover ratio (1.62) and eithth in steals (1.36) ... His 45 steals ranks as the second-highest total for a Husky freshman behind teammate Justin Dentmon's 52 in 2005 and just ahead of Jon Brockman's 35 that same season ... an honorable mention all-Pac-10 selection ... averaged 4.9 points and a team-leading 3.2 assists per game ... led the team in assists 17 times ... scored in double-figures five times with a high of 19 points (led the team) in just 19 minutes against Arizona ... went 5-for-9 from the field and 9-for-9 from the free throw line against the Wildcats ... his nine free throws against Arizona tied with Jon Brockman for the most in a single game during the season ... scored 14 points against Cal State Northridge, going a perfect 5-for-5 from the field and 4-for-4 from the free throw line ... grabbed seven rebounds and handed out six assists at Washington State.

Franklin High School (Seattle, Wash.)
The 2007 Washington state Class 4A Player of the Year ... Listed No. 25 in the Best in the West poll conducted by the Long Beach Press-Telegram ... Averaged 21.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 3.0 steals during his senior season ... Led the Quakers to a 24-3 record in 2007 with a 14-0 league mark and third-place state finish ... Helped guide Franklin to the 2006 Class 4A state championship, scorng 20 points in a 70-51 win over Central Valley in the title game ... Averaged 18.1 points per game as a junior, 17.6 as a sophomore and 6.0 as a freshman ... Graduate of Seattle's Franklin High School, which also produced former Pac-10 standouts Jason Terry (Arizona) and Aaron Brooks (Oregon).

Overton Career Statistics

MinutesTotal3-PointF-ThrowsRebounds
Yeargp-gsminavgfgfgapctfgfgapctftftapctoffdeftotavgpffoastt/oblkstlptsavg
2007-08 33-2667820.546136.3381144.2506091.6591746631.9783107661451634.9
2008-09 35-171720.562146.425936.2506990.7671559742.193468726472025.8
2009-10 36-883223.196217.4421759.28897123.78928771052.91053112846493068.5
2010-11 31-565121.062146.4251040.2505279.6582357802.6753103458361866.0
TOTAL135-40287821.3266645.41247179.263278383.726832393222.435113390267211778576.3

Overton Career Game-By-Game Stats

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