21 Burton Sampson
21 Burton Sampson
Height: 6-4
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
Position: G
Last School: The Webb School
Experience: 3L

Statistics: 2017 | 2016 | 2015

2016-17: OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll ... NABC Honors Court ... 30 game appearances ... Earned consistent role as shooter and wing defender ... Scored in nine games ... Multiple rebounds in 11 games ... Career-high nine points, four rebounds vs. Trevecca Nazarene (2/21/17) ... Three points, three rebounds, blocked shot vs. Jacksonville State (1/19/17) ... Three points, three rebounds at Eastern Illinois (1/25/17) ... Three points, rebound at Pepperdine (12/3/16) ... Three points, rebound at Georgia in Postseason NIT (3/15/17) ... Two points, two rebounds vs. UT Martin (1/5/17).

2015-16: NABC Honors Court ... 14 game appearances ... Season-high five points at Arizona State (11/16/15) ... Scored in five games ... Seven steals ... University leave due to family reasons, spring semester.

2014-15: OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll ... 19 game appearances ... Career-high five points at Tennessee State (1/25/15) ... Five points, two rebounds vs. Jacksonville State (1/29/15) ... Five points vs. TTU (1/31/15) ... Four points at VCU (12/16/14) ... Four points, steal at Murray State (1/15/15) ... Three points vs. UT Martin (1/22/15) ... Two points vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/19/15) ... Two points vs. Eastern Illinois (3/5/15).

2013-14: Redshirt ... Academic All-Conference.

Prior to Belmont:
Standout four-year letterwinner at The Webb School for head coach Ricky Norris ... Led Webb to three state tournament appearances, including final 4 last two seasons ... Two-time TSWA Division II All-State ... 2013 Tennessee Division II Mr. Basketball Finalist ... Averaged 19 points and nine rebounds per game on 54 percent shooting in leading Webb to school-record 29 victories ... Led team in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage and free throw percentage ... Also averaged 18.5 points and eight rebounds per game as a junior.

Personal: Majoring in Marketing ... Has four siblings, Lauren, Michael, Steve, and Kristen ... Played AAU for Tennessee Travelers ... National Society of High School Scholars ... Also played baseball in high school ... Lists Peyton Manning as favorite athlete.