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#5 Eddie Spencer
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Muskegon Heights, Mich.
High School: Muskegon Heights HS
Eddie Spencer
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Release: 09/14/2006

Experienced player who gives CMU depth on the wing ... enters the season with over 40 career starts ... can knock down open shots or get to the basket ... has great endurance ... has the ability to be a good defender.  

COLLEGE

2006-07:  Played in 23 games with 17 starts ... missed the final seven games of the year (suspension) ... averaged 6.9 points and 4.3 rebounds per game ... in MAC play, averaged 8.4 points and 4.5 rebounds per game ... team’s second-leading rebounder ... tossed in a career-high 29 points, including seven three-pointers, against Ohio (2/3/07) ... scored in double figures four times ... led CMU in scoring once and rebounding four times ... went 8-for-8 from the line against UMKC en route to 16 points and seven boards ... grabbed a season-high seven rebounds on four occasions ... notched a career-high five steals at Buffalo (2/10/07) ... 27.3 minutes per game were second-most on the team. 

2005-06:  Played in all 28 games with 26 starts ... averaged 7.8 points and 4.4 rebounds per game ... posted almost identical averages in MAC play with 7.8 points and 4.3 rebounds per game ... ranked 18th in the league in rebounding (4.4) ... scored in double figures 11 times and pulled down double-digit rebounds once ... led the Chippewas in scoring once and rebounding four times ... notched a season-high 14 points on two occasions — versus Akron (1/18/06) and at Eastern Michigan (2/1/06) ... scored a team-high 12 points against Northern Illinois (1/26/06) ... snatched a career-high 11 rebounds against Western Michigan (1/29/06), all on the defensive glass ... scored in double figures the first three games of the season for longest double-figure streak of the year ... handed out a career-high three assists on three occasions ... third on the team with 28 three-pointers made. 

2004-05:  Played in all 28 games while making eight starts ... averaged 4.9 points and 3.3 rebounds per game ... averages boosted to 5.6 points and 3.5 rebounds in MAC action ... notched a double-double of 12 points and a season-high 10 rebounds in win over East Tennessee State (12/7/04) ... led the team in scoring once and rebounding three times ... scored in double figures four times, including a career-high 15 against Bowling Green (1/26/05) ... led team with 10 points at Toledo (2/26/05). 

2003-04:  Attended CMU but could not practice with the team (academic non-qualifier). 

HIGH SCHOOL — High school team was 42-9 during junior and senior seasons ... averaged 18 points, 12 rebounds, and four assists as a senior and 17 points, 11 rebounds, four assists, and two steals as a junior ... team reached state semifinals in 2002 and state finals in 2003 ... named first team all-state by Detroit News and second team by Detroit Free Press following senior year ... ranked No. 27 in the state by the Detroit Free Press prior to senior season ... named second team all-state by the Detroit News and Free Press and third team by Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan as a junior ... scored 16 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and blocked three shots in an overtime state semifinal loss to McBain in 2002 ... scored 13 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and handed out three assists in 2003 state semifinal win over Detroit Crockett and had 11 points, eight rebounds, and four assists in state final loss to Grand Rapids South Christian ... earned letters in basketball (three) and cross country (two) ... was all-state in cross country ... high school coach was Lamar Chapman and AAU coach was Norm Oden. 

PERSONAL — Born Eddie Lee Spencer III on January 9, 1985 in Muskegon, Michigan ... nickname is E Spezy ... parents are Teresa Porter and Eddie Lee Spencer Jr. ... majoring in sport studies and minoring in business administration ... aspires to coach basketball ... lists Michael Jordan as sports hero and daughter, Nya, as nonsports hero ... cousin, Paul Dye, played football at Toledo ... wears a size 14 shoe.