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Shawn Olden
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Shawn  Olden

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Union HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 175

Position:
Guard

Experience:
HS

03/18/2015

Men's Basketball Season Ends at Seattle

Pepperdine recorded its best season in more than a decade.

03/09/2015

Waves Ousted in WCC Semifinals by Gonzaga

Pepperdine will hope to continue its season at one of the various postseason tournaments.

03/07/2015

On to the Semifinals! Waves Defeat Toreros, 50-47

Pepperdine will meet either Gonzaga or San Francisco on Monday.

03/03/2015

Men's Hoops Receives Postseason WCC Awards

Stacy Davis is the Waves' first two-time All-WCC first teamer since 2005.

02/28/2015

Men's Hoops Beats Rival LMU, 65-49, to End Regular Season

Fourth-place Pepperdine will play fifth-place San Diego in next weekend's WCC Tournament quarterfinals.

03/09/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Gonzaga (3/9/2015)

John Shaffer's photos of the Waves' WCC Tournament semifinal loss to Gonzaga in Las Vegas.

03/07/2015

Men's Basketball vs. San Diego (3/7/2015)

Photos by John Shaffer and USA Today Sports Images of the Waves' 50-47 win in the quarterfinals of the WCC Tournament.

02/28/2015

Men's Basketball vs. LMU (2/28/15)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 65-49 home win over the Lions.

02/21/2015

Men's Basketball vs. San Francisco (2/21/2015)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 56-54 home loss to the Dons.

02/19/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Santa Clara (2/19/15)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 64-55 home win over Santa Clara.

Shawn Olden Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Had a breakout debut season that led to WCC All-Freshman team honors ... Both overall and in league play, finished third on the team and second among WCC freshmen at 9.2 points per game overall and 9.3 in conference games ... Led the team with 35 three-pointers made ... Also averaged 2.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 28.5 minutes ... Played in 30 games and started 28 (started the first 19 games of the season) ... Scored a season-high and team-high 17 points at Iowa (11/24) ... Also led the team in scoring vs. Richmond (12/20) at Madison Square Garden with 13 points ... Scored in double-figures a total of 11 times ... Best WCC outputs were 16 points vs. Pacific (1/3) and vs. Santa Clara (2/19) ... Scored 13 points in his college debut vs. Fresno State (11/14) ... Other season highs were six rebounds (twice), five assists at Loyola Marymount (12/29), two blocked shots vs. Cal Lutheran (11/17), three steals (three times), four three-pointers made vs. Santa Clara (2/19) and 40 minutes vs. Portland (1/17).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Tulsa (Okla.) Union High School in 2014 ... Named the 2014 Willis Mackey Player of the Year, given to the state player of the year by the Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association ... Earned MVP of Oklahoma's Class 6A state tournament after leading Union to a 2014 state championship ... Averaged 18.9 points, three assists, three rebounds and two steals as a senior ... Also named to The Oklahoman's Super 5, the Tulsa World's All-Metro Player of the Year and the Frontier Conference Player of the Year ... Averaged 19.7 points during the state tournament, and had 20 points and nine rebounds in the championship game vs. Putnam City West ... Union had a 27-2 record, won its second state title in three years and was ranked 15th nationally by MaxPreps ... A two-year starter who also earned all-conference honors as a junior after averaging 13 points ... Was also a member of Union's state championship team his sophomore year ... Played in the Oklahoma Coaches Association all-star game in summer 2014 ... One of his teammates, Josh Davis, plays baseball at Pepperdine ... Earned academic all-conference honors.

CLUB: Played with Tulsa Union Select and Tulsa Heat.

PERSONAL: Born in Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of Vanessa Snell ... Has two siblings, Larissa and Trevor ... Plans on majoring in business ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of "the amazing academics, great teammates and coaches and the great atmosphere."

FAVORITES: Favorites include Michael Jordan (pro basketball player), Oklahoma City Thunder (pro basketball team), MacBeth (book), More Than a Game (movie), Martin (TV show), Drake (musical artist), okra curry (food) and track (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite things about basketball are "the competition, and the bonds and relationships you make from this sport."

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