He was the Big Man on Campus at Milton High, the steady force behind three straight Georgia state-title game appearances. The son of former NBA player Charlie Scott was a McDonald's All-American, the higest honor among today's highly-touted recruits.
Shannon Scott worked hard to maximize those God-given gifts and basketball genes. But a funny thing -- or not so funny to Scott...
CHICAGO Ohio State probably has the best point guard still playing in the Big Ten tournament.
It certainly has two point guards who are collectively better than anybody else's one or two. And it's a lineup with both Aaron Craft and Shannon Scott on the floor that's helping the Buckeyes play their best basketball of the season right now.
Friday night, the No. 2 seed...
Indiana's Victor Oladipo jumped through Assembly Hall's roof for an impressive blocked shot on Ohio State's Shannon Scott.
In their best performance of the season, Ohio State knocked off the #2 Indiana Hoosiers on their Senior Night in Assembly Hall. A truly amazing effort by the Buckeyes, Indiana were out hustled, out “toughed”, and thoroughly out played by the rowdy Buckeye bunch.
On a night that could have very well been decided by the play of Ohio State’s bigs, Aaron Craft and Shannon Scott...
Although Indiana’s Victor Oladipo wasn’t his normal self on offense (7 points) he still made a difference on the defensive end. The Big Ten and National Player of the Year candidate, Oladipo had a shot block on Shannon Scott that not many in this world can make. With Ohio State win over Indiana in Bloomington on Tuesday night, 67-58, Michigan, Ohio State, Michigan State and Wisconsin...
Ohio State sophomore point guard Shannon Scott took the Buckeyes' 59-56 loss at Michigan State tough. After all, it was his missed shot in the final seconds that serves as the final memory from a missed opportunity for the Buckeyes. More on Scott, Craft's steals record, secondary scoring options and team notes inside.
Ohio State's Shannon Scott shows here why he's getting more minutes at the point, and why he has the 3rd best assist rate in the Big Ten. Sam Thompson finishes as Sam Thompson is want to do - that is, with high flying authority.
Last season, Shannon Scott's timid nature was evident when he was on the floor. In the time since, the sophomore point guard has become one of the biggest weapons for the Ohio State basketball team. Now with his fast style and his inhibitions thrown to the wind, Scott is developing into the player Thad Matta envisioned when recruiting him.
With Jared Sullinger on the roster last season, Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta did all that he could to surround the Buckeyes' philosophy around the All-American big man. It worked, as OSU advanced to its second Final Four in Matta's tenure. Without Sullinger this year, OSU will take a faster approach. That could start with Shannon Scott.
Ohio State guard Shannon Scott is ready to get his sophomore season underway. Simone Scott caught up with the PG to discuss what he's worked on this off-season as well as which game he's looking forward to the most.