BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Oklahoma must have felt their NCAA Tournament experience wasn't complete until they showed the rest of the world what Sooner fans have been experiencing all season – the roller coaster ride known as OU basketball.
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2006 (Junior): Came off the bench in 18 the team's 31 games but led squad in total minutes played (866). Started six of first eight games and seven of the last nine. Averaged 7.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and a team-high 1.3 steals per game. Ranked second on team with 43 3-pointers and made at least four treys eight times. Shot .725 from the free throw line (29-for-40). Recorded 14 steals over the last seven games (2.0 average). Scored a career-high 20 points against No. 6 Texas A&M (Feb. 17) as he was 7-for-14 from the field and 5-for-7 from 3-point range. Registered a then-career-high 17 points and a career-high-tying nine rebounds against Purdue in the second round of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational (Nov. 21). Was 4-for-4 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points versus Longwood (Jan. 30).
2005 (Sophomore): Averaged 5.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 23.0 minutes per game. Made 24 starts (including all 16 Big 12 games). Made 34 3-pointers to rank second on team. Ranked third on squad with his .351 3-point field goal percentage. Scored in double figures six times. Was 4-for-5 from 3-point range and produced a career-high-tying 15 points and season-high-tying seven rebounds against UW-Milwaukee in NCAA Tournament (March 16). Netted 14 points against Binghamton (Nov. 23). Played all 40 minutes in Big 12 opener at Nebraska (Jan. 7) and scored 13 points. Contributed 11 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in win over No. 4 Texas (Jan. 28). Made important back-to-back second-half 3-pointers in a tight game at SMU (Jan. 3).
2004 (Freshman): Played in 28 games and made 11 starts (including the last 10 contests). Team was 9-2 in his starts. Averaged 4.6 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 15.4 minutes per outing on the season. Over final 10 games averaged 7.4 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists while shooting .421 (8-for-19) from 3-point range in 25.4 minutes per game. Twelve of his 13 3-pointers came as a starter. Scored in double figures five times (did it in four of the last seven games). Played 37 minutes against No. 8 Kansas (Feb. 21) and finished with a career-high 15 points, seven boards, two assists and two steals. Followed with 14 points against Baylor (Feb. 26) and 14 points and a career-high nine rebounds at Texas (Feb. 28). Had 12 points, three rebounds and three assists in first career NCAA Tournament game against Niagara. Started against Coppin State (Dec. 1) and registered 14 points (4-for-6 from 3-point range) and seven boards. Had nine points and eight rebounds versus Florida A&M (Dec. 30).
Personal: Full name is David Charles Godbold. Born Nov. 3, 1985, in Oklahoma City. Parents are David and Cynthia Godbold. Was a high school honor roll student and was cited by Who's Who Among American High School Students. Was a student council and Fellowship of Christian Athletes member in high school. Also earned two letters in track. High school teammate DeJuan Jarrett plays basketball at Langston University while Kevin Hudson plays football at Tulsa. Also considered attending Middle Tennessee State, Oral Roberts, Southwest Missouri State and Texas State. Major is journalism.
Averaged 24.0 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game as a senior at Douglass High School. Named to The Oklahoman's All-City Team and to the Oklahoma Coaches Association's All-State Team. Led squad to 18-8 record and Class 4A state semifinals his senior year. Averaged 22.0 points and 9.0 rebounds as a junior. Career scoring high of 42 points came against Millwood high school his junior season ... Named to four all-tournament teams and earned a pair of tournament MVP honors. A McDonald's All-America nominee. Lettered all four years and captained team final two seasons. Coached by Terry Long.