21 - Ian Clark
Ian Clark
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: '13
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
Position: G
Last School: Germantown HS
Specialties: 4L

Statistics: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

2012-13: Portsmouth Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention ... Naismith and Lou Henson National Player of the Year candidate ...  National Three-Point Championship Third Place (Final Four) ... Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America ... Mid-Major All-America ... OVC co-Player of the Year ... First Team All-OVC ... OVC Defensive Player of the Year ... OVC All-Tournament Team ... Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Men's Basketball Player of the Year ... Four-time OVC Player of the Week ... Three-time TSWA Player of the Year ... Great Alaska Shootout All-Tournament Team ... UCF All-Tournament Team ... Team Captain ... 33 game appearances, all starts ... Emerged as one of the top all-around shooting guards in the nation ... Tremendous shooter with ‘old school’ mid-range game and active defender ... 30 double figure scoring games ... Belmont’s NCAA era career leader in points (1920) and three-point field goals (340) ... Broke program’s career scoring mark in soldout ESPN BracketBuster victory vs. Ohio (2/23/13) ... Third in nation in three-point field goal percentage (.459) ... Third in nation in field goal percentage among guards (.543) ... 10th in nation in three-point field goals per game (3.09) ... 3rd in OVC in scoring (18.2) ... 9th in OVC in steals per game (1.6) ... Career-high 32 points, four rebounds, two blocked shots vs. UT Martin (1/12/13) ... 30 points, three steals vs. Southeast Missouri (1/10/13) ... 30 points vs. Lipscomb (12/4/12) ... 29 points, Great Alaska Shootout record nine three-pointers vs. Northeastern (11/23/12) ... 26 points, six second half three-pointers vs. Tennessee State (3/8/13) ... 25 points, five assists, four steals at Austin Peay (2/9/13) ... 24 points, 10-for-10 FG at VCU (12/1/12) ... 22 points, seven rebounds vs. Eastern Kentucky (1/17/13) ... 22 points, four assists at Murray State (2/7/13) ... 21 points vs. Arizona in NCAA Tournament second round (3/21/13) ... 21 points at Eastern Kentucky (1/26/13) ... 22 points, six rebounds, six assists, four steals vs. Tennessee State (1/19/13) ... Would be Atlantic Sun or Ohio Valley Conference career three-point field goals made leader had Belmont been in either league four years.

2011-12: First Team All-Atlantic Sun ... Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Year ... Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team ... CollegeInsider.com Mid Major Defensive All-American ... Preseason Atlantic Sun Player of the Year (multiple media outlets) ... Played outstanding basketball on both ends of the floor the entire season, in particular, the conference tournament ... 34 game starts ... 25 double figure scoring games ... 34th in NCAA in three-point field goal percentage ... Second in Atlantic Sun and 33rd in NCAA in three-point field goals per game ... 28 points, six rebounds, five assists vs. Lipscomb (1/6/12) ... 23 points - all second half -, six rebounds at Stetson (2/13/12) ... 19 points, four rebounds, four assists in Atlantic Sun Semifinal vs. East Tennessee State  (3/2/12) ... 18 points, four rebounds, three assists vs. East Tennessee State (2/18/12) ... 17 points, six assists, four rebounds at Florida Gulf Coast (2/11/12) ... 17 points, five rebounds, three assists vs. Mercer (12/3/11) ...  16 points, six rebounds in Atlantic Sun Championship vs. Florida Gulf Coast (3/3/12) ... 16 points at Mercer (2/25/12) ... 16 points, three rebounds at Memphis (11/15/11) ... 15 points, four assists at Lipscomb (2/3/12) ... 14 points, two steals vs. Tennessee State (12/6/11) ... 14 points, went over 1,000 career points vs. Troy (12/15/11) ... 13 points, five rebounds, three steals at Duke (11/11/11) ...  12 points, three assists in NCAA Tournament second round game vs. Georgetown (3/16/12) ... DNP in Atlantic Sun Quarterfinal vs. Jacksonville (abdominal strain).

2010-11: NABC All-District 3 Second Team ... Atlantic Sun Most Valuable Player (CollegeInsider.com) ... Honorable Mention Mid Major All-American (CollegeHoops.net) ... First Team All-Atlantic Sun ... Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team ... Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (1/18/11, 2/21/11) ... Preseason All-Atlantic Sun (Sporting News, Athlon, Lindy’s, league office) ... Ranked among Atlantic Sun leaders in five statistical categories ... Third in Atlantic Sun in three-point field goal percentage, T-7th in three-point field goals per game ...  58th in NCAA in effective field goal percentage (Ken Pomeroy) ... Led team in scoring (12.2 ppg) ... 25 double figure scoring games ... Started 35 games, and all 66 games of career ... Season-high 21 points, three rebounds, two steals at Campbell (2/12/11) ... 20 points, five assists vs. Campbell (1/15/11) ... 20 points, four rebounds vs. USC Upstate (2/19/11) ... 18 points, six rebounds, clutch plays late vs. ETSU (2/17/11) ... 18 points at [24/23] Tennessee (11/16/10) ... 18 points - all in first half - , three rebounds, two steals vs. Arkansas State (11/17/10) ... 17 points, three rebounds, three assists at Florida Gulf Coast (1/3/11) ... 16 points, three rebounds, two assists vs. Mercer (12/2/10) ... 15 points, two assists vs. Middle Tennessee State (12/7/10) ... 15 points, three steals vs. Florida Gulf Coast (1/28/11).

2009-10: Turned in one of the finest freshman seasons in all of college basketball ... CollegeInsider.com Mid Major Freshman All-American ... Sporting News Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year ... Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year ... Second Team All-Atlantic Sun ... Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team ... Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (2/8/10) ... First freshman of Bruin NCAA era to lead team in scoring ... Only Bruin to start all 31 games ... Fifth among all NCAA freshmen in made three-point field goals ... Among Atlantic Sun leaders in five statistical categories ... Third in three-point field goal percentage ... Fourth in three-point field goals per game ... Fifth in free throw percentage ... Eighth in scoring ... Team-high 23 double figure scoring games and led team in scoring 17 times ... Eight 20+ point games ... At least one three-point field goal in 28 games ... Career-high tying 31 points on 9-for-11 three-point shooting vs. North Florida (2/7/10) - nine treys one off Curb Event Center record and among NCAA single-game highs ... Career-high tying 31 points vs. Stetson (1/4/10) ... 24 points, four rebounds, four assists vs. ETSU (1/23/10) ... 22 points, five rebounds, three assists at USC Upstate (2/13/10) ... 22 points, eight rebounds, clutch plays late at Mercer (12/5/09) ... First career double-double of 21 points, 10 rebounds at Stetson (2/18/10) ... 21 points in collegiate debut vs. Portland State (11/13/09) ... 20 points, four rebounds, four assists at Middle Tennessee State (12/8/09) ... 19 points vs. Mercer in Atlantic Sun Quarterfinal (3/4/10) ... 16 points - including vital three-pointer late - vs. Jacksonville (2/5/10) ... Career-high five steals at ETSU (2/1/10).

Prior to Belmont: A dynamic, multi-dimensional guard who could make an instant impact on both ends of the floor ... A four-year varsity letterwinner at Germantown High School under head coach Newton Mealer ... Emerged as one of the top players in the Memphis area ... Averaged 23 points, five rebounds and five assists per game as a senior as the Red Devils won 20 games ... Named to the 2009 Tennessee All-Region Team ... Named to the 2009 Pepsi/Memphis Commercial-Appeal `Best of the Preps' Basketball Team for Class AAA ... Three-time All-Metro Selection of the Memphis Commercial-Appeal ... Ranked as the No. 8 prospect out of the West Tennessee area and `Best Shooter in Memphis' by 901PrepScoop.com ... Listed as top prep player by TNPrepHoops.com ... Highly regarded by ESPN.com, Scout.com and Rivals.com ... Averaged 18.5 points per game as a junior ... Led Germantown HS in scoring sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Played AAU Basketball for renowned Memphis YOMCA.

Personal: Earned degree in Business Administration ... Son of Jon and Shelbia Clark ... Born Ian Patrick Clark on March 7, 1991 in Memphis, Tenn. ... Has one sibling, Chris ... AAU teammates of Leslie McDonald (North Carolina), Johnnie Williams (George Mason) and Farrakhan Hall (Seton Hall/Memphis) ... Enjoys watching movies and playing video games ... Won back-to-back state titles in middle school ... Lists Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony as favorite athletes ... Represented by Bill Duffy Agency.