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#44 Adam Templeton
Position: GUARD/FORWARD
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rapid City, S.D.
High School: Central
Other College: UC Irvine
Experience: 1 Letter

2009-10 — Scored eight points in each of first two games while leading team in rebounds.

2008-09 — Started in 30 games, averaging 5.5 points and 3.8 rebounds...had career-high 12 points and 10 rebounds at Iowa State along with career-high four assists...collected 13 points vs. South Dakota State...scored 12 points at Illinois State, where he matched season high with four baskets...preserved home win vs. Wichita State with key steal that set up insurance points in waning minute...had season high nine rebounds, including six offensive boards, in win vs. Southern Illinois...grabbed eight rebounds vs. Indiana State in MVC Tournament...honorable mention MVC Scholar-Athlete selection.

Before Drake — Transfer from UC Irvine who was a two-year starter...will be eligible for 2008-09 season...averaged 8.0 points and 3.9 rebounds for Anteaters in 2006-07, while leading team with 59 three-point baskets...led team in scoring in five games, scoring a career-high 19 points at Drake...had double-double in upset win vs. South Carolina, collecting 16 points and 10 rebounds...had team-high 18 points and seven rebounds vs. Harvard...was named to the Big West All-Freshman team at UC Irvine in 2005-06 after averaging 4.5 points and 2.7 rebounds, while shooting 52 percent from the field and 44 percent from three-point range....averaged 6.4 points and 4.1 rebounds, shooting 57 percent from the field, including 46 percent on threes in 14 conference games....scored 15 points in 2005 win over Mississippi Valley State at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, making all six shots from the field, including three of three beyond arc...recorded his first collegiate double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in 30 reserve minutes in a January win over Cal State Fullerton...scored 18 points off the bench against UC Riverside.

High School — Earned first team Class AA all-state honors as a senior at Rapid City (S.D.) Central High School, while averaging 18.0 points and 9.0 rebounds in leading his team to the state tournament....was finalist for 2005 South Dakota Mr. Basketball..named to 2005 South Dakota Class AA all-tournament team...two-time all-conference performer...nominated to 2005 McDonald’s All-American High School Basketball team...scored career-high 43 points against Sioux Falls Washington as senior....was three-year starter, averaging 20.1 points and 6.7 boards as a junior when he was named to the all-state second team...played on varsity team as freshman while being youngest player in 2002 South Dakota Class AA tournament...earned academic all-state honors as senior.

Personal — Marketing and management major...advanced to finals of NFL Punt, Pass & Kick in 12/13 year division...won Minnesota Vikings’ NFL Punt, Pass & Kick championship in both 8/9 division and 12/13 divisions...born Adam Clinton Templeton on Jan. 15, 1987, in Rapid City, South Dakota...parents: Kim and Lori Templeton...his father, Kim, is the all-time leading scorer with 2,180 points at Black Hills (S.D.) State...has sister: Caitlin (19) who plays volleyball at Creighton...high school coach: Steve Moore.