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#41 Garrett Stutz
Position: C
Height: 7'0"
Weight: 255
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
High School: North KC HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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2011-12 (Senior): Added 37 pounds since his freshman season at WSU up from 218...

2010-11 (Junior): He was honored as a member of the NIT All-Tournament team along with teammate Graham Hatch, averaging a team-leading 16.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in the two Madison Square Garden games... Also shot 75 percent from the field in the two games... Named to the MVC's All-Bench Team and Honorable Mention all-Scholar-Athlete... He averaged 9.6 points and shot 62 percent from the filed in WSU's five NIT games ... Scored a career-high 24 points and 11 rebounds in the NIT semi-final game against Washington State... Played in a school-record 37 games, along with seven teammates... Led the team in scoring five times, including a career-high 24 points in the NIT semifinal against Washington State... Also had a 20-point outing against Tulsa at INTRUST Bank Arena in downtown Wichita... Led the team in rebounding three times, including a career-high 11 to go with the 24 points in the NIT semi game...Had the game-winning three-pointer against LSU in Bossier City, La... Scored 12 double-figure scoring games... 

Sophomore (2009-10): Named to the Valley’s 2010 All-Bench Team and Most Improved Team in a vote of the MVC’s beat writers...Then named to the MVC All-Tournament team, averaging 14.0 points and 5.7 rebounds while shooting 50 percent (16-32) from the field... Honored at the team banquet as the Xavier McDaniel Rebounding Award winner… Played in all 35 of WSU’s games while starting the last five ... He opened the season scoring seven points in the first two games and two points against Pitt before exploding with 18 in the CBE Classic third place game against Iowa in front of his hometown crowd in Kansas City... Jumped his career-high rebounds from six against Arkansas Monticello to 12 against Alcorn State... Backed his Iowa effort with 13 points and six boards at Cleveland State and 10 points and the 12 boards against Alcorn State... Named WSU Athlete of the Week (Nov. 30-Dec. 6) after averaging a team-leading 10.0 points and 7.7 rebounds, which included the career-high 12 boards... Shot 70 percent in three games before going 1-for-5 at Missouri State... Saw limited action against CU in Wichita due to muscle strain in knee...Had double digits in 12 games, including seven of the last 10 to finish the season.

Freshman (2008-09): Played in all 34 games while averaging 4.2 points a game... Got his 12 starts in the first 18 games... Named Shocker Radio Player of the Game against Centenary when he had a career-high 22 points... He shot 76.9 percent (10-13) from the field in the game... Also had double figures with 14 against Bradley and 10 against Indiana State, both in Wichita... Career-high rebounds were five, five times... Led the team in scoring once against Centenary and once against Bradley... Had three blocks against Buffalo in the CBI, and also had two, six times previously... Finished the season with 21 blocks behind J.T. Durley's 33.

North Kansas City High School: Transferred to North Kansas City High School for his senior season for head coach Jim Hinrich where he averaged 22 points, 12 rebounds and two assists a game for the Hornets which went 14-9...Recorded career-bests of 44 points, 24 rebounds, eight assists and three steals...Averaged 25 points and 12 rebounds as a junior for Plaza Heights Christian High School in Blue Springs, Mo....Plaza Heights went 19-1 his junior year... Grew from 6-8 to 7-0 during his final two seasons... Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com...Named AP and basketball coaches association all-state, All-metro by the Kansas City Star and Metro Sports, and all-conference and all-district in class 5A... Also lettered in baseball and golf in high school.

Personal: Son of Bill and Valarie Stutz...Born Feb. 10, 1990 in Kansas City...Also recruited by Kentucky, Nebraska, Kansas State, Missouri State, SMU, Saint Louis, Iowa State and Northwestern... His father, Bill, played basketball at Slippery Rock... Majoring in finance at WSU.