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4 Omar Prewitt
Third Team All-CAA (2014-15)
CAA All-Tournament (2015)
CAA Rookie of the Year (2013-14)
CAA All-Rookie Team (2013-14)
Seven-time CAA Rookie of the Week

Ranks 12th in W&M history in 3-pointers made per game (1.55), 14th in 3-point percentage (.354) and 20th in 3-pointers made (101) … Comes in 13th in Tribe annals in blocked shots per game (0.7) and 18th in blocked shots (43).

Sophomore Season
A Third Team All-CAA Selection … Ranked among the CAA leaders in eight different categories … Was 10th in the CAA overall in scoring at 13.5 points per game, including a nearly 15 ppg average in CAA play … Tallied a career-high 33 points in the CAA semifinals against Hofstra (3/8) on 9-of-14 shooting, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range, to go with 12-of-18 at the free throw line … It was the second-best scoring game for a Tribe sophomore in program history … Notched another 30-point game on the season at Delaware (1/21), hitting the mark while connecting on a career-best 6-of-9 from 3-point range … Came in fifth in the CAA in field goal percentage (45.9), 11th in steals (1.2), blocked shots (0.8) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.3), 13th in defensive rebounding (3.9) and 14th in both assists (2.5) and 3-point percentage (34.0) … One of only two players to start all 33 games … Scored in double figures on 20 occasions, including 20 or more points five times … Posted his first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the NIT at Tulsa (3/17) … Poured in 25 points against Delaware (2/14) … Posted back-to-back 20-point games with 21 at James Madison (1/31) on 9-of-11 shooting and 22 at Charleston (2/5) … Named to the CAA All-Tournament Team after averaging 17.7 points per game in the CAA Tournament.

Freshman Season (2013-14)
Became the third player in W&M history to named the CAA Rookie of the Year … Named to the CAA All-Rookie Team as well … Appeared in all 32 games off the bench, averaging 24.6 minutes per game … His 11.4 points per game ranked 18th in the CAA and was the eighth-best for a W&M freshman in program history … Led all CAA rookies in scoring (11.4), assists (63), 3-pointers (51), 3-point percentage (.370), free throw percentage (.758), steals (29) and defensive rebounding (3.7) … Ranked fifth in the CAA in free throw percentage, eighth in 3-point percentage, 10th in steals, 13th in 3-pointers made and defensive rebounds and 15th in assists … His 51 3-pointers made were the second most for a W&M freshmen in program history … Scored in double figures on 20 occasions, including three 20-point games … Scored a season-high 24 points in the Tribe’s win at Howard and added 22 in the victory against VMI … Named CAA Rookie of the Week on seven occasions in 2013-14 … Finished with 14 points, all in the second half, in the CAA Championship game vs. Delaware … His steal and fastbreak dunk in the early stages of the second half was listed as the sixth-best play on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 … Just missed a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds at Drexel (1/25) … Hit a perfect 10-of-10 from the free throw line at Northeastern (2/8) and became just the eighth player overall in W&M history to accomplish the feat, the first freshman and the first player since 2003 … Tallied 16 points, all in the second half, against Hofstra (2/26), including 10 in the final three minute to lead W&M to the victory … Just missed a double-double in the regular season finale with 17 points and nine rebounds at Towson (3/1) … Scored 44 points in his first three games, the most for a W&M freshman since Thomas Roberts scored 59 through three games of his career in 1989-90 … Played in two of the Tribe’s four games during its international trip to the Dominican Republic, missing the final two contests due to a minor injury … Scored nine points and pulled down a team-best 11 rebounds in game one against the La Romana Pro Select Team.

One of five finalists for Mr. Basketball in the state of Kentucky after being named Region 10 Player of the Year … Named first team all-state … Led his team to the Kentucky State semifinals, averaging 23 points, 8.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 2.2 steals and 3.2 blocked shots per game in 2012-13 … Shot 50.7 percent from the field and 71.9 percent from the free throw line as a senior … Montgomery County’s all-time leader in scoring (2,636), 3-pointers (347), rebounding (1,071) and blocked shots (210)  … Selected to Kentucky Senior All-Star team … averaged five points for Kentucky, garnering one start in the Indiana-Kentucky All-Star Games …Scored 42 points in a win over Augusta (2/6/13) … Three-time All-Region 10 selection … Rated the 12th-best player in the state of Kentucky, regardless of class based on collegiate potential by the Rick Bolus' High Potential Recruiting Service in 2012, including the No. 6 player in the Class of 2013 ... Selected as one of six core players for the Kentucky Junior All-Star team ... Led Kentucky with 18 points, including four 3-pointers, in a scrimmage against the Indiana Junior All-Star team in June of 2012 ... Named Second-Team All-State by both the Lexington Herald Leader and the Louisville Courier Journal as a junior ...  Ranked ninth in the state in scoring at 21.4 points per game as a junior... Shot 40.7 percent (83-of-204) from 3-point range, hitting nearly 2.5 3-pointers per game ... Averaged a double-double adding 10.4 rebounds per game to go with 2.0 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.8 blocked shots per game ... Scored 40 points to go with 21 rebounds against Maysville St. Pat on Feb. 3, 2012 ... Hit 8-of-11 from 3-point range in a victory over Bourbon County on Jan. 10, 2012, finishing with 30 points ...  Played AAU with The Ville ... Helped The Ville to the Best Buy Classic Division I gold bracket title in Chicago during May of 2012, scoring 22 points in the championship game ... Turned in a 40-point performance, including an 8-of-9 clip from 3-point range, for The Ville in Orlando during July of 2012, which was rated one of the top five performances of the summer ... Featured on ESPN.com in its "Players to Watch" segment after the Adidas Invite in July of 2011 ... Two-star recruit by Scout.com.

Son of Omar Sr. and Lea Prewitt … Mother, Lea Wise-Prewitt, was an All-SEC player at Kentucky, before coaching Centre College (Ky.) to the Division III NCAA Final Four and being inducted in the Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame ... Sister, Maggie, was a two-time All-American in basketball at Centre College (Ky.) … Majoring in Kinesiology and Health Sciences.
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mount Sterling, Ky.
High School: Montgomery County
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