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Edgar Padilla

  • Player
  • Number: 12
  • Position: G
  • Height: 6' 2“
  • Weight: 175 lbs.
  • Hometown: Toa Alta, PR
  • High School: Springfield (MA) Central
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthdate: May 9, 1975

At UMass

  • Point guard for our Final Four run in 1995-96.
  • UM's all-time leader in steals, with 249.1)
  • Also first in steals (110) in conference games.2)
  • 597 career assists ranks fourth in UM history.3)
  • 135 games played is tied for second (with Sampson Carter) in UM history.4)

1996-97 Senior year

  • Shared team captain role with Carmelo Travieso and Tyrone Weeks.
  • Atlantic 10 Third Team.
  • NABC All-District Second Team selection.
  • Second in the A-10 in total assists (164), third in average (5.5 per game).
  • Stole 65 in the season, fifth-most in UM history.5)

1995-96 Junior year

  • Atlantic 10 Second Team.
  • Led the A-10 in assists, in both total (247) and average (6.7 per game).
  • The 247 assists ranks second-most all time in A-10 history.6) Ranks most in a season in UM history.7)
  • Led the A-10 in steals with 108, also second-most all time in A-10 history.8) Ranks most in a season in UM history.9)
  • Stole 7 in the games at Duquesne (1/20) and vs UCF (3/14), one short of the UM single-game record.10)
  • Stole 6 in the overtime win over Saint Joseph's (2/28).
  • Improved his Assist to Turnover ratio to 2.5 from 1.2 the year before.

  • Played 1351 minutes, the most in UM history.11)

1994-95 Sophomore year

Roster photo 1994-95

  • Stole 6 in the win over Stanford (3/19) to help UM advance to the Sweet 16.

1993-94 Freshman year

Statistics

SeasonGGSMPMPGFGFGAFG%2P2PA2P%3P3PA3P%FTFTAFT%PTSPPGORBDRBTRBRPGASTAPGTOVA:TOSTLSPGBLKPFFO
1993-9435752915.150121.4132953.5472168.3093543.8141564.5447511.5882.5681.3341.06750
1994-95332269721.183203.4094894.51135109.3213444.7732357.11050601.8983.0831.2421.318702
1995-963736135136.5102245.41661125.48841120.34285120.7083308.9201101303.52476.7992.51082.9171051
1996-97302494831.684244.34445110.40939134.2914053.7552478.21172832.81645.5762.2652.26882
Career13589352526.1319813.392183382.479136431.316194260.7469687.2452793242.45974.43261.82491.8473385

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Personal

  • Born on the same day as UMass teammate Carmelo Travieso.
  • Brother Giddel played for the Minutemen in 1992-93, and was Edgar's teammate in the 1995-96 season.
  • Son Edgar Jr. played with the University of Illinois in the 2020-21 season as a walk-on.12)13)
1) , 3) , 4) , 5) , 7) , 9) , 11)
Through the end of the 2020-21 season.
2)
Through the end of the 2019-20 season.
6) , 8)
Through the end of the 2018-19 season.
10)
Record of 8 in a game stands through the end of the 2019-20 season.
padilla_edgar.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/06 22:44 by mikeuma