1 - Nate Garth
Nate Garth
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Hamilton HS (Memphis, Tenn.)
College: New Mexico
Position: Guard

2012-13
Nate Garth averaged 5.7 points per game and 4.1 assists per game before he was injured against Long Beach State…Had a season-high 13 points with eight assists against Cal Poly…Recorded a career-high nine assists at San Diego State and has had eight games where he logged five or more assists. 

2011-12
The sole senior on the UCSB roster for the 2012-13 season, Nate Garth had an up-and-down first year with the Gauchos...Averaged 2.8 points, 2.5 assists and 1.5 rebounds per game...Was third on the team with 76 assists, tops among returnees...Had a season-high six assists in wins over Portland and UC Irvine...Garth had five assists against Santa Clara and Cal State Fullerton...When he had three or more assists, the Gauchos were 13-1...His assist-to-turnover ratio was exactly 2-to-1 as he had 76 assists and 38 turnovers...Scored a season-high 12 points, making all three of his three-point attempts and his only two-point attempt, in a win at Cal Poly...His next highest scoring game was a nine-point effort at UC Irvine...Exactly half of his 28 field goals came from outside the three-point line...Made just 30.% of his field goal attempts and 27.5% from three-point range...Garth started the first nine games of the season before coming off the bench in the final 22.

New Mexico
Garth sat out the 2010-11 season as a redshirt after transferring from the University of New Mexico...As a sophomore in 2009-10, Garth averaged 4.1 points, 1.6 assists and 1.2 rebounds per game for a Lobo team that was ranked among the top-20 virtually all season and finished with a 30-5 record...He played in 34 of the team's 35 games, missing one because of illness, and averaged 15.6 minutes per contest...As a freshman, Garth averaged 4.1 points, 4.1 assists, 1.1 rebounds and 17.8 minutes per game...Was the sixth freshman in New Mexico history to produce more than 100 assists in a season...Had a career-high 10 assists in a game against Ole Miss, becoming the first Lobo in nearly a decade to produce 10 or more assists in a game...Had 35 three-point baskets in his two seasons and made as many as four in a game...In Garth's two years, New Mexico won 52 of 69 games.

High School
Garth graduated from Hamilton High School in Memphis, Tenn....Averaged 24 points and 7 assists per game as a senior...Scored a career-high 37 points in the first game of his senior season...Had 33 vs. Treadwill HS...His career-high of 15 assists came against Golden Sierra HS during his sophomore season when he was attending Capital Christian High School in Sacramento...Was named All-District as a junior at Woodrow Wilson HS in Texas fand All-State as a senior at Hamilton HS in Memphis...Coached by Keelon Lawson at Hamilton HS.

Personal
Nathan Garth was born October 22, 1989 in Sacramento...The son of Lisa Stevenson and Tony Garth...Transferred to UCSB from New Mexico because he wanted to 'help a good team become great'...Nicknamed Nate Boogie...Hobbies include cutting hair, shopping for shoes and cars...Chris Paul is his favorite athlete...Favorite movies include Hoop Dreams and Friday...Roots for the Sacramento Kings and Oakland Raiders...Enjoys watching Martin, Fresh Prince, NBA TV and Sportscenter...Would someday like to play professional basketball or coach basketball at the college level...Majoring in anthropology.

Career Statistics

Year  gp-gs  min/avg fg-fga  pct  3fg-3fga  pct  ft-fta pct  off. reb def. Reb tot avg pf fo ast to blk  stl  pts  Avg 
11-12  31-9  474/15.3  28-91  .308  14-51  .275  18-27  .667  36  45  1.5  39  0 76  38  14  88  2.8 
TOTAL 31-9 474/15.3 28-91  .308  14-51  .275  18-27  .667  36  45  1.5  39  76  38  14  88  2.8 

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