Andre Emmett, former Texas Tech University star, has reportedly been shot & killed in Dallas at the age of 37.
Emmett played college basketball for four years at Texas Tech University under Bob Knight. Currently, he is the Red Raiders’ 2nd all-time leading scorer and the 4th all-time leading scorer in the Big 12.
During his junior and senior year, Emmett proved to be one of the best scorers in college basketball averaging 21.8 and 20.6 points per game, respectively. He also earned Unanimous 1st team All-Big 12 honors his junior and senior year and Consensus All-American honors his senior year. Emmett capped off his college career by winning the 2004 NCAA Slam Dunk Contest.
During his professional career Emmett played for 24 different teams in USA, Europe, South America and Asia, among them the Memphis Grizzlies (8 games), Lietuvos Rytas and the New Jersey Nets (6 games). His last team was Capitanes de Arecibo in Puerto Rico.
Emmett was also participating in the BIG3 league for two seasons.