22 - Stephen Atkinson
Stephen Atkinson
Height: 6-6
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Benton, Ky.
High School: Marshall County HS
Position: G/F
gp 17
pts/g 2.5
fg % 39.4
3pt % 13.3
ft % 82.4
reb/g 1.0
a/g 0.2

In 2012-13: Atkinson appeared in all 28 games for the Lions as a sophomore making 14 starts at forward....averaged 8.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, 0.7 assists per game while averaging 21.7 minutes per game...Shot 38% (70-184) from the field on the year while going 18-52 (34.6%) from beyond the three-point line and 68-89 (76.4%) from the free-throw line, a mark good for fourth on the team....Recorded nine double-digit scoring performances including recording a career-high 21 points on 7-12 shooting from the field in the Lions 87-80 win at home over Pittsburg State...Nearly recorded a double-double in the Lions win at home over Missouri Western grabbing a career-high nine rebounds while chipping in 18 points.  

In 2011-12: Appeared in all 30 games for the Lions as a true freshman averaging 9.0 minutes per game ... averaged 2.1 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game ... Hit 26 of 66 from the field which was good for a .394 shooting percentage ... was 7 of 25 from the three-point stripe on the year, including going 2 for 3 in a 89-43 win over Truman ... had a season-high 14 points over Truman ... had a season-high six rebounds vs Avila (Mo.) ...

Prior to Southern: Atkinson played for coach Gus Gillespie at Marshall County High School and helped the Marshalls to a 28-7 record his senior season, a district and regional championship and a spot in the State Elite Eight ... He averaged 19 points and ten rebounds, while shooting 50 percent from the field, 38 percent from long-range and 80 percent from the free-throw line ... He was the District and Region MVP and scored over 1,000 points in his career ... He was the Paducah Sun Purchase Region One Player of the Year and was the Froggyland Sports Player of the Year. 

Personal: Stephen is the son of Susan and David Atkinson and is a business major at Southern.

Recent Games
Mar 1 at Lincoln (Mo.) W, 102-68
Mar 7 vs. Neb.-Kearney W, 87-79
Mar 8 vs. Northwest Mo. St. W, 70-67
Mar 9 vs. Central Oklahoma W, 84-72
Mar 15 vs. Fort Hays St. W, 80-69
Mar 16 vs. Central Mo. L, 94-84
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 11
Games started - -
Minutes 101 66
Minutes per game 5.9 6.0
FG 13-33 7-19
FG Pct 39.4 36.8
3PT 2-15 1-8
3PT Pct 13.3 12.5
FT 14-17 9-11
FT Pct 82.4 81.8
Off rebounds 4 2
Def rebounds 13 7
Total rebounds 17 9
Rebounds per game 1.0 0.8
Personal fouls 9 3
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 3 2
Turnovers 9 7
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.3
Steals 1 0
Blocks 0 0
Points 42 24
Points per game 2.5 2.2
Points per 40 min 16.6 14.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 29 at Missouri St. L, 93-80 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Arkansas L, 99-82 - 4 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Nov 8 vs. St. Mary's (Tex.) W, 61-54 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 9 vs. Eastern New Mexico W, 68-65 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Ark.-Fort Smith L, 74-72 - 0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 22 vs. Avila W, 108-67 - 13 4-5 80.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 8
Nov 23 vs. Bethany (Kan.) W, 112-74 - 8 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 5-6 83.3 10
Nov 30 Ottawa W, 101-75 - 6 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 5 Neb.-Kearney W, 99-79 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 #22 Washburn W, 110-73 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 17 Arkansas Tech W, 74-73 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 at Emporia St. W, 89-60 - 18 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 6-6 100.0 10
Jan 4 Fort Hays St. L, 76-67 - 7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 8 at Central Oklahoma W, 92-79 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 at Northeastern St. W, 80-65 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Lindenwood (MO) W, 70-50 - 8 2-4 50.0 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 4
Jan 18 Lincoln (Mo.) W, 76-63 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at Northwest Mo. St. L, 79-78 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Mo. Western St. W, 105-71 - 7 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 30 at Southwest Baptist W, 96-94 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Central Mo. L, 75-62 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 8 Central Mo. L, 97-92 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Northwest Mo. St. W, 82-68 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Mo. Western St. W, 78-60 - 2 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 19 Southwest Baptist W, 113-83 - 9 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 4
Feb 22 Pittsburg St. W, 110-90 - 2 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 27 at Lindenwood (MO) W, 90-74 - 2 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 1 at Lincoln (Mo.) W, 102-68 - 2 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 7 vs. Neb.-Kearney W, 87-79 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. Northwest Mo. St. W, 70-67 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. Central Oklahoma W, 84-72 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Fort Hays St. W, 80-69 - 2 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 16 vs. Central Mo. L, 94-84 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 29 at Missouri St. L, 93-80 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Arkansas L, 99-82 - 4 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 8 vs. St. Mary's (Tex.) W, 61-54 - 6 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nov 9 vs. Eastern New Mexico W, 68-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Ark.-Fort Smith L, 74-72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 22 vs. Avila W, 108-67 - 13 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 1 0 0 0
Nov 23 vs. Bethany (Kan.) W, 112-74 - 8 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 30 Ottawa W, 101-75 - 6 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Dec 5 Neb.-Kearney W, 99-79 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 #22 Washburn W, 110-73 - 8 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 17 Arkansas Tech W, 74-73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 at Emporia St. W, 89-60 - 18 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 4 Fort Hays St. L, 76-67 - 7 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 8 at Central Oklahoma W, 92-79 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 at Northeastern St. W, 80-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Lindenwood (MO) W, 70-50 - 8 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 18 Lincoln (Mo.) W, 76-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at Northwest Mo. St. L, 79-78 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Mo. Western St. W, 105-71 - 7 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 30 at Southwest Baptist W, 96-94 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Central Mo. L, 75-62 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 8 Central Mo. L, 97-92 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Northwest Mo. St. W, 82-68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Mo. Western St. W, 78-60 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 19 Southwest Baptist W, 113-83 - 9 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 22 Pittsburg St. W, 110-90 - 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 27 at Lindenwood (MO) W, 90-74 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Mar 1 at Lincoln (Mo.) W, 102-68 - 2 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Mar 7 vs. Neb.-Kearney W, 87-79 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. Northwest Mo. St. W, 70-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 vs. Central Oklahoma W, 84-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Fort Hays St. W, 80-69 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 16 vs. Central Mo. L, 94-84 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 17 - 5.9 0.8-1.9 39.4 0.1-0.9 13.3 0.8-1.0 82.4 2.5
Conference 11 - 6.0 0.6-1.7 36.8 0.1-0.7 12.5 0.8-1.0 81.8 2.2
Exhibition 1 - 4.0 2.0-4.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.0 100.0 6.0

Home 8 - 5.9 0.5-1.5 33.3 0.1-0.8 16.7 0.4-0.6 60.0 1.5
Away 5 - 5.0 0.6-1.8 33.3 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.2-1.2 100.0 2.4
Neutral 4 - 7.2 1.5-3.0 50.0 0.2-1.2 20.0 1.2-1.5 83.3 4.5

Wins 14 - 6.6 0.9-2.3 40.6 0.1-1.1 13.3 1.0-1.2 82.4 3.0
Losses 3 - 2.7 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0

November 5 - 6.6 1.2-2.6 46.2 0.2-1.2 16.7 1.0-1.2 83.3 3.6
December 2 - 13.0 1.0-3.0 33.3 0.0-1.0 0.0 4.0-4.0 100.0 6.0
January 3 - 7.3 0.7-2.3 28.6 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.3
February 5 - 3.2 0.4-1.0 40.0 0.2-0.6 33.3 0.2-0.4 50.0 1.2
March 2 - 2.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 17 - 101 13-33 39.4 2-15 13.3 14-17 82.4 42
Conference 11 - 66 7-19 36.8 1-8 12.5 9-11 81.8 24
Exhibition 1 - 4 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6

Home 8 - 47 4-12 33.3 1-6 16.7 3-5 60.0 12
Away 5 - 25 3-9 33.3 0-4 0.0 6-6 100.0 12
Neutral 4 - 29 6-12 50.0 1-5 20.0 5-6 83.3 18

Wins 14 - 93 13-32 40.6 2-15 13.3 14-17 82.4 42
Losses 3 - 8 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

November 5 - 33 6-13 46.2 1-6 16.7 5-6 83.3 18
December 2 - 26 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 8-8 100.0 12
January 3 - 22 2-7 28.6 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 4
February 5 - 16 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 6
March 2 - 4 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 17 - 5.9 5.1-13.1 39.4 0.8-5.9 13.3 5.5-6.7 82.4 16.6
Conference 11 - 6.0 4.2-11.5 36.8 0.6-4.8 12.5 5.5-6.7 81.8 14.5
Exhibition 1 - 4.0 20.0-40.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 20.0-20.0 100.0 60.0

Home 8 - 5.9 3.4-10.2 33.3 0.9-5.1 16.7 2.6-4.3 60.0 10.2
Away 5 - 5.0 4.8-14.4 33.3 0.0-6.4 0.0 9.6-9.6 100.0 19.2
Neutral 4 - 7.2 8.3-16.6 50.0 1.4-6.9 20.0 6.9-8.3 83.3 24.8

Wins 14 - 6.6 5.6-13.8 40.6 0.9-6.5 13.3 6.0-7.3 82.4 18.1
Losses 3 - 2.7 0.0-5.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0

November 5 - 6.6 7.3-15.8 46.2 1.2-7.3 16.7 6.1-7.3 83.3 21.8
December 2 - 13.0 3.1-9.2 33.3 0.0-3.1 0.0 12.3-12.3 100.0 18.5
January 3 - 7.3 3.6-12.7 28.6 0.0-5.5 0.0 0.0-1.8 0.0 7.3
February 5 - 3.2 5.0-12.5 40.0 2.5-7.5 33.3 2.5-5.0 50.0 15.0
March 2 - 2.0 10.0-20.0 50.0 0.0-10.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 20.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 17 - 5.9 0.2 0.8 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.0
Conference 11 - 6.0 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 4.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0

Home 8 - 5.9 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0
Away 5 - 5.0 0.0 0.8 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 1.0 0.0 0.0
Neutral 4 - 7.2 0.2 1.2 1.5 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.0

Wins 14 - 6.6 0.3 0.9 1.1 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.0
Losses 3 - 2.7 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

November 5 - 6.6 0.4 1.2 1.6 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.0
December 2 - 13.0 0.0 1.5 1.5 0.5 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
January 3 - 7.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
February 5 - 3.2 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
March 2 - 2.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 17 - 101 4 13 17 9 0 3 9 0.3 1 0
Conference 11 - 66 2 7 9 3 0 2 7 0.3 0 0
Exhibition 1 - 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0

Home 8 - 47 3 4 7 5 0 1 6 0.2 0 0
Away 5 - 25 0 4 4 1 0 1 1 1.0 0 0
Neutral 4 - 29 1 5 6 3 0 1 2 0.5 1 0

Wins 14 - 93 4 12 16 9 0 3 8 0.4 1 0
Losses 3 - 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0

November 5 - 33 2 6 8 5 0 1 2 0.5 1 0
December 2 - 26 0 3 3 1 0 2 2 1.0 0 0
January 3 - 22 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0
February 5 - 16 2 2 4 2 0 0 2 0.0 0 0
March 2 - 4 0 1 1 1 - 0 0 - 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 17 - 5.9 1.6 5.1 6.7 3.6 0.0 1.2 3.6 0.3 0.4 0.0
Conference 11 - 6.0 1.2 4.2 5.5 1.8 0.0 1.2 4.2 0.3 0.0 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 4.0 10.0 0.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0

Home 8 - 5.9 2.6 3.4 6.0 4.3 0.0 0.9 5.1 0.2 0.0 0.0
Away 5 - 5.0 0.0 6.4 6.4 1.6 0.0 1.6 1.6 1.0 0.0 0.0
Neutral 4 - 7.2 1.4 6.9 8.3 4.1 0.0 1.4 2.8 0.5 1.4 0.0

Wins 14 - 6.6 1.7 5.2 6.9 3.9 0.0 1.3 3.4 0.4 0.4 0.0
Losses 3 - 2.7 0.0 5.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

November 5 - 6.6 2.4 7.3 9.7 6.1 0.0 1.2 2.4 0.5 1.2 0.0
December 2 - 13.0 0.0 4.6 4.6 1.5 0.0 3.1 3.1 1.0 0.0 0.0
January 3 - 7.3 0.0 1.8 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
February 5 - 3.2 5.0 5.0 10.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
March 2 - 2.0 0.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0