JUNIOR SEASON (2001-02): Had a double-double with 12 points and a season/career high 12 assists against Southern Miss. Also had no turnovers in that game...averaged 15 points and 8.5 assists in final two games of season...had two double-figure assists games this season, as he had 11 in first South Florida game...scored season and career high 18 points against South Florida (2/23), playing all 50 minutes...recorded seven or more assists nine times in a game during season...recorded season/career high with six steals vs. Marquette (1/15)...ranked sixth in C-USA in assists (5.4) and second in steals (2.1) per game...scored 13 points against Louisville (1/5) and Miami (11/19)...led team with 12 points, and had 7 rebounds vs. LaSalle (12/22)...had eight assists against VCU (12/15) and Eastern Michigan (11/17)...was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Paradise Jam after averaging 10.7 points, 7.7 rebounds, six assists and 38.3 minutes of play in three games at the tournament.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Tallied 18.2 points, 6.5 assists and 3.3 steals per game...was tabbed a first-team preseason junior college All-American and was rated the No. 1 junior college sophomore point guard by Rick Ball in The Sporting News prior to the 2000-01 campaign...in his two seasons at BCCC, Bush helped his team to a 61-11 record, including a 29-9 mark his sophomore campaign...as a freshman, Bush tallied 14.1 points per game along with 3.8 rebounds, 6.0 steals and 9.1 assists to earn National Junior College Athletic Association second-team All-America honors and Most Valuable Player of Jayhawk League West Division.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Anderson High School where he started three seasons and earned all-state honors...led his school to a 22-2 mark, averaging 16 points, five assists and three steals a game during his senior campaign.
PERSONAL: Full name is Eric David Bush...born March 18, 1980...majoring in criminal justice.