The following bio is entering the 2003-04 season...
Edwards begins his second season with the Runnin' Rebels.
Started all 32 games ... averaged 9.1 points and 6.3 rebounds per game ... shot 56.4 percent from the field and 56.6 percent from the free throw line ... was second in the Mountain West Conference in field goal percentage, fourth in offensive rebounds, tied for sixth in rebounding, tied for seventh in steals and was eighth in defensive rebounds ... led the team in field goal percentage, tied for first in rebounds, was second in steals, second in blocked shots, fourth in scoring and fifth in assists ... recorded three double-doubles in points and rebounds ... scored in double figures in 10 games and had double figures in rebounding four times ... led the team in rebounding in 14 games ... led the team in scoring one time when he scored 20 points vs. New Mexico ... had his first career double-double with a career-high 21 points and 10 rebounds at Bradley.
A 2002 graduate of Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa ... averaged 11.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 0.9 blocks per game as a sophomore ... the team was 27-4 his sophomore year as he shot 63 percent from the field ... played on the USA team at the 2001 COPABA (Confederation of Pan American Basketball Associations) Tournament of the Americas ... the team competed in August 2001 in Neuquen, Argentina ... former Runnin' Rebel and current Boston Celtic Marcus Banks also played on that team ... averaged 12.8 points and 6.4 rebounds per game his freshman season ... was selected as a first team All-America after his first season ... played for Lorenzo Watkins and Mike Marquis at IHCC.
A 2000 graduate of West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, N.C. ... averaged 17 points and 12 rebounds per game his senior season ... led his team to the state tournament semifinal his junior and senior years ... was first team all-state his senior year ... coached by David Laton ... played in the North Carolina east/west all-star game and the North Carolina/South Carolina all-star game.
Juan Khalif Edwards was born Sept. 6, 1982 in Gastonia, N.C. ... majoring in sociology ... son of Raymond and Juanita Edwards ... has a brother (Rahsaan, 30) and a sister (Letta, 24).