VILLANOVA: Possesses a great feel for the game ... Moves well without the ball ... Started 66 games of the 124 games he appeared in over his four seasons, including all 23 games he was available for in 2009-10 ... Offers size and the ability to score from the guard position ... An accomplished defender ... Winner of the 2009 Paul Arizin Award and a second team All-Philadelphia Big Five Selection.
2009-10 Season: Averaged 7.3 points and 4.7 rebounds in 23 games ... Was not in uniform for VU's first 10 games of the campaign after violating the university's student code of conduct ... Contributed 56 assists with only 33 turnovers ... Averaged better than 27 minutes per game.
2009-10 Big East Regular Season: Finished second on the team in minutes at 26.8 mpg while starting all 18 league games ... Averaged 6.8 points and 4.3 rebounds per outing ... Scored nine of his 11 points, including a huge 3-point field goal with 1:31 left, to help spark a 77-73 win at Cincinnati on March 2 ... Helped hold Da'Sean Butler to 2-of-12 shooting from the field and contributed nine points and seven rebounds in an 82-75 win at West Virginia on Feb. 8 ... Added 11 points, a team-high seven rebounds and five assists in a 82-77 victory over Georgetown on Jan. 17 at the Wachovia Center ... Chipped in with 10 points, seven assists, four rebounds and three steals in VU's 99-72 win over DePaul on Jan. 6 ... Added 11 points and eight rebounds in a 74-72 BIG EAST win at Marquette on Jan. 2.
2009-10 Postseason: Started all three postseason games for the Wildcats totaling 15 points and nine rebounds ... Added eight points in 36 minutes of VU's 73-70 overtime win over Robert Morris in first round NCAA Tournament action on March 18.
2009-10 Highlights: Came back to be a vital component of the lineup after missing the season's first 10 games due to a violation of the university's student code of conduct ... Converted 6-of-7 field goal attempts for 16 points in a 97-63 win over Delaware ... Also added six rebounds in 30 minutes ... Returned to the lineup with an impressive performance, contributing 15 points, nine rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocked shots in a 96-58 win over Fordham on Dec. 19.
2008-09 Season: Played in all 38 games with 22 starts and averaged 28.8 minutes per game ... Averaged 7.1 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game ... Second on the team with 20 blocked shots and also had 43 steals ... Shot .442 (96-217) from the field, .303 (20-66) from three-point range and .711 (59-83) at the free throw line ... Started 20 of the last 21 games.
2008-09 Big East Regular Season: Started 14 of 18 regular season conference games and averaged 7.1 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game ... Ranked second on the team with 27 steals in BIG EAST games ... Shot .479 (46-96) from the field, .261 (6-23) from three-point range and .690 (29-42) from the foul line.
2008-09 Postseason: Stepped up his play in the postseason and in seven games between the BIG EAST and NCAA Tournaments averaged 8.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game with a team-high 11 blocked shots as well as eight steals ... Had 22 assists and 15 turnovers ... In five NCAA Tournament games he averaged 9.6 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.0 blocks per game along with seven steals.
2008-09 Highlights: Scored a career-high 18 points on January 28 as Villanova downed No. 3 Pittsburgh, 67-57, in the last collegiate sporting event held at the Wachovia Spectrum ... Redding made 10-of-10 free throws in the game ... Previously had scored a season-high 14 points in a win over Niagara on November 19 ... Dished out a career-high 11 assists against Providence on March 5, the only double-figure assist game of the season for a Villanova player ... In the second round of the NCAA Tournament against UCLA, filled the stat sheet with 13 points, six rebounds, seven assists and four steals ... Followed that up with 11 points, nine rebounds and four assists against Duke in the Sweet 16 ... Helped Villanova advance to the Final Four with five points, six rebounds, four assists, three blocks and two steals against Pittsburgh ... Dropped in 15 points in Villanova's Final Four loss to North Carolina.
2007-08: Participated in all 35 games and started 18 times ... Averaged 4.6 points and 2.6 rebounds per game ... His 59-to-32 (1.84) assist-to-turnover ratio is one of the best marks on the squad ... Connected on .393 of his attempts from the field (55-140), .250 from three-point range (9-36) and .632 at the foul line (43-68) ... Scored in double figures four times, including three of the first four games of the season ... Had at least three assists nine times.
Postseason: Chipped in with four points and three rebounds against Kansas in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 ... Played 25 minutes against Siena and finished with three points, five rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal ... Contributed five points in rally against Clemson ... Totaled three points and three rebounds in 23 minutes combined in two BIG EAST Tournament games.
Regular Season: Started 18 of 30 games and averaged 4.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per contest while playing 21.2 minutes per game ... Started the season off strong, averaging 9.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in the first four contests ... Scored 12 points in a win over Bucknell, netted a career-high 14 against Central Florida and chipped in 11 in a victory over George Mason ... During that three-game stretch shot 13-of-22 (.591) from the field ... Pulled down a career-high seven rebounds in win over Louisiana State.
Big East Regular Season: A key player for his defensive abilities on the court ... Played in all 18 games and made six starts ... Averaged 3.8 points and 1.8 rebounds per contest while owning a 1.61 assist-to-turnover ratio (29 assists, 18 turnovers) ... In 25 minutes against Syracuse on February 2, scored 10 points and had a career-high six assists while committing zero turnovers ... Contributed seven points and six rebounds against Notre Dame ... Played 20 minutes in a start at Louisville and finished with three points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals.
2006-07: Averaged 15.8 minutes and 2.8 points per game ... Added season high 11 points to go with five rebounds in a 62-57 loss to Georgetown in the BIG EAST Tournament quarterfinal on Mar. 8 ... Contributed nine points in 35 minutes of VU's 75-67 win over DePaul in his first career start in place of an injured Mike Nardi on Mar. 7 ... Had two points and one assist in 16 minutes against Connecticut on Feb. 28 ... Scored six points in 16 minutes of a 58-55 loss to No. 14 Georgetown at the Wachovia Center on Feb. 17 ... Established a new career high with four assists to go with two points and three steals in 20 minutes in a 64-48 win over Cincinnati ... Added eight points and six rebounds in 23 minutes of a 78-69 win at Seton Hall on Feb. 10 ... Scored four points and added five rebounds in 25 minutes of a 56-39 win over Saint Joseph's on Feb. 6 ... Established a new career high with six rebounds to go with seven points in 30 minutes of a 57-53 win over Louisville on Feb. 3 at the Wachovia Center ... He connected on 3-of-5 from the field ... Produced four points and four rebounds in 22 minutes of a 66-63 loss to Notre Dame on Jan. 27 at the Joyce Center ... Played a career high 30 minutes and produced five points and four steals in a 82-73 BIG EAST win at Providence on Jan. 23 ... Logged 18 minutes to tie his career high in a 76-69 victory over Texas on Jan. 20 ... Contributed six points and four rebounds in 18 minutes of action in an 81-68 win over the College of Charleston on Nov. 17 ... Dropped in nine points and secured four rebounds in 14 minutes in a 97-60 win at Northwood on Nov. 11.
ST. JOSEPH'S PREP: Became the Prep's all-time leading scorer with 1,568 points while playing for coach Speedy Morris ... Averaged 17.2 points, 3.6 assists and 7.1 ppg as a senior in 2005-06 ... Named first team All-Philadelphia Catholic League as a senior.
PERSONAL: Picked VU from a list that included North Carolina State, Boston College and Pittsburgh ... Born July 18, 1988 in Philadelphia ... Parents are Reggie and Darlene Redding ... Opted for Villanova for its style of play and proximity to Philadelphia.