Phil Argento Jr.
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Lutheran West High School (1994-1998)

  • started on varsity sophomore thru senior years, leading the team in scoring each year
  • team MVP junior & senior years
  • all-conference & all-state sophomore thru senior years
  • conference MVP my senior year
  • 1st team all-state my senior year
  • Northeast Ohio District Player of the Year my senior year
  • Division 3 Coaches' Association Player of the Year my senior year
  • selected to Plain Dealer all-county team along with Sam Clancy (USC), Steve Logan (Cincinnati), Steve Lepore (Northwestern/Wake Forest), and Sonny Johnson (Cleveland State)
  • led Lutheran West to its 1st and only state final four appearance in Columbus
  • hold school records in the following categories:
    • most points in a career (1,745)
    • most points in a season (749)
    • highest scoring average in a season (29.5)
    • highest scoring average in a career
    • most free throws made in a game (15)
    • most free throws made in a season (121)
    • most free throws made in a career (250)
    • most assists in a season (168)
    • most 3-point field goals in a game (9)
    • most 3-point field goals in a season (110)
    • most 3-point field goals in a career (297)
  • in the Ohio High School Athletic Association state record books in the following categories:
    • most 3 pointers made in a season (110-ranked 4th all time)-1996-1997
    • most 3 pointers made in a season (105-ranked 7th all time)-1997-1998
    • most 3 pointers made in a career (297-ranked 2nd all time)-1994-1998
    • highest 3-point % in a career (40.2%-ranked 19th all time)-1994-1998
  • finished my high school career ranked #1 in the state of Ohio for most 3-point field goals made in a career
  • played on Cleveland Slam Jams (AAU team) that finished 2nd in the country in the AAU nationals-played against numerous college & pro players including Baron Davis, Ricky Davis, Mike Miller, Rashard Lewis, Corey Maggette, Mike Dunleavy, Keith McLeod, Dermarr Johnson, and many others
  • attended the prestigious Adidas ABCD camp (invite only) in 1997
  • was a USA Today all-USA honorable mention for the state of Ohio in 1998
  • selected to the North/South all star game as a senior
  • selected to the McDonald's Ohio/Kentucky all star game as a senior

United States Military Academy Prep School (1998-1999)

  • was accepted to both the Air Force Academy and West Point, but chose to attend West Point prep school to experience military lifestyle
  • led team in scoring while competing against top prep schools and junior colleges across the eastern part of the United States
  • set scoring records for most points in a game (54), most 3-point field goals made in a game (11), and most points scored in a season
  • also scored 42 points against the Navy prep school

Mount Vernon Nazarene University (1999-2003)

  • earned athletic/academic scholarships to MVNU
  • started my freshman year and was selected as the conference freshman of the year
  • all-conference sophomore thru senior years, including 1st team junior & senior years
  • earned AMC & NCCAA player of the week honors multiple times
  • was named conference Player of the Year senior year
  • earned NAIA & NCCAA all-american status during junior & senior years
  • scored a game high 29 points (6 3-pointers) to help beat NCAA Division 1 Gardner-Webb my junior year to win NCCAA championship (Gardner-Webb recently beat University of Kentucky)
  • finished career as the all-time leading scorer (2,338 points)
  • finished career with the most games in double figures (115), most field goals made (801), most 3-pointers made in a game (11), most 3-pointers made in a season (149), most 3-pointers made in a career (465), most consecutive games with a 3-pointer (78), and most games with a 3-pointer (127)
  • ended career ranked #1 in all Ohio colleges for most 3-pointers made in a career (465)
  • ended career ranked #6 in the history of college basketball for most 3-pointers made in a career (all divisions/all levels)

Professional experience

  • played for Italian level 2 professional team ( Banco di Sardegna)
  • played against former NBA and standout college players, as well as profesional European players in the Italian league

Training experience

  • worked the Lutheran West basketball camp junior and senior years of high school and helped run the same camp 2005-present
  • worked Mount Vernon Nazarene University camps throughout my college years
  • have run my own "Offensive Skills Camps" starting in the summer of 2006
  • have run the Christian Community School camp since 2006
  • have personally trained players since 2005, both individually and in small groups
  • have been a guest speaker at various camps and put on clinics at camps
  • have run numerous team clinics focusing on skill building
  • organized and ran a skills clinic for St. Angela Merici elementary school

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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