25 Donatas Rackauskas
Donatas Rackauskas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alytus, Lithuania

High School:
New Hampton (N.H.)

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 245

Position:
Forward/Center

Experience:
3L-RS


02/03/2007

SMU vs. Memphis

SMU vs. Memphis

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Donatas Rackauskas 2006-07


2006-07 (Senior): Played 30 games with 19 starts...Averaged career-bests of 7.8 points and 5.7 rebounds as well as 0.9 assists and 0.73 blocks while shooting 45.5 percent from the field and 34.5 from three-point range...11 double-digit scoring games, 9 games with 8-plus rebounds, 5 multi-block games...Led team in rebounding 8 times and blocks 9 times...Captain: Named team co-captain before the season...Honors: Selected to C-USA All-Academic Team with 3.88 GPA toward masters in accounting program...completed bachelor's in 3.5 years (Dec. 2005) with a 3.82 in financial consulting...Team Rankings: 2nd in blocked shots (22 total, 0.73 per game); 3rd in rebounds (5.7), FG Pct (45.5); 6th in scoring (7.8)...C-USA Rankings: 13th in offensive rebounds (2.10); 17th in rebounding (5.7)...Milestones: Ninth at SMU with 70 career blocks...Big-Time Shots: Nov. 14 at Florida State - hit 3-pointer with 44 seconds left to pull SMU within 54-52 before falling 59-52; Jan. 6 against Brown - hit a 3-pointer with six seconds remaining in overtime to seal the 60-56 victory; Jan. 27 at Tulsa - his a 3-pointer with 6 seconds left to pull SMU within 68-66 before fall 70-66...Big-Time Assist: Dec. 21 at TCU - from midcourt, found Dez Willingham on leftwing for the game-winning 3-pointer as time expired...Game Highlights: Closed career with 6 points and 5 boards against Southern Miss in the C-USA Tournament 3/7...Had his C-USA high 14 points (5-6 FG, 1-2 3FG, 3-5 FT) to go with 4 rebounds against [6] Memphis 3/3...First career doubledouble (10 points, 10 rebounds) at Rice 2/24...Added 11 points, 7 boards, and a career-best tying 4 assists against east Carolina 2/17...Had a personal C-USA game best of 14 points (6-10 FG) at Tulsa 1/27...Hit the game-sealing 3-pointer with 6 seconds left in overtime of the 60-56 win over Brown 1/6 to finish with 9 points and 4 rebounds...Totaled 6 points, 5 boards, and matched a career-best 3 blocks against North Carolina A&T 12/30...Had 10 points and a team-high 8 boards at Oklahoma 12/28...Added 13 points (4-6 FG, 2-2 3FG), 9 rebounds, a block, and the assist to Dez Willingham for the game-winning 3-pointer at TCU 12/21...Had 7 boards and a career-high 21 points against Prairie View A&M 12/13...Had 9 points and career-high 13 boards against L:a-Monroe 11/22...Went for 6 points (6-9 FT) and seven boards against Dayton 11/18...Scored 13 points (6-8 FG), including a 3-pointer that pulled SMU within two points with 44 seconds to go at Florida St. 11/14...Had 8 points and 11 boards vs. McNeese St. 11/13

2005-06 (Junior): Played all 29 games with 15 starts while averaging 6.2 points and 4.7 rebounds (third on team)...Had eight multi-block games and led team in blocks eight times...Finished strong by averaging 11.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, and hitting .750 (15-20) from the field in the final three games...Added nine points (4-5 FG) and five rebounds against #24 UAB 3/9...Tied career high and co-led team with 15 points (7-11 FG) to go with eight boards, two assists, a block, and a steal in the C-USA Tournament opener against Rice 3/8...Nine points (4-4 FG, 1-1 FT), seven boards, an assist, and a steal at Rice 3/4...Four points, seven boards, and a steal against UAB 2/25...Five points, five boards, two blocks and a career-high four assists against UCF 2/18...Team-high 12 points (3-4 FG, 6-6 FT) to go with four boards and two blocks against Tulsa 2/8...Five points and five rebounds against Southern Miss 2/4...Four points, six boards, two blocks, and a steal at UTEP 1/28...Contributed nine points (4-5 FG, 1-2 FT), a rebound, an assist, and a steal at UT-Pan American 1/24...Four points and three boards against Rice 1/21...Contributed four points (all in the final minute of the first half), three boards, an assists, and a block at East Carolina 1/18...Added six boards, four points, a block, and a steal against TCU 12/30...Had eight points, five boards, and three blocks against Harvard 12/28...Scored 12 points (4-4FG, 4-4FT), grabbed six boards, set then cereer high with three assists, and had three blocks against Savannah State 12/19...Career high 15 points and seven FG along with seven boards and three blocks against Hardin-Simmons 12/10...Totaled seven defensive rebounds and six points at Texas State 12/1...Had seven points and a career-high 10 boards along with a pair of blocks and steals against 11/27...Set then career highs with nine points and six rebounds and tied his career high of three blocks in the opener at Louisiana-Monroe 11/20.

2004-05 (Redshirt): Missed season due to preseason knee surgery.

2003-04 (Sophomore): Had a strong performance in the Global Games in the summer of 2004, helping Lithuania to a fourth-place finish... Averaged eight points and five rebounds while shooting 70.3 percent (19-27) from the floor... Recorded nine points and nine boards in the bronze medal game... Named to the Academic All-WAC Team... Had three blocks against Boise State, tying his career high... Also netted six against the Broncos... Scored a career-high eight at La. Tech... Had four boards in the win at San Jose State... Registered three blocks against Fresno State... Got the start at UTEP and had four points and three boards... Continued his solid play with seven points and five boards in 13 minutes at Nevada... Had five points and a career-high five rebounds while adding an assist and a block at Fresno State... Grabbed two boards in the win over Tulsa... Had four points and two boards against Oklahoma State... Scored four points and added two boards in the win at Navy... Netted a career-high seven points in the win at No. 17 Purdue... Scored two points in SMU's win over Miami... Chipped in a bucket and a board in SMU's win over Texas Tech... Just missed another double-double with 12 points and eight boards against EA Sports... Had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds in SMU's exhibition win over InterHoops.

2002-03 (Freshman): Played in the 2003 Global Games for Lithuania, leading his native country to a fifth-place finish... Netted 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting while adding four rebounds in a 98-97 win over Canada... Saw time in the WAC Tournament quarterfinal versus Boise State... Scored two points and added a block and a board at Boise State... Had three boards, a block and a steal in seven minutes at Fresno St.... Went 2-of-2 from the line in SMU's win at Rice... Had two points, two boards and a block at Hawaii... Had two rebounds and two blocks at La. Tech... Recorded three boards and a steal against San Diego... Had two points, two steals and a block at Wake Forest in five minutes of play... Had two points and two boards at Oral Roberts... Had two boards versus North Texas... Blocked a shot and grabbed a board at Texas Tech... Just missed a double-double with 10 points and eight rebounds in 16 minutes against the EA Sports All-Stars... Had six points and three boards against Slovakia Select.

High School: Ranked by ESPN.com as the No. 18 prep center prospect in the nation... Averaged 12.3 points, 6.5 boards and 2.1 blocks in 2001-02... Netted nine points to lead New Hampton to the 2002 National Prep Championship by defeating IMG, 102-70... Named Defensive MVP for New Hampton... Listed by RivalsHoops.com as a player whose stock was rising... Was teammate of UNC guard Rashad McCants... Led Alytus to the 2000 Youth Olympics, a league championship and the most successful season in school history... Team went 22-4... Averaged 18.5 points and 11.0 boards per contest... Named to the All-Lithuania First Team... Committed to SMU over interest from Kansas, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia, Wake Forest, Oklahoma, New Mexico and LaSalle.

Personal: Born June 5, 1983, in Alytus, Lithuania... Son of Danute and Valdas Rackauskas... Mother was a member of the Lithuanian National Handball Team... Has one sister, Giedre... Lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete.