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Woodberry coaching a game in December, 2014.
|Wake Forest Demon Deacons|
|League||Atlantic Coast Conference|
October 9, 1971 |
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||198 lb (90 kg)|
|High school||Wichita South (Wichita, Kansas)|
|NBA draft||1994 / Undrafted|
|Position||Guard / Forward|
|2006–2012||Missouri State (assistant)|
|2014–present||Wake Forest (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Steve Woodberry (born October 9, 1971) is a retired American basketball player who played professionally in the Australian National Basketball League and also in Europe. He played as a point guard, shooting guard and small forward. He is currently an assistant coach at Wake Forest University.
He then played college basketball with the Kansas Jayhawks and was a part of two Final Four teams at Kansas in 1991 and 1993. Woodberry was named to the second team All-Big Eight in both his junior and senior season.
In 1994 Woodberry won a championship in the Swiss league with Belinzona and then moved to Australia where he played for the Gold Coast Rollers in 1995. In his first season in Australia, Woodberry averaged 24.5 points, 7.4 assists and 7.6 rebounds per game. However, he suffered a training accident and was forced to return to Kansas for intensive training and recovery.
Woodberry returned to Australia in 1996 to play for the Brisbane Bullets. With the Bullets he was the NBL Most Valuable Player in 1999 and was named in the All-NBL First Team in 1998 and 1999. He then played a single season with the Sydney Kings in 2000. During the 1996–97 season, Woodberry played for the Quad City Thunder of the Continental Basketball Association, averaging 9.9 points in 30 games.
Woodberry subsequently spent two seasons playing professionally in Lithuania for Zalgiris Kaunas, which won a Lithuanian championship in 2001 when he was voted the league's Import Player of the Year. He later signed for the Athletic Union of Constantinople in Athens, Greece (2002-2003), but ended season in Lithuania BC Lietuvos Rytas, then joined Jamtland in Sweden (2004) and Honka Espoo in Finland (2004), before retiring as an active player in 2006.
Woodberry was an assistant basketball coach at Missouri State from 2006 to 2012. He left in 2012 to become an assistant to fellow Kansas alum Danny Manning at Tulsa. He then followed Manning to Wake Forest in 2014.
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Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
- "Steve Woodberry". Missouri State Bears. Retrieved 2012-06-16.
- NBL MVP winners
- 1997–98 Official CBA Guide & Register, page 307
- "Bears' Assistant Steve Woodberry Headed To Tulsa". Ozarksfirst.com. 2012-04-07. Retrieved 2012-07-15.
- "Woodberry, Ballard and Bauman Join Basketball Staff". WakeForestSports.com. 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2014-04-16.