- May 2012 graduate.
- Ended career with 820
points, 230 rebounds and 119 assists in his two-year Mocs stint...amassed
896 points, 268 rebounds and 133 assists including his numbers at Georgetown...his
820 UTC points rank No. 30 on the DI era scoring list.
- 4th all-time at UTC in 3pt
FG made with 168 and 5th in attempts (468)...made four or more threes in 22
- 39 double-digit scoring
nights with 11 scoring 20 or more.
- 2011 All-SoCon
(coaches/2nd team media).
Started in 29 of his 30 games played...battled injuries
missing two contests...all-tournament at Dr Pepper Classic...scored 37 points and
grabbed nine rebounds over the two days shooting 52.4 percent (11-21) from 3pt
range...2nd in the SoCon in 3pt FG made per game (2.7) ranking 39th
nationally...54th in the country in 3pt% (35.7)...18th in the SoCon in scoring at
12.1 ppg...made 100th trey against Warren Wilson...opened season with 24 points at
Indiana making 7-14 FG, 5-10 3pt and 5-5 FT…Dean’s List, Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and
SoCon Honor Roll.
Started 28 of 32 appearances...all-league (coaches), second
team media... averaged 14.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game
shooting 36.1 percent from three-point range and 74.5 percent from the charity
stripe...led team in scoring, FGM (143), 3pt FGM (88) and 3pt%...ranked 10th in the
SoCon in scoring and 2nd in 3pt made per game (2.8)...35th nationally in treys
made per game and 59th in 3pt pct...in SoCon games only, averaged 15.1 points and
3.6 rebounds per contest while shooting 39.0 percent (55-141) from 3pt range,
making 3.1 per game...scored in double digits 21 times including a team-high
seven 20-pt games (one 30)...made three or more threes 15 times...SoCon Player of
the Week (Jan. 18) averaging 24.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists in wins
over the Citadel, Samford and College of Charleston over a five-day period...named
NetScouts SoCon Player of the Week for his efforts at UNCG & The Citadel
(Jan. 8-14)...career-high 30 points at The Citadel with new highs of 11 FGM, 19,
FGA, eight 3pt FGM and 14 3pt FGA...24 points and five three-pointers made at
Louisville...26 points at UNC Greensboro while tying career best in rebounds (7) while
hitting five treys...27 points (game high), 6 rebounds and 3 assists in win over
College of Charleston making 6-10 from 3pt range and all seven free tosses...poured
in 29 points in the loss at Davidson making 10-19 from field, 6-13 beyond the
arc and 3-4 at the line...his 88 3ptM is fifth best season total in school
history, while 244 attempts ranks fourth.
Omar sat out due to NCAA transfer rules
Played two seasons as a reserve guard for the Hoyas...averaged
2.6 points and 1.4 rebounds in 11.1 minutes over 25 games as a sophomore...earned
first career start vs. FIU (12/23/08)...scored career-high nine points and
grabbed career-best five rebounds against Tennessee...appeared in 11 games as a
freshman scoring a season-high five-points with two rebounds in six minutes
Omar was a highly-sought wing out of Science Hill High
School in Johnson City where he was a two-time all-state selection and two-time region
most valuable player for Ken Cutlip...was the school's all-time leading scorer
with 2,191 points at the end of his prep career...played in the Tennessee
Athletic Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game...averaged 20.0 points, 4.5
rebounds and 3.4 assists as a junior in 2005-06...led the Hilltoppers' to the Big
9 Conference Championship...as named the Kingsport
Times-News' 2006 Northeast Player of the Year...played AAU for the Tennessee
Travelers...was ranked the No. 85 shooting guard in the 2007 class by Scouts,
Inc., on ESPN.com with a grade of 76 signing with Georgetown over Chattanooga,
Vanderbilt, UMass and Southern Illinois.
Born November 14, 1988 in Shreveport, La....parents are Ahmad
and Sue Wattad...he has two brothers, Bader, who attends Tennessee, and Nizar,
who attends the University of Southern California...Sociology major.