Junior guard scores 14 consecutive Aggie points en route to career night
Junior communication major breaks a 58-58 tie in the final seconds with his 18-footer
UC Davis outscores Northern Colorado in the second half by 18 points to secure sixth-straight head-to-head win
This week's free home exhibition is the defending Big West champion's final tune-up for the 2017-18 season
Packed Pavilion during ESPN's fifth visit to UC Davis, in as many seasons, highlights another undefeated season on Hamilton Court
2016-17: BIG WEST CONFERENCE BEST SIXTH MAN... ALL-BIG WEST HONORABLE MENTION... His .419 field goal percentage, 114 field goals, 46 three-pointers and 70 free throws are all league-high totals among all non-starters... Scored 10 points and hit all three free throws vs. Kansas (3/17) when UC Davis faced the Jayhawks in the Midwest Regional at the NCAA Tournament... That game took place in Tulsa, a short drive from Lansing, Kansas, his hometown... Shattered his previous career high (6) by recording nine rebounds vs. Cal State Fullerton (3/10)... Posted a team-high 16 points, six field goals, four free throws and collected a career-high six rebounds at UC Irvine (3/4)... Scored a career high 23 points, on 9 of 12 shooting, throughout his 27 minutes played vs. CSUN (2/23); also hit 3 of 4 shots from three and both attempts at the line... Throughout a six-game stretch that started at UC Santa Barbara (2/4) and continued through the Aggies’ home game vs. CSUN (2/23), Schneider averaged 17.7 ppg, shooting .500 overall and .433 from three... Notched his fifth straight double-figure scoring total by finishing with 18 points at Cal State Fullerton (2/18); averaging 16.6 ppg, shooting .452 overall and .385 from three throughout the last five games... Recorded 21 points, one shy of a career high, and hit three of his season-high seven baskets from three at Long Beach State (2/16)... Scored double figures for the third game in a row by finishing with 13 vs. UC Riverside (2/11); also recorded a career-high three steals... Canned 4 of 8 shots, and made a career-high eight free throws to finish with 17 points vs. Cal State Fullerton (2/8); also earned a game-high four assists... Two of his six field goals at UC Santa Barbara (2/4) were threes; ended his night with 14 points and tied a career high with six rebounds... Scored the 500th point of his career by finishing with eight vs. UC Irvine (1/28)... His threes were part of a 9-0 second half run that ultimately erased a game high 11-point deficit at CSUN (1/14); nailed all five of his free throws and scored eight of his 10 points throughout the second half... Scored eight of his 14 points in the final 90 seconds of the Aggies’ game at UC Riverside (1/13); he jump-started his team’s comeback, which nearly ended with it erasing a 16-point deficit in that timespan... Led all players with 16 points — four of his five baskets were from three — tied a career high by recording six rebounds and a season high with two steals in the Aggies’ Big West opener vs. UC Santa Barbara (1/4)... Scored double figures for the second time in the last four games by ending with 11 vs. Utah Valley (12/31)... It was three-fest for Schneider vs. William Jessup (12/17): He made three buckets in as many attempts, all from three, sank three free throws, grabbed three rebounds and scored 12 points (multiples of three; a semi-stretch, I know) and earned a season-high five assists... Scored 18 points, on 6 of 10 shooting, nailed half of his baskets from three, and earned a season-high two steals at Idaho (12/3)... Earned a season-high five assists vs. Holy Names (11/17)... Ended the Cable Car Classic averaging 14.3 ppg, shot 50% (8-16) from three — both are team-high figures — and 45% (14-31) overall for the weekend... Set a new career high by scoring 22 points, and tied another by finishing with five threes vs. Tennessee State (11/11).
2015-16: One of three Aggies who appeared in all 30 games this season... By scoring a team-high 16 points vs. UCSB (3/12) at the Big West Tournament, Schneider set a new Div. I single-season freshman (true or redshirt) scoring record... Recorded a career-high six assists at CSUN (3/5) in the Aggies’ 3OT victory... Scored 12 points on four baskets, including three field goals from three, and tied a career high by recording six rebounds vs. Hawai’i (3/5)... Capped a furious Aggie comeback — the team trailed UC Irvine (2/27) by 17 points in the second half of UC Davis’ ESPN2 home broadcast — by nailing a three with 19 seconds remaining, to pull the Aggies within one point, then hit a jumper five seconds later to give his team a one point lead... Set a new true freshman single-season scoring record, in the program’s Division I history, when he canned a three — his first shot of the night — at Cal Poly (2/18)... Ended with 15 points, on 6 of 10 shooting, canned two threes and collected four assists vs. Cal State Fullerton (1/27)... Hit the game-winning three with 1.7 seconds left in regulation, and led all players with 17 points vs. CSUN (1/14)... Set a new season high by ending with six rebounds at Long Beach State (1/9)... Finished with 18 points, on 7 of 10 shooting, vs. Holy Names (1/2)... Scored double figures in five of his last six non-conference games, including a season-high 21 points (on nine field goals) at Boise State (12/30)... Posted a season/career high 13 points, including a game-tying three with 37 seconds remaining in regulation that forced OT at Seattle University (12/28); also set a new season high by finishing with five rebounds, and tied another two with his five field goals and four assists... Finished with 11 points on a season-high five field goals at Utah Valley (11/28); two of his season-high three steals took place during the Aggies’ game-ending 20-4 scoring run... Scored all seven points in the second half at Sacramento State (11/24) after picking up his fourth foul... Posted his first double-digit scoring effort as an Aggie when he sank four baskets, three of which were from three, and both free throws to finish with 13 points vs. Fresno Pacific (11/13)... Recorded seven points, three rebounds and two assists in his UC Davis debut vs. North Dakota State (11/13).
PERSONAL: The youngest of Lori and Rick Schneider's two sons... Spent the 2014-15 season at the Air Force Academy Prep School before committing to UC Davis... Older brother Calvin graduated from Kansas State in 2015... Most people do not know that he can juggle... Winning a state championship is his proudest personal accomplishment... Willie Cauley-Stein is the best athlete that he has competed against... Damian Lillard is his sports hero... Non-sports hero is his father... The coaching staff and school's academics are the reasons he chose to attend UC Davis.
Aggies open season Monday night at Northern Colorado
Gameday Central at Utah Valley
(2 p.m. PT/3 p.m. MT)