WORTH NOTING: Tri-captain for the 2002-03 season ... saw game action for the first time since the final game of the 1999-2000 season (3/15/2000, against Georgetown in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament) when he played two minutes against North Carolina at University Hall (1/11/03) ... played 19 minutes and scored a season-high 11 points in the win at Maryland (2/6/03) ... he was 9-10 from the free throw line in that game ... played a career-high 33 minutes in the loss at Wake Forest (2/23/03) and had three points and a team-high four assists ... played in the last 17 games of the 2002-03 season and averaged 16.4 minutes played a game during that stretch ... missed the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons because of an injured right knee...
tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee while playing basketball at St. Raymond's High School, his alma mater, on August 2, 2000 ... granted a medical hardship following the 2000-01 season ... was a key reserve for the Cavaliers as a freshman in 1999-00 ... excellent passer ... second on team in assists that season with 69 (2.2 apg) ... scored in double figures five times ... scored career-high 12 points in ACC victories over Clemson (1/15/00) and Florida State (1/26/00) ... fourth among ACC rookies in assists that season ... had career-high totals of five assists in back-to-back games against St. John's (12/4/99) in Madison Square Garden and at home against Loyola (Md., 12/8/99).
HONORS: 2002-03--Co-recipient of the Hardest Worker Award (team award). 2001-02--Received Hardest Worker Award (team award). 2000-01--Received Academic Achievement Award (team award). 1999-00--Received Fireman Award (team award) ... named to the ACC Honor Roll for his academic work and athletic participation.
AT VIRGINIA: 2002-03--Team tri-captain .. saw game action for the first time during the season when he played two minutes against North Carolina (1/11/03) at University Hall ... it was his first game action since the final game of the 1999-2000 season against Georgetown (3/15/00) in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament at University Hall ... played in 18 games during the season and averaged 2.4 points, 1.7 assists, 1.2 rebounds and 15.6 minutes played a game ... made 75 percent (15-20) of his free throw attempts ... played six minutes in the loss at Virginia Tech (1/21/03) and scored three points, had one rebound and one assist ... played 17 minutes in the victory over Wake Forest (1/23/03) and had three points, four assists and one steal ... played nine minutes in the win over Florida State (1/29/03) and scored four points with three rebounds and two assists ... played 19 minutes and scored a season-high 11 points in the win at Maryland (2/6/03) ... he was 9-10 from the free throw line in that game ... played 21 minutes in the home victory over N.C. State (2/9/03) ... scored five points and had three assists without a turnover in that game ... played a career-high 33 minutes in a loss at Wake Forest (2/23/03) and had three points and a team-high four assists ... scored nine points and had three rebounds in 21 minutes in the loss to Duke in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament (3/14/03) ... played in the last 17 games of the season and averaged 16.4 minutes (278 minutes) a game during that stretch ... lettered. 2001-02--Underwent surgery on his right knee in October of 2001 and missed the Cavaliers' 2001-02 season. 2000-01--Did not play due to injury ... spent the season recovering from surgery in August of 2000 to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. 1999-00--Played in all 31 games with two starts ... valuable player off Virginia's deep bench who averaged 18.7 minutes of playing time a game ... started in victories over Providence (Nov. 26) and Arizona State (Nov. 27) in the Puerto Rico Shootout ... scored a career-high 12 points in a 98-91 victory at Clemson (Jan. 15) ... was 3-8 from the field and made all four of his free throws in that game ... also had three assists, two steals and no turnovers in 22 minutes of playing time ... equalled his career high with 12 points in an 86-81 win over Florida State at University Hall (Jan. 26) ... he was 4-7 from the floor, including 2-4 from three-point range, and made both of his free throws ... scored 11 points in a loss at Florida State (Feb. 26) ... scored 10 points in each of his first two games as a collegiate player against Elon (Nov 19) and VMI (Nov. 21) ... second on the team in assists with 69 (2.2 apg.) and had 53 turnovers ... had season-high totals of five assists in back-to-back games against St. John's (Dec. 4) in Madison Square Garden and at home against Loyola (Md.) on Dec. 8 ... made 12 consecutive free throws during an eight-game stretch, starting with Clemson on Jan. 15 and continuing through Georgia Tech on Feb. 9, before missing against Tech ... had 35 assists and only 12 turnovers in a 15-game stretch, starting with Dartmouth on Jan. 2 and continuing through UNC on Feb. 20 ... lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter for head coach Gary DeCesare at St. Raymond's ... averaged 16.8 points and six assists a game as a senior during the 1998-99 season ... earned All-New York City and All-State honors for the second consecutive year ... selected to the McDonald's All-American team ... played in the Magic Round Ball classic ... earned third-team Parade All-America honors ... named ESPN Scholastic Sports Scholar Athlete ... rated the No. 22 prospect in the nation by the Roanoke Times ... also rated number 14 by national recruiting expert Bob Gibbons of All-Star Sports magazine ... rated the fifth best point guard prospect by FastBreak magazine ... invited to the 1999 USA Basketball Men's Junior World Championship Team Trials ... as a junior in 1997-98, averaged 17.2 points and four assists a game ... was an All-New York City selection that season.
PERSONAL: Majestic Mapp ... born 5-23-81 in Harlem, N.Y. ... son of Edward and Elizabeth Mapp ... has two brothers, Scientific (26) and Shalah (20), and one sister, Ramecla (27) ... brother Scientific played basketball at Florida A & M University ... member of the 90's Club while in high school ... earned his bachelor's degree in economics in May of 2003 .
** Missed season due to injury
Mapp's Career Highs
Points--12 vs. Clemson (1/15/00), vs. Florida State (1/26/00); Rebounds--5 vs. Providence (11/26/00); FG Made--5 vs. Florida State (2/26/00); FG Att.--11 vs. Georgetown (3/15/00); 3 Pt. FG Made--3 vs. Minnesota (11/30/00); 3 Pt. FG Att.--7 vs. Clemson (1/15/00); FT Made--9 vs. Maryland (2/6/03); FT Att.--10 vs. Maryland (2/6/03); Assists--5 vs. St. John's (12/4/99), vs. Loyola (12/8/00); Blocks--1 vs. Maryland (2/6/03); Steals--3 vs. Florida State (2/26/00); Minutes--33 vs. Wake Forest (2/23/03)