One of the team's veterans in the backcourt ... has played both the point and shooting guard positions ... hails from an outstanding Archbishop Spalding program that has produced numerous Division I players, including former Connecticut star Rudy Gay ... physical strength makes him effective against major conference opponents ... has shown the ability to be an explosive scorer ... dangerous 3-point shooter who has made just under 40% from the arc in his career.
2007-08: One of the team's top players as a junior ... ranked second on the team in scoring (10.9 ppg) and steals (1.03 spg) and third in minutes played (26.9 mpg) ... played in every game, including 22 starts ... minutes and production waned late in the year, but he was outstanding in the postseason, averaging 12.0 ppg and 6.0 rpg in two Patriot League Tournament games ... topped the 20-pt. plateau three times, scoring 22 pts. each against St. Bonaventure, Holy Cross and Colgate ... team was 5-1 when he scored 18+ pts. ... scored 11 pts. on opening night vs. Albany ... jumper with 0:13 left put Bucknell up 4, then iced it with 2 FTs with 0:05 left ... shut out in first half, then exploded for 16 pts. in second half in win at Towson ... scored 8 of 11 pts. in final 1:51 vs. Saint Francis, nearly helping Bucknell pull off a miracle comeback ... hit two big 3FGs in fi nal 7:00 to help Bison rally from 16-pt. deficit in win over La Salle ... celebrated 21st birthday with then-career-high-tying 18 pts. in win over eventual Ivy champ Cornell ... scored 12 pts. in 61-57 win over Long Beach State, including both ends of 1-and-1 with 9.3 seconds left to ice the game ... tallied career-high 22 pts. (8-12 FG, 6-9 3FG) at St. Bonaventure ... scored team-high 15 pts. in home win over American ... in that game went 6-6 from foul line in last 0:25, each time pushing 2-point lead to 4 ... equaled career high with 22 pts. in win at Holy Cross, including 15 in final 7:30 ... finished 13-15 FT (7-8 in fi nal 1:09) ... tied career highs in pts. (22), FG (8) and rebounds (6) in home win over Colgate ... played career-high 35 min. in win over Lafayette, totaling 10 pts. and career-high 5 stls., the most by a Bison in two years ... was aggressive off bench in triple-overtime PL Tournament win at Navy, finishing with 12 pts., career-high 7 reb., and 4 asst. ... ranked 16th in PL in scoring, 13th in FG%, 12th in FT% and 10th in 3FG made.
2006-07: Second-year guard became a key member of the Bison backcourt after emerging in a road win at Yale in the fifth game of the season ... after becoming a regular member of the rotation averaged 5.7 ppg in 17.5 mpg (Bucknell was 22-5 over that span) ... led team in 3FG% (.400) and was third in 3FGM (26) ... had breakout game in win at Yale: 11 pts. (8-8 FT), 3 reb., 2 asst. in 18 min. (all then-career highs) ... had 7 pts., then-career-high 3 asst. in 17 min. in win over George Mason ... equaled then-career high with 11 pts. in road win at Cornell ... scored 9 pts. (3-4 FG, 3-4 3FG) and hit two critical second-half 3FGs in one-point win at Xavier ... had 8 pts., 2 reb., 2 asst. in career-high 22 min. at Texas Tech ... hit a first-half 3FG that gave Bucknell the lead for good and finished with 5 pts., 3 asst. in win vs. Navy ... had career game at Holy Cross, scoring team-high 16 points (5-11 FG, 3-6 3FG, 3-3 FT) ... had one of best games in win at American, producing 10 pts. (3-5 FG, 2-2 3FG) and career-high 4 asst. with 0 TOs ... tallied 10 pts., 2 asst., 2 stl. in Patriot League championship game at Holy Cross ... in three games vs. Holy Cross totaled 36 pts. (double figures in all three) and was the team's high scorer in first two ... earned team's Coaches' Award for "contributions and loyalty to the Bucknell basketball family."
2005-06: Saw action in 18 games, all off the bench ... scored a total of six points, four against Haverford and two against Yale ... collected two rebounds in a game three times and had nine on the season ... played season-high six minutes against Cornell.
HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: Full name is Justin Alexander Castleberry ... parents are Jerry and Linda Castleberry ... born Dec. 19, 1986 in Warner Robins, Ga. ... has a brother, Jeremy ... 2005 graduate of Archbishop Spalding ... played basketball for head coach Mike Glick ... two-time all-star at Eastern Invitational camp ... as a junior was a key member of a Spalding team that posted a 29-8 record and was ranked second by the Baltimore Sun and 12th by the Washington Post ... as a senior averaged 13.2 ppg and 4.3 apg in a 21-12 season ... shot 80% FT, 45% FG and 39% 3FG ... had 17 points and five assists in a win over the state's No. 1 team at the time, Mt. St. Joseph's ... Third Team All-Baltimore Catholic League selection ... majoring in economics