Averaged 21.9 points, 5.9 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 1.7
steals in leading top-ranked Ballard High School to a
29-6 record before falling to No. 2 Trinity in the Seventh
Region title game.
Honored as Kentucky's Mr. Basketball, Snider was a first
team all-state selection and was ranked 33rd nationally
by Rivals.com, No. 38 by 247Sports.com, No. 40 in the
ESPN 100 and was rated the seventh-best point guard
in the nation by Scout.com.
Career leader in scoring and assists (633) at Ballard. His 2,442 points passed Allan Houston and DeJuan
Wheat. His 371 three-pointers (including 34 as an eighth-grader at Fern Creek) rank third in state history.
Top scoring effort as a senior was 32 points on three
occasions and he handed out a season-best 11 assists
against Newport Catholic. He scored 20 or more points
in 22 games as a senior.
Averaged 19.3 points, 4.5 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0
steals as a junior in helping Ballard to a 32-5 record and the
Kentucky state championship game, where the Bruins fell 65-
64 to Madison Central. He was a first-team all-state selection
and the Seventh Region player of the year as a junior.
UofL greats DeJuan Wheat (1993-97), the Cardinals'
No. 2 all-time scorer, and Jerry Eaves (1978-82), the
starting point guard on UofL's 1980 NCAA Championship
team, were also graduates of Ballard High School.
Chose to attend Louisville after also considering Illinois,
UCLA, Michigan State and Connecticut.
Honored as MVP of the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival
Basketball Classic all-star game after totaling eight
points, four rebounds and a game-high nine assists for
the winning White team.
His combined 64 points in the two games of the
Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Games are tied for the third
most in the history of the event that dates back to
1940, passed only by George McGinnis (1969) and
Oscar Robertson (1956). He had 37 points -- the sixth
most ever in the event -- six three-pointers and seven
rebounds in the game played in Kentucky; 27 points
and five rebounds in the game played in Indiana.
Born Feb. 14, 1995 ... Son of Scott and Latonda Snider
... Has one younger brother (Cameron) ... Major is
Personal goal at UofL is to win a national championship.
Best moment of his athletic career to date was
going to the high school state championship as a junior
and being named Mr. Basketball in Kentucky.
Enjoys hanging with his friends in his spare time.
Chose to attend UofL because "I always dreamed to
play for Louisville since I was seven, I'm from Louisville
and I want to play for my city."
Best basketball advice given to him was "always
believe in yourself and have confidence."
Most proud of earning a college scholarship.
Feels Mark Wahlberg would be the best actor to play
him in a movie.
When he played basketball as a kid, he pretended he
was Allen Iverson.
Few people know that he is very quiet.
Chose to wear number 2 because it was worn at UofL
by former Cardinal Ellis Myles, who was Snider's AAU
If you walked into his dorm room, the first thing you
would notice is pictures of his family.
Among reality shows, he feels he would fare best on
Love & Hip Hop in Atlanta.
Best thing about being a Cardinal is "playing in front of my city."
What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino: he pushes you to be great and is a great motivational speaker.
Would most like to meet God.
Basketball Player: Allen Iverson
Athlete, Other Than A Basketball Player: Adrian Peterson