Full Name:
Anthony Jewell Akins
Position:
Guard
College:
Georgia Tech
Height:
5-11
Weight:
185
High School:
Berkmar HS (Atlanta, Ga.)
Birthdate:
July 3, 1980
Birthplace:
Lilburn, Ga.

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Named Second Team All-Atlantic Coast Conference as a senior and Honorable Mention All-ACC as a junior.
Concluded career at Georgia Tech in top 10 in several major statistical categories.
He was second in three-point field goals (301) behind only former NBA player Dennis Scott (351), fourth in assists (560), sixth in steals (173), 10th in minutes played (3,969), 10th in games started (117) and 11th in total points (1,658).
At 2002 PIT, averaged 12.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 27.3 minutes per game.


AT GEORGIA TECH
As a senior, led Georgia Tech (15-16) in scoring (17 ppg), assists (5.7 apg), steals (1.9 spg) and three-point field goals (98).
Averaged team-leading 34.3 minutes.
Averaged 22 points over his last six games.
Scored 20 or more points 12 times.
Scored season-high 28 points twice, against North Carolina and Florida State.
Had several superlative games, including 19 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and three steals vs. Wake Forest; 22 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds vs. Cornell and 23 points, nine assists and six rebounds vs. Virginia.
Closed out collegiate career with 22 points, seven assists and four steals in loss to Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament.

As a junior, led Georgia Tech in scoring (14.5 ppg), assists (4.3 apg) and three-point field goals (78).
Shot 41.9 percent from three-point range, ranking third in the ACC.
Led team in scoring on 12 occasions, including eight of the last 11 games.
Erupted for 28 points to lead Georgia Tech over UCLA in the Wooden Classic.
Named ACC Player of the Week after leading Tech to back-to-back wins against 13th-ranked Maryland and sixth-ranked Virginia.
Tallied season-high-tying 28 points against Maryland.

As a sophomore, was teamís second-leading scorer with 11.5 ppg and led the team in steals (35) and free throw percentage (77.5%).
Was a one-man show in scoring career-high 33 points in 64-54 loss to Florida State.
Shot 9-for-14 from three-point range in that game, the nine three-pointers tie a team record for three-pointers made in an ACC game shared by former NBA players Dennis Scott and Drew Barry.

As a freshman, started all 31 games, averaging 11.3 points and 4.8 assists.
Posted career-high six steals vs. Kentucky.
Contributed 24 points, seven assists and seven rebounds in come-from-behind overtime victory over Georgia.
Hit the game-tying free throws to send game into OT, then scored six of Techís 12 points in the overtime.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 31 31 108 344 .316 76 114 .667 114 148 44 1 349 11.3
1999-00 30 26 111 301 .369 55 71 .775 99 108 35 2 345 11.5
2000-01 30 29 140 318 .440 78 103 .757 104 128 35 0 436 14.5
2001-02 31 31 170 406 .419 90 108 .833 118 176 59 0 528 17.0
TOTALS 122 117 529 1369 .386 299 396 .755 435 560 173 3 1658 13.6
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 57-for-198 (.288); 1999-00, 68-for-185 (.368); 2000-01, 78-for-186 (.419); 2001-02, 98-for-243 (.403). Totals: 301-for-812 (.371).