Prospect Profile: Rodney Hood

"Now it is time to move on to the next level and chase my dream of becoming an NBA player," Hood said in a statement.


Basics

Height Weight Wingspan Position College Hometown
6'8" 208 6'8" Forward Duke Meridian, MS

Collegiate Career

Season G MPG FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT RPG APG SPG BPG PTS AVG
2011-2012 32 32.8 127 287 .443 27 41 .659 4.8 2.0 0.4 0.4 328 10.3
2013-2014 35 32.9 191 412 .464 109 135 .807 3.9 2.1 0.7 0.3 562 16.1
Totals 67 65.7 318 699 .907 136 175 .1.466 8.7 4.1 1.1 0.7 890 26.4

Three-point field goals: 2011-12, 47-for-129 (.364); 2013-14, 71-for-169 (.420). Totals: 118-for-298 (.784).


Accolades

  • Attended the Meridian HS in Meridian, Mississippi.
  • Played college ball at Mississippi State and Duke from 2011 to 2014.
  • Named Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year in 2011.
  • Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2012.
  • Named to the All-ACC 2nd Team in 2014.
  • Named to the ACC All-Tournament 2nd Team in 2014.

Strengths

Excellent outside shooter, both from long and mid-range. Good form on his jumper, with a high release point. Has great size on the wing. Possesses the athleticism and handle to create spacing off the dribble or get into the lane. Rarely forces the action.


Quotes

"True big guard who can guard multiple positions. Made great strides after his redshirt year. Big concern is ability to keep weight on."

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