Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Source: Georgia University Athletics

June 26, 2013

School: Georgia
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 205 lbs
Class: Sophomore
Points Per Game: 18.5
Rebounds Per Game: 7.1
Assists Per Game: 1.8
Steals Per Game: 2.0
Blocks Per Game: 0.5
Turnovers Per Game: 2.0

Sophomore (2012-13): 2013 SEC Player of the Year, as selected by SEC coaches, as well as Associated Press. Also a member of the each's All-SEC 1st team. The first Bulldog since Dominique Wilkins (1981, also as a soph.) to sweep the major POY awards ... Georgia's leading scorer in 29 of 32 games; its leading rebounder in 16 contests ... One of just nine players in all of NCAA Division I to score in double figures in each of his team's games ... Ranked among the SEC leaders in nine of the 13 categories for which individual stats were kept ... Recorded consecutive double-doubles in December after playing 39 collegiate games without one. Finished the season with seven double-doubles ... Scored 19 of his 25 points vs. Southern California in the 2nd half, 12 in the first five minutes of the half ... Had the 2nd-highest scoring sophomore season in UGA history; 9th-best rebounding season for UGA soph. ... Career scoring high of 32 points came in season finale vs. LSU; scored 25 in the second half as Georgia nearly overcame a 20-point halftime deficit. Also in the LSU game, he became the 42nd player in UGA history to surpass 1,000 career points ... Elevated his play in clutch situations. Scored 31 percent of his 332 points in SEC games during the last five minutes, shooting 65 percent from the field, 63 percent from 3-point range and 83 percent from the FT line ... Coaches' Pre-Season All-SEC Pick by the league's 14 coaches. SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 5 after leading Georgia to consecutive wins.

Freshman (2011-12): Named to the Coaches' Freshman All-SEC Team ... Has led the team in minutes and steals throughout the season; also its No. 2 scorer & rebounder ... Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors Dec. 19 after scoring a game-high 21 pts. in win at Southern Cal ... Season high 25 points vs. Ole Miss were the most by a UGA freshman in almost 13 years ... Three of his four highest scoring outputs came in the first five games of the SEC schedule ... Has hit go-ahead 3-pointers in the final minute in both of Georgia's road wins this year.

Personal: Full Name: Kentavious Tannell Caldwell-Pope ... Birthdate/Birthplace: Feb. 18, 1993 / Thomaston, Ga. ... Parents: Rhonda Caldwell & Lawrence Pope ... Academic Major: Undecided ... Nickname:K.C., Ken ... Favorite TV Show: The Game, First 48, Family Guy ... Websites I visit often:YouTube, Worldstarhiphop ... Favorite Beverage:Powerade ... Favorite ... Foods:Hot wings, McDonald's ... Favorite Video Game: The Bigs2 ... Favorite Subject:Math ... Most Challenging Subject: English,History ... A Talent I Have That Not Many People Know About: Drawing ... My role models away from sports: My parents ... How my teammates would describe me:Tall and Lanky ... Sport I'd Most Like to Try: Tennis ... Teammate that makes me laugh the hardest: Vincent Williams ... Non-Athletic Accomplishment I'm proudest of:Making All A's and B's ... Athletic Accomplishment I'm proudest of:Making the state Final Four ... Favorite NBA Team:Miami Heat ... Favorite NBA Player:LeBron James ... My Most Prized Possession:Life ... What Got Me Started in Basketball:Just watching the older kids play ... I chose to attend UGA Because:I always wanted to come here and I wanted to play for Georgia ... When I Was Young and Playing Basketball, I Pretended I was:Michael Jordan ... What drives me to excel in basketball: I have a dream of ultimately playing professional basketball ... The thing I like most about being part of this team:I get to play with a great group of guys.

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