Vernon Macklin - Draft Prospect Profile

Vernon Macklin - Draft Prospect Profile

Height 6' 10" | Hometown Portsmouth, Va. | Weight 240 lbs.

A physically imposing big man who anchored the Gators’ backcourt last season after previously spending two years at Georgetown… A high-energy low-post threat that can run the floor in transition and attack the basket both offensively and defensively… One of the most highly-praised players at the 2010 LeBron James Skills Academy… Participated in the 2010 Amare Stoudemire Skills Academy.

AS A RS-JUNIOR IN 2009-10:  Averaged 10.6 points and 5.5 rebounds last season while being one of two Gators (Alex Tyus) to start all 34 games… Scored in double figures in seven of his last nine games, with Florida going 14-5 overall when Macklin reached the mark…Made his first career start as a Gator in UF’s 74-46 season-opening win over Stetson where he contributed 13 points, eight rebounds and a team-high three blocks in 23 minutes of play...Scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds in UF’s win over Georgia Southern in the first game of the 2009 Legends Classic...Had two points and six rebounds in 16 minutes of action against Troy...Tallied six points (3-of-5 FG) and four rebounds, one assist and one steal in the win over Florida State...Named to the 2009 Legends Classic All-Tournament Team for helping UF defeat No. 2 Michigan State and Rutgers in the semifinal and final rounds of the Classic in Atlantic City, N.J....Scored 10 points against the Spartans and 14 vs. Rutgers, while pulling down eight rebounds in the win over the Scarlet Knights and dishing out two assists...Was a perfect 4-for-4 from the charity stripe and 5-of-7 from the field, while grabbing seven rebounds as the Gators defeated FAMU, 80-59...Was a season-best 6-for-6 from the charity stripe, while scoring 16 points and grabbing two steals in the win over Jacksonville...Put up one block, five points and grabbed four rebounds as the Gators fell short to No. 6 Syracuse in Tampa as part of the SEC/Big East Invitational Dec. 10...Crashed the boards for eight rebounds, while contributing four points and a career-high three assists in Florida’s game versus Richmond in the Orange Bowl Classic in Sunrise, Fla....Had 13 points (6-of-9 FG), seven rebounds and two blocks against South Alabama...Scored 18 points (8-of-14 FG) in the win over American, also pulling down five rebounds and dishing two assists.

Vernon Macklin's Florida Career Statistics

 

Season

GP-GS

MP

FGM-FGA

PCT.

3PT-ATT

PCT.

FT-FTA

PCT.

REB

AVG.

A

TO

BS

STL

PF-DQ

TP

AVG.

2009-10

34-34

859

156-257

.607

0-0

.000

47-80

.588

188

5.5

26

46

29

20

54-1

359

10.6

Total

34-34

859

156-257

.607

0-0

.000

47-80

.588

188

5.5

26

46

29

20

54-1

359

10.6

 

Vernon Macklin’s SEC Statistics

 

Season

GP-GS

MP

FGM-FGA

PCT.

3PT-ATT

PCT.

FT-FTA

PCT.

REB

AVG.

A

TO

BS

STL

PF-DQ

TP

AVG.

2009-10

16-16

406

73-122

.598

0-0

.000

24-39

.615

82

5.1

7

19

12

10

40-1

193

12.1

Total

16-16

406

73-122

.598

0-0

.000

24-39

.615

82

5.1

7

19

12

10

40-1

193

12.1