Tyree Appleby

Tyree Appleby: 2023 Draft Prospect

Indiana Pacers Pre-Draft Workouts: Tyree Appleby One-on-One Interview (June 5, 2023)

Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Position: G
College: Wake Forest
Age: 24

2022-23 Season Stats
PPG: 18.8
RPG: 3.5
APG: 6.4
BLK: 0.1
STL: 1.8

Player Bio
Courtesy of Wake Forest Athletics

2022-23 Season (Graduate)
Started every single game of his final year of college basketball...led the team and the ACC in points (18.8), assists (6.43) and minutes (36.7) per game...scored 20+ points 13 times throughout the season and hit 30+ points twice...scored 32 points in the win over Wisconsin (Nov. 29) and dropped 35 in conference play against North Carolina (Feb. 7)...broke the ACC record for free throws made (23) and free throws attempted (28) also against North Carolina...recorded two double-doubles, both in conference play, against North Carolina (Feb.7, 35 points and 11 assists) and Syracuse (March 8, 15 points and 12 assists)...his 12 assists against Syracuse in the ACC Tournament were a career high...reached the 2,000 career-point milestone against North Carolina (Feb. 7)...shot 42.7 percent from the field, 36 percent from three-point range and 82 percent from the free throw line during the season...his 211 free throw attempts were the most of any ACC player and 22nd in the nation...his 6.4 assists per game were sixth in the nation and his 18.8 points per game led all major conference players six feet or shorter for the entire season...averaged 3.5 rebounds per game but pulled down five or more nine times, including a season-high nine boards at Notre Dame (Feb. 4)

2021-22 Season (Senior at Florida)
Averaged 10.9 points per game and led the Gators with 125 assists and 65 made 3-pointers…Erupted for 26 points in the win vs. #2 Auburn, including 20 in the second half when he hit four of his six 3-point attempts…Posted 21 points with 5-for-9 shooting from 3-point range in the win at Georgia…A key part of three straight comeback wins against Oklahoma State, Missouri and Ole Miss at a critical juncture in the Gators’ season…Led the Gators with 21 points, four assists and three steals in the 16-point rally vs. Oklahoma State, helping force 12 second-half turnovers…Scored all 17 of his points in the second half as UF erased a nine-point deficit with 8:00 to go at Missouri. Appleby went 10-for-10 from the free throw line, and his pair of free throws with 7.9 seconds left put the Gators over the top for a 66-65 win…Earned his first double-double as a Gator with 10 points and 10 assists Ole Miss, including a 7-for-8 free throw performance in the overtime session, as he helped bring Florida back from a nine-point halftime deficit to win the game…Hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to help the Gators down Ohio State, rallying from 10 points down in the second half. Appleby was named to the all-tournament team for his heroics.

2020-21 Season (Junior at Florida)
Averaged 11.3 points, a team-leading 1.5 steals and 3.3 assists, appearing in all 25 games with 17 starts…Played a critical role ­in a pair of top-25 wins, tallying 13 points and seven assists vs. sixth-ranked Tennessee and going for 12 points, seven assists and five rebounds in a road win at No. 11 West Virginia…Posted 18 double-figure scoring games, including a season-best 20 at Mississippi State. Appleby’s 11-for-11 performance from the free throw line marked UF’s most made free throws without a miss since KeVaughn Allen hit all 11 attempts vs. Gonzaga on Nov. 24, 2017…Gave the Gators a spark in his Florida debut, scoring all 15 of his points in the second half in the win over Army…Earned a SportsCenter Top-10 play with his off-the-backboard alley-oop to Scottie Lewis vs. Stetson.

2019-20 Season (Redshirt at Florida)
Competed on the scout team while sitting out as a transfer under NCAA rules.

2018-19 Season (Sophomore at Cleveland State)
Started all 29 games played, averaging 17.2 points and 5.6 assists per game while shooting .389 from 3-point range with 74 made 3-pointers…Scored in double figures 23 times and dropped 20+ points 11 times, including a pair of 30-point performances (37 vs. Bowling Green, 33 at UW-Milwaukee). Both of Appleby’s 30-point games also included seven made 3-point field goals…Notched his first career triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists vs. UW-Milwaukee and added two other points/assists double-doubles (26/11 vs. IUPUI, 12/10 vs. ND-Ohio).

2017-18 Season (Freshman at Cleveland State)
Played in 34 games with 26 starts, averaging 11.8 points, 4.0 assists and 1.3 steals…Four-time Horizon League Freshman of the Week (Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Jan. 15, Feb. 5)…Named to Horizon League All-Tournament team after averaging 15.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.0 assists in four games, helping the Vikings reach the championship game…Posted three 20-point games, including a season-best 25 in a win at UIC…Appleby also dished a season-high nine assists in the game.

High School
Ranked among the top 10 players in Arkansas as a senior…Earned all-state honors in each of his final three seasons and was Conference Newcomer of the Year as a freshman…Averaged 25.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists as a senior, while earning the McDonalds Full Court Award…Named MVP of the Metro Classic All-Star game, scoring a game-high 32 points with eight three-pointers in the second half…Averaged 18.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists during his junior year…Posted 11.2 points and 4.5 assists as a sophomore…Earned the McDonalds Full Court Award as a sophomore and junior…Averaged 8.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists during his freshman season.