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4 Adrian Moss
  • Senior 3L
  • Forward 6-9, 219
  • Houston, Texas
  • Humble High School/Fork Union Military Academy
  • Leisure Management

A relentless rebounder and shot blocker with good range for a big man… Runs the floor well and can play with his back to the basket… The lone senior on the Gators' roster, he is a fifth-year senior after redshirting in 2001-02… Has played in 84 games over his first three years, including 39 SEC games and five NCAA Tournaments… Had back surgery in May but is expected to make a full recovery in time for practice… Has a competitive spirit and finds a way to come up with the loose balls…

AS A JUNIOR 2004-05: Saw action in 23 games, missing nine with a lower back ailment… Posted nine points and five rebounds in 17 minutes of play against Miami … Tallied 10 rebounds, including six on the offensive end, to go along with six points and three assists in 25 minutes of play in the season opener against Jacksonville… It was the second double-figure rebounding game of his career and one shy of his best total of 11 against FAMU in 2003-04… Pulled down five rebounds and scored two points in 17 minutes of action against FAU… Grabbed four rebounds and dished out three assists while adding two points in 23 minutes against Providence … Totaled two points, two rebounds, and an assist in nine minutes against FAMU … Shot perfect from the floor (4-of-4), dished out two assists, and grabbed one board in 15 minutes of play against Stetson … Had one rebound and one steal in 15 minutes of action against Louisville … Dished out two assists and pulled down a defensive rebound in 12 minutes of action versus Georgia Southern… In seven minutes of action, Moss netted four points, grabbed a rebound and dished out an assist against Florida State… Collected one assist and one block in four minutes of play against Arkansas… Grabbed one rebound in nine minutes of action against Auburn… Scored two points in three minutes against Tennessee in his first court time since Jan. 12 vs. Auburn… Scored two points and grabbed one rebound in seven minutes versus Ole Miss… Scored two points and snatched one rebound in seven minutes of play against LSU… Scored two points in three minutes of court time against Vanderbilt… In six minutes of play versus South Carolina, Moss pulled down three rebounds and scored two points… Shot a perfect two-for-two from the field to score four points, pulled down two rebounds and made a season-high two steals in 15 minutes of action against Georgia… In 14 minutes of action against Kentucky, provided three rebounds and a blocked shot… Pulled down seven rebounds, chipped in six points and made a season-high two blocks in 13 minutes of play versus Mississippi State in the quarterfinal game of the SEC tournament… In limited action in the SEC semifinals against Alabama, Moss grabbed one rebound… In five minutes of play in the SEC Championship game against Kentucky, Moss pulled down three rebounds and scored two points… Played nine minutes against Ohio in the 1st Round of the NCAA Tournament… Played three minutes and recorded two rebounds against Villanova in the 2nd Round of the NCAA Tournament…

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2003-04 - Led the Gators with 21 blocks on the season … Scored in double figures in the Gator's three SEC tournament contests and was a major contributor in UF's run to the title game … Shot 75 percent from the field and 91 percent from the line in SEC tournament play … Averaged 7.0 points and 5.0 boards per game after being moved into the starting rotation … Scored in double figures in seven contests (11 vs. Montana State, 16 vs. FAMU, 10 vs. Auburn, 10 vs. Vanderbilt, 10 vs. Alabama, 13 vs. Vanderbilt, 12 vs. Kentucky) … Drew a team-high six charges and led the team in rebounding six times on the season … Was Florida's first substitution off the bench seven times before being moved into the starting lineup on a regular basis … Averaged just over six points and four boards in 16 games of conference play … Scored a then-career-high 11 points (5-of-6 shooting) in season opener against Montana St. … Contributed a career-high 22 solid minutes off-the-bench against then-No. 3 Arizona in the MassMutual Classic, recording nine points, including one three-pointer … Notched first career double-double with career-highs in points (16) and rebounds (11) vs. Florida A&M … Grabbed six rebounds in his first career start against UCF … Came up with career highs in assists (3) and steals (4) in 18 minutes of action against Northeastern … Followed that with a 4-for-6 performances against Eastern Kentucky where he had nine points and tied his career high with three assists … Scored 10 points and handed out three assists against Auburn … Shot perfect from the field and 80 percent from the free throw line, totaling 10 points in addition to seven rebounds in 25 minutes of play against Vanderbilt on Feb. 7 … Scored eight points, including 4-of-5 from the line, in addition to grabbing four rebounds in a career high 35 minutes of play vs. Georgia … Finished with nine points on 4-of-5 shooting and one steal in 26 minutes of play vs. Arkansas … Played a career-high 37 minutes and finished with 10 points and eight rebounds against Alabama in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals … Scored 13 points and hauled in six rebounds, while dishing out two assists against Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament semifinals … Scored 12 points and pulled down five rebounds in 31 minutes of action against Kentucky in the SEC Championship game …

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2003-03- Saw action in 30 games, including both NCAA Tournament games… Saw action in 14-of-16 SEC regular season games… Logged double-figure minutes in 14 games (La. Tech, E. Illinois, Coastal Carolina, Kansas, West Virginia, Florida State, South Florida, Maryland, Bethune-Cookman, Florida A&M, Mississippi State, LSU, Vanderbilt and Sam Houston)… Gave the Gators tremendous energy off the bench with his ability to rebound and block shots… Tied for second on the Gators with 20 blocks, despite averaging less than 10 minutes per game… Top outing of the season was against Mississippi State, where he scored six points and added four rebounds, but more importantly, changed the Gators' intensity when Billy Donovan elected to start him in the second half… His energy and defense on Bulldog center Mario Austin ignited a Gator rally, as the came back from a six-point halftime deficit, ultimately winning by eight points… Shot 100-percent from the field in six games (1-1 vs. La. Tech, 1-1 vs. Stanford, 1-1 vs. Miami, 2-2 vs. Georgia, 1-1 vs. Vanderbilt and 1-1 vs. LSU)… Made at least two field goals in six games (E. Illinois, Coastal Carolina, Florida A&M, Mississippi State, Georgia and Sam Houston)… Grabbed at least four rebounds in four games (6 vs. Coastal Carolina, 4 vs. Florida State, 5 vs. Maryland, and 4 vs. Mississippi State)… Blocked multiple shots in four games (6 vs. E. Illinois, 2 vs. Kansas, 3 vs. South Florida, 2 vs. LSU)… Scored four points and grabbed two rebounds vs. LSU in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament (3/14)… Scored seven points in 16 minutes of action vs. Florida A&M… Shot 50% (3-6) from the field… Tied season-highs with three field goals made and six FG attempts… Grabbed five rebounds at Maryland… Blocked three shots against South Florida… Made first three-pointer of his career and scored three points in 10 minutes vs. West Virginia… Tied a career-high with six rebounds against Kansas… Led all reserves with nine points against Coastal Carolina… Played a career-high 19 minutes… Collected a career-high six rebounds… Had a career-high and game-high six blocked shots against Eastern Illinois… Total was the highest since January 15, 1997, one shy of the O'Connell Center record and third best in school-history… Played in first college game against Louisiana Tech in the opening round of the Preseason NIT… Made his only shot from the field and scored two points in 11 minutes against La. Tech..

AS A TRUE FRESHMAN IN 2001-02 - Elected to redshirt… Practiced with the team but did not see any game action… Gained a valuable year of experience in practice every day against former Gator greats Udonis Haslem and Matt Bonner …

PRIOR TO FLORIDA - A 2000 graduate of Humble High School in Texas where he played for Phil Eaton… Played for Fletcher Arritt at Fork Union Military Academy in 2001… Had a season-high 35 points against Notre Dame of Flitchburg, Mass at FUMA… Led Fork Union to 24-7 record… Listed among the top 12 unsigned seniors in the nation by The Sporting News in January of 2001… Was one of five Division I players on Fork Union team… Voted team MVP as a senior at Humble High School… Was one of five seniors at Humble High School who went on to play collegiately… Averaged 17.0 ppg and 8.0 rpg as a junior at Humble High School… Attended the same prep school as former Gator Kenyan Weaks… Only the third player since 1950 from the state of Texas to suit up for the Gators (joining Bill Gurley of Dickenson Texas - 1988 and Maurice McDaniel of Temple Texas - 1979-80)…

"Adrian is a guy that's got to play his role. Adrian has a great, great ability to affect the game in a lot of ways - hustle-wise and emotionally." - Florida head coach Billy Donovan

"He's a glue guy. When he comes in he's going to bring the energy and little things. He's gonna knock people out. He's the enforcer and we really need that." - Florida forward Corey Brewer

Adrian Moss' Career Statistics
Year GP-GS MP FGM-FGA PCT. 3PT-ATT PCT. FT-FTA PCT. REB AVG. A TO BS ST PF-DQ TP AV.
2002-03 30-0 294 29-60 .483 3-9 .333 14-26 .538 58 1.9 8 20 20 5 54-1 75 2.5
2003-04 31-16 703 80-161 .497 3-11 .273 47-75 .627 143 4.6 18 38 21 16 94-6 210 6.8
2004-05 23-7 248 24-40 .600 0-2 .000 7-10 .700 54 2.3 14 16 7 3 49-1 55 2.4
TOTALS 84-23 1245 133-261 .510 6-22 .272 68-111 .613 255 3.0 40 74 48 24 197-8 340 4.0
Adrian Moss' SEC Statistics
Year GP-GS MP FGM-FGA PCT. 3PT-ATT PCT. FT-FTA PCT. REB AVG. A TO BS ST PF-DQ TP AV
2002-03 14-0 102 10-19 .526 1-3 .333 6-9 .667 15 1.1 4 3 4 2 19-0 27 1.9
2003-04 16-11 374 36-79 .456 0-3 .000 24-38 .632 64 4.0 8 17 3 7 50-3 96 6.0
2004-05 9-0 68 7-9 .778 0-0 .000 0-2 .000 11 1.2 1 5 2 2 16-0 14 1.6
TOTALS 39-11 544 53-107 .495 1-6 .167 30-49 .612 90 2.3 13 25 9 11 85-3 137 3.5
Adrian Moss' NCAA Statistics
Year GP-GS MP FGM-FGA PCT. 3PT-ATT PCT. FT-FTA PCT. REB AVG. A TO BS ST PF-DQ TP AV.
2002-03 2-0 19 3-5 .600 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 5 2.5 1 0 1 0 5-0 6 3.0
2003-04 1-1 29 2-8 .250 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 6 6.0 0 1 2 0 3-0 5 5.0
2004-05 2-0 12 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 3-0 0 0.0
TOTALS 5-1 60 5-13 .385 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 13 2.6 1 1 3 0 11-0 11 2.1

Points
Season 9, vs. Miami (12/04/04)
Career 16 , vs. FAMU (12/02/03)
Rebounds
Season 10, vs. Jacksonville (11/19/04)
Career 11, FAMU (12/02/02)
Field Goals
Season 4, 2x, last vs. Stetson (12/08/04)
Career 5, 3x, last vs. Auburn (01/24/04)
Field Goal Attempts
Season 7, vs. Miami (12/04/04)
Career 14, vs. Auburn (01/24/04)
3-Point FGs
Season None
Career 1, vs. Arizona (11/28/03)
3-Point FG Attempts
Season 2, vs.Miami (12/04/04)
Career 3 vs. Miss. State (01/21/04)
Free Throws
Season 2, 3x,lastvs. Miss. St. (3/11/05)
Career 6, vs. FAMU (12/02/03)
Free Throw Attempts
Season 2, 3x,lastvs. Miss. St. (3/11/05)
Career 8, 2x, last vs. FAMU (12/02/03)
Assists
Season 3,2x, last vs. Providence (11/27/04)
Career 3,5x, last vs. Providence (11/27/04)
Steals
Season 2, vs. Georgia (3/2/05)
Career 4, vs. Northeastern (12/22/03)
Blocked Shots
Season … … 2, vs. Miss. State (3/11/05)
Career 6, vs. East. Illinois (11/21/02)
Minutes Played
Season 25, vs. Jacksonville (11/19/04)
Career 37 vs. Alabama (03/12/04)

Misc. Stats 04-05 Career
Times led UF in scoring 0 0
Times led UF in Rebs. 1 7
Times led UF in Assists 1 1
Double figure scoring 0 7
Double figure reb. games 1 2
Double Doubles 0 1
Dunks 5 16
Charges Drawn 4 12
First off the Bench 10 14
Scored UF's First Pts. 4 4
Three Point Plays 1-3 5-11
Final Three Minutes from Line 2-2 12-19
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