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Chandler Parsons

F

Height
6' 9"
CLASS
Jr.
Hometown
Casselberry, Fla.
Weight
215 lbs.
Experience
2L
School
Lake Howell
25 Chandler Parsons

One of the most gifted swingman in the country with unlimited range and an uncanny ability to penetrate the lane offensively… 2011 SEC Player of the Year, the first in Florida history, and an AP honorable mention All-American… Also garnered first-team All-SEC honors as a senior… Skilled passing big man excels in transition and is capable of running up-and-down the floor at ease while knocking down three-pointers… Had one of the best performances at the 2010 LeBron James Skills Academy… Participated in the 2010 Kevin Durant Skills Academy, where as a counselor tutored 15 of the top high-school swingmen in the country… A versatile, team player with the ability to assume any role needed… Finishes his collegiate career 12th on Florida’s all-time scoring list with 1,452 points… Earned SEC All-Freshman honors in 2007-08.

 

AS A SENIOR IN 2010-11: Became the first Gator ever to be named SEC Player of the Year… Named to the SEC All-Tournament and AP All-American teams, and first team NABC All-District (District 21) Team… Led the team in rebounds and assists… Poured in a game-high 16 points (7-of-13), along with five rebounds and four assists in the Gators season-opening victory against UNC-Wilmington... Chipped in with 13 points and seven rebounds in the home game vs. Ohio State... Tied a game high with 16 points, along with five assists in the home win over North Carolina A&T... Recorded Florida’s first double-double of the season in the home victory vs. Morehead State, finishing with 13 points and a team-high 11 rebounds, along with three assists... Tallied eight points, six rebounds and two assists in the win over FAU at home... Registered five points and three rebounds in the rivalry win at FSU... Dished out a team-high five assists and pulled down six rebounds on the road vs. UCF... Scored 13 points, pulled down a team-high eight rebounds and recorded a season-best three steals in the win at American... Had six points, two rebounds and two assists in the home triumph over Kent State... Totaled seven points, four rebounds and a career-high tying three blocks vs. Kansas State... Collected eight points and eight rebounds against Jacksonville... Recorded nine points, eight rebounds, a game-best five assists and two steals in the home win over Radford... Registered game highs in the win at Xavier with a then career-high seven assists and 11 rebounds to go along with five points... Tallied then season highs in points (18) and rebounds (12) to go along with five assists in a team-high 34 minutes in the home victory over Rhode Island... Continued his terrific all-around play with 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the SEC-opening win vs. Ole Miss... Totaled 16 points (season-high 4-of-5 3FGM) and six rebounds in the overtime win at Tennessee...Contributed nine points, seven assists and four rebounds against South Carolina... Tied for the game high with six rebounds and registered four points in the road win at Auburn... Pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds to go along with five points and five assists in the victory against Arkansas... Notched his third double-double of the season with 18 points and 12 rebounds in the double-overtime triumph at Georgia... Scored nine points and grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds at Mississippi State... Notched his fourth double-double of the season (11th career) with a game-high and season-high tying 18 points and 11 rebounds in the overtime win vs. Vanderbilt... Scored a team-high 17 points and grabbed a game-best 12 rebounds for yet another double-double in the rivalry win over Kentucky, while also having a game-high tying five assists... His performances against Vandy and Kentucky earned him USBWA National Player of the Week honors…Came two assists shy of his first-career triple in the victory at South Carolina, finishing with 14 points, 12 rebounds and a then career-high eight assists...Totaled three points and three rebounds in 37 minutes in the win over Tennessee... Notched 16 points and seven rebounds in the SEC East-clinching win over Georgia at home... Recorded 15 points, a team-high eight rebounds and a team-best seven assists at Kentucky... Scored a season-high 19 points to go along with a game-best 11 rebounds in the Senior Night victory over Alabama at home... Tallied 13 points and seven rebounds at Vanderbilt to help UF win its third outright SEC title...Scored 12 points and seven rebounds in Florida’s win over Tennessee in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament...Contributed 16 points and nine rebounds in the Gators’ victory over Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament semifinals...Had nine points and 10 rebounds in Florida’s game versus Kentucky in the SEC Championship game...Named to the 2011 SEC All-Tournament Team... Recorded 10 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds versus UCSB in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...Had seven points, five assists and five rebounds in Florida’s win over UCLA in the third round of the NCAA Tournament...Had 16 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and a block in 40 minutes of play versus BYU in the NCAA regional semifinal...Scored five points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals while playing a season-high 43 minutes in Florida’s NCAA regional final versus Butler...With an NCAA Tournament career average of 11.6 PPG, 7.6 RPG and 6.0 APG, is the only player since 1996-97 to average at least 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists in a minimum of five games.

 

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-10: Became the first player in school history to hit two true buzzer-beaters, hitting a 75-foot prayer to beat N.C. State on Jan. 3, 2010, then a spot-up three to beat South Carolina on Jan. 23, 2010…Tied for the team-high in rebounds (6.9 RPG)…Became the 45th Gator to score 1,000 career points…Led Florida in scoring, with 14 points (4-of-5 FG, 5-of-6 FT) in the season-opening victory over Stetson, while also grabbing six rebounds...Also knocked down UF’s only three-pointer of the night with 33 seconds left in the game to keep Florida’s school-record 580 games with a trey alive...Recorded his first double-double of the season with 15 points and 12 rebounds, including a career-high 6-of-8 from the charity stripe, in UF’s win over Georgia Southern in the first game of the 2009 Legends Classic...Scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the win over Troy in Game 2 of the Legends Classic...Tallied eight points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals in the victory over Florida State...Was UF’s scoring leader in the 77-74 win over No. 2 Michigan State, contributing 14 points and three steals as UF advanced to the championship round of the 2009 Legends Classic...Scored seven points and picked up an assist and a steal as the Gators topped Rutgers to win the Legends Classic in Atlantic City, N.J....Scored seven points and grabbed seven total boards in the victory over FAMU...Tallied nine rebounds, two steals, and scored nine points in Florida’s win against Jacksonville...Poured in 19 points (6-of-9 FG, 3-of-5 3FG) and dished out a five assists as the Gators were edged by No. 6 Syracuse as part of the SEC/Big East Challenge in Tampa...Scored nine points and dished out five assists against Richmond in the Orange Bowl Classic tournament in Sunrise, Fla....Hit a career-tying 6-of-8 from the charity stripe, had nine overall points, six rebounds, a steal and a block against South Alabama...Chipped in eight points, in 22 minutes of play as UF downed American...Recorded a career-high four steals along with a team-high 21 points (8-of-14 FG) and eight rebounds in the win over Presbyterian...Hit a game-winning 75-foot three-pointer at the buzzer in overtime to give the Gators a 62-61 victory over NC State...Also contributed six rebounds, three assists and three steals in the victory over the Wolfpack...Led the team with nine rebounds, while also scoring eight points and dishing out two assists in the SEC opener at Vanderbilt...Scored eight points and chipped in three rebounds and one assist against Kentucky at home...Made his first start of the season against LSU at  home, tallying 11 points, five rebounds and three assists...Pulled down 11 boards, contributed six points and five assists as UF downed Arkansas on the road...Knocked down the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer in regulation to give the Gators a thrilling victory against South Carolina at home...Pulled down a team-high 10 rebounds in the victory against the Gamecocks...Had eight points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in the win over Georgia...Scored 14 points and had eight rebounds in UF’s efforts against Tennessee in Knoxville...Hit a three-pointer with 30 seconds left against Tennessee that put UF up a point, but the Gators were edged, 61-60, on the road versus the Vols...Contributed eight points and five rebounds in the road victory over Alabama...Set career bests in free throws (six), free throw attempts (nine) and assists (six) in the home victory against Mississippi State...Also chipped in 18 points and matched a season-best with a team-leading 12 rebounds against the Bulldogs...Recorded his second consecutive double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds and a career-high tying six assists as UF fell short against South Carolina on the road...Led the team with 15 points and had eight rebounds in the loss to Xavier...Led the team in scoring with 17 points (6-of-11 FG) and notched six rebounds and four assists in the Gators’ win over Auburn at home...Tallied 13 points and led the team with eight rebounds in the win on the road at Ole Miss...Scored 19 points (8-of-12 FG), his fifth consecutive double-digit game, and grabbed eight rebounds in Florida’s winning efforts over ranked Tennessee in Gainesville...Shattered career highs in points (29) and field goals made (10-of-16), tied a career high with six assists, and recorded season highs in three-pointers (three) and free throws (six) as UF fell short at Georgia...Scored three points and grabbed two boards and two steals as UF fell at home vs. Vanderbilt in the home finale...Played 34 minutes against Kentucky on the road, contributing nine points, six rebounds, four assists and a steal...Joined the UF 1,000-point club with 21 points in the Gators’ first-round SEC Tournament win over Auburn in Nashville...Also had six boards and two assists in the victory over the Tigers...Hit 3-of-9 from the field and 4-of-6 from the charity stripe to score 10 points for the Gators in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals against Mississippi State...Notched a double-double in the NCAA Tournament first round loss to BYU, tallying 20 points, a team-leading 10 rebounds and six assists.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09: Won Orange Bowl Classic MVP honors…Led all Gators in scoring with 15.0 points per game in the exhibition season while pulling down 10 rebounds and recording a team-high 12 field goals...Shot 3-of-6 from the field and poured in eight points along with four rebounds against Toledo...Grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked two shots in the win over Bradley...Shot a then career-best 5-of-6 from the charity stripe against Southern Utah...Had a team-high nine rebounds vs. Syracuse in Kansas City...Scored five points and collected four rebounds in the win over Washington...Went 3-for-3 from behind the arc and was 7-of-9 from the field to accumulate a then season-high 17 points in Florida’s win over UMKC in Orlando...Made his first three treys and finished with 15 points in the win over FAMU...Scored eight points on 4-of-7 shooting and pulled down four rebounds at FSU...Pulled down seven rebounds in 16 minutes in the win versus FGCU...Chipped in three points and grabbed three rebounds in 23 minutes of play in the win over UCF...Scored 14 points, pulled down seven boards and dished out five assists in the win against Georgia Southern...Led the Gators in scoring with 17 points in the win against Winthrop...Tallied eight points, six rebounds and three steals in the victory against Stetson...Scored eight points and tied with a team-high five rebounds in the win over N.C. State...Tallied nine points and pulled down eight boards in the victory against Longwood...Scored 12 points and had three rebounds in the win vs. Ole Miss...Grabbed six rebounds and scored four points in the win over Auburn...Poured in 10 points and pulled down four rebounds in the victory against Arkansas...Was the Gators’ second leading scorer with 14 points (5-of-6) and fell just shy of a double-double with nine boards against South Carolina...Hit 10-of-11 shots from the field, sinking a career high 7-of-8 treys, to lead the Gators in scoring with a then career-high 27 points in the win over Vanderbilt...Additionally grabbed eight boards, dished out four assists and came up with a steal against the Commodores...Tallied 12 points and four rebounds in the win over Georgia...Was Florida’s second leading scorer with 15 points (6-of-10 FG), nine rebounds and an assist against Tennessee on the road...Collected his first ever double-double in the win at home vs. South Carolina, tallying 14 points and 10 rebounds...Tallied six rebounds and two points in the road game vs. Kentucky...Scored 11 points (5-of-10 FG) and grabbed three boards on the road versus Georgia...Notched nine points, three rebounds, two assists and three steals in the Gators’ win over Alabama...Led the team with five rebounds and chipped in nine points in the Gators’ home victory over Vanderbilt...Was one of four Gators who scored in double figures against LSU, scoring 12 points and collecting four rebounds...Led the team in rebounds with nine and scored 13 points in the home contest against Tennessee...Picked up two steals, five rebounds and two assists, while chipping in two points against Mississippi State on the road...Was a perfect 2-for-2 from the free-throw line in the home victory versus Kentucky...Scored five points and grabbed five rebounds in the win over Arkansas in the first round of the SEC tournament...Grabbed three rebounds, dished out an assist and blocked a shot against Auburn in the second round of the league tournament in Tampa...Pulled down a career-high 14 rebounds and finished with 17 points in route to his second-career double-double in the NIT opening-round victory over Jacksonville...Scored seven points and tied a season high with five assists in the second-round NIT win against Miami...Pulled down five rebounds in the season finale versus Penn State.

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08: Was UF’s top scorer off the bench, averaging 8.1 points per game, while playing 20.7 minutes per game…Knocked down 35 three-pointers and scored in double-figures 12 times, including a then career-high 22 points against North Carolina Central University…An SEC All-Freshman selection…Averaged 15.5 points per game in two exhibition games, shooting 4-of-9 (.444) from beyond the arc...Shot 2-of-4 in the season-opener against North Dakota State, with both buckets coming from beyond the arc...Scored 15 points while shooting 5-of-7 from the field and handing out six assists against Tennessee Tech...Led the Gators with 22 points off the bench, shooting 8-of-10 from the field, including 4-of-6 from beyond the arc, against North Carolina Central...Tallied seven points, to go along with four rebounds and two assists, in the win over Rutgers...Snagged seven rebounds, while scoring 13 points and swatting his first two career blocks, in the win over North Florida...Scored in double figures for the second-straight game with 10 against Florida State...Had a layup and a free throw for three points against Stetson, while also adding five rebounds and two assists...Posted 10 points and six rebounds in the win over Vermont...Scored 17 points on 6-of-11 shooting, including 4-for-4 from the charity stripe, in the Jacksonville contest...Scored eight points, with a block and four rebounds, in the win over FAMU...Tallied six points, while recording an assist and a rebound, against Georgia Southern...Added 10 points in the win over CSU...Pulled down eight rebounds at Ohio State to go along with six points, two assists and a block...Scored 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting, to go along with eight rebounds and a pair of assists and steals, against Temple...Connected on both of his attempts from long distance against High Point, finishing the night with six points, three boards and a pair of assists...Scored two points, collected three rebounds and recorded two assists in a dozen minutes in the road win over Alabama…Blocked two shots and added two boards in 12 minutes of work against Auburn...Ripped off 15 points in 23 minutes against Mississippi in Oxford...Turned in an all-around performance in the home win over Kentucky, recording six points, four rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block in a career-best 29 minutes...Added five points and three rebounds to the win at South Carolina...Tallied four points, including a thunderous dunk right before halftime, with five rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes in the home defeat of Vanderbilt...Turned in six points and three rebounds against Arkansas in Fayetteville...Had three points and two rebounds in 12 minutes of action at Tennessee...Exploded for 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting, while also grabbing six rebounds, in the home defeat of Georgia...Chipped in four points and two rebounds versus LSU...Had four points and collected five rebounds in 19 minutes of action at Vanderbilt...Scored three points and snagged one rebound in 14 minutes versus South Carolina...Provided a solid nine points on 3-of-4 shooting in 15 minutes of playing time at Georgia...Chipped in eight points with six boards and one block off the bench against Mississippi State...Grabbed three boards with three assists and four points off the bench versus Tennessee...Picked up six rebounds and three points in 23 minutes off the bench at Kentucky...Erupted for 13 points on 3-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc against Alabama in the SEC Tournament...Scored five points and pulled down a half-dozen rebounds in the victory over San Diego State in the first round of the MasterCard NIT...Went for six points, six boards and two steals in the home win over Creighton in the second round of the NIT...Helped UF clinch an NIT quarterfinal victory at Arizona State with 15 points and three rebounds in 26 minutes...Finished 3-of-5 from beyond the arc and provided a crucial 3-pointer at the 2:32 mark that put the game out of reach...Provided nine points and three rebounds in a season-high 30 minutes against UMass in NIT semifinal.

 

PREP: Averaged 21.7 points and 9.8 rebounds per game for Lake Howell, helping the Silver Hawks to a 31-3 mark and the 5A state championship…Lake Howell made the Final Four in each of his three years on the varsity level…He was the MVP of the 5A state championships, a Jordan All-American, an All-Conference selection and a First Team 5A All-State selection his senior year…Played in the 2007 Senior Showcase in Orlando and earned MVP honors after scoring 30 points, grabbing 10 boards and dishing out seven assists…Scored 11 points (5-7 FG), had four rebounds and four assists in 16 minutes in the Jordan All-American game at Madison Square Garden…Left Lake Howell as the second-leading rebounder in school history along with 19 double-doubles…Saw his stock sore sky high in the summer of 2006 when he was the leading scorer at the Peach Jam, averaging 26.0 points per game and helping his squad to the Final Four

 

 

Chandler Parsons’ Career Statistics

Season

   GP-GS

MP

FGM-FGA

PCT.

3PT-ATT

PCT.

FT-FTA

PCT.

REB

AVG.

A

TO

BS

ST

PF-DQ

TP

AV.

2007-08

36-0

744

103-218

.472

35-108

.330

52-83

.627

143

4.0

51

36

8

18

60-1

293

8.1

2008-09

36-28

937

128-278

.460

37-123

.301

39-70

.557

204

5.7

64

50

14

38

85-1

332

9.2

2009-10

34-18

1054

141-286

.493

38-106

.358

100-151

.662

233

6.8

88

67

5

39

70-0

420

12.3

2010-11

36-35

1229

155-323

.480

43-117

.368

54-97

.557

279

7.8

136

81

15

34

67-0

407

11.3

Totals

142-81

3964

527-1105

.476

153-454

.339

245-401

.601

859

6.1    

339

234

42

129

282-2

1452

10.2

 

 

Chandler Parsons’ SEC Statistics

Season

GP-GS

MP

FGM-FGA

PCT.

3PT-ATT

PCT.

FT-FTA

PCT.

REB

AVG.

A

TO

BS

ST

PF-DQ

TP

AV.

2007-08

16-0

299

32-81

.395

10-40

.250

20-32

.625

55

3.4

18

15

4

3

28-0

94

5.9

2008-09

16-16

436

66-135

.489

18-59

.305

18-36

.500

90

5.6

26

19

5

14

37-1

168

10.5

2009-10

16-14

521

67-128

.523

13-38

.342

47-72

.653

114

7.1

52

28

1

14

29-0

194

12.1

2010-11

15-14

534

71-145

.490

25-57

.439

26-45

.578

131

8.7

55

28

5

14

29-0

193

12.9

Totals

63-44

1790

236-489

.474

66-194

.334

111-185

.589

390 

6.2

151

90

15

45

123-1

649

10.4

 

 

Parsons Game Highs

Points

 

Season

19, vs. Alabama (3/1/11)

Career

29, vs. Georgia (2/27/10)

Rebounds

 

Season

15, vs. Arkansas (1/22/11)

Career

Same

Field Goals

 

Season

7, 4x, last vs. Alabama (3/1/11)

Career

10, 2x, last vs. Georgia (2/27/10)

Field Goal Attempts

 

Season

15, vs. BYU (3/24/11)

Career

20, vs. BYU (3/18/10)

3-Points

 

Season

4, at Tennessee (1/11/11)

Career

7, vs. Vanderbilt (1/25/09)

3-Point FG Attempts

 

Season

10, vs. BYU (3/24/11)

Career

Same

Free Throws

 

Season

5, vs. Vanderbilt (2/1/11)

Career

6, 4x, last vs. Georgia (2/27/10)

Free Throw Attempts

 

Season

6, 6x, last vs. Tennessee (3/11/11)

Career

9, vs. Mississippi State (2/6/10)

Assists

 

Season

10, vs. UCSB (3/17/11)

Career

Same

Steals

 

Season

3, 3x, last vs. Vanderbilt (2/1/11)

Career

4, vs. Presbyterian (12/30/09)

Blocked Shots

 

Season

3, vs. Kansas St. (12/18/10)

Career

3, 2x, last vs. Kansas St. (12/18/10)

Minutes Played

 

Season

43, vs. Butler (3/26/11)

Career

46, vs. BYU (3/18/10)

 

 

Misc. Stats

 

10-11

Career

Times led UF in Scoring

6

17

Times led UF in Rebounds

20

46

Times led UF in Assists

16

26

Double-figure scoring

20

64

Double-figure reb. games

11

20

Double-Doubles

8

15

Dunks

21

70

Charges Drawn

5

27

First off the Bench

0

30

Scored UF's First Pts.

2

13

Three-Point Plays

7-12

25-36

Final Three Minutes from Line

12-19

42-68

 

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