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Vernon Macklin

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Height
6' 10"
CLASS
RSSr.
Hometown
Portsmouth, Va.
Weight
240 lbs.
Experience
1L
School
Georgetown
Vernon Macklin

A physically imposing big man who anchored the Gators’ backcourt for two seasons 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… Started 69 of 71 games in his career at Florida and scored in double-digits 46 times.

 

AS A SENIOR IN 2010-11: Led the Gators to the regular-season SEC Championship shooting a team-high .593 throughout the season… Went 24-31 (.774) from the field in the second half this season… Collected nine points, two rebounds and two assists in Florida’s season-opening triumph vs. UNC-Wilmington... Tallied 12 points and five rebounds at home against Ohio State... Recorded 10 points, six rebounds and two blocks in just 16 minutes in the home victory over North Carolina A&T... Collected six points and seven rebounds in the home win vs. Morehead State... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and a blocked a career-high tying three shots in the victory against FAU at home... Registered five points and two rebounds in the rivalry win at FSU... Scored a game-high 20 points on 10-of-11 shooting along with a team-high eight rebounds on the road vs. UCF... Tallied 12 points and four rebounds in his homecoming in the win at American in Washington D.C... Dropped in 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting, pulled down a game-best eight rebounds, and blocked a career-high tying three shots in the home victory over Kent State... Totaled 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in the win vs. Kansas State... Recorded his third-career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds against Jacksonville... Collected six points and six rebounds in the home win over Radford... Finished with 14 points and seven rebounds in the win at Xavier... Tallied six points and three rebounds in the home victory over Rhode Island... Totaled 16 points and seven rebounds in the SEC-opening win over Ole Miss... Finished with 11 points and five rebounds in the overtime win at Tennessee...Contributed 12 points and 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season... Tied for the game-high with six rebounds and registered six points in the road win at Auburn... Collected 13 points and four rebounds in the win vs. Arkansas... Poured in a career-high 23 points to go along with nine rebounds in a career-high 36 minutes in the double-overtime victory at Georgia... Tallied 10 points and six rebounds at Mississippi State... Totaled six points and five rebounds in the overtime win vs. Vanderbilt... Notched 11 points and two rebounds in the rivalry win over Kentucky at home... Registered 16 points and six rebounds in the victory at South Carolina...Recorded 12 points and one rebound, along with two blocks and a career-high-typing three assists in win over Tennessee... Recorded 16 points and seven rebounds in the road win at LSU...  Notched five points and eight rebounds in the SEC East-clinching win over Georgia at home... Collected 10 points and dive rebounds at Kentucky... Poured in a game-high tying 19 points to go along with six rebounds in the Senior Night win over Alabama at home... Notched 13 points at Vanderbilt to help UF win its third outright SEC title...Scored 15 points and grabbed four rebounds in Florida’s win over Tennessee in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament...Contributed six points and four rebounds in the Gators’ victory over Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament semifinals...Recorded seven points, two assists and one block in the SEC Championship game...Was 4-5 from the field for 10 points versus UCSB in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...Scored 10 points and grabbed three rebounds in Florida’s win over UCLA in the third round of the NCAA Tournament...Was 4-for-5 from the field, grabbed five rebounds, and added three steals and three assists in the Gators’ win over BYU in the NCAA regional semifinal...Scored a career-high 25 points, along with five rebounds and one block, in Florida’s loss to Butler in the NCAA regional final.

 

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...Contributed four points and five rebounds in the Gators’ victory over Presbyterian Dec. 30...Scored 14 points (7-of-10 FG) and grabbed five rebounds as UF topped NC State in a thrilling overtime game on the road Jan. 3...Had two points, one rebound and one assist in 14 minutes of play in the SEC opener at Vanderbilt...Tallied eight points (4-of-6 FG) and three rebounds against Kentucky...Poured in 14 points (6-of-9 FG) and pulled down a team-high tying eight rebounds against LSU at home...Scored eight points on 4-of-7 shooting while grabbing five rebounds and one steal in 28 minutes of play as the Gators defeated Arkansas in Fayetteville...Had seven points, one rebound and a block in the 58-56 win over South Carolina at home...Scored 12 points (5-of-10 FG) and had three rebounds in the win over Georgia...Hit 3-of-5 from the field and 1-of-2 from the charity stripe to contribute seven points and five rebounds in UF’s efforts versus Tennessee on the road...Also had one block and two assists in 31 minutes of play against the Vols in Knoxville...Scored six points and grabbed five rebounds in 22 minutes of play as the Gators topped Alabama, 66-65, on the road...Made a career-high 10 field goals on 14 attempts, scoring a team-high 20 points along with six rebounds in the home victory against Mississippi State...Scored five points and grabbed five rebounds as the Gators fell short to South Carolina on the road...Recorded his first career double-double in the loss to Xavier with 12 points and 10 rebounds...Tallied seven points in 17 minutes of play against Auburn at home, shooting two-of-four from the field, while also adding four rebounds and one block...Tallied a career-high 22 points (8-of-11 FG) against Ole Miss on the road, while also matching a previous career mark going 6-for-6 from the free-throw line...Notched his second career double-double after notching 13 points and 10 rebounds in UF’s victory over ranked Tennessee at home...Was 5-of-8 from the field in Athens to contribute 10 points and six rebounds as UF fell at Georgia...Scored 21 points (9-of-17 FG) and grabbed nine rebounds and two steals against Vanderbilt in the home season finale…Scored eight points and tallied two blocks and two steals as UF was topped in Lexington by No. 3 UK in the last regular season game before the SEC Tourney...Contributed 10 points, two assists and a career-best and team-leading three steals as the Gators defeated Auburn, 78-69, in the first round of the 2010 SEC Tournament in Nashville...Scored three points and grabbed six rebounds as UF fell to Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals...Tallied 16 points (7-of-9 FG) and grabbed seven boards in the NCAA tournament first round loss to BYU.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007-08 (Georgetown): Averaged 3.4 points and 2.1 rebounds in 12.8 minutes per game...Scored eight points and had six rebounds in the win over Michigan...Scored six points, had two rebounds and blocked a shot at Old Dominion...Scored eight points, had three rebounds and three assists vs. American...Tied a then career-high with 10 points in 12 minutes and blocked two shots at Pittsburgh...Scored a then career-high 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting in a season-high 26 minutes at St. John's...Set a then career-high with seven rebounds in 10 minutes against Seton Hall.

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-07 (Georgetown): Made his first collegiate appearance at Vanderbilt, scoring two points and playing 12 minutes...Scored five points at Fairfield...Played 16 minutes and scored 10 points against Ball State...Played a then career-high 21 minutes and scored eight points on 4-of-4 shooting while dishing out five assists against James Madison...Scored five points and had four rebounds against Towson...Connected on 3-of-4 field-goal attempts for six points at Michigan...Had five points and a season-high five rebounds against Villanova...Scored seven points and had two assists at Rutgers...Scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds in nine minutes against Belmont in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Scored two points and grabbed a rebound in nine minutes in the Elite 8 win over North Carolina.

 

PREP: A McDonald's and Parade All-American selection...Helped lead Hargrave Military Academy to a 28-2 record last season...Averaged 20 points and 15.0 rebounds per game...Starred for three years at Norcom High School in Portsmouth, Va. before finishing his scholastic career at Hargrave...Was named the All-Tidewater County Player of the Year in 2005 after averaging 22.4 points, 12.2 and 4.5 blocks per game at Norcom...A three-time all-county selection.

 

Vernon Macklin's 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.

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

2010-11

37-35

905

191-322

.593

0-0

.000

46-102

.451

199

5.4

30

63

26

13

91-0

428

11.6

Totals

71-69

1764

347-579

.600

0-0

.000

93-182

.520

387

5.5

56

109

55

33

145-1

787

11.1

 

 

Vernon Macklin’s 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.

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

2010-11

16-15

421

88-152

.579

0-0

.000

23-48

.479

87

5.4

14

27

8

8

43-0

199

12.4

Totals

32-31

827

161-274

.589

0-0

.000

47-87

.547

169

5.3

21

46

20

18

83-1

392

24.5

 

 

Macklin Game Highs

Points

 

Season

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

Career

Same

Rebounds

 

Season

11, vs. FAU (11/23/10)

Career

Same

Field Goals

 

Season

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

Career

Same

Field Goal Attempts

 

Season

16, at LSU (2/20/11)

Career

17, vs. Vandy (3/2/10)

3-Points

 

Season

None

Career

None

3-Point FG Attempts

 

Season

None

Career

None

Free Throws

 

Season

3, 6x, last vs Butler (3/26/11)

Career

6, 2x last vs. Ole Miss (2/20/10)

Free Throw Attempts

 

Season

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

Career

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

Assists

 

Season

3, 2x, last vs. BYU (3/24/11)

Career

3, 3x, last vs. BYU (3/24/11)

Steals

 

Season

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

Career

3, 2x, last vs. BYU (3/24/11)

Blocked Shots

 

Season

3, 2x, last vs. Kent St. (12/9/10)

Career

3, 4x, last vs. Kent St. (12/9/10)

Minutes Played

 

Season

36, at Georgia (1/25/11)

Career

Same

 

 

Misc. Stats                                          

 

10-11

Career

Times led UF in scoring

3

7

Times led UF in Rebs.

8

17

Times led UF in Assists

1

2

Double-figure scoring

25

46

Double-figure reb. games

3

5

Double-Doubles

2

4

Dunks

32

73

Charges Drawn

3

5

First off the Bench

2

2

Scored UF's First Pts.

14

21

Three-Point Plays

10-18

18-33

Final Three Minutes from Line

4-10

8-20

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