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Will Yeguete

F

Height
6' 7"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Bordeaux, France
Weight
210 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
Florida Air Academy
24 Allan Chaney

Blue-collar forward with a nose for the ball defensively that can play inside as well as on the perimeter…A three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection in 2012, 2013, and 2014 and two-time SEC Community Service Team honoree in 2012 and 2014…Part of the 2014 senior class that set the mark for most wins (120) and SEC championships (three) in Florida history and reached the 2014 Final Four…Widely regarded as one of the most well-liked athletes at UF, known to visit children at Shands on his own and a regular in the crowd at all UF sporting events…Presented the Florida Way award at the 2014 Florida Letterman Awards, given to an athlete who exhibits honesty, integrity, strong work ethic, and compassion…Earned a bronze medal with France at the 2011 FIBA U20 European Championships.

 

AS A SENIOR IN 2013-14: Became the fifth different player in UF history to start 39+ games in a season, joining Taurean Green (twice), Al Horford, Lee Humphrey and Joakim Noah…After missing time with injury his sophomore and junior years, was the only Gator to start every game his senior season…Grabbed five rebounds and dished three assists and grabbed four steals vs. UNF...Perfect from the free-throw line and in field goals, going 2-2 and 3-3 respectively, at Wisconsin...Made the second 3-pointer of his career, while tallying six rebounds, a steal and an assist, in the win over Southern...Made a 3-pointer vs. MTSU, his second 3-pointer of the season after hitting only one in his three previous seasons as a Gator. Tallied 10 points vs. MTSU, his first double-digit performance of the season...Played a season-long 29 minutes at Jacksonville, grabbing a season-high seven rebounds...Had six rebounds and a season-best four assists in the win over the Seminoles...Went a season-best 5-of-6 from the free-throw line in Florida’s win over Fresno State in the 2013 Orange Bowl Classic...Shot a season-best 5-for-8 from the free-throw line at Arkansas...Put up a season-best 12 points in the win over the Georgia Bulldogs for his second double-figure scoring game of the season, going 5-6 from the floor and 2-2 from the charity stripe...Had a career-high five steals in the conference win over Auburn...Grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds in the win at Alabama...Recorded his third double-figure rebounding game this season in the win over Texas A&M with 10...Matched a season-high 12 points, behind a season-best 6-of-8 shooting, and dished out four assists in the win over Alabama...Made his fourth 3-pointer of the season, the fifth of his career, in the conference win at Tennessee...Hit 5-of-6 from the free-throw line and grabbed eight rebounds vs. Auburn... Went a perfect 4-for-4 from the free-throw line against South Carolina...Grabbed a team-leading seven boards in the win over Kentucky in the SEC Championship game...Had a solid performance with eight points, four rebounds and one assist, block and steal in the win over Pitt...Led the team in rebounding with seven boards vs. UCLA...Grabbed seven boards and dished two assists vs. Dayton.

 

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13: Played in 31 games, starting 10…Averaged 5.5 points per game, a career-best…Was one point shy of his career-high with a team-best tying 13 points against Michigan in the NCAA Tournament…Matched his career-best with four steals and had a career-high two blocks against FGCU in the NCAA Tournament...Scored seven points and had five rebounds against Minnesota in the NCAA Tournament...Had eight boards versus Northwestern State in the NCAA Tournament...Recorded six points and six rebounds in the SEC Tournament semifinals versus Alabama...Had four points and six rebounds at Kentucky...Tallied four points and four rebounds versus Vanderbilt...In his first game since February 5, pulled down a rebound against Alabama...Had four points and six rebounds against Ole Miss...Recorded seven rebounds against South Carolina...Pulled down 11 rebounds and matched his career-high with four steals at Georgia...Scored 13 points and pulled down six rebounds against Missouri...Notched his third career double-double (10 points and a season-tying best 13 rebounds) at LSU...Was one rebound shy of a double-double at Yale and matched his career-best with 14 points...Pulled down six rebounds vs. Air Force...Sank six free throws against Southeastern Louisiana, a career-best...Tallied six points, five rebounds and two steals in the loss at Arizona...Four of his six points at Florida State came from the charity stripe; he also registered six rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block against the Seminoles...Matched his season-high with 11 points against Marquette...Dished out four assists and blocked his first shot of the season against UCF...Tallied seven points, six rebounds, and matched his season-high of two steals against Savannah State...Recorded his second career double-double against Middle Tennessee State with 11 points and 13 rebounds...Tallied nine points and eight rebounds against Wisconsin...Was 5-for-8 from the free-throw line against the Badgers...Started in the season opener vs. Alabama St...Had three points, seven rebounds and tied a career-high of five assists.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12: Saw action in 26 games, making 10 starts, before breaking his left foot in the win vs. Auburn and missing the remainder of the season… Averaged 4.4 points and 6.3 rebounds prior to the season-ending injury…Scored two points and grabbed five rebounds vs. Auburn, but suffered season-ending broken left foot in the game... Grabbed a team-best 11 rebounds at Arkansas...Blocked a shot and recorded a steal before leaving the game with an injury vs. Tennessee…Secured a team-best seven rebounds and added four points at Kentucky...Came off the bench to score five points and add eight boards vs. Vanderbilt...Grabbed eight rebounds and added four points vs. South Carolina...Led the team with seven boards vs. Mississippi State...Snatched four rebounds at Ole Miss...Grabbed five boards and added three points vs. LSU...Posted a career-best 14 points on six-of-six shooting at South Carolina...Also added eight rebounds, two assists and a block against the Gamecocks...Scored six points and added three boards and a block vs. Georgia...Grabbed five rebounds at Tennessee...Tallied a team-best 11 rebounds and added four points vs. UAB...Grabbed a team-best eight rebounds vs. Yale...Came off the bench tallying two steals, a rebound and an assist at Rutgers...Stuffed the stat sheet vs. FSU with four points, eight rebounds, three steals and two assists...Grabbed four boards against MVSU...Scored four points and grabbed six boards against No. 22 Texas A&M...Dished out a career-high five assists and added five rebounds and four points vs. Rider...Stuffed the stat sheet vs. Arizona with seven points, eight rebounds, four steals, two assists and a block...Eclipsed the 10 point mark for the second consecutive game and added a career-best four assists at No. 4 Syracuse...Registered his first-career double-double on a career-best 10 points and season-best 11 rebounds vs. Stetson...Also played a career-high 26 minutes and recorded a career-best four steals against the Hatters...Made his first-career start vs. JU, scoring a career-high eight points and snatching nine rebounds...Grabbed three boards and added two points vs. Wright State...Missed game vs. North Florida due to concussion symptoms...Tallied four points and four rebounds at Ohio State...Went for seven points and seven rebounds against Jackson State in the season opener.

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11: Averaged 1.3 points and 2.6 rebounds in 31 games (zero starts)…Totaled three points and two rebounds in his UF debut in the season-opening win against UNC-Wilmington...Became the first freshman since Al Horford in the 2004-05 season to amass 15 rebounds, collecting seven points, 15 rebounds, his first four career assists and three steals in just 23 minutes in the home victory vs. North Carolina A&T...Played a minute of action against Morehead State...Tallied a freshmen-high five points and six rebounds in the win over FAU at home...Grabbed five rebounds and scored two points in the rivalry win at FSU... Brought down a rebound on the road vs. UCF...Registered four rebounds and two points in 10 minutes in the win at American... Grabbed three rebounds in the home victory over Kent State...Collected three points, three rebounds and one steal in the Kansas State win... Grabbed five rebounds in nine minutes against Jacksonville... Totaled five points, five rebounds and a steal in the home victory over Radford...Blocked his first career shot in the win at Xavier...Pulled down two rebounds in the win at home against Rhode Island...Grabbed one rebound in the SEC-opening win vs. Ole Miss...Snatched one rebound in the overtime win at Tennessee...Contributed two rebounds and an assist against South Carolina...Brought down two rebounds in the road win at Auburn...Totaled two points and one rebound in the victory against Arkansas...Totaled six rebounds, two points and two steals in 13 minutes at Mississippi State...Grabbed six rebounds for the second consecutive game in the overtime win vs. Vanderbilt...Played one minute in the rivalry win over Kentucky at home... Brought down an offensive rebound in the victory at South Carolina...Played three minutes in the road win at LSU...Played one minute in the SEC East-clinching win over Georgia at home... Saw two minutes of action at Kentucky...Played one minute in the Senior Night victory over Alabama at home...Grabbed two rebounds and took a charge in five minutes at Vanderbilt to help UF win its third outright SEC title...Was two-for-two from the field in Florida’s win over Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament semifinals...Had one point, one steal and three rebounds versus UCSB in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...Contributed a rebound in Florida’s win over UCLA in the third round of the NCAA Tournament...Had two points, one rebound and one assist in eight minutes versus BYU in the NCAA regional semifinal.

 

PREP: Named to the FHGSAA Class 2A All-State first team after averaging 19 points, 12 rebounds, three assists and a block in his senior season at Florida Air Academy…Attended the same high school as former Gator Walter Hodge, the winningest player in school history…Led Florida Air to the district championship, but was eliminated in the regional finals of the state playoffs by current freshman teammate Patric Young and Providence…Member of the Nike Team Florida AAU team along with current Florida teammate Scottie Wilbekin…Pulled down 50 rebounds in three games in the 2009 Nike Team Florida Showcase…Enrolled at Florida Air before his junior season after moving to Melbourne from Ivory Coast…Averaged 12 points and 10 rebounds his junior season while leading Florida Air to a 24-1 record.

 

Will Yeguete’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.

2010-11

31-0

221

14-35

.400

0-0

.000

12-27

.444

81

2.6

7

19

2

13

27-0

40

1.3

2011-12

26-10

569

50-86

.581

0-0

.000

14-39

.359

163

6.3

27

19

10

31

62-0

114

4.4

2012-13

31-10

648

60-113

.531

1-4

.250

49-86

.570

181

5.8

31

41

9

36

58-0

170

5.5

2013-14

39-39

909

65-149

.436

4-21

.190

57-86

.663

201

5.2

45

45

8

37

85-1

191

4.9

Totals

127-59

2347

189-383

.493

5-25

.200

132-238

.555

626

4.9

110

124

29

117

232-1

515

4.1

 

Will Yeguete’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.

2010-11

14-0

70

2-6

.333

0-0

.000

1-6

.167

22

1.6

3

5

1

3

12-0

5

0.4

2011-12

12-5

266

19-32

.594

0-0

.000

8-18

.444

71

5.9

6

8

6

10

28-0

46

3.8

2012-13

12-0

204

22-36

.611

0-1

.000

8-17

.471

66

5.5

12

15

3

12

12-0

52

4.3

2013-14

18-18

421

33-67

.493

1-9

.111

32-48

.667

97

5.4

21

18

2

18

44-1

99

5.5

Totals

56-23

961

76-141

.539

1-10

.100

49-89

.551

256

4.6

42

46

12

43

96-1

202

3.6

 

Yeguete Game Highs

Points­­

 

2013-14 Season

12, 2x, last vs. Alabama (2/8/14)

Career

14, 2x, last at Yale (1/6/13)

Rebounds

 

2013-14 Season

11, at Alabama (2/8/14)

Career

15, vs. NC A&T (11/18/10)

Field Goals

 

2013-14 Season

6, vs. Alabama (2/8/14)

Career

6, 4x, last vs. Alabama (2/8/14)

Field Goal Attempts

 

2013-14 Season

8, Alabama (2/8/14)

Career

9, vs. Stetson (11/28/11)

3-Point FG

 

2013-14 Season

1, 4x, last at Tennessee (2/11/14)

Career

1, 5x, last at Tennessee (2/11/14)

3-Point FG Attempts

 

2013-14 Season

2, vs. Florida State (11/29/13)

Career

2, 2x, last vs. Florida State (11/29/13)

Free Throws

 

2013-14 Season

5, 3x, last vs. Auburn (2/19/14)

Career

6, vs. Southeastern Louisiana (12/19/12)

Free Throw Attempts

 

2013-14 Season

8, at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Career

9, vs. Minnesota (3/24/13)

Assists

 

2013-14 Season

4, 2x, last vs. Alabama (2/8/14)

Career

5, 2x, last vs. Alabama State (11/11/12)

Steals

 

2013-14 Season

5, at Auburn (1/18/14)

Career

Same

Blocked Shots

 

2013-14 Season

1, 7x, last vs. Pitt (3/22/14)

Career

2, vs. FGCU (3/29/13)

Minutes Played

 

2013-14 Season

30, vs. Kansas (12/10/13)

Career

33, vs. MTSU (11/18/12)

 

Misc. Stats

 

10-11

11-12

12-13

13-14

Career

Times led UF in scoring

0

0

1

0

1

Times led UF in Rebs.

1

12

6

7

26

Times led UF in Assists

0

1

1

1

3

Double figure scoring

0

3

6

3

12

Double figure reb. games

1

3

3

3

10

Double-Doubles

0

1

2

0

3

Dunks

3

10

10

5

28

Charges Drawn

5

9

5

11

30

First off the Bench

0

14

17

0

31

Scored UF's First Pts.

0

3

0

4

7

Three Point Plays

0-1

2-4

3-5

2-4

7-14

Final Three Minutes from Line

1-6

2-5

1-6

1-3

5-20

 

 

 

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