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Jacob Kurtz

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Height
6' 5"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Oviedo, Fla.
Weight
195 lbs.
Experience
HS
School
Hagerty
4 Kyle McCLanahan

Overview

           Saw his playing time increase dramatically his junior and senior seasons, ultimately becoming the most accomplished walk-on of the Donovan Era and arguably in Florida basketball history.

           Named to the 2015 SEC Community Service Team and was a nominee for SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Sixth Man of the Year.

           Started seven games during his senior season, becoming the first walk-on since Dan Williams (1997) to start a game for Florida.

           Finished his career with 188 points scored and 167 rebounds.

           Originally earned a spot on the roster in Oct. 2011.

           Enrolled at UF in Fall 2010 and was a basketball manager during the 2010-11 season.

 

2014-15, Senior Season

         Named to the SEC Community Service Team and was a nominee for SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Sixth Man of the Year.

         Made his first career start vs. Miami, recording six points and eight rebounds.

         Scored 132 points in 33 games, including seven starts, finishing with averages of 4.0 points and 3.5 rebounds per game.

         Recorded at least 15 minutes played in 24 games, playing a career high 36 minutes vs. Miami and Louisiana-Monroe.

         Posted career-best games in scoring and rebounding with 10 points vs. Yale and 13 rebounds vs. Louisiana-Monroe, both Florida wins.

         Recorded a personal best three assists on three different occasions.

 

2013-14, Junior Season

         Saw his first extended action, totaling more minutes in the first three games than he had his entire career.

         Played double-digit minutes in each of Floridaís first seven games (19.7 avg.), scoring 4.1 points and grabbing 3.9 rebounds over that stretch.

         Started in the exhibition game vs. Florida Southern, finishing with 11 points and nine rebounds.

         Converted his first career three-point play in a career-long 27 minutes in the win over Middle Tennessee.

         Scored a career-high eight points against Florida State and grabbed five rebounds.

         Made his first appearance in the NCAA Tournament vs. Dayton.

 

2012-13, Sophomore Season

         Played in 20 games and scored 12 points.

         Made good on his first 3-point attempt as a Gator and tallied a then-career-best five points in the SEC opener against Georgia.

 

2011-12, Freshman Season

         Saw action in four games off the bench.

         Made his collegiate debut against Mississippi Valley State scoring two points on a pair of free throws. Kurtz also grabbed a rebound in four minutes of action against the Delta Devils

 

Prep

         All-Conference honorable mention in Seminole Country.

         Led Hagerty in scoring (13 ppg), rebounding (9 rpg) and steals (2 spg) and was named the teamís defensive player of the year as a senior.

         Two-time team captain.

         Coached by Josh Kohn.

         Also played baseball as a middle infielder for two seasons.

 

Jacob Kurtzís Career Statistics

Season

GP-GS

MP

AVG

FGM-FGA

PCT

3PT-ATT

PCT

FT-FTA

PCT

2011-12

4-0

8

2.0

0-0

.000

0-0

.000

2-2

1.000

2012-13

20-0

40

2.0

5-8

.625

1-1

1.000

1-2

.500

2013-14

26-0

220

8.5

17-27

.630

0-0

.000

8-16

.500

2014-15

33-7

610

18.5

51-85

.600

0-2

.000

30-43

.698

Totals

83-7

878

10.6

73-120

.608

1-3

.333

41-63

.651

 

 

Season

OR

DR

REB

AVG

PF

FO

A

TO

BLK

ST

PTS

AVG

2011-12

0

1

1

0.3

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0.5

2012-13

4

7

11

0.6

5

0

2

0

0

2

12

0.6

2013-14

13

25

38

1.5

14

0

7

8

1

6

42

1.6

2014-15

51

66

117

3.5

47

0

32

36

1

23

132

4.0

Totals

68

99

167

2.0

66

0

41

44

2

31

188

2.3

 

Kurtz Game Highs

Points

2014-15/Career

10, vs. Yale (12/8/14)

Rebounds

2014-15/Career

13, vs. Louisiana-Monroe (11/21/14)

Field Goals

2014-15/Career

5, vs. Yale (12/8/14)

Field Goal Attempts

 

2014-15/Career

6, vs. Miami (11/17/14)

3-Point Field Goals

2014-15

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Career

1, vs. Georgia (1/9/13)

3-Point FG Attempts

2014-15

1, 2x, last vs. Texas A&M (3/3/15)

Career

1, 3x, last vs. Texas A&M (3/3/15)

Free Throws

2014-15/Career

6, at South Carolina (1/7/15)

Free Throw Attempts

2014-15/Career

7, 2x, last at Missouri (2/24/15)

Assists

2014-15/Career

3, 3x, last vs. Tennessee (2/28/15)

Steals

2014-15/Career

3, vs. Jacksonville (12/14/14)

Blocked Shots

2014-15

1, vs. Auburn (1/15/15)

Career

1, 2x, last vs. Auburn (1/15/15)

Minutes Played

2014-15/Career

36, 2x, last vs. Louisiana-Monroe (11/21/14)

 

 

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