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Scottie Wilbekin

G

Height
6' 2"
CLASS
Jr.
Hometown
Gainesville, Fla.
Weight
176 lbs.
Experience
3L
School
The Rock
24 Allan Chaney

Combo guard with high basketball IQ, good court vision and defensive prowess…Owns a solid pull-up jumper with a skill for taking defenders off the dribble…2013 SEC All-Defensive Team and All-SEC honorable mention…Served as Florida’s backup point guard his first two seasons, appearing in every game…Invited by the USA Men’s Basketball Junior National Team Committee to attend the 2011 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship training camp...Rated a two-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com.

 

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13: Had 174 assist on the year, fifth-best in program history…Was recognized as one of the top defenders in the conference, being named to the league’s defensive team…Received honorable mention All-SEC honors from the AP…Led the SEC in assist-to-turnover ratio with a 2.4 mark…Dished out seven assists and had four steals against Michigan in the NCAA Tournament...Had 13 points and a team-high three assists against FGCU in the NCAA Tournament...Recorded 12 points and a game-best six assists against Minnesota in the NCAA Tournament...Had 11 points and a team-high four assists versus Northwestern State in the NCAA Tournament...Tallied a team-best four assists and three steals in the SEC Tournament semifinals against Alabama...Was one shy of his career-best with 16 points versus LSU in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals...Scored eight points and had a game-high four assists against Vanderbilt...Had 11 points versus Alabama...Dished six assists and pulled down a career-best eight rebounds at Tennessee...Tallied eight points and dished out a team-best four assists at Missouri...Had 10 assists, matching his career-high, at Auburn...Scored a team-best 14 points and eight assists against Kentucky...Dished out a team-high seven assists versus Mississippi State...Finished with 14 points and seven rebounds at Arkansas...Recorded 13 points and seven assists against Ole Miss...Had 13 points and nine assists at Mississippi State...Matched his career-high with 17 points at Georgia to lead the team in scoring for the first time in his career...Was 7-of-9 from the field and made his first six shots against the Bulldogs, scoring 13 of the Gators’ first 19 points...Earned SEC Player of the Week honors following the Georgia and Mississippi State games...Against Missouri, Wilbekin had 13 points and 10 assists, good for his first career double-double...It marked the first double-double, comprised of points and assists, by a Gator since Chandler Parsons tallied 10 of each on March 17, 2011 against UC Santa Barbara in the NCAA Tournament...Recorded six points, three assists, and three rebounds while providing a top-notch defensive effort at Texas A&M...Registered eight points and six assists in the SEC opener against Georgia...Dished out a career-best 10 assists at Yale...Scored 11 points and dished out 7 assists at Kansas State...Recorded 11 points at Arizona and was a perfect 3-for-3 from beyond the arc... Had a career-best five steals against Florida State... Had a career day against UCF, setting career-highs in eight categories; tallied 17 points, five rebounds, and eight assists against the Knights...Led the team with three steals against Savannah State...Recorded eight points, three rebounds, and tied for a team-high three assists in his season-debut against Middle Tennessee State.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12: Saw action in all 37 games, making one start…Led the Gators in three point field goal percentage (.457)… Scored two points and added a pair of rebounds in Elite Eight action vs. Louisville...Hit a three and grabbed three rebounds vs. Marquette in Sweet 16 action...Scored five points and added three rebounds vs. Norfolk State in Round of 32 action....Tallied three points and added two assists in Round of 64 action vs. Virginia...Scored five points and added four assists vs. Kentucky in the SEC Tournament Semis...Hit a pair of three pointers vs. Alabama in the SEC Tournament....Made his first start of the season vs. Kentucky...Scored five points at Vanderbilt...Grabbed three rebounds at Georgia...Knocked down a three, grabbed three rebounds and dished out four assists vs. Auburn...Dished out two assists at Arkansas...Grabbed two rebounds at Alabama...Scored a season-best nine points, on a career-best three made three pointers, vs. Tennessee...Saw action at Kentucky...Knocked down a three vs. Vanderbilt...Tallied two points, an assist and a steal vs. South Carolina...Scored three points and added an assist against Mississippi State...Came off the bench to score three points and add three assists at Ole Miss...Scored five points on two-of-two shooting vs. LSU...Played five minutes at South Carolina, grabbing two rebounds...Scored three points vs. Georgia...Saw action at Tennessee, drawing a charge...Scored three points and added three assists vs. UAB...Dished out two assists vs. Yale...Came off the bench and knocked down a three at Rutgers...Totaled five points on two-of-two shooting and grabbed three boards vs. FSU...Scored a season-best six points in the win vs. Mississippi Valley State...Saw action vs. No. 22 Texas A&M...Dished out four assists and added a three pointer vs. Rider...Provided hard nose defense off the bench in an overtime win vs. Arizona...Came off the bench at No. 4 Syracuse, scoring two points and adding a steal...Scored two points and added four assists and a steal vs. Stetson...Dished out five assists and tallied five points vs. Jacksonville...Recorded two assists and a steal against Wright State...Grabbed four steals and added two points vs. UNF...Scored one point and added three rebounds and two assists at Ohio State...Chipped in five points, two rebounds and two assists vs. Jackson State.

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11: Recorded the best assist-to-turnover ration on the team (61-28), averaging 2.4 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 37 games (one start)… Recorded three points, five assists and four steals in his UF debut in the season-opening win over UNC-Wilmington, becoming the first Gator freshman with at least five assists and four steals in a career debut since Matt Walsh had five assists and four steals against Louisiana Tech in the 2002-03 opener... Dished out two assists in 12 minutes vs. Ohio State... Scored double-digits for the first time in his career with 11 points, along with six assists and his first three career rebounds in the home win over North Carolina A&T... Had an assist and a rebound in the home triumph vs. Morehead State... Pulled down a rebound in the victory against FAU at home... Made a free throw and recorded an assist in seven minutes in the rivalry win at FSU... Dished out three assists and had two points on the road at UCF... Recorded three points, two assists, a rebound and a steal in the win at American... Registered a game-high three steals to go along with three points and a career-high four rebounds in the home victory over Kent State... Totaled three assists, two rebounds and a steal in the win vs. Kansas State... Made his first career start against Jacksonville, pulling down three rebounds and collecting an assist... Collected two rebounds, two points and a steal in the home win over Radford... Grabbed a career-high tying four rebounds and made one free throw in the win at Xavier... Tallied six points, four rebounds and two assists in the victory at home over Rhode Island... Tied a career-high with a game-high tying six assists in the SEC-opening win vs. Ole Miss... Dished out three assists to go along with two points in the overtime win at Tennessee...Contributed two assists and two steals against South Carolina... Totaled five points and four rebounds in the road win at Auburn... Collected two points, two rebounds and two steals in the victory against Arkansas... Played 13 minutes at Georgia... Notched three points, two rebounds, an assist and one steal at Mississippi State... Scored five points in the overtime win vs. Vanderbilt... Registered nine points in the rivalry win over Kentucky at home... Recorded one steal and one rebound in the victory at South Carolina...Scored five points and brought down two rebounds in win over Tennessee... Tallied two points, four rebounds and two assists in the road win at LSU... Notched four points, one rebound and two assists in the SEC East-clinching win over Georgia at home... Had two assists at Kentucky... Registered three points and two rebounds in the Senior Night win against Alabama at home... Totaled five points, two rebounds and an assist at Vanderbilt to help UF win its third outright SEC title...Recorded one assist in Florida’s win over Tennessee in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals...Scored four points and tallied two assists versus Vanderbilt in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament...Scored eight points, two assists, one block and one steal in the SEC Championship game...Had two points and two assists versus UCSB in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...Added an assist in Florida’s win over UCLA in the third round of the NCAA Tournament...Had only one assist and one steal, but played terrific defense in Florida’s win over BYU in the NCAA regional semifinal...Recorded two rebounds, one assist and one steal in Florida’s loss to Butler in the NCAA regional final.

 

PREP: Named the Class 1A-2A Player of the Year by the Gainesville Sun his junior season, averaging 19 points, five assists and five rebounds at The Rock School…Coached by his father, Svend Wilbekin…Named to the FHGSAA Class 1A All-State first team his sophomore and junior year…Member of the Nike Team Florida AAU team along with current Florida teammate Will Yeguete…Led his AAU squad to the final four of the prestigious Peach Jam Tournament…Also helped Nike Team Florida win the Wallace Prather Memorial Classic and Las Vegas Main Event Tournament and the Desert Duel Tournament, where he was named tournament MVP.

 

PERSONAL: Son of Katy and Svend Wilbekin…Brothers are Mitchell and Andrew…The first Gainesville resident to play for the Gators since Orien Greene in 2000…Considered Maryland, Virginia, Florida State and Central Florida in the recruiting process.

 

Scottie Wilbekin’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

37-1

631

31-89

.348

13-46

.283

15-25

.600

55

1.5

61

28

1

36

42-0

90

2.4

2011-12

37-1

564

33-76

.434

21-46

.457

10-14

.714

55

1.5

61

22

2

22

46-1

97

2.6

2012-13

35-29

1117

116-256

.453

37-103

.359

50-69

.725

101

2.9

174

74

2

53

67-1

319

9.1

Totals

109-31

2312

180-421

.428

71-195

.364

75-108

.694

211

1.9

296

124

5

111

155-2

506

4.6

 

Scottie Wilbekin’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

16-0

265

16-40

.400

7-20

.350

6-10

.600

24

1.5

21

13

0

15

16-0

45

2.8

2011-12

16-1

238

11-27

.407

9-18

.500

5-5

1.000

21

1.3

22

8

1

5

23-1

36

2.3

2012-13

18-17

599

66-142

.465

19-51

.373

19-25

.760

61

3.4

96

40

1

23

32-0

170

9.4

Totals

50-18

1102

93-209

.445

35-89

.393

30-40

.750

106

2.1

139

61

2

43

71-1

251

5.0

 

Wilbekin Game Highs

Points

 

Season

17, 2x, last at Georgia (1/23/13)

Career

Same

Rebounds

 

Season

8, at Tennessee (2/26/13)

Career

Same

Field Goals

 

Season

7, at Georgia (1/23/13)

Career

Same

Field Goal Attempts

 

Season

15, 2x, last at Arkansas (2/5/13)

Career

Same

3-Points

 

Season.

4, 2x, last vs. LSU (3/15/13)

Career

Same

3-Point FG Attempts

 

Season

9, vs. UCF (11/23/12)

Career

Same

Free Throws

 

Season

7, 2x, last vs. FGCU (3/29/13)

Career

Same

Free Throw Attempts

 

Season

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

Career

Same

Assists

 

Season

10, 3x, last at Auburn (2/16/13)

Career

Same

Steals

 

Season

5, at Florida State (12/5/12)

Career

Same

Blocked Shots

 

Season

1, 2x, last vs. Ole Miss (2/2/13)

Career

1, 5x, last vs. Ole Miss (2/2/13)

Minutes Played

 

Season

39, at Tennessee (2/26/13)

Career

Same

 

Misc. Stats

 

10-11

11-12

12-13

Career

Times led UF in scoring

0

0

2

2

Times led UF in Rebs.

0

0

2

2

Times led UF in Assists

5

2

25

32

Double figure scoring

1

0

14

15

Double figure reb. games

0

0

0

0

Double-Doubles

0

0

1

1

Dunks

0

0

0

0

Charges Drawn

1

3

0

4

First off the Bench

16

14

3

33

Scored UF's First Pts.

0

0

7

7

Three Point Plays

1-1

0-0

2-2

3-3

Final Three Minutes from Line

7-13

0-0

17-24

24-37

 

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