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Dorian Finney-Smith

F

Height
6' 8"
CLASS
So.
Hometown
Portsmouth, Va.
Weight
205 lbs.
Experience
SQ
School
Virginia Tech

10 Dorian Finney-Smith

Redshirt Sophomore

TR

6-8/205
Forward

Portsmouth, Va./I.C. Norcom/Virginia Tech

 

Enrolled at UF in Summer 2012 after one season at Virginia Tech…Named the 2014 SEC Sixth Man of the Year, the second Gator to win the award (Chris Richard, 2007)…Also earned a spot on the 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll…Had a career day with 22 points and 15 rebounds while getting the start in Florida’s 84-82 overtime victory at Arkansas, becoming the first player to post a 20-15 game on the road under Donovan…A starter and ACC All-Freshman performer at Virginia Tech in 2011-12… Versatile player with size and athleticism to create matchup problems at any position.

 

AS A RS SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14: Named SEC Sixth Man of the Year, the second Gator to win the award…Also earned SEC Academic Honor Roll placement…Had a strong showing in his Gator debut, putting up a career-high-tying 17 points against UALR, while going 3-4 from the 3-point line...Contributed eight points, seven rebounds and two assists vs. Southern...Recorded 14 points, shooting a perfect 6-for-6 from the free-throw line, and grabbed a game-high-tying six rebounds against MTSU...Recorded his first double-double as a Gator - and the fourth of his career - at Jacksonville, tallying 14 points and 11 rebounds...Pulled down a game-high 10 boards against FSU, and hit the game-winning free throw...Despite entering the game as the second sub versus Kansas, scored UF’s first points of the game on a made 3-pointer and went on to score 15 total points on a career-high 4-for-6 from 3-point range...Scored 14 points against Memphis...Made his first start donning the Orange and Blue in the 2013 Orange Bowl Classic vs Fresno State...Notched a then-season-best 13 boards versus Richmond...Dished out a career-high-tying five assists, while also recording a season-high two blocks, versus South Carolina in his first SEC contest...Recorded the first 20/15 performance by a Gator in an SEC road game during Donovan’s tenure, totaling a personal-best 22 points in the OT-win over Arkansas...Became the third major conference player in the nation to record a 20/15 game in conference play, first to do so in a conference road game, in a career-long 42 minutes in Fayetteville... Pulled down 11 boards in the win over Alabama, with nine of them coming in the first half... Put up 11 points against Texas A&M to tally his eighth double-figure scoring game this season and matched a season-best two blocks... Led the Gators in assists for the third time this season with a career- and season-high-tying five against Alabama...Connected on his first 3-pointer in his last 22 attempts in the victory at Ole Miss... Led the Gators with 19 points and added 9 rebounds at Vanderbilt...Led the team in scoring, hitting a career-best four 3-pointers and totaling 16 points against LSU... Tied two season highs with five assists and two blocks in the win at South Carolina... Hit 3-of-4 from the 3-point line and tied a season-best two blocks against Kentucky... Tallied 10 points and nine rebounds in the SEC Tournament vs. Missouri... Co-led the team in points with 16, including three dunks, in the win over Albany in the NCAA Tournament... Co-led the team in rebounding with eight boards vs. Pitt...Scored 10 points vs. UCLA... Grabbed a team-leading nine boards in the win over Dayton.

 

2012-13: Redshirt season

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011-12 (Virginia Tech): Played in all 33 games, making 30 starts…Earned a double-double in his debut, with 10 points and 16 rebounds against East Tennessee State…Scored a season-high 17 points in a 66-65 win over Boston College…Reached double-figure rebounds on seven occasions and had three double-doubles.

 

PREP: Four-year letterwinner at I.C. Norcom High School…Two-time VHSL Class AAA Player of the Year and first-team all-state, all-region, All-Tidewater and all-district…Led team to back-to-back Group AAA championships, as well as Eastern Region and Eastern District titles…Averaged 18 points, 10.7 rebounds and 3.8 blocks as a senior…Scored 19 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and blocked three shots in the state championship game vs. L.C. Bird his senior season…All-Tidewater player of the year as a junior and co-player of the year as a senior…Averaged 19.7 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks as a junior.

 

PERSONAL: Born on May 4, 1993…Son of Desiree Finney-Jones…Brother Ben Finney played basketball at Old Dominion…Sister Sha-Kiyla Finney plays basketball at Maryland Eastern Shore, where she will be a senior in 2012-13…Other siblings are DaShawn Finney, RaShawn Finney and Monnazjea Smith...Nickname is Doe-Doe.

 

Dorian Finney-Smith’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.

2011-12 (VT)

33-30

957

69-208

.332

26-71

.366

45-77

.584

232

7.0

62

57

23

24

89-2

209

6.3

VT Totals

33-30

957

69-208

.332

26-71

.366

45-77

.584

232

7.0

62

57

23

24

89-2

209

6.3

2013-14

37-2

955

105-284

.370

39-133

.293

74-115

.643

247

6.7

76

61

16

16

80-2

323

8.7

Totals

70-35

1912

174-492

.354

65-204

.319

119-192

.620

479

6.8

138

118

39

40

169-4

532

7.6

 

Dorian Finney-Smith’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.

2013-14

18-1

472

53-141

.376

22-72

.306

33-52

.635

114

6.3

47

30

10

11

37-0

161

8.9

 

Finney-Smith Game Highs (including time at Virginia Tech)

Points

 

2013-14 Season

22, at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Career

Same

Rebounds

 

2013-14 Season

15, at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Career

16, vs. East Tenn. State (11/21/11)

Field Goals

 

2013-14 Season

7, at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Career

7, 2x, last at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Field Goal Attempts

 

2013-14 Season

15, at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Career

Same

3-Point Field Goals

 

2013-14 Season

4, 2x, last vs. LSU (3/1/14)

Career

Same

3-Point FG Attempts

 

2013-14 Season

8, vs. LSU (3/1/14)

Career

Same

Free Throws

 

2013-14 Season

6, vs. MTSU (11/21/13)

Career

6, 3x, last vs. MTSU (11/21/13)

Free Throw Attempts

 

2013-14 Season

8, 2x, last at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Career

8, 5x, last at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Assists

 

2013-14 Season

5, 3x, last at South Carolina (3/4/14)

Career

5, 5x, last at South Carolina (3/4/14)

Steals

 

2013-14 Season

3, at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Career

3, 2x, last at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Blocked Shots

 

2013-14 Season

2, 4x, last vs. Kentucky (3/8/14)

Career

4, vs. East Tenn. State (11/12/11)

Minutes Played

 

2013-14 Season

42, at Arkansas (1/11/14)

Career

Same

 

Misc. Stats

13-14

UF Career

Times led UF in scoring

4

4

Times led UF in Rebounds

18

18

Times led UF in Assists

5

5

Double figure scoring

14

14

Double figure rebound games

4

4

Double-Doubles

2

2

Dunks

14

14

Charges Drawn

0

0

First off the Bench

28

28

Scored UF's First Points

2

2

Three-Point Plays

7-10

7-10

 



 

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