#34 - David Hinton
Position: Forward
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Winston-Salem, N.C.
Previous School: R.J. Reynolds
Height: 6-9
Weight: 235

TIDBITS ON DAVID:

· Earned a walk-on spot and gained valuable experience playing behind first-round NBA Draft choice Larry Sanders and current European pro Kirill Pishchalnikov 
· Huge performer in the weight room this summer, registering as one of the strongest players in several exercises and making significant strides as far as his strength and size 
· Will be looked upon to provide valuable reserve minutes for a relatively inexperienced frontcourt for the Black & Gold

David's Career Highs
Points:
2 vs. UNC Wilmington (1/2/10)
Rebounds:
2, two times
last time vs. Towson (1/27/10)
Assists:
1 vs. Towson (1/27/10)
Field Goals Made:
1 vs. UNC Wilmington (1/2/10)
Three-Point FG Made:
None
Free Throws Made:
None
Free Throws Attempted:
2 vs. UNC Wilmington (1/2/10)
Steals:
None
Blocked Shots:
None
Minutes:
9, two times
last time vs. Towson (1/27/10)

WHILE AT VCU:

· Saw action in nine games last year, but was hampered by an ankle injury that kept him out of duty for six games
·
Tallied at least one rebound in each of his first four appearances of the 2009-10 campaign
· Registered his first career points on a lay-up late in a home win over UNC Wilmington on Jan. 2nd

PRIOR TO VCU:

· Starring for four years at R.J. Reynolds High School, Hinton helped lead the Demons to a pair of 4A West Sectional runner-up finishes.
· Hinton was a starter and important factor in the Demons’ run to the Central Piedmont Conference regular-season and tournament championships during his junior campaign.
· After leading the Demons in rebounding and blocked shots, Hinton earned All-Central Piedmont Conference accolades as a senior. He helped R.J. Reynolds to 19-9 record that season.
· Hinton’s leadership skills were recognized by R.J. Reynolds Head Coach Billy Martin, who named him team captain prior to his senior campaign.
· Along with playing for the Demons, Hinton spent time with the Kappa Magic AAU squad near his Winston-Salem, N.C. hometown.

GETTING TO KNOW DAVID:

· One of three children of David and Natalie Hinton
· Majoring in Business
· Born on September 28, 1990
· Beyond basketball, Hinton hopes to one day become a product manager for Nike.

BRADFORD BURGESS - CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min.
FG-FGA
Pct.
3FG-ATT
Pct.
FT-FTA
Pct.
Off-Def-Tot
Avg.
PF-FO
Ast.
TO
Blk.
Stl.
Pts.-Avg.
2009-10
9-0 3.0
1-6
.167
0-0
.000
0-2
.000
1-5-6
0.7
1-0
1
3
0
0
2-0.2
Totals
9-0
3.0
1-6
.167
0-0
.000
0-2
.000
1-5-6
0.7
1-0
1
3
0
0
2-0.2


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