#30 - Troy Daniels
Position: Guard
Year: Senior
Hometown: Roanoke, Va.
Previous School: William Fleming
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200

TROY DANIELS - 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
26-0
6.0
18-49
.367
15-41
.366
5-6
.833
3-13-16
0.6
15-0
6
2
2
2
56-2.2
2010-11
27-1
4.7
18-59
.305
18-54
.333
1-3
.333
5-16-21
0.8
17-0
1 4 0
5
55-2.0
2011-12
36-20
24.4
112-299
.375
94-247
.381
43-51
.843
32-87-119
3.3
59-0
17 36 2
43
361-10.0
Totals
89-21
13.1
148-407
.364
127-342
.371
49-60
.817
40-116-156
1.8
91-0
24
42
4
50
472-5.


QUICK HITS
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· Sharp-shooter who is coming off a record-setting junior season
· Coach Smart calls him the best shooter he’s ever coached
· Goes by the nickname, “Buzz”

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12):

The Basics:
· Played in all of the Rams 36 games, receiving the starting nod in 20 of those games.
· Was one of three Rams to average double figures in scoring (10.0 ppg).

Highlights:
· Set a VCU record with 94 three-pointers
· Scored in double-figures in 20 games. He scored more than 15 points in 11 games.
· Finished the season shooting 38 percent (94-of-247) from behind the arc, the highest percentage on the team.
· Hit five 3-pointers in a game seven times.  
· Finished with an 84-percent (43-of-51) mark from the charity stripe, tops on the team.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11):

The Basics:
· Saw action in 27 of the Rams’ 40 games as a sophomore, including one start.
· He missed 11 games after he suffered a broken foot, during his first career start against UNC Wilmington.

Highlights:
· Set a then-career high with 12 points and four 3-pointers against VMI on Dec. 8, 2010.
· In the four games prior to his injury, he averaged nearly seven points per game on 49-percent shooting and hit eight 3-pointers.
· Returned from his broken foot, and played a limited role in the Rams’ run to the Final Four. Hit a 3-pointer in the Round of 32 against Purdue.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10):

The Basics:
· Played behind a deep stable of guards and continued to progress.  Saw minutes and shooting percentage increase throughout the season.

Highlights:
· Knocked down multiple 3-pointers on four different occasions (1/2 vs. UNC Wilmington, 1/27 vs. Towson, 3/16 at George Washington, and 3/24 vs. Boston).
· Ten of his 15 three-pointers and 12 of his 18 field goals came in the comforts of the Siegel Center
· Set a then-career high of nine points against Towson.

Getting to Know Troy
Only child of Irving (father), Cheryl (mother), Larry (step-father)
Majoring in Business
Born on July 15, 1991
Outside of his playing career, Daniels has aspirations to become a GM of a NBA team

PRIOR TO VCU:

· Played in three straight VHSL AAA State Tournaments, including two appearances in the championship game, which were played at the Siegel Center (2007, 2009).
· After posting an average of 17 points and six rebounds during his senior campaign, Daniels earned Virginia High School Coaches’ Association AAA First-Team All-State honors for the Colonels.
· During his senior year, he was named Northwest Region Player of the Year and the Roanoke Times Player of the Year
· Daniels made his trips to the charity stripe count, knocking down over 85 percent of his free throws during his senior season
· Rivals.com rated him a three-star prospect and among the best shooters in the state of Virginia, while Scout.com had him ranked as the 35th-best shooting guard in the country.



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