#13 - A.J. Merriweather
|2013-14 Men's Basketball|
About A.J.: A solid defender with great length and athleticism … versatile player offensively that can man multiple positions. 2013-14: Led the team with 6.3 rebounds a game and was fifth on the team in scoring with 9.5 ppg ... was an Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman team selection ... had 11 points and five rebounds in the win over Chattanooga (3/18) ... connected on the game-winning free throw with 1.5 seconds left as the Bucs dropped Lipscomb (3/4) in the quarterfinals of the A-Sun Tournament ... posted his fifth double-double of the year with 13 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Stetson (2/15) ... collected his fourth career double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, while also picking up three steals in the win over FGCU (2/13) ... had 12 points and eight rebounds in the win over Lipscomb (2/8) ... matched his career high with 11 rebounds and scored nine points in the win over Northern Kentucky (2/6) ... scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the win over Kennesaw State (2/2) ... had a personal best three assists and scored 10 points in the win over Northern Kentucky (1/11) ... scored a career high 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the loss to Mercer (1/6) ... picked up his third career double-double with a career-high 19 points and game-high 10 rebounds in the win over Kennesaw State (1/4/14) ... was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week on Dec. 9 ... posted career bests for assists (3), steals (4) and made 3-pointers (2), while scoring 14 points and grabbing four rebounds in the win over Austin Peay (12/21) ... matched his career best with 18 points and added seven rebounds in the loss to Georgia Tech (12/7) ... collected his second double-double of his career with a career high 18 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Austin Peay (12/4) ... netted 13 points and matched his career best with five field goals in the loss to Tennessee Tech (11/27) ... scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the win over Stephen F. Austin (11/23)... netted 15 points and seven rebounds in the win over Samford (11/21) ... posted his first career double-double with career bests for points (12) and rebounds (11) in the loss to Morehead State (11/12) ... making his collegiate debut at Charlotte (11/8), he scored 10 points, while grabbing a team-high seven rebounds and three steals in 29 minutes of play. High School: Averaged 14 points, eight rebounds, two steals and two assists as a senior at South Side High School … was an all-district, all-region and all-state selection, while also being named as a finalist for Tennessee Class AA Mr. Basketball … posted the highest grade point average on his team. Personal: Major is Engineering … son of Albert and Mitiz Merriweather … born Aug. 26, 1995.
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