Vonnie Patterson

#23 Vonnie Patterson

HT. 6'4"
WT. 200
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Louisville, Ky.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL John A. Logan College

2020-21 Season 

Started all 25 games, averaging 5.9 points and 3.4 rebounds in 22.7 minutes ... Netted seven points on 3-of-3 shooting in the SoCon quarterfinal win vs. Chattanooga (3/6) ... Added nine points and four rebounds in the SoCon semis vs. UNCG (3/7) ... Tied a career high with 13 points, while making a career high five free throws and two threes vs. UNCG (2/27) ... Had a career game at The Citadel (2/10) ... Tied a career high in points (13) and field goals  made (5), while setting career highs in threes made (2) and steals (3) ... Posted seven points, five rebounds and two steals at Wofford (2/1) ... Totaled nine points, five rebounds and three assists at Western Carolina (1/20) ... Scored a career-high 13 points on a career-high five made field goals at Furman (1/16) ... Finished with seven points, three rebounds and two assists at UNCG (1/2) ... Scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds vs. Western Carolina (12/30) ... Tied a season high with 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting vs. Lee (12/19) .. Finished with seven points, four rebounds and three assists vs. Columbia International (12/17) ... posted a season-high 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting vs. Gardner-Webb (12/15) ... totaled two points, three rebounds, career-high four assists and two steals vs. Abilene Christian in the season opener (11/25) ... Scored season-high  six points and eight rebounds vs. Austin Peay (11/26). 


2019-20 Season

Played in 33 games (nine starts) during the Bucs' SoCon Championship season ... Finished with seven points and four rebounds at Mercer (2/8) ... totaled nine points, seven rebounds and two steals at Western Carolina (1/18) ... set season highs in points (11), field goals made (4), and free throws made (2) vs. VMI (1/11) ... posted four points and five rebounds vs. Cleveland State (12/21) ... made first collegiate start in win over Appalachian State (11/26) ... Grabbed 14 rebounds and scored three points against Mountaineers ...  registered five points and three rebounds in win over Southern Utah (11/24) ... finished with five points, four rebounds and two assists at UT-Martin (11/9) ... scored three points with three rebounds and two blocks in ETSU debut vs. Newberry (11/6).


Prior to ETSU

Sspent the last two seasons at John A. Logan College – the same program former Buccaneer standout Devontavius Payne attended ... In his two seasons at John A. Logan, Patterson averaged 13.6 points and 7.6 rebounds, along with shooting 56 percent (306-546) from the field and 40 percent from beyond the arc (48-120) ... Helped guide the Vols to a 53-11 (.828) record, including back-to-back Great Rivers Athletic Conference (GRAC) titles ... Recorded 18 career double-doubles, which featured a 21-point, 16-rebound effort against Western Kentucky Tech back on Dec. 14, 2017 and a 21-point, 13-rebound game versus Lewis & Clark on Feb. 13, 2019 ...  Earned all-conference honors after averaging 15.2 points and 7.3 rebounds, while also being forced to guard the opponent’s best player each night as a sophomore ... Shot 55 percent from the field and over 40 percent from three, along with totaling 10, 20-plus scoring games, including a 27-point effort (10-of-13 shooting) against Three Rivers on Nov. 6 ... Finished this past season with two 25-point games in the Vols’ final three contests – coming against Olney Central College and Wabash Valley College ... Against Wabash Valley, Patterson went 7-of-14 from the field and 10-for-10 at the free throw line.

High School 

Patterson played high school ball at Ballard High School in Louisville, Ky. ... During his time at Ballard, Patterson led them to the Sweet 16 of the Kentucky State Tournament, while also earning all-tournament team honors.