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Blake Buchanan

225 lbs.
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Lake City
High School
Blake Buchanan - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

• Grabbed four rebounds in collegiate debut vs. Tarleton State (11/6/23)
• Tallied 18 points (10 of 16 FTs) and seven rebounds vs. Florida (11/10/23)
• Recorded six points and three rebounds in first career start vs. North Carolina A&T (11/14/23)
• Blocked three shots vs. Texas Southern (11/16/23)

• Four-year basketball letterwinner at Lake City High School in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
• Graduated from Lake City High School in 2023
• Averaged 15.2 points, 9.8 rebounds, 1.9 steals, 1.9 blocks and 3 assists per game in leading Lake City to the Idaho 5A state championship with a 26-0 record
• Tallied 26 points and 11 rebounds in Lake City’s 75-61 victory over Meridian in the championship game
• Named Idaho Mr. Basketball, Gatorade Player of the Year and MaxPreps Player of the Year
• Earned Idaho 5A All-state first-team honors and All-conference honors as a senior
• Averaged 13 points and eight rebounds as a junior in 2021-22
• Named First Team All-State, First Team All-League and North Idaho Player of the Year after leading Lake City to a 23-3 record
• Earned Defensive MVP honors at the 2022 Idaho state tournament
• Named First-Team All-State and First-Team All-State Tournament as a sophomore in 2020-21
• Received All-State Tournament second-team honors as a freshman
• Participated in the 2023 Nike Hoop Summit, collecting eight points, eight rebounds and one steal in Team USA’s 90-84 win over the International team
• Invited to the USA Basketball U19 Men’s National Team training camp

• Blake Giles Buchanan
• Born in Moscow, Idaho
• Son of Buck and Debbie Buchanan
• Has one brother, Austin
• Mother, Debbie, played volleyball at USC
• Father, Buck, played football at the University of Idaho
• Brother, Austin, plays volleyball at the University of Hawaii
• Played AAU basketball since third grade
• Volunteered for the Lake City fundraiser and basketball camps
• Also recruited by Gonzaga, Idaho, Iowa, Pepperdine, San Francisco, San Jose State, Utah Valley and Washington State
• Enjoys camping, boating, bowling, hanging with friends and video games
• Chose UVA because of the great basketball staff, facilities, academics, college town and ACC
• Has yet to declare a major at UVA