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Braxton Key

Guard
Position
6'8''
Height
230 lbs.
Weight
Senior
Class
Charlotte, N.C.
Hometown
Oak Hill Academy
High School
Alabama
Previous School

2019-20 (at Virginia)
• Started 25 of 27 games
• Averaged 9.9 points and team-high 7.4 rebounds
• Shot 43.5 percent from the field, 18.5 percent from 3-point range and 58.4 percent from the free throw line
• Missed three games due to wrist injury
• Earned All-ACC honorable mention honors
• Ranked sixth in the ACC in defensive rebounds (5.7) and 11th in rebounding (7.4)
• Recorded first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against JMU (11/10/19)
• Scored 18 points and added 10 rebounds for second double-double against Virginia Tech (1/4/20)
• Tallied a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds at Virginia Tech (2/26/20)
• Had season-high 19 points, going 4-of-6 beyond the arc, and added eight rebounds vs. Clemson (2/5/20)
• Scored 17 points and had a career-high four blocks vs. Boston College (2/19/20)
• Scored 14 points in a career-high 38 minutes vs. Vermont (11/19/19)
• Led the team with 16 points along with seven rebounds and three steals against UMass (11/23/19)
• Had team-high 16 points and eight rebounds at Boston College (1/7/20)
• Scored 10 points with a season-high six assists at Georgia Tech (1/18/20)
• Scored 13 points and added nine rebounds against then-No. 5 Florida State (1/28/20)
• Hit the game-winning free throw in overtime and had a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Notre Dame (2/11/20)
• Scored 14 points with eight rebounds vs. Duke (2/29/20)
• Lettered

2018-19 (at Virginia)
• Played 38 games, starting six
• Averaged 5.7 points and team-high 5.3 rebounds per game
• Shot 43.3 percent from the field, 30.5 percent from 3-point range and 73.1 percent from the free throw line
• Grabbed six or more boards in 21 games
• Led UVA in rebounds in 14 games
• Tallied seven points and nine rebounds in Virginia debut vs. Towson (11/6/18)
• Recorded 13 points and seven rebounds vs. Middle Tennessee (11/21/18)
• Tied a career high with four steals vs. Dayton (11/22/18)
• Finished with a game-high nine rebounds vs. Morgan State (12/3/18)
• Scored nine points (3-3 FGs & 3-3 FTs) vs. William & Mary (12/22/18)
• Scored season-high 20 points vs. Florida State (1/5/19)
• Tallied nine points and nine rebounds at Boston College (1/9/19)
• Tallied 11 points and six rebounds at Duke (1/19/19)
• Recorded season-highs in rebounds (10) and blocks (2) vs. Duke (2/9/19)
• Registered nine points, five rebounds and two blocked shots vs. Louisville (3/9/19)
• Scored nine points, going 4-for-4 from the floor, and matched team-high with nine rebounds in win over Oklahoma (3/24/19)
• Scored six points and matched season-high with 10 rebounds in NCAA Championship win over Texas Tech (4/8/19)
• Lettered

2017-18 SEASON (at Alabama)
• Played in 26 contests, making 17 starts
• Sidelined with a knee injury for the first 10 games of the season
• Averaged 7.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.1 steals
• Shot 40.9 percent from the field, 25 percent from 3-point range and 66.7 percent from the free-throw line
• Finished with nine points, a game-high 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals off the bench against Auburn (3/9/18)
• Registered a season high of 16 points and led the team in steals (3) while adding five rebounds and four assists in the win over Mississippi State (1/20/18)
• Led the team in scoring with 16 points to go along with five rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal vs. Arkansas (2/24/18)
• Registered a career-high four steals and led the team in rebounds (6), while adding a season-high nine points, three assists and one block vs. Vanderbilt (1/2/18)
• Led the team is assists (5) while totaling seven points, six rebounds, one block and one steal vs. South Carolina (1/9)
• Tallied a team-high nine rebounds while totaling four points, three assists, one block and a steal vs. then-No. 17 Auburn (1/17/18)
• Scored seven points while adding five rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. Ole Miss (1/23/18)
• Recorded 11 points and led the team in steals (2) while adding five rebounds and two assists vs. then-No. 12 Oklahoma (1/27/18)
• Scored 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the floor while collecting five rebounds, two assists and a block at then-No. 23 Florida (2/3/18)
• Finished with 11 points and six rebounds at Mississippi State (2/6/18)
• Registered 12 points and seven rebounds vs. LSU (2/13/18)
• Went 4-of-5 from the floor to total 11 points and led the team in rebounds (8), while adding one assist and a block at then-No. 12 Auburn (2/21/18)
• Tallied 11 points and eight rebounds vs. Florida (2/27/18)

2016-17 SEASON (at Alabama)
• Played in all 34 games starting each of the last 30 contests
• Averaged a team-high 12 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists
• Shot 43.3 percent from the field, 33 percent from 3-point range and 63.4 percent from the free-throw line
• Selected to the 2017 SEC All-Freshman team
• Tabbed the team’s Most Outstanding Freshman
• Named SEC Freshman of the Week (1/30/17)
• Led Alabama in scoring 10 times, in assists in 11 games, in rebounding six times and in blocks on nine occasions
• Recipient of the Commitment to Service Award and a Student Academic Achievement Award
• Led the team in minutes (29.8 mpg), double-figure scoring games (20) and 20-point games (3)
• Averaged 14.0 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in Southeastern Conference play
• Scored a career-high 26 points against Georgia (1/25/17)
• Tallied 24 points vs. Florida (1/10/17)
• Scored a game-high 21 points against then-No. 15/12 Kentucky (2/11/17)
• Registered a game-high 18 points to go along with seven rebounds and three assists in SEC Tournament quarterfinal win over South Carolina (3/10/17)
• Led team with 18 points and three assists against Auburn (1/21/17)
• Recorded a team-high 19 points (10-of-14 free throws) and nine rebounds against Mississippi State (1/28/17)
• Tallied a team-high 17 points, four assists and a pair of blocks against Auburn (2/4/17)
• Scored team-high 16 points and added two blocks in first career start against Saint Louis (11/23/16)
• Registered 15 points and had season highs of six rebounds and 6-of-9 shooting from the foul line vs. Dayton (11/15/16)
• Added 11 points, six rebounds and four assists in the SEC Tournament semifinal loss to then-No. 8 Kentucky (3/11/17)
• Pulled down a career-best 11 rebounds to go along with seven points against Vanderbilt (1/7/17)
• Recorded 11 points and a season-high seven assists in the win over LSU (2/18/17)
• Dished out five assists and matched season high in blocks (2) against Mississippi State (3/9/17)
• Registered 19 points and two blocks, while leading the team in assists (5) against Ole Miss (3/1/17)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Played under head coach Steve Smith at Oak Hill Academy his senior year in 2015-16 and head coach Drew Maddux at Christ Presbyterian Academy his freshman through junior years (2012-15)
• Consensus four-star recruit from all four major national recruiting services (Scout, ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports)
• Listed as the No. 13 small forward, the No. 68 overall player and the No. 2 player in the state of Virginia by 247Sports.COM
• The No. 33 player in the 2016 ESPN 100 rankings
• Scout listed him as the No. 19 forward and the No. 86 overall player
• Rated as the No. 70 overall player according to Rivals
• Named the Most Outstanding Player of the DICK’s Nationals Tournament, where he led Oak Hill to the national championship and a 45-1 overall record
• Scored a game-high 20 points along with nine rebounds in the national championship game against La Lumiere
• Tallied a season-high 23 points against Orangeville Prep
• Collected a season-high 19 rebounds and 10 assists against Burlington Positive Day School
• Two-time Class AA Mr. Basketball in the state of Tennessee (2014-15)
• Averaged 20.7 points, 10.5 rebounds and 4.9 assists in leading Christ Presbyterian to a state title in the 2014-15 season, two semifinal appearances and a combined 103-10 record over the three seasons
• 2014 NBPA Top 100 Camp invitee

PERSONAL
• Braxton Key
• Born in Charlotte, N.C.
• Son of Eric and Robin Key
• Father played basketball at Ohio University (1982) and Radford (1983-86)
• Has one brother, Austin
• History major