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De'Andre Hunter

Guard
Position
6'7''
Height
225 lbs.
Weight
Redshirt Sophomore
Class
Philadelphia, Pa.
Hometown
Friends' Central School
High School

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
• Consensus Third-Team All-American, NABC Defensive Player of the Year, All-ACC First-Team and ACC Defensive Player of the Year honoree in 2018-19
• Averaged 12.4 points and 4.4 rebounds in 71 career games
• Tallied 9.2 points and 3.6 rebounds on his way to ACC Sixth Man of the Year and All-Freshman Team honors in 2017-18

2018-19
• Started 38 games
• Julius Erving Small Forward Award Finalist
• Consensus Third-Team All-American
• USBWA All-America Third Team
• Sporting News All-America Third Team
• Wooden Award All-American
• NABC National Defensive Player of the Year
• ACC Defensive Player of the Year
• All-ACC First Team
• All-ACC Defensive Team
• Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament MVP
• Shot 52 percent from the field, 43.8 percent from 3-point range and 78.3 percent free throws
• Ranked second in the ACC in field goal percentage (53.2%) and ninth in scoring (15.6)
• Scored in double-figures in 34 games, including 10 20-point efforts
• Registered two double-doubles this season, including a 20-point and 10 rebound effort vs. Notre Dame
• Averaged 19.3 points and 7.7 rebounds en route to ACC Player of the Week for week 3 and Battle 4 Atlantis MVP honors
• Tallied a game-high 20 points, including 4-4 3FGs vs. Coppin State (11/16/18)
• Game-high 15 points, eight rebounds and career-high nine assists vs. Middle Tennessee (11/21/18)
• Scored 23 points vs. Dayton (11/22/18)
• Scored 20 points at North Carolina (2/11/19)
• Scored 21 points and set career highs in 3-pointers (5) and blocked shots (3) at Syracuse (3/4/19)
• Notched a game-high 23 points to lead UVA to the win over Gardner-Webb in NCAA first round (3/22/19)
• Hit the game-winning layup to give UVA the final lead in the overtime win over Purdue in the NCAA Elite Eight (3/30/19)
• Scored 14 points with five rebounds and two blocks in the Final Four win over Auburn (4/6/19)
• Sank a 3-pointer to send the NCAA Championship into overtime, finishing with a game-high 27 points with nine rebounds in the win over Texas Tech (4/8/19)

2017-18
• Played 33 games
• ACC Sixth Man of the Year and All-Freshman Team
• 48.8 percent from the field,  38.2 from 3-point range, 75.5 free throw percentage
• Averaged 10.8 ppg in ACC contests
• Scored in double figures in 16 games, including 11 in ACC regular-season play
• Led UVA in scoring in six games
• Tallied career highs in points (23) and rebounds (8) vs. Monmouth (11/19/17)
• Scored a team-high 14 points at Virginia Tech (1/3/18)
• Had 10 points and seven rebounds vs. North Carolina (1/6/18)
• Scored a game-high 17 points along with seven rebounds at Georgia Tech (1/18/18)
• Scored 16 points with five rebounds at Wake Forest (1/21/18)
• Scored 12 points at Duke (1/27/18)
• Led UVA with 15 points and six assists at Syracuse (2/3/18)
• Named ACC Co-Rookie of the Week after scoring a game-high 22 points at Miami (2/13/18)
• Tallied first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds at Pitt (2/24/18)
• Made game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer at Louisville (3/1/18)
• Lettered

2016-17
Redshirted the 2016-17 season

HIGH SCHOOL
• Earned three varsity letters at Friends’ Central School under head coach Ryan Tozer
• Averaged 23.5 points, 9.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.6 steals and 2.5 blocks in 2015-16
• Named Pennsylvania Class AA Player of the Year, First-Team All-State AA and First-Team All-Friends Schools League, and was a finalist for the Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year
• Participated in the Capital Classic in Washington, D.C.
• Named team MVP and averaged 21.6 points, 11.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists as a junior in 2014-15
• Did not play his sophomore season in 2013-14
• Earned Southeastern Freshman of the Year after averaging 11.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 2012-13

PERSONAL
• De’Andre James Hunter
• Born in Philadelphia, Pa.
• Son of Priscilla Hunter
• Has two sisters, Candice and Cheyanne, and one brother, Aaron
• Enjoys video games and dancing
• Chose Virginia so he could excel academically and athletically
• Career goals are to get a degree and win a national championship
• Volunteered for the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge and Aids Fund
• Chose Virginia over Maryland, Miami, NC State and Notre Dame
• Undeclared major