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Justin Anderson

Guard
Position
6'6''
Height
228 lbs.
Weight
Junior
Class
Montross, Va.
Hometown
Montrose Christian (Md.)
High School

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
• Announced on April 13 that he is leaving Virginia and entering the 2015 NBA Draft
• Named to the National Basketball Coaches Association (NABC) All-American Third Team in 2014-15
• Named All-ACC Second Team in 2014-2015 by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) and ACC coaches
• Named 2013-14 ACC Sixth Man of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA)
• Named ACC Rookie of the Week after averaging 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals in wins over Clemson (2/7/13) and Maryland (2/10/13)
• Established career highs in points (24) and 3-pointers (5) and tied a career best with five blocked shots vs. Iowa (3/27/13) in NIT quarterfinals
• 2012 Gatorade Maryland Boys Basketball Player of the Year

AT VIRGINIA

2014-15 SEASON
• Played in 26 games, including 23 starts
• Ranked second on the team in scoring at 12.2 points per game
• Shot 46.6 percent from the field, 45.2 percent from 3-point range and 78 percent from the free-throw line
• Returned to action vs. Florida State in the ACC quarterfinals after missing eight games due to a fractured finger on Feb. 7 and an appendectomy on March 5
• Named to the National Basketball Coaches Association (NABC) All-American Third Team
• Named All-ACC Second Team by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) and ACC coaches
• Named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District 3 Team
• Named to the NABC All-District 2 First Team
• Finalist for Naismith Julius Erving Award (best small forward)
• Naismith Trophy Midseason List
• USBWA Oscar Robertson Player of the Year Midseason List
• John Wooden Award Midseason List
• Named a finalist for Lute Olson National Player of the Year Award
• USBWA’s Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week and ACC Co-Player of the Week on Dec. 9, 2014
• Named to the VaSID All-State Second Team
• Scored in double figures in 18 of 26 games
• Had a team-high 18 points (4-5 3FG) at James Madison (11/14/14)
• Led team in scoring with 17 points vs. South Carolina State (11/18/14)
• Led team in scoring with 18 points to go along with eight rebounds vs. George Washington (11/21/14)
• Led team in scoring with 20 points and shot a perfect 5-5 on 3FGs vs. Tennessee St. (11/25/14)
• Led team with 21 points and eight rebounds at VCU (12/6/14)
• Had 16 points, including game-tying 3-pointer at the end of first OT, at Miami (1/3/15)
• Scored 16 points and tied a career high with nine rebounds vs. NC State (1/7/15)
• Tallied 12 points (10 in the final 7:03) and had a key block on a game-tying 3-point attempt by Malik Mueller in the final minute at Virginia Tech (1/25/15)
• Registered 16 points and a career-high seven assists at North Carolina (2/2/15)
• Had 15 points (4-6 FGs, 6-7 FTs) vs. Belmont in NCAA Round of 64 (3/20/15)
• Lettered

2013-14 SEASON
• Played in 37 games, including five starts
• Averaged 7.8 points and 3.2 rebounds in 21.5 minutes per game
• Shot 40.7 percent from the field, 29.4 percent from 3-point range and 71.6 percent from the free-throw line
• Named ACC Sixth Man of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA)
• Earned Corpus Christi Challenge All-Tournament honors after averaging 12 points in wins against Liberty (11/23/13), Hampton (11/26/13), SMU (11/29/13) and Missouri State (11/30/13)
• Had 12 points and eight rebounds vs. Davidson (11/16/13)
• Led Virginia in scoring in five games, including a season-high 23 points against Missouri State (11/30/13)
• Tallied 14 points and eight rebounds vs. Norfolk State (12/23/13)
• Reached double figures in scoring in 15 games, including six consecutive games from Dec. 7-Jan. 8
• Registered 16 points and four assists at Florida State (1/4/14)
• Scored 12 points at Duke (1/13/14)
• Scored 13 points vs. North Carolina (1/20/14)
• Blocked James Robinson’s tying 3-point attempt in the final seconds of the ACC semifinal victory over Pitt (3/15/14)
• Lettered

2012-13 SEASON
• Played in 35 games and started 17 games
• Averaged 7.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.2 blocked shots per game
• Shot 42 percent from the field, 30.3 percent from 3-point range and 76.4 percent from the free-throw line
• Named ACC Rookie of the Week on Feb. 11 after averaging 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals in wins over Clemson (2/7/13) and Maryland (2/10/13)
• Led Virginia in scoring during the NIT, averaging 19 points per game in three contests
• Established career highs in points (24) and 3-pointers (5) and tied a career best with five blocked shots vs. Iowa (3/27/13) in NIT quarterfinals
• Led Virginia in scoring in five games and scored in double figures in 12 games
• Led UVa freshmen in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals and blocked shots
• Was part of the first Virginia freshman trio, along with Mike Tobey and Taylor Barnette, to start a game at UVa, starting the season opener at George Mason (11/9/12)
• Was Virginia’s top scorer against North Texas (14), Boston College (16), Norfolk State (15), St. John’s (18) and Iowa (24)
• Led Virginia with a career-high nine rebounds against Mississippi Valley State (12/8/12) and Maryland (2/10/13)
• Led Virginia with a career-best six assists at Virginia Tech (1/24/13)
• Tallied three steals against North Texas (11/20/12), Virginia Tech (1/24/13), Clemson (2/7/13) and Iowa (3/27/13)
• Lettered

HIGH SCHOOL
• Played four years at Montrose Christian School for head coach Stu Vetter
• Averaged 17.8 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.6 blocks per game as a senior
• Gatorade Maryland Boys Basketball Player of the Year as a senior
• Montrose Christian finished the 2010-11 season by winning the ESPN National High School Invitational and he averaged 14.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in the team’s three victories in the tournament
• Earned first-team Washington Post All-Metropolitan honors for 2011-12
• Named Gazette.Net’s 2012 Player of the Year and to the All-Gazette.Net Boys Basketball Team
• Top 100 Recruit by ESPN and Rivals.com
• Scored 17 points for the Capital All-Stars in the Capital Classic
• Member of the United States Junior National Team that won a gold medal in Germany in the summer of 2010
• Averaged 14 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 2.1 blocked shots and 2.0 steals per game as a junior
• Second-team ESPN High School Underclass All-American as a junior in 2010-11, Co-MVP of the 2011 Boost Mobile Elite 24 Game and a second-team Washington Post All-Metropolitan selection
• Most Outstanding Player of the Iolani Classic in Hawaii in December of 2011
• Averaged 7.5 points per game as a sophomore and five points a game as a freshman
• Scored more than 1,000 career points at Montrose Christian
• Played junior varsity basketball at Courtland High School

PERSONAL
• Justin Lamar Anderson
• Son of Kim and Edward Anderson II
• Has an older sister, Resha, and an older brother, Edward III
• Brother played basketball at the University of Mary Washington
• Mentor/Trainer for Anderson Athletics
• Served as a guest speaker at local youth basketball camps
• Scholar-Athlete at Montrose Christian
• Media studies major

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