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Blake Buchanan

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

• All-ACC Academic Team
• Played 34 games, including six starts
• Averaged 3.4 points and 3.1 rebounds
• Shot 41.4 percent from the field and 50 percent from the free throw line
• Tallied 18 points (10 of 16 FT) and seven rebounds vs. Florida (11/10/23)
• Collected nine points, six rebounds and two steals vs. NCCU (12/5/23)
• Registered eight points (4-5 FG) and three rebounds vs. Virginia Tech (1/17/24)
• Recorded six points and three rebounds in first career start vs. North Carolina A&T (11/14/23)
• Tallied six points and five rebounds vs. Louisville (1/3/24)
• Collected six points, two rebounds, two blocked shots and one steal vs. Miami (2/5/24)
• Registered six points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots vs. Wake Forest (2/17/24)
• Chipped in five points, two rebounds and two blocked shots at Boston College (2/28/24)
• Scored four points and had five rebounds in start at NC State (1/6/24)
• Netted four points along with eight rebounds vs. NC State (1/24/24)
• Tallied four points and five rebounds at Florida State (2/10/24)
• Contributed four points, five rebounds and two steals at Louisville (1/27/24)
• Grabbed four rebounds in collegiate debut vs. Tarleton State (11/6/23)
• 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
• Enrolled in College of Arts and Sciences at UVA