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32 Jordy Kuiper

2015-16 (Junior)
Played in eight games before suffering a season-ending injury … Made one start against Greensboro College (Nov. 14) … Played a season-high 24 minutes against The Pride, scoring eight points on 3-of-3 shooting from the field and 2-of-2 from the charity stripe … Scored four points against Belmont Abbey (Dec. 12), Wake Forest (Dec. 15) and NC State (Dec. 22) … Grabbed 2.5 rebounds per game … Connected on 50 percent (10-of-20) from the field …  Allstate NABC Good Works Team nominee.

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Played in the first 24 games of the season, including three starts … Suffered an injury at VMI (Feb. 3) and missed the last nine games of the season … Averaged 3.3 points and 2.6 rebounds per game … Connected on 58.2 percent (32-of-55) from the field and hit 15-of-21 (71.4%) from the charity stripe … Started three straight games prior to his injury, averaging 8.3 points per game in those starts … Scored a career-high 12 points in his final game of the regular season at VMI (Feb. 3), hitting all five of his shots from the field and both free throws … Scored nine points against Western Carolina (Jan. 31) … Scored 11 points against Greensboro College (Dec. 10) and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds for his first career double-double.


2013-14 (Freshman)
Played in 24 games to earn his first letter … Grabbed 24 rebounds on the year … Averaged 4.4 minutes per game … Grabbed a career-high three rebounds twice – Greensboro College (Nov. 20) and Samford (Jan. 23). 


2013 Spain Trip
Played in all four games, including one start against Aragon Select club team in Spain … Scored 12 points on the trip … Averaged 5.3 rebounds per game while playing 19.3 minutes per game … Grabbed at least five rebounds in all four games … Scored six points against Aragon Select.


High School
Played his senior year at the prestigious Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain … Native of Groningen, Netherlands … Left-handed post player averaged a team-high 16.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game at the CBA … Very physical defender … Rated the ninth best international player at the National Prep School Invitational in Rhode Island in February of 2013 … Played high school basketball at N.H. Werkman College in Groningen, Netherlands prior to his final year at Canarias Basketball Academy … Ambassador for the Bas van de Goor Foundation, whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with diabetes through exercise and sport. … Uses his own experiences of being a basketball player with diabetes to show people that having diabetes does not have to mean you can’t chase and live your dreams.


Personal
Full name is Jordy Kuiper … Born June 2, 1995 … Son of Jan Kuiper and Ellis Merkelijn … Has one sister, Salina Kuiper … Majoring in social sciences/special programs.


 

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2013-14   24-0  106  4.4  .111  .000  .200  18  24  1.0  19  0.1 
2014-15   24-3  339  14.1  32  55  .582  .000  15  21  .714  30  33  63  2.6  59  13  79  3.3 
2015-16   8-1  99  12.4  10  20  .500  .000  .667  11  20  2.5  16  22  2.8 
TOTAL  56-4  544  9.7  43  84  .512  .000  18  29  .621  45  62  107  1.9  94  12  27  13  104  1.9 

 


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 12, at VMI -- 02/03/15 
Rebounds: 10, Greensboro College -- 12/10/14 
Assists: 5, at Indiana -- 11/28/14 
Steals: 2, The Citadel -- 01/05/15 
Blocks: 1, 5 times
FG made: 5, at VMI -- 02/03/15 
FG attempts: 7, Western Carolina -- 01/31/15 ; at North Carolina -- 12/07/13 
3FG made: 1, at North Carolina -- 12/07/13 
3FG attempts: 6, at North Carolina -- 12/07/13 
FT made: 3, Western Carolina -- 01/31/15 ; Chowan -- 11/14/14 ; Greensboro College -- 12/10/14 
FT attempts: 4, Western Carolina -- 01/31/15 ; Chowan -- 11/14/14 ; High Point -- 12/01/14 

 

Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 250
Year: Junior
Hometown: Groningen, Netherlands
High School: Canaries Basketball Academy
Experience: 2 Letters
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