16 Players, 16 Days - Garrett Collins
Played in 15 games off the bench to earn his third letter ... Scored 24 points on the year while averaging 4.2 minutes per game ... Connected on 31.6 percent (6-of-19) from 3-point land and hit both of his free throws ... Scored seven points in 12 minutes against Southern Weselyan ... Added six points against Mars Hill, hitting 2-of-2 from 3-point land.
Played in 16 games as a walk-on to earn his second letter … Scored 27 points in 89 minutes of action … Averaged 5.6 minutes per game … Connected on 50 percent (7-of-14) from 3-point land and hit all six of his free throws … Scored a season-high nine points against The Citadel (Feb. 25), hitting 2-of-4 from 3-point land … Scored five points against Samford (Jan. 24) and The Citadel (Jan. 28) … Grabbed five rebounds against The Citadel (Feb. 25).
Played in nine games as a walk-on … Has scored 15 points this year in just 28 minutes of action … Has connected on 5-of-6 (83.3%) from 3-point land this season … Scored his first career points against Mars Hill (Dec. 31) when he hit 2-of-2 from 3-point land … Added 3-pointers against VMI (Feb. 3), Furman (Feb. 22) and Samford (Feb. 26) … Played in three out of the last four games of the regular season, including playing seven minutes against both Furman and Samford.
Prior To UNCG
Spent last season at Fishburne Military School … Set the school-record for three-pointers made in a game with 11 and single-game scoring at 38 … Shoe 58 percent from long range in prep, making over 50 on the year … Helped Fishburne to a berth in the National Prep Championship Tournament with a 25-7 overall record and a final ranking of No. 3 … Played at Asheville High School for coach Sonita Warren-Dixon … Helped it win a pair of Mountain Athletic Conference (MAC) Championships … Named All-MAC Conference and Honorable Mention All-Region selection as a senior … Averaged 11.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game during his high school career, while shooting 53 percent from the field … Played AAU Basketball for NC Carolina Raptors Elite … Averaged 14 points and 6.0 rebounds per game while shooting 66 percent from three-point land.
Full name is Garrett Thomas Collins … Born December 31, 1994 … Son of Celeste and Carleton Collins … Has one sister, Kathleen … Majoring in kinesiology.