16 Players, 16 Days - Demetrius Troy
Played in 34 games to earn his second letter ... Made two starts on the year against Liberty and at VMI ... Averaged 6.9 points in 20.8 minutes off the bench as one of the Spartans’ top reserves ... Connected on 38.3 percent (44-of-115) from 3-point land on the season with his 44 made 3-pointers ranked third on the team ... Connected on 75.8 percent (25-of-33) from the free throw line ... Scored in double figures nine times, including a career-high 20 points at VMI in his second start of the year ... Connected on 7-of-10 from the field, 3-of-4 from 3-point land and hit all three of his free throws ... Scored 18 points at The Citadel, hitting 6-of-8 from the field, 4-of-5 from 3-point land and both of his free throws ... Added 15 points against Navy in 25 minutes off the bench, hitting 6-of-8 from the field and 3-of-5 from long distance ... Second on the team with 114 assists ... Dished out a season-high eight assists against Belmont Abbey ... Posted 12 games with at least five assists on the year, including six assists against Navy, The Citadel, Chattanooga and VMI ... Scored 14 points off the bench at Syracuse in the NIT, hitting 4-of-8 from 3-point land, all in the first half.
Played in 27 games to earn his first letter … Missed the first two games of the year awaiting NCAA eligibility clearance … Averaged 6.0 points per game, scoring 163 points on the year … Connected on 37.5 percent (57-of-152) from the field and hit 41 percent (32-of-78) from 3-point land … Scored in double figures five times … Scored a career-high 14 points three times – at North Carolina (Dec. 28), at Western Carolina (Jan. 11) and against ETSU (Feb. 6) … Added 12 points against Furman (Jan. 5) and 11 points at High Point (Dec. 9) … Connected on a career-high four 3-pointers against Western Carolina (Jan. 11) and ETSU (Feb. 6) … Hit 5-of-6 from the free throw line at Furman (Feb. 8) … Dished out 60 assists on the year, including a career-high six assists against Belmont Abbey (Dec. 12) … Grabbed 51 rebounds on the year, including a season-high five against High Point (Dec. 9) … Played a career-high 31 minutes against North Carolina (Dec. 28) … Averaged 5.5 points and connected on 36.8 percent (14-of-38) from 3-point land in Southern Conference play.
Prior To UNCG
Played three years at Word of God Christian for coach Tim Woods … Rated the No. 3 point guard in North Carolina for the class of 2015 and the No. 16 player overall in the state entering his senior season … Named First Team All-State as a senior when he averaged 23.5 points, 4.7 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game … Connected on 48 percent from 3-point land as a senior … Posted games of 53, 49 and 41 points during his senior season … Led Word of God to the National Invitational Tournament Championship, including 53 points in his final game against South Carolina Academy … Led team to the USA National Prep Championship, earning Most Valuable Player honors in the event … Guided Word of God to a 29-3 record as a senior … Named First Team All-State as a junior, helping Word of God post a 15-8 record … Guided his team to the State Championship in the 2012-13 season … Played AAU basketball for Team Loaded NC, ranked the No. 1 team in the country … Averaged 15.0 points in the summer before his senior season, posting a 15-3 record and shooting 40 percent from 3-point land … Word of God senior class president.
Full name is Andre Demetrius Troy … Born Oct. 1, 1996 … Son of Gene and Lesley Troy … Majoring in communication studies.