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Tony Woods
Player Profile:
Tony Woods 768679
Position: Center
Height: 6'11"
Weight: 243
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rome, Ga.
High School: Rome HS
Other College: Wake Forest
Major: Political science
Experience: 1 Letter
Played in 33 games, a starter in 28 of those contests ... An honorable mention Pac-12 Conference All-Defensive Team selection ... Set a new single-season school record for blocked shots (51) ... Ranked third in the Pac-12 for blocks (1.6 bpg) ... Ranked second on the team in field goal percentage (.531, 85-of-160) ... Averaged 6.8 points and 3.5 rebounds per game in playing 17.9 minutes per outing ... Scoring production increased late in the season establishing new career-highs for points in three of the last four games ... Recorded career-highs with 15 points and seven made field goals in March 20 NIT game at Washington ... Scored 14 points (6-of-8 field goals) in March 13 NIT game vs. LSU ... Scored 14 points and had four blocks in March 8 Pac-12 tourney game vs. Colorado ... Had eight points, team-high six rebounds and two blocks Feb. 16 at California ... Played a career-high 29 minutes Jan. 21 vs. UCLA ... Had three blocks Jan. 14 at Arizona ... Scored 12 points and added three blocks Jan. 12 at Arizona State ... Had eight points, five rebounds (four offensive) and three blocks Jan. 5 vs. Stanford ... Blocked three shots and grabbed five rebounds Dec. 31 at Washington ... Posted seven points, five rebounds and career-high five blocks Dec. 12 vs. Portland State ... Had 13 points to go with six rebounds Dec. 3 vs. BYU ... Scored seven points and had two steals in 11 minutes Nov. 23 at Nebraska ... Scored eight points in just 12 minutes of playing time (injury) Nov. 20 vs. SE Missouri State ... Posted a team-high 12 points Nov. 11 at No. 7 Vanderbilt.

Requested and was granted his release by Wake Forest in October 2010 ... Played in all 31 games and made nine starts during his sophomore season in 2009-10 ... Played an average of 13.3 minutes per game ... Averaged 4.6 points and 3.2 rebounds per game ... Ranked seventh on the team in scoring, third in blocks (24) and fourth in offensive rebounds (56) ... Shot 60.8 percent from the field, going 59-of-97 from the floor ... Came on strong at the end of the season, scoring 11 points in consecutive games in the ACC Tournament and the NCAA Tournament ... Scored in double figures four times ... Ranked third on the team with 21 dunks.

Played in 30 games, a starter in one outing, during his freshman campaign in 2009-10 ... Drew his first career starting assignment in Wake Forest's NCAA Tournament game against Cleveland State ... Played an average of 10.9 minutes per game ... Averaged 3.2 points and 2.6 rebounds per game ... Shot 56.3 percent from the field, which was the highest mark on the team regardless of number of attempts ... Finished with 13 blocks and five steals ... Ranked sixth on the team in blocked shots ... Turned in 17 dunks on the year ... Saw action in 15 ACC contests, coming off the bench in each ... Averaged 3.0 points and 2.6 rebounds per game and shot 54.5 percent in conference play in that freshman season.

Played his prep basketball at Rome High School under coach Keeth Jones ... Rated as the No. 3 center and the No. 20 overall prospect in the nation according to ... Also tabbed by Rivals as a five-star recruit and as the third-best 2008 recruit in the state of Georgia ... Ranked by as the No. 9 center and the No. 45 recruit in the country ... Rated as the No. 29 prospect nationally by and the No. 41 recruit by ... Part of a Wake Forest recruiting class that was ranked No. 3 in the country by Rivals ... Named a 2008 fourth team Parade All-American, becoming the first-ever player from his high school to receive the honor ... As a senior, led the Wolves to the Georgia 4A Elite Eight while averaging 17.1 points, 9.2 rebounds and 5.1 blocks per game ... Named first team all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2008 ... Named the 2008 Rome News-Tribune Player of the Year ... Two-time Rome News-Tribune All-Area Team honoree in 2007 and 2008 ... Named to the Georgia Sportswriters Association 4A All-State team ... Tabbed as the GACA North 4A Player of the Year ... Averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots per game as a junior ... Played in the 2008 Jordan Brand Classic in Madison Square Garden ... Started and had eight points, five rebounds and two blocks in a 124-114 loss to the Blue squad ... Played summer ball for Norman Parker and Bo Bell on the Georgia Stars ... Helped his 16U team to the Boo Williams Tournament title and his 17U squad to the King James Tournament championship.

Born in Rome, Ga. ... Son of Tony Woods, Sr. and
Jackie Cunningham ... Major is political science.
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