#2 Kamar McKnight
|PREV. SCHOOL||Georgia Highlands College|
OVC Co-Newcomer of the Week (2/12/18)
As a Redshirt Sophomore, 2017-18 season: Played in all 30 games with five starts in first season with the Tigers… Tied for third on the team in scoring with 8.5 points per game to go with 2.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 21.9 minutes per game… Named adidas OVC Co-Newcomer of the Week (2/12/18)… Scored in double figures 14 times… Led TSU in scoring three times and led the team in assists four times… Third on the team with 47 assists… Shot 90-of-214 (.421) from the floor, 30-of-92 (32.6 percent) from three-point range and 44-of-62 (71.0 percent) from the free throw line… Scored 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting against Reinhardt (11/13/17)… Put up a season-high 17 points on a season-best six made free throws in 31 minutes against Lipscomb (12/2/17)… Made first collegiate start at Alabama State, shooting 5-of-9 from the floor for 14 points, four rebounds and two steals (12/12/17)… Went for 13 points, six assists and two steals at SIUE (1/13/18)… Started versus Austin Peay, finishing with 13 points, four rebounds and three assists in a TSU victory (1/18/18)… Helped TSU beat Belmont with 13 points, two rebounds and two assists (2/8/18)… Posted 12 points, three rebounds and two steals at Belmont in the regular season finale (2/24/18)… Capped first season at TSU with nine points in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament first round game versus Eastern Illinois (2/28/18).
Georgia Highlands College, 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons: Sat out first season before suiting up for Georgia Highlands College, a junior college in Rome, Ga. in 2016-17... Key contributor for one of the top junior college programs in the nation, helping the Chargers finish with a 32-2 overall record in 2016-17... Posted 10.0 points, 3.5 assists and 2.8 rebounds per game during his first season on the court while shooting 47.6 percent from the field and 40.9 percent from three-point range... Scored in double figures 15 times, including a season-high 23 points against South Georgia State College... Helped Georgia Highlands win the NJCAA Region XXVII Championship and earn a trip to the NJCAA National Tournament.
Saint Benedict's Preparatory School: Played senior season at St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J. ... Helped the Gray Bees finish 31-6 overall and win the New Jersey State Prep Championship in 2014-15... Averaged 13.2 points, 4 assists and 6 rebounds per game... Played alongside current TSU teammate Daniel Cummings.
Son of: Joan and Newton McKnight
Birthday: March 6, 1996
|2016-17||Georgia Highlands College|