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Angel Rodriguez

position

Guard

Height

5-11

Weight

181 lbs.

Class

Junior

Hometown

Cupey, P.R.

High School

Dr. Krop HS

Angel Rodriguez - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

ACSMA All-ACC Team, Third Team, 2016, H.M., 2015
Bob Cousy Collegiate PG of the Year Award Preseason Watch List, 2015
Oscar Robertson Trophy Preseason Watch List, 2015
Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament MVP, 2015

ACC Player of the Week – Nov. 24, 2014
Gildan Charleston Classic Most Valuable Player, 2014
NABC District 8 Second Team
All-Big 12 Second Team
Big 12 All-Defensive Team
Phillips 66 All-Championship Team
Big 12 Co-Champions
Phillips 66 Co-Big 12 Player of the Week (Feb. 18)

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Fast Breaks (2013-2014)

Career (2014-16)
Rodriguez Career Stats  Get Acrobat Reader
Played 132 career games, 65 at Kansas State and 67 at Miami … Started 40 games at K-State and 64 at Miami, for a total of 104 career starts … Averaged 11.1 points, 4.2 assists, 1.6 steals and 2.4 rebounds in 27.2 minutes per game … Totaled 1,462 points, 558 assists, 208 steals, 312 rebounds and 3,585 minutes.

As a Redshirt Senior at Miami (2015-16)
Rodriguez 2015-16 game-by-game stats  Get Acrobat Reader
Final 2016 NCAA rankings: No. 58 total steals (58), No. 86 steals per game (1.7), No. 72 total assists (158), No. 107 assists per game (4.5), No. 173 free throw percentage (80.0), No. 192 assist to turnover ratio (1.78).
Miami Record Book Listings: Career – ACC games only: No. 3 assists (151), No. 5 steals (52), No. 8 free throws made (95), No. 9 free throws attempted (124), No. 10 free throw percentage (76.6); Season: No. 5 assists (158), No. 5 game started (35), No. 8 steals (58); Season – ACC games only: No. 2 assists (82), No. 4 steals (27); Game: No. 8 assists (11 vs. Duke 1/25); Game – ACC games only: No. 1 assists (11 vs. Duke 1/25), No. 1 steals (6 vs. Syracuse 1/2).
Among ACC players in all games: No. 3 assists (4.5), No. 4 steals (1.7), No. 9 assist to turnover ratio (1.78), No. 9 free throw percentage (80.0) … Among ACC players in league games only: No. 3 assists (4.6), No. 5 steals (1.5), No. 7 assist to turnover ratio (2.05).
Season: Started all 35 games … Led Miami in assists and steals two-straight seasons … Posted one double-double with 13 points and 11 assists against Duke on 1/25 … Averaged 12.6 points, 4.5 assists, 2.5 rebounds, 1.7 steals in 30.1 minutes per game … Totaled 440 points, 158 assists, 89 rebounds, 58 steals in 1,055 minutes … Hit 44.2 percent (144-326) from the field, 34.1 percent (56-164) from three and 80.0 percent (96-120) at the line … Led or tied for team high in scoring 11 games, rebounds once, assists 27 times, steals 21 times and blocked shots three games … Scored in double digits 25 games … Knocked down a 3-pointer in 28 outings, including one stretch of 13-straight games … Hit multiple 3-pointers in 18 games … Blocked a shot in five outings … Season highs: 28 points vs. Wichita State 3/19; 7 rebounds vs. Buffalo 3/17; 11 assists vs. Duke 1/25; 6 steals vs. Syracuse 1/2; 2 blocked shots vs. Syracuse 1/2; 39 minutes vs. Virginia Tech 2/17 … One of four Miami players to start all 18 ACC games … In ACC play averaged 10.9 points, 4.6 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 31.2 minutes per game … In ACC play totaled 197 points, 82 assists, 50 rebounds, 27 steals in 561 minutes … Connected on 41.2 percent (70-170) from the field, 27.3 percent (24-88) from three and 76.7 percent (33-43) at the line … In two ACC Tournament games, averaged 14.0 points, 6.0 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.5 rebounds in 28.5 minutes per game … Shot 8-15 from the field, 4-8 from three and 8-10 at the line … In three NCAA Tournament games averaged 21.7 points, 5.7 assists, 3.0 steals and 3.3 rebounds in 35.3 minutes per game … Hit 54.1 percent (20-37) from the field, 60.0 percent (9-15) from three and 84.2 percent (16-19) at the line.

As a Redshirt Junior (2014-15)
2014-15 game-by-game stats  Get Acrobat Reader
Final 2015 NCAA rankings: No. 58 steals per game; No. 63 total steals.
Miami Record Book Listings: Season: No. 7: Steals, season (59); Season – ACC games only: No. 2: ACC, free throws attempted, season (81); No. 3: ACC, free throws made, season (62); No. 3: ACC, assists, season (69); No. 4: ACC, steals, season (25); Game – ACC games only: No. 2: ACC, steals, game (5); No. 4: ACC, field goals attempted, game (22); No. 4: ACC, assists, game (8).
Among ACC players in all games: No. 3 steals (1.8) … Among ACC players in league games only: No. 6 assists (4.3), No. 7 steals (1.6), No. 8 free throw percentage (76.5).
Season: Started 29 of 32 games played, missing six outings due to injury … Averaged 11.9 points, 3.9 assists, 2.3 rebounds, 1.8 steals in 28.3 minutes per game … Totaled 382 points, 126 assists, 75 rebounds, 59 steals in 906 minutes … Hit 33.7 percent (110-326) from the field, 30.4 percent (48-158) from the field, 74.5 percent (114-153) at the line … Led team in scoring nine times and tied once … Second on team in scoring in all games and ACC outings … Scored in double digits 18 games … Dished four-or-more assists 19 times, six-or-more six times … Hit multiple 3-pointers 12 times, and four-or-more in four times … Notched 3-pointer in 24 games, and first 10 outings … Season highs: 25 points twice, last vs. Florida State, 2/25; 8 rebounds vs. Akron, 11/21; 9 assists vs. Akron, 11/21; 5 steals twice, last at Duke, 1/13; 2 blocked shots twice, last vs. Akron, 11/21; 44 minutes vs. Virginia, 1/3 … Started 15 of 16 ACC games … In ACC play averaged 11.3 points, 4.3 assists, 2.1 rebounds, 1.6 steals in 29.1 minutes per game … Totaled 181 points, 69 assists, 33 rebounds, 25 steals in 465 minutes … Connected on 30.4 percent (51-168) from the field, 21.3 percent (17-80) from three and 76.5 percent (62-81) at the line … In two ACC Tournament games, averaged 10.0 points, 1.5 steals, 1.0 assists and 1.0 rebounds per game … Shot 45.5 percent (5-11) from the field … In one NIT game averaged 4.0 points, 1.0 assists, 1.0 steals.

As a Junior (2013-14)
Transferred from Kansas State … Sat out season due to NCAA transfer rules.

As a Sophomore (2012-13)
Rodriguez 2012-13 game-by-game stats Get Acrobat Reader
As a Sophomore (2012-13): NABC District 8 second team … All-Big 12 Second Team … Big 12 All-Defensive Team … Phillips 66 All-Championship Team … Big 12 Co-Champions … Phillips 66 co-Big 12 Player of the Week (Feb. 18) … Averaged 11.4 points on 36.1 percent shooting, including 34.4 percent from 3-point range, to go with 5.2 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 28.2 minutes per game … Started all 33 games … Hit 82.6 percent at the free throw line and posted a 2.2 assist to turnover ratio … Led the Wildcats in 3-point field goals (55), assists (173) and steals (50) … Second on team in scoring (11.4 ppg.), double-digit scoring games (23) and minutes per game (28.2) … Among Top 5 in the Big 12 in assist-to-turnover ratio (second), assists (third), free throw percentage (third) and steals (fourth) … 173 assists are second-most in a single-season at K-State … 5.24 assists per game average and 2.22 assist-to-turnover ratio rank fifth in school history … Earned Jack Hartman Top Defensive Player and the Ernie Barrett Play Hard team awards.

As A Freshman (2011-12)
Rodriguez 2011-12 game-by-game stats Get Acrobat Reader
Saw action in 32 games with 17 starts as a true freshman … Appearances and starts ranked second among rookies … 17 starts all came in the last 17 games … Fall 2011 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll … Double-digit minutes in 31 games, including 19 games of at least 20 minutes … Played a season-high 39 minutes in a win at Baylor (2/18/12) … Averaged 8.3 points on 36 percent shooting (80-of-222), including 31.7 percent (32-of-101) from 3-point range, with 3.2 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 21.7 minutes per game … Connected on 68.9 percent (73-of-106) from the free throw line … Ranked among the Top 5 in seven categories, first in assists and steals, third in field goal attempts, 3-point field goals, free throws and fourth in scoring and minutes … First freshman to pace the team in both assists and steals since Steve Henson in 1986-87 … Ranked 11th in the Big 12 in assists, steals and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.2) … One of just two freshmen in the league to rank in Top 15 in all three categories … Scored in 28 games, including 14 double-digit efforts … Led the team in scoring in five games, including a season-best 17 points vs. Southern Illinois (12/22/11) … Connected on at least two 3-point field goals in nine games, including a season-high five vs. Southern Illinois (12/22/11) … Had a season-high six rebounds in a win at Oklahoma State (1/21/12)… Paced the squad in assists in a team-best 13 games, including 12 in Big 12 play … Dished out a season-best eight vs. Iowa State (2/25/12) … Had at least five assists in eight games … Nabbed at least one steal in 21 games, including a season-best four at Baylor (2/18/12) and Iowa State (2/25/12) … Saw action in 17 Big 12 games, averaging 22.4 minutes per game… Averaged 8.2 points on 39.1 percent shooting (45-of-115), including 31.1 percent (14-of-45), with 3.8 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game … Ranked among the Top 5 on the team in six categories in Big 12 play, including first in assists and steals, third in scoring, field goals and 3-point field goals and fourth in minutes … Placed in the Top 10 in the Big 12 in assists (eighth), steals (fourth) and assist-to-turnover ratio (10th), the only Big 12 freshman to rank among the Top 10 in all three categories … Started the Big 12 Championship Quarterfinal game vs. Baylor (3/8/12) and both NCAA Tournament games, the only freshman to do so on the squad … Finished the year with double-digit points in five of the last six games … Coached by Frank Martin.

High School
No. 4 prospect in state of Florida by FloridaHoops.com… A three-year letterman at Dr. Michael Krop High School in Miami, Fla. … Averaged 23 points and six assists as a senior … Named first team All-Class 6A by Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) …  All-Dade County team by Miami Herald … Had steal and game-winning basket in a 57-55 win over Hialeah-Miami Lakes and future Kansas State teammate Adrian Diaz to capture District 13-6A title … Posted 32 points against Carol City (2/10/11) in District 13-6A semifinals … Helped Lightning to a 26-6 record and its first trip to Class 6A state final four as a junior in 2009-10 … Averaged 20.9 points, seven assists and 3.9 rebounds as a junior… Miami Herald’s 2009-10 Class 6A Player of the Year … First team all-state… Second team All-Florida (all classifications) … First team All-Class 6A by FloridaHoops.com as a junior … Collected a team-high 23 points and eight rebounds in loss to Orlando Dr. Phillips in state semifinals … Posted 39 points in Regional Final win over Columbus … Scored 38 points in a win over Arlington Country Day … Led team in scoring and assists as a sophomore en route to guiding Lightning to district title … First team All-Dade County by Miami Herald … Injured knee during summer after senior year of high school … Coached by Marcos “Shakey” Rodriguez.

Personal
Angel Daniel Rodriguez Tricoche was born Dec. 5, 1992, in San Juan, Puerto Rico … Left Puerto Rico at age 15 to come to U.S. to play basketball … Mother is Jacqueline Tricoche … Has two younger brothers, Luis Rivera and Yaniel Rivera… Cousin, Javi Gonzalez, played four seasons (2007-11) at NC State … Received scholarship offers from Louisville, Florida and N.C. State … Graduated in December 2015 with B.S. Ed. in sports administration … Enjoys singing and watching reality TV. 

Angel Rodriguez
Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG 3A 3Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO B S Pts Avg
11-12 32 7 694 21.7 80 222 .360 32 101 .317 73 106 .689 18 61 79 2.5 89 4 101 85 1 41 265 8.3
12-13 33 33 930 28.2 115 319 .361 55 160 .344 90 109 .826 18 51 69 2.1 70 1 173 78 0 50 375 11.4
14-15 32 29 906 28.3 110 326 .337 48 158 .304 114 153 .745 14 61 75 2.3 89 6 126 74 9 59 382 11.9
15-16  35  35  1055  30.1  144  326  .442  56  164  .341  96  120  .800  23  66  89  2.5  90  3  158 89 6 58 440 12.6
Total 67 64 196 29.3 254 652 .390 104 322 .323 210 273 .769 37 127 164 2.4 179 9 284 163 15 117 822 12.3