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Dwayne Wimbley

position

Forward

Height

6-9

Weight

245 lbs.

Class

Senior

Hometown

Fort Lauderdale, FL

High School

St. Thomas Aquinas

Dwayne Wimbley - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

As a Junior (1999-00)

Played in 33 games… averaged 2.9 points and 3.9 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per game off the bench… averaged 11.6 rebounds per 40 minutes to rank second on the team. In the Regular Season: Recorded four points, four rebounds, and two blocks against No. 18 St. John’s (3/5/00)… played 14 minutes against West Virginia (2/22/00) and recorded two points, one block and tied for the team-high with seven rebounds… played 20 minutes off the bench against Pittsburgh (2/1/00) and matched his career-high with nine rebounds… also recorded four points, two blocks and one steal… recorded a career-high nine rebounds to go with two points, one block and one steal against Notre Dame (1/25/00)… played 15 minutes off the bench against Villanova (1/17/00) recording two points, four rebounds and one block… helped hold Villanova’s leading scorer Malk Allen to just six points on 3-of-7 shooting… played 14 minutes off the bench against West Virginia (1/5/00) and recorded four points, two rebounds and two blocks… was 2-of-2 from the field… recorded 10 points and seven rebounds against Florida Atlantic (12/27/99)… was 4-of-4 from the field and 2-of-4 from the line… recorded six points, connecting on 3-of-3 from the floor, against Louisiana-Lafayette (12/20/99)… played 14 minutes against No. 7 North Carolina (12/18/99) and recorded three points, four rebounds and one block… played 13 minutes off the bench against UNC Charlotte (12/7/99) and recorded three points and two rebounds… played 11 minutes against Memphis (12/4/99) recording six points and six rebounds… shot 3-of-4 from the field… played 18 minutes off the bench and recorded eight points, seven rebounds and two steals against Bethune-Cookman (11/30/99)… set career-highs in field goals (4) and field goal attempts (8) while tying his career-high in steals (2). In the BIG EAST Tournament: Played in both games averaging 2.0 points and 1.5 rebounds per game… came off the bench to record four points, two rebounds and two assists against Notre Dame (3/9/00)… was 2-3 from the field… recorded one rebound in nine minutes versus St. John’s (3/10/00). In the NCAA Tournament: Played in all three games averaging 2.0 points and 1.5 rebounds per game… came off the bench to record four points, two rebounds ad two assists against Notre Dame (3/9/00)… was 2-3 from the field… recorded one rebound in nine minutes versus St. John’s (3/10/00). In the NCAA Tournament: Played in all three games averaging 3.0 points and 4.7 rebounds in 12.0 minutes per game… recorded four points and seven rebounds in 12 minutes versus Arkansas (3/17/00)… played nine minutes against Ohio State (3/19/00) recording two points and four rebounds… recorded three points, three rebounds and one block against Tulsa (3/24/00).

As a Sophomore (1998-99)

Played in 29 games averaging 2.4 points and 1.9 rebounds in 9.6 minutes per game… ranked second on the team with a 7.9 rebounds per 40 minutes average. In the Regular Season: Came off the bench to play 12 minutes against Central Florida (12/11/98) and recorded one point, one rebound and one block… came off the bench to play 15 minutes against Memphis (12/22/98) and recorded four points, eight rebounds and one assist… matched a season-high playing 15 minutes against Ohio State (12/27/98) and recorded two points, hitting his lone field goal attempt, two rebounds, one assist, one steal and two blocks in 15 minutes against Georgetown (12/30/98)… scored a season-high six points, on 3-3 shooting from the field, in 10 minutes off the bench versus St. John’s (1/6/99)… also recorded three rebounds and one block… played 16 minutes off the bench against No.1 ranked Connecticut (1/24/99) recording two points and four rebounds… played seven minutes against No. 9 St. John’s (2/3/99) recording two points, two rebounds and three blocked shots… recorded six points, on 3-4 shooting from the floor, and four rebounds in nine minutes of action against No. 2 Connecticut (2/20/99)… recorded six points and two rebounds in 16 minutes off the bench against Pittsburgh (2/23/99)… recorded a career-high 12 points against Rutgers (2/27/99) connecting on 3-3 from the field and 6-6 from the line… also recorded four rebounds and one block in 12 minutes. In the BIG EAST Tournament: Played in both games averaging 5.5 per contest… recorded one block in seven minutes against Georgetown (3/4/99)… played four minutes against St. John’s (3/5/99) recording one block. In the NCAA Tournament: Saw action in both games averaging 2.5 points and 1.5 rebounds per game… played 16 minutes against Lafayette (3/12/99) recording five points and three rebounds… was 2-2 from the field and 1-2 from the line… played five minutes against Purdue (3/14/99).

1998 South American Tour

Played in all four games, making one start… averaged 7.0 points and 4.8 rebounds per game while connecting on 11-of-19 (.579) from the field… had four points, five rebounds and one block in the tour opener against Boca Juniors… had six points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal in Miami’s win over Andino Sports Club… scored a tour-high 10 points, on 4-of-5 shooting from the floor, and four rebounds against the Argentine National Team… made only start in the tour finale against Welcome Athletic Club and registered eight points, six rebounds, one assist and two steals.

As a Freshman (1997-98)

Saw action in 27 games and averaged 1.1 points and 2.3 rebounds in 8.9 minutes off the bench… tied for second on team with 15 blocks… recorded 63 rebounds in 239 minutes for an average of 10.5 rebounds per 40 minutes… played 10 or more minutes in 10 games. In the Regular Season: Played 16 minutes off the bench against Notre Dame (2/14/98) recording three points, three rebounds, two blocks and one steal… recorded two points and two rebounds in seven minutes against Villanova (1/22/98)… pulled down four rebounds in four minutes against West Virginia (1/10/98)… tied a career-high with three blocks and one rebound in six minutes against Connecticut (1/6/98)… recorded two rebounds, one block and one steal in 10 minutes off the bench against Seton Hall (12/31/97)… recorded three points, five rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal against Georgia State (12/12/97)… was 1-of-3 from the floor in 18 minutes of playing time… recorded seven rebounds and two points against Eastern-Kentucky (11/24/97)… scored a career-high six points and led team with eight rebounds in a career-high 24 minutes against Florida Atlantic (11/16/97)… competed in his first collegiate game recording two points and two rebounds in 16 minutes against Southern Illinois (11/14/97). In the BIG EAST Tournament: Had four points, six rebounds and one steal in 14 minutes off the bench against Georgetown (3/4/98) in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament… hit 2-of-3 from the field. In the NCAA Tournament: Did not score in four minutes of action against UCLA (3/13/98) was 0-for-1 from the line… pulled down two rebounds.

High School: St. Thomas Aquinas High School… was Class 5A All-State Selection as a senior… named a Street& Smith preseason All-American and a Blue Ribbon honorable mention All-American heading into his senior campaign… earned first-team All-Broward honors after averaging 19.1 points and 14.3 rebounds his junior year… led St. Thomas to a 23-9 record and a regional final appearance in the state tournament as a junior… named to the All-Tournament team in the Kruel Holiday Classic… tabbed as Team MVP twice… named MVP of the Boca Raton Christmas Tournament in 1996… MVP of the State All-Star game in Daytona Beach in 1996… coached by Steve Strand.

Personal: Business Management major… full name is Dwayne Marcus Wimbley… nickname is Big D… born December 10, 1979 in Fort Lauderdale, FL… has two sisters (Malika and Antionette) and two brothers (Willie and Kedric)… enjoys playing video games and listening to music… lists fishing, swimming and weightlifting as his hobbies… son of Carl Trotter and Annette Wimbley.

 

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
97-98 27 0 239 8.9 11 31 .365 0 0 .000 9 19 .474 21 42 63 2.3 33 0 6 18 15 10 31 1.1
98-99 29 0 279 9.6 28 53 .528 0 0 .000 13 27 .481 20 35 55 1.9 43 0 4 29 16 3 69 2.4
99-00 33 0 450 13.6 39 104 .375 0 0 .000 19 36 .528 54 76 130 3.9 53 0 12 31 17 12 97 2.9
TOTAL 89 0 568 10.9 78 188 .415 0 0 .000 41 82 .500 95 153 248 2.8 129 0 22 78 48 25 197 2.2