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Garrius Adams

position

Guard

Height

6-6

Weight

193 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Apex, N.C.

High School

Middle Creek HS

Garrius Adams - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

Adams

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Fast Breaks (2013-2014)  |  Fast Breaks (2011-2012)

Getting to Know Garrius Adams (2010- 11)

Career (2009-14)
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Update Miami’s ACC Career Records: No. 6 minutes played (1,404), No. 6 assists (97), No. 7 steals (43), No. 9 3-pointers attempted (166), No. 10 free throws attempted (118), No. 10 3-pointers made (50).
Started 70 of 120 career games … Averaged 6.7 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.9 steals in 24.8 minutes … Totaled 804 points, 395 rebounds, 197 assists, 113 steals in 2,976 minutes … Connected on 36.9 percent (261-708) from field, 29.2 percent (105-360) from distance and 66.3 percent (177-267) at free throw line … Started 39 of 55 ACC games … In ACC play averaged 7.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 0.8 steals in 25.5 minutes … In ACC totaled 383 points, 179 rebounds, 97 assists, 43 steals in 1,404 minutes … Made 129-338 (38.2%) from field, 50-166 (30.1%) from three and 75-118 (63.6%) at free throw line … Career highs: 22 points vs. Wake Forest, 3/8/14; 10 rebounds vs. Norfolk State, 2/1/14; 6 assists, twice, last at North Carolina, 1/8/14; 5 steals vs. Georgia Southern, 11/11/13; 4 3-pointers made twice, last at West Virginia, 12/10/11; 42 minutes vs. Georgia Southern, 11/11/13.

As a Redshirt Senior / Graduate Student (2013-14)
Adams 2013-14 game-by-game stats Get  Acrobat Reader
Update Miami’s ACC Season Records:
 No. 2 free throws attempted (80), No. 4 in minutes played (600), No. 5 assists (55), No. 8 free throws made (48).
Only Cane to start all 33 games … Led team with 95 assists … Second onteam in points per game (10.2) … Averaged 10.2 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.3 steals in 33.4 minutes per game … Totaled 336 points, 157 rebounds, 95 assists, 42 steals in 1,103 minutes … Connected on 36.6 percent (106-290) from field, 25.5 percent (28-110) from three and 67.1 percent (96-143) from free throw line … In ACC play averaged 10.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 33.3 minutes … Totaled 186 points, 78 rebounds and 55 assists in 600 minutes … Made 37.7 percent (61-162) from field, 27.6 percent (16-58) from three and 60.0 percent (48-80) at free throw line … Led team in ACC play with 19 steals … In two ACC Tournament games averaged 6.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists in 33.5 minutes … Led team in scoring six times, in rebounding seven times … Played more than 23 minutes in every game … Hit 3-pointer in 19 games … Recorded assist in all but one game, multiple assists in 28 games, 3+ in 19 times and 5+ four times … Double-digit scoring 18 times, 20+ points twice … Season highs: 22 points vs. Wake Forest, 3/8; 10 rebounds vs. Norfolk State, 2/1; 6 assists at North Carolina, 1/8; 5 steals vs. Georgia Southern, 11/11; 3 3-pointers at Syracuse, 1/4; 42 minutes vs. Georgia Southern, 11/11.

As a Senior (2012-13)
Redshirt season.

As a Junior (2011-12)
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In 19 games, averaged 4.5 points, 2.1 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.6 steals in 16.9 minutes per game … Shot 39.7 percent from the field, 34.0 from distance and 55.0 at the line … Started the first six games of the season … Sat out 14 games in January and February with a lower extremity injury. Had surgery on Jan. 19 and returned to the court Feb. 18 … Posted 2.4 points, 0.6 rebounds in five ACC games … Scored 6.5 ppg in the two NIT games, playing 25.5 mpg … Led (or tied) for team game highs in steals four times and in scoring, rebounding, assists and blocks once apiece … Season highs include 15 points at West Virginia, eight rebounds vs. Tennessee Tech, three assists vs. Valparaiso, a trio of steals at Ole Miss, four three-pointers made at West Virginia and 32 minutes at West Virginia and against Florida Gulf Coast.

As a Sophomore (2010-11)
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Played in all 36 games, with 24 starts – including a stretch of 15 straight during ACC play (1/15-3/6)… Averaged 7.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.0 steal in 28.2 minutes per game… Played at least 20 minutes in 33-of-36 games this season, with his 1,014 minutes on the hardwood ranking 17th in program history… Solid ballhandler, saw more time at the point this season… Scored in double-figures 12 times, including seven times versus ACC opponents… Grabbed five-plus boards 11 times this season, including a season-high nine in the overtime win over Virginia (2/5)… Knocked down all three free throw attempts and a three-pointer en route to eight points, three rebounds, an assist and a steal in the second-round NIT win over Missouri State (3/21)… Recorded 10 points, including a pair of three-pointers, with five rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal in the ACC Tournament win over Virginia (3/10)… Pulled down eight boards to go with seven points, three assists and a block at Florida State (2/26)… Knocked down 12 points – hitting 2-of-3 from long range, with a team-high tying six rebounds and a team-high tying four assists in the road win at Boston College (2/23)… Grabbed five rebounds versus Clemson (2/20)… Scored eight-plus points in seven straight (1/26-2/15), averaging 10.7 points and 4.4 rebounds per game over that span, shooting 50 percent from the field and 35 percent from beyond the arc… That streak culminated in a career-high 16 points with a career-high tying three steals at UNC Greensboro (2/15), with additional career highs in field goals made (6) and attempted (11)… Knocked down nine points on 4-of-5 shooting with one three-pointer, six rebounds, a pair of assists and a steal versus No. 5/5 Duke (2/13)… Finished with eight points, four rebounds and a pair of steals in the road win at Wake Forest (2/9)… Posted eight points – including going 4-for-4 from the line, with a career-high nine rebounds, two assists and a steal in the overtime win versus Virginia (2/5)… Tallied 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting against Georgia Tech (2/3)… Knocked down three three-pointers over the last 4:19 at Virginia Tech (1/30) to fuel a Hurricane rally that fell just short, finishing with 11 points, two rebounds, an assist and a steal… Hit 5-of-7 from the field, including 2-of-4 from long range en route to 12 points, 3 rebounds and one assist in 33 minutes versus North Carolina (1/26)… Grabbed a then- career-high tying eight boards versus Florida State (1/19)… Finished with 12 points against Boston College (11/15), hitting a pair of treys and all four free throws, while also tying a career-high with three steals… Put together one of the best games of his career at Clemson (1/8), recording a then- career-high 14 points on a career-high four three-pointers with five boards, three assists and one steal in 34 minutes… Contributed nine points, four rebounds and three assists versus Rice (12/22)… Posted 10 points and a pair of steals in the win over Oral Roberts (12/21)… Recorded career highs in both free throws made (7) and attempted (12), finishing with seven points, five rebounds and a pair of steals versus UCF (12/18)… Registered a game-high tying five assists versus Stetson (12/12) to surpass his assists total from last season just nine games into this season… Finished with nine points, three rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals in a then- career-high 37 minutes in the win over West Virginia (12/4), hitting back-to-back buckets with under seven minutes to play to help UM… Tied a then- career high with 13 points at Florida Gulf Coast (11/27) in his first start of the season and eighth of his career… Scored 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting from the floor with three three-pointers and a career-high six assists in the win over McNeese State (11/24)… Finished with 10 points — including a pair of threes, with three boards and two assists versus North Carolina Central (11/19)… Scored five points and grabbed seven rebounds in 30 minutes of action at No. 19 Memphis (11/15).

As a Freshman (2009-10)
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Averaged 3.8 points and 2.1 rebounds per game, playing in 32 games as a true freshman – – tying Reggie Johnson for the second-most appearances among UM freshmen in 2009- 10… Started seven-straight games in ACC play — also second most among UM freshmen, posting 3.9 points and 1.7 boards per outing versus conference opponents… Knocked down a three-pointer in seven of his last 12 games… Scored in double figures twice, including season- and game-high 13 points at Wake Forest (2/2) on a season-best 4-of-8 shooting from the field — including a season-best 3-for-5 from beyond the arc — with three rebounds and a steal… Posted his first collegiate double-figure scoring performance with 10 points — including a pair of three-pointers — in the victory over Nova Southeastern (11/16)… Picked up his sixth-straight start versus NC State, finishing with nine points on a season-high tying 3-of-6 shooting from beyond the arc in 25 minutes… Hit all three three-point attempts in the second half versus the Wolfpack after an 0-3 start… Knocked down a three-pointer in his fifth-straight game and dished out two assists at Clemson (2/13)… Finished with six points, three boards and a steal in Miami’s win over then- No. 20/20 Georgia Tech (2/10)… Picked up his first career start, finishing with five points, three rebounds, an assist and a steal in a season-high 32 minutes at Florida State (2/6)… Season-high three assists and a career-high matching two blocks versus Boston College (1/19)… Finished with six points on two three-pointers, adding two rebounds, a block and a steal in the win over Bethune-Cookman (12/30)… Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds and put up a season-high two blocked shots in the win over North Carolina A&T (12/21)… Matched a season-high performance in steals (2), while shooting a perfect 2-of-2 from the floor for nine points against Florida Atlantic in the Orange Bowl Classic (12/19)… Grabbed five rebounds in a non-conference victory at Stetson (12/16)… Posted five points, four rebounds, an assist and a steal in Miami’s win over South Carolina State (12/12)… Finished with four points, one board and an assist in Miami’s ACC-opener at Boston College (12/6)… Registered six points on two three-pointers, three boards, two assists and a season-high tying two steals versus Florida Gulf Coast (11/25)… Scored three points on a long-range shot while collecting two rebounds off the defensive glass in the championship game of the Charleston Classic versus South Carolina (11/22).

High School
Ranked among the top 20 shooting guards by ESPN and among top 30 by Scout… Averaged 21.8 points per game as a senior en route to setting a new Middle Creek High School scoring record in career points… In 2009, named to N.C. Basketball Coaches Association District 5 All-District First Team and NCPreps.com All-State Boys Basketball Team… Competed in the North Carolina/South Carolina All-Star Classic… As a junior, averaged 18.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game en route to NCHSAA 4-A All-State honors… Coached by David Kushner… Averaged 20.1 points per game with his AAU team – – Garner Road, and was named to the all-tournament team at the Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions in May 2008… Also recruited by Wake Forest, NC State, Virginia Tech and South Carolina.

Personal
First name is pronounced GARY-us … Born Nov. 15, 1990 … Son of Valerie and Gary Adams … Brother to Deion, Ashley and Destiny … Graduated in June 2013 with a degree in sports administration and a minor in sociology … Currently seeking a second major in sociology … Aspirations of becoming general manager of NBA team … Off the court, enjoys music.


Garrius Adams
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
09-10 32 7 540 16.9 38 118 .322 26 89 .292 19 29 .655 19 47 66 2.1 20 0 19 25 6 23 121 3.8
10-11 36 24 1014 28.2 88 227 .388 35 114 .307 51 75 .680 37 95 132 3.7 68 0 66 60 6 37 262 7.3
11-12 19 6 319 16.8 29 73 .397 16 47 .340 11 20 .550 11 29 40 2.1 21 1 17 14 2 11 85 4.5
13-14 33 33 1103 33.4 106 290 .366 28 110 .255 96 143 .671 25 132 157 4.8 63 1 95 62 6 42 336 10.2
TOTAL 120 70 2976 24.8 261 708 .369 105 360 .292 177 267 .663 92 303 395 3.3 172 2 197 161 20 113 804 6.7