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Kahleaf Watson

position

Guard

Height

6-1

Weight

179 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Washington, DC

High School

Blue Ridge (VA)

At Miami

Freshman guard will compete for time at point guard… a great athlete with tremendous speed and quickness… vocal leader and tenacious defender… expected to help Miami extend its defense… can penetrate and dish, or hit from the perimeter.

High School: Blue Ridge High School in Dyke, VA… averaged 18.1 points, 4.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game as a senior to lead team to a 27-4 record and its second consecutive Virginia Independent School State title… named MVP of playoffs… first-team All-State and All-Conference selection by the Virginia Independent School Association… team MVP and team captain as a senior… first team All-State selection as a junior after averaging 17.9 points, 3.0 assists and 5.0 steals per game… holds school single-game steals record with 16 versus Fork Union Military Academy… earned All-State honors in football as a junior and senior played wide receiver and defensive back… coached in basketball by Bill Ramsey.

Personal: Full name is Kahleaf A. Watson… born 6-2-82 in Washington DC… majoring in Engineering… son of Maxine Russell… step father is Vernon Bates… has five sisters: Shemika, Tamika, Tisha, Maleena, and Chanty… enjoys playing football and golf in free time… lists Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson as his favorite athlete.

 

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
01-02 23 0 101 44 11 16 .688 1 1 1.000 4 7 .571 5 2 7 0.3 23 0 13 16 1 8 27 12