2011-12 Preseason All-ACC | 2011 All-ACC Third Team | 2011 ACC Player of the Week
Played in 100 games over the course of his three years at Miami … Started 75 games … Totaled 2,869 minutes, 1,185 points, 193 rebounds, 292 assists, 73 steals and three blocks…Averaged 28.7 minutes, 11.9 points, 1.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists, .73 steals … One of 33 Hurricanes to score more than 1,000 points in his career … Posted a three-point percentage of .387 (223-576) and a free-throw percentage of .815 (238-292) … Career-highs include 26 points vs. West Virginia (12/4/10), seven rebounds at No. 19 Memphis (11/15/10), nine assists vs. McNeese State (11/24/10), three steals against Jacksonville (11/12/10), six treys (three times) vs. Rice (12/22/10), at Florida Gulf Coast (11/27/10), and at Ole Miss (11/25/11), 42 minutes played in an overtime win against Florida Atlantic (12/17/11) … Scored in double figures 58 times at Miami … 25th in scoring in the ACC as a senior … As a senior Led the Canes in three-pointers made and second on the team in free throw percentage and minutes played … Named to the All-ACC Third Team as a junior … Made a three-pointer in 35-straight games from the Dec. 30, 2009 outing against Pepperdine through the Jan. 7, 2012 game at Virginia. His 35 tie the Miami school record with former Cane Jack McClinton. The 35 also is the 11th-best in ACC history, tying Grant with J.J. Redick (Duke) and McClinton … At the end of the 2012 season, was third in three point field goals made and seventh in points scored on the ACC’s active career statistical leaders list … Second all-time in UM history in 3-point shots made in career with 94 in the 2010-11 season … Fifth in UM history in 3-pointers made for a career with 223 … Tied for first in UM history for 3-point percentage in a game when he went 5-5 from behind the arc vs. NC State in 2011 … Ninth in UM history of 3-point percentage in a season when he shot .423 from three-point range in 2010-11 … Fifth in UM record books for career 3-point field goal percentage as he shot .387 for his career … Went 9-9 from the charity stripe in a game against Oral Roberts in 2010 … A career .815 free throw shooter, good for ninth-best in UM history… Third all- time in minutes played in a season in the history of Miami basketball with 1,165 in 2010- 11 … Led the team in assists in both the 2009-10 season and the 2010-11 season with 117 and 115, respectively.
As a Senior (2011-12)
Grant 2011-12 game-by-game stats
Preseason All-ACC … Ranked third in the ACC in three-pointers made per game, fourth in three-point percentage and 25th in scoring in the ACC … Made a three-pointer in 35- straight games from the Dec. 30, 2009 outing against Pepperdine through the Jan. 7, 2012 game at Virginia. His 35 tie the Miami school record with former Cane Jack McClinton. The 35 also is the 11th-best in ACC history, tying Grant with J.J. Redick (Duke) and McClinton … Led the Canes in three-pointers made and second on the team in free throw percentage and minutes played … In 31 games played, averaged 10.8 points, 2.1 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 0.7 steals in 28.7 minutes per game … Missed the game at Charlotte and vs. Appalachian State due to a death in the family … Shot 33.9 percent from the field, 33.0 from long distance and 80.3 at the line … In ACC play, averaged 9.2 points and 2.0 three pointers made per game in 16 outings … Scored 21 points in two games in the ACC Tournament, hitting five from long range and going 4-of-4 at the line … Led (or tied) for team game highs in scoring and assists seven times and steals six times … Recorded double-digit points 15 times and knocked down multiple threes in 20 games … Tallied an assist in all but five games … Season highs include 22 points at Ole Miss, six treys made at Ole Miss, seven free throws vs. FGCU, six rebounds against Maryland, six assists vs. Wake Forest, two steals seven times and 42 minutes vs. Florida Atlantic.
As a Junior (2010-11)
Grant 2010- 11 game-by-game stats
Only Hurricane to start all 36 games, setting a UM record, while his 1,165 minutes on the hardwood are third most by a Miami player in a single season… Averaged a team-high 14.8 points, team-high 3.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game, converting 41.8 percent from the field, 42.3 percent from long range – ninth-best in UM history and 85.3 percent from the line… Named to the All-ACC Third Team… One of just two players to lead the ACC in as many as three different statistical categories, closing 2011 as the ACC’s leader in three-point field goal percentage (19th in the nation), free throw percentage (12th in program history, 51st in the nation) and three-point field goals per game (49th in the nation), while ranking ninth in both scoring and minutes… The third Hurricane to lead the ACC in three-point field goal percentage in the last four seasons… Has hit 41.9 percent from long range over his career to rank third-best in program history, while his 81.9 percent career free throw percentage is ninth best… Tallied 100 assists for the second- straight season alongside Durand Scott, becoming the first teammates to notch consecutive 100-assists seasons since Thomas Hocker and Kevin Presto achieved the feat in both 1987-88 and 1988-89… His 232 career assists rank 14th in program history… Earned his first ACC Player of the Week honors (12/27/10) and named Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic MVP after averaging 19.0 points and 2.3 assists per game in leading UM to a 3-0 mark, while shooting 52 percent from the field (13-25), 50 percent from beyond the arc (6-12) and 92.6 percent from the line (25-27)… Scored in double figures 29 times with his eighth 20-point game of the season in the NIT-opening win over FAU (3/16), knocking down 7-of-12 shots from the field and 8-of-11 from the line en route to 23 points — his highest scoring performance of the season when hitting just one three, with three assists… Hit a three in 33 of 36 games this season — taking an ACC-long 23-game three-point streak into next season, the fifth-longest stretch in UM history… Hit three-plus threes 19 times, including a career-high six twice – versus Rice (12/22) and at Florida Gulf Coast (11/27)… His 94 triples tie for the second most in UM single-season history and his 155 career threes are 10th, while his 222 season attempts rank fourth and his 370 career attempts tie for 12th at UM… Shot 50 percent or better from beyond the arc 15 times – including a 5-for-5 performance at NC State (1/23) to tie a school record with 100 percent shooting from long range… Among the league’s most improved scorers with his average increasing 5.2 points per game — from 9.6 points per game as a redshirt sophomore in 2010 to a team-leading 14.8 points this season… Tallied 10 points with a pair of threes, three boards and two assists in the NIT win over Missouri State (3/21)… Went 4-of-7 from beyond the arc versus North Carolina (3/11) en route to a team-high 16 points, five assists and a career-high four steals… Poured in 16 points in the ACC Tournament first- round win over Virginia (3/10), with three three-pointers and a game-high seven assists in a career-high 40 minutes… Those seven assists tie a UM high in the ACC Tournament… Posted 16 points, with three threes, four rebounds and a pair of steals and assists versus Maryland (3/2)… Game-high 19 points at Florida State (2/26), with 17 of those – including all four treys – in the second half… Scored nine-straight points to fuel a second-half UM comeback effort versus the `Noles, nailing a three with just 57 seconds to go to bring Canes within three points… Hit three threes en route to a team-high tying 15 points in the win at Boston College (2/23)… Hit 4-of-8 from long range to record 16 points, three assists and a career-high tying three steals in the win at UNC Greensboro (2/15)… Hot start versus No. 5/5 Duke (2/13), with 12 first-half points – hitting 3-of-4 from beyond the arc, before picking up his second foul with 9:32 to go in the first half half… Finished with team-high tying 16 points and three boards… Team-high 15 points against Georgia Tech (2/3)… Registered 14 points and three assists at Virginia Tech (1/30)… Poured in 17 points, with three three-pointers and five assists versus North Carolina (1/26)… Registered back-to-back 20-point games versus ACC opponents with a game-high 23 points at NC State (1/23) – setting a personal scoring best versus a conference opponent – and 20 points versus Florida State (1/19)… Game-high five assists against Boston College (1/15), while also hitting a key three-pointer with 2:11 to go that put UM on top for good… Contributed 15 points, with three threes, two assists and two steals at Clemson (1/8)… Knocked down three triples to finish with 11 points and five assists in the ACC opener at No. 1 Duke (1/2)… Game-high 22 points and eight assists versus Pepperdine (12/30), nailing 4-of-7 three-pointers and all six attempts from the charity stripe… Closed Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic with 17 points – including shooting 11-of-12 from the line – with three assists in the victory over Akron (12/23)… Recorded 25 points versus Rice (12/22), with a career-high tying six three-pointers for the second time this season on just eight attempts, with a team-high tying three assists… Posted a team-high 15 points – – including going 9-of-9 from the line to tie a UM record for best free throw percentage in a game — versus Oral Roberts (12/21)… Finished with a team-high 19 points versus UCF (12/18), converting all three triples and all six free throws, with four assists and three boards… Went 5-for-5 from the line in the win over Stetson (12/12) en route to 11 points… Career- and game-high 26 points, leading Miami to the victory over West Virginia (12/4)… Shot 5-of-9 from the field — including 3-of-6 from long range — and went a career-high 13-for-14 at the line, including the game’s final two points with 6.3 seconds left… Posted his second 20-point game of the season at Florida Gulf Coast (11/27), tying his then- career high with seven field goals made and setting a new career high by hitting six of Miami’s 13 three-pointers… Dished out a career-high nine assists — with zero turnovers — and added 10 points in a win over McNeese State (11/24), nearly becoming the first Hurricane since John Salmons on March 2, 2002 (vs. Virginia Tech) to notch a double-double in points and assists… Finished with 18 points, while setting a career high in rebounds (7) and tying then- career highs in free throws made (6) and attempted (7) in a midnight showdown at No. 19 Memphis (11/15)… Opened the season strong, setting then- career highs in points (23), field goals made (7) and steals (3), while hitting four three-point field goals in the season-opening win over Jacksonville (11/12)… Scored 16 points in the first half alone versus the Dolphins.
As a Redshirt Sophomore (2009-10)
Grant 2009- 10 game-by-game stats
Among five Hurricanes to play in all 33 games, making eight starts… Led the team in assists with 3.5 per game and was fourth in scoring with 9.6 points an outing… Converted 40.0 percent of his three-pointers against ACC opponents… Hit a three-pointer in the first 14 games this season — tying for the 10th longest streak in UM history — and in 28-of-33 games as a Hurricane… His 61 three-pointers ranked second-most on the team, as he hit multiple treys in 21 games — including eight outings with three-or-more from long range… 21 games with four-plus assists… Sixth in the ACC in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.77:1)… Versus ACC opponents, ranked fourth in the league in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.97:1), tied for seventh in three-pointers made per game (1.8) and 10th in assists per game (3.6)… Over the ACC Tournament, registered a 2.6-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio and shot 45.5 percent from beyond the arc… Dished out four-plus assists in eight of the last 10 games… Second most efficient free throw shooter on the squad, converting 75.6 percent for the season and 87.5 percent (21-24) over the last seven games, including making his last 13-straight free throws for the season… Scored in double figures 14 times — second most among returning players in 2010, including finishing with 17 points (3-5 3FGs) — with a perfect 6-of-6 effort from the line, team-high four assists and two rebounds versus Duke in the ACC Tournament semifinals (3/13)… Turned in nine points — going 4-of-4 at the charity stripe — with a team-high four assists in the ACC Tournament win over Virginia Tech (3/12)… Registered nine points and a game-high tying five assists versus Wake Forest (3/11)… Finished with 12 points, a then- career- and game-high eight assists, a season-high tying five boards and a season-high tying two steals at North Carolina (3/2)… Those eight assists pushed him over the century mark, making him the 13th Hurricane (and second active with Durand Scott) to dish out more than 100 assists in a single season… Scored in double-figures for the second-straight game with a team-high 13 points (5-10 FGs), a team-high four assists and a steal at Clemson (2/13)… Recorded 11 points (3-6 3FGs), a game-high five assists, three boards and a steal in Miami’s win over then- No. 20/20 Georgia Tech (2/10)… Recorded 13 points (3-4 3FGs) in the win over Virginia Tech (1/31)… Finished with 11 points, a game-high five assists and a steal against Boston College (1/19)… Dished out five assists with zero turnovers — for the second time this season — at Virginia (1/16)… Contributed 14 points (3-6 3FGs), six assists, three rebounds and a block in a win over Wake Forest (1/9)… Game-high tying four assists, a season-high tying two steals and his first career block at Pepperdine (1/3)… Registered a game-high tying 14 points, four rebounds and a game-high five assists against North Carolina A&T (12/21)… Finished with nine points, two rebounds and game- high tying four assists against zero turnovers — his third multi-assist game with no turnovers in the last five contests — at Stetson (12/16)… Dished out six assists against South Carolina State (12/12)… Posted a season- and game-high tying 18 points, shooting 6-of-11 from the field — with a season-high tying four three-pointers, and a game-high four assists in his ACC debut at Boston College (12/6)… Helped Miami erase a 16-point second-half deficit versus the Eagles, scoring eight-straight points to tie the game at 57- all with 2:26 to go… In the Big Ten/ACC Challenge win over Minnesota (12/2), scored 16 points on 5-for-8 shooting from the field — including a game-high and season-high tying four three-pointers, two assists and two boards… Finished with six points on a pair of treys and a game-high five assists with zero turnovers in the win over USC Upstate (11/28)… Recorded 14 points on 5-of-11 shooting — including a season-high tying four three-pointers — with a season-high tying five rebounds and four assists against Florida Gulf Coast (11/25)… Picked up seven points, three assists and an offensive rebound in the Charleston Classic championship victory over South Carolina (11/22)… Scored in double- figures for the third-straight game with a season-high 18 points — including two three- pointers on three attempts — and dished out two assists to lead Miami over UNC Wilmington (11/20) in the Charleston Classic semifinals… Finished with 10 points — including two three-pointers, four assists and two rebounds in the Charleston Classic first-round win over Tulane (11/19)… Among four Hurricanes to score in double figures with 17 points in the rout of Nova Southeastern (11/16) — converting 50 percent from the field, 50 percent from the perimeter and all five of his free throw attempts… Made his first start for the Hurricanes in the season-opening win over North Carolina Central (11/14).
At Villanova (2007-08)
Played in 29 games, including four starts in Big East play, as a freshman with Villanova… Averaged 5.6 points and 1.4 assists in 12.7 minutes per game… Converted a team-best 46.6 percent from three-point range (37-44), 84.1 percent from the line (37-44) and 39.0 percent from the field (46-118)… Posted seven double-figure scoring efforts, including a season-high 23 points (6-7 3FG) versus Rutgers (1/23) and a 22-point performance in an upset win over then-No. 13 Pittsburgh (1/6)… Also pivotal in Villanova’s 21-point comeback win over LSU (12/6), scoring all 18 of his points in the final seven minutes — including 14 points in the last 2:55… Including his season-high six three-pointers versus Rutgers, hit three-or-more treys six times… Converted 4-of-5 treys in his collegiate debut versus Stony Brook (11/9) and hit a perfect 3-of-3 against George Mason (11/23)… Made every shot in the win over the Patriots, converting all three field goals — all three-pointers — and all four free throws in 13 minutes for 13 points… Sank a season-high 9-of-10 free throws in victory over LSU (12/6) and hit 6-of-7 from the line versus Pitt (1/6).
Prepped for one season at Winchendon Academy in Massachusetts… Graduated from Paul Robeson High School in his native Brooklyn in 2006… At Robeson, selected PSAL Player of the Year and named to the all-city second team… As a senior in 2005-06, averaged 23.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game… Scored more than 1,500 career points… Coached by Todd Myles at Robeson and Michael Byrnes at Winchendon.
Born June 21, 1988 … Son of William Duncan and Mary Grant … Brother to Unique, the late Sayeed, LeVar … Sports administration major with a minor in English literature… Nicknames include MG and Malky… Off the court, enjoys playing video games and singing.