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Anthony Walker

position

Forward

Height

6-9

Weight

210 lbs.

Class

Third-Year Sophomore

Hometown

Baltimore, Md.

High School

Brewster Academy (N.H.)

Anthony Walker - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

As a Sophomore (2020-21): Season did not count towards eligibility due to COVID-19 pandemic … Appeared in 26 contests, missing one due to injury, and made 16 starts … Averaged 9.6 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game … Ranked second on the team in blocked shots (22), as well as fourth in both scoring and rebounding … Tied for ninth in the ACC in 10-rebound games (five) and double doubles (four) … In ACC-only action, tied for sixth in the league in 10-rebound games (four) for eighth in double-doubles (three) … Scored double-digit points 14 times, including in 12 of his final 15 appearances, with 15-plus on five occasions … Pulled down five-plus rebounds 10 times, including in six of the last seven games … Blocked multiple shots in five outings … Eclipsed 30 minutes 12 times, including in six of the last seven contests, with 35-plus seven times … Led Miami in rebounding in a team-best nine outings, as well as in blocks nine times to rank second, plus in steals five times and assists once … Posted the most single-game made free throws without a miss (eight) by a Hurricane … Logged 12 points and a career-best three blocks versus FGCU (12/12) … In his first collegiate start, posted a 12-point, career-best 10-rebound double-double against Pittsburgh (12/16), adding two blocks in 35 minutes … Scored a career-high 18 points and tied career bests in rebounds (10) and blocks (three) versus Jacksonville (12/19) … Tallied 13 points and five boards at Syracuse (1/19) … Did not play against Notre Dame (1/24) due to a right foot injury sustained in practice … Scored 13 points and went 2-of-3 from deep in 36 minutes at No. 16 Florida State (1/27) … Amassed 12 points, seven rebounds and two blocks at Wake Forest (1/30) … Scored 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting in the victory over Duke, setting a career best in made field goals … Recorded a 14-point, 10-rebound double-double at Notre Dame (2/14) … Notched 16 points, shooting 6-of-11, against Georgia Tech (2/20) … Totaled 12 points and seven rebounds versus No. 11/9 Florida State (2/24) … Registered a 13-point, 10-rebound double-double in 38 minutes of action at Clemson (2/27) … Posted eight points and 10 boards in 36 minutes at No. 21/20 Virginia (3/1) … Stuffed the stat sheet with 17 points, seven rebounds, a career-high four assists, two steals and two blocks in 36 minutes in the regular season finale versus Boston College (3/5) … Logged 14 points, nine rebounds and a career-high-tying four assists, while limiting Justin Champagnie to 5-of-20 shooting, in a career-best 39 minutes during the ACC Tournament opening round win over Pittsburgh (3/9) … Posted 15 points, six rebounds and a career-high three steals in the victory against Clemson (3/10) in the ACC Tournament second round.

As a Freshman (2019-20): Played in 25 contests, averaging 3.3 points and 2.1 rebounds over 12.3 minutes per game … Scored in double figures once, grabbed five-plus boards in three appearances, blocked multiple shots on three occasions and played 20-plus minutes five times … Twice paced Miami in rebounding … Opened his collegiate career by notching nine points and five rebounds against fifth-ranked Louisville (11/5), finishing 3-of-6 from the floor and hitting a 3-pointer … Registered six points, two blocks and a season-high two steals in the road win at UCF (11/12) … Set a season best with three blocked shots in 20 minutes of action against UConn (11/24) in the Charleston Classic … Played 24 minutes at eighth-ranked Duke (1/21), notching four points and four boards … Set season highs in points (14), field goals made (four) and attempted (eight), free throws made (five) and attempted (five), and minutes played (25) at North Carolina (1/25) … Posted seven points and two blocks in the win over Virginia Tech (1/28) … Recorded six points and a season-best seven rebounds in 21 minutes versus NC State (2/5) … Grabbed five boards and dished out a season-high two assists in 21 minutes at eighth-ranked Florida State (2/8) … Scored nine points on 4-of-7 shooting in the victory against Boston College (2/12).

High School: Graduated from Brewster Academy (N.H.) … Listed as a four-star prospect by ESPN, as well as a three-star recruit by 247Sports and Rivals … Tabbed as the No. 33 power forward in the country by both 247Sports and Rivals … McDonald’s All-American Game nominee … Helped Brewster win the National Prep Championships and a region championship, as well as reach the NEPSAC AAA title game, during his lone year with the team … Led Perry Hall (Md.) to 4A state crowns, the first two in school history, as a junior and sophomore … Attended Hope Academy (Ga.) as a freshman and did not play basketball … Member of multiple high schools honor rolls … Numerous NBA players have attended Brewster, including Will Barton, Donovan Mitchell, Thomas Robinson and TJ Warren.

Personal: Full name is Anthony Edward Walker III … Born Feb. 9, 2001 … Parents are Anthony Walker Jr., and Towanda Hayes … Has a younger brother, Darius … Majoring in criminology with a minor in sociology … Started playing competitive basketball as a 15-year-old sophomore … Favorite athlete is Giannis Antetokounmpo … Best sports memory is making a game-winning shot in the state playoffs as a junior … Chose Miami because he felt was a great fit both basketball-wise and academically … Committed to Miami over Kansas, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall and VCU.