Trey Thompkins
33 Trey Thompkins
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lithonia, Ga.

High School:
Wesleyan

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 245

Position:
Forward

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Has spent part of the past two seasons involved in USA Basketball activities. In 2009, he was the Americans' second-leading scorer on the U19 team which went 9-0 and captured the gold medal. In 2010, he returned as part of the U.S. "Select" team which scrimmaged for two weeks against the National team, comprised of professionals.

2010-11 Season

• All-SEC 1st team selection by the league's 12 head coaches. Second-team All-SEC by Associated Press.

• Pre-season All-America pick, 1st team All-SEC and SEC Player of the Year.

• Pre-season efforts were slowed considerably by a high sprain of his right ankle, incurred in a scrimmage on Oct. 30.

• Became the 40th player in UGA history to score 1,000 career points. Finished the season ranking 17th on the UGA career scoring chart.

• Team-high 25 points in win over Kentucky.

• His team-best 50 blocks is the most by a Georgia player in 15 years, going back to Terrell Bell's 83 blocks in 1996.

• Finished the season with his seventh double-double and a season high-matching 26 points in NCAA Tournament vs. Washington.

2009-10 Season

• Unanimous first-team All-SEC selection by the league's 12 coaches. Also AP first-team All-SEC pick.
• Led Georgia in scoring and rebounding throughout the 2010 season.
• Scored in double figures in 27 games, over 20 on 14 occasions. Season- and career-high 17 rebounds came in home win over Alabama.
• Won that contest vs. Bama virtually by himself, scoring nine straight points for Georgia in the closing minutes.
• Played a decisive role in Georgia's first big win of the season, vs. Illinois in December, by sinking go-ahead and win-securing free throws in the final seconds.
• Scored 21 points in 29 minutes vs. the Illini despite missing two preceding days of practice because of wisdom teeth extraction.
• Second in the SEC in scoring, fourth in rebounding, 7th in FG percentage, 8th in FT percentage. Ranked fourth in the SEC in double-doubles (10).

2008-09 Season

• Name d to the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman team, as voted by the league's 12 coaches.
• Led Georgia in rebounding with the highest total for a UGA freshman (7.4/game) in 11 years.
• Ranked second among Georgia players in scoring at 12.6 points per contest. Led the Bulldogs in blocked shots with 31.
• Ranked 8th among all SEC players in rebounding. Was 3rd in scoring and 2nd in rebounding among all of the league's freshman players.
• Scored 20 or more points on five occasions and had a team-high four double-doubles.
• Missed first four games -- and nearly all of pre-season practice -- because of a high ankle sprain. It was the third in a series of injuries that slowed his early progress to a crawl.
• Despite the limited preparation time, he asserted himself as the Bulldogs' most potent offensive weapon.

High School

• A fourth-team Parade magazine All-American in 2008, when he led the Wesleyan School in Norcross, Ga., to the Georgia state class AA title. Averaged 27.5 points and 14.7 rebounds for the Wolves.
• Also played at Wesleyan in the 2005-06 seasons and finished his 3-year career with 1,864 points and 795 rebounds.
• Played his junior year at national powerhouse Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., where he averaged a team-best 15.8 points and 8.9 rebounds.
• In his one season there, the Warriors went 40-1 and won the national prep-school championship.
• Rated the 30th-best overall prospect in the nation by Rivals.com, the 11th-best power forward prospect. Rated the 9th-best power forward prospect by Scout.com.
• Father Howard Thompkins Jr. played collegiately at Wagner College and was drafted in 1981 by the NBA's Atlanta Hawks.

YearG-GSMin-Avg.FG-FGAPct.3FG-3FGAPct.FT-FTAPct.Reb.-Avg.ATOBLSTPF-DQPts-Avg.
200928-23769-27.5134-309.43433-86.38453-73.72658+148=206-7.42268312748-0354-12.6
201031-29962-31.0207-429.48323-61.377112-147.76265+193=258-8.36091363081-2549-17.7
201130-29937-31.2194-403.48123-74.31182-119.68956+173=229-7.64276503367-1493-16.4
TOTALS89-812668-30.0535-1141.46979-221.357247-339.729179+514=693-7.812423511790196-31396-15.7

Personality Profile

Full Name
Howard Samuel Thompkins III

Nickname
"Smooth," "USA," "HTeezy"

Birthdate/Birthplace

May 29, 1990 / Long Island, N.Y.

Academic Major
Housing

Favorite Food
My mom's macaroni & cheese

Least Favorite Food
Tomatoes, Guacamole

Favorite Beverage
Sweet Tea

Favorite TV Show
Smart Guy, Wayans, Cribs

Favorite Video Games
NCAA 2K9, Street Fighter, Fight Night Round 4

Websites I Most Often Visit
Facebook, YouTube, ESPN, NBA, worldstarhiphop.com

Number of Songs on my iPod
2,290

Most-Listened to Music
Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Drake, Kanye West, Lady Gaga, Kerry Underwood

Teammates Who Make Me Laugh Hardest
Vincent Williams

My Biggest Fear
Heights

Most Famous Person I've Ever Met
Michael Jordan

Non-Athletic Accomplishment I'm Proudest Of

My GPA last year

Best Friends on Other College Teams
Al-Farouq Aminu (Wake Forest), Tyshawn Taylor (Kansas), Seth Curry (Duke), Ashton Gibbs (Pittsburgh)

Favorite NBA Team

Boston Celtics

Favorite Non-Basketball Team

New York Yankees

Favorite Non-Basketball Athlete

Tiger Woods

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