52 - George Blakeney
George Blakeney
Height: 6-9
Weight: 260
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Tarboro, N.C.
High School: Tarboro
Position: F
Major: Sports Management

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-2011)
Played in 30 games with 29 starts to his credit… Named to 2011 PBC All-Tournament Team… 2011 Second Team All-NCCSIA… Third on team with 10.6 points per game…Led team and finished 13th in the PBC with 6.4 rebounds per game… Finished 15th in the PBC during league play with an average of 6.4 rebounds per game… Led team with 39 blocks (1.3 per game) a figure that placed him 82nd in the nation… Finished sixth in the PBC during league play with an average of 1.7 blocks per game… Shot 52.4 percent from the field, a figure that placed him eighth in the PBC… Shot 66.2 percent from the free throw line… Recorded 20 or more points on three occasions… Finished in double figures for scoring on 15 occasions… Recorded five or more rebounds in 26 of 30 games… Season-high 22 points in win over Johnson & Wales on Nov. 14… Season-high 12 rebounds to go along with 13 points in win over Flagler on Feb. 26… Finished with 20 points and seven rebounds in win over St. Andrews on Nov. 19… Recorded 20 points and six rebounds in win over Wingate on Nov. 30… Career-high eight blocks against USC Aiken on 2/16/11… Recorded one double-double on the year.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-2010)

Played in 24 games with 17 starts to his credit… Averaged 21.7 minutes per game… Averaged 7.3 points and 5.5 rebounds per game… Shot 51.2% from the field… Tied for 18th in PBC with 5.9 rebounds per game average in league contests… Finished 13th in PBC with 0.94 blocks per game in league games… Finished sixth in PBC with 2.81 offensive rebounds per game average… Recorded two double-doubles on the season… Season-high 20 points and 12 rebounds in win over Armstrong Atlantic on Jan. 23… Recorded 19 points and 11 rebounds in loss at Armstrong Atlantic on Feb. 24… Season-high two blocks on five occasions.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Tarboro High School... Averaged 19 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks per game during his senior year... THS reached the second round of the state playoffs his final season... Earned all-county honors and all-conference honorable mention laurels while averaging 10 points and seven rebounds per game before injuring his knee as a junior... Played for coach Curtis Simon’s summer team Hoop Magic, reaching the Reebok Nationals in Las Vegas, Nev.

PERSONAL
Is the son of Deborah Purvis and the late George Blakeney, Sr.... Has two brothers, Julian Boyd and Tommy Purvis, and two sisters, Bianca Blakeney-Freeman and Giovanni Baker-Randolph... Born July 30, 1991 in Norfolk, Va.... Sports management major at UNCP.

CAREER HIGHS AT UNCP
Points: 22 vs. Johnson & Wales (11/14/10)
Rebounds: 17 vs. St. Andrews (11/11/11)
Assists:  3 (2x) last at Columbus State (1/28/12)
Steals: 4 vs. Morris (12/01/11)
Blocks: 8 vs. USC Aiken (2/16/11)
3-Point Field Goals: 
Free Throws: 11 vs. Clayton State (1/05/12)
Minutes: 35 (2x) vs. Wingate (11/22/11)
Double-Doubles: 5 last vs. Allen (11/26/11)  

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