Saw action in seven games with four starts on the year, starting the final four contests of the season ... Missed the first seven games of the season due to a suspension ... Returned to team for Clemson contest ... Posted two points on two made free throws vs. Presbyterian (Dec. 29) ... Posted an assist vs. Florida (Jan. 30) ... After a stellar week in practice, earned first start of his career in contest at Texas A&M (March 2); scoring three points, collecting two rebounds and also a steal ... Hit game-tying 3 at the end of the first half to send the contest into the halftime break tied at 32 ... Played 25 minutes vs. the Aggies ... Scored six points and collected two assists in second-straight start, a win vs. Miss State (March 6) ... Collected three assists, and added three points at Vandy (March 9) ... Scored two points and collected season and team high seven rebounds in SEC Tournament contest vs. Mississippi State (March 13).
Three-year letterwinner for coach Darryl Nance at Wade Hampton School ... Named All-State, All-Region and All-County during pep career ... 1,000 point scorer ... Averaged 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game during senior season when he earned All-State honors ... Helped junior team to the state championship and his senior season the squad was an upper-state finalist.
Son of Robin and Howard Steele ... Mother, Robin, swam at Gettysburg College, and father Howard, ran cross country at The Citadel ... Has a brother, Nathan ... Named to the team as a walk-on ... Major is sport and entertainment management.