2008-09 SEC Sixth Man of the Year
Saw action in 24 contests, with seven starts ... Missed six games with injury to left knee ... Averaged 7.0 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.6 steals in 24.6 minutes per game ... In SEC play, contributed 6.9 points and 1.9 rebounds per game ... Scored double figures eight times, including season-high 15 points in loss at Vanderbilt (2/28) ... Injured in season opener versus Jacksonville State (11/14) ... Dished career-high six asissts in win over Presbyterian (12/23) ... Posted 10 points, while adding seven rebounds in upset win over No. 19/20 Baylor (1/2) on the road ... Followed with 14 points in final non-conference matchup against Wofford (1/5) ... Posted 12 points and two asissts in win over Vanderbilt (1/28) ... Tallied double digits in consecutive games, first in a 13-point effort in victory at Alabama (2/14), followed by an 11-point performance in loss at Mississippi State (2/18) ... Tallied 10 points against Tennessee (3/5) ... Scored five points, while collecting three rebounds and one assist in NIT contest against Davidson.
Averaged 6.0 points, 2.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists in 18.6 minutes per game in 30 games ... Hit 6-of-7 3's vs. Campbell, scoring career-high 20 points ... Played 11 minutes, scoring four points with two rebounds and one steal in win at Arkansas ... Scored 10 points with three rebounds vs. Mississippi State ... Scored eight points in loss to Kentucky ... Scored nine points (4-of-4 from the field) in SEC Tourney loss to No. 4 Tennessee.
Averaged 5.9 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 0.6 steals in 22.9 minutes per game ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week twice (Nov. 18 and Dec. 11) ... Started 13 games ... Scored nine points in 32 minutes in OT loss to Vanderbilt ... Grabbed eight rebounds in win over Ole Miss ... Scored all 11 points in first half to aid USC at Baylor (3-of-6 from 3-point range), adding four rebounds and two assists in 32 minutes ... Scored nine points with four rebounds, two assists, and one steal in win over College of Charleston ... Started vs. Clemson, scoring 10 points with five rebounds and one steal in 32 minutes ... Shined in win over Lipscomb, scoring 17 points in second straight game (4-of-7, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range), was 6-of-8 from charity stripe, adding three rebounds and two assists in 34 minutes.
Chose South Carolina over Notre Dame, West Virginia and Boston College ... A four-year letterman, averaged 29 points, seven rebounds and six assists per game his senior season... 28 points, four rebounds and three assists per game his junior year and 19 points, eight rebounds, four assists per contest his sophomore year... Named the Gastonia County Player of the Year twice ... Athletic awards include being named all-state twice and all-conference three times ... Was also a McDonald's All-American nominee... Team won the Basil Bahamas Tournament in 2005.
Son of Barbara Raley and Robert Ross ... Major is sociology.