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Asia Dozier
Asia  Dozier

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Spring Valley

Height:
6-0

Position:
G/F


12/7/14

Asia Dozier Makes Her Impact

By David Cloninger (GoGamecocks.com)

12/10/2014

Dozier's Maturity Calming

By David Cloninger (GoGamecocks.com)

2012-13 Gamecock Spotlight Video


Awards
Junior Year (2014-15)
SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Sophomore Year (2013-14)
SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Freshman Year (2012-13)
SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

High School
South Carolina Miss Basketball (2011-12)
South Carolina Class 4A Player of the Year, The State (2008-09)


In the Record Books
Season
1st – Games played (37 in 2014-15)
Most games played in a junior season (37 in 2014-15)


Junior Year (2014-15)
  • Team captain
  • Played in every game, joining the starting lineup against Charlotte (Dec. 4)
  • Led the team in assists three times – vs. Wisconsin, vs. Liberty, Auburn
  • Paced team in scoring one time – at Duke
  • Scored in double figures four times
  • Posted 5.2 points per game on 61.5 percent shooting, including 6-of-10 from 3-point range, and handed out 2.8 assists per game in NCAA Tournament play
  • Hit all four free throw attempts in the final 17 seconds to seal win over #7/7 Florida State in the NCAA regional final
  • Set the tone early with three 3s in the first five minutes against Syracuse (Mar. 22) to force the Orange to stretch their defense outside the paint ... finished with career-high tying four 3-pointers
  • Scored five of team’s first eight points in second half against #6/6 Tennessee (Feb. 23) then hit two free throws with :07 left to seal the victory
  • Provided critical outside shooting to win at Arkansas (Feb. 19), hitting 3-of-4 from 3-point range
  • Buried a clutch 3 from the top of the key after Missouri (Jan. 15) had pulled within two points in the second half
  • Single-handedly held off the Crimson Tide for first four minutes at Alabama (Jan. 8), scoring eight of her SEC career-high 15 points to keep the game tied early ... best shooting game of the season, hitting 6-of-8 from the field, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range
  • Scored all of her team-high 11 points at #9/8 Duke (Dec. 7) in the second half of the comeback victory
  • Made her first start of the season against Charlotte (Dec. 4) and struggled shooting the ball, but was solid defensively and handed out three assists
  • Hit a 3 from the top of the arc to put the Gamecocks ahead of #22/22 Syracuse (Nov. 28) with under two minutes to play, her only points of the night



Sophomore Year (2013-14)
  • Played in every game, starting 32 of the 34
  • Led the team in scoring one time (CofC)
  • Paced the team in assists 10 times (at Charlotte, at Arkansas, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, at Auburn, at Miss. St., Arkansas, Florida, vs. Georgia, vs. UNC)
  • Ranked 13th in SEC with 3.4 assists per conference game with three league games of five assists and was seventh in assist-to-turnover ratio (1:4) in conference games
  • Scored postseason career-high nine points against Oregon State (Mar. 25), including pair of 3s, in NCAA Tournament
  • Tied career high with six assists against Georgia (Mar. 8) in first round of SEC Tournament
  • Buried clutch 3-pointer during Bulldogs’ second-half rally at Mississippi State (Feb. 6) then scored on baseline out-of-bounds play after lead was cut to one, finishing in double-figure points for second-straight game
  • Scored all of her nine points at #16/19 Vanderbilt (Jan. 26) in first half, including seven straight to help team stay in front while three other starters sat with foul trouble
  • Hit a 3-pointer early in second half at Auburn (Jan. 12) to give Gamecocks first lead of the game, added a free throw late in game to hold off Tigers’ late rally
  • Responded well to coming off the bench at Charlotte (Dec. 8), contributing in every category – 10 points, four assists, five rebounds, two steals in 32 minutes



Freshman Year (2012-13)
  • Played in all but two games (Kentucky, at Missouri)
  • Scored in double figures two times
  • Poured in 10 points as part of 12-4 run to close first half at Kentucky (Feb. 14), including a pair of 3s
  • Drove from the wing for a basket as part of Gamecocks’ 25-5 first-half surge that deflated Vanderbilt (Jan. 10) and was solid defensively to earn 20 minutes of playing time, the most by a Gamecock off the bench
  • Hit a huge second-half 3-pointer against #1/1 Stanford (Dec. 19) to pull within two points
  • Posted her first double-digit scoring game with 11 points against Savannah State (Nov. 15)
  • Pulled down 10 rebounds in her college debut against Elon (Nov. 9)



High School
  • Rated a four-star player by ESPN Hoopgurlz and the 33rd-best guard in the class of 2012
  • Named Gatorade South Carolina Player of the Year and South Carolina Miss Basketball in 2011-12
  • Landed on the all-state team all four seasons
  • Averaged 18.6 points, 4.5 assists and 4.0 steals as a senior (2011-12)
  • Helped team to two state championships, including a perfect 27-0 record her junior year (2010-11)
  • Played four seasons for Anne Long’s Spring Valley Vikings



Personal
  • Daughter of Theresa and Perry Dozier, has an older sister, Amelia, and a younger brother, Perry Jr.
  • Brother Perry Jr. is a freshman on the Gamecocks’ men’s team (2015-16)
  • Father and uncle, Terry Dozier, both played basketball at South Carolina with Terry going on to a career in the NBA and overseas
  • Majoring in accounting with a minor in sport and entertainment management



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