23 - Bobby Davis
|High School:||Silver Bluff|
Had a tremendous season last year for Upstate... was used primarily as a role player prior to transferring to Upstate from Hutchinson College, but was asked to take a lead role with the Spartans... responded with a standout season... is expected to nail down a starting position either at power forward or even at center in a small starting lineup... a strong player with his back to the basket... can also hit the mid-range jumper and drift out beyond the arc... will be expected to be a key leader on the team. 2007-08: Played in and started all 30 games for the Spartans... ranked second on the team in averaging 9.8 points per game... was second on the Spartans in scoring in conference play at 10.9 ppg... led the Spartans with 7.5 rebounds per outing... led Upstate with 70 offensive rebounds... the only Spartan to grab over 100 defensive rebounds with 156... hit 45 percent of his shots from the field... raised that percentage to 49.3 percent in A-Sun games... dished out 49 assists on the year... ranked second on the team with 11 blocked shots... third on the team with 34 steals... the Spartans' leading scorer in six games... led the team in rebounding on 21 occasions... reached double-figure scoring totals in 15 games... grabbed double digit rebounds in seven games... posted 13 points in his first Upstate game at Utah (Nov. 9)... had his first double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds against IUPUI in the BP Top of the World Classic (Nov. 17)... had 10 points and six rebounds in the monumental win at SMU (Dec. 18)... had a tremendous tournament at the State Farm Sun Bowl Tournament in El Paso, Texas... had 11 points and a career-high 13 rebounds in the near upset of UTEP (Dec. 21)... had 13 points and six boards against Buffalo (Dec. 22)... narrowly missed a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds at Duquesne (Dec. 30)... had a double-double in Upstate's first A-Sun game, finishing with 10 points and five boards at ETSU (Jan. 5)... had 13 points and nine rebounds in the Spartans' first A-Sun win against Gardner-Webb (Jan. 10)... posted 14 points against Campbell (Jan. 12)... posted a career-high 24 points to go with 11 rebounds in the win over Kennesaw State (Feb. 1)... totaled eight points and 11 rebounds in the win over Mercer (Feb. 3)... had 20 points, six rebounds and three steals at Stetson (Feb. 8)... scored eight points and grabbed 11 boards against Lipscomb (Feb. 14)... had 12 points, nine rebounds and four assists against ETSU (March 1). Hutchinson CC: Played for Hutchinson from 2005-07... had a career average of 8.9 points and 7.8 rebounds per game during his stint in Kansas... averaged 6.6 points and 7.0 rebounds per game as a freshman... improved his season averages as a sophomore... averaged 9.8 points and 9.0 rebounds per game... led the team in blocked shots as a freshman... ranked third on the team in scoring, second in steals, and led the squad in rebounds as a sophomore. High School: Lettered four times in basketball at Silver Bluff High School... averaged 16.8 points and 10.0 rebounds per game for his career... averaged 18.5 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game as a senior... put in 13.5 points and 12.0 rebounds per outing as a junior... named team's Most Valuable Player... named the team's Best Offensive Player as a junior and senior... named the conference Player of the Year as a senior... a two-time All-Region selection... led Silver Bluff to the 2003 state championship... played on four straight region champion teams. Personal: Born on Aug. 8, 1987 in Queens, N.Y... son of Bobby, Sr., and Terry Davis... has a sister, Lakeisha... a business management major... has a newborn son... wants to push himself to succeed to give his son a positive role model to look up to... hobbies include sports and listening to music... his favorite foods are his mom's fried chicken, Chinese and pizza... favorite movies are "New Jack City" and "All About the Benjamins"... likes to watch "Law & Order" and "Martin" on TV... favorite actors are Jamie Foxx and Katt Williams... likes to listen to Gucci Mane and Lil Wayne... favorite season is summer... admires his father and son the most.