Seventh Woods

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Seventh Woods
No. 0 – North Carolina Tar Heels
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
LeagueAtlantic Coast Conference
Personal information
Born (1998-08-07) August 7, 1998 (age 20)
Columbia, South Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolHammond School
(Columbia, South Carolina)
CollegeNorth Carolina (2016–present)
Career highlights and awards

Seventh Day’Vonte Woods (born August 7, 1998) is an American College basketball player who plays for the University of North Carolina in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Seventh went to Hammond School in Columbia, South Carolina.

Early life[edit]

Woods was born on August 7, 1998 in Columbia, South Carolina. Woods is the youngest of four brothers and started playing basketball when he was four years old[1].

High school career[edit]

Seventh Woods started playing varsity basketball when he was only 14 years old in 8th grade. As an 8th grader he averaged 14.6 points per game. As a freshman, Woods gained a starting position on the varsity team and along with it, he averaged 19.3 points per game. As a freshman, Woods also earned the Hammond basketball player of the year and aided his team to a 22-5 record and the SCISAClass AAA championship game. His sophomore season, he averaged 20 points per game, while also averaging 4 steals, 3.8 assists, and 3.6 rebounds and earned the South Carolina boys basketball player of the year and was selected for the U16 USA National Team. His team went 5-0 and won the U16 Championship[2] As a Junior in 2014-15, Woods averaged 16.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and 3.6 steals per game while leading Hammond to a State Championship in 2015.[3] After the conclusion of his junior season, Woods joined his AAU team, Carolina Wolves on the Under Armour Association Circuit. Woods averaged 16.9 Points per game and 3.5 Assist per game on the Under Armour Association Circuit. Woods also played in the Elite 24 Invitational game in Brooklyn, New York in the summer of 2015. As a senior in 2015-16, he averaged 18.9 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, 5.0 assist per game and 3.5 steals per game. As of now, Woods was a 4 star recruit according to ESPN and is the #54 prospect in the nation and the #14 in the point guard position in the Class of 2016. Woods gained notable fame from his Hoop Mixtape, "Seventh Woods Is The BEST 14 Year Old In The Country! CRAZY Athlete", which became the most viewed Hoop Mixtape on YouTube with over 15 million views.[4]

College career[edit]

Freshman season (2016-17)[edit]

As a freshman Woods played in all 40 games tying a school record. He averaged nearly 8 minutes per game mainly in relief to the starting point guard Joel Berry. He had his best game of the season against Duke where he scored 4 points and lead the team with 4 assists. [1]

Sophomore Season (2017-18)[edit]

Woods was limited by a stress fracture in his foot, he missed 17 games due to the injury. Before his injury he tied his career high in scoring with 9 points in the season opener against Northern Iowa.[2]

Junior Season (2018-19)[edit]

During the off season Woods was in a competition for the starting point guard role with Coby White but did not get the job. So far this season Seventh has gotten 1 start against UNCW when Coby White was out with a ankle injury. He also had the best game of his College career when UNC got a signature win over Gonzaga who at the time was ranked fourth in the country. He set a new career high in scoring with 14 points.

Awards[edit]

  • 2013 MaxPreps Freshman All-American first team.
  • Competed for the North in the 2013 South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) North-South Class AAA All-Star Game.
  • 2013 SCISA Region I MVP.
  • 2012 and 2013 SCISA All-AAA Region I.
  • 2013 HSSR Class AAA Player of the Year.
  • 2012 High School Sports Report (HSSR) Rookie of the Year.[1]
  • Best performance was his 49 point, 5 rebound, and 10 assist game.

Recruiting[edit]

Woods was heavily recruited by both North Carolina and South Carolina. Woods signed with North Carolina on November 11, 2014 and started playing there on their championship bound 2016-2017 season.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Seventh Woods". NBA.com. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
  2. ^ "Hammond School (Columbia, S.C.) star PG Seventh Woods is a human highlight reel". USA Today High School Sports. 2016-02-18. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
  3. ^ "Seventh Woods' High School Basketball Stats". MaxPreps.com. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
  4. ^ "Hoopmixtape Most Viewed Videos". VidStatsX. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  5. ^ "Seventh Woods - Basketball Recruiting - Player Profiles - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2016-05-06.

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