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April 13, 2017
New York City

Whitney Knight

College/Country: Florida Gulf Coast
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3
Birthdate: 1/9/1993
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, NC
High School: R.J. Reynolds
(Image courtesy of FGCU)

Finished FGCU career with back-to-back honors as Atlantic Sun Conf. Player of Year and three straight All-A-Sun First Team selections. All-America Hon.Mention (AP) as senior. Set A-Sun and FGCU career blocks record. 2015-16: Entered season referenced by espnW’s Graham Hays as one of five players you should go out of your way to watch. Missed first 8 games (fractured foot) but still earned Conf. POY and unanimous All-Conf. First Team acclaim after leading A-Sun in blocks and steals per game.  2014-15: A-Sun Conf. POY; First Team All-Conf., conf. tournament MVP. Nation’s only player to lead a conf.in blocks and 3PFGM. Also led conf. in points, 3PFGM, 3PFG%; paced Eagles in nearly every statistical category. Had 10 rebs, 19 pts in NCAA Trnmnt win over Okla. St.  2013-14: All-A-Sun First-Team; Eagles MVP and Def. POY. Set school season mark for blocks and became program’s career blocks leader in just second active season. Led conf. in made 3s. 2012-13: Sat out after incurring ACL injury in preseason.  2011-12: A-Sun All-Freshman Team; paced teams (No. 2 in conf.) in blocks per game. MISC: Deals with effects of asthma. Chose FGCU over Duke, North Carolina, WVU, and others.

Career Statistics

ppg
12.0
stl
1.6
reb
5.4
blk
2.5
ast
1.8
fg%
40%