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#4 Position: Guard Year: R-Senior Height: 6-7
Date of Birth: May 9, 1991 Hometown: Madisonville, KY
Drained a 3-pointer on his first shot attempt while also notching a steal in 15 minutes of action in the SEC Tournament … Logged his first blocked shot of the season in five minutes of action in win over Florida … Recorded four points and three rebounds in seven minutes at Georgia … Tied career-high with four rebounds at Arkansas … Posted five points, three rebounds, an assist and a steal in 16 minutes against Mississippi State … Totaled four points and three rebounds in game at Tennessee … Hit his only shot attempt in two minutes against South Carolina … Grabbed season-high three rebounds and dished out an assist in eight minutes at Ole Miss … Nailed a 3 and grabbed a rebound in nine minutes against Lipscomb … Hit a pair of 3s late in the game vs. Samford for a season-high six points … Hit his only shot attempt in four minutes against Notre Dame … Hit his first 3-pointer since Dec. 28, 2010 as he finished with three points, two steals and one rebound in seven minutes against LIU Brooklyn … Played a season-best 11 minutes against Lafayette, grabbing two rebounds and tallied two steals … Saw one minute of action against Duke, his first since injuring his knee at the beginning of the 2011-12 season … On track to graduate in May.
Suffered a torn ACL in summer workouts and missed the season.
Played in 33 of 38 games, averaging 0.8 points and 0.7 rebounds … Grabbed a rebound and a steal vs. Ole Miss in the SEC Tournament … Hit his only shot attempt at Florida, a jumper as time expired in the first half, which brought UK within two … Had a career-day against LSU by playing a career-high 20 minutes, pulling down a career-high four rebounds, dishing out a career-high three assists, and scoring two points to go with one steal … Had two rebounds in six minutes of action against Auburn … Had one rebound in four minutes against Georgia … Was a perfect 1-for-1 from the field against Penn with two points and one rebound … Totaled career-highs with seven points and one block in 14 minutes vs. Coppin State … Logged nine minutes against Winthrop … Played two minutes against both MVSU and Indiana … Played four minutes against Notre Dame and connected on his only 3-point field goal attempt … Played two minutes on the road against North Carolina … Scored two points against Boston in nine minutes of action … His two points against Boston came from a dunk, the first of his career … Logged 10 minutes vs. UConn at the EA Sports Maui Invitational, making his first 3-pointer of the season … Grabbed two key late rebounds in only three minutes vs. Oklahoma … Pulled down three rebounds against Portland to tie a career high … Played a career-high 12 minutes and attempted a career-high four free throws … Scored two points and pulled down one rebound in six minutes of action against East Tennessee State … Scored 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor and 4-of-6 shooting beyond the arc in the exhibition against Dillard.
Played in 17 games, averaging 1.2 points … Totaled two points and a season-high three rebounds in UK’s Second Round win over Wake Forest in New Orleans … Grabbed two rebounds and made 2-of-2 free throws vs. ETSU at the NCAA Tournament … Made 2-of-2 free throws and grabbed one rebound vs. Tennessee at the SEC Tournament … Scored three points in three minutes at LSU … Earned his first minutes in SEC play, nailing a three-pointer vs. Arkansas … Totaled a season-high five points and two rebounds in the win over Drexel … Nailed his first three-pointer and had two assists vs. Cleveland State in Cancun … Earned a career-high 10 minutes in the win vs. Rider … Totaled one rebound and one assist in eight minutes vs. Sam Houston State … Scored seven points with four rebounds in UK’s second exhibition win over Clarion
Averaged 29.4 points, 12.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.1 blocked shots per game his senior season … Posted 18 double-doubles in 22 games as a senior…Named 2009
Kentucky Mr. Basketball … 2009 Gatorade Kentucky Player of the Year … Participated in the 2009 Wazoo Sports Derby Festival Basketball Classic, where he scored 13 points … Ranked the 40th best recruit by Rivals.com.
Born on May 9, 1991 … Son of Brian and Kelly Hood … Chose Kentucky over Ole Miss, Tennessee and Georgia.