12 Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns
Name
Position
Forward
Class
FR
Hometown (Last School)
Piscataway, N.J. (St. Joseph)
Ht
6'11
Wt
250
Seasons
2014-15
Birthday
November 15, 1995

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Claimed the 2014 Gatordate National Player of the Year honor … A three time first-team All-State selection … Led St. Joseph to the 30-2 record and a title at the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions … Averaged 20.9 points, 13.4 rebounds and 6.2 blocks per game as a senior … He shot 66.1 percent from the field and 82.2 percent from the free throw line as a senior … He also hit 127 3-pointers over his final three high school seasons … Owned a 3.96 high school grade point average … Advanced to the Final Four in the Tournament of Champions in each of his final three seasons … A member of the Dominican National Team … Appeared in both the McDonald’s All-America and Jordan Brand Classic games … Scored six points and added five rebounds in the McDonald’s game, while pouring in nine points, hauling in seven boards and adding three assists in the Jordan game … Is the No. 4 overall player in the 2014 class per Scout while ranking second at his position … Rivals rates him at No. 5 and second at his position, while lists him at No. 9 overall and third at his position.

PERSONAL: Son of Jacqueline Cruz and Karl Towns … Born on Nov. 15, 1995 … Chose over Florida, Kansas, Rutgers and Duke … Father played basketball at Monmouth.