13 Sam Malone

Sam Malone
Name
Sam Malone
Position
Guard
Class
SR
Hometown (Last School)
Scituate, Mass. (Scituate)
Ht
5'11
Wt
185
Seasons
2011-12, 2014-15, 2012-13, 2013-14
Birthday
December 6, 1991

 

  • Three-time All-SEC Academic team member
  • 69 Academic award

2013-14 (JUNIOR): Earned All-SEC Academic team honors for the third consecutive year … Claimed the 69 Award for the top GPA at the Final Four … Saw his first action of the season in an SEC Tournament win over LSU … Scored on a drive in one minute of action in the win over Transylvania.

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in three games in his sophomore season … Hauled in a career-high two rebounds in a win over Eastern Michigan … Grabbed a rebound in three minutes against Mississippi State … Posted two minutes against Eastern Michigan, grabbing two rebounds … Tallied first minute of the regular season against Portland … Logged two minutes in exhibition against Northwood … Saw three minutes of action against Transy, scoring a bucket only his only shot.

2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Suffered a torn ACL in the Chattanooga game and missed the remainder of the season after playing in six games prior to the injury … Saw action for three minutes in a win over Chattanooga … Registered an assist in UK’s victory over St. John’s … Appeared in UK’s win over Portland … Scored on a fast-break lay-up and pulled down a pair of rebounds in a win over Radford … Played in a career-high four minutes in a win over Penn State … Poured in four points in UK’s season-opening victory over Marist … Saw action in both of UK’s exhibition games … Played seven minutes, scoring two points, pulling down one rebound and swatting one shot in the win over Morehouse.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 14.0 points, 9.0 assists and 4.0 steals as a senior at Scituate HS … Named a 2011 League All-Star … Helped lead The Tilton School (N.H.) to a 2009 National Prep title … 2008 state finalist with Tilton High School.

PERSONAL: Son of Joe and Linda Malone … Has two brothers, Joe Jr. and Charlie and a sister, Carolyn.