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A tough, athletic and physical wing player who began his career at Vanderbilt under Kevin Stallings ... has established himself as a team leader on and off the court ... High-level athlete that can play multiple positions on the floor ... skill set fits nicely with Stallings’ up-tempo style, motion office and aggressive defensive approach ... Experience under Stallings has been invaluable in reshaping the culture and style of the program ... Averaging 6.4 points and 3.6 rebounds per game over 64 career games (13 starts) at Pitt ... shot 51.1 percent (162-of-317) from the field for the Panthers ... posted 5.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game in his freshman season at Vanderbilt ... Excellent in transition where his true athleticism is on display ... one of the top run and jump athletes in the ACC ... highlight-reel dunks often send the Oakland Zoo into a frenzy and ignite the team ... An effective rebounder on both ends of the floor ... has the instincts to get to rebounds outside of his area ... averaged 10.3 rebounds per 40 minutes played last season ... A highly competitive team player who hates to lose ... willing to do the dirty work to make a team better ... Has worked hard to become an effective shooter from behind the three-point arc ... possesses a nice midrange game with the ability to elevate and finish in traffic ... shot a career-best 39.1 percent from three-point range under Stallings at Vanderbilt ... Has the ability to excel the defensive end of the floor where his length, quickness and shot blocking are his greatest assets ... has the potential to be one of the most versatile defenders in the ACC ... A native of Beaver Falls, Pa. which is 33 miles from the Pitt campus ... comes from a well-known basketball-rich family ... One of four players on the roster from the Pittsburgh area.
2015-16: Finished fifth in ACC Sixth Man of the Year voting after averaging 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds in 18.6 minutes per game ... played in 32 contests, making four starts ... Was effecient from the field shooting 53.3 percent (104-of-195), including 57.6 percent (99-of-172) from inside the three-point arc ... also shot 83.3 percent (45-of-54) from three-point range ... Scored in double figures 12 times, including one 20+ point game ... recorded a career-best five straight games with 10 or more points scored from Dec. 23 through Jan. 9 ... Grabbed five or more rebounds 16 times with one double-figure effort on the glass ... Led the team with 24 blocked shots ... second on the team in steals (21) and dunks (19) ... Had nine points and five rebounds in the NCAA Tournament against Wisconsin, 3/18 ... Went 5-of-6 from the field and 2-of-2 from the foul line en route to a 13-point effort in the ACC Tournament against No. 7 North Carolina, 3/10 ... also had three rebounds and a blocked shot ... Posted 12 points, seven rebounds and three steals at Georgia Tech, 3/5 ... Had 11 points and six rebounds in a win over No. 15 Duke, 2/28 ... Scored a career-high 23 points while going 9-of-13 from the field and 5-of-6 from the foul line in a home win against Virginia Tech, 1/31 ... added seven rebounds, including four offensive boards, in his first start of the season ... Went 6-of-10 from the field and 6-of-6 from the foul line en route to an 18-point effort in a road win over Notre Dame, 1/9 ... Had 10 points and six rebounds versus Georgia Tech, 1/6 ... Scored 13 points and added six rebounds and two blocks against Maryland Eastern Shore, 1/2 ... went 6-of-8 from the field in the win ... Had 11 points and nine rebounds in a win over Syracuse, 12/30 ... Went 6-of-8 from the floor in a 12-point, six-rebound effort versus Western Carolina, 12/23 ... Posted eight points, eight rebounds and three blocks in 16 minutes against Davidson at Madison Square Garden, 12/20 ... Registered nine points, six rebounds and two steals in 17 minutes versus Eastern Washington, 12/11 ... Had 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting to go along with eight rebounds in a win over Duquesne, 12/4 ... Delivered 10 points, four rebounds and a block against Detroit, 11/20 ... Opened the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double in a win over Saint Joseph’s College, 11/17.
2014-15: Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Saw action in 32 games with nine starts ... Averaged 4.7 points and 2.5 rebounds while shooting 47.5 percent (58-of-122) from the field, including 37.0 percent (10-of-27) from three-point range ... Also recorded 10 blocks and 11 steals while playing 14.3 minutes per game ... Averaged 7.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game while starting nine of the final 10 games of the year ... Scored in double-figures three times in that stretch with a career-high 22 points against North Carolina, 2/14 ... Had five double-figure scoring games and seven games with five or more rebounds ... Posted 11 points, two rebounds and two assists against Miami, 3/4 ... Went 4-of-7 from the field, including a career-best 3-of-5 from three-point range ... Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds, including four offensive boards, at Wake Forest, 3/1 ... Scored nine points in a home win over Boston College, 2/24 ... Collected 10 points and six rebounds against No. 2 Virginia, 2/16 ... Registered a career-best 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting in a home win over No. 12 North Carolina, 2/14 ... Also had four rebounds and knocked down a pair of three-pointers against the Tar Heels ... Scored 18 points and grabbed five offensive rebounds against Syracuse, 2/7, while going 7-of-9 from the field and added an assist and a block in the win ... Had six points and four rebounds in nine minutes of action at Virginia Tech, 1/27 ... Recorded 11 points, eight rebounds and a steal in 30 minutes of action at Boston College, 1/6, where he went 4-of-7 from the field and 3-of-4 from the foul line in the overtime win ... Had five points and five rebounds vs. No. 15 San Diego State, 11/25 ... Was 4-of-7 from the field for eight points against Hawaii, 11/21 ... Finished with eight points, five rebounds and two blocks in a win over Samford, 11/16, where he went 3-of-3 from the field and 2-of-4 from the foul line ... Opened his Pitt career with seven points, three rebounds and a steal against Niagara, 11/14.
2013-14: Attended classes at Polk State Junior College in Winter Haven, Fla. Did not compete on the baskeball team, which is coached by Matt Furjanic.
2012-13: (Vanderbilt) Played his freshman season at Vanderbilt ... Played in all 33 games and started seven contests ... Averaged 5.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game, shot 47.1 percent (64-of-136) from the floor and 39.1 percent (25-of-64) from three-point range ... Posted 6.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 19.4 minutes per game in 18 SEC regular season games ... Reached double figure scoring in six games ... Scored a season-high 14 points against both William & Mary, 1/2 and Georgia, 2/27 ... Scored 11 points and grabbed a season-high nine rebounds at Mississippi State, 2/23 ... Converted a season-high three three-pointers and totaled 13 points vs. Arkansas, 2/9 ... Finished with 10 points at Auburn, 1/23 ... In first career start, scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds in a season-high 32 minutes vs. Ole Miss, 1/15 ... Shot a season-best 6-of-7 from the floor against William & Mary, 1/2.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Beaver Falls High School in Beaver Falls, Pa. where he played for head coach Doug Biega ... Two-time first team all-state selection ... Named the WPIAL, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Player of the Year and Beaver County Times Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Concluded his four-year varsity career with 1,489 career points as a three-year starter ... Averaged 21.8 points, 12 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals while guiding Beaver Falls to a 28-3 overall record and 12-1 conference record as a senior ... Guided the Tigers to the Class 2A WPIAL title and a berth in the Class 2A PIAA state championship game against Imhotep Charter ... Scored 22 points with 11 rebounds in a 56-54 overtime loss to Imhotep in the title game ... Scored a career-high 40 points with 15 rebounds in a state playoff victory over Greensburg Central Catholic ... As a junior, was a member of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous Five and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific Ten ... Averaged 23.0 points, 9.8 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game as a junior ... Registered 19.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a sophomore ... Rated the nation's No. 87 player by ESPN.com ... Ranked the nation's No. 86 recruit by 24/7sports ... Ranked the nation's No. 150 overall player by Rivals.com.
PERSONAL: Born Sheldon Davon Theodore Jeter on July 24, 1994 ... Son of Carliss Jeter and Laurie Odum ... Has five brothers, Carliss (27), Kyle (25), Greg (24), Marcus (19) and Donovan (15), and one sister, Ainya (13) ... Father Carliss played basketball for Beaver Falls and led the Tigers to the WPIAL championship in 1980 ... Father serves as an assistant coach at Beaver Falls and has helped guide the program to three state titles and five state title appearances ... he also played college basketball at UT-Chattanooga ... Wore No. 34 in high school because his father, uncle, younger brother and cousin all wore the same number when they played ... Advice to youngsters is "never change who you are to please other people's insecurities" ... Was recruited out of high school by Penn State, Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Wisconsin and Pitt ... Chose Pitt over Cincinnati, Florida State, Georgetown, Ohio State, Purdue and VCU after electing to transfer from Vanderbilt ... Chose Pitt because he felt like he "fit in" and is "closer to home" ... Majors in administration of justice.
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