2004, 2017 NCAA ELITE EIGHT | 9 SSC TITLES | 5 SSC TOURNAMENT TITLES | 13 NCAA POSTSEASON APPEARANCES
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31 Sam Philpott

2015-16: Made an appearance in all 30 games for the Tars, averaging 21.1 minutes per game…Averaged 13.1 points per game, shooting .627 (133-212) from the field and .341 (14-41) from beyond the arc…Knocked down 113-144 free throws (.785), good for 10th in free throw percentage in the Sunshine State Conference…Scored in double digits in 23 different games throughout the season, including the final 14 games of the year…Achieved a career-high of 21 points two times on the season in the wins against Florida Southern (Jan. 20) and Eckerd (Feb. 3)…Recorded double-doubles (20 points and 10 rebounds) in wins against Barry (Feb. 17) and Palm Beach Atlantic (Feb. 27)…Totaled 15 steals and four blocks on the season… Member of both the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll and the Rollins Athletic Director’s Honor Roll…Named to the NABC Honors Court.

2014-15: Played in 19 games in his first season after a redshirt 2013-14 year…averaged 7.9 minutes a night…averaged 2.7 points and 1.3 rebounds… Had a season total of 8 assists, seven steals, and two blocks… Shot 43.6 percent (17-39) from the field… Scored his first collegiate bucket against Clark Atlanta (Nov. 14) in the season opener, going 1-3 from the field…netted a career high of 10 points against Florida Memorial (Jan. 3) in 12 minutes, while also grabbing three rebounds, two steals and one assists; shot 4-5 (80 percent) from the field and knocked down his only attempt from beyond the arc on the night.

2013-14: Redshirt, spent season practicing with team.

High School: four-year letterwinner at Noblesville High School in Noblesville. Indiana….as a junior was named an Indiana All-Star…Named MVP of 4A/3A All-Star Game…named Academic All-State First Team…Averaged 17.2 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.9 assists a game as a junior…Posted averages of 16 points, eight rebounds and 3.5 assist a game his senior year…posted 4.0 GPA.

Personal: Born 5/17/94…son of Karna Cheir and Dan Philpott…mother played basketball at Indiana University…brother of Joe, James, Ally and Carly…majoring in Business Management.

Position: Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Noblesville, Ind.
High School: Noblesville HS
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