Willie Powers - 2011
2010-11 (Senior) - Redshirted due to injury sustained in individual workouts.
2009-10 (Junior) - Started 30 games, playing in all 32 ... Earned All-Southern Conference honors ... Led the Eagles and was sixth in the league with 14.7 points per game ... Scored a career-high 27 points against Valparaiso (11-27) ... Went 10-of-17 from the field, including 3-of-9 from three-point range, and made 4-of-4 free throws ... Reached double-figures scoring 27 times, including six games in which he scored at least 20 ... Dropped in 25 points against Chattanooga (1-6) and Davidson (1-23) ... Scored 23 points against Davidson (2-6), 21 against Furman (2-17) and 20 against Appalachian State (1-20) ... Recorded first two double-doubles in his career, scoring 12 points with a career-high 11 assists against Samford (2-22) and 14 points with 10 assists against Elon (2-25) ... Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds twice, against Arkansas-Fort Smith (11-28) and Appalachian State (1-20) ... Went 10-for-10 at the free-throw line against The Citadel (1-28)...Made 10-of-12 free throws against Western Carolina (1-9) ... Shot 43.0 percent from the field and 79.9 percent from the charity stripe for the season.
2008-09 (Sophomore) - Started in 11 games before season-ending knee injury in January of 2009 ... Average of 14.5 points per game led the Eagles and ranked in the "Top 10" of the Southern Conference statistics at that time ... Ranked fifth in the league dishing out 3.6 assists per game... Set career high with six assists at The Citadel to go along with 14 points ... Scored 17 points with five assists and tied career high with three steals vs. Chattanooga ... Tied season-high of five assists and added 12 points at Florida ... Set career highs in field goals (11) and attempts (17) while tying his personal best of 26 points vs. North Dakota State ... total of 11 field goals vs. North Dakota State was high team total for 2008-09 ... Scored 20 points, while shooting 6-for-12 from the field and 3-5 from 3-point land, against Austin Peay ... Led Eagles with 17 points at Duke and converted all seven free throw attempts ... Scored 10 of his 14 points in the first half vs. Houston.
2007-08 (Freshman) - Enjoyed outstanding rookie season ... Named to Southern Conference All-Freshman Team by the media and coaches ... Started 31 times and played in 32 games ... Second on the team in scoring (11.5 ppg), assists (84), 3-pointers (47) and minutes (30.0), and first in 3-point percentage (40.5) ... Began career by scoring in double-figures 10 times in first 11 games, including a career-high 26 points vs. Mercer (11/26) ... Led team in scoring seven times and had team-high assists five times... Ranked fourth among SoCon freshmen in scoring average ... Reached the 20-point mark twice: 26 vs. Mercer, 23 vs. Coll. of Charleston (1/10) ... Tallied team-high 17 points in near-upset of Florida (12/15) ... Averaged 12.8 ppg in non-conference contests, shooting 51.3% from the floor and 44.2% from 3-point range ... Hit a trey in first 11 games and 16 of first 17 outings ... Converted four from long-range vs. Mercer and at The Citadel (1/12).
HIGH SCHOOL - Attended P.K. Yonge High School... Three-time Area Player of the Year and All-State performer ... Averaged 23.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 4.8 apg and 3.0 spg in his senior season ... Led Blue Wave to state runner-up finish (2006-07), three district championships (2004-07) and two county crowns (2005-07) ... On state runner-up team as a freshman... Team was undefeated in District competition for three straight years ... Defended perfect home record for P.K. Yonge for two straight seasons ... Panama City Bay Christmas Tournament MVP, Arby's Classic (Tenn.) All-Tourney Team, Final Four All-Tourney Team ... Florida ESPN Radio Player of the Month ... Captained team as a junior and senior ... earned five varsity letters in basketball ... Played for coach Mark Griseck ... Member of 17-and-under Florida Elite USSSA state championship team and 16-and-under AAU state champion Jacksonville Lee Bulls.
PERSONAL - Full name is Willie Fred Powers III ... Born Feb. 20, 1989 in Tallahassee, Fla. ... Son of Willie II and Patricia Powers ... Father played baseball at Florida A&M ... Oldest of three children and has two sisters, Patrice and Andrea ... has a daughter, Taylor, born November 5, 2008 ... Majoring in Sport Management.