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Keon Clergeot

  • Player
  • Seasons: 2017-18 (transfer), 2018-19, 2019-20
  • Number: 4 (wore 20 in 2017-18 and 2018-19)
  • Position: G
  • Height: 6' 1“
  • Weight: 187
  • Hometown: Winter Haven, FL
  • High School: Auburndale HS
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: Memphis
  • Transfer To: Southeastern Louisiana
  • Birthday: November 23, 19961)

At UMass

  • Opted to transfer to UMass in May 2017, after one year at Memphis. Said UMass coach Matt McCall had been recruiting him since he was in 9th grade, when McCall got the job at UT-Chattanooga.2)

2019-20 Redshirt Junior year

Roster photo 2019-20

  • Appeared in 30 of 31 games, started 16, including the first 7.
  • Averaged 21.9 minutes per game and 5.0 points. Scored in double figures in two games.
  • Shots per game went down from previous season, from 5.7 to 4.4.
  • Shooting percentage inside the arc was consistent, but from 3 it declined from .383 in 2018-19 to just .280 this season.
  • Chipped in 6 points, 4 boards, 4 assists, and 2 steals in the win over Northeastern (11/12).
  • Scored a season-high 20 points in the romp over Central CT (11/16). Shot 7-8 from the floor, 2-3 from 3, and 4-4 from the stripe.
  • Shot 3-5 from 3 and scored 11 total points versus St. John's (11/24).
  • Lost the starting role for the Rutgers game (11/29) with the emergence of TJ Weeks as the team's leading scorer.
  • Tallied 7 points and 4 assists versus South Carolina (12/4).
  • Scored 8 points and rebounded 4 versus Yale (12/11). Played a season-high 35 minutes in the overtime game.
  • Got his starting role back for the Maine game (12/20). Responded by dishing a season-high 7 assists, and also added 4 points and 3 rebounds.
  • Scored 9 points and rebounded 5 at Akron (12/30).
  • Six points, 4 rebounds, and 3 steals at Saint Louis (1/5).
  • Nine points and 2 rebounds in 30 minutes in the win over La Salle (1/8).
  • Eight points at Dayton (1/11).
  • Five points and 3 assists at George Mason (1/22).
  • Came off the bench starting with the Duquesne game (1/25) as Preston Santos won the starting job. Scored 6 points and rebounded 3 versus the Dukes.
  • Played only 8 minutes versus Saint Joe's (1/29) and did not travel for the Davidson game (2/1) due to illness.
  • Logged 23 minutes at Rhode Island, tallying 6 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 steals.
  • Went scoreless over a 3-game stretch (George Mason 2/9 thru Saint Louis 2/18), averaging just 8 minutes per game.
  • Scored 6 points in the VCU (2/26) and Richmond (2/29) games.
  • Tallied 8 points and 5 rebounds in the win at La Salle (3/4).

2018-19 Redshirt Sophomore year

  • Appeared in all 32 games, started in 17.
  • Averaged 22.3 minutes per game and 7.5 points.
  • Scored 7 points and added five boards in opener against UMass Lowell (11/6).
  • Scored 12 points versus #6 Nevada (11/23).
  • Scored 12 points in 19 minutes at Temple (12/12), shooting 5-7 from the floor plus 2 free throws.
  • Tallied 11 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, and a block against Fairleigh Dickinson (12/21).
  • Notched 13 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and a steal versus La Salle (1/5).
  • Ten points and 3 rebounds at Dayton (1/13).
  • Eleven points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, and a steal at Saint Joe's (2/2).
  • Back-to-back 12 point games versus Davidson (2/9) and at George Mason (2/13). Also added 5 rebounds versus Davidson.
  • Dished out a career-high 7 assists in win over Saint Joseph’s (2/23).
  • Scored a then career-high 16 points on 4-of-8 from three at Rhode Island (3/9).
  • Bested his last outing, setting a new career-high with 25 points in the A-10 Tournament against George Washington (3/13) on 5-of-10 from deep. Played 43 of the overtime game's 45 minutes.

2017-18 Sophomore year

Roster photo 2017-18

  • Sat out the season per NCAA transfer rules

Statistics

SeasonGGSMPMPGFGFGAFG%2P2PA2P%3P3PA3P%FTFTAFT%PTSPPGORBDRBTRBRPGASTSTLBLKTOVPFFO
2016-17 Mem2622579.92774.3651432.4381342.3103140.775983.8921301.2105018270
2018-19 UM321771222.375181.41444100.4403181.3835975.7872407.5951601.95916239632
2019-20 UM301665621.947133.3532658.4482175.2803650.7201515.01047571.94623041562
UM Total6233136822.1122314.38970158.44352156.33395125.7603916.319981171.9105392801194
NCAA Ttl8835162518.5149388.38484190.44265198.328126165.7644895.6281191471.7115442981464

Career Highs

with Memphiswith UMass
Points23 - vs Incarnate Word (12/21/16)25 - vs George Washington (3/13/19)
Field Goals6 - vs Incarnate Word (12/21/16)8 - vs George Washington (3/13/19)
Field Goals Att.9 - at Southern Methodist (3/4/17)18 - vs George Washington (3/13/19)
3-pt FGs4 - vs Incarnate Word (12/21/16)5 - vs George Washington (3/13/19)
3-pt FGAs6 - at Southern Methodist (3/4/17)10 - vs George Washington (3/13/19)
Free Throws7 - vs Incarnate Word (12/21/16)6 - at Saint Joseph's (2/2/19)
Free Throw Att.7 - vs Incarnate Word (12/21/16)7 - at Akron (12/30/19)
Rebounds4 - four times, last at Southern Methodist (3/4/17)5 - four times, last at Akron (12/30/19)
Assists2 - vs South Carolina (12/30/16)7 - twice, last vs Maine (12/20/19)
Blocks01 - twice
Steals1 - five times3 - twice, last at Saint Louis (1/5/20)
Minutes22 - at Central Florida (2/4/17)43 - vs George Washington (3/13/19)

Career highs from RealGM.com

Post-UMass

Southeastern Louisiana

Pre-UMass

Memphis

  • Left the Tigers after the 2016-17 season, in a wave of transfers exiting Memphis4)
  • Originally signed an NLI with Texas Tech to play for Coach Tubby Smith5), but received his release and followed Smith to Memphis in the 2016 off-season.6)

2016-17 Freshman year

Roster photo 2016-17

  • Appeared in 26 games during his true-freshman season, during which he produced 3.8 points and 1.2 rebounds per game
  • Hit 36.5 percent of his field goals (27-74), including 31.0 percent of his 3-pointers (13-42)
  • Showed a steady hand at the foul line with a 77.5 percent conversion rate (31-40)
  • Posted a season-high 23 points (6-7 FG, 4-4 3FG, 7-7 FT) against Incarnate Word
  • Totaled three games scoring in double figures during his first collegiate season

Statistics

Total 3-Pointers Rebounds
SeasonGPGSMinAvgFGFGA%FGFGA%FTFTA%OffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStPtsAvg
2016-17 Mem2602579.92774.3651342.3103140.775921301.2270101805983.8
Career2602579.92774.3651342.3103140.775921301.2270101805983.8

Career highs from RealGM.com

High School

  • A 3-star recruit according to 247Sports
  • Also drew offers from Bowling Green, Chattanooga, Cleveland State, Duquesne, Hofstra, Jacksonville, Louisiana Tech, Stephen F. Austin, Texas Tech, Towson and VCU, among others
  • Was named Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) Class 6A First Team All-State after averaging 26.5 points per game, leading the Polk County in the process
  • He also dished out six assists and pulled down eight rebounds per game
  • He finished fourth in the Class 6A Player of the Year, helping lead Auburndale High School to a 16-9 overall record, including a 5-3 mark within District 6
  • As a junior he averaged 26.8 points, 7.9 assists, and 6.5 rebounds per game
clergeot_keon.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/29 15:07 by mikeuma