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Spencer Dinwiddie
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Spencer Dinwiddie 760962
Position: Guard
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Woodland Hills, Calif.
High School: Taft HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Career: Scoring average is 13.0 points per game • Also averaging 3.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.1 steals • Started all 86 games of his career • Became the 30th player in school history to reach the 1,000-point plateau (1,115 points) • Made 33-straight free throws (Feb. 7-21, 2013; 5 games) - fourth longest in school history • Ranks among a number of all-time categories in school history: No. 3 in free throw percentage (.830) • No. 4 in 3-point field goal percentage (.386) • No. 5 in FT made (420) • No. 7 in FT attempts (506) • Tied for No. 11 in starts (86) • No. 18 in minutes (2,590) • No. 20 in steals (97) • No. 21 in assists (227) • No. 24 in scoring (1,115 points) • Set a school record performing the perfect game scoring the most points (24 pts.) ever by a Buffalo without missing a shot (6-of-6 FG, 4-of-4 3 pt., 8-of-8 FT) at Oregon State on Feb. 10, 2013 • 11 games over 20 points (CU went 8-3 in those games).

2013-2014 (junior): Missed the last 18 games of season with ACL injury (at Washington, Jan. 12, 2014) • At the time of the injury, CU was 14-2 and a No. 15 national ranking • Was the CU team leader after 16 games in scoring (14.7 ppg.), assists (3.1), steals (1.5) • Named to three preseason Top-50 Watch Lists: Cousy, Naismith, Wooden • Scored over 20 points in three games - all wins • Scored 28 points with 8-of-14 shooting and an 11-of-11 free throw effort in 67-62 win at Colorado State (Dec. 3) • Also recorded 24 points with 14-of-15 from the charity stripe in home win against Santa Barbara (Nov. 21) and 23 points (10-of-11 FT line) in home win over No. 10/9 Oregon • Tied a career-high with seven assists in wins over Oregon, Kansas (Dec. 7) and Elon (Dec. 13) • Scored double-digits 13 of 17 games during junior year • Led the Buffaloes in assists 11 times (twice shared); steals 8 times (6 shared); scoring 6 times (one shared); blocked shots three times (one shared).

Summer of 2013: One of 12 collegiate student-athletes named to the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s World University Games Team in Kazen, Russia • Team USA finished third in Group C missing out on the medal round and finished in ninth place overall • USA won six games tying for third overall with the most victories in the 24-country field • Dinwiddie was the lone Pac-12 Conference player on the roster • One of three players on Team USA to start all eight games • Averaged 7.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per game • Led Team USA with 44 assists (5.5 apg) and with 12 steals (1.5 spg) • Made 50 percent of shots (25-of-50) • Five games with at least six assists (three games with eight; seven and six assists, respectively in the others).

2012-2013 (sophomore): A key contributor helping the Buffaloes to their second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, a school-first in back-to-back years since 1961-62 & 1962-63 (50 years) • Started every game (33) • First in scoring (15.3 ppg.); assists (99, 3.0), free throw percentage (82.5%) • Led CU in scoring 15 times; assists: 20 times (2 shared); steals: 8 times (2 shared); blocks: 6 times (6 shared) • 505 points scored (ninth among all CU sophomores), 198 of them came from free throw line • Teamed with Askia Booker (410 pts.) to break CU sophomore tandem record of 915 points • Also formed on of the best one-two backcourt scoring punches with Booker among BCS schools (27.7 ppg.), fourth overall in Division I • Tallied 18+ points: 13 times • 10+ points: 26 times • Recorded eight games of 20 points or more (CU 5-3 in those games games), including a career-high 29 in home win over Colorado State (Dec. 5) • CSU game capped three-straight games of scoring at least 24 points in each.

: No. 90 nationally in FT% (82.5) and No. 179 nationally with 15.3 ppg. • One of five guards in the country who reached the free throw line without taking many shots from the field (min. 150 FGA): 313 FGA, 240 FTA = 1.30 • Of the major conferences, one of six sophomores who led their team in points (505), assists (99) and 3-point field goals (47) • Set a school record performing the perfect game scoring the most points ever by a Buffalo without missing a shot (6-of-6 FG, 4-of-4 3 pt., 8-of-8 FT) at Oregon State (Feb. 9) • One of two CU players of major conference players to not miss a shot from the field and scoring at least 22 points.

2012-2013 Pac-12 Conference (all games): No. 4 in free throw percentage (.825); t-No. 8 in scoring (15.3); No. 10 in assist-turnover ratio (1.4); No. 11 in steals (1.3); No. 12 in assists (3.0) • One of two players to make 16 free throws in a game (vs. Texas Southern, Nov. 27) • Only player to have at least 18 FT attempts in a game (vs. Texas Southern, Nov. 27) • One of two players to be listed three times (min. 8) being perfect at free throw line (14-of-14 vs. Arizona State, Feb. 16; 9-of-9 vs. Arizona, Feb. 14; 8-of-8 at Oregon State, Feb. 10).

2012-2013 Pac-12 Conference (conference-only): No. 4 in free throw percentage (.858); No. 6 in scoring (16.0); t-No. 7 in assist-turnover ratio (1.7); No. 8 in steals (1.5); No. 10 in assists (3.2) • only men’s player to make 14 free throws in conference game • Only player to be listed three times (min. 8) being perfect at free throw line.

Awards: 2012-13 All-Pac-12 Conference first team selection • U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District VIII first team • NABC Coaches’ District 20 Second Team • Chauncey Billups MVP Award (voted by players) • Jay Humphries Assist Award (team leader in assists) • Named to Bob Cousy Watch List (Dec. 2012) • College Sports Madness Pac-12 Conference second team • College Sports Madness Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week (Feb. 18) • 2011-12 Pac-12 Conference All-Freshman Team • Nominee in ESPN.com Page 2’s “Coolest Name in the NCAA tournament” bracket (Round of 16).

2011-2012 (freshman): Member of the Pac-12 Conference Tournament Championship team and the automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament winning four games in four days at the Staples Center in Los Angeles • At the conference tourney, averaged 9.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, and made 92.9 percent from the free throw line (13-of-14); also had a team-high five treys • One of two players to start every game (36) • Averaged 27.4 minutes, 10.0 points, 3.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists per game • Second on the team with 42 three-pointers • Teamed with Askia Booker (317) to form the best 1-2 freshmen scoring pair in school history combining for 677 points; only pair ever to score over 250 or more points each.

Academics: College major is communication.

Personal: Born April 6, 1993 • Son of Malcolm and Stephanie Dinwiddie • Younger brother, Taylor, is a high school junior • Graduated Taft HS with honors.


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