Seniors Ralph Mims, Jason Rich, Isaiah Swann and Matt Zitani were all honored for their contributions to the Florida State Men's Basketball program at the Seminoles' annual honors and awards banquet at the Tom and Ginny Futch Ballroom at the University Center Club on Wednesday night.[details]
ON SWANN: One of the most athletic players in the ACC who returns for his second consecutive season as a starter for the Seminoles in 2007...has played in every Seminole game (61) during the first two years of his career and is the only player on Florida State's 2006-07 roster who has played in every game in the last two seasons...begins his junior season with a consecutive games played streak of 61 contests...he has an incredible ability to drive the lane and dunk over players who are much taller than him and has the ability to knock down the outside shot...one of college basketball's highlight dunks of the 2005-06 season came in the second round of the NIT against South Carolina...Swann earned a steal in front of the South Carolina bench, sprinted down court past the Seminole coaching staff and players and rose up over the Gamecock defenders as he took off from outside the paint for an emphatic, rim rocking, athletic dunk that brought the crowd to its delighted feet in the Donald L. Tucker Center...was the No. 1 Play of the Day on ESPN's SportsCenter that night and for the entire day after the game...benefited during his first season by a switch from the point guard position to the shooting guard position...switch was made during Florida State's game at Massachusetts (Feb. 15, 2005) and was a positive move for Swann and the Seminoles' offense...an athletic, left-handed point guard who is capable of putting up big numbers...is a smart player who sees the floor well and does a great job of getting his teammates involved...one of the best scorers in the class of 2004...ranked No. 34 on the Rivals.com list of the nation's top 150 high school players entering the college ranks this season...also rated by Rivals as the ninth best shooting guard in the 2004 freshman class...was ranked as the fifth-best fifth-year prep player by Rivals entering his only year at Hargrave Military Academy...named the fifth-best player at the Nike All-Star camp during the summer of 2003...played for the East Team at the U.S. Olympic Developmental Festival also during the summer of 2003...shared the award as the Seminoles' top steals man with Todd Galloway at the Seminoles' 2006 Honors Banquet...
AS A SOPHOMORE (2006): Averaged a career-high 8.5 points (fourth on the team), 2.9 assists (second) 2.1 rebounds (sixth) and made a single-season career-high 33 3-point field goals (second)...ranked second on the team with 33 3-point shots made and led the team with 100 3-point shots attempted...has made 50 3-point shots in his first two seasons and is half-way to reaching the 100 3-point field goals mark for his career...started 29 of Florida State's 30 games during the season with his only non-stat coming on Senior Day when he gave way to Andrew Wilson in the starting lineup in the Seminoles' program-building victory over No. 1 ranked Duke in Tallahassee...established career-high statistics for field goals made (92), field goals attempted (208), field goal shooting percentage (.442), 3-point field goals made (33), 3-point field attempted (100), free throws made (34), free throws attempted (52), offensive rebounds (13), total rebounds (62), rebounds per game (2.1), assists (87), blocked shots (four), steals (47), minutes played (673), minutes played per game (22.4), total points scored (251) and average points per game (8.4) during the 2005-06 season...ranked second on the team in both assists (career-high 87) and steals (career-high 47)...averages 2.4 assists and 1.2 steals per game for his career entering his junior season...his 47 steals ranks as the fifth highest total by a Florida State sophomore in school history while his 33 3-point field goals is the third highest in school history by a second-year player...scored in doubles figures 10 times as a sophomore as compared to five times as a freshman...scored in double figures six times in ACC play and against South Carolina in the second round of the NIT...scored his career-high of 19 points against North Carolina in Tallahassee (Jan. 22)...was one of two times during the season he led the Seminoles in scoring...also led Florida State in scoring with 16 points against Nebraska in the Orange Bowl Classic (Dec. 31) and was in contention for MVP honors throughout the game...scored 16 points in the Seminoles' victory over Nebraska in the Orange Bowl Classic...his 16 points earned him game-high scoring honors in leading the Seminoles over Big 12 member Nebraska at the Orange Bowl Classic in Sunrise, Fla...made a career-high seven field goals in a career-high 13 field goal attempts in leading Florida State to the 74-60 win...also added three steals in 29 minutes of playing time against the Cornhuskers...scored 12 points, had two rebounds, two assists and two steals in 21 minutes against Purdue Nov. 29...the Seminoles defeated the Boilermakers, 97-57, in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge - marking the largest margin of victory in the seven-year history of the challenge...totaled nine points, three rebounds, three assists and four steals against Jacksonville (Nov. 19) as he earned his first career start...averaged 9.2 points in the 13 games Florida State played against its opponents who played in the NIT (13 teams)...(vs. Boston College): scored 14 points, pulled down seven rebounds and had a career-high eight assists in a near triple-double as the Seminoles traveled to play at Boston College as ACC members for the first time (Jan. 14)...led the Seminoles in rebounding with a career-high seven in 30 minutes of play...nearly helped the Seminoles earn the improbable victory before falling in the final seconds, 90-87...started Florida State's game-ending 21-10 run in the final 5:11 of the game as Florida State closed the gap from 14 (66-80) to two (87-89) with one second remaining on the clock...scored five points in the final five minutes in leading the late-game assault on the Eagles...an old-fashioned three-point play drew the Seminoles to within 11 at 80-69 and a lay-up with 4:35 remaining brought Florida State to within 10 at 81-71...Florida State closed the gap to as little as two but were unable to retake the lead after owning as much as an 11-point advantage in the first half...(vs. Clemson): averaged 7.0 points and 0.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Clemson...scored six points and recorded two assists as the Seminoles traveled to play at Clemson (Jan. 4)...scored four of his points in the second half as the Seminoles recovered from a first-half deficit to trail by only six points at the intermission...totaled eight points in 19 minutes to lead Florida State past Clemson, 69-59, in Tallahassee...six of his eight points came in the second half as the Seminoles pulled away to earn their fourth ACC win of the season and even their conference record at 4-4...was a perfect four-of-four from the free throw line in the final two minutes to help secure the Seminoles' victory...purposely fouled by Clemson with 1:59 left on the clock and made two free throws to extend Florida State's lead to 65-53...fouled again when the ball came into his hands with 0:58 left in the game and was again perfect on two shots to put the Seminoles up 10 at 69-59...he scored four of the Seminoles final six points of the game and gave Florida State its final winning margin of the game...(vs. Duke): averaged 2.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Duke...scored two points and pulled down six rebounds as the Seminoles nearly knocked off No. 2 ranked Duke in Durham (Feb. 4)...took the Blue Devils into overtime before falling in Cameron Indoor Stadium, 97-96...his only two points came in the first half and gave Florida State a 19-16 lead on its way to a 45-43 lead at halftime...scored two points, pulled down one rebound and had one steal in 15 minutes of play in helping Florida State to the monumental victory over No. 1 ranked Duke in Tallahassee (March 1)...lone basket of the game came with 11:34 remaining in the game and drew the Seminoles to within five at 48-53...his jumper was the start of a 33-21 game-ending run which lifted Florida State to the incredible 79-74 victory...(vs. Georgia Tech): scored 13 points, pulled down three rebounds and had four assists and four steals in leading Florida State past Georgia Tech in the only game between the two teams during the season...led Florida State with eight points in the first half to help the Seminoles hang close to the Yellow Jackets who scored 43 points and shot 56 percent from the field to lead by four at the intermission...made two free throws with 37 seconds left in the first half to pull the Seminoles to within four (43-39) at the break...his free throws were set up by Swann himself as he earned a steal and was fouled by Tech's Mario West in being sent to the line...once again began the game-winning and game-ending Seminole scoring run with a three-point play to close the score to a seven-point deficit (65-72) with 5:18 left in the game...Swann scored on a lay-up, was fouled by Theodis Tarver and made the ensuing free throw to begin Florida State's game-winning run...starting with Swann's three-point play, Florida State outscored Georgia Tech, 18-7, in winning the game on Andrew Wilson's 3-point shot with 1:32 remaining...the Seminoles improved to 14-6 overall and 5-5 in the ACC with the victory...(vs. Maryland): totaled 12 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in the Seminoles' 71-60 victory over NIT participant Maryland in the only meeting of the season between the two teams...seven points, including four in a two minute span early in the first half, enabled Florida State to lead by as many as 14 in the first half...made a season-high five free throws (all in the first half) including two to put the Seminoles up 13 (34-21) with 5:42 left in the first half...Florida State led 37-37 at halftime...a 3-point shot early in the second half put Florida State up by 14 (49-35) with 14:36 left to play at Florida State cruised to the victory from there...(vs. Miami): averaged 6.5 points, 4.5 assists and 1.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Miami...scored nine points and handed out four assists as the Seminoles and Hurricanes played into overtime in Tallahassee (Jan. 29) with the `Canes stealing an 84-78 win...scored three points in the first half, three in the second half and three in the overtime period...his second half 3-pointer tied the game at 65-65 with 2:10 remaining in regulation time...his 3-point shot began a 7-4 game-ending run that allowed the Seminoles to tie the game and send it into overtime...his 3-pointer in overtime brought Florida State to within one at 78-79 with 1:01 left in the game...the Seminoles had trailed by as many as five in the overtime before Swann's shot brought them within winning distance...Miami, though, scored the final five points of the game to take the victory...scored four points and was credited with five assists as the Seminoles won their ACC regular season finale, 67-64, in Coral Gables (March 5)...all four points came in the first half as Florida State built 35-30 halftime lead...a basket with 2:42 remaining in the first half put the Seminoles up 30-26...all five of his assists came in the first half and led to 11 Seminole points...along with his four points, Swann was directly responsible for 15 of the Seminoles' 35 points in the first half...Florida State won the game to finish its regular season with a 19-8 record and a 9-7 ACC record which was good for fifth place in the ACC standings...(vs. North Carolina): scored his career-high of 19 points, was credited with five assists and earned four steals against NCAA Tournament participant North Carolina in Tallahassee (Jan. 22)...his performance came in the Seminoles' only game against the Tar Heels during the 2005-06 season...scored 17 points in the first half in leading Florida State to an eight-point, 50-42, lead at halftime...Swann scored on six-of-seven shots from the field (including three-of-four from 3-point range) to go along with two-of-three free throws in the first half...the 17 first half points tied his career-best scoring record for a single game and his two points in the second half for a total of 19 allowed him to set a new personal scoring record...reached double figures (10 points) at the 13:00 minute mark of the first half - the quickest he had scored 10 or more points in a collegiate game...his 10 points helped Florida State take a 22-11 lead with his 3-point shot capping an incredible 12-0 run that seemingly put the Seminoles in the drivers seat for the ACC victory...four consecutive points only minutes later in a span of 16 seconds on a lay-up (to make the score 29-20), a steal and a dunk (to make the score 31-20)...North Carolina outscored the Seminoles, 39-30, in the second half to gain the win by the slimmest of margins, 81-80...(vs. NC State): scored five points and added two assists as the Seminoles traveled to play their only game of the season against NCAA Tournament participant NC State...the Wolfpack defeated the Seminoles, 86-64, in Raleigh (Feb. 15)...(vs. Virginia): averaged 8.5 points and 0.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Virginia...scored 17 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists and 1 steal in the Seminoles' overtime victory Virginia (Jan. 11)...totaled eight points in the first and nine in the second half as the Seminoles rallied in the final 20 minutes to gain the overtime win on the road in ACC play...five points in the final 10 minutes of regulation included a 3-point shot with 9:09 remaining put Florida State up by one at 63-62...an old fashioned 3-point play on a lay-up and a free throw after being fouled by Adrian Joseph brought the Seminoles to within two at 75-77 with 1:56 remaining in the second half...the Seminoles tied the game on a 3-point shot by Todd Galloway with 1:18 left in regulation and won the game by outscoring the Cavaliers, 10-5, in the overtime period...played all five overtime minutes and contributed one very important steal...his steal came against J.R. Reynolds only 22 seconds after a lay-up by Alexander Johnson had give Florida State a 79-77 lead...Swann's defensive play helped keep the Cavaliers off the scoreboard in the overtime for the first 1:35 as the took the lead early and never trailed in extra session of free basketball...totaled one rebound and one assist in the Seminoles 76-62 victory over the Cavaliers in Tallahassee (Feb. 18)...(vs. Virginia Tech): averaged 7.5 points and 3.0 rebounds in two games against Virginia Tech...scored 8 points, pulled down three rebounds, had three assists and recorded two steals in the Seminoles' victory over Virginia Tech in Tallahassee (Jan. 7)...totaled six points in the first half as Florida State raced out to a 34-26 lead at halftime...Florida State scored the first two points of the game and never trailed...scored six of the Seminoles' first eight points of the game as Florida State led 8-0 before Virginia Tech scored its first basket of the game...scored on a 3-point shot at the 19:04 mark, made one of two free throws at the 17:55 mark and scored on an emphatic dunk at the 16:40 mark to jet the Seminoles out of the gate and on their way to the victory...his six first half points came in a total of six minutes for an average of one point per minute played...scored seven points, pulled down five rebounds and earned his career-high of five steals as he attempted to will the Seminoles past Virginia Tech in Blacksburg (Feb. 25)...five first half points helped the Seminoles to a 27-27 tie at halftime...tied the game at 27-27 on a lay-up with 1:12 left in the first half to cap off a 6-0 run to end the half and pull Florida State even...four second half steals led directly to seven points as the Seminoles attempted to climb back into the game in the second half...(vs. Wake Forest): averaged 8.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Wake Forest...scored four points and had three assists and two steals as the Seminoles won in Winston-Salem (Jan. 24)...scored two first half points and two second half points in the victory...his jump shot with 3:47 remaining in the second half gave the Seminoles a 67-61 lead...Florida State won the game, 75-68...scored double figures for the first time in his career in the ACC Tournament with 12 points, two rebounds and two steals against Wake Forest in the 2006 ACC Tournament...scored six points and added two assists in 16 first half minutes played against the Deacons...helped Florida State to an early 9-0 lead with an emphatic dunk as the Seminoles took control of the game early...a 3-point shot by Swann gave the Seminoles a 10-7 lead at the 13:46 mark and stopped a 7-0 run by the Deacons...Florida State led 40-32 at the half...continued to shoot well in the second half and made three 3-pointers for the game but Florida State was defeated, 78-66, as they were outscored 46-26 in the second half...(vs. Butler and South Carolina in the NIT): averaged 11.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in the Seminoles' two NIT games against Butler and South Carolina...scored six points and pulled down two rebounds in the Seminoles' victory over Butler (March 17) in the first round of the NIT...scored 16 points and had three assists in the Seminoles' second round NIT game against South Carolina in Tallahassee (March 21)...led Florida State with 13 second half points as they took the eventual NIT Champion Gamecocks into overtime...threw down one of the most memorable dunks of the collegiate basketball season in the win over the Gamecocks...his thunderous dunk was the No. 1 Play of the Day for March 17 on ESPN's SportsCenter...stole the ball on an errant pass by South Carolina's Terance Kinsey, scooted past both benches and swooped in for an incredibly athletic dunk to give the Seminoles a 58-56 lead with 56 seconds left in the game...played all five minutes in the overtime as the Seminoles were outscored 11-10 in the heartbreaking, season-ending 69-68 loss...(vs. Florida): scored five points and pulled down two rebounds in the Seminoles game against Florida in Gainesville (Nov. 25).
AS A FRESHMAN (2005): Averaged 5.2 points (eight on the team), 2.0 assists (second), 0.7 steals (third) and 1.9 rebounds (tenth) during his extremely active freshman season...finished second on the team with a .757 free throw shooting percentage - he made the first 16 free throws of his career in his first eight games...one of four Seminoles (Swann, Adam Waleskowski, Todd Galloway, Andrew Wilson and Diego Romero) to play in all 31 games and played the eighth highest minutes total with 584 and a 16.5 minutes played per game average...played in double figures in 24 of 31 games and played his career-high of 30 minutes at Miami (Jan. 15)...all-time rankings by a Seminoles freshman: 3-point shots made (17, ninth), 3-point shots attempted (51, 10th)...assists (62, 10th)...scored in double figures five times including his first career ACC game at Maryland (Dec. 19) as he scored 12 points in his homecoming at the Comcast Center...he grew up less than 30 minutes from the Maryland campus...second on the team in assists included six assists three times (vs. Shawnee State, Kent State and at Ole Miss) and allowed him to lead the team in assists 10 times including three ACC contests... played well in the Seminoles' eight games against teams that played in the NIT as he averaged 7.6 points including 10 points against Kent State and 12 against Maryland...led the team in scoring against Duke (13 points) and against NIT quarterfinalist TCU in the final round of the Corpus Christi Caller Times Challenge...scored double figures for the first time in his career with a 10 point outing in his fourth career game against Kent State in the third round of the tournament...also earned his career-high of four steals against Kent State...the Seminoles' assists leader early in the season with six assists each in victories over Shawnee State (Nov. 24) and at Ole Miss (Dec. 4) sandwiched around Florida State's game against Kent State...(vs. Clemson) averaged 5.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Clemson...eight points including five in the second half as the Seminoles' looked to rally against the Tigers in Clemson (Feb. 27)...three first half points as Florida State played host to Clemson in Tallahassee (Jan. 12)...(vs. Duke) scored 13 points and pulled down three rebounds in Florida State's only game of the season against NCAA Tournament participant Duke...was a perfect two-of-two from the line in the Seminoles' game against the Blue Devils...was one of two games during his freshman season the guard led Florida State in scoring...tied his career-high with five field goals in the game - he also scored his career-high of five field goals against Maryland in the Seminoles' ACC opener...(vs. Georgia Tech) averaged 1.5 points and 2.0 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Georgia Tech...scored three points and pulled down two rebounds against the Yellow Jackets in Tallahassee (Feb. 20)...three points came on a 3-point shot with 7:38 remaining in the second half and was part of a 19-7 Seminole run to end the game...his basket helped the Seminoles pull to within 10 at 69-59...Florida State limited Georgia Tech to three baskets in the final nine minutes of the games...despite the Seminoles' charge to the finish, Georgia Tech won the game on two free throws by B.J. Elder with 0.4 seconds remaining in the game...two points on a perfect one-of-one shooting from the field as the Seminoles traveled to play in Atlanta...Feb. 2)...(vs. Maryland) scored 12 points and pulled down three rebounds in the Seminoles' only game of the season against NIT participant Maryland...aided the Seminoles in their furious second half comeback after trailing by as many as 13 to tie the game at 80 at the end of regulation...scored six of his 12 points in the second half...all six points came on a pair of 3-point shots as Florida State outscored Maryland, 45-38, over the course of the final 20 minutes to force overtime...was extremely active in the final five minutes as the Seminoles closed the gap and tied the game...nailed a 3-pointer with 5:14 remaining to pull Florida State within five at 75-70...a steal against Terp guard Chris McCray with 30 seconds left set up the Seminoles' game-tying basket...his steal led to a flurry of shots and a made free throw by Al Thornton to tie the game at 80-80 with 24 seconds left on the clock...also a contributor in the overtime as the Seminoles' went up 84-80 before falling in the end, 90-88...(vs. Miami) averaged 9.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in two games against NIT participant Miami...a major factor in the Seminoles' near-victory at Miami with nine points (Jan. 15)...ranked third on the team in scoring and led the team with five assists...put the Seminoles up, 32-29, at halftime with a 3-point shot as he scored five first half points...scored four points on two second half baskets - both of which gave Florida State a lead during the final 20 minutes...first jumper of the second half came with 12:58 left in the game and put Florida State up 46-44...changed the lead again with a jumper at the 7:10 mark to give Florida State a 53-52 advantage...played his career-high of 30 minutes - mainly at the point guard position - as the Seminoles nearly earned the road win against the Hurricanes...a fourth time in double figure scoring with 10 points as the Seminoles played host to Miami in Tallahassee (Feb. 22)...(vs. North Carolina) averaged 5.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA National Champion North Carolina...earned his ACC career-high of three steals as the Seminoles traveled to plat in Chapel Hill (March 3)...second-highest road scoring game of the season with 11 points against the Tar Heels in the Dean Dome (March 3)...scored his career-high of three 3-point field goals in the victory...all three of his made shots from the bonusphere came in the first half with his two biggest coming within the four minute mark as Florida State closed the half on an 11-0 run to take a 44-41 halftime advantage into the locker room...pulled the Seminoles to within six at 39-33 as he hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 3:48 left on the first half clock...hit from nearly the same spot on the floor only 24 seconds later to make the score 41-36 in the Tar Heels favor...marked one of four games during which he made multiple 3-point shots in a game...(vs. NC State) averaged 2.0 points and 0.5 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant NC State...earned five minutes of playing time as the Seminoles defeated NC State in Raleigh, 74-70, to break Florida State's 26-game ACC road losing streak (Jan. 26)...scored four points in 14 minutes played against the Wolfpack in the ACC Tournament as the two teams met in the MCI Center in Washington, D.C...(vs. Wake Forest) averaged 0.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in two games against NCAA Tournament participant Wake Forest...eight minutes of playing time and credited with one assist as Florida State defeated No. 3 Wake Forest in Tallahassee (Jan. 18)...his assists came in a first-half 3-pointer by Von Wafer which gave the Seminoles a 31-18 lead on their way to the monumental 91-83 overtime victory over the Deacons on national television...pulled down three rebounds and was credited with two assists and one steal as Florida State played in Winston-Salem (Feb. 12)...(vs. Virginia) averaged 3.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in two games against Virginia...scored six points on two 3-point field goals in eight minutes of play as the Seminoles played in Charlottesville (Feb. 9)...all six points came in the first half as the Seminoles jumped to a 31-23 halftime lead...Virginia won the game, 56-55, on a 3-pointer by Devin Smith with five seconds remaining in the game...two assists in 16 minutes of play as the Seminoles closed out the regular season with a 68-63 victory over Virginia in Tallahassee (March 6)...(vs. Virginia Tech) scored seven points and pulled down one rebound in the Seminoles' victory over Virginia Tech as the two teams met as ACC opponents for the first time...helped the Seminoles even their ACC record at 1-1 with a victory over the Hokies in Tallahassee (Jan. 8) as the teams played for the only time during the season...all seven points came in the second half as the Seminoles outlasted Virginia Tech for the 77-70 win...an old-school 3-point play with a lay-up and a free throw to put the Seminoles up 54-50 with 13:03 left in the game...increased the Seminoles lead to 56-53 with a lay-up after a Von Wafer steal at the 11:03 mark and returned the favor with a steal less than one minute later leading to a Wafer jumper and a 58-53 Florida State lead...helped close out the Hokies with a lay-up with 1:45 remaining to put Florida State up comfortably, 74-66...(vs. Florida) scored one point and pulled down one rebound in the Seminoles victory over NCAA Tournament participant Florida...scored one point on a free throw in the Seminoles' important 82-69 victory over arch-rival Florida in Tallahassee (Jan. 2)...first half point came with 4:36 remaining and pushed Florida State's leads to 31-23...The Seminoles led 45-32 at halftime in gaining Florida State's first win over the Gators since 1997.
AT HARGRAVE: Graduated from Hargrave Military Academy in 2004...averaged 23.8 points, nine assists and seven rebounds in leading Hargrave to the mythical national prep championship with a 25-1 record...has been a winner at every stop during his career...led Hargrave Military Academy to a 25-1 record and the national prep school championship as a fifth-year senior in 2004...was one of six Hargrave players to sign with a Division I program for the 2005 season ...one of three current Seminoles who played in the Jordan Capital Classic as a high school senior...Swann and current sophomore Jason Rich played in the game in 2004 and junior Alexander Johnson played in 2002 game...scored 10 points and had three assists in 17 minutes of play as a starter in the prestigious Capital Classic played at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C...a starter in the Charm City Classic and scored 15 points, pulled down three rebounds, recorded two assists and earned two steals in leading the U.S. All-Star team to a 98-79 victory...he scored in a variety of ways during the game including a spinning lay-up to open the game, a fade-away 3-pointer, and alley-oop slam and all four of his free throws...he also assisted on a spectacular, thunderous slam by current Maryland freshman James Gist...AT OAK HILL: Attended Oak Hill during the 2002-03 academic year as a fourth-year junior...led the team with a 17.0 points per game and 4.0 rebounds per game averages in leading Oak Hill to a 31-4 record...was named the Most Valuable Player at the Prime Time Shootout...
AT MAGRUDER HIGH SCHOOL: Led Magruder to a 27-0 record and the Maryland 4A Championship as a second-year freshman in 2001...was the first state championship in the boy's basketball in school history...sat out most of his sophomore year in 2002 but averaged 22 points, six steals and four rebounds in leading Magruder to a second consecutive regional championship...transferred to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia following that academic year.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 10, 1985...Isaiah is the son of Yvonne Grigsby...his grandmother is Ethel Grigsby...has one brother, Howard Grigsby, and two sisters, Brandy Grigsby and Morgan Turner...selected Florida State over Connecticut, Kentucky, Arizona, Cincinnati and Kansas.