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Khalid Moore

Khalid Moore - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Experience 4 VL
Height 6-7
Weight 208
Hometown Briarwood, N.Y.
Last School Archbishop Molloy HS
Major Business Administration
Khalid Moore - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets



Latest in a line of Georgia Tech recruits from the New York area, but the first scholarship player from Archbishop Molloy High School to enroll at Tech since Kenny Anderson in 1989 … Versatile player recruited to play small forward, but can guard other positions … Lengthy, athletic (7-foot, 0.5-inch wingspan) forward with good scoring ability and basketball IQ … Started 63 games in his career, including 30 of 32 as a senior … Scored in double figures 10 times … Does a lot of things that don’t show up in the box score, good passer, moves well without the ball, keeps Tech offense moving, and his length and activity is an asset on defense … Plus/minus rating generally on the positive side … Played on the same AAU team (New York Rens) as teammate Jose Alvarado … Second-youngest of five children … Started organized basketball at age 5 … Studying business administration and is on track to graduate in May, 2022.

2021-22 (senior)

Kept his starting position from the end of last season at the small forward spot, and can play the “4” or “5” when Tech utilizes a small lineup … Started 30 of 32 games … Averaged 5.2 points and 3.4 rebounds, both career-best averages, and hit 40.9 percent from the floor … Also has career highs in steals (34, third on the team), field goals made and attempted (63-of-154) … Played a career-high 23.8 minutes per game … In ACC games, averaged 5.1 points, 2.8 rebounds per game and hit 39 percent from the floor … Scored a career-high 19 points 1/29 against Miami, in which he went 9-of-12 from the floor, also career bests … Scored a total of 33 points in the 10 games after that … Scored 13 points in first meeting (12/5) against North Carolina, hitting 5-of-8 from the floor and 2-of-3 three-point attempts … Played his best basketball of the season over a 14-game stretch prior to Feb. 2 loss at Virginia Tech … Averaged 7.9 points, hit 40-of-76 shots from the floor (52.6 pct.) during that stretch … Scored six vs. Louisville, seven at Duke, eight vs. Notre Dame, nine vs. FSU.

2020-21 (junior)

Started the last nine games of the season, coinciding with Tech’s eight-game winning streak and NCAA Tournament loss … Averaged 5.9 points, 3.3 rebounds in more than 30 minutes per game over that stretch … Played more than 30 minutes in six of the games … Had 11 total starts … Was assigned to defend the Pitt’s ACC-leading scorer and rebounder, Justin Champagnie … Held him to 13 points, six under his average, on six FG attempts, and six rebounds, half his average, and scored seven points with a pair of 3-point field goals in a season-high 37:35 … Scored nine points, matching his ACC high for the year, with five rebounds and six assists (no turnovers) against Syracuse … Seven points, six boards March 2 vs. Duke … Scored four points at Virginia and nine at Duke in his first two games back from Tech’s pause, hitting 5-of-9 shots from the floor … Averaged 4.8 points and 3.0 rebounds in 23.9 minutes per game for the season (ACC games: 4.1 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 24.1 mpg) … Key player in Tech’s win at Nebraska with season highs of 11 points (5-7 FG) and eight rebounds … Had four points, six rebounds, four assists Dec. 15 at Florida State … Matched career high with 11 vs. Delaware State (2-3 FG, 2-2 3pt FG, 5-6 FT)

2019-20 (sophomore)

No. 5 on the team in steals, No. 5 in assists, No. 8 in scoring … Started Tech’s first nine games of the season, 12 altogether … Started three games against NC State, Morehouse and Notre Dame, replacing injured Michael Devoe (14 total points, 5-12 FG, only one turnover in 52 minutes) … Averaged 3.3 points and 2.1 rebounds for the season … Excellent sophomore debut with 11 points, four rebounds, three assists and six steals in Tech’s victory at NC State … Collected a critical offensive rebound and dish to James Banks for field goal attempt on which he was fouled for the winning points … Had two double-figure games during the season, also scored 10 at Kentucky.

2018-19 (freshman)

Played in all but one game as a freshman (DNP-CD vs. Prairie View A&M), starting 10 times, including the regular-season finale at NC State and the ACC Tournament game vs. Notre Dame … Finished the season with eight points at NC State and 11 against Notre Dame, hitting 7-of-14 shots from the floor with three assists and no turnovers in 68 minutes … Averaged 3.2 points and 1.3 rebounds in ACC games, hitting 50 percent of his field goal tries, 55.5 percent from the foul line … Career-high 14 points (6-6 FG, 2-2 on 3s) vs. Florida A&M, 10 at Arkansas … Top ACC regular-season games were eight points vs. North Carolina (2-2 FG, 4-4 FT) and at NC State (3-5 FG, 2-6 FT).

High School

Attended Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens, N.Y., and played four years for coach Michael McCleary … Helped the Stanners to Brooklyn/Queens diocese championships in 2016 and 2017 … Earned second-team all-league honors as a senior in 2018 … Scored over 1,000 points in his four-year career … Averaged 13 points, four rebounds and four assists last summer for his New York Rens team … Rated a 3-star prospect in the composite 247Sports ranking (No. 51 small forward, No. 5 in New York), as well as a 4-star prospect by ESPN (No. 42 small forward, No. 3 in New York .

“Khalid Moore is as good a 2-way player as you’ll find,” Rens coach Chris Alesi said. “In addition to being an elite defender, I’d argue that there isn’t a more underrated player in the country. In the day and age of positionless basketball, he will be a major addition to the Georgia Tech program.”


Full name is Khalid (kuh-LEED) Jahfari Moore … Born July 29, 2000 in Mineola, N.Y. … Son of Otis and Gillian Moore


February 15, 2021 VIDEO: Shootaround with Khalid Moore

Radio voice Andy Demetra and Tech's junior forward talk basketball and fashion sense

VIDEO: Shootaround with Khalid Moore
November 23, 2020 Tech Talks: Junior Forward Khalid Moore

Presented by Georgia Power, Andy Demetra catches up with men's basketball junior Khalid Moore

Tech Talks: Junior Forward Khalid Moore
April 17, 2020 VIDEO: Shootaround with Khalid Moore

Georgia Tech radio voice Andy Demetra checks in with sophomore forward Khalid Moore

VIDEO: Shootaround with Khalid Moore
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