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Michael Devoe

Michael Devoe - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Experience 4 VL
Height 6-5
Weight 191
Hometown Orlando, Fla.
Last School Montverde Academy
Major Business Administration
Michael Devoe - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

  • All-Atlantic Coast Conference (third team) – 2022
  • Georgia Men’s College Player of the Year (Atlanta Tipoff Club) – 2022
  • All-Atlantic Coast Conference (honorable mention) – 2020, 2021
  • ACC Tournament Most Outstanding Player (Everett Case Award) – 2021


Earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference recognition his final three seasons at Georgia Tech – third team as a senior, honorable mention as a sophomore and a junior … Smooth, left-handed combo guard with a high basketball IQ who developed into one of the ACC’s top outside shooters and scorers, and also improved his overall game … Knocked down 39.3 percent of his three-point shots over his career overall (38.7 pct. vs. ACC), and finished his career in seventh place on the Tech career list with 223 three-pointers … In his senior year alone, vaulted from 36th to 12th on the Tech career points list, passing such Tech luminaries as Iman Shumpert, Drew Barry, Jarrett Jack, Michael Maddox, Tico Brown, Marvin Lewis, Anthony Morrow, Jose Alvarado, Kenny Anderson, John Salley, Bruce Dalrymple, B.J. Elder, Roger Kaiser and Tony Akins, and finished his career with 1,704 points … Also finished his career 12th in assists (361) and 11th in steals (153) … Scored 20 or more points 33 times in his career, and reached double digits 85 times … In the off-season prior to his senior year, Devoe made an effort to improve his agility and athleticism so his defense would improve, and he spent a lot of time in the spring and summer working with Tech track and field coach Nat Page, who has coached several Olympians in sprints, hurdles and jumps.

Standout guard from the state of Florida who moved into the starting lineup early in his freshman season, steadily improved as the season progressed, setting the stage for a breakout sophomore campaign … Excellent playmaker and scorer with good positional size … Starred on a national powerhouse at Montverde Academy following an all-star career at Oak Ridge High School … His uncle played college basketball as South Alabama and professionally in Europe … Majoring in business administration and on track to graduate in May of 2022.

2021-22 (senior)

Named third-team All-ACC as a senior after earning honorable mention as a sophomore and junior … Had been named preseason All-ACC second-team choice by ACC media (top vote-getter on second team) … Also named Georgia Men’s College Player of the Year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club … No. 3 in the ACC in scoring (17.90 ppg) and No. 4 in three-point percentage (.365) … No. 10 in ACC in 3pt FG per game (2.26), and No. 8 in minutes (34.54 mpg) … Also posted a career-high average in rebounds (4.9 rpg), grabbing as many as nine in a game at Boston College (1/12) … Tech’s leader in assists (3.1 per game) and steals (1.4 per game) … Topped Tech at 16.25 points per game vs. the ACC (8th in the league), hitting 44.2 percent from the floor, 30.4 percent on threes and 76.3 percent from the foul line (45-of-59) … Second on the team with 27 steals … Attempted and made more three-point field goals far-and-away than anyone else on the team, also its leader in free throws made and attempted … Had a career high in three-point attempts in ACC games (125 vs. 102 last year), but his percentage declined … Scored 20 or more points 13 times, including 23 vs. Louisville, 21 at Duke, 20 vs. Notre Dame, 22 vs. Wake Forest, 30 at Virginia Tech, 20 at Miami, 22 at Pitt in ACC play … Was one of only nine Division I players, and the only one from a power conference school, to average at least 17.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.4 steals per game … In an early-season three-game stretch vs. Georgia, Georgia Southern and Wisconsin, he scored 96 points on 64 field goal attempts in total of 107 minutes, including a 33-point effort (11-20 FG, 5-10 3pt FG) against Wisconsin … Scored career-high 37 points at Georgia, hitting 14-of-18 FG, 4-of-5 3pt FG, nine of his points in the final 4:34 minutes as Tech finished the game on a 17-5 run … Scored 34 in same building two years earlier … Missed Charleston Southern game and did not start against Georgia Southern due to flu symptoms … Entered following game against Georgia Southern game midway through the first half and never came out, scoring 26 points (8-16 FG, 5-9 3pt FG) with five assists to lead the Jackets back from a 14-point deficit.

2020-21 (junior)

Earned honorable mention All-ACC honors for the second straight year … Won the Everett Case Award as the ACC Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player after scoring 20 points with three rebounds, three assists and two steals in Tech’s ACC Championship win over FSU … Scored 13 with seven assists in quarterfinal win over Miami … Hit 12-of-20 FG and 5-of-8 from three in the two games … Played at a higher level in ACC games just as he did his sophomore year, averaging 16.1 points per game (No. 9 in the conference) while connecting on 41.2 percent of his three-point tries … Ranked No. 2 in the ACC in three-point field goals per game (2.47) in conference games, and is No. 3 in percentage … Made a career-high seven threes in 11 attempts at Miami, and went 6-of-7 in Jan. 20 win vs. Clemson … Went 14-for-24 in a three-game stretch against North Carolina, Wake Forest and Clemson in January … Went 9-of-17 in Tech’s three games against FSU, Louisville and Notre Dame more recently … Scored a season-high 29 points in Tech’s win at Miami (11-of-16 FG) … Also scored 21 points at Florida State, 20 vs. North Carolina, 17 vs. Wake Forest, 22 vs. Clemson, 19 vs. Florida State, 17 at Louisville, 19 vs. Notre Dame, 23 at Clemson, 18 vs. Syracuse, 20 at Wake Forest … Averaged 15.0 points per game overall (10th in ACC), ranked No. 5 in the ACC in 3-point FG made (2.23), 10th in assists (3.35) …Tech’s No. 2 rebounder (4.3 rpg) and No. 2 assist man … Hit 40 percent of his threes overall and 75.3 percent from the foul line … Scored 20 or more points eight times in 2020-21 … Notched first career double-double vs. Georgia State with 24 points and a career-high 13 rebounds

2019-20 (sophomore)

Honorable mention All-ACC selection who got off to a fast start scoring and shooting the ball in Tech’s first six games, leading the ACC and sitting among the nation’s top five in scoring … AP named him to its All-ACC second team … Finished No. 7 in the ACC in scoring (16.0 ppg) and No. 5 in field goal percentage (47.6) … Hit 42.7 percent of his three-point tries, 44.2 percent in ACC games, the best rate for a Tech player since Anthony Morrow in 2007-08 … Missed three games (NC State, Morehouse, Notre Dame) with a bruised left foot, but averaged 15.7 points and 4.3 assists over Tech’s final 11 ACC games … Scored 22 points with seven assists at Pitt, 24 points with five assists at Wake Forest, 20 points at Clemson, including the game-winning field goal … Knocked down a three-pointer in nine straight games to finish the season, hitting 18-of-43 (41.9 pct.) over that stretch … No. 6 in the ACC in minutes played (35.14 mpg) … Scored 20 or more points five times in Tech’s first six games this season, 10 times altogether … Scored career-best 34 at Georgia with career-high nine rebounds … Added 27 against Bethune-Cookman, including the game-winning points on a layup and free throw with seven seconds left, and followed that with 26 vs, Nebraska … Played well in Tech’s August trip to Spain, averaging 12 points per game while hitting 8-of-19 shots from three-point range, 10 assists and one turnover.

2018-19 (freshman)

Steadily improving combo guard with a high IQ who averaged 32.3 minutes per game … Ranked 11th in ACC in average minutes in conference games (35.4), and seventh among major conference freshmen … Entered the starting lineup Dec. 19 at Arkansas and started Tech’s last 23 games, consistently progressing after missing six weeks of pre-season practice with a right big toe injury … Tech’s third-leading scorer overall (9.7) and in ACC games (10.4 ppg) … Hit 43.8 percent of his three-point tries on conference play, best on the team and better than all but two of the qualifying ACC players in conference rankings (2.0 made per game minimum) … Connected on 32-for-68 three-point shots over Tech’s last 15 games (47.1 pct.), just 12-of-40 (30 pct.) in his first 17 games … Scored career highs in consecutive games with 18 at Notre Dame, then 22 at Virginia Tech (12-24 FG, 8-12 3pt combined) … Averaged 11.6 ppg in his last five games, including 20 vs. Boston College … Scored in double digits 15 times, including nine times in his last 14 games — had 13 at Miami, 10 at Virginia, 10 vs. Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament … No. 2 on team in steals (44), blocked 16 shots … Hit 71.0 percent from the foul line (66-of-93), second on team in FT and third in FTA … Made tremendous improvement in his rebounding, averaging 3.7 in conference play.

High School

Consensus four-star prospect listed No. 43 nationally and No. 13 at the point guard position by Rivals; No. 45 overall and No. 9 at his position by 247Sports rankings … Attended and played his senior year for coach Kevin Boyle at Montverde Academy in Orlando, Fla., which compiled a perfect 36-0 record in 2017-18 and a claim to the Geico National Championship title … Ranked No. 1 by both USA Today and ESPN Fab 50 … Averaged 14,4 points, 2.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game while converting 63 percent of his field goal attempts and 52 percent of his threes (68 made) … Scored 21 points with three rebounds and three assists when Montverde beat Davie (Fla.) University School in the national championship game … Scored 11 points in the national semifinal, a 71-53 win over Findlay Prep (Nev.), a few months after hitting a buzzer-beating 3-pointer as Montverde edged Findlay Prep, 69-67 to win the Montverde Academy Invitational Tournament … Was named MVP of that tournament with 26 points in the title game … Prior to that, was a two-time all-area guard at Oak Ridge High School, which went 66-20 in his three seasons as a starter under coach O’Neil Lubin … Averaged 22.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists as a junior for the Pioneers … Also was an honor roll student with a 4.5 GPA.



February 24, 2021 VIDEO: Shootaround with Michael Devoe

Radio voice Andy Demetra and Tech's junior forward talk shooting, threes and free throws

VIDEO: Shootaround with Michael Devoe
July 30, 2020 Tech Talks: Basketball Guard Michael Devoe

Presented by Cookout, Andy Demetra catches up with men's basketball guard Michael Devoe

Tech Talks: Basketball Guard Michael Devoe
April 24, 2020 VIDEO: Shootaround with Michael Devoe

Georgia Tech radio voice Andy Demetra checks in with sophomore guard Michael Devoe

VIDEO: Shootaround with Michael Devoe
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