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#12 Quinton Stephens

Quinton Stephens - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Graduated 2017
Experience 4 VL
Height 6-9
Weight 196
Hometown Atlanta, Ga,
Last School Marist School
Quinton Stephens - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Career Notes

Long, slender forward with excellent shooting touch and range from a perennial winning program at the Marist School … Has good versatility and an excellent basketball IQ … First Tech scholarship recruit from Marist since Matt Harpring in the late 1990s … Blossomed in head coach Josh Pastner’s system as a senior, averaging more than 35 minutes a game and more then doubling his scoring and rebounding averages from his first three seasons … Became a versatile performer, contributing as a scorer, rebounder, passer, defender and leader playing from a ‘stretch 4″ position … Set a Tech record by playing in 135 games during his careerv … Scored in double figures 39 times in his career … Tech was 21-8 in the last two-plus seasons when he did so … Finished among Tech’s top 15 in career three-point field goals (138, 13th) and attempts (442, 12th) … Played sparingly during Tech’s non-conference schedule as a freshman, but earned quality minutes and contributed in many ways during the ACC season, then started 12 games as a sophomore and 14 as a junior before starting every game his senior year … Graduated in May, 2017, with his bachelor’s degree in business administration.

2016-17Game-by-Game Statistics

Developed into a productive all-around player by broadening his total game, contributing greatly on the boards, providing good floor play and more consistent scoring … Posted career-high season totals in every statistical category on the stat sheet … Averaged 13.4 points in Tech’s NIT games, including a career-high 23 in the final home game of his career against Belmont (career-best 10-of-17 from the floor with eight rebounds, four assists, no turnovers) … Connected on 49.1 percent from the floor in the NIT, 12-of-31 from three-point range, 7.8 rebounds per game, 12 assists … Averaged 10.4 points per game overall, fourth on the team, and was Tech’s second-leading rebounder with 7.6 per game (9th in the ACC) who also averaged 2.2 assists per game and blocked 27 shots … Posted seven double-doubles this season, three of those against ACC teams – 18/13 at Virginia Tech, 14/11 at Wake Forest, 11/10 vs. NC State, 16/10 vs. Pittsburgh in ACC Tournament … Put together the best stretch of his career over an eight-game stretch before injuring his ankle against Boston College, averaging 13.1 points and 9.4 rebounds while hitting 40 percent from three-point range … In that stretch, he recorded two double-doubles (18/13 at Virginia Tech, 14/11 at Wake Forest), scored 22 at NC State, and three times hit his career high in rebounds (13) … Scored in double digits in 22 games, rebounded in double digits in 10 … Able to score inside and out, reducing his and Tech’s reliance on shooting the three (31.6 percent on 190 attempts) … Made it to to the free throw line more often (93 attempts, 68.8 pct.) … Was 49-of-65 in his first three seasons combined.

2015-16Game-by-Game Statistics

Tech’s fifth-leading scorer at 5.0 ppg … Hit 32.0 percent of his threes, 36.6 percent overall from the floor … Played more consistently in Tech’s last 10 games, averaging 5.7 points and 5.1 rebounds … Tech was 7-0 when he scored in double figures, 9-5 when he started … Made his first start of the season against Virginia and scored a team-high 16 points … Went 4-for-4 from three-point range and 6-for-8 overall, also blocking two shots and taking five rebounds, easily his best game of the season … Three double-figure games in Tech’s last 11 games (11 at FSU, 11 vs. Clemson, 11 at South Carolina) … Made three threes in each of those games … Scored a total of 17 points (1-for-11 on 3s) in the eight games between Virginia and Clemson … Had three other double-figure games this season – 13 vs. Cornell (5-10 FG, 2-6 on 3s), 14 vs. Green Bay (5-11, 2-5) and 12 against Wofford (2-3 FG, 2-3 on 3s, 6-6 FT) … Underrated as a rebounder, has a knack for knifing in from odd angles or between bodies to get his hands on balls, and not afraid to tap them out to teammates … Grabbed five or more in seven of the last 12 games … Averaged 8.3 points in three games on Tech’s August trip to the Bahamas … Hit 37 percent from the floor, 2 of-6 on threes … Scored 17 points (6-9 FG, 2-2 3s) in Tech’s opening win over the Atlantis All-Stars.

2014-15Game-by-Game Statistics

Wing forward who started Tech’s first 11 games at the three-spot, came off the bench in his last 18 during the regular season … Sat out the last regular-season game against North Carolina with an abdominal strain … Replaced the injured Marcus Georges-Hunt in the starting five for Tech’s ACC Tournament game against Boston College … His 6.0 points-per-game average was fifth on the team (5.1 ppg in ACC games) … Scored in double digits four times in ACC games … Scored 17 against Boston College during the regular season and made four three-pointers, most in each category since the season opener against Georgia … Scored 10 at Pittsburgh (4-of-7 FG, two 3s), 13 at Wake Forest (5-of-7 FG, three 3s) and 10 at North Carolina (two 3s) … Tech’s biggest surprise of the early season, opening with 22 points and hitting 6-of-8 threes in the Jackets’ win over Georgia, but leveled off … Finished the season at 29.9 percent on his threes and led the team with 32 threes made and 107 attempts … Made at least one three in 18 games … 16-for-49 (32.7 pct.) in ACC games … Had only 21 turnovers in 566 minutes (1.5 per 40 minutes, second-best on the team) and went 14-for-19 from the foul line … Posted his first career double-double against IPFW with 13 points (6-for-10 FG) and 10 rebounds … Scored nine of his points, including his only three, in the final 10 minutes after the Mastodons rallied to within a point in two occasions.

2013-14Game-by-Game Statistics

Played in every game but one (DNP vs. Illinois) and averaged 12.8 minutes as a frontcourt reserve … Coaches asked him to play minutes at both the 3 and 4 positions during the absence of Robert Carter, Jr. … Averaged 4.2 points and 2.2 rebounds in ACC games, hitting 38.9 percent FG, 34.2 percent on 3s, in 15.5 minutes per game … Hit at least one three in 11 of 18 ACC regular-season games … Hit only two total in the pre-conference season … Had a breakout game at NC State, scoring career-high 13 points with four rebounds in a season-high 31 minutes … Went 5-for-7 from the floor, including one three-pointer … Was his third double-digit game of the season … Scored eight points, six of them in the second half, including two free throws with three seconds left to seal Tech’s win over Notre Dame … Fouled out in 10 minutes against Pitt, but still assisted on four baskets (no turnovers) and made a 3 … Hit a three and grabbed three boards at Syracuse … Hit a three and dealt three assists with no turnovers against Virginia Tech … Scored 10 points (3-5 FG, two 3s) with six rebounds at Maryland in 19 minutes … Played 18 minutes at Charlotte (4 pts, 6 reb, 2 assists, 2 steals), most of them at the small forward spot … Posted nine points and a season-best seven rebounds against East Tennessee State (4-7 FG, 2 blocks) … Sparked Tech in the first half at Georgia with seven points and four rebounds … Played 20 minutes against MVSU, posting his first double-figure scoring game (10 pts, 4-8 FG).

High School

Two-time all-state selection from the Marist School who played all five positions on the floor for coach Greg McClaire … 3-star prospect in all three major recruiting rankings and ranked as high as No. 78 nationally, No. 18 among the nation’s small forwards.

Averaged 19.3 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.7 blocked shots and three assists as a senior … Recorded nine double-doubles and scored 30 points or more on three occasions … Leading scorer, second-leading rebounder and leading shot blocker for the War Eagles … Converted 88 percent from the free throw line and 46 percent from three-point range.

In his junior year, he averaged 18.9 points, six rebounds and three assists… Played AAU ball for the Atlanta Express.


Full name is Quinton Douglas Stephens … Born March 1, 1995 … Third of four children of Bob and Ana Stephens, two older sisters (Kimberly and Nicole), one younger brother (Jonathan) … His father, Bob, played collegiately at Drexel (1976-79) and overseas for more than 10 years … Enjoys hiking, camping and biking… Graduated in May, 2017, with his bachelor’s degree in business administration.

 Career Statistics 
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