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#12 Dante Curry
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Poinciana HS/South Florida
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Dante Curry's Bio & Statistics Dante Curry's Bio & Statistics

AT GEORGIA STATE:

Finished career as one of the top three-point shooters in Georgia State history, knocking down 92 treys in three years as a Panther after transfering from the University of South Florida in January of 2007 . . . Averaged 5.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game, while hitting 1.24 three-pointers per game.

2010-11:
 
Finished as top three-point shooter, hitting 53 three-pointers . . . Ranked 12th in the CAA with 1.9 treys per contest and a .371 three-point shooting percentage, which ranked 15th in the conference. . . Scored in double digits on nine occassions, including a stretch of eight times in 12 games.

Named Dr Pepper Classic Tournament MVP after scoring 21 points, nailing seven three-pointers in the championship game over host Chattanooga (12/30) . . . The night before, came off the bench to knock down six three-pointers in the Panthers 30-point win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (12/29), scoring a team-high 18 points . . . Earned CAA co-Player of the Week honors on Jan. 3 after performance in Chattanooga . . . The seven three-pointers hit were the most by a Panther since the 2001-02 season . . . Combined with Eric Buckner to become the first Panthers to each score at least 20 points in a game (Chattanooga) in the last four years.

In season debut, came off the bench to score 15 points, knocking down 5-of-8 from three-point range in the Panthers home opening win over Troy (11/19) . . . Scored a career-high 27 points, hitting seven three-pointers for second time in a week against UNCW (1/5), while playing a career-high 34 minutes.

2009-10:

Averaged 2.2 points per game . . . Played in 25 contests including one start . . . Went 11-for-12 at the free throw line.

Season-high 10 points against Drexel, including two three-pointers . . . Had nine points and five rebounds in win over UNCW (1/20). Made a key block late in the game on a potential game-tying shot . . . Scored six points on two three-pointers in regular-season finale at Hofstra (2/27) . . . Added six points at Delaware (1/23) . . . Best game of the non-conference slate was a 10-point effort against Utah Valley.

2008-09:

Added scoring punch off the bench, averaging 6.9 points per game . . . Scored in double figures in seven games . . . Connected on 28-of-80 three-pointers (35 percent) . . . Sat out the first nine games completing his year in residence after transferring.

Made a splash in his debut with 21 points against Georgia Tech; hit four three-pointers and grabbed three steals.

Poured in 18 points, his high in a CAA game, to lead Georgia State in its win at Northeastern (2/18) . . . Also assisted on the game-winning shot against Northeastern. With 1.4 seconds left, he inbounded the ball from in front of the Panther bench and lobbed to Ousman Krubally in the low post for a layup as time expired

Followed with 14 points at Eastern Michigan, including a three-pointer with 3:41 left that broke a 50-all tie and put Georgia State ahead for good . . . Scored 15 points off the bench at Delaware (6-for-11 FG) with three three-pointers

Missed the following game (at Drexel) with an ankle injury, then returned with 13 points (5-for-7 FG) in win at William & Mary

Scored 10 points in win over Towson (1/17), and then added five points against VCU (1/21)

Had 13 points, 11 in the second half, in home win over Delaware (2/7); hit back-to-back three-pointers in second-half as State rallied from eight points down.

AT SOUTH FLORIDA:
Played in six games as a redshirt freshman in November 2007 before electing to transfer . . . Averaged 2.0 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.0 assists while playing nine minutes a game . . . Top performance was a nine-point, three-rebound effort in a win over Florida Atlantic . . . Added three points against East Carolina . . . Handed out two assists in his first collegiate game against Cleveland State . . . Grabbed two steals against Rhode Island . . . Took a redshirt year in 2006-07 after injuring his Achilles tendon in the preseason. 

HIGH SCHOOL:
Four-year letterwinner and starter at Poinciana High School in Kissimmee, Fla. . . . Named County Player of the Year by the Orlando Sentinel . . . County MVP by the Osceola News Gazette . . . Three-time all-conference selection and team most valuable player . . . Finished his career as the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,455 points . . . Averaged 22.2 points, 6.3 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 3.1 steals per game as a senior . . . Added 19.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game as a junior.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Princeton Dante Curry . . . Born April 14, 1988 in Honolulu, Hawaii . . . Parents are Tina and Alexis Curry . . . Graduated with a degree in sociology.

CAREER STATISTICS:

 Season

G-GS

 Min

 Avg 

 FG-

 FGA

 Pct 

 3P-

3PA

Pct 

 FT-

FTA

 Pct 

 O-

 D-

 Reb

Avg

 Ast

 Bl 

 St 

 Pts 

Avg

 2007-08(USF)

6-0

54

9.4

4

14

.286

2

11

.182

2

4

.500

0

7

1.2

6

0

4

12

2.0

 2008-09

21-1

402

19.1

50

132

.379

28

80

.350

17

33

.515

10

24

34

1.6

23

0

19

145

6.9

 2009-10

25-1 211 8.4 16 56 .286 11 40 .275 11 12 .917 4 10 14 0.6 9 2 8 54 2.2

 2010-11

28-9 417 14.9 56 164 .341 53 143 .371 17 24 .708 6 27 33 1.2 12 1 9 182 6.5

 Totals

80-11 1084 13.6 126 366 .344 94 274 .343 47 73 .644 20 68 88 1.1 50 3 40 393 4.9

 GSU Totals

74-11 1030 13.9 122 352 .347 92 263 .350 45 69 .652 20 61 81 1.1 44 3 36 381 5.1

 

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