Season opener is Friday, Nov. 14 at Southern
Head coach Michael White and senior forward Michale Kyser addressed the media
Six players scored in double figures
The Bulldogs completed practice No. 8
High School: Lettered for St. Petersburg HS and coach Christopher Blackwell ... Ranked 38th best player in state of Florida for 2014 by Florida Hoops ... Led the Green Devils to a ranking as high as No. 3 in Hillsborough/Pinellas, a 21-4 overall record and a spot in the Class 8A regional finals where he finished with 32 points, five assists, four steals and three rebounds in the overtime loss ... As a senior, finished with an average of 21 points, seven assists, five rebounds and six steals per game en route to being named first team All-Pinella County and All-Suncoast honorable mention ... Participated in the Pinellas-Hillsborough All-Star game with fellow Bulldog Jacobi Boykins ... Was First team All-Pinella County as a junior ... Also named team MVP and offensive player of the year after averaging 17 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals ... District champions and state final four runner-ups his sophomore year.
Personal: Full name is Dayon Griffin ... Son of April Manning ... Three siblings, Darius, Kelly and Shawn ... Born Dec. 21, 1995 in St. Petersburg, Fla. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over South Florida, Florida Atlantic and FIU.