LA Tech Basketball produced a historic year
Southern Miss downs LA Tech 63-52
LA Tech upsets Florida State 71-66
2012-13: Named to the WAC All-Newcomer Team ... Played in all 34 games with three starts, one at Utah State and the other two in the NIT ... Totaled 264 points while scoring 7.8 points per game despite averaging only 17.6 minutes of action ... Recorded 10 double-digit scoring games and was the team's leading scorer in four games ... Also averaged 2.2 rebounds and 2.7 assists ... Dished out 93 assists, the second most on the team, including five games with at least five ... Was 12th in the WAC in free throw percentange at 72.1 ... First breakout game was at Northwestern State (12/4) when he poured in 16 points on a career-high 6-of-13 shooting to go along with three steals ... Scored a career-high 20 points in leading the team to its first win over New Mexico State (12/31) in the last eight tries ... Went 10-for-10 from the free throw line against the Aggies becoming only the 10th Bulldog to ever shoot 100 percent from the foul line with at least 10 attempts ... Had an all-around performance at San Jose State (1/24) with 15 points, a career-high six rebounds, eight assists and a career-high four steals ... Dished out a career-high 10 assists versus Central Baptist (2/20) ... Played a career-high 32 minutes in both the first round of the NIT at Florida State (3/19) and the second round at Southern Miss (3/25), scoring 16 points and 15 points, respectively ... Registered a career-high three blocks against the Golden Eagles, tied for the second most ever by a Bulldog in an NIT game.
High School: Ranked as fourth best player in Florida in the summer rankings by SourceHoops.com ... Rated as 23rd best shooting guard in the country by Scout.com ... Ranked 14th in Florida by ESPN with a scout grade of 88 ... Lettered three years for Coach Joel Orlando ... Led Chipley HS his senior year to the 2012 Florida Class 1A state championship, the first-ever basketball championship in Chipley history ... Scored 16 points on 7-11 shooting, dished out eight assists and had six rebounds and five steals in the contest ... Was named the 2012 Florida 1A Player of the Year by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and to the 1A all-state team ... Helped lead Chipley HS to district 1-3A title as a junior ... Helped lead the Tigers to regional quarterfinals and 27-1 record in the 2010-11 season ... Averaged 18 points, four rebounds and four steals per game as a junior ... Selected to Florida Athletic Coaches Association all-state team for Class 1A in 2011 ... Named MVP of Enterprise Christmas tournament ... Named team's Offensive Player of the Year.
Personal: Full name is George Alexander Hamilton III ... Son of Brenda Gaynor and the late George Hamilton ... Has one sister, Linda Robinson and one brother, Ryan Hamilton ... Born Oct. 5, 1993 in Marianna, Fla.