Seth Greenberg named the Bulldogs one of six teams that are poised to break out
LA Tech coaches and players take part in a pep rally
Speedy was named to the second team while Hamilton was named to the third team
Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. CT
Bulldogs will play in NIT quarterfinals Wednesday
Bulldogs defeat the Gaels, 89-88, to advance to the 2nd round of the NIT
Bulldogs hold off Blazers for 67-58 road win
LA Tech defeated MT, 55-39, to move into a tie for first place in C-USA.
LA Tech versus Rice 2/15/14
LA Tech versus North Texas 2/8/14
2013-14: Named to third team All-Conference USA, to the C-USA All-Tournament team and to the NABC second team All-Conference USA ... Also chosen to College Sports Madness second team All-Conference USA and to the All-LSWA third team ... Only Bulldog to start all 37 games ... Totaled 538 points while averaging a team-high 14.5 points per game in 28.0 minutes per game ... Tied for 10th most in scoring in C-USA ... Scored in double figures in 30 of the 37 games ... Set the sophomore single season record for made free throw's with 164 ... Finished with a team-high in free throws made (164) and attempted (226) ... Attempted at least 10 free throws in a single game six times, accounting for 24 percent of the team's total free throws ... Was the team's leading scorer in 12 games, including seven performances of 20-plus points ... Also averaged 3.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists ... Dished out 109 assists, the second most on the team, including two games with at least 10 ... Was second on the team in steals with 53 ... Registered the first of two double-doubles versus Centenary (11/13) with 13 points and 11 assists ... Pulled down a career-high nine boards at ULM (12/22) ... Swept C-USA Player of the Week and LSWA Player of the Week honors (week 9) after leading the Bulldogs to an overtime upset win at Oklahoma (12/30) ... Scored a career-high 31 points, including 10 of the team's 17 overtime points, in defeating the Sooners ... The 31 points was the most by any Bulldog in a single game for the season ... Followed that performance up with his second career double-double with 14 points and a career-high 12 assists against Longwood (1/4) ... Was also named College Sports Madness High Major Player of the Week for that week ... Registered career-highs in field goals made (10) and attempted (18) versus Marshall (1/25), scoring 24 points ... Knocked down 4-of-9 from three-point range, both career-highs, in the C-USA Semifinal win versus Southern Miss (3/14) ... Scored 49 points total in the C-USA Tournament.
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 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, six rebounds, eight assists and a career-high four steals ... Dished out a season-high 10 assists versus Central Baptist (2/20) ... Played a season-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.