Long and athletic forward who thrives in transition ... Able to knock down long-range shots or use his quickness to drive to the rim ... Has spent the offseason rehabbing his right knee after tearing his ACL during a game in mid-January ... In addition to teammates Codi Miller-McIntyre and Andre Washington, other recent Hargrave products to play for the Deacons include Josh Howard (2000-03) and Trent Strickland (2003-06) ... Also joins Howard, C.J. Harris, Chris Paul and L.D. Williams as recent local products to play for the Deacons.
A 2013 graduate of Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. ... Played at Winston-Salem Prep before transferring to Hargrave prior to his senior year ... Played on Hargrave's post-graduate team coached by former Demon Deacon A.W. Hamilton, who played at Wake Forest in 2001 ... Joined Wake Forest sophomores Codi Miller-McIntyre and Andre Washington as recent Hargrave alums to play at Wake Forest ... Averaged 19 points and 13 rebounds per game for Hargrave before tearing the ACL in his right knee in mid-January ... Served as a team captain and helped Hargrave to a 38-8 overall record in 2012-13 ... 2013 McDonald's All-America nominee ... Played for coach Andre Gould at Winston-Salem Prep ... Led the Phoenix to the 2011-12 NCHSAA Class 1-A state championship, defeating Plymouth 61-49 in the title game ... Averaged 19.7 points and 10.3 rebounds in leading Winston-Salem Prep to a 31-1 record ... Named first team all-state by the Associated Press ... Finished runner-up in voting for the Winston-Salem Journal's 2011-12 Frank Spencer Award, given annually to the top vote-getter for the newspaper's All-Northwest Team ... As a sophomore in 2010-11, averaged 18.4 points and 11.3 rebounds to lead the Phoenix to a record of 24-10 ... Advanced to the 1-A Regional Finals before falling to eventual state champion North Rowan in overtime ... As a freshman in 2009-10, led Winston-Salem Prep to a mark of 25-4 and a berth in the 1-A West Sectional Finals ... Teammate of College of Charleston's Anthony Thomas at Winston-Salem Prep ... Hargrave teammates included Anton Gill (Louisville), Terry Rozier (Louisville), Shannon Evans (Buffalo), Emeka Ikezu (Samford) and Donte Clark (UMass) ... Scout listed him as a four-star recruit and the 23rd-best small forward in the country ... ESPN rated him as the 24th-best small forward in the nation ... ESPN also had him as the sixth-best recruit out of the state of North Carolina and the 28th-best out of the Southeast region ... Rivals ranked him as the 22nd-best small forward in the nation ... Listed in the 2013 Rivals 150 ... Played AAU ball for the CP3 All-Stars ... Honor roll student.
Given name is Gregory Theophilus McClinton ... Son of Latrina McClinton and Greg Evans ... Born Nov. 4, 1994 in Winston-Salem, N.C. ... Has two younger brothers, Justin and Amare ... Committed verbally to the Deacons in June 2012 ... Chose Wake Forest over offers from a host of major college programs, including Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami, NC State, Virginia Tech and Xavier ... Wore jersey No. 11 at Hargrave and at Winston-Salem Prep ... Considering a major in health and exercise science.