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John Collins
John  Collins

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Cardinal Newman HS

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 235

Position:
Forward

02/22/2017

Deacons Rally to Defeat Pitt, 63-59

Wake Forest matched its program record by overcoming a 19-point deficit behind 22 points and 13 boards from John Collins.

12/31/2016

Wake Forest Falls to Clemson, 73-68

The Tigers finished the game on a 15-0 run to turn a 68-58 deficit into a victory.

11/11/2016

Deacs Open 2016-17 by Beating Radford, 80-59

Wake Forest led from start to finish, fueled by John Collins' first-career double-double.

03/14/2017

Wake Forest vs. Kansas State (NCAA First Four)

Wake Forest vs. Kansas State (NCAA First Four) March 14, 2017

03/08/2017

USATSI Gallery - Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech - ACC Tournament 2017

USATSI Gallery - Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech - ACC Tournament 2017

03/04/2017

Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech

March 4, 2017

03/01/2017

USATSI Gallery - No. 8 Louisville @ Wake Forest

USATSI Gallery - No. 8 Louisville @ Wake Forest

02/22/2017

Wake Forest vs. Pitt

The Wake Forest men's basketball team took on Pitt inside the LJVM Coliseum on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

OF NOTE
• Led team in field goal shooting at 54.7 (81-148) percent (min. 100 attempts) in 2015-16
• Scored in double figures in 13 games as a freshman
• Had 16 points and six rebounds in first career start vs. No. 23 Notre Dame (Feb. 24, 2016)

2015-16 SEASON (FRESHMAN)
• Appeared in all 31 games, making one start
• Averaged 7.3 points and 3.9 rebounds in 14.4 minutes per game
• Led team in field goal shooting at 54.7 (81-148) percent (min. 100 attempts)
• Fourth on the team with 23 blocks
• Scored in double figures in 13 games
• 16 points and six rebounds in first career start vs. No. 23 Notre Dame (Feb. 24)
• 12 points (4-4 FG, 4-4 FT) and five rebounds vs. Coastal Carolina (Dec. 18)
• 14 points and eight rebounds vs. No. 19 Vanderbilt (Nov. 24)
• 10 points and nine rebounds vs. No. 13 Indiana (Nov. 23)
• 10 points (5-7 FG), seven rebounds and three blocks in 11 minutes in collegiate debut vs. UMBC (Nov. 13)

HIGH SCHOOL
• A 2015 graduate and three-year letterman at Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Fla.
• 2014-15 Florida Class 4A Player of the Year
• As a senior, was named Palm Beach Post Player of the Year and the Gatorade Palm Beach Player of the Year
• Earned Sun Sentinel Player of the Year honors
• Averaged 20.3 points and 10.2 rebounds during his senior season in 2014-15
• Rated as a four-star recruit by ESPN and a three-star by Rivals and Scout
• Ranked by Scout as the No. 23 power forward in the class
• ESPN had him as the No. 36 power forward, No. 47 in the South Region and 17th in the state of Florida
• Ranked by Scout as the No. 5 power forward in the South Region and No. 4 at the position in the state of Florida
• Played AAU ball for the Florida Flash, formally known as e1t1 Flash

PERSONAL
• Full name is John Martin Collins III
• Nickname is "JC"
• Son of Lyria Rissing-Collins
• Born September 23, 1997 in Layton, Utah
• Has one younger sibling (Jayden)

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