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Ari Stewart
Ari Stewart

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Wheeler HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 205

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
10/16/1990

Experience:
2VL


Stewart's 2009-10 Video Highlights
Stewart's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

Requested and was granted his release by Wake Forest in March of 2011 ... Played in 61 games in his Wake Forest career, averaging 7.9 points and 3.8 rebounds per game ... One of the top 3-point shooters in the ACC as a freshman in 2009-10 ... Explosive athlete ... Versatile forward who could knock down shots from the outside ... Joined Al-Farouq Aminu and Tony Woods as recent recruits from the state of Georgia.


2010-11 (Sophomore)
Played in 30 games with 16 starts ... Averaged 24.8 minutes per game, which ranked fourth on the team ... The Deacons' second-leading rebounder (4.4 rpg) and fifth-leading scorer (8.5 ppg) ... Shot 83.0 percent (39-of-47) from the free throw line ... Missed the Miami game with the flu ... Suspended for the ACC Tournament due to academic reasons ... Scored in double figures in 14 games ... Scored in double figures in 10 of the team's first 11 games of the season ... Held scoreless over his final four games of the year ... Led the team in scoring twice ... Pulled down double-figure rebounds twice and led the team in rebounding five times ... Led the team in assists three times ... Successfully converted seven of eight three-point play opportunities on the year ... Posted his first and only career double-double in the season opener vs. Stetson.

2010-11 Game-by-Game
Opened the season with his first career double-double, finishing with 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. Stetson (Nov. 12) ... Pulled down 10 rebounds vs. Hampton (Nov. 15) ... Led the team with 18 points on 7-of-12 shooting to go along with 7 rebounds vs. VCU (Nov. 16) ... Turned in 16 points and 9 rebounds at Elon (Nov. 20) ... Scored 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting and pulled down 7 rebounds vs. Winthrop (Nov. 22) ... Finished with 14 points and 5 rebounds vs. Marist (Nov. 23) ... Had 10 points on 5-of-11 shooting and 3 rebounds vs. Iowa (Nov. 30) ... Turned in a nice all-around performance with 11 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists vs. Holy Cross (Dec. 4) ... Played 40 minutes, scoring 15 points and grabbing eight rebounds against UNC Wilmington (Dec. 12) ... Came off the bench to score 12 points and record 3 rebounds vs. UNC Greensboro (Dec. 15) ... Scored 10 points, grabbed 6 boards and dished out 4 assists at Xavier (Dec. 18) ... Recorded 2 steals and scored 5 points vs. Presbyterian (Dec. 21) ... Dished out 5 assists, scored 12 points and grabbed 5 rebounds at Richmond (Dec. 29) ... Had 6 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals vs. Gonzaga (Jan. 2) ... Scored 7 points and had 4 rebounds vs. High Point (Jan. 5) ... Shot 4-for-9 from the field and made all 3 of his free throw attempts for 12 points at NC State (Jan. 8) ... Had 7 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and his first blocked shot of the season vs. Maryland (Jan. 12) ... Scored 4 points and had 2 rebounds at Virginia Tech (Jan. 15) ... Led the Deacons with 9 points and grabbed 4 rebounds at Georgia Tech (Jan. 19) ... Performed well on the glass with 6 rebounds and had 3 assists vs. Duke (Jan. 22) ... Had 12 points and 4 rebounds on 4-of-9 shooting to help the Deacons defeat Virginia (Jan. 29) ... Scored 7 points on 3-of-8 shooting at Florida State (Feb. 1) ... Connected on both of his 3-point attempts and scored all 8 of his points in the second half at Maryland (Feb. 5) ... Missed the Miami game (Feb. 9) with the flu ... Returned from the flu to score 4 points off the bench vs. NC State (Feb. 13) ... Pulled down 6 boards at North Carolina (Feb. 15) ... Came off the bench to score 12 points and pull down 5 boards vs. Florida State (Feb. 19) ... Had an assist vs. Virginia Tech (Feb. 22) ... Had a block in 6 minutes at Clemson (Feb. 26) ... Pulled down 3 rebounds vs. Georgia Tech (Mar. 3) ... Had an assist in limited action at Boston College (Mar. 6) ... Suspended for the ACC Tournament due to academic reasons.

2009-10 (Freshman)
Played in all 31 games off the bench ... Averaged 17.1 minutes per game ... Ranked fifth on the team with 7.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game ... Averaged 6.4 points and 3.4 rebounds per game in ACC play ... Served as the team's top three-point threat ... Went 43-for-116 from beyond the arc for 37.1 percent ... Led the team in both three-point field goals and three-point attempts ... His 43 three-point field goals were the fourth-highest by a freshman in school history ... Led all ACC freshmen in three-point shooting ... Made multiple three-point buckets in 12 games and made at least one three-pointer in 24 different contests ... Ranked fourth on the team with 85 field goals made ... Scored in double figures 10 times and led the team in scoring twice.

2009-10 Game-by-Game
Made his collegiate debut vs. Oral Roberts (Nov. 13) and finished with 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting, including a pair of three-pointers ... Had 9 points on 4-of-6 shooting at East Carolina (Nov. 15) ... Finished with 7 points and 2 steals vs. High Point (Nov. 18) ... Tallied 13 points and a team-best 8 rebounds vs. Winston-Salem State (Nov. 24) ... Turned in 3 points and 4 rebounds vs. William & Mary (Nov. 28) ... Had 2 rebounds and a block in 9 minutes at Purdue (Dec. 1) ... Scored 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting, including a 4-for-4 performance from 3-point range, at Gonzaga (Dec. 5) ... Scored a game-high 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting vs. Elon (Dec. 13) ... Had 5 points and hit a 3-pointer off the bench at UNC Wilmington (Dec. 16) ... Finished with 5 points and 4 boards vs. NC State (Dec. 20) ... Scored 11 points and hit 3-of-6 from 3-point range at UNC Greensboro (Dec. 28) ... Had 7 points and 5 rebounds and hit a key 3-pointer in overtime vs. Richmond (Dec. 31) ... Scored 7 points and pulled down 4 boards vs. Xavier (Jan. 3) ... Scored 2 points at Miami (Jan. 9) ... Scored 4 points in overtime and played 27 minutes vs. Maryland (Jan. 12) ... Finished with 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting, including 2-of-4 from 3-point range, at Duke (Jan. 17) ... Had 11 points and went 3-for-4 from 3-point range at North Carolina (Jan. 20) ... Hit all 3 of his treys on consecutive possessions in a 90-second span in the second half vs. the Tar Heels ... Hit a 3-pointer and pulled down 4 rebounds vs. Virginia (Jan. 23) ... Had 2 points and 2 rebounds at Georgia Tech (Jan. 28) ... Turned in 8 points, hitting 2-of-4 from 3-point range, to go along with 2 assists vs. Miami (Feb. 2) ... Scored 7 points, pulled down 4 rebounds and hit 2-of-4 from 3-point range at Virginia (Feb. 6) ... Had 8 points and 7 rebounds vs. Boston College (Feb. 9) ... Scored 10 points and went 4-for-7 from the field, including 2-of-4 from 3-point range vs. Georgia Tech (Feb. 13) ... Grabbed 4 rebounds and had 2 points at Virginia Tech (Feb. 16) ... Turned in 4 boards and 2 points at NC State (Feb. 20) ... Led the team with 16 points, going 4-for-8 from 3-point range to go along with 7 rebounds vs. North Carolina (Feb. 27) ... Scored 8 points and hit 2-of-4 from 3-point range at Florida State (Mar. 3) ... Had 2 rebounds and a steal vs. Clemson (Mar. 7) ... Had 3 points and 2 rebounds vs. Miami in the ACC Tournament (Mar. 11) ... Scored 11 points on 3-of-7 from 3-point range in just 12 minutes in the NCAA Tournament vs. Texas (Mar. 18) ... Hit a clutch 3-pointer with 16 seconds left in overtime, pulling Wake to within one point ... Scored 5 points in the NCAA Tournament second round vs. Kentucky (Mar. 20).


High School
Ranked by Scout as the No. 8 small forward and No. 43 overall prospect in the class of 2009 ... Rated by Rivals as No. 10 small forward and No. 43 overall prospect ... Listed as a four-star prospect by both Scout and Rivals ... Ranked by ESPN as the No. 10 small forward and No. 52 overall prospect in the class ... A 2009 graduate of Wheeler High School in Marietta, Ga. ... Played under coach Doug Lipscomb at Wheeler ... Three-time all-state honoree, earning first team honors as a junior and as a senior ... Led the Wildcats to the 2009 Georgia 5A state championship as a senior ... Finished with 21 points and 14 rebounds in Wheeler's 73-53 title game defeat of Milton H.S. ... Wheeler was ranked No. 7 in the country in the final PrepNation poll ... Averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior ... As a junior in 2007-08, helped Wheeler to the Georgia 5A state championship game before falling to Norcross H.S. and future Deacon Al-Farouq Aminu, 57-54 ... Averaged 16 points and eight rebounds per game to help the Wildcats finish 30-3 and earn a No. 21 national ranking in 2007-08 ... Finished his career as Wheeler's all-time leader in two-point field goal percentage (69%) ... High school teammate of NC State's Richard Howell, Miami's DeQuan Jones and former NC State forward and current Cleveland Cavalier J.J. Hickson ... Attended Roswell (Ga.) High School as a freshman ... Invited to participate in the 2008 USA U-18 Trials ... Named MVP at the 2009 Reebok All-American Game in Washington, D.C. ... Played on the U.S. All-Stars team at the 2009 Charm City Challenge in Towson, Md. ... Played AAU ball for the Worldwide Renegades under coach Tyrone Riley ... AAU teammate of Georgia Tech freshman Mfon Udofia ... Member of the 3.0 GPA Club in high school.

Personal
Given name is Ari D'Anthony Stewart ... First name is pronounced "AIR-ee" ... Son of Alexcine Stewart-Dixon and Anthony Dixon ... Born Oct. 16, 1990, in Montgomery, Alabama ... Committed verbally to the Deacons in September of 2008 ... Chose Wake Forest over offers from Oregon, Virginia and Xavier among others ... Wore No. 20 in high school.

 

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