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Melvin Tabb
Melvin Tabb

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Enloe HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 250

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
11/08/1991

Experience:
SQ

Melvin Tabb


Tabb's 2010-11 Video Highlights
Tabb's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

Granted his release from the basketball program in August of 2011 ... Had an up and down season in his only year with the Deacons, missing time due to injury and suspension ... Showed flashes of his potential when he was on the court ... Strong, skilled forward who was a physical presence down low ... Excellent rebounder ... Joined Cameron Stanley (2005-08) as recent Raleigh natives to suit up for the Deacons.

Melvin Tabb


2010-11 (Freshman)
Played in 14 games off the bench ... Averaged 1.6 points and 2.0 rebounds in 8.9 minutes per game ... Battled a case of mono in the preseason, forcing him to miss the exhibition and the season opener ... Suspended for four games early in the year due to academics ... Returned to the team upon the completion of fall semester exams in mid-December ... Played in 11 games upon his return before suffering an ankle injury prior to the Virginia game ... Sat out three games before being released from the basketball program for the remainder of the season ... Had one of his most productive performances in his last appearance of the season on Jan. 22 vs. Duke ... Scored five points on 2-of-3 shooting in 16 minutes against the Blue Devils ... Missed 13 games total due to suspension and two due to injury/illness ... Saw action in five ACC games, averaging 1.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in 10.2 minutes per game.

2010-11 Game-by-Game
Sat out the season opener vs. Stetson (Nov. 12) after battling a case of mono ... Made his collegiate debut vs. Hampton (Nov. 15) and finished with 3 points and 4 rebounds in 11 minutes off the bench ... Had 5 points and 3 rebounds vs. VCU (Nov. 16) ... Saw limited action off the bench at Elon (Nov. 20) ... Temporarily released from basketball activities to focus on academics on Nov. 22 ... Reinstated to the team on Dec. 10 ... Was in uniform vs. UNC Wilmington (Dec. 12) but did not see action ... Saw 3 minutes of action against UNC Greensboro (Dec. 15) ... Recorded 2 rebounds in 5 minutes off the bench at Xavier (Dec. 18) ... Shot 3-for-4 from the field and scored 6 points vs. Presbyterian (Dec. 21) ... Grabbed 3 rebounds and blocked his first-career shot in 8 minutes of action at Richmond (Dec. 29) ... Saw action but did not record any stats vs. Gonzaga (Jan. 2) ... Pulled down 4 rebounds vs. High Point (Jan. 5) in 7 minutes of action ... Scored 3 points and grabbed 2 rebounds in the second half at NC State (Jan. 8) ... Recorded 2 rebounds vs. Maryland (Jan. 12) ... Grabbed 3 boards in 13 minutes at Virginia Tech (Jan. 15) ... Played 3 minutes and did not record any statistics at Georgia Tech (Jan. 19) ... Saw significant time vs. Duke (Jan. 22), scoring 5 points on 2-of-3 shooting in 16 minutes ... Missed the Virginia game (Jan. 29) with an ankle injury ... Was available but did not see action at Florida State (Feb. 1) and at Maryland (Feb. 5) ... Released from the team for the remainder of the season on Feb. 7.

High School
Ranked by ESPN as the No. 17 power forward and the No. 74 overall prospect ... Ranked by ESPN as the seventh-best recruit out of the state of North Carolina ... Rated by Rivals as the No. 19 power forward and No. 88 overall prospect ... Listed by Scout as the No. 24 power forward and No. 106 overall recruit ... Listed as a four-star recruit by both Rivals and Scout ... Part of a 2010 Wake Forest recruiting class that was ranked No. 8 in the country according to ESPN ... A 2010 graduate of Enloe High School in Raleigh, N.C. ... Played under coach Tommy Moore at Enloe ... 2010 McDonald's All-America nominee ... Named to the 2009-10 Associated Press All-State Team ... Led Enloe to a 22-5 record, the 4A East Sectional Finals and a Cap 7 Conference title as a senior, averaging 15.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game ... Two-time first team all Cap 7 Conference honoree ... As a junior, averaged 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Eagles to a 28-3 record and a regular season conference championship ... Enloe lost in the 2009 4A regional semifinals ... Averaged 14 points and eight rebounds as a sophomore in 2007-08, leading Enloe to a 19-7 record ... Named to the Cap 7's Academic All-Conference team ... Played AAU ball for the CP3 All-Stars ... High school teammate of N.C. Central freshman Emanuel Chapman ... AAU teammate of Reggie Bullock (North Carolina), Jay Canty (Xavier), Ryan Kelly (Duke), C.J. Leslie (NC State) and John Wall (Washington Wizards) ... Served as a youth leader at Elevation Baptist Church in Raleigh.

Personal
Given name is Melvin Coran Tabb ... Son of Kuniki Tabb and Maurice Bell ... Born November 8, 1991, in Smithfield, N.C. ... Has four sisters (Kimia; Mykia; Brianna; Arielle) and two brothers (Jeremy; Omari) ... Committed verbally to Wake Forest in February of 2009 ... Chose the Deacons over offers from Baylor, Clemson, East Carolina, Oklahoma and South Carolina ... Wore No. 34 in high school ... Considering a major in communication.

 

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