Versatile freshman forward Curtis Haywood II ready to continue his, Georgia Tech’s winning ways
Photos from Georgia Tech men's basketball vs. UNC - Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018
Photos from Georgia Tech men's basketball vs. Pittsburgh - Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018
Photos from Georgia Tech men's basketball vs. Notre Dame - Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Scenes from Tech's practice and visit to Shanghai Disney on Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The Yellow Jackets drove to the Dragon Sports Centre to conduct their first full practice in China, Sunday afternoon.
Came to Georgia Tech from Brewster Academy, considered to be one of the nation's best basketball programs, in Wolfeboro, N.H., where he played his senior (2016-17) year ... Consensus 3-star prospect, ranked among the state's top 10 players according to CBS's 247Sports.com ... Wing player with excellent shooting ability, basketball IQ, and defensive skills ... Has a 6-foot-11 wingspan.
2017-18 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Long-armed and athletic wing who started Tech’s last seven games after coming off the bench against UCLA ... Has picked things up quickly, averaging 34.0 minutes over Tech’s last six games while reaching double figures in four (10.2 ppg, 18-of-34 FG, 12-of-22 on 3s) ... Hit 5-of-7 from three-point range against North Texas ... Has 28 assists against just 10 turnovers (third in the ACC in assist/turnover ratio), and is third on the team with nine steals
Under the direction of head coach Jason Smith, led Brewster Academy to a 33-0 record, a NEPSAC (New England Prep School Athletic Council) AAA championship, and the Bobcats' fifth national championship in the last eight seasons ... Co-captain of the team who averaged 12.0 points, 4.5 assists, 4.5 rebounds and a team-best 2.1 steals en route to second team All-NEPSAC honors ... The latest Brewster Bobcat to enter the ACC's hardwood brotherhood, joining Louisville's Donovan Mitchell, Syracuse's Taurean Thompson and former Virginia player Jarred Reuter ... Before his move to New England, Haywood spent three years including an undefeated and state championship sophomore season at Mustang High School in Oklahoma.
Full name is Curtis James Haywood II ... Born September 24, 1997 in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... Son of Curtis and Tiera Haywood ... Oldest of four children: Cur'Tiera, Cherish and Lovely .. Began playing basketball at age 12 when his fatehr took him to camps in Oklahoma City ... Enjoys listening to music and took dance and drama class in middle school ... Plans to study business administration.