Versatile freshman forward Curtis Haywood II ready to continue his, Georgia Tech’s winning ways
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.
On their first full day in China, the Yellow Jackets went for a morning walk by West Lake in Hangzhou.
Monday saw the Yellow Jackets visit the campus of Alibaba, the largest e-commerce company in China.
Georgia Tech basketball newcomers at summer practice, July 11, 2017
Comes 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.
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.