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Josh Heath
Josh  Heath
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Tampa Preparatory School

Last College:
South Florida

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
12/28/1994

Experience:
3 letters

Major:
Business Administration

Graduated:
2017


05/05/2017

63 Student-Athletes Graduate

Georgia Tech held spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday at McCamish Pavilion

04/25/2017

#TGW: Point Taken, Given

Josh Heath's play, leadership helped inspire Jackets, move the program forward

03/26/2017

#TGW: Tech's Own March Madness

A fresh Yellow Jacket team returns to New York in perfect frame of mind and body for NIT final four

02/11/2017

Postgame Quotes

Georgia Tech 65, Boston College 54

01/28/2017

Okogie scores at buzzer, Jackets upset Notre Dame 62-60

Tadric Jackson scores career-high 25 points and assists on the winning basket

03/28/2017

Georgia Tech 76, CSU Bakersfield 61 (NIT Semifinal)

Photos from Georgia Tech vs. Cal State Bakersfield in the 2017 NIT Semifinals on 3/28/17.

03/04/2017

Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse

March 4, 2017

01/28/2017

USATSI Gallery - No. 14 Notre Dame @ Georgia Tech

USATSI Gallery - No. 14 Notre Dame @ Georgia Tech

01/25/2017

Georgia Tech vs. No. 6 Florida State

Georgia Tech vs. No. 6 Florida State January 25, 2017 Men's Basketball

01/18/2017

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Tech

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the men's basketball game against Virginia Tech.

Career Notes

Former University of South Florida guard and Tampa high school standout now in his third season at Georgia Tech ...Transferred to Tech after his father and USF coach, Stan Heath, left the Bulls at the end of the 2013-14 season ... Was granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA and has three years at Tech beginning with the 2014-15 season ... Possesses good basketball IQ, ability to create scoring opportunities and make intelligent basketball decisions ... Played the entire 2014-15 season with two hernias, limiting his ability to maintain in-season weight training and conditioning ... Underwent successful surgery to repair those following the season ... Underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right hip following the 2015-16 season ... Had 27 zero-turnover games in three seasons at Tech, nine double-figure scoring games ... Started 49 games in three seasons, finishing with exactly 400 points ... Graduated in May, 2017 with his bachelor's degree in business administration.

2016-17 (at Georgia Tech) - Game-by-Game Statistics

Steady point guard who averaged 5.3 points and 4.4 assists (7th in the ACC) with 39 total steals in 32 games ... Became more aggressive as a scorer with four double-figure efforts in ACC games ... In ACC games: averaged 6.3 points and 4.9 assists while hitting 46.9 percent from the floor ... Last 6 ACC games: 7.0 points per game, 5.1 assists per game, 50 percent from the floor ... Had 24 assists and six steals in Tech's five NIT games (3-19 FG) ... Five points, six rebounds, seven assists at Ole Miss ... Had 51/24 assist/turnover ratio in Tech's ACC wins (34/9 in second half of those games), 37/25 in its ACC losses ... Posted his first and only career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 10 assists with seven rebounds at NC State ... Went 4-for-5 from the floor and 2-for-2 on threes in 39 minutes ... Added 10 points with six assists at Virginia Tech, again in 39 minutes ... Scored season-high 15 points (4-7 FG, 6-of-6 FT) with a critical three late in Tech's upset win over No. 9 North Carolina ... Five points and eight assists with just two turnovers against Clemson ... Made 24 starts this season (40 career at Tech), including Tech's last 23 games ... Played 38 or more minutes eight times since the start of ACC play, including 40 vs. Pittsburgh in the ACC Tournament.

2015-16 (at Georgia Tech) - Game-by-Game Statistics

Tech's starting point guard for the first 15 games this season, and in 21 games overall ... Had 95 assists and 30 turnovers (3.17-1), would have ranked second in the ACC and in the nation's top 20, but did not have enough assists to qualify ... Averaged 2.79 assists per game (season overall) and had four or more in 12 games ... 61-to-18 ratio in his last 18 games, including 30-to-10 in ACC games ... Played 26 turnover-free minutes at NC State, his first start since Jan. 6, and has committed only three turnovers in his last nine games (140 minutes) ... Thirteen turnover-free games this season ... Had played just 51 minutes total in nine games before Tech's second-round NIT game at South Carolina, when he played 23 off the bench (5 points, 4 assists) ... Played 20 at San Diego State ... Did not play at all at Florida State or Louisville ... Two double-figure scoring games this season, including 12 vs. VCU (3-5 FG, 5-6 FT) ... Played season-high 29 minutes in absence of injured teammate Travis Jorgenson ... Scored season-high 13 points against Green Bay and went 6-for-7 from the floor to match his career best in field goals made ... Has four double-figure games at Tech ...Solid three games on Tech's August trip to the Bahamas, averaging 6.3 points and 4.0 assists while hitting 52.9 percent from the floor ... Went 5-for-6 and scored 10 points against the Atlantis All-Stars.

2014-15 (at Georgia Tech) - Game-by-Game Statistics

Part-time starter at point guard who made few mistakes ... Can hit the open jumper and has a reliable pull-up runner in the lane ... Started four games, including ACC games against Notre Dame (1/14) and Pittsburgh (1/17) ... Enjoyed the best game of his college career in Tech's Feb. 16 win over Clemson, scoring a career-high 14 points (4-5 FG, 6-6 FT) with three assists and three steals with no turnovers in 22 minutes ... Averaged 2.7 assists per game and has just 40 turnovers (2.08-1 assist-turnover ratio) ... 29 assists and 10 turnovers over Tech's last 13 games ... Had nine zero-turnover games, six in ACC play ... Came up big in Tech's win at Northwestern, scoring career-high 12 points, including two key baskets in the final 2:30 as the Wildcats drew within a point ... Went 6-for-6 from the floor and had five assists against no turnovers ... Started Tech's games against Alabama A&M and IPFW due to Travis Jorgenson's sore knee, dishing seven assists against no turnovers in each game ... Averaged 8.0 ppg and 4.0 rpg in those games.

At South Florida

Played one season for his father at South Florida in 2013-14 ... Was set to red-shirt during the 2013-14 season, he dressed and played for the first time on Jan. 9 after an injury to guard Anthony Collins, played 17 games and started the last four of the season as the Bulls finished 12-20 ... Finished the season with averages of 2.6 points, 1.4 rebounds and a team-best 3.6 assists in 17 games ... Posted a 2.2 assist/turnover ratio, which ranked No. 2 in the American Athletic Conference in conference-only games, and finished the season with 62 assists and 27 turnovers, a 2.3 ratio ... Scored a season-best eight points in the first round of the conference tournament against Rutgers.

High School

Two-time all-state performer at Tampa Prep for coach Joe Fenlon ... Averaged 11.9 points, 6.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game, leading Tampa Prep to a 27-3 record, and earned first-team Class 3A All-State honors as a senior ... Posted 12.4 points, 7.1 assists and 2.5 steals as a junior while helping lead the Terps to the Class 3A state championship ... During Tampa Prep's state championship run, he was named the Tournament MVP after scoring 36 points with 16 assists and 14 rebounds during the semis and final ... Scored more than 1,000 points in his high school career and holds the career assist record at Tampa Prep.

Personal

Full name is Josh Stanley Heath ... Born December 28, 1994 in Bowling Green, Ohio ... Son of Stan and Ramona Heath ... Father Stan has been the head coach at Kent State, Arkansas and South Florida following a 14-year career as an assistant coach on the college level ... Has an older brother, Jordan ... Graduated in May, 2017 with his bachelor's degree in business administration.


 Career Statistics at Georgia Tech 

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2014-15   31-4  605  19.5  47  114  .412  13  .231  36  53  .679  35  44  1.4  37  83  40  20  133  4.3 
2015-16   34-21  599  17.6  31  81  .383  17  .294  24  30  .800  11  26  37  1.1  55  95  30  19  91  2.7 
2016-17   33-24  1014  30.7  67  169  .396  11  43  .256  31  44  .705  13  73  86  2.6  68  144  83  39  176  5.3 
TOTAL  98-49  2218  22.6  145  364  .398  19  73  .260  91  127  .717  33  134  167  1.7  160  322  153  11  78  400  4.1