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Kendaris Pelton
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Kendaris Pelton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Troy, Ala.

Last College:
Chipola JC

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 180

Position:
F

Birthdate:
02/15/1984

Overview
A junior college transfer who adds depth at the small forward spot ... Improved his overall game last season, after suffering a knee injury as a freshman ... Now is a more-complete player with good ball-handling and shooting skills.

Junior College:
Played for Coach Greg Heiar at Chipola Junior College ... Led the team to a 33-4 record and a fourth-place finish in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Tournament ... Averaged 12 points, five rebounds, three assists, and 1.5 steals per game as a sophomore ... Led team to the Florida Community College Athletic Association (FCCAA) state title and the NJCAA Region VIII Championship ... An FCCAA All-Tournament selection and an All-Panhandle Conference First-Team Honoree ... Named all-state ... Shot 83 percent from the free throw line and was a 46 percent shooter from the field ... As a freshman, team finished sixth in the national tournament and had a 32-5 record ... Averaged nine points, six rebounds, three assists and one steal per game that season, while committing only nine turnovers in 22 games.

Prep:
Played his senior high school season at Central Park Christian School in Birmingham, Ala. ... Led the team to a National Association of Christian Athletes (NACA) National Championship, averaging 21 points, nine rebounds, eight assists, three steals and two blocks that season .. Named the team's MVP ... Also participated in the 2002 Alabama High School Activities Association All-Star game ... A firstteam all-state selection and a Nike All-American .

Personal:
Son of Sharon Pelton ... Majoring in coaching and sport administration ... Born Feb. 15, 1984.

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