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R.J. Blakney Season 2023-24


2023-24: Played in 32 games and started 24 ... Averaged 7.9 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game ... Had 12 games of double figures scoring ... Scored season high 14 points at Arkansas and had 13 against ULM ... Was second on the team in blocked shots with 28 ... Had three blocks against South Alabama, at Georgia State and James Madison ... Topped the team with 37 steals, highlighted by three at Troy, James Madison twice and at Southern Miss.

2022-23: Appeared in 30 games and started 20 of those … Averaged 6.1 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.2 assists, while adding 15 blocks and 21 steals on the season … Scored a season-high 19 points in a win against Saint Joseph's.

2021-22: One of two Flyers to start in all 35 games, averaging 22.3 minutes a contest … Averaged 6.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists, while adding 22 steals and eight blocks … Made 31 three's shooting 35% from beyond the arc … Scored 19 points and was 5-for-5 from deep in win over Va Tech … Scored at least eight points in six of the last eight games of 2021-22 … Won award as team’s top defender.

2020-21: Blakney saw action in 17 games (three starts) and averaged 4.8 points and 2.4 rebounds a game, while shooting (.554 (31-56) from the field and .833 (10-12) from the line … He saw the court for 29 minutes against Mississippi State (9 of the 10 in OT), and sent the game into its second extra frame with a three-pointer with 16.1 seconds left.

HIGH SCHOOL: At Loomis Chaffee School he averaged 20.3 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game … Named New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class A Co-Player of the Year as he led his team to the NEPSAC Class A Founders League championship with a 21-6 record and was named the NEPSAC tournament MVP.
At St. Maria Goretti High School he averaged 16.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.7 steals as a senior, while leading his team to 30 wins …  Scored over 1,800 points in his high school career, ranking second in St. Maria Goretti history earning Second Team All-Maryland, First Team All-Baltimore Catholic League as a senior, second team as a junior … Washington County Player of the Year in 2019 … Four-year varsity player for a Goretti squad tied for first in the BCL in his junior and senior seasons.

PERSONAL: Son of Dafne Lee … His mom scored 992 points at Maryland and played professionally for six-and-a-half years in Europe … While at Maryland, she was part of four teams that reached at least the NCAA Sweet Sixteen (Final Four in 1989), won ACC regular season and tournament championships and was ranked No. 1 in the AP poll during her senior season … Played AAU with Team Durant, Team Melo, Baltimore Basketball Club, Team Thrill...majoring in leadership.