10 Akeem Richmond
10 Akeem Richmond
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Hometown: Sanford, N.C.
High School: Southern Lee
Position: G
2009-10 (Freshman):
Akeem Richmond 2009-10 Game-by-game Statistics
Named to the 2009-10 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team...Set a new URI freshman record and finished 2009-10 ranked fourth nationally among all freshmen with 81 3-pointers made...Was just the third frosh in A-10 history to connect on at least 80 treys in a single season...Was twice named A-10 Rookie of the Week...Hit three or more 3-pointers on 17 occasions...Scored 10 points in back-to-back games at home versus Holy Cross and Stony Brook...Added 11 points (3-7 3FG) at Davidson...Had 11 points - including the go-ahead 3-pointer - which spurred a 17-point second half comeback versus Providence...Connected on four 3-pointers, good for 12 points against Northeastern...Scored 11 points (3-5 3FG) in 15 minutes of play at Boston College...Poured in a career-high 21 points (8-14 FG; 5-8 3FG) against Saint Joseph's...Knocked down 6-of-10 from beyond the arc en route to 19 points at home versus Massachusetts...Earned the first start of his collegiate career at Saint Louis, scoring 18 points (6-11 3FG)...Scored 20 points (6-11 FG; 5-9 3FG) and grabbed four rebounds versus Fordham...Connected on 4-of-8 from the outside, good for 13 points against Saint Louis in the A-10 quarterfinals...Scored 13 points (3-6) at Virginia Tech in the NIT quarterfinals.

At Southern Lee H.S.:
Finished his prep career with 2,846 points - the second-highest career total in NCHSAA history...Led the state of North Carolina in scoring in each of his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons...Also tallied better than 600 steals and assists during his high school career...Three-time Associated Press All-State selection...Averaged 29.2 points per game as a senior for head coach Gaston Collins' Southern Lee squad, which finished 20-7 during the 2008-09 campaign...The Cavaliers captured the Cape Fear Valley Conference title for the third consecutive seasons, with Richmond earning conference Player of the Year honors twice...Also helped guide Southern Lee to the 3-A East sectional finals in his junior and senior seasons.

Personal:
Akeem Richmond was born on April 10, 1991 in Sanford, N.C....Parents are Vickie and Eric Richmond...Father played football at East Carolina University...Has a brother Eric and four sisters, Tenille, Emma, Michelle, and Dorece...Enjoys watching basketball and listening to music...Undecided on his major at URI.

Akeem Richmond Career Statistics
                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2009-10   36-1    651/18.1  107-273  .392   81-209  .388   18-26   .692  18-43    61  1.7  40-0   26  14   2  20  313/8.7
TOTAL     36-1    651/18.1  107-273  .392   81-209  .388   18-26   .692  18-43    61  1.7  40-0   26  14   2  20  313/8.7