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RAIQUAN GRAY

#1
(Updated July 2018)
position
Forward
height
6-8
weight
260
year
Freshman-Redshirt
hometown
Ft. lauderdale, Fla.
high school
Dillard

RAIQUAN GRAY'S CAREER HIGHS

PTS: 11 vs. Murray State (3-23-19)
REBS: 6 vs. Gonzaga (3-28-19)
ASTS: 3 vs. Miami (1-9-19)
STLS: 5 vs. Murray State (3-23-19)

On Gray

A member of Florida State’s NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Team in 2018…a talented and versatile player who will be a centerpiece of the Seminoles’ rotation in 2018-19 after redshirting during the 2017-18 season…coaches decided to redshirt Gray before the start of his freshman season in order to give him an added year to acclimate himself to the rigors of working towards his degree and playing college basketball…a play maker who handles the basketball, makes shots on offense, is a space eater who blocks shots and rebounds well on defense…his game is often compared to that of Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors…can effectively play both the small and power forward positions while also bringing the basketball up the court as a guard…ranked as the 20th best power forward in the country according to ESPN as a high school star in 2017…ranked the No. 5 power forward in the state of Florida according to ESPN in 2017…helped lead Dillard to consecutive state championship titles in 2016 and 2017 as a junior and a senior…totaled a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds in Dillard’s 2017 Class 7A State championship clinching 75-53 win over Edgewater…played in the 23rd annual Dade-Broward All-Star game in 2017…a member of the Florida Vipers AAU team with fellow Florida State teammate Anthony Polite…averaged 10.2 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists while playing on the Under Armour circuit during the summer prior to his senior season…helped the Vipers to the Final Four of the Las Vegas Fab 48 Tournament…earned the Unsung Hero Award as a member of Florida State’s Scout team — the Green Vipers — at Florida State’s 2018 Honors Banquet…took home the award as Florida State’s most improved player at the Seminoles’ 2019 season-ending Honors Banquet…also earned a special team J.U.I.C.E award (Just Us In Combat Every Day) at the Seminoles’ Honors Banquet in 2019…

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2019)

Career debut with 2  points and 2 rebounds in 13 minutes of play in the Seminoles’ 81-60 win over Florida in Tallahassee (Nov. 6)…totaled 4 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists in 12 minutes of playing time in Florida State’s 93-61 win over Canisius in Tallahassee (Nov. 19)…scored 6 points and earned 1 steals in 8 minutes of play in Florida State’s 81-63 win over UAB in the quarterfinals of the AdvoCare Invitational (Nov. 22)…scored eight points to go along with 4 rebounds and 2 assists in Florida State’s 79-76 overtime victory over LSU in the semifinals of the AdvoCare Classic (Nov. 23)…totaled 7 points and 2 rebounds in 14 minutes of playing time in Florida State’s game against Villanova in the championship game of the AdvoCare Invitational (Nov. 25)…scored 7 points to go along with 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal in the Seminoles’ 73-72 win over Purdue in the ACC / Big Ten Challenge in Tallahassee (Nov. 28)…first career start with 2 points and 2 rebounds in Florida State’s 85-68 win over Southeast Missouri in Tallahassee (Dec. 17)…totaled 6 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal in Florida State’s victory over Miami in Tallahassee (Jan. 9)…finished with 4 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals at Pitt (Jan. 14)…scored 5 points, added 1 rebound and 1 assist in Florida State’s game at Boston College (Jan. 20)…totaled 7 points, 2 rebounds and 1 steal in Florida State’s victory over Clemson in Tallahassee (Jan. 22)…totaled 7 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 blocked shot in Florida State’s 80-75 overtime victory over Louisville at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Feb. 9)…totaled 6 points (on 2 made 3-point field goals), 3 rebounds and 1 blocked shot against North Carolina in Chapel Hill (Feb. 23)…scored 1 point to go along with 4 rebounds and 2 assists in Florida State’s 78-73 win over NC State in Tallahassee (March 2)…totaled 4 points, 1 rebound and 1 steal in Florida State’s 65-57 victory over Wake Forest in the Seminoles’ regular season finale in Winston-Salem (March 9)…totaled 4 points, 1 rebound and 1 steal in Florida State’s 69-59 win over No. 2 Virginia in the semifinals of the 2019 ACC Tournament at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. (March 15)…totaled 8 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 assist as a starter in Florida State’s victory over Vermont in the NCAA Tournament…was the second start of his career and first in the NCAA Tournament (March 21)…totaled a career-high 8 points, a career-high 5 steals and 3 rebounds in Florida State’s 90-62 win over Murray State at the XL Center in Hartford to send the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (March 23)…a career-high 6 rebounds with 1 assist and 2 steals in Florida State’s Sweet 16 game in the NCAA Tournament against Gonzaga at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. (March 28)…

AS A FRESHMAN (2018)

A redshirt season…played in both of Florida State’s exhibition games before the decision was made to redshirt him for the season…scored five points and pulled down four rebounds in 12 minutes of playing time in the Seminoles’ 116-68 exhibition game victory over Central Missouri (Oct. 26)…totaled 12 points and five rebounds in 13 minutes of playing time in the Seminoles’ 122-52 win over Thomas University at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Nov. 7)…was a member of the Green Vipers practice squad for the Seminoles in 2018…practiced throughout the season and traveled to every road game during his freshman season.

AT DILLARD

Graduated from Dillard High School in 2017…as a senior he led Dillard to a 28-5 record overall while averaging a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds…helped the Panthers finish 28-4 and nationally ranked 20th by MaxPreps…was recognized by MaxPreps as a part of the Tour of Champions nationally ranked teams…was selected as a member of the 2016 and 2017 All-Broward County First-Team by the Miami Herald…Dillard was ranked 20th nationally in the final high school ranking by Max Preps…scored 21 points to lead Dillard past St. Raymond (Bronx, N.Y.) in the Kruel Classic Elite Championship…was named to the All-Tournament team in the event as he led Dillard to the team championship…averaged 16.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists as a junior…helped Dillard to a 28-5 record and the Class 6A state title as a junior in 2016…totaled nine points and 10 rebounds in the championship game victory over Largo High School for the sixth championship in school history…earned All-State Class 6A First Team honors as a junior.

PERSONAL

Born July 7, 1999…RaiQuan is the son of Valerie Gray…A cousin of Quinn Gray who played quarterback at Florida A&M in Tallahassee and with the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL…he is currently the head coach at Lincoln High School in Tallahassee…chose Florida State and Leonard Hamilton over Baylor, Miami, Florida, Clemson, Virginia Tech, Maryland and Memphis…major is International Affairs.