Davonte Fitzgerald
Davonte  Fitzgerald

RS Senior

Atlanta, Ga.

High School:

Last College:
Texas A&M

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 220



Fitzgerald Granted a Sixth-Year of Eligibility

University of Minnesota forward Davonte Fitzgerald was granted a sixth-year of eligibility today from the NCAA.


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2015-16 | Junior Season:
Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.

2014-15 | Sophomore Season (Texas A&M):
Played in 25 games, drawing two starts, as a sophomore … averaged 9.6 minutes per contest, scoring 88 points (3.5 per game) and pulling down 40 rebounds (1.6 per game) … also contributed five blocked shots, four assists and three steals … shot 32.6 percent from the floor and 30.2 percent from 3-point range … approached a double-double in the season-opening win over Northwestern State (11/14), finishing with nine points and nine rebounds … contributed seven points with three blocked shots against New Orleans (11/28) … scored a season-best 13 points on 4-of-8 shooting (2-of-6 from 3-point range) during a win over Mercer (12/30) … drew his first starting assignment against Hartford (1/3), scoring four points in 16 minutes … also made the start against Alabama (3/7), finishing with six points … contributed seven points in 13 minutes against Auburn during the SEC Tournament (3/12).

2013-14 | Freshman Season (Texas A&M):
Enjoyed a solid, yet injury-shortened, debut season in Aggieland ... played in 24 games, drawing four starts and averaging 15.7 minutes per contest ... scored 174 points (7.3 points per game) and pulled down 54 rebounds (2.3 rebounds per game) ... reached the double-digit scoring plateau eight times ... contributed 17 blocked shots, five steals and three assists ... during SEC play shot 40.9 percent from the field and 35.3 percent from 3-point range ... made his A&M debut against Buffalo (11/8), playing six minutes ... scored his first career points by going 2-of-4 from the field during the win over Mississippi Valley State (11/11) ... scored 14 points off the bench to help lead the Aggies to a win over Rice (11/15) ... made his first career start against SMU (11/30), scoring 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting, including a 3-of-4 mark from beyond the 3-point arc ... contributed 10 points, four rebounds and three blocked shots during the win over Houston (12/4) ... chipped in nine points, all in the first half, during the win over McNeese State (12/14) ... during his first SEC game, led all scorers with 17 points against Arkansas (1/8) ... was 4-of-7 from the floor with a 7-of-8 mark from the free throw line vs. the Razorbacks ... contributed 13 points on 6-of-7 shooting during the win over South Carolina (1/15) ... reached the 20-point mark for the first time during his A&M career with 20 points on 7-of-15 shooting at Mississippi State (1/18) ... named SEC Freshman of the Week on Jan. 20 after averaging 16.5 points on nearly 60 percent shooting against South Carolina and Mississippi State ... scored 11 points in just nine minutes against LSU (2/12) before leaving late in the first half with a knee injury that resulted in him missing the season’s final 10 games ... presented with the Unsung Hero Award at the program’s end of the year banquet.

High School:
Rated as three-star prospect by Rivals.com and ESPN ... ESPN.com named Fitzgerald as the 10th best prospect in Georgia and the 32nd best forward nationally, while Scout.com projected him as the 44th top prospect in the country at the position ... attended Tucker High School in Tucker, Ga., where he played for coach James Hartry ... as a senior averaged 22.8 points and 9.2 rebounds per contest while garnering all-state and district MVP honors ... earned first team all-region honors as a junior, averaging 16 points, nine rebounds and two blocks ... helped THS to a 23-6 overall record in 2011-12 while claiming the Region 6A-AAAA Championship and reaching the second round of the state tournament ... an honor roll student all four years at THS ... played AAU with the Georgia Tornados ... also recruited by Clemson, Florida State and Georgia among others.

Parents are Lavonne and Daniel Fitzgerald • has one brother, David Lawrence, who played basketball at College of Charleston • Favorite basketball memory is beating Tennessee on the road on a game-winning shot while at Texas A&M • hobbies include collecting shoes • majoring in communication studies.


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