|Channing Toney - 25
Junior Season (2007-08)
Made an immediate impact after having to sit out first half of season due to NCAA transfer rules (Georgia) ... played in the final 18 contests making 16 starts ... averaged 10.5 points and 3.2 rebounds per game ... shot 81.1 percent from the charity stripe and 38.6 percent from beyond the arc ... also averaged 44.6 percent shooting from the floor ... had season highs of 18 points and seven rebounds in the win over Marshall (2/2) ... tied season-high with 18 points in 22 minutes of action in win over Houston (2/20) ... scored 17 points before fouling out at Southern Miss (2/5) ... collected 15 points in the win at UCF (1/29) ... had 12 points and seven boards in win over UTEP (2/9) ... earned first career start at UAB and responded with 10 points and four rebounds in win over East Carolina (1/23) ... played his first game in nearly two years against Southern Miss (1/16) and collected six points and two boards in 27 minutes en route to 72-65 victory.
Displayed a more improved, more well-rounded game in his second season ... raised his field-goal percentage from 37 percent as a freshman to 46 percent following sophomore campaign ... scored in double figures in all of the Bulldogs' first seven games ... also a key player in win at Vanderbilt, where he poured in 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting in just 23 minutes ... another highlight was his 12-point effort in a home win over Alabama ... comes to UAB as an 87-percent free throw shooter throughout his career ... led Georgia in both his freshman (91.0 percent) and sophomore (80.8 percent) seasons from the charity stripe ... as a freshman, he was the sixth-leading scorer among all freshmen in the SEC, with an average of 9.8 points per game ... best effort of season came Feb. 9 at Arkansas, where he pumped in 21 points ... had two successful encounters against Mississippi State, with 14 points during the regular season and 11 in the SEC Tournament ... played a key role in Georgia's win against Vanderbilt, contributing 16 points ... scored a career-high 24 points vs. Wofford included a tying 3-pointer with just seven seconds left in regulation ... scored just four points n Georgia's win over Oregon State, but all four came when they mattered most, in the latter stages of overtime ... by far the team's most accurate free throw shooter, making 91 percent of his 67 tries ... fell just below the minimum standard to qualify for SEC and national rankings, but nonetheless, he was the best Georgia foul shooter since 1984 ... strained a hip flexor muscle during second-half play at Kentucky and missed the Clemson game three days later ... prior to his injury, he'd been superb in a 3-game stretch that culminated with his SEC season high of 21 points at Arkansas.
One of the state's top senior prospects ... averaged 26.2 points and 6.4 rebounds per game in the 2004 season for Brookwood, which reached the Georgia Class AAAAA state tournament Round of 16 ... shot 56 percent from the field, 43 percent from 3-point range ... named to the Class 5A All-State team in Georgia by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Atlanta Tipoff Club the past two years ... rated 84th among the country's top 150 prospects by RivalsHoops.com, an Internet-based recruiting service ... played summer basketball for the successful Georgia Stars AAU program.
Full name is Channing Andrew Toney ... was born March 2, 1986 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... father Andrew played collegiately at Southwestern Louisiana (now Louisiana Lafayette) and also eight seasons with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, including their championship season of 1983 ... academic major is philosophy.