Au’Diese Toney - Men's Basketball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#5 Au’Diese Toney

5 | G | Sr. | 6-6 | 205 | Huntsville, Ala. | Trinity Christian (N.C.) Academy / Pittsburgh

Au’diese Toney (pronounced Awe-Deece) played three seasons with the Pitt Panthers … Scored 763 points (9.78 avg.) in his three years at Pitt and averaged 5.42 rebounds (423 total) … Shot 42.6 percent from the field (264-of-620) – including 30.2 percent from 3-point range (59-189) – and was a career 66.2 percent free throw shooter (178-of-269).  He added 88 assists and 80 steals with three career double-doubles.

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2020-21 (Jr. at Pitt):
Played and started in 16 games while averaging 14.4 points and 5.9 rebounds – both second-best on the team … In ACC play, averaged 13.5 points and 6.4 rebounds – also second-best on the team … In his final game with the Panthers, posted 17 points, five rebounds and three assists versus NC State … Recorded 15 points, nine rebounds and two steals at Georgia Tech … Tallied a double-double with 22 points and 11 rebounds in a home win over Duke … Also in that game, set career highs in free throws made (13) and free throw attempts (17) … Scored 18 points and added five rebounds and two steals in a home win over Syracuse … Recorded his first career double-double with 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in a road win at Syracuse. … His putback with 8.2 seconds remaining gave the Panthers their first lead of the game (61-60) and Pitt went on to win 63-60 … Delivered 15 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in a win at Miami … Finished with 18 points and eight rebounds (five offensive boards) in a road win over Northwestern … Knocked down a pair of 3-point field goals and finished with 15 points and five assists against Northern Illinois … Topped the 20-point mark in each of the first two games of the season, becoming the first Panther to accomplish that feat since the 2011-12 season … Went 7-of-11 from the field and got to the free throw line 11 times en route to a 20-point, four-rebound, six-assist effort in a win over Drexel … Opened the season with 20 points, seven rebounds and three steals against Saint Francis … Was 8-of-11 from the field, including a career-best 4-of-6 from 3-point range.

2019-20 (So. at Pitt):
Averaged 9.5 points and 4.9 rebounds while starting 25 of 31 games played … Shot 46.1 percent (107-of-232) from the field, including 32.8 percent (22-of-67) from three-point range … Scored in double figures 14 times, including a pair of game with 20 or more points scored … Led the team in scoring four times and in rebounds on six occasions … Averaged 11.7 points and 4.9 rebounds per game, while shooting 48.9 percent (87-of-178) from the field over the final 22 games of the season …  Recorded 11 of his 14 double-figure scoring games in that span … Had 10 points, four rebounds, four assists and four steals in an ACC Tournament win over Wake Forest (3/10) … Scored a game-high 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field at NC State (2/29) … Added six rebounds and two steals versus the Wolfpack … Went 6-of-8 from the field and finished with 13 points and four rebounds against Virginia (2/22) … Posted 15 points and seven rebounds at No. 8 Florida State (2/18) … Recorded his first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Miami (2/2) … Went 5-of-7 from the field and scored 13 points in the opening half of play … Posted a career-high 27 points on 11-of-19 shooting from the field at No. 9 Duke (1/28) … Also established career bests in field goals, field goal attempts, three-point field goals (three) and minutes played (40) … Scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field in the win over Boston College (1/22) … Registered nine points, seven rebounds and two steals in a home win over North Carolina (1/18).

2018-19 (Fr. at Pitt):
Started in 28 of the 32 games he appeared in … Averaged 7.5 points and 5.6 rebounds per game … Led the team in total rebounds (179), offensive rebounds (61) and rebounds per game (5.6) … Ranked in the top 25 in the ACC in rebounds … Had five or more rebounds in 18 contests … Scored in double figures nine times with one 20-point game … Scored 12 points as well as grabbing seven rebounds at No. 2 Virginia (3/2) … Went 5-of-7 from the field … Grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds at Georgia Tech (2/20) … Recorded nine rebounds along with seven points and two steals at Syracuse (1/19) … Went 7-of-10 from the field and finished with 17 points along with six rebounds at No. 15 NC State (1/12) … Posted nine points and eight rebounds in a win over No. 11 Florida State (1/14) … Finished with 14 points and three rebounds in a win over Colgate (12/29) … Recorded his first 20-point game of his college career, finishing with 20 points and eight rebounds against New Orleans (12/20) … Went 5-of-10 from the field and 8-of-8 from the foul line in the win.

High School:
Played his final two years at Trinity Christian [Fayetteville, N.C.] under head coach Heath Vandevender … Helped lead Trinity Christian to a 25-6 record and the North Carolina 1A state championship in 2018 … Named National Athletic Association of Private Schools Division 4 All-American … also received Division 4 NAAPS Player of the Year honors … Averaged 14.1 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.2 steals per game … NCISAA 1A first team all-state selection … Scored a team-high 17 points to pace the Crusaders to a 70-62 state title game win over Greenfield (2/25) … Played his sophomore season at Northwood Temple (N.C.)  … led the team to a 21-14 record and a trip to the state final four … Named to state all-tournament first team in 2017 … Helped Columbia High School (Huntsville, Ala.) to an 18-11 record as a freshman … Received second team all-tournament honors after leading the team to regional conference finals.

Personal:
Born Au’Diese Mavaire Toney Nov. 12, 1999 … Son of Abdul Teague and Tartesha Toney Teague … Has an older brother, Jaeshon, and a younger sister, Aunya … Cousin, Trevor Lacy, played basketball at Alabama and NC State … Cousin, John Petty, is a member of the Alabama basketball team … God-brother, Khwan Fore, plays basketball at Louisville … Moved up to the 114th spot in the 247Sports 2018 class rankings after reclassifying.