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Staphon Blair

Staphon  Blair

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
Dillard

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 255

Position:
F

03/10/2016

First Round Falter

The Knights lost to Tulane, 65-63, in the First Round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament

03/02/2016

Senior Salute

UCF defeated Tulane at CFE Arena on Senior Knight for Staphon Blair, Shaheed Davis and Daiquan Walker

03/01/2016

Senior Knight at CFE Arena

UCF closes out its 2015-16 home slate Wednesday night at 7 p.m. against Tulane

02/27/2016

No Brotherly Love in Philly

The Knights lost a heartbreaker to Temple in Philadelphia, Pa.

02/04/2016

Big Night in The Big Easy

Daiquan Walker tallied a career-high 33 points, leading UCF to a 70-62 win over Tulane

02/15/2014

UCF vs. USF

UCF men's basketball

02/05/2014

UCF vs. USF (USATSI)

UCF vs. USF (USATSI)

02/01/2014

UCF @ No. 12 Louisville

USATSI Gallery

01/29/2014

UCF vs. No. 22 Memphis

USATSI Gallery, men's basketball

12/07/2013

UCF vs. Stetson

UCF men's basketball vs. Stetson, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

CAREER
•  Finished career ranked fourth in UCF history with 114 career blocks.
•  Ended career ranked fourth in UCF history with a field gol percentage of .582.
•  Posted a single-season field goal percentage of .609 in 2014-15, which ranks fourth all-time.

2015-16 (SENIOR) | PLAYER FEATURE
•  Appeared in 26 games with one start.
•  Averaged 3 points and 2.6 rebounds and shooting .554 from the field.
•  Finished fourth on the team with 15 blocks.
•  Scored a season-high nine points against Bethune-Cookman (12/22).
•  Snatched a season-high six boards in a win at Tulane (2/4).
•  Swatted three shots against Illinois-Chicago (12/5) and Tulsa (2/21).


2014-2015 (JUNIOR) | PLAYER FEATURE

•  Played in all 30 games, starting 17 times.
•  Was fourth on the team in scoring with a career high 7.8 points per game, recording double figures nine times.
•  Led the Knights and ranked 13th in the AAC with 5.2 rebounds per game.
•  Finished with a team high .609 field goal percentage, which ranked second overall in the conference and was the fourth highest shooting percentage in a single season in UCF history.
•  His team high 1.3 blocks per game also ranked eighth in the AAC.
•  Recorded career highs of 15 points and 13 rebounds for first ever double-double vs. Tulane (1/14).
•  Scored a career high 14 points on 4-of-4 from the field and 6-of-8 from the free throw line vs. Detroit (12/17).
•  Blocked a career best seven shots, scored 11 points and tied a career high with eight rebounds vs. USC Upstate (11/23).
•  His seven blocks were the most by a Knights since Keith Clanton had seven on Feb. 6, 2013.
•  Scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds in season opener vs. Stetson (11/16).

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE)
•  Appeared in all 31 games, starting 18 as a sophomore
•  Averaged 4.9 points and 3.4 rebounds in 18.0 minutes per game
•  Led the Knights with 47 blocked shots and shot 55.4 percent from the floor
•  Recorded double figures in scoring three times
•  Had 13 multiple-block games, including a pair of five-block outings at Houston and against Temple
•  In regular season finale at Houston, scored 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting
•  Went 6-of-6 from the floor in career best 12-point outing in win at USF
•  Scored 11 points at no. 15 Cincinnati
•  Scored seven points and had eight rebounds and two blocks in the win over Jacksonville

2012-13 (FRESHMAN)

•  Appeared in 29 of 31 games, making one start
•  Averaged 1.9 points, 0.8 boards and 0.5 blocks in 7.2 minutes per game
•  Shot 61.1 percent from the floor
•  In Conference USA play, made 9-of-10 (90.0 percent) of his field-goal attempts
•  Made first career start at UAB and finished with two points, one block and a steal
•  At No. 22 Memphis, blocked three shots and had a pair of boards in eight minutes
•  Made collegiate debut in the win at USF and totaled two points, two blocks and a rebound in 14 minutes

HIGH SCHOOL
•  Listed as the No. 29 power forward nationally by ESPNU
•  As a senior, averaged 14.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game
•  Earned a spot on the SourceHoops All-State Class 5A First Team
•  Named to the Sun-Sentinel All-Broward First Team and the Miami Herald All-Broward Second Team
•  As a junior, averaged 9.0 points, 10.0 boards and 2.0 blocks
•  Garnered Miami Herald All-Broward Honorable Mention recognition
•  Was coached by Darryl Burrows at Dillard
•  Played on the AAU level with the Florida Rams
•  In 2012, won the shot put title at the Florida Region 4-3A Championships
•  Selected to the Miami Herald All-Broward Third Team in track & field

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