Seventh Woods (best 14 year old in the country) – Flawless Mix + USAB Training Camp Interview

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| September 14th, 2013 | 23,837 Views

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It’s really scary to think how good the high flying 6’2″ 14 year old Seventh Woods will be by the time he graduates with his class of 2016.  As a freshman in high school he put up 19, 4, 4 and 3 steals a game along with dunks and blocks that belong on ESPN’s top plays.

Thanks to Hank McCoy, we can spend the next 2 minutes in awe over the should-be-but-not-overrated skills of Seventh Woods who was also a member of the USA Basketball U16 National team.


USA Basketball Notes

  • Named to the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s U16 National Team on June 4, 2013.
  • Named to the 2013-14 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team on March 27, 2013.
  • Participated in the October 2012 USA Developmental National Team mini-camp, held in Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School Honors

  • 2013 MaxPreps Freshman All-American first team.
  • Competed for the North in the 2013 South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) North-South Class AAA All-Star Game.
  • 2013 SCISA Region I MVP.
  • 2012 and 2013 SCISA All-AAA Region I.
  • 2013 HSSR Class AAA Player of the Year.
  • 2012 High School Sports Report (HSSR) Rookie of the Year.

High School Notes

  • Attends Hammond School (S.C.), where as a freshman in 2012-13 he averaged 19.3 ppg., 3.5 rpg., 4.3 apg. and 2.7 spg. in aiding his team to a 22-5 record and the SCISA Class AAA championship game.
  • Played varsity as an eighth grader and averaged
    14.6 ppg., 5.8 rpg., 3.3 apg. and 4.5 spg. as the Skyhawks posted a 14-12 record.
  • Once scored 49 points, grabbed five boards and dished out 10 assists in a single game.

The Inside Scoop

  • Memorable item from the London Olympics was the obvious team chemistry between the members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team.
  • Favorite player on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team: Chris Paul, “because of his leadership as a point guard.”
  • Plans on majoring in: sports management.
  • If he could drive anything, it would be: a BMW.
  • Top five movies of all time: Waist Deep, Real Steel, Like Mike, Never Back Down and The Hulk.
  • Favorite sports magazine: Sports Illustrated.
  • Pregame snack: Skittles.
  • Has a pit bull-Laborador Retriever mix named King.
  • Favorite app: Instagram.
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: football.
  • Favorite class: science.
  • Favorite basketball player of all time: Carmelo Anthony.
  • Favorite team: Los Angeles Clippers.
  • Favorite Olympian: Carmelo Anthony.
  • Most played song on his iPod: “No New Friends” by Drake.
  • Best player ever faced: Perry Dozier.
  • Most impressive person ever met: his father.
  • Would compare his game to: Chris Paul.
  • This right-hander wears No. 23 because: of the history of the number.
  • Away from the court, enjoys: spending time with his brothers.
  • Most people don’t know: he talks a lot at home.
  • Has never traveled outside the United States.



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