14 Stephen Croone
14 Stephen Croone
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Covington, Ga.
High School: Newton High School
Position: Guard

2013-14: A first team All-Southern Conference selection after ranking second in the SoCon averaging 19.1 points per game... Started all 30 games, while also averaging 4.4 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.7 steals per game... Became the first Paladin since 1972 to tally 40 points in a game when he netted 40 points to go with 11 rebounds in an 86-83 win over Liberty on December 20, 2013... Scored in double figures in 29 of Furman's 30 games, including scoring 26 or more points seven times... Netted 30 points in a win over Gardner-Webb and 27 in losses to Virginia Tech and Western Carolina... Shot 46.8% from the field and 75.0% from the foul line.

2012-13: Ranked second on the team averging 9.9 points per games as a freshman... Posted a team-best 4.0 assists per game and 38 steals while playing in 27 games and making 25 starts... Matched a school single game record by dishing out 14 assists in a 90-71 victory over Southern Wesleyan... Averaged 11.2 points per game over 14 SoCon games.

High School: Led Region 2-AAAAA in scoring at 20.8 points per game while also averaging 3.8 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 steals per contest as a senior at Newton High School...Garnered first team Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) AAAAA All-State honors for the second straight year and Atlanta Journal Constitution Honorable Mention All-State accolades...Guided Newton to a 19-7 record, region runner-up finish and state playoff appearance...Started at point guard for the South team in the GACA Georgia All-Star game and tallied 12 points to lead his squad to a 126-96 victory...A 2011 and 2012 Newton/Rockdale Citizen First Team All-Area pick and Covington News First Team All-Newton County choice, was also named GACA AAAAA South Senior Player-of-the-Year...Led Newton to a 26-5 mark and region championship while averaging 11 points during his junior season...Helped the Rams to a 30-2 record, region title and state final four berth as a sophomore.