Tigers honored at Auburn Basketball Awards Banquet
Auburn basketball scrimmage recap
Auburn hoops continues uptempo play in 2nd intrasquad scrimmage
Points aplenty in first Auburn Basketball scrimmage
2016-17 (Redshirt Freshman): Averaged 11.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.4 steals in 28.7 minutes per game ... played in 29 games, starting 25 ... shot 39.8 percent from the field, 36.9 percent from 3-point range and 87.9 percent from the foul line ... in the SEC rankings, ranked sixth in free throw pct., sixth in 3-point field goals made (2.0), eighth in 3-point field goal pct. and ninth in steals ... made 27 straight free throws to tie the Auburn record with Frankie Sullivan in 2009-10 ... he and Mustapha Heron were the first Auburn freshmen to score in double figures in their first five college games since Wesley Person in 1990-91 ... scored a career-high 27 points (4-of-7 3s) vs. Boston College in the UnderArmour Reunion in New York’s Madison Square Garden to go along with 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals ... 27 points (career-high 5-of-10 3s), 7 rebounds and 3 steals vs. Coastal Carolina ... named to the Cancun Challenge all-tournament team, averaging 16.5 points on 6-of-14 3s ... in Cancun, totaled 22 points (4-of-9 3s), 3 rebounds and 2 steals vs. #17 Purdue ... career-high 15 rebounds in the win at UConn and hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 1:04 left in overtime ... 19 points (17 in the second half) after playing only three first-half minutes vs. Georgia State ... 16 points (4-of-9 3s, including 3-of-4 3s in second half) and four rebounds at UAB ... 16 points (3-of-6 3s), 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals vs. Eastern Kentucky ... 15 points (3-of-6 3s), 7 rebounds and 2 steals at LSU ... 14 points (4-of-7 3s), 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals at Alabama after only 14 points combined in the previous four games ... left ankle sprain with 7:12 left in the first half vs. Ole Miss Jan. 7 and missed the next 3 games ... averaged 11.4 points in the final 10 games after averaging 3.5 points in the four games prior after a sprained ankle ... 12 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists at Georgia ... 13 points vs. Missouri ... career-high 9 assists, 6 points and 4 rebounds vs. USC Upstate ... at the team’s postseason awards banquet, received the Sonny Smith Most Outstanding Teammate Award and the John Mengelt Free Throw Award (.879).
2015-16 (Freshman): Redshirted ... scout team member ... looks like a pro … has a pro body ... very strong … can take the ball to the basket and shoot the 3-pointer … can defend a lot of positions … very athletic and has a very high upside.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Four-star small forward by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … ranked ninth among all small forwards and 48th overall by 247Sports … ranked as the nation’s No. 12 small forward and the top player in Alabama by 247 Sports … averaged 25 points, 11 rebounds, five blocks and 20 deflections a game at Hargrave Military Academy under coach A.W. Hamilton in 2014-15 ... averaged 17.7 points and 6.1 rebounds per game at Bibb County as a junior ... full name is Danjel Kevon Purifoy ... son of Waukesha Evans ... studying in College of Liberal Arts ... signed national letter of intent on Nov. 12, 2014.