Adrian Pledger

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Born (1976-05-03) May 3, 1976 (age 45)
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Basketball career
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NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Career information
CollegeWallace State Community College, West Virginia University

Adrian Pledger (born May 3, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player.[1] Pledger played guard and forward for Ironi Nahariya in the Israeli Basketball Premier League.

Biography

Pledger's hometown is Camden, Alabama.[2] He is 6' 3" (1.90 metres) tall.[1]

He first played college basketball at Wallace State Community College in Alabama from 1995-96.[3][4] In 1996 Pledger was a second-team JUCO all-American after he averaged 25 points, 14 rebounds, 5 steals, and 3 blocks a game.[5] With Wallace State, he was the 1996 Alabama Sports Writers Association Community College Athlete of the Year.[6]

Pledger then played basketball for West Virginia University for the Mountaineers, was a guard and captain of the basketball team in 1997-98, and graduated in 1998.[2][7][1] His two-point .560 field goal percentage in 1996-97 was fifth in the Big East Conference.[8] In his two seasons of play, he averaged 13.1 points per game, with a 51.1% field goal percentage. [2]

Pledger played guard and forward for Ironi Nahariya in the Israeli Basketball Premier League in Israel.[9][10][11]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Adrian Pledger Basketball Player Profile, BIPA Odessa, WVU, News, Higher League stats, Career, Games Logs, Best, Awards". Eurobasket LLC.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Adrian Pledger - Men's Basketball". West Virginia University Athletics.
  3. "Mountaineer Stats; Transfers"
  4. John Antonik (December 4, 1996). "Doomed in the Dome". West Virginia University Athletics.
  5. Perrone, Vinnie (January 2, 1997). "COLD-SHOOTING HOYAS HAVE MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB". The Washington Post.
  6. Christopher Walsh (March 23, 2019). "ASWA Community College Athlete of the Year winners". SI.com.
  7. Prisbell, Eric (March 23, 2005). "Spring Smells Especially Sweet To West Virginia and Its Fans". The Washington Post.
  8. "Adrian Pledger College Stats". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com.
  9. "ISRAEL BASKETBALL SUPER LEAGUE | 2007-08 Season | Irony Iscar Naharya | Adrian Pledger". basket.co.il.
  10. Yoav Goren (November 11, 2003). "The ugly duckling of Nahariya". Haaretz.
  11. Allon Sinai (October 28, 2007). "Local hoops: Who can stop Maccabi Tel Aviv?". The Jerusalem Post.

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