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#1 Devon Bookert
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 198
Hometown: Anchorage, Ak.
High School: West Anchorage
Graduating Year: 2016
Experience: 4 Letters
YearGPGSMinAvgFGFGAPct3FG3A3PctFTFTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBSPtsAvg
12-13 34 11 730 21.5 67 137 .489 32 61 .525 54 66 .818 9 53 62 1.8 48 0 80 57 5 19 220 6.5
13-14 36 27 986 27.4 100 240 .417 44 102 .431 61 78 .782 19 96 115 3.2 67 0 102 72 2 38 305 8.5
14-15  28 28  983 35.1  85  227 .374 53 135 .393  59 73 .808 13 88 101 3.6 56  1  74  69 3  27 282  10.1
15-16 33 868  26.3 107  252 .425  59  151 .391  40 53  .755  30 60  90  2.7  63  91 48 55  313  9.5
TOTAL 131 68 3,567 27.2 359 856 .419 188 449 .419 214 270 .793 71 297 368 2.8 234 2 347 246 12 139 1,120 8.5

(as of August 16, 2016)

Bio: Complete Career Bio (2013-16)

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Ranked fifth in school history for 3-point field goal shooting percentage (.419)
Ranked tied for sixth in school history for career games played (131)
Ranked seventh in school history for career 3-point field goals made (188)
Ranked ninth in school history for career 3-point field goals attempted (449)
Ranked 11th in school hisotry for career free throw percentage (.793)
Ranked 12th in school history for career assists (347)
Ranked tied for 13th in school history for steals (139)
Ranked 32nd in school history for total scoring (1,120 career points)

Florida State Team Captain (2015-16)
AllState/NABC Good Works Team Nominee (2015-16)

ON BOOKERT: Enjoyed an outstanding career as a four-year varsity letterwinner as a Seminole…graduated from Florida State with a degree in social sciences on August 6, 2016…Florida State’s team captain as a senior in 2016…closed his career with 1,120 career points – the 32nd highest scoring total in school history…one of the top all-around players in school history as he finished his career ranked in the top 15 in seven different career statistical categories: fifth in school history for 3-point field goal shooting percentage (.419), tied for sixth for career games played (131), seventh for career 3-point field goals made (188), ninth for career 3-point field goals attempted (449), 11th for career free throw percentage (.793), 12th for career assists (347) and tied for 13th in school history for steals (139)…one of only six players in school history to shoot better than 40 percent from the 3-point line as he completed his four-year career with a .419 shooting percentage from distance…one of only seven players in school history to make 180 or more 3-points shots and one of only 10 players in school history to attempt 400 or more 3-point shots…holds the No. 1 (.525, 32 of 61, 2012-13) and No. 10 (.431, 44-102, 2013-14) all-time single season 3-point shooting percentages in school history…is the only player who is ranked among the top 10 multiple times in school history in the single season 3-point shooting statistics… set Florida State’s single-season record for 3-point field goal shooting percentage with a .525 mark as a freshman…he began his career by making 32 of 61 3-point field goal attempts as a freshman…only the second freshman in school history to shoot .500 or better from the 3-point line for a single season as a Seminole… during the 2012-13 season, he became the first player in school history to shoot above .500 percent from the 3-point line in a single season (32 of 61, .525 percent) and only the second player in school history to shoot at least .500 percent from the 3-point line in a single season (Andrew Wilson, 41 of 82, .500 percent)… was a perfect four-of-four from the 3-point line in scoring 16 points against Georgia Tech on March 2, 2014 (during his junior season) tied for the best single game 3-point shooting percentage in school history…finished tied for sixth in school history with 131 games played as he finished his career as one of only nine players in school history to play in 130 or more career games…on the Bob Cousey Award Watch List in 2014 as the nation’s top point guard…started 68 career games at Florida State after making his first career start on February 13, 2013 against Miami at the Donald L. Tucker Center…played on three postseason teams (NIT in 2013, 2014 and 2016) during his career as has helped solidify Florida State’s position as the third winningest program in ACC play since the start of the 2005-06 season…helped Florida State win the championship of the 2012 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic – the first in-season tournament of his career…scored 15 points against BYU in the semifinals of the tournament,  which was played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn N.Y. …wrote his name into the all-time annals of Florida State basketball as he scored his first career game-winning, buzzer-beating shot with 0.5 seconds left to give Florida State a 62-60 victory over Northeastern in the third round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off (Nov. 21)…pulled down a rebound of a missed shot and immediately put it back up and into the basket for the important win over the Huskies in San Juan…a second career buzzer-beater came on a 3-point shot in the semifinals of the NIT against Minnesota at Madison Square Garden during his sophomore season…forced overtime with a buzzer-beating 3-point shot from top of the key to tie the game at 60-60…his 3-point shot capped the Seminoles’ second half comeback after falling behind by 15 points in the first half and trailing by a 30-20 margin at halftime…Minnesota rallied in the overtime period to win the game, 67-64…scored in double figures in 16 games as a junior and as a sophomore and scored in double figures 54 times during his career…a member of the 2015-16 Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) at Florida State…earned three awards at Florida State’s season ending awards banquet in 2013: the awards for the best field goal percentage and 3-point field goal percentage shooter and the Otto Petty Most Assists Award…shared the Otto Petty Most Assists award with Ian Miller at the Seminoles’ 2014 Honors Banquet…presented with two awards at the Seminoles’ 2015 Honors Banquet: the award as the Seminoles’ best free throw percentage shooter and the award as the Seminoles’ top 3-point field goal percentage shooter…earned a team-high five awards at Florida State’s 216 Honors Banquet…earned the Charlie Ward Outstanding Defensive Player Award and the awards as the Seminoles’ Top Sixth Man, for the Best 3-Point Field Goal Percentage, the Tip of the Spear Award and was celebrated for reaching the 1,000 career point mark…the Tip of the Spear Award is presented annually to the member of the men’s basketball team who exemplifies the unconquered spirit and who gives unselfishly of himself throughout the season.

AS A SENIOR (2016): Averaged 9.5 points (fourth on the team), 2.7 rebounds (eighth), 2.76 assists (second) and a career-high 1.7 steals (first) while leading the team in 3-point shots made (59) and shooting .391 from the 3-point line (second)…scored a single season career-high 313 points – a total that gave him 1,120 for his career and allowed him to finish his career ranked 32nd in school history in career scoring…his 313 points marked the second time during his career that he scored at least 300 points in a single season…ranked third in the ACC in steals with a career-high 55 steals and a career-high 1.67 steals per game…his 55 steals gave him 139 career steals and allowed him to finish his career ranked 13th in career steals in school history…finished his senior season ranked fifth in the ACC in total steals with a 55 behind 71 by Michael Gbinije of Syracuse, 60 by Trevor Cooney of Syracuse and 58 each by Joel Barry II of North Carolina and Angel Rodriguez of Miami…finished tied for third in steals in ACC play only…totaled 28 steals in 18 ACC games for a 1.56 steals per game average…totaled career high statistics for field goals made (107), field goals attempted (252), 3-point field goals made (59), 3-point field goals attempted (151), points scored (313), offensive rebounds (30) and steals (55) while playing in 33 games…led Florida State with a single-season career-high 59 3-point shots made…made his career-high of six 3-point shots in scoring 21 points at Clemson (Jan. 2)…made at least one 3-point shot in 28 of Florida State’s 34 games including multiple 3-point shots in 16 games…his six 3-point field goals made against Clemson is tied for the 14th best single game total in school history…was a perfect four-of-four from the 3-point line in scoring in scoring 18 points in Florida State’s victory over NC State – tied for the best single game 3-point shooting percentage in school history…made three or more 3-point field goals in 10 different games as a senior including six at Clemson and four each at NC State (Jan. 13), at Louisville (Jan. 20) and against Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament (March 9)…scored in double figures 14 times in finishing as Florida State’s fourth leading scorer…his season high of 21 points came in Florida State’s ACC season-opener against Clemson…his 21 points against Clemson ranked tied as the third highest single game point scoring total of his career and is the second-highest ACC scoring total of his career behind only his 23-point scoring performance against Duke during his junior season (Feb. 9, 2015)…opened the season with 11 points against Nicholls State (Nov. 15) and added 11 more in the first round of the Paradise Jam against Hofstra (Nov. 20)…scored 18 points at Louisville, 18 points in Florida State’s victory at NC State and added 19 against Virginia Tech in the second round of the ACC Tournament…three consecutive games of double figure scoring at Syracuse (15 points, Feb. 11), against Miami (14 points, Feb. 14) and against Georgia Tech (15 points, Feb. 17) for a three-game scoring average of 14.7 points in the three-game stretch…averaged in double figures (10.3 points per game) in ACC play for the second consecutive season…averaged 10.5 points (378 total points) in ACC play as a junior and senior as compared to his 7.4 points per game scoring average (268 total points) in ACC play as a freshman and a sophomore…scored in double figures in eight ACC games as a senior…Florida State’s leader in steals with a career-high 55 and a career-high 1.7 steals per game average…multiple steals in 16 games including four in Florida State’s victory over Charleston Southern (Dec. 21) and four against Virginia Tech in the second round of the ACC Tournament (March 9)…three steals in six games including in back-to-back wins at Boston College (Jan. 26) and against Clemson (Feb. 1)…

AS A JUNIOR (2015): Averaged a career-high 10.1 points (third on the team), a career-high 3.6 rebounds (third), 2.5 assists (second) and 1.0 steals (third)  while shooting .808 from the free throw line (first) and .393 from the 3-point line (first)…played in and started 28 games for the Seminoles to bring his career total to 98 entering his senior season…established career-highs for 3-point field goals made (53), 3-point field goals attempted (135), points scored (282), average points per game scored (10.1), rebounds per game (3.6) and minutes played per game (35.1)…averaged a career-high 35.1 minutes played per game as he played 30 minutes or more in 25 of the 28 games in which he played including a career-high 49 minutes in Florida State’s double overtime victory over Wake Forest on January 28, 2015…tied for seventh in average minutes played per game among all ACC players during the 2014-15 season…in scoring a career-high 282 points and averaging a career-high 10.1 points per game he scored in double figures a career-high 16 times with at least 20 points coming twice – his career-high of 23 points against NCAA National Champion Duke (Feb. 9) and 22 coming against USF in the Orange Bowl Classic (Dec 20)…earned Most Valuable Player honors at the Orange Bowl Classic for his 22-point, four rebound, three assist performance against the Bulls…tied his career high with four made 3-point field goals in the Seminoles’ Orange Bowl Classic victory over USF…third on the team with two games with 20 points or more scored…the Seminoles’ leading scorer in four different games – 23 against Duke, 22 against USF, 16 at Mississippi State (Jan. 2) and 18 vs. Boston College (Feb. 18)…averaged nearly 2.0 points per game more as junior in 18 ACC games (10.7 ppg) as opposed to 15 non-ACC games (8.9 ppg)…Florida State’s third leading scorer in the 17 games the Seminoles’ won during his junior season (10.7 ppg)…a season high five consecutive games in double figure scoring to average 12.8 points per game at Pitt (13 points, Jan. 14), against NC State (11 points, Jan. 17), at Clemson (14 points, Jan. 19), at North Carolina (11 points, Jan. 24) and against Wake Forest (15 points, Jan. 28)…also enjoyed his best season in ACC play as he started all 18 conference games during the regular season for the Seminoles and earned career high averages of 10.7 points per game and 3.6 rebounds per game…shot better from the 3-point line against ACC opponents (.409) than he did against the 13 non-ACC opponents on the Seminoles’ schedule (.357)…as Florida State’s top free throw percentage shooter he made at least four free throws in seven different games including his season high of eight in scoring his career high of 23 points in Florida State’s near victory over Duke in Tallahassee on ESPN’s Big Monday…was perfect from the free throw line in 12 different games including a six of six performance from the free throw line in scoring 22 points against USF…made his first 10 free throw attempts of the season (four of four against Manhattan and six of six against USF) and 24 of his first 25 free throw attempts of the season (.960)…Florida State’s leading rebounder in two games with seven at North Carolina (Jan. 24) and with six at home in Tallahassee against Pitt (March 7)…tied his career with eight defensive rebounds against Notre Dame (Dec. 13)…averaged (or scored) in double figure scoring against eight ACC teams: Duke (23.0) Boston College (18.0), Wake Forest (15.0), Virginia Tech (13.0), Louisville (12.0), North Carolina (11.0), NC State (11.0) and Notre Dame (11.0)…multiple steals came in a career-high seven games including his season and ACC career-high of four in the Seminoles’ victory over Wake Forest in Tallahassee….

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Averaged 8.5 points (fourth on the team), 3.2 rebounds (fifth), a career-high 2.8 assists (first) while shooting .417 from the field (eighth) and .431 from the 3-point line (first)…one of seven Seminoles who played  all 36 games and the starter at the point guard position in 27 games – the third highest number of starts on the team…established career-bests for games played (36), minutes played (986), field goals made (100), field goals attempted (240), free throws made (61), free throws attempted (78), offensive rebounds (19), defensive rebounds (96), total rebounds (115), assists (102) and steals (38)…led Florida State in assists with 102 and a 2.83 assists per game average as he totaled his career-high for assists in a game with nine in the Seminoles’ victories over Charleston Southern (Dec. 30) during the regular season and Georgetown (March 24) in the second round of the NIT…assists came in 30 of 36 games with multiple assists coming in 25 of Florida State’s 36 games…eight assists in Florida State’s 106-62 win over Charlotte (Dec. 17) and his ACC season high of six assists in Florida State’s win over Maryland in Tallahassee (Jan. 12)…Florida State’s fourth leading scorer who led the team twice during his sophomore season with his 16-point performance in the Seminoles’ season-opening victory over Jacksonville (Nov. 8) and with is 17-point outing against Miami in Tallahassee (Feb. 10)…totaled his season-high of 21-points in the Seminoles’ NIT victory over Georgetown…averaged in double figure scoring against five ACC Teams: Duke (12.0 ppg), Georgia Tech (16.0 ppg), Maryland (11.0 ppg), Miami (team-leading 14.0 ppg) and Notre Dame (10.0 ppg)…scored maybe the most important basket of his career to defeat Northeastern, 62-60, in the third round of the 2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off…grabbed the rebound of a missed Ian Miller shot and beat the clock with a jumper from the short corner to give the Seminoles the victory and a third place finish in the event…on fire to begin the season with four consecutive double figure scoring games – 16 against Jacksonville, 17 at UCF (Nov. 13), 13 against UT-Martin (Nov. 17) and 18 against No. 10 VCU in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off (Nov. 21) – to average 16.0 ppg in those four games… career-high six consecutive games in double figure scoring (all in ACC play) with 10 at Clemson (Jan. 9), 12 against  Maryland, 11 at Miami (Jan,. 15), 12 at Virginia (Jan. 18), 10 against Notre Dame (Jan. 21) and 12 at Duke (Jan., 28) for an 11.2 scoring average in those six games…closed his season with three consecutive double figure scoring games in the NIT with a season-high 21 against Georgetown (March 24), 11 against Louisiana Tech (March 26) and 13 against Minnesota in the NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden for a 15.0 points per game scoring average…his 18 points against No. 10 VCU were his season-high against a nationally ranked team…made 44 3-point shots – the seventh highest total of 3-point shots made in a single season by a sophomore…tied the school record for 3-point shooting in a single game with a four of four (1.000 percent) performance in Florida State’s 81-71 victory over Georgia Tech in Tallahassee (March 2)…totaled 16 points with 12 coming on 3-point shots in the win over the Yellow Jackets…finished second on the team in steals with 38 – he doubled his total from his freshman season as compared to his sophomore season…his career high of five steals came in the Seminoles’ season-opener against Jacksonville with three coming against UT-Martin and three in the Seminoles’ victory over Charlotte…multiple steals came in four different ACC games – in wins against Maryland at home and against Georgia Tech as well as at NC State and against Syracuse…

AS A FRESHMAN (2013):  Averaged 6.5 points (fourth on the team), 1.8 rebounds (tied for seventh) and 2.4 assists (second) while shooting .489 from the field (fourth) and shooting .525 from the 3-point line…tied for second on the team with 32 3-point shots made…the only player in the ACC who played prime time minutes and shot better than .500 percent from the 3-point line…played in all 34 games and started the final 11 games of the season for the Seminoles…one of only four Seminoles who played in all 34 games and one of seven who started at least 10 games for the Seminoles during the 2012-13 season…inserted into the starting line-up against Miami in Tallahassee (Feb. 13) and started each of the remaining games of the season…helped Florida State to five wins against ACC competition with victories coming at home against Boston College (Feb. 16), Wake Forest (Feb. 26), Virginia (March 7) and NC State (March 9) and in the first round of the ACC Tournament against Clemson (March 14)…his .525 3-point field goal shooting percentage is the highest in school history for a single season while his .818 free throw shooting percentage is the 18th highest in school history for a single season…the only ACC player who earned extended minutes and shot better than .500 percent from the 3-point arc (.525) and better than .800 percent from the free throw line (.818)…his 32 3-point shots made as a freshman rank as the fifth highest total by a freshman in school history while his 61 3-point field goal attempts is tied as the eighth highest total by a freshman in school history…totaled four or more assists a total of eight times as a freshman including his season high of eight assists in Florida State’s victory over Boston College (Feb. 16)…was perfect against the Eagles as he was credited with eight assists against zero turnovers in 31 minutes of play as a starter…had a positive assist:turnover ratio in ACC play with 41 assists (tied for the team high in ACC games) and only 26 turnovers (1.4 turnovers per game) in 18 games and 22.1 minutes played per game…would have ranked in the top 10 in the ACC in conference games only had he qualified with at least 3.0 assists per game…totaled 11 assists and only three turnovers (3.7 apg) in helping lead the Seminoles to the championship of the prestigious Coaches vs. Cancer Classic…totaled five assists each in wins against BYU (Nov. 16), Saint Joseph’s (Nov. 17) and Maine (Dec. 9)…six assists came at Auburn (Jan. 2) and eight against Boston College…sixth on the team with 19 steals (0.6 spg) including his season high of four in the Seminoles win over Louisiana Monroe (Dec. 17) and his ACC season-high of two at Virginia Tech (Feb. 24)…seven steals in three consecutive wins against Maine (two), Louisiana Monroe (four) and Charlotte (one) for a 2.3 spg average during the three game winning streak…displayed his overall strong shooting abilities as he was one of four Seminoles who shot .800 or better from the free throw line during his first season…ranked second behind only Terry Whisnant who made 20 of 21 free throws and shot .952 from the free throw line for the season…led the Seminoles from the free throw line among those players who attempted 60 or more free throws in the season with his .818 mark…was perfect from the free throw line in 13 of the Seminoles’ 34 games including a six of six performance from the free throw line in Florida State’s victory over Clemson in Tallahassee (Jan. 24)…made a team-high 23 consecutive free throws from January 9 against Maryland through February 24 against Virginia Tech…his streak included perfection from the free throw line against Maryland (two of two), Clemson (six of six), Miami (two of two), Maryland (two of two), Duke (two of two), Miami (one of one), Boston College (two of two), NC State (four of four) and his first two against Virginia Tech…scored in double figures nine times including his season high of 18 points in the Seminoles’ win over NC State on Senior Day in Tallahassee (March 9)…scored in double figures in six of the Seminoles’ 20 games against ACC competition including five in 18 games during the regular season…scored in double figures in only the third game of his career as he totaled 15 points against BYU in the semifinals of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. …ranked third on the team with nine double figure scoring games – was ranked behind only three-time All-ACC selection Michael Snaer (25 in 33 games) and 2014 All-American candidate Okaro White (24)…scored in double figures in back to back games against NC State (season high of 18 points) and against Clemson in the first round of the ACC Tournament (12 points) on March 9 and March 14…averaged 15.0 points per game in the two games as he continued to display his abilities as a consistent scorer during his career…double figures in an ACC game for the first time in his career with 11 points in the Seminoles’ 60-57 win over Clemson (Jan. 24) in Tallahassee…double figure scoring in three of his final six games of the season with 10 at North Carolina (March 3), 18 at home against NC State and 12 against Clemson in the ACC Tournament to average 10.2 points per game in his final six games of his freshman season…with 14 points at Virginia Tech and 80 total points in his final eight games he averaged 10.0 points scored per game (four double figure scoring games) from Feb. 24 through the end of the season and the final game in the NIT against Louisiana Tech…the Seminoles’ third leading scorer in the final eight games of the season with a 10.0 points per game scoring average and in the final 10 games of the season with 91 points and a 9.1 points per game scoring average…Florida State’s leading scoring once as a freshman (18 points at NC State on Feb. 19) and its leading rebounder twice (eight at North Carolina on March 3 and five against Clemson in the ACC Tournament on March 14)…finished third on the team in minutes played during the season (21.5 minutes played per game) and played in double figure minutes in 30 of 34 games as a freshman…earned only one minute of playing time in the season opener against South Alabama but averaged more than 22 minutes played per game in each of the next 33 games of the season…played his freshman season high of 36 minutes in the Seminoles’ victory over Wake Forest in Tallahassee (Feb. 26) and earned at least 31 minutes of playing time in six of the final 10 games of the season…averaged 29.0 minutes played per game in the final 10 games of the season after averaging 18.3 minutes of playing time in the first 24 games of the season…

AT ANCHORAGE WEST: Graduated from Anchorage West High School in 2011…the Gatorade Player of the Year in the State of Alaska as he averaged 25.0 points, 8.0 assists, 7.1 rebounds and 3.6 steals as a senior…named the 4A State Player of the Year, an All-State Class 4A First Team selection and the Cook Inlet Conference Most Valuable Player during the regular season as he helped lead the Eagles to the berth in the state championship tournament…played in the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches Senior All-Star game following his senior season…scored a season high 31 points in the fourth quarter of the Eagles’ 78-62 win over Chugiak during his senior season…finished two steals shy of a quadruple double with 33 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists and eight steals in an 88-70 win over Eagle River during his senior season…led Anchorage West to a State Tournament Championship during his sophomore season and to a runner-up state championship finish during his junior season…the Eagles finished with a 20-7 record and into the third round of the Alaska State Athletic Association state championship tournament…the Eagles defeated Palmer and Service High Schools in the first two rounds before falling to Bartlett High School in the third round…

PERSONAL: Born January 27, 1993…Devon is the son of Jenny and Kevin Bookert…his dad, Kevin, helped lead Anchorage West to a state championship and was named to the All-Tournament team in the Alaska State Championship tournament in 1988…community service is important to him and his family as he has volunteered his time to feed the homeless in his home city of Anchorage and works as a mentor to freshmen students at his high school…the first Florida State basketball player from the state of Alaska…graduated Anchorage West High School in 2011 (a year early) and chose to spend a prep school year at Impact Basketball Academy in Las Vegas…named the Gatorade Player of the Year in the State of Alaska as a senior…Bookert became the third player from Anchorage West to earn the honor along with Ramon Harris of Kentucky and Chris Toomer of Liberty…a two-time All-State First Team selection as a junior and as a senior, he was named the Class 4A State Player of the Year and the Cook Inlet Conference Most Valuable Player as a senior…the first two-time All-State Class 4A pick in high school basketball in the state of Alaska…saw his stock rise during the summer of 2011 as he played extremely well in the Fab 48 Tournament in Las Vegas…did not play on the AAU circuit during the summer of 2010…decided to attend the Impact Basketball Academy in order to further his game for one year before enrolling at Florida State in the summer of 2012…chose Florida State over Cal, San Diego State, Oklahoma State, DePaul and Oregon…


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