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Tom Knight

  • Power Forward
  • Dixfield, ME (Dirigo)
  • Ht: 6-9 | Wt: 250
  • Age: 23 yrs 0 mo
  • 2009 - ...
  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  • Year: 6

As a Recruit: Knight was recruited from Dirigo (Dixfield, ME) class of 2009. He committed to Notre Dame .


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UNIOR SEASON (2011-12): Strong, left-handed frontline player with deceptive skills ... highly-skilled and crafty around the basket ... displays great footwork for a player with his size ... has a natural feel for the game ... a steady and consistent player ... expected to see playing time in a reserve role this season ... made his college debut as a sophomore, appearing in 14 career games ... tallied 20 points and 16 rebounds.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11): Played in 14 games ... registered 20 points (1.4 ppg.) and 16 rebounds (1.1 rpg. ) ... had three assists and two blocked shots ... made his collegiate debut in the season opener against Georgia Southern and was a perfect 3-3 from the field and 1-1 from the free throw line en route to seven points in the Irish victory ... also had four rebounds in his Irish debut ... matched his season-high total with seven points in a win over UMBC ... also hauled down a season-best five rebounds against UMBC ... played a season-high nine minutes against both Georgia Southern and UMBC ... played in six BIG EAST regular-season games and one conference tournament contest ... scored his first BIG EAST points in a win at DePaul ... hauled in one rebound in the third-round NCAA Tournament contest versus Florida State.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10): Did not see game action during the 2009-2010 season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Concluded his career as the all-time leading scorer at Dirigo with 1,326 career points ... four-year letter winner under head coach Gavin Kane ... captained team in his senior season ... honored as the Maine Mr. Basketball as well as a Gatorade Player of the Year nominee ... was selected Lewiston Sun Journal Player of the Year as a senior ... also named Most Outstanding Player by the Maine Sunday Telegram in final scholastic season ... Mountain Valley Conference Player of the Year in 2009 after averaging 22.9 points, 11.6 rebounds, 3.5 blocked shots, 3.0 assists and 2.5 steals ... two-time all-state honoree ... garnered all-conference honors in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... named Outstanding Player of the Western Maine Classic Tournament ... helped Dirigo to three conference championships (2007-09) and a regional title in `09 while compiling a 76-11 (.874) ... posted back-to-back 20-win seasons in 2007-08 and 2008-09 and finished 20-2 and 21-2, respectively ... played in the New England Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge ... selected and attended Reebok All-American Camp ... led his AAU team to an 11th-place finish at the AAU Junior Nationals in `07 ... averaged 16.5 points, 8.4 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots as a junior and netted 13.4 points and 7.5 boards in his sophomore season.

PERSONAL: Full name is Thomas Francis Knight ... the third of five children...has an older brother Kevin and an older sister Holly, in addition to two younger sisters Hannah and Rachel ... member of the Dirigo High School Student Council ... son of Karl and Kathy Knight ... mother was a track and cross country runner for the University of Maine, while father played basketball at Bowdoin College ... born 4-2-1991 in Farmington, Maine ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business ... is majoring in psychology.


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