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Mikhail Torrance
Mikhail Torrance

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eight Mile, Ala.

High School:
Mary Montgomery

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
09/30/1988

Experience:
2L



2008-09 (JUNIOR): Started his first game of the season and tied a career-high with 24 points against Mississippi ... scored 20 points and made a perfect 8-8 from the foul line in SEC tournament win over Vanderbilt ... reached double-figure points in four straight games ... scored 24 points on 7-of-12 shooting at Auburn .. the game before he had a then career-high 20 points in the loss at Mississippi State ... dished out a season-high seven assists at Arkansas ... put up 12 points, seven assists and a career-high tying six rebounds versus Auburn ... opened the season with 10 and 11 points against Mercer and Florida A&M, respectively.

2007-08 (SOPHOMORE): Averaged 3.3 points and 2.4 assists...played in 30 of 33 games, starting in three games (Troy, Mercer and Belmont)...shot 77.8 percent (21 of 27) from the free-throw line...made his first collegiate start in the Mercer game...scored in double figures in four games (Missouri State on Dec. 22, Tennessee on Jan. 20, at Mississippi State on Feb. 6, Mississippi on Feb. 13)...had a career-high five rebounds against Mercer...averaged 12 minutes of action per game, matching his career-high with 27 minutes of play at South Carolina on Feb. 16...dished out a career-high 10 assists against George Washington on Dec. 29.

2006-07 (FRESHMAN): Averaged 3.0 points and 1.0 rebounds on the season...played in 21 of Alabama's 32 games...shot 85.7 percent (12 of 14) at the free-throw line...led the team with 14 points against Auburn in Tuscaloosa on Feb. 24, making 5 of 10 shots from the field, 2 of 3 from three-point range and 2 of 2 at the free throw line (played a season-high 27 minutes against Auburn...had a season-best five assists against Texas Southern on Nov. 25...spent 10 days in China during the summer of 2007, playing eight games, while participating in Reach USA Basketball, an eight-man team that included six SEC players, including UA teammate Demetrius Jemison.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Mary G. Montgomery High School, in Eight Mile, Ala....averaged 22 points, eight assists and seven rebounds as a senior...averaged 18.5 points, four rebounds and eight assists as a junior...a First-Team All-State selection in 2005 and 2006...the 2006 Mobile Optimist Club Class 6A Player of the Year...member of the First-Team of the Mobile Press-Register Sweet 16 in 2005 and 2006...an All-County selection in 2005 and 2006...scored 37 points in a game against Biloxi...made 14 assists in a game against LeFlore...played AAU ball for the Alabama Challenge (based in Birmingham)...coached by John Davis at Mary G. Montgomery High School...led the school to back-to-back 20-win seasons in 2003-04 and 2004-05 ... Born on Sept. 30, 1988...son of Michael and Leola Torrance...has a brother, Michael, Jr., and a sister, Michele...his mother graduated from the University of South Alabama...his father is a graduate of Wiley College...majoring in general human environmental sciences.