Chris Singleton BIO:
Professionally: Scored a career-high 16 points twice (2/28 at MIL, 3/22 vs. IND). Became the first Washington rookie to appear in every game since Jeff Ruland during the 1981-82 season.
Personally: Full name is Christopher Carl Singleton, Jr. Owns his own clothing line named Doughpe Clothing. Spent time at St. Coletta of Greater Washington where he served as a head coach in a Special Olympics basketball game to support the fourth annual “Spread the Word to End the Word” awareness day.
2011-12: Averaged 4.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.06 steals and 21.7 minutes per game in 66 games (51 starts). Scored a career-high 16 points twice (2/28 at MIL, 3/22 vs. IND). Scored 10 or more points in nine contests. Had a season-high five steals twice (1/25 vs. CHA, 3/18 at MEM). Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds at MIL (2/28). Became the first Washington rookie to appear in every game since Jeff Ruland during the 1981-82 season.
Collegiately: Was a unanimous ACC Defensive Player of the Year selection by the coaches in 2010-11. Was a two-time All-ACC and two-time ACC Defensive Team selection (2009-10 and 2010-11). Led Florida State to a school record-tying three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances in his three collegiate seasons. During his three-year career, the Seminoles were the third-winningest team in ACC play with him in the lineup behind only Duke and North Carolina. Also helped FSU rank first nationally in field goal percentage defense in both 2010 and 2011. Finished his career ranked 25th in ACC history with a 1.89 steals per game average. Is the only player to rank in the top 10 in both blocked shots (5th, 136) and steals (8th, 180) in Florida State history. As a junior, helped the Seminoles to two wins in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993. Led FSU in scoring (13.1 ppg) and rebounding (6.8) in 2010-11, and tallied a triple-double (22 points, 11 rebounds and 10 steals) in a Florida State victory over UNC Greensboro, to mark the first triple double in ACC history that included steals. Suffered a fractured foot vs. Virginia in February of 2011 that caused him to miss six games. As a sophomore, was tabbed by the media as the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, and became only the fifth player in ACC history to finish in the top five in both steals per game (first with 2.2 spg) and blocks per game (fifth with 1.5 bpg). Was one of 20 returning collegiate players named to the 2010 USA Select Team, which helped USA Basketball prepare for the FIBA World Championship. As a freshman, was the only player in the ACC to tally at least 50 steals and at least 45 blocks during season, and was the only freshman in the nation (one of seven players in all) to accomplish that feat.