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RJ Slawson

  • position F
  • height 6-8
  • weight 196
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Fort Dorchester
  • position F
  • height 6-8
  • weight 196
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Fort Dorchester

RJ Slawson Bio

2012-13 Gamecock Spotlight Video

2011-12 (sophomore)
Saw action in all 31 contests with five starts on the year … Averaged 4.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.6 blocked shots in 17.8 minutes per game … Led or shared the team lead in rebounds six times and in blocks and steals four times … Posted three double-figure scoring games and five games with at least two blocks … Hit career high with 13 points vs. No. 1 North Carolina (Nov. 25) … Also posted 14 rebounds and four blocks against the Tar Heels for first-career double-double … Named to the Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament Team after finishing tournament play with nine points vs. Southern Cal (Nov. 26) … Collected a team best eight rebounds vs. Providence (Dec. 1) … Suffered from right foot strain following Providence contest, however, was available for contest at Clemson (Dec. 4) … Solid at No. 2 Kentucky (Jan. 7), posting five points, six rebounds, and one block, assist and steal … Collected an SEC career high nine rebounds, including six offensive, in 56-54 victory vs. Alabama (Jan. 25) … Earned first-career start at Tennessee (Feb. 8), scored nine points and collected five rebounds … Posted six points and two steals in win vs. Georgia (Feb. 15) … Collected nine rebounds and blocked two shots in SEC Tournament play vs. Alabama (March 8) … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2010-11 (freshman)
Saw action in 28 games as a freshman … Averaged 2.3 points, 2.1 rebounds, 0.2 blocks and 0.3 steals in 9.0 minutes per game … In SEC play (15 games), averaged 2.0 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.3 steals in 10.2 minutes per game … Tallied double-figures in first career game with 10 points in season opener vs. Elon (Nov. 12) … Collected six rebounds vs. USC Upstate (Nov. 24) … Tallied eight points vs. Georgia (Feb. 12) and collected eight rebounds at Tennessee (Feb. 16) … Pulled down six rebounds in regular-season finale at Mississippi State (March 5) … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll. Pre-South Carolina
Two-year letterwinner for coach Leon Wheaton at Fort Dorchester High School … A consensus four-star prospect … Rated No. 92 overall prospect and No. 18 power forward in the country by Scout.com … No. 117 overall and No. 24 power forward by Rivals.com … No. 83 overall and No. 19 power forward according to ESPN.com … Named the South Carolina Boys Gatorade Player of the Year and Region 8 4A Player of the Year, all-state and all-region as a senior … Averaged 22.7 points, 12.3 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 6.1 blocks per game as a senior … A South Carolina High School Basketball Coaches Association (SCBCA) Preseason Elite 5 (all state classifications) … A SCBCA Preseason Top 5 Senior Class (4A) … Named all-state, all-region, First Team All-Low Country and region player of the year as a junior when he averaged 20.4 points, 10.9 rebounds, 3.3 blocks, 2.3 assists and 43 percent from beyond the arc … Led Fort Dorchester to the Lower State Finals during junior season … Transferred from Stratford following freshman season and sat out sophomore campaign … Chose South Carolina over Clemson, Alabama, Auburn and Georgia Tech … Former AAU teammate of fellow signee Bruce Ellington. Personal
Son of Randall and Alicia Slawson … Has a sister, Jackie, who plays softball at South Carolina … Major is undeclared.

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