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John Caleb Sanders

Class: Senior
Position: G
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180

Previous School: HCYA (Home School)

Hometown: Sugar Land, Texas

2013 (Jr.)
• Appeared in all 36 contests, starting 32
• 2013 Big South Championship All-Tournament Team member, averaging 17.0 ppg during the four-game span
• Big South Scholar Athlete of the Year and all-academic team member
• Led the team in scoring (14.4 ppg) and assists (3.6 apg)
• Finished 13th in the Big South in scoring, ninth in assists and eighth in free throw percentage (77.6 percent)
• Second on the team in steals with 34
• Tied a career high with 27 points in Liberty's victory over Charleston Southern (March 10), helping Liberty capture its third Big South Championship
• Posted 21 points in Liberty's NCAA First Four game against North Carolina A&T (March 19), becoming the 23rd member of Liberty's 1,000-point club
• Recorded double scoring figures in the final 13 games of the season, averaging 19.2 ppg during the span
• Scored 27 points at Gardner-Webb (Feb. 9), including 25 in the second half, while grabbing seven boards, seven assists, three steals and going 10-of-10 from the free throw line
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll mention

2012 (So.)
• Appeared in all 32 contests, starting 13
• Third on the team in scoring, averaging 11.6 points per game
• Third most steals for the Flames with 23
• Led Liberty with 61 three-point field goals
• Finished with double-digit scoring figures in 21 games
• Dropped 18 points in season opener at No. 19 Texas A&M (Nov. 9)
• Received first collegiate start versus Randolph College (Nov. 11), finishing with 17 points and four rebounds
• Posted 18 points in games against Lehigh (Nov. 19), UNC Asheville (Jan. 7) and Winthrop (Jan. 14)
• Recorded a career-high 20 points versus Montreat (Dec. 20)
• Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2011 (Fr.)
• Appeared in all 32 contests
• Led the Flames in three-point field goal percentage (.340)
• Posted 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting from three-point range against Southern Virginia (Nov. 18)
• Chipped in 10 points in 64-58 win over Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 26)
• Finished with 11 points during Liberty's 70-61 victory over Presbyterian (Dec. 2)
• Tallied 10 points against George Mason (Dec. 11)
• Posted a season-high 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting against league leader Coastal Carolina (Jan. 8), helping cut a 10-point deficit to two with a three-pointer in the final nine seconds
• Earned Big South Freshman of the Week honors for his performance against the Chanticleers
• Recorded nine points in an 83-81 overtime win versus UNC Asheville (Jan. 27)
• Added nine points in 65-54 win over High Point (Feb. 12)
• Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll

Prep
• Played four years at guard for the HCYA Warriors
• Played alongside his bother and former Flames point guard Jesse Sanders his first two seasons, winning back-to-back National Homeschool championships
• Was part of a team ranked No. 2 in the Houston area his sophomore year, finishing the season with a 41-3 record
• One of the top scorers in the state of Texas his junior year, averaging 28 points, 8.9 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game
• Was named MVP of the Victoria Memorial Tournament despite his team not winning the title
• Named first team all-greater Houston his senior year
• Won the Homeschool National Tournament (3/20/10) and was named MVP

Personal
• Son of Tom and Nancy Sanders
• Birthday is March 22
• Majoring in business
• Younger brother of former point guard and all-time assist leader Jesse Sanders
• Older brother Thomas Sanders earned AP Honorable Mention All-American, Mid-Major All-American and Atlantic Sun Player of the Year honors at Gardner-Webb in 2008
• Older brother Ethan Sanders played at Moody Bible in Chicago, Ill.