Men's Basketball

ChrisLivingston

  • position Forward
  • height 6-6
  • Weight 220
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Akron, Ohio

HIGH SCHOOL
A versatile combo-forward … A consensus five-star prospect … Ranked as the No. 10 overall player by Rivals … Listed as the 11th-ranked player by 247Sports and No. 12 by ESPN … Averaged 18.2 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.9 steals per game during his senior season at Oak Hill … The 2022 Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year … Named a McDonald’s All American and to the Jordan Brand Classic roster … He averaged 31.1 points, 15.8 rebounds, 6.1 assists, 4.7 steals and 4.0 blocks for Buchtel High School in Akron, Ohio, as a junior … Named the Gatorade Ohio Player of the Year and MaxPreps Junior All-America First Team following junior season … Named MVP of the 2019 FIBA Americans U16 Championship after leading Team USA to a gold medal while averaging 14.8 points and 8.0 rebounds … Also competed in track.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 15 in Akron, Ohio … Mother is Julia Livingston … Has five siblings, Cordell, Cydnee, Corey, Courtney and CJ … Major is exploratory studies in agriculture … His most memorable moment as a basketball player is winning a gold medal for Team USA … Enjoys listening to music and playing video games away from the court … His mom is his life’s greatest influence … Chose No. 24 because he looked up to Paul George … Lists his favorite movie as The Great Gatsby and his favorite food as buffalo chicken dip … His favorite binge watch is the Dragon Ball series … Off-the-court talent consists of drawing and painting … Chose Kentucky over Ohio State, Kansas, North Carolina, Memphis, LSU, Alabama, Florida, Georgetown, South Carolina and Arizona.

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