Men's Basketball 2014 – Player Profile

Prophet Kates

Prophet Kates – 23

Captain

Year: Senior

Major: Criminal Justice

Height: 6-1

Position: G

High School: Newark Arts

Hometown: Newark, N.J.


Biography

2013-14 Season (Junior): Appeared in 14 games as a junior, coming back off a medical redshirt season – scored a season high 15 points in 14 minutes against Georgian Court on January 14 – went 4-for-5 from three-point territory against Georgian Court, hitting 5-of-7 from the floor overall – hit multiple three-pointers in four games, going 2-for-4 at Bentley, 2-for-6 at St. Thomas Aquinas, 4-for-5 against Georgian Court, and 2-for-5 at Caldwell – led the team in hitting 42.3 percent of his three-pointers on the season.

Prior to Wilmington University: Went to Edison Prep, which was the 8th ranked prep team in the nation (2009-10) – played a season at Victory Valley College (2010-11) where he was the leading scorer on the team – then transferred to Monroe College for a season (2011-12) where he helped lead his team to the National Championship  – Hoop Group All Star MVP – also had 2nd highest GPA on the Monroe College basketball team

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Newark Arts High School – the all-time leading scorer with 1,308 points

Personal: Prophet N. Kates – son of Curtis Price – has three younger siblings, Talib Price, Darnell Brodie, and Tariq Carey – majoring in criminal justice at Wilmington University with aspirations of becoming a FBI agent – from Newark, NJ –celebrity dream date is Meagan Good – favorite cartoon character is Goku –perfect meal is soul food

Year

GP-GS

fg-fga

Pct.

3fg-fga

Pct.

Ft-fta

Pct.

Reb.

RPG

Ast.

Blk.

Stl.

Pts.

Avg.

12-13

Redshirt

13-14

14-0

17-38

.447

11-26

.423

5-8

.625

11

0.8

8

0

2

50

3.6

Total

14-0

17-38

.447

11-26

.423

5-8

.625

11

0.8

8

0

2

50

3.6