- 6' 5
- 220 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Forest Hills/Hargrave Military Academy
- Charlotte, N.C.
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A three-year starter for the Hokies who missed the 2010-11 season due to foot surgery and received a medical hardship waiver … Started 93 games in his career and played in 135 … Averaged 8.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game in his career … Shot 40.6 percent from the floor, including 29.7 percent from beyond the 3-point arc in his career … Hit on 76.8 percent of his free-throw attempts for his career … Hit two game-winning shots his senior season (vs. Georgia Tech and at Virginia).
2011-12: Played in all 33 games, starting 26 of those ... Averaged 10.9 points, second on the team, and 2.8 rebounds per game …Tied or led the team in scoring on six occasions … Shot 39.9 percent from the floor, including 33 percent from beyond the 3-point arc … Connected on 81.5 percent of his free-throw attempts … Also dished out 51 assists and had 22 steals … Put up nine points and grabbed two rebounds in the season opener against East Tennessee State ... Put up 18 points and grabbed four rebounds againt Monmouth ... Dropped 31 points, going 12-for-12 from the line against FIU ... Scored 13 points against No. 5 Syracuse ... Scored seven points against Oklahoma State ... Tallied eight points and three rebounds against St. Bonaventure ... Scored seven points and grabbed four rebounds against Kansas State ... Tallied eight points and four assists at Rhode Island ... Scored seven points and added two rebounds against Norfolk State ... Put up 15 points to go along with three assists against Campbell ... Scored 16 points, also adding three rebounds against North Florida ... Scored eight points, adding three assists and two steals against Eastern Michigan ... Buried 18 points and brought down five rebounds at Oklahoma State ... Tallied eight points and three assists at Wake Forest ... Scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds against Florida State ... Tallied 13 points at Boston College ... Rallied for 16 points in the first half after coming off the bench against No. 8 North Carolina ... Scored 12 points, including the game-winning three at No. 15 Virginia ... Led the team with 14 points, scoring in double figures for the fourth straight game ... Scored 14 points and added three rebounds at Maryland ... Scored eight points and dished out five assists at Miami ... Scored 11 points in the win over Boston College ... Tallied seven points and three steals at No. 20 Florida State ... Totaled just five points, but hit the game-winning shot as the clock ran out in overtime to lift the Hokies past Georgia Tech ... Scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds against No. 25 Virginia ... Helped lead the team with 16 points and five rebounds at No. 5 Duke ... Scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds at Clemson ... Scored 19 points against Clemson in the first round of the ACC Tournament ... Scored six points against Duke in the second round of the ACC Tournament.
2010-11: Appeared in just nine games, making eight starts, before being sidelined due to an injury to his right foot and receiving a medical redshirt ... Averaged 32.1 minutes and 10.4 points per game, shooting .427 (35-for-82) from the field ... Scored 10 points in 25 minutes of play against Campbell ... Scored 12 points with six rebounds at No. 3 Kansas State ... Second on the team in scoring with 17 points against UNC Greensboro, going 5-for-6 at the line, and added four rebounds and two steals ... Scored a season-high 20 points against Cal. State Northridge, making eight shots from the field and going four -for- four at the line, and added three assists ... Tied his season high with six assists against Oklahoma State ... Notched four assists and a steal against UNLV ... Missed the Penn State game due to a calf injury ... Scored 17 points off the bench against Mississippi, making 6-of-6 from the line, and added two steals and an assist.
2009-10: Started all 33 games in which he appeared … Second on the team in scoring (15.2 ppg) … Statistically, was the most improved player in the ACC … Named to the 2010 VaSID All-State team and was a third team All-ACC selection … Earned a career-high six assists against Brown and also scored eight points … Recorded 10 points and two steals at Campbell … Had a spectacular game against VMI, scoring 24 points, including a career-high 10 field goals made, and grabbed a career-high seven rebounds … Scored 14 points, finishing 4-for-4 from the free-throw line, and added two steals and two assists … Scored 16 points and had a career-high two blocked shots in the Hokies’ win over UMBC … Scored 11 points and added five rebounds in the win over Longwood … Led all scorers with a career-high 41 points in an overtime win against Seton Hall in Cancun, Mexico, finishing an impressive 20-for-21 from the free-throw line … His 20 made free throws tied a school record, and his 41 points were the most for a Hokie since 1989 … Was named the ACC Player of the Week for his performance at Seton Hall, becoming the second Hokie to receive the honor this year (first was Jeff Allen) … Scored 14 points in the Hokies’ ACC opener at No. 9 North Carolina … Scored 19 points, finishing 7-of-14 from the field and 3-of-6 from 3-point land against No. 25 Florida State … Scored a game-high 18 points, including the eventual game-winning basket with nine seconds left to lift the Hokies over Boston College, 63-62 … Shot .500 from the field for a total of 18 points to help the Hokies to an overtime victory at Virginia … Sunk a career-high four 3-pointers for a game-high 22 total points, also adding six rebounds against Miami … Scored 17 points and added three assists against North Carolina … Led Tech with 15 points against UVa … Finished 9-of-12 from the free-throw line en route to 21 points and tied a career-high with seven rebounds against No. 23 Wake Forest … Scored 12 points, including 6-of-6 from the free-throw line, and added five rebounds at No. 6 Duke … Added 14 points and two steals against Boston College … Played a career-high 45 minutes, pouring in 21 points and five rebounds in a double-overtime game against Maryland … Netted 21 points and added four assists against NC State … Did not play against Georgia Tech because of an injured foot … Scored 16 points, including 13 in the first eight minutes, and added four rebounds against Miami in the ACC Tournament … Scored 19 points and posted two assists against Quinnipiac in the first round of the NIT … Scored a game-high 27 points, including the eventual game-winner with 14 seconds left, and tied a career-high with seven rebounds against UConn in the second round of the NIT … Scored 19 points against Rhode Island in the third round of the NIT.
2008-09: Appeared in all 34 games for the Hokies as a sophomore, starting 24 times … Fifth on the team in scoring (4.6 ppg) … Third on the team in three-point field goals made (23) … Set a career high with 15 points in 42 minutes in the opening round NIT victory against Duquesne … Scored seven points against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament … Scored seven points and grabbed four rebounds against Miami in the first round of the ACC Tournament … Played a then-career-high 35 minutes against Duke, scoring four points and tying a season-high with four rebounds … Totaled six points and three assists against Georgia Tech … Recorded eight points and two steals in 19 minutes at Boston College … Scored five points and added three rebounds against Boston College … Played 25 minutes at Duke … Dished out a career-high five assists and collected a season-high four rebounds against Columbia in the opening round of the Aeropostale Holiday Festival … Scored eight points and dished out two assists against Wisconsin … Tied a career-high with three assists against Seton Hall in Puerto Rico … Played a then-career-high 33 minutes against Xavier in Puerto Rico, scoring a then-season-high 10 points … Played 31 minutes in the season opener against Gardner Webb.
2007-08: Posted a career-high five rebounds against Miami at the ACC Tournament … Made a strong contribution off the bench in the win at Maryland … Scored seven points while recording a steal and his second career block … Made his second start of the season against Duke … Made his first career start at Virginia, recording a career-high three assists … Posted a career-high 14 points against Richmond to lead Tech … Also had his first career block in the game … Recorded a career-high three steals with two assists against Hofstra … Scored in double digits (13 pts.) for the first time against Wake Forest … Made his first basket against Liberty … Made a brief appearance on the court against Old Dominion in his first game as a Hokie … Joined the basketball team for practice on Friday, Dec. 14.
High School: Played as a post-graduate at Hargrave Military Academy for head coach Kevin Keatts, following graduation from Forest Hills High School in Union County, N.C. … Was a teammate at Hargrave of fellow Hokie Jeff Allen … Hudson and Allen helped lead Hargrave to a 22-5 overall record in the 2006-07 season, when the Tigers were national prep school finalists … Scored 12 points in the 2007 Capital Classic, playing alongside future teammates Malcolm Delaney and Allen … Was first team All-Piedmont and second-team All-Observer by the Charlotte Observer as a junior at Forest Hills … Was the Union County Player of the Year, averaging 21 points per game as a sophomore at Forest Hills High School … Was ranked No. 51 overall and as the No. 14 shooting guard in the nation by Scout.com and ranked No. 70 by Sports Illustrated.
Personal: Dorenzo V. Hudson … Born February 1, 1988, in Marshville, N.C. … Guardian is uncle, Rick Taylor … Cousin of teammate JT Thompson … One of five children.