WORTH NOTING: Very athletic and creative player who is well-suited for head coach Pete Gillen’s up-tempo style of basketball ... respected around the league and the nation for his tenacious defensive play ... consistently draws the opposing team’s top perimeter scorer as his defensive assignment ... named to ACC All-Defensive teams each of the last two seasons ... uses his exceptional leaping ability to make spectacular slam dunks and out-rebound taller players on the offensive and defensive glass ... ranked ninth in the ACC and second on the team in 2000-01 with 69 offensive rebounds (2.38 per game) ... only player under 6’6” listed among the ACC’s top-10 offensive rebounders last season ... enters the 2001-02 season ranked 10th on Virginia’s career lists for steals (132) and three-point field goals made (76) ... scored a layup with 0.9 seconds left to clinch Virginia’s 91-89 victory over third-ranked Duke in University Hall during the 2000-01 regular season ... became the first Cavalier to score a winning basket at the buzzer since Bryant Stith scored on a last-second shot to cement a 73-71 win at Georgia Tech on Feb. 22, 1990 ... grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds in UVa’s 82-71 win over #16 Wake Forest on Feb. 3, 2001 ... that is the best rebounding performance by a UVa player since Junior Burrough grabbed 19 boards against Florida State on Feb. 4, 1995 ... averaged 7.3 rebounds per game over the last 12 games of the 2000-01 season ... shot 81.5 percent (22-27) from the foul line over UVa’s last 10 games of that season ... posted two double-doubles in points and rebounds as a junior ... had the first double-double of his collegiate career as a sophomore with 21 points and 11 rebounds in a 115-111 triple overtime loss to Georgetown in the first round of the 2000 National Invitation Tournament (March 15) ... scored in double figures in five of six games during UVa’s European tour in August of 2000 ... posted a double-double with team highs of 21 points and 12 rebounds against SunAir Osfende in the fourth game of the tour in Oostende, Belgium ... selected to play, along with UVa teammate Chris Williams, for the USA Basketball Men’s Junior World Championship Team in the summer of 1999 … the 12-man team earned the silver medal at the 16-team 1999 FIBA Men’s Junior World Championship in Portugal.
HONORS: 2000-01—Named to 2001 ACC All-Defensive team as voted on by the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association ... received the award as UVa’s Best Defensive Player (team award). 1999-00—2000 Fans’ Guide ACC All-Defensive Team by vote of the league’s head coaches ... honorable mention All-ACC Defensive Team as selected by the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association . . . received the award as UVa’s Best Defensive Player (team award) ... named to the ACC Honor Roll for his academic work and athletic participation. 1998-99— ACC Rookie of the Week for the week of February 22 (following games against Clemson and North Carolina) … received the Mr. Intensity Award (team award).
AT VIRGINIA: 2000-01—Started in 26 of UVa’s 29 games ...was not in the starting lineup in the victory over Ohio (Dec. 6) because of a slight separation of his right shoulder suffered against VMI, but did play 17 minutes in the game ... also came off the bench in back-to-back home games against Florida State (Jan. 15) and Missouri (Jan. 20) ... led the team in field goal percentage (50.6 percent, 118-233) ... finished second on the team with 69 offensive rebounds and third in total rebounds (5.5 rpg) and steals (34) ... one of five Cavaliers to average double figures in scoring during the season with 10.1 points per game ... compiled his second double-double of the season and the third of his career with 14 points and 11 rebounds in the loss to Georgia Tech in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament (March 9) ... scored 17 points, had 12 rebounds and added three assists without a turnover in the victory at Clemson (Jan. 27) ... made six of seven field goal attempts in that game, including both of his three-point field goal attempts ... it was his first double-double of the season ... also was an integral part of UVa’s fine defensive effort against Clemson’s Will Solomon, one of the league’s top scorers ... helped hold Solomon to just 10 points and 2-of-14 shooting from the field ... scored in double figures in 10 of the last 14 games of the season ... grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds, scored five points and had four steals in the victory over Wake Forest (Feb. 3) ... the 17 rebounds are the most by a Virginia player since Junior Burrough had 19 rebounds against Florida State on Feb. 4, 1995 ... had 88 rebounds in the last 12 games (7.3 rpg.) of the season ... made 22-27 free throw attempts (81.5 percent) in the last 10 games ... scored 17 points, had three assists and three steals in the win over Duke (Feb. 14) ... scored the winning basket on a layup with 0.9 second remaining ... also a key factor in limiting the Blue Devils’ Jason Williams to 14 points on 5-21 shooting from the field ... scored a season-high 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the victory over UMBC (Dec. 23) ... scored 14 points and had six rebounds in the victory over Purdue (Nov. 29) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at University Hall ... had a career-high five steals in the win over Tennessee (Dec. 19) ... scored 13 points and had six rebounds in the win over North Carolina at University Hall (Feb. 25) ... lettered for the third time. 1999-00—Played in 30 games, starting 29 ... second on the team in steals with 49, second in field goal percentage (minimum 50 attempts) at 50.9 percent (116-228), third in rebounding (4.8 rpg.) and fourth in scoring (10.1 ppg.) ... struggled at the free throw line, shooting 51.1 percent (45-88) ... consistently drew the opposing team’s top perimeter scorer as his defensive assignment ... did a masterful job against Will Solomon in a 76-62 victory over the Tigers at University Hall (Feb. 15) ... Hall and Virginia’s team defense limited Solomon, who entered the game as the leading scorer in the ACC with an average of 21.6 ppg., to just 13 points, including two in the first half ... scored a season-high 23 points in a victory at Richmond (Dec. 21) ... led the team in scoring that night and also led the team with 18 points in a victory over Loyola (Md.) on Dec. 8 . . . scored in double figures 15 times and led the team in rebounding four times . . . scored 16 points, including the three-point basket with 25.8 seconds remaining that gave UVa the lead for good, in the team’s 89-87 overtime victory against Maryland (Mar. 4) at University Hall . . . had first double-double of his collegiate career with 21 points and 11 rebounds in a 115-111 triple overtime loss to Georgetown in the first round of the NIT (March 15). 1998-99—Played in all 30 games, with 17 starts … when he didn’t start, he was Virginia’s best offensive threat off the bench … battled periods of inconsistency throughout the season … like several of his teammates, had to go up against bigger and taller players quite often … started in place of Kris Hunter on several occasions when Virginia went with an extremely small starting five … third on the team in scoring, averaging 10.8 ppg … fifth in scoring among ACC rookies … averaged 4.5 rpg … almost half of his rebounds came off the offensive glass (65 of 134) … fourth on the team in rebounding … second on the squad with 49 steals and tied for eighth in the ACC … broke Othell Wilson’s school record for most steals by a freshman with 49 … Wilson had 48 steals as a freshman in 1980-81 … 36 three-point field goals ranked in a tie for third on the team and fourth by a UVa rookie all-time … scored four points and grabbed six rebounds in the opener vs. VCU … warmed up in Alaska’s Top of the World Classic … scored 19 points vs. nationally-ranked Arkansas on seven of eight shooting in the opening round … the 19 points off the bench tied for the most by a UVa reserve during the season … first start of his career came against Wisconsin … poured in a team-leading 21 points vs. the Badgers … also led the team with six rebounds … scored a career-high 27 points in the home opener against Hampton on Nov. 25 … made seven of eight shots from the field and tied a school record for three-point accuracy by making all five three-point attempts … also was eight of eight from the charity stripe … that started a streak of five games where he scored at least 11 points, including a 16-point, nine-rebound effort vs. New Hampshire … made all three three-point attempts vs. New Hampshire … after that five-game stretch he scored just 16 points combined in the next three games … got back on track with 16 points vs. Loyola (Md.) … continued to be up and down throughout much of the early part of the ACC schedule … pulled down 10 rebounds vs. Georgia Tech on Jan. 23 … was reinserted into the starting line-up for the first time in five games against Virginia Tech and scored 12 points, while pulling down nine rebounds in a Cavalier win … remained in the starting five against Florida State, playing a big role in UVa’s first ACC road win in nearly two years … buried two huge three-pointers in the last eight minutes of an extremely tight contest and scored 11 points (all in the second half) … also led the team with a career-high five assists, while adding four steals and seven rebounds … had several rough outings following the Florida State game, scoring more than five points just once in the next four games before being replaced in the starting line-up by Hunter for the game against Clemson on Feb. 17 … responded well as the first man off the bench, leading the team in scoring (18 points) and rebounding (six rebounds) vs. the Tigers … paced the Cavaliers in scoring for the second game in a row by tossing in 18 points vs. North Carolina on Feb. 20 … made three three-pointers, including a 23-footer with 47.9 seconds remaining in the game to give the Cavaliers a short-lived lead … named the ACC Rookie of the Week for his efforts vs. Clemson and North Carolina … scored 10 points in the final game of the regular season against Georgia Tech … tossed in two long three-pointers in the second half to help the Cavaliers rally from a 10-point deficit and force overtime, before losing a heartbreaker … shot 45.7 percent from the field when coming off the bench (vs. 38 percent as a starter) … had a similar scoring average (11 ppg as reserve vs. 10.9 ppg as starter) despite playing fewer minutes off the bench (22.6 off bench vs. 30 as starter) … scored in double figures nine times off the bench, including two of his last three non-starts … reached double figures nine times as a starter … contributed 12 points vs. #1 Duke in the ACC Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter at Katy High School ... finished his high school career with 2,504 points and grabbed 1,022 rebounds ... averaged 20.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals a game for his high school career ... as a senior during the 1997-98 season, he averaged 22.3 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.5 steals a game for head coach Larry Brown ... shot 72 percent from the free throw line, 60 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from three-point range to help Katy High School to an overall record of 21-11 for the 1997-98 season ... averaged 23.1 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.0 steals a game as a junior during the 1996-97 season at Katy High School … shot 51 percent from the field and 72 percent from the free throw line ... three-time All-State and All-Region selection ... earned first-team All-State honors as a senior and was chosen the team’s Most Valuable Player ... two-time District Player of the Year ... All-District four times ... played in the Texas High School All-Star Game ... member of the USA Basketball Men’s Junior World Championship Qualifying Team that won a gold medal in the Dominican Republic in July of 1998.
PERSONAL: Adam Terrill Hall ... born 3-10-80 in Stamford, Conn. ... son of Ned and Toni Hall ... has two sisters ... majoring in urban planning.
Hall by the Numbers
Hall’s Career Highs
Points—27 vs. Hampton (11/25/98); Rebounds—17 vs. Wake Forest (2/3/01); FG Made—9 vs. Richmond (12/21/99); FG Att.—16 vs. North Carolina (2/20/99), vs. Duke (3/4/99); 3 Pt. FG Made—5 vs. Hampton (11/25/98); 3 Pt. FG Att.—8 vs. Wake Forest (1/2/99); FT Made—8 vs. Hampton (11/25/98); FT Att.—10 vs. Arizona State (11/27/99); Assists—5 vs. Florida State (1/30/99); Blocks—2 vs. Gonzaga (3/16/01); Steals—5 vs. Tennessee (12/19/00); Minutes—42 vs. Georgetown (3/15/00)