Seventh Woods

Position: Guard
Height: 6-2 / 188 cms
Weight: 170 lbs / 77 kgs
School: Hammond School ’16
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.
  • Youngest member of the USA Basketball Men’s U16 National Team that posted a perfect 5-0 record en route to winning gold at the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Maldonado, Uruguay; started all five games and averaged 5.8 ppg., 2.4 rpg. and a team-high 4.4 apg.
  • Named to the 2013-14 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team on March 27, 2013.
  • Participated in the October 2012 USA Developmental National Team mini-camp, held in Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School Honors
  • 2013 MaxPreps Freshman All-American first team.
  • Competed for the North in the 2013 South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) North-South Class AAA All-Star Game.
  • 2013 SCISA Region I MVP.
  • 2012 and 2013 SCISA All-AAA Region I.
  • 2013 HSSR Class AAA Player of the Year.
  • 2012 High School Sports Report (HSSR) Rookie of the Year.

High School Notes

  • Attends Hammond School (S.C.), where as a freshman in 2012-13 he averaged 19.3 ppg., 3.5 rpg., 4.3 apg. and 2.7 spg. in aiding his team to a 22-5 record and the SCISA Class AAA championship game.
  • Played varsity as an eighth grader and averaged
    14.6 ppg., 5.8 rpg., 3.3 apg. and 4.5 spg. as the Skyhawks posted a 14-12 record. 
  • Once scored 49 points, grabbed five boards and dished out 10 assists in a single game.

Personal Notes

  • Born on Aug. 7, 1998, in his hometown of Columbia, S.C.
  • Son of Monica and Louis Woods Sr., has four brothers, Eric (24), Christopher (23), Charles (22) and Louis (21), and one sister, Octavia (28).
  • Started playing basketball when he was 4 years old.

The Inside Scoop

  • Memorable item from the London Olympics was the obvious team chemistry between the members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team.
  • Favorite player on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team: Chris Paul, “because of his leadership as a point guard.”
  • Plans on majoring in: sports management.
  • If he could drive anything, it would be: a BMW.
  • Top five movies of all time: Waist Deep, Real Steel, Like Mike, Never Back Down and The Hulk.
  • Favorite sports magazine: Sports Illustrated.
  • Pregame snack: Skittles.
  • Has a pit bull-Laborador Retriever mix named King.
  • Favorite app: Instagram.
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: football.
  • Favorite class: science.
  • Favorite basketball player of all time: Carmelo Anthony.
  • Favorite team: Los Angeles Clippers.
  • Favorite Olympian: Carmelo Anthony.
  • Most played song on his iPod: “No New Friends” by Drake.
  • Best player ever faced: Perry Dozier.
  • Most impressive person ever met: his father.
  • Would compare his game to: Chris Paul.
  • This right-hander wears No. 23 because: of the history of the number.
  • Away from the court, enjoys: spending time with his brothers.
  • Most people don’t know: he talks a lot at home. 
  • First trip outside the United States was with the 2013 USA U16 National Team.

USA Basketball Statistics

2013 U16
12- 27
4- 11
1- 1
12/ 2.4
29/ 5.8