50 John Pettway
50 - John Pettway
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190
Year: Gr.
Hometown: Safford, Ala.
Position: G
Previous School: South Alabama
gp 15
pts/g 6.3
fg % 49.4
3pt % 0.0
ft % 56.5
reb/g 2.8
a/g 1.4

2020-21 (Senior – South Alabama): Pettway played in all 28 of USA’s games on the year, averaging 34.2 minutes per game while making 25 starts… ranked third on the team with 10.7 points per game… averaged 3.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.4 steals per game… shot 55.2 percent from the floor and 63.2 percent from the free-throw line… ranked third on the team in assists and steals and second in total minutes played… dropped 22 points and eight rebounds on 10-for-15 shooting against Mobile (Nov. 27)… followed with 17 points on 8-for-11 shooting against Jacksonville State (Nov. 29)… turned in a career-high 30 points on 11-for-16 from the field and 8-for-12 from the charity stripe against Georgia State (Feb. 27)… recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 10 rebounds against Coastal Carolina (Feb. 6)… also snagged 10 boards versus ULM (Mar. 5) in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament… dished out a career-high-tying seven assists against Flagler (Dec. 16)… scored in double figures 13 times on the year and averaged 14.0 points per game over the final eight games of the year… hauled in five or more rebounds in nine contests and racked up at least three steals in nine games.

2019-20 (Junior – South Alabama): Pettway saw action in 23 of the team’s 31 games, averaging 18.4 minutes with 10 starts… averaged 5.2 points, 1.3 rebounds, 1.0 assists, and 1.4 steals per game… shot 54.8 percent from the floor and 65.0 percent from the charity stripe… saw his minutes per game grow to 24.9 over his final 16 games of the season… posted a season-high 15 points with four boards against Georgia State (Jan. 16)… followed it up with 14 points against Georgia Southern (Jan. 18)… collected a career-high six steals at Little Rock (Jan. 11), one game after setting his previous-best mark of five against Arkansas State (Jan. 9)… dished out a season-high six assists at App State (Feb. 20)… scored in double figures four times and tallied three or more steals in five games.

2018-19 (Sophomore – South Alabama): Pettway appeared in all 34 of USA’s contests, making 11 starts and earning 17.1 minutes per game… averaged 4.3 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 1.1 steals per game… shot 55.7 percent from the field and 78.8 percent from the free-throw line… ranked fourth on the team with 53 assists… earned his first career start against Richmond (Dec. 29), scoring five points with three assists… scored a season-high 16 points twice, at ULM (Jan. 26) on 7-for-9 shooting, and again against Little Rock (Feb. 9) on 6-for-8 shooting… also corralled a season-best eight rebounds with four dimes in the Little Rock contest… dished out a season-high seven assists against Mobile (Dec. 20)… racked up a season-best four steals at New Orleans (Dec. 5)… ripped off four straight contests with 14+ points from Jan. 19 through Feb. 2… produced in double figures in six games and dished out four or more assists in five contests.  

2017-18 (R-Freshman – South Alabama): Pettway played in 24 of the team’s 32 games, earning 9.6 minutes per game off the bench… averaged 3.2 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game… shot 45.9 percent from the floor and 70.4 percent from the charity stripe… saw his playing time increase to 11.4 minutes per contest over the final 17 games of the year… scored a season-high nine points at Georgia Southern (Mar. 1)… finished 3-for-3 from the field on his way to eight points versus Little Rock (Feb. 8)… added four assists in the contest… dished out a season-best five assists against Trinity Baptist (Jan. 9)… hauled in a season-high six rebounds at App State (Feb. 15).

2016-17 (Freshman – South Alabama): Pettway sat out the 2016-17 season as a redshirt.

High School: Pettway lettered for head coach Clifton Reeves at Keith High School in Orrville, Ala.… collected ASWA 1A All-State First Team and AL.com Super All-State Second Team honors following his senior campaign… averaged 23.7 points and 6.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game while concluding the year as a finalist for the ASWA 1A Player of the Year Award, which went to current teammate Dionte Wood… led KHS to an appearance in the AHSAA 1A State Tournament semifinals, falling to Wood and Sacred Heart Catholic High School… scored 34 points in the quarterfinals and semifinals of the state tournament, earning a spot on the AHSAA State Finals All-Tournament Team… named the Selma Times-Journal Dallas County Player of the Year… represented one of just 12 players in the state to earn an invite to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game, a contest he started… named to the ASWA 1A All-State Second Team as a junior in 2015… also earned an invitation to the Alabama North/South All-Star Game… scored more than 1,800 points in his career.

Personal: Son of Irene and Jack Pettway… born November 30, 1997 in Safford, Ala.… full name is John Deandre Pettway.

Academic: Pursuing a master’s degree in professional studies with a concentration in healthcare administration... earned his bachelor's degree in information technology from the University of South Alabama in May 2021… named to the Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll once.

Recent Games
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 3
Games started 1 -
Minutes 283 65
Minutes per game 18.9 21.7
FG 41-83 8-21
FG Pct 49.4 38.1
3PT 0-4 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 13-23 6-10
FT Pct 56.5 60.0
Off rebounds 17 4
Def rebounds 25 6
Total rebounds 42 10
Rebounds per game 2.8 3.3
Personal fouls 30 10
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 21 8
Turnovers 20 4
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 2.0
Steals 14 4
Blocks 2 1
Points 95 22
Points per game 6.3 7.3
Points per 40 min 13.4 13.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 28 Berea W, 104-63 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at #12 Memphis L, 89-65 1 15 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 14 Oakwood W, 109-68 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Chattanooga L, 69-62 - 15 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 18 vs. UNC Asheville L, 61-55 - 23 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
Nov 23 Lipscomb W, 88-77 - 15 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 26 at #15 Tennessee L, 80-69 - 15 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 2
Nov 30 Chattanooga L, 82-65 - 19 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 4 at Evansville L, 59-51 - 23 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Dec 8 at Western Carolina L, 74-69 - 21 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 1-3 33.3 7
Dec 11 Troy L, 75-72 - 23 8-9 88.9 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 17
Dec 16 Kentucky Christian   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 Montreat College W, 117-60 - 15 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63 - 21 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67 - 13 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77 - 18 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 10
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70 - 23 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64 - 24 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 20 SIUE   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Murray State   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Murray State   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Morehead State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Morehead State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Belmont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 28 Berea W, 104-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at #12 Memphis L, 89-65 1 15 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 -
Nov 14 Oakwood W, 109-68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Chattanooga L, 69-62 - 15 3 2 5 2 1 2.0 0 0 3 -
Nov 18 vs. UNC Asheville L, 61-55 - 23 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 23 Lipscomb W, 88-77 - 15 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 26 at #15 Tennessee L, 80-69 - 15 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 -
Nov 30 Chattanooga L, 82-65 - 19 2 0 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 0 -
Dec 4 at Evansville L, 59-51 - 23 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 8 at Western Carolina L, 74-69 - 21 3 2 5 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 11 Troy L, 75-72 - 23 2 6 8 1 2 0.5 4 0 1 -
Dec 16 Kentucky Christian   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 Montreat College W, 117-60 - 15 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 4 -
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63 - 21 1 4 5 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67 - 13 0 1 1 3 3 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77 - 18 1 1 2 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70 - 23 3 3 6 2 1 2.0 2 0 4 -
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64 - 24 0 2 2 4 1 4.0 2 1 4 -
Jan 20 SIUE   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Murray State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Murray State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Morehead State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Morehead State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Belmont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2021-22 15 1 18.9 2.7-5.5 49.4 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.9-1.5 56.5 6.3
Total 15 1 18.9 2.7-5.5 49.4 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.9-1.5 56.5 6.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2021-22 15 1 283 41-83 49.4 0-4 0.0 13-23 56.5 95
Total 15 1 283 41-83 49.4 0-4 0.0 13-23 56.5 95
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2021-22 15 1 18.9 5.8-11.7 49.4 0.0-0.6 0.0 1.8-3.3 56.5 13.4
Total 15 1 18.9 5.8-11.7 49.4 0.0-0.6 0.0 1.8-3.3 56.5 13.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2021-22 15 1 18.9 1.1 1.7 2.8 2.0 0.0 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.1
Total 15 1 18.9 1.1 1.7 2.8 2.0 0.0 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2021-22 15 1 283 17 25 42 30 0 21 20 1.1 14 2
Total 15 1 283 17 25 42 30 0 21 20 1.1 14 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2021-22 15 1 18.9 2.4 3.5 5.9 4.2 0.0 3.0 2.8 1.1 2.0 0.3
Total 15 1 18.9 2.4 3.5 5.9 4.2 0.0 3.0 2.8 1.1 2.0 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 15 1 18.9 2.7-5.5 49.4 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.9-1.5 56.5 6.3
Conference 3 - 21.7 2.7-7.0 38.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.3 60.0 7.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 4 - 18.0 3.2-5.2 61.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.0 75.0 7.3
Away 10 1 18.8 2.2-5.4 40.7 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.9-1.7 52.9 5.3
Neutral 1 - 23.0 6.0-8.0 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 13.0
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Wins 3 - 17.7 2.3-5.3 43.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.0 83.3 6.3
Losses 12 1 19.2 2.8-5.6 50.7 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.7-1.4 47.1 6.3
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November 6 1 17.0 1.7-4.2 40.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 3.8
December 6 - 19.3 3.8-6.2 62.2 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.7-1.2 57.1 8.3
January 3 - 21.7 2.7-7.0 38.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.3 60.0 7.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 15 1 283 41-83 49.4 0-4 0.0 13-23 56.5 95
Conference 3 - 65 8-21 38.1 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 22
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 4 - 72 13-21 61.9 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 29
Away 10 1 188 22-54 40.7 0-4 0.0 9-17 52.9 53
Neutral 1 - 23 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
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Wins 3 - 53 7-16 43.8 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 19
Losses 12 1 230 34-67 50.7 0-4 0.0 8-17 47.1 76
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November 6 1 102 10-25 40.0 0-2 0.0 3-6 50.0 23
December 6 - 116 23-37 62.2 0-2 0.0 4-7 57.1 50
January 3 - 65 8-21 38.1 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 22
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 15 1 18.9 5.8-11.7 49.4 0.0-0.6 0.0 1.8-3.3 56.5 13.4
Conference 3 - 21.7 4.9-12.9 38.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.7-6.2 60.0 13.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 4 - 18.0 7.2-11.7 61.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.2 75.0 16.1
Away 10 1 18.8 4.7-11.5 40.7 0.0-0.9 0.0 1.9-3.6 52.9 11.3
Neutral 1 - 23.0 10.4-13.9 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.5 50.0 22.6
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Wins 3 - 17.7 5.3-12.1 43.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.8-4.5 83.3 14.3
Losses 12 1 19.2 5.9-11.7 50.7 0.0-0.7 0.0 1.4-3.0 47.1 13.2
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November 6 1 17.0 3.9-9.8 40.0 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.2-2.4 50.0 9.0
December 6 - 19.3 7.9-12.8 62.2 0.0-0.7 0.0 1.4-2.4 57.1 17.2
January 3 - 21.7 4.9-12.9 38.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.7-6.2 60.0 13.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 15 1 18.9 1.1 1.7 2.8 2.0 0.0 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.1
Conference 3 - 21.7 1.3 2.0 3.3 3.3 0.0 2.7 1.3 2.0 1.3 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 - 18.0 1.3 2.3 3.5 1.5 - 0.8 1.3 0.6 1.5 0.0
Away 10 1 18.8 1.2 1.5 2.7 2.3 0.0 1.6 1.3 1.2 0.7 0.2
Neutral 1 - 23.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 - 2.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 3 - 17.7 1.3 2.0 3.3 3.0 - 1.3 1.0 1.3 1.0 0.0
Losses 12 1 19.2 1.1 1.6 2.7 1.8 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.2
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November 6 1 17.0 1.2 0.8 2.0 1.5 - 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.7 0.2
December 6 - 19.3 1.0 2.3 3.3 1.8 - 1.0 1.5 0.7 1.0 0.0
January 3 - 21.7 1.3 2.0 3.3 3.3 0.0 2.7 1.3 2.0 1.3 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 15 1 283 17 25 42 30 0 21 20 1.1 14 2
Conference 3 - 65 4 6 10 10 0 8 4 2.0 4 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 - 72 5 9 14 6 - 3 5 0.6 6 0
Away 10 1 188 12 15 27 23 0 16 13 1.2 7 2
Neutral 1 - 23 0 1 1 1 - 2 2 1.0 1 0
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Wins 3 - 53 4 6 10 9 - 4 3 1.3 3 0
Losses 12 1 230 13 19 32 21 0 17 17 1.0 11 2
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November 6 1 102 7 5 12 9 - 7 7 1.0 4 1
December 6 - 116 6 14 20 11 - 6 9 0.7 6 0
January 3 - 65 4 6 10 10 0 8 4 2.0 4 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 15 1 18.9 2.4 3.5 5.9 4.2 0.0 3.0 2.8 1.1 2.0 0.3
Conference 3 - 21.7 2.5 3.7 6.2 6.2 0.0 4.9 2.5 2.0 2.5 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 - 18.0 2.8 5.0 7.8 3.3 0.0 1.7 2.8 0.6 3.3 0.0
Away 10 1 18.8 2.6 3.2 5.7 4.9 0.0 3.4 2.8 1.2 1.5 0.4
Neutral 1 - 23.0 0.0 1.7 1.7 1.7 0.0 3.5 3.5 1.0 1.7 0.0
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Wins 3 - 17.7 3.0 4.5 7.5 6.8 0.0 3.0 2.3 1.3 2.3 0.0
Losses 12 1 19.2 2.3 3.3 5.6 3.7 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.0 1.9 0.3
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November 6 1 17.0 2.7 2.0 4.7 3.5 0.0 2.7 2.7 1.0 1.6 0.4
December 6 - 19.3 2.1 4.8 6.9 3.8 0.0 2.1 3.1 0.7 2.1 0.0
January 3 - 21.7 2.5 3.7 6.2 6.2 0.0 4.9 2.5 2.0 2.5 0.6