Otto Petty
Otto Petty
Full Name:  Otto Petty, Jr.
   School:  Central High School in Louisville, Kentucky


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Reggie Royals, OTTO PETTY, Ron King  


FSU Career
Basketball
Year  No  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
70-71 11  G       5-7  150  So   *   Louisville, KY              
71-72 11  G       5-7  150  Jr   *   Louisville, KY              
72-73 11  G       5-7  150  Sr   *   Louisville, KY              


Awards
Elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1992
Referred to as one of the nation's best "little men" during his tenure at Florida State, 5-7 Otto Petty led FSU to its only Final Four appearance in 1972.

Petty not only brought the Seminoles his great ball-handling wizardry, he also contributed his charismatic spark on the basketball court. A three-year letterman at FSU, Petty seemed to have a sixth sense of knowing when and where to put the ball.

He put the ball in the right guy's hands 602 times during his career and still holds the all-time assist record at Florida State. Petty's 227 assists during the 1970-71 stands as the school record for assists in a season. He also holds the school record for assists in a game, handing out 16 in a game with South Alabama in 1972. Not to be forgotten in that season was Florida State's march through the NCAA tournament - a sting a victims over Minnesota, Kentucky, and eventually North Carolina in the National semi-final game. A string which landed Petty and the shocking Seminoles on the cover of Sport Illustrated.

Petty's eminent talent and achievement are still honored today. He is unquestionably one of the best point guards to ever attend Florida State.



FSU Statistics
Basketball
                                 --3 Point---                            ----REBOUNDS-----
Year  GP  GS  Min FGM  FGA  PCT  FGM FGA  PCT  FTM FTA  PCT  PTS  AVG    OFF DEF  TOT  AVG  PF DQ  AST   TO  BLK  STL
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70-71 26  22       75  172 .436          .000   47  60 .783  197  7.6              64  2.5  65  4  227               
71-72 31   4       66  149 .443          .000   72 101 .713  204  6.6              63  2.0  68  3  173               
72-73 25  15       86  209 .411          .000   32  50 .640  204  8.2              55  2.2  69  2  202               
      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tot   82  41    0 227  530 .428    0   0 .000  151 211 .716  605  7.4      0   0  182  2.2 202  9  602    0    0    0
Basketball
Game Statistics
1970-71                                          3 Point                  --REBOUNDS--
Date  Opponent             GP  GS  Min FGM  FGA  FGM FGA  FTM FTA  PTS    OFF DEF  TOT  PF  AST   TO  BLK  STL
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Dec  1 TEXAS                1   g        4    7             2   2   10               3   2    5    7          
Dec  3 BISCAYNE             1   g        1    5             2   3    4               2   1   14    4          
Dec  5 SOUTH DAKOTA         1   g        2    2             0   0    4               0   4    8               
Dec  7 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI 1   g        6   11             4   5   16               3   4   10               
Dec  8 JACKSONVILLE         1   g        3    6             1   2    7               2   5   11               
Dec 12 VALDOSTA STATE COLL  1   g        3    6             0   2    6               2   3   10               
Dec 18 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA  1   g        3    8             3   3    9               3   5    9    6          
Dec 19 MIAMI OF OHIO        1   g        1    5             2   2    4               2   3    4    0          
Dec 23 PAN AMERICAN COLLEGE 1   g        2    5             3   5    7               2   1   15               
Dec 31 ARIZONA              1            6    9             2   3   14               3   2   12               
Jan  2 PEPPERDINE           1   g        3    5             2   2    8               1   4    8               
Jan  8 MIAMI                1   g        4   10             7   7   15               0   4   10               
Jan 11 MANHATTAN COLLEGE    1   g        6   10             1   2   13               7   4   10               
Jan 13 TULANE               1   g   30   4   10             1   1    9               6   3    4               
Jan 16 SAMFORD              1   g        6   13             1   1   13               5   1   15               
Jan 18 STETSON              1   g        3    9             2   3    8               2   1   10               
Jan 23 GEORGIA TECH         1   g        2    5             1   1    5               1   3    4               
Jan 27 JACKSONVILLE         1   g        2    5             2   2    6               4   1    6               
Jan 30 CAL-IRVINE           1   g        0    3             2   2    2               0   1    6               
Feb  3 WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE  1            0    3             0   0    0               0   0    0               
Feb  8 GEORGIA TECH         1            1    6             2   3    4               2   3    5    3          
Feb 11 GEORGIA SOUTHERN     1            2    6             0   1    4               3   1    6               
Feb 15 JACKSONVILLE         1   g        5    9             2   3   12               6   3    9               
Feb 22 NORTH CAROLINA       1   g   35   0    3             1   1    1               4   1   11    4          
Feb 25 FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL 1   g        2    6             2   2    6               2   1                    
Feb 27 MIAMI                1   g        4    5             2   2   10               3   3   12               
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Totals                     26  22   65  75  172    0   0   47  60  197      0   0   68  64  214   24    0    0

1971-72                                          3 Point                  --REBOUNDS--
Date  Opponent             GP  GS  Min FGM  FGA  FGM FGA  FTM FTA  PTS    OFF DEF  TOT  PF  AST   TO  BLK  STL
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dec  1 OGLETHORPE           1            2    3             4   4    8               1   3    6    2          
Dec  4 EASTERN KENTUCKY     1            2    5             5   6    9               3   3    9               
Dec  6 STETSON              1            1    2             0   0    2               3   1    5               
Dec  7 JACKSONVILLE         1            0    0             4   6    4               1   3    2               
Dec 11 VALDOSTA STATE COLL  1            5    6             1   2   11               2   1    3    2          
Dec 22 HAWAII               1       24   1    5             0   1    2               2   4    4    0          
Dec 27 WASHINGTON           1            1    1             2   2    4               2   0    3               
Dec 29 OREGON STATE         1            0    0             0   1    0               0   0    3               
Dec 30 WASHINGTON STATE     1            2    3             3   4    7               4   1    4               
Jan  3 DENVER               1            1    4             0   2    2               0   0    3               
Jan  4 SAINT LOUIS          1            0    0             1   1    1               0   1    4               
Jan  8 EAST TENNESSEE STATE 1            1    1             3   6    5               2   1    5               
Jan 11 MERCER               1            1    4             2   4    4               1   0    4               
Jan 15 HOUSTON              1            1    1             2   2    4               0   3    2               
Jan 19 SOUTH ALABAMA        1            0    3             0   0    0               3   2    8               
Jan 22 GEORGIA TECH         1            0    3             4   4    4               0   3    6    1          
Jan 26 JACKSONVILLE         1            2    3             1   1    5               2   5    6               
Jan 29 FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL 1   g        7    9             4   6   18               6   3    9               
Jan 31 PAN AMERICAN COLLEGE 1   g        9   15             6   9   24               5   3   10               
Feb  4 HOUSTON              1   g   40   6   15             3   3   15               3   4   10    7          
Feb  7 SOUTH ALABAMA        1            5    9             0   0   10               4   2   16    2          
Feb 12 TULANE               1            1    5             0   1    2               3   1    7               
Feb 19 GEORGIA TECH         1   g        1    6             3   4    5               0   1    4               
Feb 23 JACKSONVILLE         1            1    1             1   2    3               4   1    1               
Feb 28 BISCAYNE             1            3    5             0   1    6               0   4                    
Mar  4 CINCINNATI           1       30   3    7             2   3    8               2   5    3               
Mar 11 EASTERN KENTUCKY     1            5    8             5   6   15               2   3    3               
Mar 16 MINNESOTA            1       23   0    8             2   3    2               1   1    6    2          
Mar 18 KENTUCKY             1       32   2    5             9   9   13               6   2    8    1          
Mar 23 NORTH CAROLINA       1       27   3    5             4   7   10               1   5    6    5          
Mar 25 UCLA                 1        9   0    0             1   1    1               0   1    2    4          
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Totals                     31   4  185  66  142    0   0   72 101  204      0   0   63  67  162   26    0    0

1972-73                                          3 Point                  --REBOUNDS--
Date  Opponent             GP  GS  Min FGM  FGA  FGM FGA  FTM FTA  PTS    OFF DEF  TOT  PF  AST   TO  BLK  STL
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dec  1 GEORGIA SOUTHERN     1   g        8   18             0   0   16               4   4    6               
Dec  4 EASTERN KENTUCKY     1   g   31   3    6             1   1    7               1   2    3    2          
Dec  9 BISCAYNE             1   g        2    7             0   0    4               1   2    7               
Dec 15 PRINCETON            1   g   40   1    7             2   2    4               2   3   10               
Dec 16 BAYLOR               1   g   33   2    4             2   2    6               2   2    6               
Dec 22 ALABAMA              1   g   40   2    9             0   1    4               5   4   10    7          
Dec 23 NORTHWESTERN         1   g   36   3    8             1   1    7               3   3   14    5          
Dec 28 PENN STATE           1   g        6    8             0   1   12               3   3                    
Dec 29 BRIGHAM YOUNG        1   g        7   12             1   2   15               0   4                    
Jan  6 CONNECTICUT          1   g   24   4    9             2   4   10               3   0    8               
Jan  8 GEORGETOWN           1   g        5    9             0   0   10               1   2   10               
Jan 13 CINCINNATI           1   g   35   2    7             5   7    9               2   3    9               
Jan 17 STETSON              1   g   37   4   12             2   2   10               6   1   13               
Jan 20 JACKSONVILLE         1   g   40   0    4             1   2    1               1   4   10    3          
Jan 25 SAMFORD              1            2    6             0   0    4               2   1    5    2          
Jan 27 SOUTHERN ILLINOIS    1       27   4   10             7   9   15               1   1    5               
Jan 29 SOUTH FLORIDA        1       23   6   10             0   0   12               2   2    7               
Feb  1 VIRGINIA TECH        1       32   3    9             1   2    7               4   4    3               
Feb  3 SETON HALL           1            4    8             2   2   10               2   3   13               
Feb 10 CINCINNATI           1       23   2    6             0   0    4               0   5    3               
Feb 14 JACKSONVILLE         1       28   1    5             0   3    2               4   2    9               
Feb 17 NORTH CAROLINA       1            1    3             1   2    3               2   5    9               
Feb 23 SOUTH ALABAMA        1       18   0    4             0   0    0               0   3    8               
Feb 26 MARSHALL             1            3   11             0   0    6               1   4    6               
Mar  3 MERCER               1   g   34  11   17             4   7   26               3   4    9               
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Totals                     25  15  501  86  209    0   0   32  50  204      0   0   55  71  183   19    0    0