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Evan Hymes   5
Evan Hymes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durham, N.C.

High School:
Kestrel Heights Charter

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 148

Position:
G


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GENERAL:
  • Quick, athletic guard who enters senior season ranked 36th on Siena's all-time scoring charts
  • Transitioned to off guard as a junior and added great energy off the bench
  • Excels in transition, and in late game situations
  • Has 3-point range and a fantastic vertical leap
  • Determined student athlete who won't back down from a challenge

2013-14:
  • Played in all 38 games averaging 8.5 points, 2.2 assists and 19.8 minutes
  • Shot team-best 83% from free throw line(fifth in MAAC)
  • Reached double figures in 17 games, including season-high 23 point effort at Iona (1/19)
  • Scored 18 points and played 29 minutes in narrow loss at Big Ten foe Purdue (11/24)

2012-13:
  • Averaged 10.6 points and team-high 3.7 assists per game
  • Team-high 59 3-pointers made (34%)
  • Reached double figures in 15 games and scored at least 20 points five times, including 30 in narrow home loss to MAAC regular-season champion Niagara (1/25)
  • Made 4-6 3-pointers and 8-12 field goals in win over Canisius (1/11)
  • Named MAAC co-Player of the Week (1/28) after averaging 25.5 points and 5.5 assists per game against Niagara (1/25) and Marist (1/27)

2011-12:
  • Enjoyed one of great rookie seasons in program history
  • CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Freshman All-American
  • MAAC All-Rookie Team selection
  • Four-time MAAC Rookie of the Week (most in MAAC)
  • Second on team, and second all-time among Siena freshmen all-time with 13.4 ppg
  • Ranked fourth in MAAC with 3.7 apg
  • Ranked 10th in MAAC and tops on team with 61 3-pointers...13th in MAAC and tops on team in 3-point FG% (36.1%)
  • 24th nationally, third in the MAAC and second on team with 36.9 mpg
  • Scored 30 points in second career game (at Mount St. Mary's 11/19) - the most by a Siena freshman in 16 years
  • Reached double figures in 23 of 31 games and scored 20 points or more seven times
  • Scored 21 points and made 5-8 3-pointers in key MAAC home win over Manhattan (2/14)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Averaged 14 points, five assists, and two steals per game as a senior at Kestrel Heights Charter School
  • Also a two-year member of the school's baseball team
  • Lived in nearby Clifton Park for six years before relocating to Long Island and then North Carolina

PERSONAL:
  • The son of Darryl and Vivian Hymes
  • Creative arts major with a focus in broadcast communications

THE HYMES FILE:

What I like most about Siena College: The community
What I like most about Siena basketball: My teammates
What I like most about coach Patsos: He's very passionate
Something people would be surprised to know about me: I'm good at golf
My biggest fear: Spiders
My biggest fan: My mother
If I could meet anyone, it would be: LeBron James
My dream job: Investor
Future Plans: Playing basketball overseas and becoming Siena Head Coach in 10 years
Favorite pro athlete: Chris Paul

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