|Evan Hymes 5
GENERAL: Quick, athletic guard...Transitions to off guard this season...Exploded onto the scene as a freshman...Excels in transition, and in late game situations...Range to the 3-point arc and beyond...Fantastic vertical leaper who can dunk... Mentally tough...Won't back down...Has scored 743 points in two seasons with program.
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...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)...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...Four-time MAAC Rookie of the Week (most in MAAC)...Second on team, and second all-time among Siena freshmen with 13.4 ppg...Ranked fourth in MAAC with 3.7 apg...Started 28 of 31 games...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, later, North Carolina.
PERSONAL: The son of Darryl and Vivian Hymes...Creative arts major with a focus in broadcast communications.
THE HYMES FILE
Twitter handle: @EvanHymes5
Instagram handle: @EvanHymes
What I like most about Siena basketball: The desire to win
What I like most about Coach Patsos: His intensity
My goal for the upcoming season: Win more than 20 games
My hobbies: Golfing
What is one thing you can't live without: Chick-Fil-A
Sport/position I always wanted to try: Baseball, shortstop
If I could have any pet, I would have: A meerkat
Future plans: Become the Siena basketball head coach
My dream job: Architect
Favorite sports team: Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite movie: Titanic
Favorite ice cream flavor: Vanilla
Favorite phone app: Instagram
Favorite pro athlete:Chris Paul
Spot on Campus: Gym
Professional Athlete: Chris Paul
Pro Sports Team: Lakers
Flavor of ice cream: Vanilla
Pizza Topping: Pepperoni
Day of the Week: Friday
Person to follow on Twitter: Ted
HYMES' CAREER STATS