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Vince Hunter
32  Vince Hunter

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Consortium College Prep

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 200

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS

2013-14 (FRESHMAN)
Conference USA Freshman of the Year ... second team All-Conference USA as well ... named a finalist for CollegeInsider.com's Kyle Macy National Freshman of the Year Award ... ranked second on the team in rebounding (6.5 rpg), and third in blocks (0.7 bpg) and scoring (12.3 ppg) ... shot 56.8 percent from the field ... set a UTEP freshman record with 202 free throw attempts ... in the Conference USA stats, ranked ninth in field goal percentage, 16th in rebounding and 23rd in scoring ... first on the team in scoring in conference games (14.5 ppg) while shooting 56.9 percent from the floor ... also averaged 6.6 rpg and 1.1 spg versus league opponents ... led UTEP in scoring a team-leading 10 times, with five 20-point games ... five-time Conference USA Freshman of the Week ... became the third player to earn C-USA Freshman of the Week honors five or more times since the award's inception in 2011, joining Tulane's Ricky Tarrant (seven-time winner) and Rice's Max Guercy (five-time winner) ... established a UTEP seasonal freshman record for field goal percentage while rating second in points (419), third in rebounds (222) and fifth in scoring average and rebound average ... scored 13 of his 16 points in the second half at NM State ... during that time was 4-for-4 from the field and 5-for-8 from the line in 11 minutes ... led the Miners in scoring (14 points) and rebounding (eight rebounds) versus West Alabama while adding two assists and two blocks ... posted his first collegiate double-double against Colorado State with 11 points and 15 boards ... made 9-of-10 shots in three Battle 4 Atlantis games ... was extremely productive in only 10 minutes versus Kansas with 10 points and five rebounds ... shot 13 free throws and scored nine points against Sacramento State ... scored 17 points versus New Orleans ... had a double-double against Northwestern State with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while adding four assists and three blocks ... led the Miners in points (15) and rebounds (eight) in a 64-51 triumph at Washington State ... connected on 7-of-9 shot attempts versus the Cougars ... appointed to the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 11.0 ppg and 9.5 rpg in wins over Western Illinois and Denver ... played 36 minutes against Marshall and scored 20 points (6-for-7 FGs, 8-for-10 FTs) with nine rebounds ... duplicated the 20-point effort at Middle Tennessee, making 10-of-13 shots, with a season-high four steals ... named C-USA Freshman of the Week on Jan. 20 after finishing with 18 points, nine rebounds and two steals at UAB ... scored eight of his 15 points during a 23-6 run late in the first half versus UTSA ... tied the UTEP freshman single-game record with 26 points against LA Tech ... went to the line 16 times versus the Bulldogs while adding nine rebounds in a season-high 38 minutes ... went 8-for-9 from the line as part of a 14-point game against Rice ... added a season-high five assists versus the Owls ... compiled 18 points versus Florida Atlantic ... scored 21 points against FIU ... named C-USA Freshman of the Week once again after making 7-of-11 shots and 7-of-8 free throws versus the Panthers, while adding seven rebounds ... tied his career-high with 26 points at Southern Miss ... shot 8-for-11 from the field and 10-for-15 from the line versus the Golden Eagles while tying his personal best with five assists ... scored in double figures in both C-USA Championship games ... had a 10-rebound game against Fresno State in the CBI.

PRIOR TO UTEP
Three-time Class C All-State honoree (two first team, one second team) at Consortium College Preparatory High School School ... team MVP as a senior when he averaged 26.5 points, 14 rebounds, four blocks and four steals for a 20-4 team ... listed as the no. 98 high school prospect in the country by Rivals.com ... also rated a four-star recruit and the no. 19 small forward in the country ... designated as a four-star recruit, the no. 24 power forward in America and the no. 7 player in Michigan by Scout.com ... pegged the no. 24 small forward in the United States and the no. 6 player in Michigan by 247sports.com ... averaged 23 points, 11 rebounds and three steals his junior year, garnering second team All-City accolades for a 20-5 squad that lost in the regional finals of the state tournament ... collected 19 ppg, eight rpg and five spg as a sophomore when he was third team All-City for a 24-4 club ... three-year varsity starter for the late Al Anderson ... teammate of UTEP's Matt Willms at Consortium during the 2010-11 season.

PERSONAL
Full name is Vincent Shamar Hunter ... mother is Rachel Hunter ... has one brother and one sister ... brother Matt plays at Central Connecticut State ... born 8/5/94 (Detroit, Mich.).

Year Cl. GP GS MIN AVE FG FGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT AVE PF FO A TO BLK ST PTS AVE
2013-14 Fr 34 28 876 25.8 148 265 .558 0 2 .000 123 202 .609 77 145 222 6.5 111 10 43 67 25 27 419 12.3
Total 34 28 876 25.8 148 265 .558 0 2 .000 123 202 .609 77 145 222 6.5 111 10 43 67 25 27 419 12.3
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