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  Troy DeVries

Troy DeVries

Player Profile

Hometown:
Mount Vernon, Wash.

High School:
Mount Vernon HS

Last College:
Portland State

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
07/27/1982

Experience:
2L

Honors:
2004 Honorable Mention All-MWC
2004 MWC Scholar Athlete
2005 3rd Team All-MWC
2005 MWC Scholar Athlete

General Information/Career
Guard who transferred from Portland State after the 2002 fall semester • Played in five games at Portland State in the fall of 2002, costing him the entire 2002-03 year of eligibility • Finished as one of the top 3-pt. FG shooters in MWC history • Career 3-pt. FG% of 45.0% is the highest mark in UNM history • His 48.0* career accuracy in MWC games is the highest in MWC history • 147 career 3-pt FGs is tied with Lamont Long for eighth place in UNM history • Hit a 3-pt. FG in 29 consecutive games, the second longest streak in UNM history.

2004-05 • Senior Season
Named 3rd Team All-MWC after shooting 45.1% from 3-pt. range, ranking third in the league and fifth highest mark in shcool history • Also earned CoSIDA Academic All-District VI honors and MWC Scholar Athlete recoginition • MVP of the 2004 Cmcast Lobo Invitational after scoring 49 points on 16-24 shooting, 13-20 from 3-pt. range, in the two-game event • Made 93 3-pt. FGs which is the fourth most in a season at UNM • Averaged 11.0 ppg, 2.4 rpg and 2.5 apg • Was ninth in the NCAA in 3-pt. FG% • Led the MWC with 2.82 3-pt. FGs per-game and ranked 38th in the NCAA • Shot 51.3% from 3-pt. range in MWC play, the third highest mark in MWC history • Only player in the MWC to average 2.5+ 3-pt. FGs per-game and shoot 45+% from behind the arc • Also the only player in the MWC in the top-4 in both categories.

2003-04 • Junior Season
Named honorable mention All-MWC for the 2003-04 season • Earned CoSIDA Academic All-District and Academic All-MWC honors in 2003-04 for having over a 3.5 g.p.a. as a Communications major • Started 21 of 22 games after making his debut against Coppin State on 12-21-03 • Averaged 10.7 ppg, 2.9 rpg and 2.95 apg • Shot 44.4% from the field and 44.6% from 3-pt. range • 44.6% from 3-pt. range is 6th all-time for a season at UNM and would have ranked 14th in the NCAA had he made one more 3-pt. FG to qualify • Second in the MWC in 3-pt. shooting at 44.6% and third in 3-pt. FG's per game with 2.45...Only player to rank in the top-3 of both categories.

2002-03 • Sophomore Season (Portland State)
Played in five games at Portland State • Averaged 11.8 ppg and 4.2 rpg • Sat out the second semester after transferring to UNM.

2001-02 • Freshman Season (Portland State)
Saw action in 27 games with six starts • Averaged 4.7 ppg and 1.1 assists as a freshman • Hit 41.2% of his 3-point attempts • Named Academic All-Big Sky.

High School
2001 graduate of Mount Vernon (Wash.) HS • Four-year letterman for head coach Mac Fraser • Averaged 15 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals his senior year, leading Mount Vernon to a 27-0 record and the state 3A title • First team all-state as a junior • All-league and team captain his senior season • Selected to play in the Washington all-state game.

Personal
Born July 27, 1982 • Full name is Troy Anthony DeVries • Son of Deanna McDougle and Ron DeVries • Has two older sisters, Nicole McGovern and Tammy DeVries • Nicole ran track and played basketball at Azusa Pacific • Also has an older brother, Shawn • Troy is majoring in Communications • He married Stephanie Smith of Oregon City, Ore., on July 6, 2003.

Sunday, November 30
2:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. USC (Toys For Tots)
Wednesday, December 03
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. New Mexico State
Saturday, December 06
6:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Valparaiso
Saturday, December 13
6:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. UL Monroe (Youth Day/Mascot Mania)
Wednesday, December 17
8:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Central Arkansas
Saturday, December 20
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at New Mexico State
Tuesday, December 23
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Grand Canyon
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