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DSU Men's Basketball BIO
10 Kavon Waller

2016-17: Competed in all 31 games, including 28 starts… Averaged 31 minutes per game… Third on the team with 10.1 points per game... Second on the team in three-pointers made with 73 (2.4 threes made per game)… Third in the conference and first on the team in three point percentage shooting 42.2% from three (73-for-173)…. Made one or more three-point field goals in 30 contests. Also finished the season with at least one three pointer in the final 23 games… Best Game(s): Posted 16 points (made four three-pointers), seven rebounds and one block against Clark Summit (Nov.11)… Recorded 12 points  on 71.4% shooting including two made three pointers, also added two rebounds and one block at Rice (Nov. 23)… Poured in 17 points, including five three pointers, also posted five rebounds,  and one steal at Montana State (Nov.26)… Recorded 15 points (3-5 made three-pointers) six rebounds, and four assist at St John's (Nov. 29)… Posted a career high 26 points, including a career high eight three-pointers, recorded six rebounds and one assist against Keystone (Dec. 10)… Recorded 12 points (3-5 three pointers), two rebounds and one assist at N.C. Central (Jan. 10)… Recorded 15 points (6-15 FGs; 3-10 3pt. FGs), four rebounds, and one assist versus Florida A&M (Jan. 28)… Tallied 12 points (5-11 FGs; 2-6 3pt. FGs), grabbed two rebounds, and one assist at Bethune-Cookman (Feb.4)… Recorded 19 points (7-12 FGs; 5-9 3pt FGs), seven rebounds, and one steal at Florida A&M (Feb. 6)… Scored 13 points (5-10 FGs; 3-6 3pt. FGs), and credited for five rebounds against Howard (Mar. 2).


2015-16: Competed in 28 games, including six starts… Averaged 19.3 minutes per game… Fourth on the team with 5.7 points per game. Third on the team in field goal percentage 54-123 (43.9%)… Second on the team in three-point percentage shooting 28-62 (41.9%)… Posted 2.7 rebounds, 0.7 assist, 0.4 blocks, and 0.3 steals per game… Best Game(s):  Posted nine points, on 4-for-7 shooting and 1-of-2 from three point range against Penn (Nov. 17)… Scored 10 points (4-8 FGs; 2-6 3pt. FGs) added five rebounds, one assist and one block as well, at Fresno State (Nov. 27)… Posted seven points (3-3 FGs; 1-1 3pt. FGS), one rebound, and one steal at San Francisco (Nov. 29)… Poured in a career high 19 points (7-11 FGs; 3-5 3pt. FGs), a career high seven rebounds, and one assist versus N.C. Central (Jan. 27)… Tallied 18 points including a career high four made three pointers, grabbed three rebounds, dished out two assist, and recorded one steal at Florida A&M (Feb.8)… Scored 15 points, shooting a perfect 4-4 from the floor and 2-2 from three-point range, made 5-6 free throws, grabbed three rebounds, dished out an assist, and posted one steal versus UMES (Feb. 13)… Recorded 18 points (6-9 FGs; 2-4 3pt FGs; 4-6 on free throws), tied a career high with seven rebounds and dished out two assist against  Norfolk State (Feb. 20)…  Tallied 15 points (5-9 FGs; 2-3 3pt. FGs), four rebounds, two blocks and one steal against Savannah State (Mar. 7).


2014-15: Competed in each game, including nine starts  … one of two players to appear in all 36 games … averaged 13.6 minutes per contest … started seven consecutive games from Feb. 3 (NJIT) to Feb. 23 (Norfolk State)  …second on the team with .541 field goal percentage (46-for-85) … 76.9% free throw shooter (20-for-26) …  tied for fourth on the team with 17 three-point field goals (17-39)  … top three-point percentage among all Hornets with at least 10 three-pointers made (.436)  … made first career start vs. Oregon (Dec. 20), tallying seven points, highlighted by two three-point field goals   … scored career-high 11 points (4-8 FGs; 3 three-pointers) vs. Coppin State (Feb. 16) … was four-for-five from the field, including two three-pointers (2-3) at Norfolk State (Feb. 23) … tallied nine-points (3-5 FGs; 2-2 3pt.FGs) vs. Cheyney on Jan. 5, highlighted by three three-point field goals … scored eight points (4-6 FGs) vs. Hawaii … tallied seven points in three games (Wake Forest, Iona, Baptist Bible) … was four-for-four at the free throw line vs. Delaware  (Dec. 7) … averaged 1.8 rebounds per game … also credited with 16 assists, five blocks and three steals. 

High School:
District Player-of-the-Year, All-Region First Team, Second Team All-Metro and Virginia All-State Honorable Mention as a senior at Thomas Dale High School … averaged 24 points per game during senior year … competed in Virginia 804 All-Star Game following senior season … All-District Second Team as a junior … competed for Richmond Squires, Virginia Storm and Virginia Heat AAU teams.    

Personal: Son of Shirlene Smith and Carroll Waller … has three brothers and three sisters … cousin of Virginia Tech football player Ken Oxendine.  



Position: Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
City/State: Chester, Va.
High School: Thomas Dale HS
Major: Agriculture Business
Experience: 3 Letters
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