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    Gavin Edwards
    33 Gavin Edwards
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Gilbert, Ariz.

    High School:
    Mesquite

    Height / Weight:
    6-10 / 230

    Position:
    Forward

    01/23/2010

    UConn vs. Texas

    UConn vs. Texas

    Gavin Edward's Complete Bio

    At Connecticut: Saw action in 123 games in his career, averaged 5.1 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.

    As a Senior in 2009-10: Averaged 10.6 points and 6.5 rebounds... Finished with 10 points at Virginia Tech... Notched his second-consecutive double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds at Notre Dame... Matched his career-high in scoring with 17 points against Louisville and made it a double-double with 13 boards... Added 11 points against West Virginia... Contributed 10 points and seven boards against Cincinnati... Pitched in 12 at Syracuse... Was 7-of-9 from the line, totaling 13 points at Louisville... Missed out on a double-double with 14 rebounds and nine points against Marquette... Set a career-high with 17 points at Providence... Pulled down eight rebounds, seven offensive at Michigan... Grabbed a game-high 10 boards against Pittsburgh... Added 15 points in 7-of-9 shooting night vs. Seton Hall... Tallied 13 points against Notre Dame... Pitched in 10 points with a 5-for-6 effort from the floor... Grabbed a team-high 11 boards against UCF ... Contributed a season-high 16 points in BIG EAST/SEC Invitational game against Kentucky... Was 6-for-6 from the line with a 12-point effort vs. Harvard... Pitched in 12 points vs. Boston University... Was 6-for-6 from the charity stripe against Duke... Grabbed nine rebounds against LSU... Matched career-high with five blocked shots vs. Hofstra... Shot 7-for-8 from the field against Colgate... Made first career start against William & Mary.

    As a Junior in 2008-09: Averaged 3.8 points and 3.0 rebounds... Had 10 points and six rebounds in the NCAA Second Round win over Texas A & M... Had 10 rebounds and a career-best five blocked shots in the BIG EAST quarterfinal loss to Syracuse... Had eight points and nine boards in the rout of Providence... Had eight points and three boards in 10 minutes of action at Notre Dame... Had 10 points and four boards in the win over Rutgers... Had the best overall game of his career, recording his first career double-double with 14 points, 12 boards and adding three blocks in the win over Gonzaga... Had a career-best 17 points in 16 minutes of action in the win over Delaware State, shooting seven-of-nine from the field.

    As a Sophomore in 2007-08: Appeared in 31 games, averaging 2.9 points and 1.6 rebounds... Had nine points in nine minutes and added four rebounds against Cincinnati in regular season finale... Tallied seven points, three boards, two blocks and two steals in 16 minutes against West Virginia... Had eight points and one pivotal block in eight productive minutes vs. Notre Dame... Tallied seven points and five rebounds against Notre Dame... Shot 100 percent from the field and line vs. Seton Hall, scoring seven points in just nine minutes... Scored 10 points in nine minutes, going 4-for-4 from the line and tallying six rebounds... Had six points and three blocks vs. Florida A&M... Tallied five points and two steals in win over Gardner-Webb... Had eight points and seven boards in 17 minutes in the win over Gardner-Webb at Madison Square Garden.

    As a Freshman in 2006-07: Saw action in 22 games with an average of 2.0 points and 1.9 rebounds in 6.7 minutes per game... Led team in scoring once during the season, putting up 16 points against Albany... Grabbed seven rebounds and added three points against Syracuse in the BIG EAST Tourney... Posted two rebounds at Syracuse... Had four rebounds against Seton Hall... Grabbed two rebounds against Georgia Tech... Had two points, rebounds and blocks in win over Syracuse... Tallied two points and four rebounds in overtime win against Rutgers... Grabbed one rebound against Marquette... Missed the game against Coppin State with a sprained ankle... Scored seven points in win over St. Mary's (Calif.)... Had two points and grabbed one board in seven minutes against Northeastern... Tallied five rebounds, three points and two steals in win over Texas Southern... Scored four points and picked up three boards and two blocks in win over Sacred Heart... Had breakout game against Albany, scoring 16 points off 6-of-6 shooting from the field, in addition to five boards and two blocks.

    Before UConn: As a senior in 2005-06, he led Mesquite High School to a 20-6 record... He averaged 17.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 3.3 blocks per game... He broke Mesquite's career block record in his senior season by compiling more than 100 blocked shots... Was the Co-Region Player of the Year in the Fiesta Region... He was an honorable mention All-State performer.

    Personal Information: Gavin Earl Edwards... Born January 15, 1988 in Phoenix, Ariz.... Son of Earl and Janice Edwards... Has one brother, Damien... His father Earl played 11 seasons in the National Football League for San Francisco, Buffalo, Cleveland and Green Bay between 1969 and 1979.