A MARCH MADNESS LOOK AT HARLEM’S OWN KASHAUN HICKS OF NORFOLK STATE

POSITION Guard/Forward
HT./WT. 6-6 / 230
CLASS Redshirt Senior
HOMETOWN Harlem, N.Y.
LAST SCHOOL Central Connecticut State / The MacDuffie School

2019-20 (Redshirt Junior Year)
Played in 29 games and made one start … Averaged 4.9 points and 2.7 rebounds in 14.8 minutes per game … Shot 40.8 percent from the floor (42-of-103), including 24-of-64 from deep (37.5 percent) … Also made 33-of-42 from the free throw line (78.6 percent) … Finished the year with 141 points, 78 rebounds, 11 steals, 10 assists and one block … Had three games with 10 or more points, including a season-high 13 twice … Tied his career high by hitting three 3-pointers and shot 4-of-9 overall for 13 points with six rebounds in a win over the Apprentice School on Nov. 14 … Also made all three 3-point attempts, including a pair late in regulation, and all four free throw attempts for 13 points with three rebounds in an overtime win against Bowling Green on Dec. 20 … Scored 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting with a season-high eight rebounds in a win at Copin State on Jan. 6 … Finished with nine points against Caldwell on Nov. 26 … Went for nine points and five rebounds in a win over Florida A&M on Jan. 27 … Started the year with eight points on 3-of-6 shooting and five rebounds in a win over Greensboro College on Nov. 5, and five points and four boards in a victory against PSU Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 8 … In victories over Bethune-Cookman on Jan. 4 and South Carolina State on Jan. 25, tallied seven points and three rebounds, and seven points and four rebounds, respectively … Posted five points and six boards in a victory over Maryland Eastern Shore on Jan. 18 … Played in a season-high 27 minutes at Hampton on Dec. 7 and against Drexel on Dec. 21 … Ended the season with six points and five rebounds in a win at Morgan State on March 5.

At Central Connecticut State (Redshirt Sophomore Year – 2018-19)
Played in 29 games, making 11 starts … Averaged 4.1 points and 2.5 rebounds per game … Totaled 120 points, 72 rebounds, 16 assists, 12 steals, six blocks … Shot 36.3 percent from the floor (41-of-113) … Also made 12-of-47 from 3-point range and 26-of-37 from the free throw line (70.3 percent) … Reached double figures in scoring four times … Had a season-high 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting against Wagner on Jan. 3 … Made 5-of-10 from the floor, including a pair of 3-pointers, for 12 points and five rebounds at Bryant on Jan. 24 … Also had 12 points on a career-high 6-of-10 shooting with a career-high nine rebounds versus Sacred Heart on Feb. 23 … Finished the season with 10 points on 4-of-7 from the floor in a loss to Fairleigh Dickinson on March 2 … Went for nine points, seven rebounds and a career-high three assists the game before at LIU Brooklyn on Feb. 28 … Totaled eight points thanks in part to a pair of 3’s with four rebounds against Austin Peay on Nov. 16.

At Central Connecticut State (Redshirt Freshman Year – 2017-18)
Played in 20 games on the season … Averaged 4.4 points and 1.4 rebounds per game … Totaled 88 points, 28 rebounds, six assists, four blocks and three steals on the year … Shot 36.8 percent from the floor (28-of-76), including 15-of-40 from deep (37.5 percent) … Also make 17-of-24 from the free throw line (70.8 percent) … Had three games with 10 or more points, including a career-high 15 points at LIU Brooklyn on Jan. 27 … Shot 6-of-8 from the floor and made both 3-point attempts … Sank a career-high 3-of-4 from the 3-point line and finished with 11 points and three rebounds at Northern Illinois on Dec. 9 … Two games later, added 10 points on 3-of-6 shooting, 2-of-4 from deep, with a season-high six rebounds in a win over Maine on Dec. 20 … Totaled seven points on 3-of-5 shooting in his second collegiate game at DePaul on Dec. 6 … Added a career-high two blocks with five points on Feb. 8 against Mount St. Mary’s.

At Central Connecticut State (Freshman Year – 2016-17)
Did not compete.

High School
Earned Class AA honorable mention as a junior at The MacDuffie School in Granby, Massachusetts, competing in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council … Ranked 14th in the state of Massachusetts in the Class of 2016 by New England Recruiting Report … Averaged 17.0 points per game as a sophomore at Berkeley Carroll School in Brooklyn … Also had offers from Chattanooga, Fairfield, Iona and Manhattan.

AAU/Club
Played for the PSA Cardinals and the NYC Jayhawks.

Personal
Full name is Kashaun JL Hicks … First name is pronounced Kuh-SHAWN … Born on Jan. 3, 1997 … Son of Latoyia Carter and Kashaun Hicks … Has one younger brother, Kaden … Majoring in media/communications while in grad school … Wants to pursue a pro career then go into coaching … Enjoys reading, writing, listen to music and the spoken word.

CAREER HIGHS
Points 15, at LIU Brooklyn (1-27-18) *
FG Made 6 (2x), last: Sacred Heart (2-23-19) *
FG Att. 11, at LIU Brooklyn (2-28-19) *
3 Pt. FG Made 3 (3x), last: vs. Bowling Green (12-20-19)
3 Pt. FG Att. 6, vs. Apprentice School (11-14-19)
FT Made 5, at North Carolina A&T (11-29-18) *
FT Att. 7, Wagner (1-3-19) *
Rebounds 9, Sacred Heart (2-23-19) *
Assists 3, at LIU Brooklyn (2-28-19) *
Steals 2 (4x), last: at Hampton (12-7-19)
Blocks 2, Mount St. Mary’s (2-8-18) *
Minutes 29 (2x), last: Bryant (2-2-19) *

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