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Drew Charles
Drew  Charles

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Azle, Texas

High School:
Azle

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 193

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

02/23/2017

MBB: Mavs ready for final regular season home games

UTA hosts South Alabama and Troy with postseason fate on the line.

02/21/2017

MBB: Hervey named Sun Belt Player of the Week

Hervey averaged 22.5 points and 11.5 points in wins over Georgia State and Georgia Southern.

02/20/2017

MBB: UTA 81, Georgia Southern 71 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following the Mavs victory at Georgia Southern

02/20/2017

MBB: UTA 81, Georgia Southern 71 - Postgame Quotes

Postgame comments following the Mavs' victory at Georgia Southern.

02/20/2017

MBB: Late-Game Defense Pushes Mavs to 81-71 Win

Kevin Hervey records career-high 28 points, 13 rebounds

01/14/2017

MBB: UTA at Troy, Jan. 14, 2017

Photos from the UTA men's basketball team's contest at Troy - Courtesy of Chris Davis & Troy Athletics.

12/31/2016

UT Arlington 90, Coastal Carolina 69

The Mavs top Coastal Carolina, on December 31, 2016.

11/26/2016

MBB: UTA at Fordham - Nov. 26, 2016

A selection of photos provided by Fordham Athletics from the UTA at Fordham Rams men's basketball game.

03/11/2016

MBB: UTA vs. Texas State (SBC Round 2)

MBB: UTA vs. Texas State (SBC Round 2)

11/20/2015

UT Arlington vs. Ohio State

Check out the photo gallery from the UT Arlington men's basketball game against Ohio State.

AS A SENIOR (2016-17 - as of Feb. 21): One of three players (all seniors) to start each of the team’s first 27 games ... averages 8.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game ... shooting .406 from behind the 3-point arc ... among the Sun Belt Conference leaders in 3-pointers per game and 3-point percentage ... among the top 10 in program history for 3-point field goals and attempts ... scored a season-high 16 points in the team’s win at Georgia State ... scored 15 points in the team’s road win at Fordham ... went 5-of-7 from 3-point range at Fordham ... has made at least one 3-pointer in 22 of 25 games ... attempted a season-high 8 3-pointers twice, in back-to-back home games against Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State.

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): One of two players to start all 35 games … Averaged 9.4 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 24.6 minutes … .379 3-point average was the best among UTA starters and 10th in the Sun Belt … Picked up a game-high 9 rebounds at Ohio State ... connected on six 3-point field goals against Texas State in the Sun Belt Championships, the fourth highest single game total for a Maverick.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Returned after redshirting as a sophomore to appear in 23 games and 18 starts … Averaged 7 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists in 20 average minutes … Went 33-41 at the free throw line (80.5%) … Grabbed a season-high 15 points at UC Irvine on Dec. 13 … Picked up a season-best 6 rebounds at Texas State on Feb. 12 … One of three Sun Belt student-athletes named to the 2014-15 NABC Honors Court on July 31 … Earned Sun Belt academic honor roll and UTA Scholar Athlete of the Year recognition.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Did not appear in a game and earned an additional season of eligibility.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Appeared in 32 games, making 4 starts as a true freshman … Averaged 4.3 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists in 16 average minutes a game … Shot 70.2 percent from the charity stripe (40-57) … Reached a season-high 12 points 3 times … Garnered a season-high 7 rebounds vs. LA Tech on Jan. 5 … Put up 4 assists twice … Season-high 4 steals came against Houston Baptist on Dec. 13.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: A 2012 graduate of Azle High School ... A four-year starter at Azle … Coached by Eddy Prather ... Averaged 19 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists through his career … Put up an average 19 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals a game as a junior … Named District 5-4A Offensive Player of the Year in 2009-10 and District 5-4A District MVP in 2010-11 ... Played AAU for Team Texas.

PERSONAL: Son of Thomas and Judith Charles … Has one brother, Matt ... Earned a bachelor's degree from UTA in finance in spring, 2016 ... currently working toward a master's degree in business administration ... lists managing diversity in organizations as his favorite class at UTA ... calls Shane Larkin the best player he has faced ... enjoys fishing and cooking.

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