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Drew Charles
Drew  Charles

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Azle, Texas

High School:
Azle

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 193

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

06/20/2017

MBK: 2016-17 #MavCity Moments

Men's Basketball continues its national rise to prominence

05/08/2017

MBK: Seniors set for next career moves

Bilbao, Charles, Jones and Pope set for their next chapter with recent decisions.

03/22/2017

MBB: CSU Bakersfield 80, UTA 76 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following the Mavs' NIT loss to CSU Bakersfield.

03/22/2017

MBB: Roadrunners Outlast Mavs in NIT Quarterfinals

Mavs Set School Record with 27-Win Season in 2016-17

03/20/2017

MBB: UTA 85, Akron 69 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following the Mavs' NIT victory over Akron

05/05/2017

2017 UTA All Sports Banquet

A selection of photos from the 2017 UTA All Sports Banquet in College Park Center.

03/15/2017

MBB: UTA at BYU First Round NIT

A few BYU Photos from the UTA at BYU game in the first round of the NIT in Provo, Utah.

03/11/2017

MBB: UTA vs. Texas State

MBB: UTA vs. Texas State

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.

CAREER: Concluded career as the winningest player in program history after compiling an 86-49 record in his four seasons of eligibility for a .637 winning percentage ... also led the Mavs to a 48-28 league record for a .632 percentage during his career ... redshirted his sophomore season (2013-14) ... finished fifth in program history in made 3-point field goals with 174 and 7th in attempts with 461 ... appeared in 124 games, the 4th most in program history ... second player in program history to lead the team in 3-point percentage 3-straight seasons.

AS A SENIOR (2016-17): One of two players to start each of the team's 36 games ... averaged 8.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game ... shot a team-leading .385 from behind the 3-point arc ... among the Sun Belt Conference leaders in 3-pointers per game and 3-point percentage ... finished 8th in the league in 3-point percentage and made 3-pointers ... 72 3-point field goals ranked 6th on the program list for a single season ... 187 attempts ranked 11th on the UTA single season list ... 36 appearances and starts each tied for the most in a single season ... poured-in a career-high 28 points in UTA's first round NIT victory at BYU ... went 10-of-17 from the field and 5-of-12 from the 3-point arc against the Cougars ... scored 16 points in the team's win at Georgia State ... went 5-of-7 from 3-point range en route to 15 points at Fordham ... attempted a 8 3-pointers twice, in back-to-back home games against Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State ... set a career high with 5 assists against Coastal Carolina in the Sun Belt Championship quarterfinals ... earned Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll honors.

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.

CHARLES CAREER STATISTICS
Total 3-Ptr F-Throws Rebounds
Season GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2012-13 30-3 475/15.8 38-113 .336 10-36 .278 37-51 .725 11 42 53 1.8 68 1 32 50 1 28 123 4.1
2013-14 0-0 0/0.0 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2014-15 23-18 460/20.0 53-126 .421 23-56 .411 33-41 .805 12 42 54 2.3 50 4 34 26 0 13 162 7.0
2015-16 35-35 862/24.6 104-275 .378 69-182 .379 52-66 .788 43 64 107 3.1 92 3 55 40 3 32 329 9.4
2016-17 36-36 830/23.1 100-241 .415 72-187 .385 29-40 .725 26 63 89 2.5 79 0 47 25 1 23 301 8.4
Total 124-92 2627/21.2 295-755 .391 174-461 .377 151-198 .763 92 211 303 2.4 289 8 168 141 5 96 915 7.4

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