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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


09/30/2016

MBB: Mavericks Begin Official Practices Monday

UTA looking forward to a season Scott Cross says could be really, really special.

03/24/2016

MBB: Season ends for UTA in CIT quarters

UT Arlington finished the year 24-11, tying a program record for victories.

03/23/2016

MBB: Mavs travel to NJIT for CIT quarterfinals

UT Arlington (24-10) and NJIT (19-14) face off Thursday night with a spot in the CIT semifinals on the line.

03/16/2016

MBB: Mavs snag program's first postseason win

UT Arlington beat Savannah State 75-59 in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.

03/11/2016

MBB: Mavs storm back to beat Texas State in SBC tourney

Drew Charles scored a career-high 22 and UTA moved into the SBC semifinals against ULM.

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.

12/02/2014

UT Arlington vs. Texas

UT Arlington vs. Texas men's basketball

11/25/2014

UT Arlington vs. Kentucky (USATSI)

UT Arlington vs. Kentucky (USATSI)

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): One of two Mavericks 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.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Returned for 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.

2013-14: Redshirt

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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