Postgame notes following UTA's narrow loss at Appalachian State
Mavericks looking to get off to a solid start as the Sun Belt preseason favorites.
UTA looking to get back on the winning track Thursday in first-ever meeting against the Mustangs.
Postgame notes following the Mavs' season opener against LMU
Former UTA standout Anthony Walker went in the third round to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
Second team All-Southland Conference selection...played in all 30 games, starting 29...ranked among conference leaders in all games in scoring (3rd, 16.5), assists (9th, 3.4), free throw percentage (6th, 79%) and minutes played (4th, 32.2)...in conference games only ranked among league leaders in scoring (8th, 16.3), rebounding (21st, 5.3), assists (5th, 3.6), free throw percentage (5th, 80.9%), assist-to-turnover ratio (10th, 1.2) and minutes played (6th, 33.2)...scored in double figures a team best 28 times, including 7 games of 20 or more...career-high 26 points in first round conference tournament game vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...scored 27 points with 7 rebounds in 34 minutes vs. UTSA on 2/14 which included hitting the game-winning jumper from the right wing with 4 seconds remaining...26 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists in 32 minutes at SHS on 1/24...26 points with 4 rebounds and 4 steals at Utah Valley in 36 minutes...named to the Grizzly Basketball Classic All-Tournament team in December...6+ rebounds 12 times including a career-high 9 twice - at UTSA 1/17 and at Lamar 2/25.
Did not play after transferring from Boston College.
Played in 32 games last season as a freshman for a Boston College team that finished 21-12 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. He started three games, tallied a career-high 12 points and six assists against Duquesne Dec. 28... he also posted double-figure games at Kansas and against Northeastern in December... shot 42.6 percent (46 of 108) from the field, 32.7 percent from 3-point range (16 of 49) and 55.2 percent (16 of 29) from the free-throw line...tallied 56 assists while making 39 turnovers while averaging 18 minutes of playing time per game.
Haynes was ranked among the nation's best recruits (150/rivalhoops.com and 130 by hoopscoop.com) while being named the 14th best senior in the state by Texashoops.com following his 2005 season... at Irving High School, the 6-foot-3 guard averaged 14.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game as a senior helping the Tigers to a 32-6 record and a region final berth for the first time in more than 30 years... earned District 6-5A Co-Offensive Player of the Year honors in 2004-05 and 5A first-team all-state honors by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.... was a three-time all-city performer at Irving Nimitz High School as a junior, averaging 20.6 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game and was named the District 8-5A Co-Offensive Player of the Year in 2003-04... scored 16 points in the Oil Bowl Classic basketball game June 16, 2005.
Born December 19, 1986, in Irving, Texas...son of Keith and Angela Haynes.
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