Postgame notes following UTA's Sun Belt title game against Georgia State.
Postgame notes following UTA's upset victory over top-seeded Louisiana.
Postgame notes following UTA's Sun Belt Tournament win over Appalachian State.
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.
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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