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Kevin Hervey
Kevin  Hervey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Bowie

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 230

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L

03/29/2018

MBB: Hervey earns second straight Lou Henson honor

Arlington native concluded his career as one of the most accomplished players in program history.

03/13/2018

MBB: Hervey named first team NABC all-district

UTA senior becomes the program's first 2-time first team selection

03/11/2018

MBB: Mavericks' season ends with title game setback

UTA drops a 74-61 decision to Georgia State in the Sun Belt Championship final

03/11/2018

MBB: UT Arlington vs. Georgia State - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following UTA's Sun Belt title game against Georgia State.

03/10/2018

MBB: Clutch plays lead UTA to Sun Belt semifinal win

Wilson's offensive rebounds, Hervey free throws clinch 71-68 victory over top-seeded Louisiana.

03/09/2018

MBB: UTA vs. Appalachian State

MBB: UTA vs. Appalachian State - Sun Belt Championship quarterfinals

02/01/2018

MBB: UTA vs. App State (2/1/2018)

UTA men's basketball hosted Appalachian State on Thursday, Feb. 1 at College Park Center.

01/27/2018

MBB: UTA at Georgia Southern

Photos courtesy of Georgia Southern athletics from the Maverick men's basketball team's contest against the Eagles.

01/13/2018

MBB: UTA at Arkansas State

A selection of Travis Clayton photos from UTA's 97-71 victory at Arkansas State in Jonesboro.

01/11/2018

MBB: UTA at Little Rock

A selection of Mark Wagner photos from UTA's Jan. 11, 2018 men's basketball game at Little Rock.

CAREER: Arguably the most accomplished player in program history ... the program's all-time career leader in total rebounds and second in total points scored, field goals and field goal attempts ... also finished his career fifth in 3-point field goals made and attempted ... owns the program record for most career double-doubles with 36 ... a 2-time first team all-Sun Belt Conference and NABC All-District selection ... twice named to Lou Henson All-America Team ... led the team in scoring average 3 straight seasons ... led the team in rebounding as a freshman, junior and senior.

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AS A SENIOR (2017-18): -- Appeared in 33 of the team's 34 games with 26 starts ... came off the bench late in the season due primarily to superstition ... earned first team all-Sun Belt and first team NABC all-District honors for the second consecutive season ... named to the Lou Henson All-America Team for the second straight year ... preseason Sun Belt Player of the Year and first team all-Sun Belt by the league coaches, in addition to college basketball outlets such as: College Basketball Talk on NBCSports.com, Lindy's Sports Annual, Athlon Sports, College Sports Madness, Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook ... all-Mid-Major first team by NBCSports.com and College Sports Madness ... included on the preseason Watch List for the Lute Olson Award and the Lou Henson Award ... finished second in the Sun Belt with 20.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game ... second on the team in minutes played at 32.2 ... led the team in scoring 19 times and rebound on 17 occasions ... registered the second-highest single season points total in program history with 676, just two shy the top spot ... made 243 field goals, the second highest single season total on a program's record 545 attempts ... attempted 227 3-point field goals, the fourth-highest total, making the fifth-most with 77 ... 282 rebounds is the program's sixth highest single season total ... named SBC Player of the Week on Dec. 5 following his performances against Rice and North Texas ... surpassed the program record for career double-doubles with his 30th (24 pts, 11 rebs) at No. 25 Creighton ... scored a season-high 33 points in an overtime victory over Texas State in College Park Center ... scored a 30 points to go with 16 rebounds at UTRGV ... poured-in 29 points with 8 rebounds at Georgia Southern ... scored 29 points with 11 rebounds against Rice ... scored 27 with 10 rebounds against Niagara ... scored 24 points in 9-of-14 shooting shooting, that included a perfect 6-for-6 performance in the first half, at No. 25 Alabama ... hit the game-winning 3-point field goal from 25-feet in 85-82 victory at Texas State.

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Named 2017 Sun Belt Conference Student-Athlete of the Year, the league's highest honors ... Sun Belt Player of the Year and first team all-conference selection ... earned USBWA & NABC All-District VII honors ... honorable mention All-America selection by the Associated Press ... named to the Lou Henson All-America team ... started 28 of his 35 appearances ... averaged 17.1 points and 8.5 rebounds per game ... Preseason Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year ... first team Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference ... Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award Preseason Watch List ... Dave Campbell's Texas Basketball All-Texas Preseason Team ... 597 points and 298 rebound each ranked as 4th highest single game totals in program history ... registered 11 games of 20+ points and 16 double-doubles ... earned third and fourth career Sun Belt Player of the Week honors on Dec. 6 and Feb. 20, respectively ... poured in a career-high 34 points at Louisiana ... went 7-of-9 from behind the 3-point arc and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Cajundome ... 7 3-pointers is the 3rd highest total in a single game at UTA ... scored a 28 points on 9-15 shooting with 13 rebounds in the win at Georgia Southern ... went 5-6 from the 3-point arc, 5-5 from the free throw line and grabbed 7 offensive rebounds at GS ... scored 25 points at Texas State ... registered a season-high 14 rebounds at Bradley ... led the team with 15 points and seven boards in a win at No. 12 Saint Mary's ... went 4-for-4 from the 3-point arc against UT Dallas ... registered, perhaps, his best game of the season in a win at Texas, collecting his 11th career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds ... came off the bench six times as an injury precaution ... missed the game at Troy with a swollen knee ... gradually upped his minutes early in the year in return from injury ... in his first game since suffering a season-ending injury in 2015-16, logged 21 minutes and contributed a double-double with 16 points, 10 rebounds and a career-best 8-for-8 from the charity stripe against Texas Southern ... did not start Troy game at home to allow Faith Pope to start on Senior Night ... scored 22 points with 4 assists in the team's NIT victory at BYU.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Started the first 16 games before being sidelined with a season-ending knee injury in late Jan. … among the Sun Belt leaders in scoring (18.1) and rebounding (9.8) and his 8 double-doubles ranked 26th nationally at the time of the injury … Named to the Lou Henson award mid-season watch list, presented annually to the most outstanding mid-major player in Division I college basketball … Awarded SBC Student-Athlete of the Week on Nov. 24 after leading the Mavs to 2 of their biggest regular season wins in program history, scoring in double figures in back-to-back road victories over Ohio State and Memphis … Named Madness Sun Belt Men's Basketball Player on Nov. 30 … Earned second SBC Student-Athlete of the Week honor on Dec. 8. … Picked up a season-high 27 points and 15 rebounds at Rice on Nov. 29.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Played in 31 games with 16 starts as a true freshman … Averaged 7.1 points, 6 rebounds, 0.74 assists and 21.7 minutes … Hit a season-high 21 points vs. Georgia State on Jan. 29 … Nabbed a season-best 15 rebounds on Nov. 11.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: A 2014 graduate of Arlington Bowie High School ... coached by Allen Gratts ... averaged 10 points and 8 rebounds as a junior … earned All-District team and Newcomer of the Year honors … Did not play as a senior due to a knee injury ... did see limited minutes in his final high school game in the postseason playoffs ... played for the Dallas Mustangs in AAU … 36th-ranked player in Texas by Texas Hoops … ESPN 3-star recruit.

PERSONAL: Son of Charles and Denise Hervey … Youngest of 3 brothers: Jason and Nathan … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... lists Karl Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves as the best player he's faced ... enjoys reading and keeping up with current events ... lives the atmosphere, diversity and culture at UTA ... favorite professor at UTA is Allan Saxe because of the intriguing class discussions about politics ... career interests include coaching college basketball or working in marketing ... cousin, Lencola Sullivan, won the 1980 Miss Arkansas title and became the first African-American woman to win preliminary awards in the Miss America pageant and was also the first to place among the top five, where she was fourth runner-up.

HERVEY 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
2014-15 31-16 673/21.7 78-212 .368 29-112 .259 35-49 .714 59 126 185 6.0 63 2 23 42 8 19 220 7.1
2015-16 16-16 476/29.8 102-225 .453 30-93 .323 56-74 .757 36 120 156 9.8 27 0 46 38 13 11 290 18.1
2016-17 35-28 973/27.8 208-453 .459 68-198 .343 113-150 .753 49 249 298 8.5 65 0 74 65 14 43 597 17.1
Total 82-60 2122/25.9 388-890 .436 127-403 .315 204-273 .747 144 495 639 7.8 155 2 143 145 35 73 1107 13.5

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