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Kevin Sims
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Kevin Sims

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Forest Hills

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
01/25/1988

Experience:
3L


TULANE - A three letterwinner and starter who has started 83 of 93 career games and holds career averages of 11.8 points, 3.7 assists and 2.2 rebounds per game . . . has started the last 66 straight games . . . ranks among TU's career leaders for scoring (24th), assists (8th), three-point field goals (4th), assist-turnover ratio (6th/1.40) and is 12 free throws shy of breaking into the top 10 . . . one of only three players in school history to lead the team in assists for three straight seasons, and is just one of two players to record 100+ assists in three straight seasons.

AS A JUNIOR (2008-09) - Was a Bob Cousy Award candidate . . . started all 31 games and led the team in scoring (13.0), assists (4.0), three-point field goals (51), free throws (110) and minutes played (35.0) . . . reached double figures in 22 games, and posted seven 20+ point games, which were the most by a Green Wave player since Quincy Davis (2003-06) notched the same number in 2005-06 . . . his 51 treys this season, which ranks ninth on the school's single season charts . . . dished out five or more assists 13 times, including a season-high 8 vs. Albany State, and finished with seven vs. Tulsa . . . nailed 5 treys and finished with 23 pts vs. East Carolina (3/11) in the first round of the C-USA Tournament . . . hit 7-of-7 FG, including all 4 treys, against UTEP . . . tied his career high with 23 pts and also dished out 5 asts at Marshall (2/7) . . . drove the length of the court with 5.2 seconds remaining and hit the game-winning field goal at the buzzer at Rice on Jan. 28; finished with 14 points in that game . . . had his streak of 80 straight games with an assist was snapped at Rice (1/28) . . . finished with 21 points and five assists in 44 minutes vs. UCF . . . posted 20 pts and 4 assists vs. Maine; finished 4-of-5 from behind the three-point line . . . tallied 22 pts and 7 asts vs. Nicholls State . . . was just one of three C-USA players (Jeremy Wise-USM; Ben Uzoh-Tulsa), and one of two point guards (Uzoh), that lead their respective teams in both scoring (13.3) and assists (4.0).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2007-08) - Started every game and led the team in assists (120), steals (44), three-point field goals (46) and minutes played (34.6) and was second on the team in scoring (12.2) . . . his assist mark ranks ninth on TU's single season list and he became the first player to record consecutive 100+ assists seasons since Jerald Honeycutt with 120 in 1995-96, and 131 in 1996-97 . . . his six steals at Syracuse tied for the best single game effort in the league this season . . . reached double figure scoring in 25 games and was named to the 2007 Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic All-Tournament Team . . . Tulane had a 13-5 record when Sims dishes out five or more assists in a game . . . hit two free throws with :06.4 remaining to lead Tulane past Marshall in C-USA Tourney first round . . . put up a season high 22 points at Rice (2/2) and produced 21 points vs. St. John's . . . nailed 6-of-6 FTs in overtime and finished with 14 points while playing a career-high 40 minutes at Tulsa . . . registered 19 points vs. Gardner-Webb . . . chalked up 18 points vs. Saint Mary's and finished with 15 points in the win over Georgia . . . dished out a career-best nine assists vs. Alabama State . . . tied his career single game mark with six rebounds vs. SMU.

AS A FRESHMAN (2006-07) - Started 26 of 30 games and led the team in assists (102), steals (34) and free throw percentage (.815) . . . finished third on the team in scoring with 10 points per game and was second for three-pointers with 36 . . . averaged 28.2 minutes per game and reached the 20-point plateau twice. . . named to the C-USA All-Freshman squad . . . reached double figure scoring in 16 games . . . came off the bench and scored 16 points against Charleston Southern (11/18) . . . scored 18 points and hit 10-of-12 free throws against Loyola (11/21) . . . totaled 16 points and six assists vs. Huston-Tillotson (11/28) . . . registered 12 points and five rebounds against No. 10/12 LSU (12/2) . . . turned in 21 points and six rebounds vs. Buffalo (12/6) . . . finished with 12 points vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/22) . . . contributed 10 points and four assists at Richmond (12/28) . . . added 10 points at UNO (1/1) and 11 points vs. UAB (1/13) . . . turned in 11 points, six assists and three steals vs. Rice (1/27) . . . produced 17 points and six assists vs. Tulsa (1/31) . . . registered a career-high 23 points and 12 free throws at Southern Miss (2/3) . . . tallied 15 points and four assists vs. UTEP (2/7) . . . came away with 11 points vs. UCF (2/14) . . . scored 14 points at Houston (2/21) . . . dished out seven assists vs. East Carolina (2/28) and six assists at UAB (3/3).

HIGH SCHOOL - Led Forest Hill High School to a 26-8 record and the state semifinals while averaging 26.2 points per game as a senior . . . a first team all-state selection for all classifications in Mississippi and was selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game . . . a native of New Orleans, he scored 24 points to help his team snap Lanier High's five-year home winning streak and added 31 points in the first round of the South 5A playoffs as Forest Hill upset top-ranked Gulfport . . . his career-high was 42 points against Brandon High . . . a first-team all-metro selection and a McDonald's All-American nominee and averaged 2.5 assists and 2.3 steals per game while shooting 86.2% from the line . . . was inducted into his high school's Hall of Fame.

PERSONAL - A media arts major . . . born Kevin Terrell Sims on January 25, 1988 in New Orleans . . . one of two children of Janice Sims.

Sims' Career Highs
Points
23 vs. Southern Miss (2/3/07); East Carolina (3/11/09); Marshall (2/7/09)

Rebounds
6 vs. Buffalo (12/6/06); SMU 1/23/08; McNeese State (11/15/08)

Assists
9 v Alabama State (12/28/07)

Three Pointers
7 vs. East Carolina (3/11/09)

Free Throws
13 at Rice (2/2/08)

Steals
6 at Syracuse (12/1/07)

Blocks
1 at UNO (1/1/07); Nicholls St. (11/16/07); UC Davis (11/28/08)

Minutes
44 vs. Tulsa (1/21/09); UCF (1/31/09)

Sims' Career Statistics
Year	G-GS	Min-Avg	FG-A	Pct.	3FG-A	Pct.	FT-A	Pct.	O-D-Reb	Avg.	PF-D	Ast	TO	Blk	Stl	TP	Avg.
2006-07	30-20	846-28.2	88-224	.393	36-92	.391	88-108	.815	15-46-61	2.0	63-1	102	91	1	34	300	10.0
2007-08	32-32	1108-34.6	113-290	.390	46-128	.359	118-143	.825	9-68-77	2.4	75-2	120	87	1	44	390	12.2
2008-09	31-31	1085-35.0	121-286	.423	51-125	.408	110-135	.815	13-55-68	2.2	64-1	123	67	1	27	403	13.0
Totals	93-83	3039-32.7	322-800	.403	133-345	.390	316-386	.820	37-169-206	2.2	202-4	345	245	3	105	1093	11.8