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M. Basketball: Kevin Vest

Kevin Vest

  #13
  Position: G    Ht.: 6-1    Wt.: 175
  Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
  Previous School: Sinclair CC/Carroll HS
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Business Adminstration

2010-11: Finished fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 8.4 points per contest... Shot 80 percent from the free throw line, which was second on the team and eighth in the conference... Played in 34.50 minutes per game (3rd in SAC)... Played in all 30 games, including 27 starts... Scored a season-best 19 points against Mars Hill (Jan. 22), where he tied a school record, shooting 12-of-12 from the foul line... Tallied 18 points in home win over Carson-Newman (Feb. 9)... Shot 5-of-7 from the floor and 5-of-6 from the charity stripe... Scored in double-figures on 13 occasions, including the last four games of the year... Averaged 12.3 points per game during that four-game span... Dished out 2.3 assists per game... Shot 28.4 percent from three-point territory, but went 7-of-17 (41.2%) beyond the arc in his last four games... Made a string of 21 consecutive free throw shots from Jan. 5-22... Played in 40 minutes on three occasions and a career most 54 at Newberry (Mar. 2) in the SAC Tournament... Distributed a career-high seven asssits at Catawba (Jan. 15).

Sinclair CC: Played two years at Sinclair Community College where he earned All-OCCAC recognition twice… Led 2009-10 squad to a 22-10 record while earning team MVP honors… Averaged 11.9 points and 5.6 rebounds per game… Shot 43 percent from the floor, including 42 percent from three-point land… Also averaged 4.8 assists and 2.3 steals per contest.

High School: Graduated from Carroll HS… Coached by Herman Burger… Two-time All-GCL North First Team honoree… Two-time team MVP… Twice earned All-Southwest Ohio honors… District All-Star… Earned All-Ohio Honorable Mention accolades twice… First Team All-Area as a senior, following Second Team honors during his junior campaign... Led conference in scoring as a junior where he was named District Underclassman of the Year.

Personal: Born May 31, 1990 in Dayton, Ohio… Son of Mark and Laura Vest… Has two brothers (Matt, Alan) and a sister (Sara)… His father played basketball at Wright State.  Brother Matt, plays basketball at Wright State, while his sister, Sara plays basketball at Western Michigan… Majoring in Business Administration... Career goal: Become an athletic director at a university… Favorite book: “Wooden” by John Wooden; Favorite class at Tusculum: TC Experience; Favorite midnight snack: Oreos; Favorite movie: "Tommy Boy"; Favorite musical artist: Dave Matthews Band; Favorite song: “Gravedigger” by Dave Matthews Band; Favorite sports teams: Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals; Kevin can’t imagine a week without: Other people; Most thrilling moment in sports: 3OT game against Newberry in SAC Tournament; Advice to kids: “Follow your dreams”; Favorite color: Green; Favorite food: Steak and mashed potatoes; Least favorite food: Brocolli; Favorite sport other than basketball: Football; Person Kevin most admires: His father; Most famous people Kevin has ever met: Kim Kardashian, Michael Jordan; Toughest players Kevin has ever played against: Daquan Cook, Travis Leslie, ; What people don’t know about Kevin: He can speak three languages (English, Spanish, French); When he was a kid, Kevin tried to be like: Steve Nash; When people first meet Kevin, they think: “He’s funny”; If Kevin won a $1 million: He would build his parents a house and buy a car.