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Jaycen Herring

Player Profile

RS Senior

Memphis, Tenn.

High School:

Last College:
Palm Beach CC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205

Small Forward


2007-08: Played in 29 contests, starting 12 ... named OVC Newcomer of the Week on February 4 ... led the team and finished 13th in the OVC in scoring at 13.1 ppg ... led the team in minutes played, field goal attempts, field goals made, free throws attempted and free throws made ... finished third on the team and ninth in the OVC in field goal percentage at .506 ... third on the team and eighth in the OVC with a .770 free throw percentage ... second on the team with 60 assists for an average of 2.1 apg ... third on the team with 28 steals ... fourth on the team with a .400 three-point percentage ... fourth on the team with 104 rebounds for a 3.6 rpg average ... scored in double digits in 22 games ... averaged 13.8 ppg, 4.3 rpg, shot .523 from the field and .542 from three-point range at the Show Me Center ... led the team in scoring 11 times ... scored a career-high 29 points on 9-16 shooting (3-5 from three-point) and 8-12 from the free throw line in triple overtime thriller against Austin Peay (1/29) on ESPNU ... added a career-best 12 rebounds for his first career double-double ... scored a game-high 23 points on 9-12 shooting vs. Morehead State (1/24) ... poured in a team-high 21 points off the bench on 5-8 shooting from the field and 10-12 from the line vs. Tennessee State (12/6) ... scored a team-high 19 points on 6-13 shooting and 6-6 shooting from the free throw line in ESPNU BracketBuster game at Eastern Michigan (2/23) ... recorded a team-high 18 points on 6-10 shooting including a perfect 2-2 from three-point range and seven rebounds at Tennessee Martin (2/16) ... scored a game-high 18 points on 6-11 shooting vs. Samford (2/28) ... shot .857 (6-7) from the field and scored 16 points vs. Central Methodist (12/30) ... scored 14 points on 6-12 shooting, pulled down eight rebounds and recorded a career-best five assists at Murray State (1/26) on ESPN2 ... blocked a career-best three shots against Tennessee Martin (2/2) ... recorded two or more steals in seven games ... recorded five or more rebounds in seven games ... recorded four or more assists in five games.

2006-07 (Palm Beach CC): First team all-conference selection after scoring nearly 14 points and grabbing six rebounds per game as a redshirt sophomore at Palm Beach CC in Palm Beach, Fla. ... all-state honorable mention ... shot 45% from three-point range ... coached by Tony Sheals.

2005-06 (Tennessee-Chattanooga): Averaged 3.9 points and 1.5 rebounds per game in 29 games as a redshirt freshman ... made four starts ... shot 44% from the field and 63% from the free throw line ... 44 rebounds ... 24 assists ... seven steals ... five blocks ... scored a season-high 15 points vs. Belmont ... scored 10 points and grabbed three rebounds in first collegiate game at Mississippi State.

2004-05 (Tennessee-Chattanooga): Redshirted

Prep: All-district, all-region, all-state honorable mention at Bartlett High School in Memphis, Tenn. ... ranked as 12th best high school prospect in Tennessee ... averaged 20.4 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.2 assists as a senior ... averaged a triple-double during district tournament ... coached by Don Deaton.

Personal: Born 5-21-86 ... son of Curtis and Pam Herring ... sister, Ashley, plays basketball at Austin Peay ... majoring in Physical Education with a minor in Coaching ... enjoys watching movies and playing video games ... favorite NBA players are Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire ... also recruited by Austin Peay, Utah State, Texas Christian, Texas-San Antonio, San Diego State, Louisiana-Monroe, Tennessee State, Jacksonville State, East Carolina, Middle Tennessee State and Arkansas State.

Herring dunks vs. Lincoln on Nov. 1, 2007. (Pat Young)


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