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Jordan

Tyson

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Height: 6'9"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Walnut Hills
Other College: St. Bonaventure
Experience: Transfer

Bio

Career Bio and Statistics

ACADEMICS
• Spring 2018 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Fall 2017 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
• Currently majoring in journalism

2017-18
Played in all 35 games averaging 2.0 points in 7.2 minutes per game . . . Shot 53.6 percent from the floor while blocking 22 shots.

Just missed a double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds in exhibition game against Coker College . . . Finished with eight points on 4-of-5 field goals and seven rebounds in season opener against Carver . . . Recorded a season-high four blocked shots at Alabama A&M . . . Finished with five points in just 10 minutes against Chattanooga . . . Came off the bench to score six points in 10 minutes against Little Rock . . . Finished with six points on 3-of-4 shooting in seven minutes against Texas State . . . Scored a career-high nine points on 4-of-6 shooting with five rebounds in the regular season finale against South Alabama . . . Played nine minutes and grabbed two rebounds in Sun Belt Championship game against UT Arlington. 

2016-17
Redshirted season per NCAA rules.

2015-16
Played in 23 games, making nine starts while averaging 2.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game . . . Shot 42.6 percent from the floor while averaging 15.8 minutes per contest. Missed first nine games of the season before returning to face South Carolina State, playing 14 minutes and scoring two points . . Scored a season-high eight points on 3-of-3 field goals in a career-high 33 minutes at Fordham . . . Tied a season-high with eight points in 27 minutes against Duquesne.

2014-15
Participated in one game (Niagara) playing one minute with no statistics . . . suffered a broken jaw in practice in December and did not dress for any games after that.

PREP SCHOOL
Attended Fishburne Military Academy in Waynesboro, Va., for a year of post-high school studies and basketball . . . Averaged 12.4 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots per game . . . Shot 68 percent from the field and 79 percent at the free throw line . . . Helped Caissons finish 25-7 and ranked No. 4 in the nation in the NextUp Recruits Top 10 poll . . . Led Fishburne to a second consecutive trip to the National Prep Championships . . . One of six Fishburne players to accept NCAA Division I offers in 2013-14.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he attended for the 2012-13 season . . . During his senior year, was named an Eastern Cincinnati Conference honorable mention selection for a team that finished 27-2 and reached the Division I state semifinals . . . Attended DeSales High in Columbus, Ohio prior to Walnut Hills  . . .  Played AAU for the Cincinnati Lakers.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jordan E. Tyson . . . Born on Feb. 28, 1995, in Columbus, Ohio . . . Son of Chaundra Tyson and Gerald Eaker . . . Has one sister, Jasmine . . . Father played college basketball at Ohio State and Kansas State . . . Related to retired NBA basketball player Glen Rice. 

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