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Justin Edwards
14  Justin Edwards
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Whitby, Ontario

High School:
Anderson CVI

Last College:
Maine

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
Guard

Experience:
TR

As A Junior (2013-14): Sat out the 2013-14 season due to NCAA rules after transferring from Maine... Will have two years of eligibility starting in 2014-15.

At Maine (2011-13): Played two seasons at the University of Maine in Orono, Maine from 2011-13... Saw action in 58 of 60 games in his career with 56 starts... Helped the Black Bears to a two-year record of 23-37 record, including an 11-19 record in America East play... Totaled 887 points, 312 rebounds, 196 assists and 96 steals in his career... Averaged 15.3 points on 43.1 percent shooting with 5.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.7 steals in 32.0 minutes per game during his two-year career... Averaged an America East-best 16.7 points per game as a sophomore on 43.8 percent shooting with 5.2 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.9 steals in 32.8 minutes per game... Scored in double figures in 26 of 29 games, including six 20-point games, to go with three double-doubles... Became fifth sophomore in America East history to lead the league in scoring and first since 2007-08... Was one of two sophomores to make the All-America East Team (Second Team)... Also paced the league in steals and ranked in the Top 20 in six other categories... Led the Black Bears in six categories (scoring, field goals, field goals attempted, free throws, free throws attempted and steals) as a sophomore in 2012-13... Also was second in assists and minutes and third in 3-point field goals, rebounding and blocks... Scored a season-high 30 points on 11-of-12 field goals against Northeastern (11/28/12)... Tallied 29 points in the regular season finale at New Hampshire (3/3/13)... His three double-doubles came against Florida State (19 points and 12 rebounds) on Dec. 9, 2012, Florida Gulf Coast (27 points and 11 rebounds) on Dec. 22, 2012 and Stony Brook (19 points and 13 rebounds) on Feb. 24, 2013... Had one of the best freshman campaigns in Maine's history in 2011-12... Earned CollegeHoops.net America East Rookie of the Year and recognition to the All-America East Rookie Team by the league coaches... Named America East Rookie of the Week four times, including three consecutive weeks to start the season... Averaged 13.9 points on 42.5 percent shooting with 5.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.4 steals in 31.2 minutes per game... Scored in double figures 23 of 29 games, including five 20 point games, to go with two double-doubles... Scored a season-high 24 points on 10-of-13 field goals in his first career game vs. Maine-Machias (11/14/11)... Posted double-doubles vs. Boston (10 points and 10 rebounds) on Jan. 11, 2012 and New Hampshire (14 points and 10 rebounds) on Jan. 25, 2012... Coached by Ted Woodward.

High School: Played for Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institution for five years in Whitby, Ontario... Ranked as the eighth-best player in Canada for the 2011 class... Led the Raiders to five Lake Ontario Secondary Athletic Association championships and an Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations title... Scored more than 3,400 points in his high school career... Averaged 20.4 points, 5.7 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game in his career... Selected as a captain... Named the most valuable player of the LOSSA Championship as well as the Windsor Invitational and Anderson Invitational... Also was a Humber Classic All-Star and Silverfox Tournament All-Star... Competed in the All-Canada Classic... Also competed in volleyball... Coached by Dean Hutchcroft, who has been a mentor since the age of six.

Personal: Justin Stefan Edwards was born Oct. 31, 1992, in Scarborough, Ontario... Parents are Julian Edwards and Nancy Downes... Named to 2013 Canadian National Team training camp roster... First Division I player to transfer to K-State since teammate Omari Lawrence (St. John's) in 2010... Second Canadian player in the program's history following Juevol Myles (Ajax, Ontario) in 2010-11... Recruited by Fresno State, Missouri and George Washington... Major is kinesiology.