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#2 Chris Colvin
Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Whitney Young
Experience: High School
Chris Colvin
Release: 04/16/2009

Saw action in 29 games as a reserve point guard in his first season...averaged 3.0 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists...was third on the team in assists with 59...registered a career-high 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the floor vs. Oklahoma...tied a career high with five assists vs. Colorado.

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One of the best guards in the Class of 2009, Colvin was ranked as the 99th-best player in the nation and the 15th-best point guard nationally in the Class of 2009 ranked him as the 10th-best point guard in 2009...ranked at No. 77 in the ESPNU final ratings...named second-team Class 4A all-state (Illinois) as a senior by the AP...averaged 12.3 ppg and 6.2 assists on one of the best and most balanced prep teams in the nation...led his squad to the 2009 Illinois Class 4A (large class) state title...his Whitney Young team defeated Waukegan, 69-66 in the state championship game to finish the season at 26-9...had seven points and a team-high six assists in the state championship game...scored 14, 20, 12 and 17 points in the four previous post-season tournament games...averaged 14.1 ppg as a junior, earning all-state honors...started three years at Whitney Young...named as one of the best players at the 2008 Reebok All-American Camp...his Whitney Young teammates included: Marcus Jordan, son of Michael Jordan, (Central Florida), A.J. Rompza (Central Florida), Stanford Brown (Lamar) and Bryan Hall (Northern Illinois).

Born November 19, 1990, in Evanston, Ill....son of Ike and Elsie Colvin...undecided on a major...chose ISU over Kentucky, Marquette, Providence, USC, Washington State, Baylor, Florida State and Illinois.

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