Troy DeVries

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Troy DeVries
Troy DeVries.JPG
Torku Selçuk Üniversitesi
Position Shooting guard
League Turkish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1982-07-27) July 27, 1982 (age 31)
Mount Vernon, Washington
Nationality American
Listed height 193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Mount Vernon
(Mount Vernon, Washington)
College Portland State (2001–2003)
New Mexico (2003–2005)
Pro playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2006 BG Karlsruhe
2007–2008 West Sydney Razorbacks
2007–2008 Sumykhimprom Sumy
2008–2009 Plus Pujol Lleida
2009–2010 Sant Josep Girona
2010–2011 Adelaide 36ers
2011–2012 Melilla Baloncesto[1]
2012 Unicaja[2]
2012–2013 Bàsquet Manresa
2013–present Torku Selçuk Üniversitesi

Troy Anthony DeVries (born 27 July 1982) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Torku Selçuk Üniversitesi of the Turkish Basketball League.

Portland State Career[edit]

A Guard who transferred from Portland State after the 2002 fall semester. Played in five games at Portland State in the fall of 2002, costing him the entire 2002-03 year of eligibility. Finished as one of the top 3-pt and FG shooters in MWC history. Career 3-pt average of 45.0% is the highest mark in UNM history. His 48.0* career accuracy in MWC games is the highest in MWC history. 147 career 3-pt FGs is tied with Lamont Long for eighth place in UNM history. Hit a 3-pt in 29 consecutive games, the second longest streak in UNM history.

2001-02 Freshman Season (Portland State) Devries saw action in 27 games with six starts and averaged 4.7 ppg and 1.1 assists as a freshman and hit 41.2% of 3-point attempts and was named Academic All-Big Sky.

2002-03 Sophomore Season (Portland State) Played in five games at Portland State, averaged 11.8 ppg and 4.2 rpg but sat out the second semester after transferring to UNM.

University of New Mexico career[edit]

2003-04 Junior Season[edit]

Named honorable mention All-MWC for the 2003-04 season. Devries earned CoSIDA Academic All-District and Academic All-MWC honors in 2003-04 for having over a 3.5 g.p.a as a communications major. Started 21 of 22 games after making his debut against Coppin State on 12-21-03, Averaged 10.7 ppg, 2.9 rpg and 2.95 apg, Shot 44.4% from the field and 44.6% from 3-pt range is 6th all-time for a season at UNM and would have ranked 14th in the NCAA had he made one more 3-pt to qualify.

2004-05 Senior Season[edit]

Named 3rd Team All-MWC after shooting 45.1% from 3-pt. range, ranking third in the league and fifth highest mark in school history also earned CoSIDA Academic All-District VI honors and MWC Scholar Athlete recognition, MVP of the 2004 Cmcast Lobo Invitational after scoring 49 points on 16-24 shooting, 13-20 from 3-pt range, in the two-game event and made 93 3-pt which is the fourth most in a season at UNM, Averaged 11.0 ppg, 2.4 rpg and 2.5 apg, Was ninth in the NCAA in 3-pt led the MWC with 2.82 3-pt per-game and ranked 38th in the NCAA, Shot 51.3% from 3-pt range in MWC play, the third highest mark in MWC history .

NBL[edit]

Joining the West Sydney Razorbacks mid-season in 07/08 as an import player DeVries has been influential in getting the Razorbacks off the bottom of the ladder. He is in the top 20 in the league for 3-pt % with 42.8, is averaging 43.p from the field, 75.5 from the strike and is averaging 16.7 ppg in 27.8 per game.

DeVries will return to the Australian NBL in 2010, after signing with the Adelaide 36ers for the 2010/11 season. On December 13, 2010, it was announced DeVries had been cut by the 36ers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Troy DeVries will be the first sign of Melilla Baloncesto Solobasket.com, June 20, 2011
  2. ^ Troy DeVries signs for Unicaja Baloncesto Málaga. March 16, 2012

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