Kyle Husslein

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Kyle Husslein
Husslein Guam.jpg
Husslein (3) playing for Guam at the 2015 Pacific Games.
No. 5 – Redlands Bulldogs
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
League SCIAC
Personal information
Born (1995-11-06) November 6, 1995 (age 22)
Tamuning, Guam
Nationality Guamanian / American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Christ School
(Arden, North Carolina)
Mid-Pacific
(Honolulu, Hawaii)
College Redlands (2014–present)

Kyle Edward Husslein (born November 6, 1995) is a Guamanian-American college basketball player playing for the University of Redlands. Born in Guam, he has played high school basketball for Christ School and Mid-Pacific.

Husslein has represented Guam at senior level, winning the gold medal at the 2014 Micronesian Games and the 2015 Pacific Games.

Early life and career[edit]

Husslein was born in Tamuning, Guam and as a youngster he played for the Tamuning Typhoons.[1][2] In 2009 he transferred to Arden, North Carolina based Christ School, where along with basketball he competed in cross country and track and field.[3] While at Christ School, Husslein also played AAU basketball for the Carolina Kings.[2] In the summer of 2011, he participated in the training camp of IMG Academy where he was recognized as the IMG total athlete of the week with the Gatorade Standout Award.[4] In 2013 Husslein transferred to Mid-Pacific to compete for the varsity team.[3] In his senior season he earned Mid-Pacific's Most Outstanding Athlete Award, Tri-Athlete Award and basketball team MVP Award.[5] At the same time he played AAU basketball for Off the Bench, with whom he scored 12 points in the championship game against Kuhio Park Terrace.[6]

College career[edit]

Kyle Husslein playing for the University of Redlands
Husslein (5) plays basketball for the Redlands Bulldogs since 2014.

After considering other scholarship offers, Husslein enrolled in the University of Redlands.[6][7] In his debut for Redlands, an exhibition game against Concordia University Irvine, he managed to score 6 points in 10 minutes playing time.[8] On February 17, 2015 Husslein scored a season high 14 points to help his team win 62–59 over Chapman, also adding 4 rebounds and 1 steal.[9][10]

As a sophomore, Husslein reached double digits four games into the season, scoring 18 to help his team get past Linfield 87–79.[11] Versus La Verne, he scored a career high 20 points, also making 4 free throws in the final seconds of the game, to help his team win 76–72.[12] He tied his season high in scoring against Caltech, grabbed 5 rebounds, gave 3 assists and sealed his team's 75–71 victory by scoring the final two free throws.[13][14]

College statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Source:[15]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014–15 Redlands 21 0 8.2 .341 .167 .600 1.5 .3 .4 .0 2.0
2015–16 Redlands 27 27 23.4 .457 .365 .774 2.1 1.4 .9 .1 10.2
Career 48 27 16.8 .438 .321 .735 1.9 .9 .7 .0 6.6

International career[edit]

Following tryouts for the Guam national basketball team in March 2014, Husslein appeared in the 2014 Micronesian Games where his team won the gold medal.[16][17] Husslein was selected to compete for Guam at the 2015 Pacific Games.[18] As the youngest player on the team, he came off the bench to play the shooting guard.[19][20] Husslein nearly achieved a double-double in Guam's victory against Kiribati, with 20 points and 9 assists.[21] Guam won the gold medal in the tournament, with Husslein contributing 71 points, 15 rebounds and 11 steals.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kyle Husslein Bio". University of Redlands. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Husslein Pursues Basketball Dream". Pacific News Center. April 12, 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  3. ^ a b Ulloa, Elsa (January 13, 2014). "Husslein motivated and fueled by passion for the game". Marianas Variety. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  4. ^ Cardwell, Shelbi (August 1, 2011). "IMG Academy basketball program Campers of the Week: July 25-29". IMG Academy. Retrieved July 21, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "2013-2014 Athletic Awards". Mid-Pacific Institute. May 22, 2014. Archived from the original on September 11, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  6. ^ a b Ulloa, Elsa (June 4, 2014). "Husslein finishes AAU basketball in Honolulu". Marianas Variety. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  7. ^ Guerrero, Jay Leon (March 22, 2014). "Husslein on track for success". Pacific Daily News. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  8. ^ "Kyle Husslein Game Log". University of Redlands. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  9. ^ "Redlands Men's Basketball Buckles Down in Second Half to Upset No. 22 Chapman University". University of Redlands. February 17, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  10. ^ "Husslein flashes hoop potential". Guampdn.com. February 24, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "Bulldog Men's Basketball Bears down in Second Half for Hard-Fought Win over Linfield, 87-79". University of Redlands. November 29, 2015. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  12. ^ "U of R Men's Basketball Edges La Verne in Exciting Showdown, 76-72". University of Redlands. January 16, 2016. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  13. ^ "Bulldog Men's Basketball Leaps into Fourth Place with 75-71 Victory over Caltech". University of Redlands. February 8, 2016. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  14. ^ Trevino, Chris (February 10, 2016). "University of Redlands men's basketball moves to fourth place in SCIAC". Redlands Daily Facts. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  15. ^ "Kyle Husslein Career Stats". University of Redlands. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  16. ^ Guerrero , Jay Leon (March 22, 2014). "Husslein on track for success". Guampdn.com/. Retrieved July 22, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  17. ^ Balajadia, Robert (August 11, 2014). "Micro memories: capturing six". Guamsportsnetwork.com. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  18. ^ Pearson, Andrew (June 26, 2015). "Ex-Greenie to play in Pacific Games". USA TODAY High School Sports. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  19. ^ Guerrero, Jay Leon (June 30, 2015). "Pacific Games: Men's basketball adding size". Guamsportsnetwork.com. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  20. ^ Delgado, Dave (July 1, 2015). "Guam men's basketball won't settle for silver". Kuam News. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  21. ^ "Guam–Kiribati". FIBA. July 6, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  22. ^ Pearson, Andrew (July 15, 2015). "Ex-Greenie wins gold at Pacific Games". USA TODAY High School Sports. Retrieved July 22, 2015.

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