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4 Kian McNair

2018-19 (Sr.): Started 28 games for Seawolf club that went 30-3 overall, won Great Northwest Athletic Conference with 19-1 record, advanced to NCAA Div. II Sweet 16 and finished No. 7 in WBCA Top 25 coaches’ poll ... led GNAC and ranked 7th nationally with 3.2 steals per game, along with league ranks of 14th in assists per game (3.1) and 9th in assist-turnover ratio (1.6) ... finished No. 2 on UAA’s single-season list with 106 steals, making multiple swipes in 19 straight games from Dec. 18-Feb. 28 ... scored double figures 12 times, including career-high 19 points (9-12 FG) in home win over Western Oregon ... named Most Outstanding Player of Seawolf Hoops Classic and all-tourney at D-II Hoops Classic in November ... had career-highs of 8 assists and 9 steals in home win over Simon Fraser, tying program record for steals against an NCAA Div. II opponent ... other top efforts included 16 points (6-9 FG, 4-4 FT), 6 assists and 3 steals in road win over Central Washington; 12 points (6-7 FG), 7 assists and 7 steals in road win over Saint Martin’s; 8 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals in NCAA First Round win over Hawaii Pacific; and 14 points (6-8 FT), 4 assists and 2 steals in regular-season win over HPU ... finished No. 2 on UAA career list with 3.0 steals per game and No. 8 in total steals with 192 in just two seasons.

2017-18 (Jr.):
Started 27 of 32 contests, finishing as 6th-leading scorer (6.4 ppg) and 3rd-leading rebounder (2.7 rpg) for Seawolf team that went 27-5, tied for GNAC regular-season title and advanced to NCAA ‘Sweet 16’ ... ranked 2nd in GNAC and 23rd nationally with 2.7 steals per game, plus 17th in GNAC with 2.4 assists per game ... made Seawolf Hoops Classic all-tournament team with totals of 23 points (8-16 FG), 8 rebounds and 9 steals in wins over Western State and Holy Names ... helped UAA to GCI Great Alaska Shootout title with 7 steals and 6 assists in first-round win over Div. I Maryland Eastern Shore ... other top performances included 6 assists and 3 steals in road win over Notre Dame de Namur; 15 points (3-3 3FG, 6-6 FT) and 2 steals in home win over Western Oregon; 16 points (6-10 FG, 2-5 3FG) in 15 minutes of home win over NCAA playoff qualifier Seattle Pacific; 11 points and 5 steals in home win over Saint Martin’s; and 12 points (4-8 FG), 4 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals in 65-63 NCAA First Round win over Northwest Nazarene.

BEFORE UAA:
Played in 57 games in two seasons at Div. I program Portland State, collecting 426 points, 90 assists and 99 steals ... as true freshman in 2015-16, started 29 of 30 games, leading PSU with averages of 11.3 points per game (21st in Big Sky) and 2.5 steals per game (3rd in n the Big Sky) ... recorded 18 double-digit scoring games as rookie, including career-high 22 points against Montana ... saw action in 27 games as reserve in 2016-17, posting season-high 11 points in win over North Dakota.

HIGH SCHOOL: Helped Salesian High School to the Open Division NorCal championship and a State runner-up finish as a junior, contributing to a team that was ranked No. 1 in Northern California, No. 4 in the state and No. 17 in USA Today national poll ... was the Pride’s defensive MVP as senior in 2014-15.

PERSONAL: Physical education major.

Career Highs
Points:
19 vs Western Oregon, 2/16/19
Rebounds: 8 vs Holy Names, 12/18/18
Assists: 8 vs Simon Fraser, 1/3/19
Blocks: 1, twice
Steals: 9 vs Simon Fraser, 1/3/19

UAA Career Stats
Season       GP-GS    MP/Avg  FG-Att  Pct 3FG-Att  Pct  FT-FTA  Pct
2017-18 (Jr) 32-27  617/19.3  72-188 .383   10-53 .189  51- 76 .671
2018-19 (Sr) 33-28  668/20.2  90-201 .448   10-43 .233  55- 93 .591
TOTALS       65-55 1285/19.8 162-389 .416   20-96 .208 106-169 .627

Season        OR-DR-Reb/Avg  PF-D   A  TO  B   S  Pts/Avg
2017-18 (Jr)  47-39- 86/2.7  83-0  76  49  1  86  205/6.4
2018-19 (Sr)  35-55- 90/2.7  81-2 101  63  1 106  245/7.4
TOTALS        82-94-176/2.7 164-2 177 112  2 192  450/6.9

Position: Guard
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Vallejo, Calif.
High School: Salesian HS
Other College: Portland State
Experience: 2 Letters
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