Full Name: Kevin Ian Shand
Height/Weight: 6-10 / 270
Birthdate: August 8, 1974
High School: Central Peel Secondary School (Toronto, ON)
Has played internationally in Belize, Hungary, France, and Mexico. In 2001-02, averaged 25.8 points and 8.9 rebounds for Bucaneros Del Campeche in Mexico. Appeared in one game for FC Mulhouse Basket in France in 2000-01, scoring 15 points and grabbing 5 rebounds. Played for Dombovari VMSE in Hungary in 1999-00, averaging 16.6 points and 8.5 rebounds. Finished third in the league in rebounding and led the league in steals. Was named to the Hungarian All-Star Game. Played for Team Canada in the 2001 Goodwill Games in Australia.
Played final two seasons of collegiate career at Duquesne, after playing his first two years at Humber College in Rexdale, Ontario. Sat out 1996-97 at Duquesne as a redshirt. Finished his career ranked fifth on Duquesne’s all-time blocked shot list with 47, despite only playing two seasons.
As a senior, averaged 10.1 points and 5.3 rebounds in the first 15 games of the season before being suspended from the team. Started two contests. Scored a career-high 25 points, shooting 15-for-18 from the free throw line and grabbing 12 rebounds against Akron on Nov. 28. Notched another double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds against Albany. Registered double-figure scoring in six games.
As a junior, averaged 8.0 points and 5.4 rebounds. Started 13 of 30 games, with 10 coming in the last 15 games of the season. Led team in rebounding eight times, with a high of 13 against Fordham. Scored a season-high 17 points on three separate occasions. Reached double digits in scoring 10 times. Registered three double-doubles. Blocked shot total of 33 ranked sixth on school’s single-season all-time list.
At Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology in Rexdale, Ontario, Canada, helped lead the team to Ontario Canada Athletic Association titles in 1995 and 1996, and a Canadian Athletic Association Championship in 1995. Averaged 8.6 points and 6.8 rebounds in two seasons. Was a member of the 1995 Canadian national team that won the Jones Cup in Taiwan.