Full Name:
Elvin Lavaris Mims
Position:
Guard/Forward
College:
Southern Mississippi
Height:
6-5
Weight:
205
High School:
Northview HS (Century, Fla.)
Birthdate:
December 23, 1979
Birthplace:
Century, Fla.

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Appeared in 55 games in two seasons at Southern Mississippi.
Spent his first two seasons at Okaloosa-Walton CC, in Niceville, Florida, where he was a teammate of Kedrick Brown in 1999-2000.
Brown was drafted 11th overall by the Boston Celtics in the 2001 NBA Draft, the first player selected in the first round directly from junior college.


AT SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
As a senior, led the Golden Eagles in scoring (18.9 ppg), rebounding (7.8 rpg) and three-point field goals made (41).
Finished second in blocks (31).
Scored in double figures in 22 of 25 games.
Had three 30-point games.
Scored 20 or more points 12 times.
Had four double-doubles.
Scored a career-high 35 points to go with 14 rebounds against South Florida.
Tallied 32 points and 10 rebounds against TCU.
Scored 32 points vs. South Alabama.
Had 26 points and 14 rebounds against St. Louis.
Scored 29 points vs. Memphis.

As a junior, appeared in 30 games with six starts.
Scored in double figures 12 times.
Had two double-doubles.
Tallied 20 points and 13 rebounds vs. UAB.
Had 22 points and eight rebounds against Memphis to help the Golden Eagles clinch a share of the Conference USA title.
Had 18 points and 11 rebounds vs. Iowa State.
Tallied 19 points and six rebounds vs. Marquette.


AT OKALOOSA-WALTON CC
As a sophomore at Okaloosa-Walton, averaged 16.1 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.9 blocked shots.

As a freshman at Okaloosa-Walton, averaged 14.6 points, 8.6 rebounds and 1.4 blocked shots

STATISTICS - Okaloosa-Walton CC (Florida)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 30   203 401 .506 26 52 .500 259 28 33 41 439 14.6
1999-00 31   217 363 .598 28 39 .718 286 58 50 58 499 16.1
Totals 61   420 764 .550 54 91 .593 545 86 83 99 938 15.4
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 7-for-21 (.333); 1999-00, 37-for-93 (.398). Totals: 44-for-114 (.386).

STATISTICS - Southern Mississippi
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2000-01 30 6 110 246 .447 37 57 .649 163 20 13 17 300 10.0
2001-02 25 20 180 403 .447 71 98 .724 196 28 35 31 472 18.9
Totals 55 26 290 649 .447 108 155 .697 359 48 48 48 772 14.0
Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 43-for-106 (.406); 2001-02, 41-for-124 (.331). Totals: 84-for-230 (.365).