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Josh Heytvelt

  • Full Name: Joshua Rolin Heytvelt
  • Position: Forward
  • Height/Weight: 6-11 / 260
  • Birthdate: June 26, 1986
  • College: Gonzaga
Gonzaga
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 14 0 21 48 0.438 6 11 0.545 3 13 0.231 30 1 5 7 51 3.6
2006-07 25 22 144 268 0.537 79 110 0.718 21 52 0.404 193 11 11 43 388 15.5
2007-08 22 9 78 156 0.5 62 94 0.66 8 24 0.333 108 13 16 15 226 10.3
2008-09 34 34 186 342 0.544 112 156 0.718 23 57 0.404 222 22 20 30 507 14.9
Totals 95 65 429 814 0.527 259 371 0.698 55 146 0.377 553 47 52 95 1172 12.3

Career Highlights:

Was part of four straight NCAA Tournament teams. Named First Team All-West Coast Conference as a senior. Became the 32nd player in program history to reach 1,000 points. Suspended indefinitely on Feb. 10, 2007, for violation of team policy and missed the final nine games of his sophomore season. Fulfilled all stipulations of suspension and was reinstated to team in October, 2007.

Senior (2008-09):

Averaged a team-high 15.3 ppg for sixth overall in the WCC, grabbed 6.8 rpg for seventh and shot 55.0 percent from the field for third in all games. He capped the year with an amazing run that saw him set his career-high with 28 points against Pepperdine and then come back five days later and set it again with 29 at SCU the final weekend of the WCC season. He had four double-doubles. In WCC games he averaged 16.0 ppg to rank fourth and 6.8 rpg to rank eighth. Scored 22 points and added nine rebounds against Maryland. Helped Zags upset Tennessee with 15 points and six rebounds. In NCAA tournament, he scored 14 against eventual national champion North Carolina in a Sweet Sixteen game in the NCAA Tournament. Scored 22 points against Akron in NCAA opener.

Junior (2007-08):

Averaged 10.3 points during the season. In conference play, he ranked 22nd in scoring (9.6 ppg), 14th in field goal percentage (48.9 percent) and 11th in rebounding (5.1 rpg). Scored 15 points against Santa Clara in a WCC tournament game. Scored 12 points in NCAA Tournament first round against Davidson.

Sophomore (2006-07):

Increased scoring average nearly 12 points from his freshman year, finishing the year averaging 15.5 points. Had one of the most dominating games by anyone in program history with a 27-point, 22-rebound effort on the road against Pepperdine. Missed final nine games while serving a suspension.

Freshman (2005-06):

Fought ankle injury all season. Had nine points and four rebounds in triple-overtime win against Michigan State. Scored three points in NCAA tournament game against Xavier. Finished year averaging 3.8 points.

Strengths: Athletic big man with a nice overall skill-set. Shoots with range. Can score on the block. Runs the floor well and rebounds at a decent clip.

Personal: Is his high school's career leader in points (1,380), rebounds (642) and blocked shots (247.). Was state player of the year from his sophomore to senior seasons.

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