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K.C. Rivers

  • Full Name: Kelvin Creswell Rivers
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 6-5 / 215
  • Birthdate: March 1, 1987
  • College: Clemson
Clemson
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 32 12 81 215 0.377 21 0.25 0.845 44 131 0.366 152 57 47 6 227 7.1
2006-07 36 10 183 396 0.462 50 68 0.735 88 223 0.395 162 65 44 5 504 14
2007-08 34 33 188 429 0.438 44 0.65 0.677 80 199 0.402 214 61 64 16 500 14.7
2008-09 32 32 173 385 0.449 38 57 0.667 69 176 0.392 193 52 55 14 453 14.2
Totals 134 87 625 1425 0.439 153 215 0.712 281 729 0.385 721 235 210 41 1684 12.6

Career Highlights:

Played in 91 wins, the most of any player in program history. Ranks sixth in program history in points with 1,684 and 11th in rebounds with 721. Ranks as the leading three-point shooter in school with 281 treys. Became only the second player in school history to finish career with more steals (210) than turnovers (174). Earned team’s “Road Warrior” award as a junior and senior for great play away form Clemson.

Senior (2008-09):

Named Honorable Mention All-ACC. Finished second on team in scoring (14.2 ppg) and rebounding (6.0 rpg) and total three pointers with 89. His 39.2 shooting percentage form three-point range was best on the team. Equaled career-high with 32 points against Liberty. Shot 7-for-10 from three-point range en route to scoring 29 points against Virginia Tech. Shot 8-for-12 from the floor for 19 points against Georgia Tech. Had a career-high seven steals in an upset win over No. 3 Duke.

Junior (2007-08):

Was an All-ACC Second Team selection. Led team in scoring (14.7 ppg). Ranked second on the team in three-point goals (80), three-point percentage (40.2), and steals (64). Finished fourth in the ACC in steals (1.88 spg) and sixth in three-point goals per game (2.35), Scored in double figures the first 14 games of the season, a span in which Clemson went 12-2. Tied school record with eight three-pointers against Virginia, scoring 32 points in the game. Had 19 points in championship game of San Juan Shootout against Ole Miss. Was Clemson’s leading scorer with 15 points in NCAA tournament loss to Villanova.

Sophomore (2006-07):

Came off the bench the first 26 games of the season before starting the final 10 contests. Finished as team’s leading scorer for the year (14.0 ppg), and was also ranked first with 88 three-pointers, the fourth-best single-season mark in program history. Set a Clemson record for consecutive games scoring in double figures as a reserve after doing so the first 18 games of the season. Clemson was 17-1 during that period. The Tigers were 17-1 during that time. Averaged 19.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in the NIT Tournament and was named to the All-Tournament team.

Freshman (2005-06):

Started 12 games and appeared in all 32. Finished sixth on the team in scoring at 7.1 points per game. Finished third on the team with 44 made three-point baskets. His 47 steals were the third-most in school history by a freshman. His 44 three-pointers were sixth-best in program history among freshmen. Scored season-best 16 points against Wake Forest.

Strengths: Excellent three-point shooter who rebounds well from the guard position. Plays with energy and toughness. Solid basketball I.Q.

Personal: Played high school basketball at powerhouse Oak Hill Academy, where became the first player from school to play on back-to-back national championship teams.

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