Kenneth Faried - Draft Prospect Profile

Kenneth Faried

Kenneth Faried (Morehead State)
Height: 6-7  Weight: 225
Position: F
Hometown: Newark, NJ

2010-11: Named NABC Defensive Player of the Year ... Also named NABC and Associated Press Third Team All-American ... Had a 17-point, 18-rebound performance in the NABC All-Star game ... Named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year for second straight season ... Earned third consecutive OVC Defensive Player of the Year accolade ... Named Second-Team All-American and Mid-Major All-American by ... Named Honorable Mention All-American by Yahoo Sports ... Named to the OVC All-Tournament team ... Named OVC Player of the Week a conference-record eight times ... Finished with league-record 15 career OVC Player of the Week honors ... Is candidate for Naismith and John Wooden Awards ... Leads the nation in double-doubles with 27 ... Ranks tied for second with Ralph Sampson in NCAA Division I history with 84 career double-doubles ... Is the NCAA modern-era (post-1973) career rebounding leader, surpassing Tim Duncan's 1,570 at Indiana State on Feb. 19 ... Ranks 11th in NCAA Division I history (for all players) with more than 1,600 rebounds ... Ranks third in MSU history with 1,950 points ... Is one of only three OVC players in the history of the league to have more than 1,800 points and 1,500 rebounds ... Ranks third in OVC history in career blocked shots and seventh in OVC history in career steals ... Has three 20-20 games ... Had his no 35 jersey retired by MSU on Feb. 12 ... Tallied 20 points and 18 rebounds at nationally-ranked Florida ... Had 15 points and 12 rebounds at no. 2 Ohio State ... Erupted for 25 points and 20 rebounds at SIU Edwardsville ... Corralled 20 rebounds against UT Martin at home ... Posted 23 points and 23 rebounds against Tennessee State at home ... Had third 20-20 game with 21 points and 20 boards at Jacksonville State ... Scored 12 points, grabbed 21 rebounds and tied OVC tournament record with eight blocks in semifinal win over Austin Peay ... Scored 24 points and had 15 rebounds in OVC tournament title game versus Tennessee Tech.

2009-10: Named an Honorable Mention All-American by the Associated Press ... Earned All-District honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches ... Was the OVC Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-Conference selection ... Named to the Lou Henson All-America team and to the Lefty Drisell Defensive All-America Team ... Ranked second in the nation in rebounding and double-doubles ... Averaged 16.9 points and 13.0 rebounds per game overall and 16.8 points and 14.0 rebounds per game against OVC schools ... Ranked third in the OVC in scoring and first in rebounding and lead the Eagles in both categories ... Led the team in field goal percentage, blocks and steals ... Entered the season as the OVC Preseason Player of the Year and an OVC Preseason All-Conference pick ... Was the nation’s returning leading rebounder ... Was a five-time OVC Player of the Week selection ... Led MSU with 17 points and seven rebounds at Kentucky ... Named to the Basketball Travelers Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Had a 15-point, 15-rebound double-double at South Dakota in just 26 minutes of action ... Became the 29th player at MSU to score 1,000 career points with his 15 at South Dakota ... Had a season-high 19 rebounds to go with 12 points versus Austin Peay ... Pulled down 12 rebounds against Tennessee State ... Scored 20 points (14 in the second half) and 14 rebounds for his ninth double-double in leading MSU to a second-half comeback at Tennessee Tech ... Had a 23-points and a season-high 21-rebound game at Tennessee State ... Had a 19-point, 13-rebound double-double at APSU ... Collected his 17th double-double in only 20 minutes of action with 12 points and 11 rebounds versus Jacksonville State ... Scored a season-high 26 points, one shy of his career-high versus Tennessee Tech ... Also had 17 rebounds versus TTU ...  Recorded 24 points and was one rebound shy (19) of his second 20-20 game this season against JSU