ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
30 - Kyle Casey
Kyle Casey
Height: 6-7
Weight: 215
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Medway, Mass.
High School: Brimmer & May
Position: Forward

Freshman (2009-10)
Co-recipient of Hamilton Fish '10 Award, presented to Harvard's Most Improved Player ... Named by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook as the Ivy League’s Preseason Newcomer of the Year ... Named by the coaches as the Ivy League Rookie of the Year following the regular season ... Sporting News Freshman of the Year ... Freshman of the Year by RushTheCourt ... Sixth Man of the Year by RushTheCourt ... All-Freshman Team by RushTheCourt ... Rookie of the Year and Second Team All-Ivy League selection by Basketball-U.com ... Four-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week by the Ivy League and one-time Player of the Week ... Played in all 29 games, starting 10 ... Ranked second on the Crimson with 10.4 points per game, while leading the team with 5.1 boards per contest ... Scored 12 points (4-6 FG) in collegiate debut at Holy Cross (11/13) ... Grabbed seven rebounds against Bryant (11/20) ... Had six points, four rebounds and two blocks in 15 minutes against Ice (12/2) ... Had a big game against George Washington (12/30) with 15 points coming on 11-of-13 free throws and five rebounds in 28 minutes off the bench ... Scored 19 points (7-10 FG) with six rebounds and three assists in 23 minutes at Seattle (1/02) ... Scored 27 points in 26 minutes, making all six shots and 13 free throws with eight rebounds at Santa Clara (1/04) ... Ivy league Rookie of the Week on Jan. 5 and 25 ... Had 19 points and 10 rebounds at Dartmouth on 1/23, hitting a 3-pointer at the buzzer in the first half ... Named Ivy Rookie of the Week Feb. 8 ... Made his first start against Princeton on 2/05 ... Had 10 points and six rebounds against Penn (2/06) ... Ivy league Player and Rookie of the Week on Feb. 15, becoming the first rookie to win top player honors since 2002 ... Had 20 points, hitting his first three 3-pointers, and seven rebounds in 41 minutes in a win at Yale (2/12) ... Was 8-9 from the floor and the FT line for 27 points at Brown on 2/13 ... Was 10-of-11 from the FT line against Cornell (2/19) ... Had 10 points and seven boards in 19 minutes against Columbia (2/20) ... Had 13 points in 14 minutes against Yale (2/27) ... Hit two free throws with 11.6 seconds left at Penn in a 67-66 win (3/5) ... Grabbed five rebounds, handed out four assists and scored five points at Princeton (3/6) ... Netted 14 points against Appalachian State at CollegeInsider.com Tournament (3/17).

Background
Son of Sharon Casey ... Three-year starter at forward for Brimmer and May School in nearby Chestnut Hill, Mass. ... Averaged five blocks per game as a senior along with nearly 20 points and 12 rebounds per game ... Also earned a basketball letter while at Medway High School as a freshman ... Three-time captain at B&M ... 2008 Reebok All-America selection ... Three-time Greater Boston first team pick ... Three-time New England Prep School Athletic Conference selection ... Three-time team Most Valuable Player award ... Played for a conference championship team as a sophomore ... Earned MVP honors at the 2009 St. Sebastian's Tournament ... McDonald's All-America nominee ... Scholar-Athlete honoree ... Mother, Sharon, ran track & field at Texas Southern and in high school alongside Jackie-Joyner-Kersee ... Older brother, Randy, has played basketball at nearby Wheaton College and Dean College ... Enjoys poetry, singing and spending time with friends.