5 Kc Emezie
5 Kc Emezie
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 180
Year: SO
Hometown: Waxhaw, N.C.
High School: Marvin Ridge HS
Position: G/F

2012-13:

As a freshman, appeared in all 25 games and started 10…Averaged 10.2 ppg, 3.6 rpg while shooting 52.1 percent from the floor and 40 percent from 3…SCIAC ranks: No. 11 in scoring and tops among freshmen (12.4 ppg), No. 18 in rebounding (4.4 rpg), No. 10 in field goal percentage and tops among freshman (50 percent)…Notched careers-highs with 22 points and three 3-pointers in first career start vs La Verne (1/16/13)…Had double-double with 12 points and career-high 10 boards vs Redlands (11/28/12)…Had 13 points and 3 rebounds in win vs Bard (12/29/12)…Reached double figures in scoring 15 times, including 13 of the last 16 games…Caltech's Carl Shy Freshman of the Year award winner and Team Most Improved Award

High School:

Team Co-captain for his high school basketball team...All-Southern Carolina Conference...All-tournament for the 2011 Mt. Union Christmas tournament...Third team All-Union County...Averaged 15.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 1 block per game while playing guard and forward

Personal:

Computer Science and Business, Economics & Management major...National Merit finalist...National Achievement finalist...His hobbies include programming and guitar...NHS President and his senior class vice president...Favorite team is the Charlotte Bobcats and his favorite player is their forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist...Played for the South Charlotte Lions and Charlotte Jets AAU teams...His most exciting research project was working in computational astronomy lab as part of the FSRI Program at Caltech...Lists his parents as his biggest influences...Son of Henry and Anthonia...Has four siblings named Chihomso, John, Emeka, and Amarachi