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Kameron McGusty

position

Guard

Height

6-5

Weight

190 lbs.

Class

Sixth-Year Redshirt Senior

Hometown

Katy, Texas

Previous School

Oklahoma

High School

Sunrise Christian Academy (Kan.)

Kameron McGusty - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

As a Redshirt Senior (2020-21): ACC All-Tournament Second Team
Season did not count towards eligibility due to COVID-19 pandemic … Appeared in 20 games, missing seven due to injury, and made 18 starts … Averaged 13.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.3 steals per outing … Ranked second on the team in points, assists, steals and minutes (33.2) per game … One of 15 ACC players with multiple 25-point performances … Tied for the third-most points (25) and second-most made field goals (10) by a Hurricane in an ACC Tournament game … Scored double-digit points in 14 contests, with 15-plus in six, 20-plus in three and 25-plus in two, both within the last four games … Grabbed five-plus rebounds eight times … Dished out four-plus assists on seven occasions, with a high of seven … Played at least 30 minutes 16 times, with 35-plus in his final 13 outings and 39-plus twice … Led Miami in assists nine times and scoring six times, both second-most on the team, as well as in steals six times and rebounds once … Totaled 10 points, seven rebounds and four assists in the season opener against North Florida (11/29) … Helped Miami overcome a 20-point deficit in the win over Purdue (12/8), notching 18 points and five boards … Suffered a hamstring injury just 4:33 into the game against FGCU (12/12), keeping him out for the remainder of the contest and seven of the eight ensuing affairs … Scored 20 points on 8-of-15 shooting versus Notre Dame (1/24) … Totaled 13 points, going 3-of-6 from deep, and notching three steals at No. 16 Florida State (1/27) … Posted 17 points, finishing 7-of-12 overall and 3-of-4 on 3-pointers, at Wake Forest (1/30), adding five rebounds … Registered 18 points in a season-high 41 minutes against No. 16 Virginia Tech (2/6) … Compiled 12 points, five rebounds, three assists and a season-high three steals at Notre Dame (2/14) … Distributed a career-best seven assists at Clemson (2/27) … Scored 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting at No. 21/20 Virginia (3/1) … Poured in 25 points—shooting 9-of-12 overall, 4-of-7 from deep and 5-of-5 at the line—in 39 minutes versus Boston College (3/5) in the final game of the regular season, adding six rebounds, five assists and two steals … Tallied 14 points in the ACC Tournament opening round against Pittsburgh (3/9) … Scored 14 points in the ACC Tournament second-round win over Clemson (3/10) … Scored 25 points on 10-of-16 shooting, a career best in makes, to go along with seven rebounds in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals against Georgia Tech (3/11).

As a Redshirt Junior (2019-20): Co-ACC Player of the Week (12/23)
Played in 28 games, missing three due to injury, and earned 21 starts, including in each of the first 18 affairs before getting hurt … Averaged 12.5 points, third on the team, 4.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists over 29.4 minutes, also third-best on the roster, per game … Shot 43.5 percent from the floor, second among Hurricanes … Tenth Hurricane—13th honor—to win ACC Player of the Week, including the first since Tonye Jekiri on 11/23/15 … Tied for the most points (28) and assists (six) in a game by a Hurricane, as well as posted the second-highest minute total (44) … Scored in double figures 21 times, with 15-plus in 10 appearances and 20-plus in four … Grabbed five-plus rebounds 10 times, including doing so in six of the first 11 games, and notched 10 twice … Played 30-plus minutes 15 times, 35-plus 10 times and 40-plus thrice … Paced Miami in scoring on eight occasions and in rebounding twice … Lone Hurricane with two double-doubles … Scored 12 points against fifth-ranked Louisville (11/5) in his Miami debut … Notched a double-double with 17 points and a career-high 10 boards in 35 minutes at UCF (11/12) … Scored 22 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the floor, including 4-of-6 from deep, and a 4-of-4 mark at the line against Quinnipiac (11/16) … Totaled 19 points and five boards versus Missouri State (11/21) in the Charleston Classic … Posted 21 points and six rebounds against Alabama A&M, shooting 9-of-15 from the floor … Tallied his second double-double in the win over Temple (12/17) at the Barclays Center, posting 12 points and a career-high-tying 10 rebounds … Poured in 28 points on 9-of-11 shooting from the floor, with a 5-of-7 mark from deep and 5-of-6 tally at the line against Coppin State (12/21), setting career highs in points, made field goals and made 3-pointers, as well as a season high in steals (three) … Notched 15 points in 41 minutes in the overtime win at Clemson (12/31) … Compiled 18 points and seven boards at No. 13/11 Louisville (1/7) … Scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting versus Pittsburgh (1/12) … Registered 15 points and a career-high six assists against ninth-ranked Florida State (1/18) … Scored 13 points at eighth-ranked Duke and went 6-of-6 from the line … Did not play at North Carolina (1/25) or, after returning for one game, at Pittsburgh (2/2) and against NC State (2/5) due to back spasms …Amassed 21 points, including the game-tying three-point play in the closing seconds of regulation, in a career-high 44 minutes in the triple-overtime win at Virginia Tech (2/19) … Tallied 13 points in 41 minutes in the regular season finale, an overtime triumph over Syracuse (3/7).

As a Junior (2018-19): Transferred from the University of Oklahoma … Sat out season in accordance with NCAA transfer rules.

As a Sophomore at Oklahoma (2017-18): Preseason All-Big 12 Team Honorable Mention
Played in 32 games, making eight starts … Averaged 8.0 points per game in 18.5 minutes per game … Shot 42.3 percent from field, 33.3 percent from 3-point range and 75.0 percent from free-throw line … Averaged 8.1 points and shot 40.0 percent (20-50) from 3-point range in Big 12 play … Had nine games of double-digit scoring, including two games with 20-plus points … Shot 4-of-6 from the field to score nine points against Omaha (11/12) … Sunk a pair of 3-pointers and scored eight points against USC (12/8) … Led Oklahoma reserves with a then-season-high 13 points at Wichita State (12/16), making 3-of-6 attempts from behind the arc … Produced a career-high-tying 22 points against TCU (12/30) … Came off bench to shoot 3-of-3 from deep and score 13 points at Texas Tech (2/13) … Tied his career high with 22 points at Kansas (2/19) … Scored 18 points with 4-of-7 3-point shooting against Iowa State (3/2) … Started and scored nine points in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64 against Rhode Island (3/15).

As a Freshman at Oklahoma (2016-17): All Big-12 Team Honorable Mention … Big 12 All-Newcomer Team … Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (3/5)
Played in all 31 games with 17 starts … Averaged 10.9 points and 2.2 rebounds in 24.9 minutes … Shot 43.0 percent from the field, 35.2 percent from 3-point range and 77.8 percent from the line … During conference play, led the Sooners with 14.4 points (No. 12 in Big 12), 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 steal in 30.7 minutes per game … Shot 30-of-79 (38.0 percent) from 3-point range in Big 12 games (No. 11 in Big 12) … First Oklahoma freshman to earn All-Big 12 honors and All-Newcomer status since Tommy Mason-Griffin in 2009-10 … Finished third in conference scoring among freshmen … Had a double-figure scoring streak of 15 consecutive outings (Jan. 3-Feb. 21), the longest streak by a Sooner freshman since Jeff Webster (22) in 1990-91 and longest by any Big 12 freshman on the season … Shot 4-of-4 from the field to score 11 points in first true road game at Wisconsin (12/3) … Logged 20 points, shooting 5-of-9 from the field and 2-of-3 from 3-point range while making 8-of-9 foul shots, against Kansas State (1/7) … Made his starting debut versus Kansas (1/10), scoring a team-best 13 points … Notched 17 points at seventh-ranked West Virginia (1/18) … Tallied 21 points at Texas (1/23) … Posted 19 points against Iowa State (1/21) … Recorded a career-high 22 points against Oklahoma State (1/30) … Scored 14 points against Kansas (2/27) … Tied a career best with 22 points versus TCU (3/4).

High School: Graduated from Sunrise Christian Academy (Kan.) … Consensus four-star, top-55 recruit … Ranked as the No. 46 prospect, including the No. 10 shooting guard, by ESPN … Tabbed as the No. 47 overall player, including seventh among shooting guards, by 247Sports, which placed him No. 41 on its composite list … Listed as the nation’s No. 51 recruit by Rivals … Attended Seven Lakes High School (Texas) the first three years of his prep tenure … Averaging 22 points, five rebounds and three rebounds as a junior, winning district offensive player of the year honors and helping team reach the third round of the state playoffs … Became the first player in his district to win MVP as a sophomore after leading Seven Lakes to a perfect 14-0 mark in district play … NBA standout Buddy Hield and former Miami basketball player Raphael Akpjeiori also attended Sunrise Christian Academy.

Personal: Full name is Kameron Alexander McGusty … Goes by Kam … Born Sept. 9, 1997 … Parents are Kerol McGusty and Julie Winn … Father played basketball at Stephen F. Austin … Mother is a talent acquisition manager … Has a younger half-sister, Kylie, a younger stepsister, Jayden, and a younger stepbrother, Jackson … Graduated from Miami in May 2021 after majoring in sport administration with a minor in sociology … Currently pursuing a second bachelor’s degree as an exploratory arts and sciences major … Favorite athlete is LeBron James because of his influence … Chose Miami because of the opportunity to play and accomplish his goals … Committed to Miami over Houston and Virginia Tech.