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Kameron McGusty

position

Guard

Height

6-5

Weight

192 lbs.

Class

Sixth-Year Redshirt Senior

Hometown

Katy, Texas

Previous School

Oklahoma

High School

Sunrise Christian Academy (Kan.)

Instagram

@kameronmcgusty23

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

As a Sixth-Year Redshirt Senior (2021-22): First Team All-ACC … Associated Press First Team All-ACC … KenPom First Team All-ACC … NABC First Team All-District 2 … NCAA Midwest Region All-Tournament Team … ACC All-Tournament First Team … Senior CLASS Award Finalist … Senior CLASS Award Second Team All-American … ACC Player of the Week (1/3)
One of two Hurricanes to start all 37 games … Averaged 17.8 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.8 steals in 34.1 minutes per contest … Shot 47.6 percent from the field, 35.5 percent beyond the arc and 81.4 percent at the line … Led Miami in scoring, made field goals (235), made 3-pointers (61), free-throw percentage, made free throws (127), free-throw attempts (156), defensive rebounding (4.2) and minutes … Placed second on the team in rebounding, assists and steals, while ranking third in field-goal percentage … Ended his career No. 13 at Miami in free-throw percentage (80.0) and No. 21 in scoring (1,273) … In ACC-only play, finished third all-time at Miami in steals (65), fifth in made field goals (249), sixth in scoring (688), sixth in free-throw percentage (81.6), co-eighth in minutes (1,624), No. 10 in made free throws (118) and co-No. 10 in free-throw attempts (147) … Concluded the year tied for second on the program’s single-season starts list, third in minutes (1,260), sixth in scoring (658), sixth in steals, eighth in made field goals and No. 11 in 20-point games (14; T-No. 49 in NCAA) … Set Miami’s ACC-only single-season made field goals record (118), while placing second in steals (41), second in minutes (689), third in scoring (335), fifth in made free throws (65), co-sixth in free-throw attempts (78) and No. 12 in free-throw percentage (83.3) … Tied for the third-most single-game free-throw attempts (17) by a Hurricane since the 1985-86 program rebirth … Twice tied the program record for steals in an NCAA Tournament game (four), while also tying for the second-most made field goals (10) and logging the fourth-most points (27) … Tied the school record for field-goal attempts in an ACC Tournament contest (19) and logged the second-most makes (11) … Ended his career second on Miami’s career ACC Tournament leaderboards in points (105) and made field goals (33) … First player in program history to earn NCAA Tournament all-region accolades or be a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award, as well as the third to garner First Team All-ACC distinction … Finished third in the ACC in steals per game (No. 71 in NCAA), co-third in 20-point games, fourth in points per game (No. 74 in NCAA), fourth in made field goals (No. 25 in NCAA), sixth in free-throw percentage, No. 13 in field-goal percentage and Co-No. 13 in double-doubles (five) … Also placed No. 15 among DI players in total minutes, No. 23 in total points, No. 24 in total steals, No. 77 in made free throws and No. 95 in free-throw attempts … In ACC-only action, ranked second in steals (2.1), sixth in scoring (16.8), co-sixth in free-throw percentage (83.3), eighth in made field goals (118), No. 13 in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.53), No. 15 in field-goal percentage (45.0) and No. 15 in minutes (34.4) … One of eight players to make eight-plus free throws in an ACC game without a miss … Tied for third nationally in double-digit scoring outings (35), placed third in 14-point performances (31) and tied for ninth in outings with double-digit made free throws (four) … First Hurricane since the program rebirth to average at least 17.0 points per game while shooting over 45 percent from the floor, 35 percent on 3-pointers and 75 percent at the line … First Miami player since the rebirth to average at least 14.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steal … Tenth ACC player in the last 30 years to average at least 17.0 points per game while shooting 47 percent from the field, 35 percent from deep (min. 25 3PM) and 81 percent at the line, as well as one of four DI players to do so in 2021-22 … Seventh ACC player in the last 20 years to average at least 17.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game, as well as one of 17 DI players to do in 2021-22 … Scored in double figures a team-high 35 times, with 15-plus points a team-best 27 times, including in 23 of the final 29 contests and seven times in a row … Logged 20-plus points on a team-leading 14 occasions, including in three of his final five appearances, with over 25 in a team-high four games … Pulled down at least five rebounds in 16 contests, including eight times in a nine-game stretch, with seven-plus 10 times and 10-plus in five outings, including in three of the first seven games … Distributed three-plus assists in 18 outings, including six in a row, with five-plus four times … Notched multiple steals a team-best 21 times, with three-plus in 10 games, including seven of the final 14, and four in six appearances, including five of the last 14 … Played 30-plus minutes a team-best 31 times, including in 24 of the final 26 games, reaching 35-plus a team-high 19 times, including in all six postseason games … Logged a team-best five double-doubles … Led or co-led the Hurricanes in steals a co-team-high 16 times, in scoring a team-best 15 times, in rebounding 11 times, in assists seven times and in blocks thrice … Notched the four highest single-game marks by a Miami player in made free throws (only four with 10-plus) and free-throw attempts (only four with 11-plus) … Logged the most single-game made free throws without a miss (eight) by a Hurricane and tied for the most made 3-pointers (six) … Tallied the two highest single-game field-goal attempt marks (19) on the team … Posted four of the top five single-game point totals—the only ones with 25-plus—by a Hurricane, including each of the top two, by a Hurricane … Recorded four of the top six single-game made field goal figures—the only ones with double figures—by a Miami player, including two of the top three … Tied for the second-highest single-game block total (three) on the team …Started the season with a 20-point, 10-rebound double-double against Canisius (11/9), shooting 8-of-14 overall and 4-of-7 from deep, adding four assists and two steals in 36 minutes … Dropped 28 points in 37 minutes against UCF (11/13), shooting 14-of-17 from the line to set career highs in both categories, adding two steals … Registered 14 points and eight rebounds at Florida Atlantic (11/16), shooting 12-of-14 at the stripe … Amassed 18 points, 12 rebounds and three steals in the win over North Texas (11/26) in Kissimmee, Fla., finishing 10-of-11 at the line, becoming one of four DI players in 2021-22 with 18p/12r/10ftm/3s in a game … Produced a 21-point, 10-rebound double-double, his second in a row in Kissimmee, versus No. 10/9 Alabama, shooting 8-of-13 from the floor and adding two steals … Poured in a career-high 29 points on 12-of-19 shooting, good for a career best in makes, versus Lipscomb (12/8), finishing 4-of-7 from deep while chipping in three assists and a career-best three blocks … Compiled 27 points on 9-of-12 shooting, including a 6-of-8 mark from deep, versus Stetson (12/20) to be one of 23 players with 25p/9fgm/6 3pm/75fg%/75 3p% against a DI foe in 2021-22 and the first ACC player to do so since Kyle Guy on 3/14/19 … Produced a 20-point, 11-rebound double-double in 36 minutes against NC State (12/29), adding a 6-of-7 clip at the line, five assists and two steals … Tallied 15 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals in 37 minutes versus Wake Forest (1/1), shooting 10-11 at the stripe … Registered 19 points on 8-of-15 shooting in 36 minutes in the win over Syracuse (1/5), adding five boards, five assists and three steals … Logged 17 points and nine rebounds at Florida State (1/11), shooting 5-of-6 on free throws …Recorded 20 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and a season-high four steals in the victory over the eventual NCAA runner-up, North Carolina (1/18), becoming one of 10 DI players with 20p/10r/4a/4s in a game in 2021-22 … Compiled 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists at Virginia Tech (1/26), shooting 3-of-4 from deep … Had 20 points and five rebounds at Georgia Tech (1/29), making all eight of his free throws in a 16th straight double-figure scoring performance … Scored 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting, adding two blocks, at Virginia (2/5) … Recorded 17 points and a season-high-tying four steals versus Georgia Tech (2/9) … Put up 22 points on 8-of-14 shooting, including a 3-of-5 mark from deep, in the win at RV/No. 25 Wake Forest (2/12), chipping in three steals in 36 minutes … Posted 14 points and a season-best six assists in Miami’s first road victory at Louisville (2/16) … Notched 20 points, four assists, four steals and a 5-of-5 free-throw ledger in 38 minutes against Virginia (2/19) … Registered 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting, including a 3-of-5 3-point clip, to go along with four assists and three steals at Pittsburgh (2/22) … Tallied 15 points, three assists and a season-high-tying four steals in 35 minutes on Senior Day against Virginia Tech (2/26) … Finished with 19 points and three assists at Syracuse (3/5) … Totaled 16 points and two steals in a season-high 43 minutes in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal win over Boston College (3/10) … Led all scorers with 24 points on 11-of-19 shooting against seventh-ranked Duke (3/11) in the ACC Tournament semifinals, adding seven boards in 38 minutes … Registered 20 points, six rebounds, four assists and a season-high-tying four steals in 37 minutes in the NCAA Tournament Round of 32 win over No. 8/7 Auburn (3/20), finishing 10-of-18 from the floor … Dropped 27 points on 10-of-18 shooting, including a 4-of-7 mark on 3-pointers, in the Sweet 16 triumph over Iowa State (3/25), adding six boards and a co-season-best four steals in 37 minutes … Ended his career with an 18-point showing in 37 minutes against the eventual national champion, Kansas (3/27), in the Elite Eight, hitting all four of his free throws.

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.