University of Miami Athletics

Kevin Presto






180 lbs.




Kennewick, WA

High School

Richmond HS

Kevin Presto - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

Freshman year (1984-85): One of two Hurricanes to start all 28 games … The team leader in free throw percentage (81.4%) while connecting on 57 of 70 attempts … ranked second in assists with 91 (3.3 per game) and had double figures in 15 of 28 games last year … Opened the season with 22 points vs. the Citadel … Played a big role in Miami’s thrilling 81-78 upset over Georgia in the finals of the AMI Classic All-Tournament Team honors … ranked third on team in minutes, played with 880 (average 31.4 per game).    

High School: Led Richmond High School to league and district championships and a berth in the state tournament as a senior in 1984 … was the Big Nine Conference leading scorer as a senior with a 17.1 average while also averaging 7.1 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game … helped Richland to a 22-3 record in 1983-84 and earned all-league and all-state honors in final high school season … was the conference leading scorer as a junior, while also earning honorable mention all-state recognition … Coached in high school by Phil Neill … Compiled an outstanding 4.0 grade point average in senior year.

Personal: Born on September 21,1965 …Full name is Kevin Michael Presto… father is a high school basketball coach … Came to UM from the Northwest corner of the country …was the third player to commit to the Hurricane program in 1984 … caught Bill Foster eye at an AAU tournament in Jacksonville … during a two night span in that tourney, he scored 69 points, including a 47 point outburst against an Indiana team which included Delray Brooks (Indiana) and Troy Lewis (Purdue) … Jacksonville AAU trip was Presto’s final shot attracting Division I scholarship attention … Maintained a grade point average of ore than 3.5 in first year at Miami …plans to major in finance or accounting.

Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG 3A 3Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO B S Pts Avg
 1984  28  28  880 31  117   253  .462        57  70  .814      94 3.4   55    91  51  0  39  291 10.4