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Matej Kavas
Player Profile:
Matej Kavas 2452142
Position: Guard
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 200
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Ljubljana, Slovenia
High School: Gimnazija Bezigrad HS
Experience: Redshirt

2016-17: WAC Freshman of the Year... WAC All-Freshman Team... appeared in 27 of the Redhawks' 30 games during his redshirt freshman campaign... saw limited action early in the season, but became a consistent offensive force during WAC play... for the season, he averaged 8.6 points and 2.9 rebounds in 20.3 minutes per game... in WAC play, he averaged 11.6 points and 3.7 rebounds in 26.6 minutes per game... was the team's third leading scorer during WAC play... scored in double-figures 13 times and led the team in scoring seven times... was a bright spot with 11 points in a loss at Notre Dame (Nov. 16)... scored 13 points against Great Falls (Dec. 10) and 10 points versus Mississippi Valley State (Dec. 15)... started WAC play with 13 points at CSU Bakersfield (Jan. 7)... that began a stretch of five straight games with double-figure scoring... poured in a career-high 24 points against Chicago State (Jan. 14)... shot 8-for-13 from the field, including 4-of-7 from three, and 4-for-4 from the free-throw line in the game... was third on the team in three-pointers made (42) and fourth in total field goals (81)... shot 43.8 percent from the field and 40.4 percent from three for the season... 

2015-16: Kavas suffered a torn ACL late in the summer and was forced to miss the entire season.

Europe: Kavas was chosen for the both the U16 and U18 national teams in Slovenia... averaged 13.7 points and 7.1 rebounds per game at the 2012 U16 European Championships as well as 13.4 points and 5.2 rebounds per game at the 2014 U18 European Championships...

Personal: Matej Kavas is from Ljubljana, Slovenia and has an older brother (Andraz) who plays professionally overseas... a business management major at Seattle University...

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