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Shavar

Newkirk

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Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Cardinal Hayes

Bio

2017-18 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team
2017-18 All-Big 5 Second Team

2017-18: Co-recipient of the John P. Hilferty Award as the Hawks' MVP... Averaged team-best 17.4 points per game and 3.9 assists as he made comeback from ACL injury that sidelined him for most of junior season... Averaged 17.4, 5.0 rebounds and 4.2 assists in A-10 games... Started 31 games.. Scored double figures in 29 games.. Recorded 13 points and five assists in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals win over George Mason... Had 14 points and seven assists in road win over #17 URI... Tallied 26 points and a career-high 10 assists for third career double-double and first career double-double of points-assists vs. Duquesne... Went for 19 points, seven assists, and six rebounds in road win over Fordham... Had 13 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists in win over UMass... Dropped career-high 30 points of 9-of-18 shooting from the floor at La Salle... Became the 55th Hawk to score 1,000 career points, surpassing the mark at La Salle... Registered nine points and seven rebounds at St. Bonaventure... Pulled down eight rebounds in home win over Fordham... Dropped 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor in win over Dayton... Recorded 22 points at UMass... Poured in 24 points and added seven rebounds and five assists at George Mason... Recorded second career double-double with 23 points, incluing 11-of-14 in free throws, and 10 rebounds in win over St. Bonaventure... Poured in 26 points off the bench on 11-of-20 shooting from the floor vs. St. John's... Hit for 19 points in win over Maine... Hit for 18 points, including 8-of-10 free throw shooting at Temple... Recorded first career double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds and added six assists in win over Bucknell... Hit for game-high 22 points, including a career-high 11-of-14 free throw shooting, in win over Sacramento State... Poured in 24 points vs. Washington State... Recorded 16 points in win over UIC... Had team-high 21 points in 20 minutes in his return to the court in season opener at Toledo... Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Second Team.

2016-17:  Missed 19 games after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee vs. George Washington on December 30... Had been SJU's leading scorer up to that point, with a career-best 20.3 points per game... Also averaged 4.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists... Poured in 20-plus points eight times in 12 games... Netted 24 points vs. Lafayette... Poured in 21 points and added seven rebounds at Illinois State... Had 19 points (10-of-11 FT) and career-high eight rebounds with four steals at Princeton... Hit game-winning three-pointer with 6.7 seconds to go at Drexel, finishing with 27 points... Named the Big 5 Co-Player of the Week on Dec. 12 after effort at Drexel... Hit for 22 points and added seven rebounds vs. Temple... Recorded 23 points, six rebounds, and five assists vs. NC State... Had 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the floor and a season-high six assists vs. Ole Miss... Scored 20 points vs. Loyola-Chicago... Named the Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week on Nov. 14 after scoring 28 points in season-opener vs. Toledo.

2015-16:
 Starting point guard for the Atlantic 10 Champion Hawks... Co-recipient of the Robert O'Neill Memorial Award for the team's most improved player... Averaged 8.0 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game in 36 starts... Posted 9.1 and 2.7 assists in Atlantic 10 play... Recorded 10 points and five rebounds in NCAA Second Round game vs. Oregon... Hit for season-high 19 points and added six assists at St. Bonaventure... Recorded 13 points on 6-for-8 shooting at Davidson... Made 6-of-9 from the field to score team-high 17 points in hometown at Fordham... Recorded 12 points vs. Rhode Island... Posted 11 points and five assists at Penn... Hit for 12 points at George Mason... Had 10 points and four assists at Richmond... Scored 13 points and added six assists vs. Illinois State... Posted 13 points and career-high nine assists vs. Villanova... Scored 10 points vs. Old Dominion... Scored 12 points vs. Buffalo... Made first collegiate start vs. Drexel.

2014-15: Averaged 3.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 2.3 assists in 31 games... Played 20.1 minutes per game... Dished out six assists at Duquesne... Recorded season-high nine points on 3-of-7 shooting at Marist... Registered five points and three steals vs. Loyola Maryland... Recorded seven points on 5-of-6 shooting from the line at Drexel... Had five points, five rebounds, and four assists in collegiate debut vs. Fairleigh Dickinson.

High School/Personal: Named the N.Y. Daily News Bronx Player of the Year in 2014 for the second time... Three-time All-City selection, earning First Team honors as a junior and senior... Played for the USA Select Team in the Under-18 international tournament in Germany in May 2014... Averaged 17.0 points, 7.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game as a senior... Point guard who paced Cardinal Hayes to back-to-back appearances in the CHSAA intersectional semifinals and to team’s first Archdiocesan title in over 40 years... Squad posted school’s best record ever at 26-2... All-CHSAA First Team honoree for two straight years... Earned MSG All-Metro Honorable Mention... Three-year starter who helped team to a 75-14 record in his career... Played his freshman year at Rice High School... Sports marketing major.

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