Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
The Top Student-Athletes, Teams and Moments for 2012-13 Recognized at Annual Awards Show
11-GW (13-16) vs. 6-Massachusetts (19-10) | Thursday, March 14, 2013 | Barclays Center | 9:00 p.m.
Seniors Bynes, Smith Post Memorable Performances in Final Home Games
GW Men's Basketball vs. Richmond (1/18/12)
GW Men's Basketball vs. La Salle (2/29/12)
GW Men's Basketball vs. Saint Joseph's (2/18/12)
GW Men's Basketball vs. VCU (12/4/11)
GW Men's Basketball at Kansas State (12/1/11)
Averaged 4.4 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 20.6 minutes in 26 games played ... Averaged 6.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 12 league games ... Started and set season-highs of 13 points and 31 minutes during Senior Day overtime victory over Dayton (3/9/13) less than three weeks after thought out for season due to leg fracture, shared GWsports.com Colonial of the Week honors with senior Dwayne Smith ... Suffered fracture to right tibial plateau in first half of victory against Fordham (2/20/13) ... Reached double-figures for first time this season with 12 points in 19 minutes off the bench in win over Charlotte (1/26/13) ... Scored nine points for third time in five games and fourth time this season in 55-53 loss to Temple (1/16/13) ... Nine points for second time in three games in victory over St. Bonaventure (1/9/13) ... Totaled nine points - all in the first half - to spark 77-38 rout of Sacred Heart (12/30/12).
As a Junior in 2011-12:
Averaged 4.4 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 20.0 minutes in 29 games played (seven starts) ... Ranked third on team with 47 assists and 21 steals Season-high 10 points on 3-of-5 field goals, 2-of-3 from three-point range, against Saint Joseph's (2/18/12) ... Scored nine points, added two assists, a block and a steal in victory against Richmond (1/18/12) ... Scored four points and posted season-best four assists and three steals vs. Delaware State (12/31/11) after missing previous two games (vs. JMU (12/22/11), UAB (12/28/11)) with a left shoulder injury ... Also had four assists against A-10 rivals Xavier (2/1/12) and Temple (2/8/12) ... Added season-high seven rebounds against the Owls, as well as against Austin Peay (11/22/11) in CBE Classic Bowling Green Subregional ... Nine ponts in matchup against former Boyd Anderson HS teammate and Kansas State guard Martavious Irving. Irving finished with five points on 1-of-5 FGs.
As a Sophomore in 2010-11:
2nd on team in assists with 45
3rd on team in steals with 29
11 pts., 6 stls. vs. Navy (12-5-10)
scored 10 pts., 2 assts., stl. @ Oregon State (12-18-10)
hit game-winner w/ 2.5 secs. to lift GW past East Carolina (12-22-10)
dished career-high 7 assts. @ Howard (1-2-11)
13 pts. on 4-5 FGs, incl. 3-3 3FGs @ Saint Joseph's (1-8-11)
contributed 8 pts., 4 rebs., 2 assts. vs. Fordham (1-12-11)
scored 13 pts. on 5-8 FGs vs. Harvard (1-15-11)
14 pts. (5-9 FGs, incl. 4-7 threes) @ Duquesne (2-2-11)
11 pts., 2 stls. @ La Salle (2-19-11)
scored career-high 16 pts., 3 stls. vs. Charlotte (2-23-11)
added 12 pts. on 8-9 FTs @ Rhode Island (3-2-11)
As a Freshman in 2009-10:
17 min. in opener, scored 6 pts., w/ 3 rebs. at UNCW (11-15-09)
converted 5-6 FTs, FG for 8 pts., 5 rebs. vs. UMBC (11-21-09)
hit a pair of late threes to lift GW past Princeton (11-24-09)
added 6 pts., 3 stls. vs. George Mason (12-2-09)
handed out 5 assts. w/ 5 pts., stl. vs. Providence (12-9-09)
hit 3-4 FGs, 1-1 3FGs for 7 pts., 2 assts. @ Towson (12-12-09)
tallied 8 pts. w/ 2-2 3FGs, 4 rebs., 3 assts. @ ECU (12-22-09)
scored 8 pts., 4 assts., 2 stls. @ St. Bonaventure (1-6-10)
scored 11 pts., 4-4 FTs, 2 assts. vs. Richmond (1-23-10)
added 11 pts., 4 rebs. vs. Duquesne (2-6-10)
suffered sprained left ankle @ Richmond, missed La Salle game (2-24-10)
scored 11 2nd-half pts. on 5-9 FGs vs. Charlotte (2-27-10)
High School: Averaged 17 points, six rebounds and five assists as a senior at Boyd Anderson High School under coach Eugene Richardson. Bynes was named the Big 8 Tournament MVP, All-County First Team, and All-State Third Team while graduating in the top 20 percent of his class. The Cobras posted a 25-3 record his senior season and were the top-ranked team in Florida's 6A division and rose as high as No. 14 in the ESPN Rise national poll. A solid mid-range shooter and explosive dunker, Bynes also is an accomplished track athlete who qualified for the Florida state track & field finals in the long jump... participant in Health & Wellness program where he was among the top 20 percent in his class.
Personal: Born Bryan Deon Bynes on November 3, 1990 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida ... son of Gregory and Sherry Bynes ... has one brother, Gregory, Jr., and three sisters, Scearia, Syterrial and Shamira.
|CAREER HIGHS (Through 2012-13 Season)|
|Points||16||vs. Charlotte (2/23/11)|
|Rebounds||8||vs. La Salle (1/5/11)|
|Assists||7||at Howard (1/2/11)|
|Blocks||1 (8x)||last at Duquesne (2/6/13)|
|Steals||6||vs. Navy (12/5/10)|
|Minutes||36||at UAB (12/27/10)|
|Field Goals Made||5 (4x)||last vs. Charlotte (2/23/11)|
|Field Goals Attempted||12 (2x)||last at UAB (12/27/10)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||4 (2x)||last at Duquesne (2/2/11)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||7||at Duquesne (2/2/11)|
|Free Throws Made||8||at Rhode Island (3/2/11)|
|Free Throws Attempted||9||at Rhode Island (3/2/11)|
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