Missouri State men's basketball players Marcus Marshall, Christian Kirk and Camyn Boone speak to the media following the Bears' season-opening 64-53 victory at JQH Arena on Friday, Nov. 14, over the Eastern Illinois Panthers.
Bears All-Access interviews junior newcomers to the men's basketball program Camyn Boone and Loomis Gerring to find out more about the duo
2014-15 Tied for 7th in the MVC in total rebounding (5.4), while ranking 3rd in FG Pct. (.571), 8th in blocks (0.8), 6th in offensive rebounds (2.0) ... Also ranked 2nd in the Valley in conference-game FG percentage (.602) ... Was MSU’s top rebounder (168) while shooting a team-best .571 from the field with club-high 15 dunks ... Started final 30 games of the season as a junior and averaged 9.5 points per game in league games ... Led Bears in rebounding 13 times and scored in double-figures 12 games ... Matched season-high with 32 minutes to go with 11 points and 8 rebounds in MVC Tournament loss to SIU (3/5/15) in season finale ... Went 4-for-8 from the field with 7 boards in 32-minute assignment at Loyola (2/28/15) ... Registerd first career double-double with 12 points and season-best 10 boards at Drake (2/22/15) on 5-of-7 from the field with a dunk ... Scored 14 points and had 6 boards -- both team highs -- vs. No. 13 UNI (2/15/15) ... Posted season-high 21 points on 9-of-14 shooting with 7 rebounds at Evansville (2/10/15) ... Went 3-for-4 from the field with 3 rebounds at No. 16 Wichita State (2/7/15) on ESPN2 ... Notched third double-figure scoring game in four outings with 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting with game-high 7 boards against Loyola (2/4/1) ... Went 4-for-7 from the field for 9 points with a block in win over SIU (1/31/15) ... Scored team-high 13 points on 4-of-6 shooting at Illinois State (1/28/15) ... Scored 14 points on 5-for-8 shooting with a dunk at Bradley (1/24/15) ... Posted 6 points and 4 boards against No. 14 Wichita State (1/21/15) ... Scored 9 points with 5 rebounds and 2 blocks at UNI (1/18/15) ... Posted 8 points with a 6-for-8 effort at the line against Illinois State (1/11/15) at JQH Arena ... Posted game-high 8 boards and 12 points in home win over Drake (1/3/15), making 5-of-7 shots ... Notched 8 points and team-high 8 rebounds in road win at Southern Illinois (12/31/14) with 3-of-3 from the field ... Tallied 4 rebounds and 6 points on 3-of-5 shooting in win over Oral Roberts (12/22/14) with a key late-game dunk ... Pulled down team-high 7 rebounds while scoring 11 points in 28-minutes against Eastern Michigan (12/20/14) ... Opened the game with a dunk and snagged team-high 7 rebounds at Tulsa (12/17/14) ... Tallied game-high 9 rebounds with 2 blocks in win at SEMO (12/13/14) ... Averaged 11.7 points and 5.3 rebounds in Great Alaska Shootout ... Scored team-high 19 points before fouling out of OT loss to Washington State (11/29/14) on 7-of-9 shooting with a dunk and 4 rebounds ... Notched 14 points in win over Alaska-Anchorage (11/28/14) on 5-of-7 shooting with 9 boards ... Narrowly missed a double-double in win over Avila (11/19/14) with 10 points and 9 rebounds to go with a 5-for-6 shooting day and 6 offensive boards ... Secured game-high 9 rebounds in 26-minute reserve appearance against Eastern Illinois (11/14/14) to go with 4 points.
Mesa Community College Led Mesa (Ariz.) Community College in 2013-14 with 16.5 points and 8.8 rebounds per game while converting 62.4 percent of his shots and 70 percent of his free throws ... He started all 31 games and helped lead coach Sam Ballard's Thunderbirds to a 26-5 overall record and a trip to the NJCAA Region I championship game ... Team was 20-2 in conference play ... Earned team's outstanding player honor after claiming Arizona Community College Athletic Conference all-region and all-conference honors ... Also named co-MVP of the NJCAA Region 1 playoffs ... Posted 33 points against William Penn (11/13/13) and 14 rebounds twice ... Earned ACCAC player of the week laurels once.
Grand Canyon University Played his freshman season for coach Russ Pennell at upstart Grand Canyon University where he was part of a 23-8 campaign and NCAA Division II Tournament appearance in 2012-13 ... Played in 27 games and finished second on the squad in blocked shots (13) while contributing 1.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 7.3 minutes per appearance.
High School A native of Seattle, he attended Mountain View High School in Mesa, Ariz., where he led coach Gary Ernst's Toros to a 21-8 season and state quarterfinal appearance as a senior ... Earned Mesa All-City Player of the Year laurels after averaging 19.8 points and 8.3 rebounds in 2011-12 ... Also named to Mesa Tribune first team, All-Arizona Division I second team by Arizona Republic, ESPNHS Gatorade State Player of the Year runner-up, Ranked by ArizonaVarsity.com as the No. 6 prep player in the state his senior campaign ... Team was 27-3 and Arizona 5A champions his junior year (2010-11) ... Earned state championship game MVP honors ... Converted 72.3 percent of his field goals for the season ... Earned Arizona Tribune second-team all-state honors as well as AIA all-region, and Arizona Central all-state honorable mention honors as a junior ... Made Arizona top sophomores to watch list in 2010 after earning honorable-mention all-state ... Finished his career with a school-record 67.0 percent field goal percentage ... Named top center at the Adidas Phenom Top 150 camp in 2008.
Personal Camyn Scott Boone was born 5/3/94 in Edmonds, Wash. ... Son of Shireen Boone of Mesa ... Majoring in Accounting ... Chose Missouri State over UTSA, Portland State and Utah Valley.