Missouri State junior earns MVC honors after record-setting performance at UNI
Players Postgame Press Conference - Bears vs. Indiana State
Players Postgame Press Conference - Bears vs. Cameron
Players Postgame Press Conference - Bears vs. Hampton
A prolific scorer and versatile guard, Mvouika (pronounced muh-VWEEK-uh) has the ability to help the Bears inside and outside with his rebounding skills and ability to score in a variety of ways.
Sheridan (Wyo.) College: Averaged 19.3 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists as a sophomore at Sheridan (Wyo.) College ... Earned NJCAA All-Region IX first-team honors in 2012-13 and helped lead coach Steve Smiley's squad to a 24-7 overall record and share of the Region IX North title ... He led the region in scoring and was second regionally in rebounding while shooting 48.2 percent from the field, 38.6 percent (54-for-140) from 3-point range and 72.0 percent from the stripe ... As a freshman at Sheridan, he tallied 9.4 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game in 31 appearances for a 25-7 squad ... Also started 12 games, knocked down 32 3-pointers and snagged 26 steals while shooting 52 percent from the floor and 44 percent from long range his freshman year ... Scored 17 points with 7 rebounds and 3 assists in Region IX Tournament as a rookie.
High School: Finished his high school eligibility at Huntington (W.Va.) Prep for Coach Rob Fulford where he started at point guard his senior season for the Express ... The native of Paris, France also played at the Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain during his first three high school years where he averaged a team-high 25 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists per game for a team that won the national championship.
Personal: Ron Mvouika was born 11/3/91 in Versailles, France ... Son of Bokungu Jeanne Mvouika of Paris, France ... Has four brothers -- Floris, Madila, Rolly and Jean Jeremie ... Majoring in Communications.