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Connor Kern
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Connor Kern 1866672
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 186
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Pickerington, Ohio
High School: Pickerington Central
Experience: 1 Letter

2016-17 | Redshirt-Freshman
Played in all 32 games averaging 4.4 points and 2.2 rebounds ... Shot 45.8 percent from 3-point range and 42.4 percent from the field ... His 3-point field goal percentage of 45.8 percent ranked as the eighth-best in single season history ... Was 2-for-2 from 3-point range for six points off the bench in the season opener at North Dakota State (Nov. 11) ... Had career best 16 points and added four rebounds, three on offensive glass, in home opener against Central Baptist (Nov. 14) ... Posted five points, three rebounds and an assist at Georgetown (Nov. 17) ... Pulled in a career high seven rebounds in win at Army (Nov. 19) ... Had five points and three rebounds against Chattanooga (Nov. 20) ... Reached double figures with 10 points against Lehigh (Nov. 27) ... Posted five points and a rebound in win over Cleveland State (Nov. 30) ... Notched first career block and had 11 points in second half of win at Central Arkansas (Dec. 16) ... Went 3-for-3 beyond the arc for nine points at Minnesota (Dec. 23) ... Collected 11 points and five rebounds at Appalachian State (Jan. 9), his most in a conference game ... Went career best 4-for-5 beyond the arc for 12 points and had team high five rebounds in road win at ULM (Jan. 28) ... Finished with eight points, five rebounds and assist in win at Louisiana (Jan. 30) ... Knocked down four 3-pointers and finished with 12 points in win against Georgia State (Feb. 27). 

2015-16 | Freshman
Played in eight of the first 11 games before missing the final 20 games due to injury ... Finished with 26 points on 38.5 percent (10-26) shooting in the eight games played ... Was 6-for-20 (.300) from 3-point range ... Posted career-high of eight points against Jackson State (Nov. 22) ... Had six rebounds, two assists and three steals in 85 minutes. 

2014-15 | Medical Redshirt

High School
Attained special mention Associated Press Division I All-Ohio, All-Ohio Capital Conference First Team, all-district first team, and team Most Valuable Player honors as a senior at Pickerington (Ohio) Central High ... Prepped by Jerry Francis and Eric Krueger ... Graduated in 2014 ... Finished career as school's second all-time leading scorer ... Averaged 20.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 5.0 steals, and 1.5 blocked shots a game in senior campaign as team registered a 20-6 overall mark ... Connected on 60 percent of his shots from the floor in 2013-14 season, which included 45 percent from beyond the three-point line ... Three-year team captain ... Nominated to play in 2014 McDonald's All-American Games ... Earned second-team all-conference, honorable mention all-district, and 2012-13 team's Most Reliable Award in junior year ... Named to Columbus Dispatch All-Metro Team as a junior ... Compiled per game averages of 16.1 points (419 pts.), 4.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 3.0 steals, and 1.2 blocked shots in 2012-13 junior year as team posted an 18-8 record ... Made 55 percent of field goal attempts and 39 percent in three pointers as a junior ... Scored an average of 12.0 points (336 pts.) with 3.0 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 1.8 steals in 2011-12 sophomore year as team notched a 26-2 overall record while winning state, regional, district, and conference championship titles ... Recognized as an Ohio Capital Conference Scholar-Athlete ... Helped lead the Tigers to back-to-back (2012-13 and 2013-14) conference, district, and regional runner-up finishes ... Recorded 5.1 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 2.0 assists as a freshman in 2010-11 ... Played baseball in 2010 season ... Two-year (2013-14) National Honor Society member ... Member of Club Hope (2013).  

Son of Kris Kern and Tracey Middendorf of Pickerington, Ohio ... His father is a coach ... Competed three years in AAU basketball for All-Ohio Red Team ... Played for Team Ohio in summer 2014 Italy Tour ... Majoring in early childhood education.   

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