Kelvin Gaines
Kelvin  Gaines
RS Junior

Ocala, FL

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 240



Mean Green Prepared For First C-USA Tournament

MBB: Look Back At 2013-14 Season - Mean Green Prepared For First C-USA Tournament


North Texas vs. Tulsa

MBB: March 6 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. Tulsa


North Texas vs. UTEP

MBB: March 2 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. UTEP


North Texas vs. East Carolina

MBB: February 15 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. East Carolina


North Texas vs. Old Dominion

MBB: February 13 Game Highlights - North Texas vs. Old Dominion

North Texas 2013-14
• Physical paint defender for North Texas.
• Season's best performance at Florida Atlantic featured six points on 3-of-4 shooting and four boards.
• Scored first bucket on a dunk at Marshall.
• Grabbed four rebounds on two occasions - at Marshall and at Florida Atlantic.
• Started six games and appeared in 19 contests.
• Returned to action for NT after a foot injury held him out 11 games.

• As a redshirt freshman in 2011-12, Gaines ranked third on the team with 23 blocks, and he tallied 17 more last season.
• Played in 39 games for the Bearcats over the last two years after taking a redshirt in 2010-11.
• Gaines will graduate from Cincinnati this summer, and is immediately eligible to play his final two seasons at North Texas.
• Tallied 39 blocks in just 276 career minutes for UC.

International Play
• Gaines' resume also includes international experience, as he toured Belgium, Germany and London as part of the Global Sports Academy team in 2011.
• Played a total of five games against international competition - two contests in Brussells, Belgium; and one each in Cologne, Germany; Dusseldorf, Germany; and Antwerp, Belgium - and averaged seven points and nine rebounds during the trip.

High School
• As a high school senior in 2009-10, Gaines transferred to Arlington Country Day in Jacksonville, Fla., where he led the Apaches to the FHSAA Class 2A finals and a record of 21-6.
• He ultimately chose Cincinnati over offers from UCONN, Georgia, Memphis, Oklahoma, and Miami (Fla.).
• As a junior, Gaines averaged 10.1 points, 9.9 rebounds and 6.2 blocks per game in 2008-09 playing for Heat Academy in Martinsville, Va.
• The Heat finished the season with a record of 50-8 and was ranked as high as No. 12 in the national prep school polls.

• With the offseason additions of Gaines and George Mason transfer Vertrail Vaughns, the Mean Green will have two graduates in its locker room for 2013-14.

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