1 Tyler Lewis
1 Tyler Lewis
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Statesville, N.C.
High School: Oak Hill Academy (Va.)
Previous College: North Carolina State
Position: G

* Transfer from North Carolina State; eligible in 2015-16

2013-14 (at North Carolina State):  Played in 36 games, including 18 as a starter...averaged 4.4 points, 3.8 assists and 1.3 rebounds, while helping North Carolina State to a 22-14 record and a berth in the NCAA Tournament...started the team's final 14 games...led the Wolfpack in assists (135) and free throw shooting (.744)...set a school single season record for assist/turnover ratio (3.55)...had 70 assists and just 15 turnovers against ACC opponents...scored a season-high 15 points against Appalachian State...had a career-high 11 assists and no turnovers at Virginia Tech...posted nine assists and a career-high eight rebounds against Campbell.

2012-13 (at North Carolina State):  Played in 34 games, including two as a starter...averaged 3.5 points, 1.4 assists and 1.1 rebounds...shot .859 from the free throw line...finished with 25 assists and just five turnovers in conference play...had a season-high six assists against Miami (Ohio) in his college debut...made his first collegiate start at Duke and finished with 13 points, six assists and just one turnover...scored a career-high 16 points against Miami (Fla.)...had 13 points off the bench against Virginia Tech.

Background:  Named to the McDonald's All-America Team following his senior season at Oak Hill Academy (Va.)...chosen as the 2012 Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year...captured the Powerade Jam Fest skills competition title...averaged 12.0 points, 7.9 assists and 2.4 rebounds, while leading Oak Hill Academy to a 44-0 record...named the MVP of the Les Schwab Invitational, after averaging 15.0 points and leading Oak Hill to the team title...had 11 points and six assists in the Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic all-star game...began his high school career at Forsyth Country Day School in North Carolina...finished as the school's all-time leader in scoring (1,927) and assists (685)...was runner-up for the 2011 Associated Press North Carolina Player of the Year...two-time North Carolina all-state performer...two-time PACIS Conference Player of the Year...two-time MaxPreps.com All-American...averaged 27.2 points, 7.4 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals in his final season at Forsyth...posted a 40-point performance at the Tournament of Champions while playing for Team Loaded...ranked No. 73 among high school prospects by ESPN's Dave Telep...ranked No. 54 overall and No. 7 among guards by Rivals.com.

Personal:  Son of Rick and Margaret Lewis...has one brother and one sister...born 5/14/93.