13 - Gabor Boros
Gabor Boros
Height: 6-4
Weight: 198
Year: Senior
Hometown: Debrecen, Hungary
Previous College: Eastern Arizona College
Position: Wing
Battled a nagging back injury throughout the season last year, limiting his effectiveness on the floor... still turned in a solid first year in the program... with his back fully healed, he is expected to take a more substantial role on the team... has a solid outside shot... a heady player... a natural wing, but can also provide a spark at shooting guard. 2007-08: Played in 26 games... started 10 times... averaged 12.8 minutes per game... averaged 4.2 points per game... ranked second on the team in hitting 37.2 percent of his three-point field goal attempts... ranked third on the Spartans with 29 three-pointers... hit 75 percent of his free throw attempts... reached double figures five times... posted 12 points with four assists in the win over Brevard (Dec. 6)... totaled 11 points and three rebounds against Bluefield (Dec. 15)... had 11 points at Duquesne (Dec. 30)... scored 10 points against Belmont (Feb. 16)... had 10 points, three rebounds and two assists against ETSU (March 1)... an A-Sun All-Academic team selection. Eastern Arizona: Started for two seasons at EAU... averaged 12 points, five assists and four rebounds... a Third Team All-Conference selection last year... named the 2006 Student-Athlete of the Year... a Distinguished Academic All-American... led the conference in three-point shooting and ranked among the nation's leaders as a freshman. High School/Club: Played basketball at Toth Arpad High School in Hungary... named the Student-Athlete of the Year as a senior... won the national high school championship as a senior. Personal: Born on Oct. 8, 1982 in Debrecen, Hungary... son of Gabor Boros and Katalin Nyako... has two sisters, Gabriella and Georgina... a political science major... hobbies include reading, sports and watching movies... favorite food is Hungarian food... favorite movie is "Cinderella Man"... likes watching Paul Giamatti movies... favorite season is summer... favorite book is "This Above All" by Eric Knight... admires his parents the most... his father played professional basketball in Europe... his mom participated in track & field on the club level in Hungary... his sister, Gabriella, played basketball at Missouri Baptist University, while Georgina is a member of the Kansas Wesleyan women's basketball team.
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