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    Hector Hernandez
    Hector Hernandez

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chihuahua, Mexico

    High School:
    Abraham Lincoln (Colo.)

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 225

    Position:
    F

    Major:
    Criminology

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    Accolades

  • 2007 WAC All-Academic
  • Three-time Fresno State Scholar-Athlete
  • Three-time WAC Scholar-Athlete

    2006-07:Appeared in 31 games, starting 30 ... averaged 28.6 minutes per game with 11.2 points per game, third best on the team ... brought down a total of 161 total rebounds ... had one of the best three-point shooting percentages (.409) on the team connecting on 76-of-186 ... posted a season and career-high 31 points connecting on 8-of-9 behind the arc against Cal Poly December 23 ... had 23 points connecting on 9-of-13 field goals while also grabbing 12 rebounds in a game at Oregon State December 2 ... managed two double-doubles ... scored 11 points, 10 rebounds in a game versus Boise State March 8 ... scored 21 points, connecting on 7-11 from three-point land, in the first-round of the NIT Tournament at Georgia Bulldogs March 3.

    2005-06: Had a career night versus San Jose State in which he posted personal-bests in points (25), field goals (10), field goal attempts (20), 3-pointers (5), 3-point attempts (12) and blocks (4) while tying in assists (2) ... in last 18 games, had eight double figure performances and averaged 10.4 points and 5.7 rebounds per game ... recorded a career-high four steals versus Idaho ... was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line for a new career high at Louisiana Tech ... pulled down season-high six offensive rebounds at Hawai'i ... recorded a career-high nine rebounds versus Boise State and UH ... picked up his first career double figure scoring game against San Diego ... played in a career-best 44 minutes versus Utah State ... in his 35th career game played (vs. CS Northridge), recorded his 100th career board ... tied SMC record for steals (4) versus Idaho ... had nine double figure scoring games, including one 20-point performance ... reached the 300-career point plateau at Boise State ... reached the 200-career rebound plateau versus San Jose State ... in the final overall WAC stats, ranked No. 6 in offensive rebounds (2.39), No. 8 in blocked shots (1.07) and No. 12 in rebounding (5.5) ... in the final WAC only games, ranked No. 5 in offensive rebounds (2.56), No. 10 in blocks (1.06) and No. 13 in rebounding (5.9) ... named team's Most Inspirational ... played and started all 28 games.

    2004-05: Played in all 30 games, starting four ... mostly a reserve player, came off the bench to score double-figures, twice (10 vs. USC; 11 vs. UTEP) , while averaging 4.2 points per game ... played at least 10 minutes in the first 12 games ... had a season-high game at UTEP with 11 points in front of nearly 150 friends and family members who drove up from Chihuahua, Mexico ... at that game, nearly 20 members of the Mexican media surrounded Hernandez after the game ... went to the free throw line just seven times and made four of them ... had season-high seven rebounds against San Jose State and Grand Canyon ... hit 32% of his shots from three-point land (22-69).

    Abraham Lincoln High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner ... ranked by many recruiting publications as one of the nation's top 50 high school players ... averaged 23.3 points, 12.3 rebounds and 3.4 blocks his junior campaign ... entered his senior year at Lincoln HS an honorable mention All-American by Street and Smith's ... finished up his senior year averaging 20.5 points and 12 rebounds ... all-state and all-area.

    Personal: Born June 15, 1985 ... parents are Alejandrina and Hector Hernandez ... has a younger brother, Angel, and an older sister, Alejandrina ... is a native of Chihuahua, Mexico, who moved to Denver prior to his sophomore year of high school ... played for the Mexican National Team ... lists his favorite athlete as Eduardo Najera because he was the first Mexican player in the NBA ... hobbies include weight lifting and video games ... admires his father the most ... recruited by San Diego State, New Mexico, UTEP, among others.

    Fresno State Career Statistics

    Year	GP-GS	Min	FG-A	PCT	3FG-A	PCT	FT-A	PCT	REB	AVG	PF-FO	A	TO 	BLK	ST	TP	AVG
    2004-05	30-4	14.0	50-127	.394	22-69	.319	4-7	.571	85	2.8	46-1	7	22	5	10	126	4.2
    2005-06	28-28	29.7	98-258	.436	32-91	.352	22-37	.595	153	5.5	64-0	19	21	30	18	250	8.9
    2006-07	31-30	28.6	124-274	.453	76-186	.409	22-32	.688	161	5.2	69-0	25	25	17	14	346	11.2
    Total	89-62	24.6	272-626	.434	130-346	.375	48-76	.631	399	4.4	179-1	51	68	52	42	722	8.1
    
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