UCSD Men's Basketball BIO
22 Tyler Acevedo
AS A JUNIOR IN 2008-09: Appeared in a career-high 26 games last season… Shot 42.4% from the field and a team-high 43% from behind the three-point arc, hitting 24 of 56 attempts… Erupted for a career best 23 points on 8-of-11 shooting in UCSD’s 98-68 rout of Cal State Stanislaus on February 27… Hit 7-of-10 three-point attempts against the Warriors… In addition to points scored, he set career highs in field goals made, field goals attempted, three-pointers made, three-pointers attempted, and rebounds (4) in that game… Scored seven points in 13 minutes against Academy of Art on December 20… Hit all eight of his free-throws.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007-08: Played in seven games for the Tritons for a total of 11 minutes… Scored his only basket of the year against Sonoma State on February 9… Hit one of two at the free-throw line against Wayne State December 18.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2006-07: Appeared in 10 games for UCSD during the season... Played 10 minutes in his collegiate debut at San Diego State on November 15... Scored his first three collegiate points in the 62-52 victory over No. 4 Seattle Pacific on November 24, burying a 3-pointer in only four minutes of action... Recorded two assists in four minutes off the bench against Cal State Bakersfield on January 13... Had two steals along with one point and one rebound in nine minutes off the bench during the Triton’s season finale win over San Francisco State.
MOORPARK COLLEGE: Practiced, but did not play with the Moorpark College basketball team... Redshirted the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Agoura High School in Agoura Hills, Calif... Averaged 19.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game, while also leading the team in free-throw, field goal, and three-point field goal percentage as a senior... His team finished in third place in the league and was eliminated in the first round of the CIF playoffs... Played club basketball for the Branch West Basketball Academy for two seasons.
PERSONAL: Born December 18, 1986... Parents are Greg and Andi Acevedo... Has an older brother named Erik, who plays water polo at UC Davis... Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers… Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are his favorite athletes… Enjoys watching nearly all sports and reading about cars… Is a Communications major at Marshall College.
|City/State:||Agoura Hills, CA|
|High School:||Agoura HS|