23 Byron Pickens
23 Byron Pickens
Height: 6-7
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Senn
Previous College: Mineral Area CC
Position: Forward

In 2009-10 (Junior): Pickens appeared in all 32 games for the Golden Eagles, averaging 2.4 points in 13.1 minutes per game. He shot 38 percent from the field (31-81) recording 77 points on the season. He also contributed 16 steals and 13 blocks on defense, as well as 62 total rebounds. He spent a total of 418 mintues on the floor for Tech.

Mineral Area Community College: Byron averaged eight points, five rebounds and three assists at Mineral Area Community College…ranked 40th in the nation in blocked shots…earned all-conference honors.

High School: Byron was a three-sport athlete at Senn High School in Chicago, Ill…earned all-conference, conference MVP and all-state honors during his four-year career under coaches Brandon Moody and Tony Coaston…averaged 18 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks per game throughout his career…also earned two letters in volleyball as a middle hitter and three letters in cross country…was also on academic honor roll.

Personal: Full name is Byron Kelvin Pickens…son of Bruce and Sandra Pickens…born October 18, 1988…majoring in education.