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    Melvin Goins 2    
     
      Melvin Goins
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Christian Life Center Academy

Last College:
Mount San Jacinto [Calif.] College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
G

CAREER SEASON AVERAGES
Season GP-GS Min/Gm FG % 3-Pt % FT % RPG APG TO BPG SPG PPG
2010-11 33-33 27.2 .376 .300 .779 3.1 2.8 1.8 0.1 1.7 7.9
2009-10 31-4 16.0 .387 .327 .635 1.9 1.8 1.1 -- 1.0 5.3
TOTAL 64-37 21.8 .380 .310 .728 2.5 2.3 1.5 0.0 1.4 6.7
CAREER SEASON TOTALS
Season GP-GS Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A Off Def Rebs PF-FO Asst TO Blk Stl Points
2010-11 33-33 899 82-218 24-80 74-95 34 68 102 60-1 93 61 2 57 262
2009-10 31-4 496 58-150 16-49 33-52 10 49 59 56-0 57 35 -- 32 165
TOTAL 64-37 1,395 140-368 40-129 107-147 44 117 161 116-1 150 96 2 89 427

2010-11 - Senior

Named to the SEC Community Service Team ... Led the SEC in steals (1.8 spg) and averaged a team-best 2.8 assists per game ... Totaled multiple steals in nine of Tennessee's last 12 games and also had at least three assists in six of UT's last nine contests ... Started all 33 games in which he appeared, averaging 7.9 points and 3.1 rebounds in 27.2 minutes per game ... Shot a team-best .779 from the free-throw line (.800 in SEC play) ... Led the Vols in steals 20 times, assists 13 times and scoring three times ... Scored 10 or more points 11 times ... Scored 11 of his 15 points in the second half while leading UT to a win at 18th-ranked Vanderbilt (2/22/11); he also logged three steals in the victory ... Goins totaled five points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals in the home win over South Carolina (2/16/11) ... Was UT's top performer at 18th-ranked Kentucky (2/8/11), totaling 16 points, five rebounds and two steals ... Also was UT's best performer at eighth-ranked UConn (1/22/11), totaling 15 points, six rebounds, five assists and two steals ... Played a career-high 35 minutes vs. Florida (1/11/11), tying a career-high with six assists ... Went 4-for-4 from 3-point range en route to 15 points in UT's win over Memphis (1/5/11) ... Had one of his best games as a Vol in leading UT to a win vs. No. 3 Pittsburgh (12/11/10), scoring a career-high 19 points, pulling down five rebounds and making 10 of 12 attempts from the free-throw line ... With backup point guard Trae Golden out with the flu against seventh-ranked Villanova (11/26/10) in the NIT Season Tip-Off championship game, Goins played a career-high 28 minutes and had four steals and four assists in the win ... Tied or set then-career-highs for minutes (22), free throws made (6) and free throw attempted (7) while totaling 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and four steals in UT's season-opening win over Chattanooga (11/12/10) ... Less than two weeks after exhausting his basketball eligibility, he was suiting up with the Tennessee football team for spring practice, attempting to join the team as a defensive back.

2009-10 - Junior

First-year Vol ranked third on the team in 3-point shooting (.327) and assists (1.8 apg) while seeing action in 31 games with four starts at point guard ... Was the first Vol off the bench in 18 games ... Averaged 5.3 points in 16.0 minutes per game and increased his scoring average to 7.0 ppg in the NCAA Tournament ... Played a season-high-tying 22 minutes in UT's historic win over fifth-ranked Ohio State in the Sweet Sixteen (3/26/10) ... Set season-highs for scoring (15) and 3-pointers made (4) while leading UT to a win over San Diego State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/18/10) ... Came off the bench to score a then-season-high 14 points at Kentucky (2/13/10) ... Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds while adding five points in the win at LSU (2/4/10) ... Scored all eight of his points in the second half during the Vols' win at Memphis (12/31/09) ... Had 10 points and five assists with no turnovers in 17 minutes of action during UT's win over East Carolina in the opening round of the Paradise Jam (11/20/09) ... Recorded five steals, five assists and no turnovers against UNC Asheville (11/17/09) ... Underwent arthroscopic surgery to his right knee Oct. 6 and returned to full speed in time to play in both of UT's exhibition games.

2008-09 - Sophomore (Mt. San Jacinto Junior College)

Led the MSJC Eagles to the Southern California Regional Final and was named the 2009 Foothill Conference MVP ... In 28 games played, he averaged 17.2 points, 4.9 assists and 2.0 steals ... Shot 40 percent from the floor, 32.7 percent from 3-point range and 71.6 percent from the free-throw line.

2007-08 - Freshman (Ball State)

Named to the MAC All-Freshman Team ... Played in 30 games with 26 starts and averaged 28.6 minutes per game ... Led the Cardinals in assists per game (2.3)?and steals per game (1.7) while ranking second on the team with a 77.8 free-throw percentage ... Also averaged 8.0 points and 3.0 rebounds.

High School

Starred at Christian Life Center Academy in Humble, Texas, where he averaged 18 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals as a senior in 2007 while leading the Cougars to a 42-8 record and being named a McDonald's All-America nominee ... Played AAU ball for the Dallas Mustangs.

Personal

Last name pronounced: GO-ins ... Born Dec. 14, 1987, in San Diego, Calif. ... Full Name: Melvin Lamont Goins II ... Son of Melvin Goins and Janice Chavis ... Academic major: Sociology ... Recipient of the Holland Family Athletic Scholarship.

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