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#12 Tyshwan Edmondson
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
City/State: Hopkinsville, Ky.
Other College: Midland (Texas) College
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Looking ahead to 2011-12: Again expected to challenge for postseason honors after earning first-team All-OVC in first Governors season...league's second-leading scorer again expected to provide Govs offensive versatility...owns dynamic ability to score in multiple ways, including ability to use his left hand...can knock down both mid- and long-range jump shots...also has ability to get to rim...good ball handler and capable passer...could gain more opportunities as possible point-guard option when newcomer Jerome Clyburn is off floor... has ability to push basketball with creative ability...considered to have solid ball-handling skills... athletic performer who owns great length and wingspan on defensive end...also has great anticipation...spent part of early offseason rehabbing from torn posterior cruciate ligament...was cleared to return to basketball activities prior to school's end...former St. John's signee came to APSU in 2010-11 from Midland (Texas) College, making his basketball journey nearly 4,000 miles to return home.

As a junior in 2010-12: Scored double figures in 27 of 33 games...tallied 20 or more points in 13 outings, including a pair of 33-point outings...scored in double figures first 16 games of Governors career...led Govs in scoring 16 times, including seven times in eight-game stretch...led Govs in rebounding six times...paced Govs in assists four times and in steals on 14 occasions...opened season coming off bench first four games...in season opener at St. Louis, provided major lift off bench, scoring 17 points, including 10 in second half...also had six second-half rebounds and went 4-5 at FT line, including game-winning free throws in final seconds...named OVC co-Newcomer of Week for his play with teammate Josh Terry...came off the bench to score 14 and grab 6 boards at Chattanooga in second road win...scored 21 points on 8-12 shooting to go with three steals at Lipscomb...scored game-high 19 points and led Govs with five rebounds at SIU...first career start came against Purdue, replacing injured Josh Terry...made it three straight games as scoring leader, knocking down 16 points on 8-15 FGs...tallied 14 points to go with career-best five steals and six rebounds in second start against Charleston Southern...exploded for 25 points on 10-of-21 shooting against Oakland...knocked down three pointer at halftime buzzer to give APSU lead and then a second one to tie the game with 1:40 left in regulation...named to Chicago Invitational Challenge All-Tourney team as well as OVC Newcomer of Week for his efforts...scored 14 points in OVC opener against Southeast Missouri...tallied career-best 33 points, including 6-10 3FG and 6-6 FT at Eastern Illinois...also had 10 rebounds for his first career double-double...scored 13 of Govs' final 19 points in regulation....named both OVC Player and Newcomer of Week for efforts against SEMO and EIU...poured in 21 points with 8 rebounds and 4 assists versus Lipscomb in home loss...was Govs' rebound leader for second straight game...had 20 points in just 23 minutes on 8-13 FG against Fontbonne...named OVC Newcomer of the Week for third straight week for his work against Lipscomb and Fontbonne...scored 22 points, including 16 in the second half, at Memphis, as part of a 22 point, 10-rebound double-double.... marked his third-straight 20-point outing...scored 12 points against Eastern Kentucky in OVC home opener...scored 22 points against Morehead State and delivered pass to Josh Terry for game-winning bucket in final second of overtime...opened New Year with 23 points against Chattanooga for third-straight 20-point game...also had four steals in game...held to single digits for first time against Murray State, scoring just six points...then held to only 12 at UT Martin...bounced back in big way against Tennessee State...matched career-high with 33 points in overtime loss at TSU, including seven three pointers...played only 25 minutes against Tennessee Tech due to early foul trouble, but scored 25 points off 4-8 3FGs...posted third-straight game with 20 or more points with 23 against JSU...also had five rebounds...went consecutive games at Eastern Kentucky and Morehead State with breaking into double figures, making just four field goals on Death Valley swing...returned to double-digits with 16 points against UT Martin to go with four rebounds and two assists...then went two more games scoring in single digits before scoring 13 points and grabbing a team-high eight rebounds vs. Tennessee State...that started six-game stretch of double figures...had 14 points and four assists at Jacksonville State...enjoyed best game since late January when he scored 29 points at Fairfield, knocking down 10-18 FGs (4-7 3FGs), Feb. 19...collected season's third double-double with 13 points and a career-high 11 rebounds in home win against Eastern Illinois...also made it two straight games with a trio of steals...chalked up 17 points against Southeast Missouri in regular-season finale...suffered torn posterior cruciate ligament against Southeast Missouri, but still managed 13 points...attempted to play against Morehead State in OVC tourney semifinals, but scored only five points in 19 minutes...knee injury kept him out of game against Boise State in CBI.

In junior college: Played his sophomore season at Midland (Texas) College, helping lead Chaps to a 29-3 record.

As freshman at St. John's: Appeared in 26 games as freshman, averaging 1.7 points and 1.0 rebound in 10 minutes of action per contest.

In high school: As prep senior for Randy McCoy at University Heights Academy, Edmondson was a first-team All-State selection by the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Kentucky Herald Leader, and a second-team honoree by to the Associated Press...playing alongside Scotty Hopson, former Tennessee star, averaged 18.4 points, 6.7 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.7 steals per game...helped key Blazers to a 30-5 record in 2007-08, leading UHA to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) District 8 and Region 2 championship, before reaching the KHSAA Sweet Sixteen in the large school state tournament...that came after University Heights captured the Kentucky All "A" Tournament where Edmondson was named tourney most valuable player...After senior prep season, was selected to participate in the Kentucky-Ohio All-Star game, where he won the dunk contest and scored 14 points for his home state's squad.

Personal: Business administration: management major...born in South Bend, Ind....son of Renita and Leonard Maysonet ... has one brother, Semaj Edmondson (20)...born Sept. 28, 1989...age 22.

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