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Gary named FMU hoops MVP
Evrik All-PBC
Evrik Gary
FLORENCE -- For the second time in as many years, Camden’s Evrik Gary, was the recipient of the Howard Stokes Most Valuable Player Award at Francis Marion University.The 6-foot-3 junior received the honor at the school’s 43rd annual Athletic Banquet.Gary led the Patriots in scoring and rebounding with averages of 18.2 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. He connected on 43.2 percent of his field goal attempts, including 35.2 percent from beyond the three-point arc, and 86.9 percent of his free throws, while also leading FMU with 49 steals. He averaged a team-high 30.8 minutes per game and registered more assists than turnovers (64/42) and shared the team lead with eight blocked shots.A three-year starter, Gary is already 13th on the Patriot career scoring list with 1,228 points.In the classroom, Gary was a 2012 selection to the Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll and has been named to the FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll five times.An All-State selection and a South Carolina High School League Scholar Athlete at Camden High School, Gary helped lead the Bulldogs to the 2009 AAA state basketball championship.