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Mario Edwards
Mario Edwards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Massillon, Ohio

High School:
Washington

Last College:
Chipola Junior College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
G


03/26/2010

Men's Basketball vs UNCA 3-4-10

Men's Basketball vs UNCA 3-4-10

03/24/2010

Men's Basketball vs VMI 3-2-10

Men's Basketball vs VMI 3-2-10

03/24/2010

Men's Basketball vs Winthrop 3-6-10

Men's Basketball vs Winthrop 3-6-10

03/22/2010

Men's Basketball vs UAB 3-16-2010

Men's Basketball vs UAB 3-16-2010

03/16/2010

2010 Postseason NIT vs. UAB (3-16-10)

Coastal participated in the postseason for the first time since 1993 against UAB (Photos courtesy of Nik Layman).

2008-09: Averaged 9.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game in 31 games played, including 15 starts... Shot 36.8 percent from three-point range and 37.9 percent from the field... Scored a career-high 28 points and hit a three-pointer as time expired to give the Chants a 100-97 win over VMI Feb. 14... Had 23 points on a perfect 8-for-8 shotting from the floor in a win over Virginia-Wise Dec. 14... Also had seven rebounds and three assists in the win over the Highland Cavaliers... Had a double-double with 11 points and 10 assists vs. Liberty Feb. 16... Pulled down eight rebounds at UNC Asheville Feb. 21... Scored 18 points, had eight rebounds and added four assists at Florida State Nov. 22... Hit two big three-pointers in the win over Western Illinois Nov. 28... Had 10 points, six rebounds and five assists against Presbyterian Dec. 3... Scored nine points and had seven rebounds in 44 minutes at Radford Feb. 9... Was 5-for-6 from the floor for 11 points in the win over Winthrop Jan. 24... In his first game as a Chantcleer uniform, scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds vs. Coker Nov. 15...

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Attended Chipola Junior College in Marianna, Fla., for two years... Helped the Indians to a 68-5 record in his two seasons... Was 37.4 percent from three-point range his sophomore season... Dished out 104 assists and had 30 steals... Helped Chipola to a second-place finish in the NJCAA National Championship his freshman season... Grabbed 154 rebounds in his two years for the Indians...

High School: Attended Washington High School in Massillon, Ohio, where he was third on the school's career scoring list... Helped the Tigers to the best record in school history (22-3) in 2005-06... Was a Second Team All-Ohio selection his senior season... Was a McDonald's All-American nominee... Played AAU basketball for LeBron James' King James Shooting Stars...

Personal: Full name: Mario P. Edwards... Son of Vernon Edwards and Karen Conley... Brother, Angelo, played college basketball at Ashland University... Is majoring in history at Coastal Carolina.