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#34 Justin Blevins
Position: Forward/Center
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 255
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marion, Mich.
High School: Marion HS
Justin Blevins
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Release: 09/13/2006

Stalwart on the blocks who anchors the front line ... has started more than half of CMU’s games each of the last two years ... will compete for a starting job again this season ... one of the most cerebral players on the team ... understands how to use scoring angles ... looking for increased rebounding production ... strongest player on the team. 

COLLEGE

2006-07:  Played in 30 games while making 17 starts ... averaged 5.1 points and 3.3 rebounds per game ... in MAC play, averaged 4.7 points and 3.0 rebounds per game ... shot .479 from the floor, top mark on the team among regulars ... ranked second on the squad with 11 blocked shots ... scored in double figures four times ... notched a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds against eventual MAC regular season champion Toledo (1/9/07) ... tied a career high with 14 points against San Diego (12/2/06) ... led the team in rebounding during five games ... blocked a career-high four shots against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (11/29/06) ... missed the Akron game with an illness (2/7/07). 

2005-06:  Played in all 28 games with 24 starts ... averaged 5.8 points and 3.6 rebounds per game ... in MAC play, averaged 6.1 points and 3.8 rebounds ... shot a team-high .500 (67-for-134) from the floor ... ranked ninth in the MAC overall with 0.82 blocks per game and fifth during conference action with 1.06 per game ... led CMU in rebounding twice ... scored in double figures four times on the year — consecutive games versus Northern Illinois (1/26/06), versus Western Michigan (1/29/06), at Eastern Michigan (2/1/06), and at Toledo (2/4/06) ... had a career-high five steals against Ball State (2/15/06) ... 14 points at Toledo tied a career high set against the Rockets as a freshman ... scored at least five points in the last 12 games of the year ... grabbed a season-high nine rebounds versus Northern Illinois (1/26/06). 

2004-05:  Played in 26 games while starting four contests ... averaged 1.6 points and 1.5 rebounds in 9.6 minutes per game ... made first career start at Vanderbilt (12/20/04) and then started the following three games ... posted 10 points and a career-high eight rebounds in a start against Loyola-Chicago (12/29/04) while going 5-for-6 from the floor ... tallied a career-high 14 points against Toledo (2/6/05) ... shot 50 percent from the floor ... led the team in rebounding in one game (Loyola-Chicago) ... had 22 offensive rebounds to 18 defensive ... blocked three shots and tallied five steals.  2003-04:  Redshirted. 

HIGH SCHOOL — Selected first team Class C all-state by Detroit Free Press and second team by Detroit News and Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan in 2003 ... ranked No. 36 by Detroit Free Press and among “other seniors to watch” by Detroit News prior to senior season ... captain of the Cadillac News all-area team as a senior ... averaged 17.5 points, 13.0 rebounds, and 6.0 blocks as a senior and 12.5 points, 10 rebounds, and 5.0 assists as a junior ... selected fifth team Class C all-state by Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan and honorable mention by Detroit Free Press in 2002 ... three-year varsity starter ... started on the varsity as a sophomore and scored 12 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and tallied six blocks in a state final loss to Covert after posting nine points and 10 rebounds in semifinal win over Bark River-Harris ... member of the National Honor Society ... posted the highest male GPA in graduating class ... high school coach was Dale Eising and AAU coach Norm Oden. 

PERSONAL — Born Justin Duane Blevins on October 13, 1985, in Cadillac, Michigan ... nicknames are Blevs and JB ... parents are James Blevins and Sandy Blevins ... majoring in accounting and minoring in finance ... lists Tiger Woods as sports hero and God as nonsports hero ... lists going to the state finals as greatest moment in athletics ... wears a size 17 shoe ... enjoys playing video games, the guitar, and golfing.