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3 Steven Kaspar

In second year as team co-captain in 2014-15 ... enters the year as the Patriot League's top returning assist man ... assumed the reins as Bucknell’s starting point guard late in sophomore season and has been the team's primary ballhandler ever since ... creative player with a good feel for the game ... typically a pass-first point guard, but can also get to the basket himself and had some big scoring nights last year ... has excellent size and vision for a point guard ... has some flash to his game and is very capable of making the highlight-reel play ... much-improved defender and rebounder ... enters senior year with 99 career appearances, the most among all returning Bison ... has yet to miss a game ... has 292 career assists and needs just 16 to break into Bucknell's career top-10.

Team co-captain and starting point guard ... played in all 30 games with 26 starts ... averaged 6.5 ppg, 4.6 apg and 4.2 rpg ... shot 40.8 FG%, 22.2 3FG% and 58.1 FT% ... ranked third in the Patriot League in assists and fourth in assist/TO ratio (2.0) ... had a scintillating performance on opening night at Stanford with 12 pts., 9 asst., 7 reb. (all career highs at that time) ... scored or set up 13 of Bucknell’s last 15 pts. in a close game vs. the Cardinal ... was outstanding again in game No. 2 at Penn State, more than doubling his career high with 25 pts. (9-13 FG, 1-1 3FG, 6-10 FT) ... scored 20 of 25 pts. in 2nd half in 90-80 win at PSU ... tallied 6 pts., 6 reb., 6 asst. at St. John’s ... 11 pts., 6 reb., 9 asst. in win at Albany ... led team with 13 pts. at Marist ... tallied 14 pts., 7 asst. vs. Fairfield ... in home win over Colgate had 7 asst., career-high 10 reb. ... tallied 6 asst., 8 reb. in win at Lafayette ... big game at Navy with 12 pts. (5-7 FG), 7 reb., 3 stl. and career-high 10 asst. ... keyed home win over Loyola with 8 asst. and a key blk. and stl. in final 2 min. ... came off bench for first time all season at Colgate and recorded 10 pts., 4 reb., 5 asst., 2 stl. in 23 min. ... returned to starting lineup in home win over Navy and had great game with 10 asst., 9 reb., 4 stl. ... strong game in home win over Lehigh with 8 pts., 5 reb., 4 asst.

Came off bench in first 27G before joining starting lineup in home win over Holy Cross ... started final 7G and played in all 34 ... averaged 2.4 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 2.1 apg ... tallied 73 assists with only 39 turnovers ... shot 44.0 FG% ... had 3 pts., 2 reb. in 12 min. in win at Purdue ... scored career-high 11 pts. (4-6 FG) with 3 asst. in win at Niagara ... made three big plays late in the win at Cornell, hitting a 3FG, a driving layup and assisting on a Bryson Johnson 3FG in Bucknell’s game-clinching run ... dished 3 asst. at Missouri ... played well vs. Army with 5 pts. (2-2 FG, 1-1 3FG), 2 asst. ... grabbed career-high 7 reb. vs. Lafayette ... dished 6 asst. with 0 TOs at Holy Cross ... hit a clutch jumper with 1:20 left in a 1-pt. win at American ... tied career high with 7 asst. in win at Lehigh ... in first start vs. Holy Cross had 2 pts., 5 reb., 3 asst. ... ended regular season with big game at Navy with 8 pts. (4-6 FG), 4 asst., 2 stl. ... added 7 pts. (3-6 FG) in PL Tourney win over Navy ... made big impact in final minutes of PL semifinal win over Army ... drew 5th foul on Army star Ella Ellis, then made 2 FTs with 1:14 left to stretch lead to 7, then came up with a steal at the other end ... also played well in PL final vs. Lafayette, recording 5 asst. while playing strong defense on First Team All-PL guard Tony Johnson ... in NCAA Tournament game vs. Butler had 6 pts., 6 reb., 6 asst.

Played in all 35 games with five starts as a rookie point guard ... averaged 2.3 ppg and 2.3 apg ... 80 assists ranked second on the team and 10th in the Patriot League, despite playing just 16.5 mpg ... led the team and ranked 14th in the PL in steals with 28 ... shot 35.2 FG%, 23.3 3FG%, 30.0 FT% ... made collegiate debut on opening night at Minnesota, playing 3 min. off bench at point guard ... then played 16 min. at Vanderbilt and had 5 pts. (2-3 FG, 1-1 3FG), 1 asst., 2 stl. ... scored career-high 8 pts. (4-8 FG), all in 2nd half of 62-56 win over Princeton ... logged 7 asst., 4 reb. in win over West Alabama ... 7 asst. were most by a Bucknell freshman in eight years ... had 5 asst., 4 reb., 2 stl., in win over Morehead State ... hit game-tying FTs late in 2nd half vs. Morehead State ... played 27 min. at George Mason and had 6 pts., 4 asst. ... made first career start at Binghamton and had 7 pts., 6 reb., 6 asst., 5 stl. ... had 5 reb., 4 asst. in home win over Holy Cross ... tallied 6 pts. (3-3 FG), 4 asst. in PL quarterfinal win over Navy ... played very well in PL championship game vs. Lehigh, finishing with 8 pts. (2-5 FG, 1-2 3FG, 3-5 FT), 4 asst.

Full name is Steven Ronald Kaspar ... born Nov. 12, 1992 in Memphis, Tenn. ... parents are Mike and Debbie Kaspar ... has two brothers, Kevin and Jason ... engaged to Anna Laura Irvine, who is a member of the track and field team at Samford ... four-year varsity letterman at Evangelical Christian School in Memphis ... was a McDonald’s All-America nominee and finalist for Mr. Basketball in the state of Tennessee ... as a senior led his team to a Class 2-A state championship and was named tournament MVP after scoring 31 points in the semifinals and 20 in the championship game ... averaged 15.7 points, 4.0 assists and 4.3 steals per game and shot just under 50% from the field in 2010-11 ... registered game highs of 34 points, nine assists and eight steals ... first team all-region selection ... as a junior averaged 14 points, 4 assists and 4 steals per game ... majoring in computer engineering ... selected to Bucknell Bison Leadership Academy.

Position: Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 196
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lakeland, Tenn.
High School: Evangelical Christian
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