20 - Stephan Hicks
Stephan Hicks
Height: 6-5
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, Ca.
High School: National College Prep
Position: Guard/Forward
EXP: HS

2010-11 Season (Freshman)
Redshirted.

Agoura High School/National College Prep
Graduated from National College Prep in Los Angeles ... Tallied 18 points and six rebounds per game during his senior campaign at National College Prep ... While at National College Prep, gained all-tournament accolades at the Hampton Inn Invitational ... Averaged 17 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game during his junior season at Agoura High School ... Top scoring games included 32 points against Royal, 26 points against Newbury Park and Westlake, and 24 points in games against University HS and Village Christian ... Shot 57 percent from the floor, and 45 percent from three-point territory ... Had ten or more rebounds in 15 games including 15 rebounds against Burbank and Westlake ... A first team All-Marmonte League player during the 2008-09 season ... Also gained All-Ventura County honors in 2009 ... MVP of the Agoura Tournament ... A four-year starter.

Matador Memo
Born April 2, 1992 in Los Angeles, Ca. ... Parents are Kim Kitchen and Charles Hicks ... Has one sister, Kristiaan Hicks, who is a student at Cal State Bakersfield ... Has three brothers (Kaelan, Keaton, Dylan) ... Lists Kobe Bryant as his favorite NBA player and the Lakers as his favorite pro team ... Will Smith and Angelina Jolie are his favorite actor and actress ... Always watches ESPN Sportscenter ... Clash of the Titans is his favorite movie ... Pizza is his favorite food but stays away from steak ... Favorite band is Young Money while his favorite solo artist is Lil Wayne ... Favorite website is nba.com ... Chose Cal State Northridge because it's close to home ... Playing in front of crowds is the best thing about being an athlete, according to Stephan ... The toughest thing about being an athlete is time management ... Praying and listening to music are his favorite pre-game rituals ... Takes a vacation when time permits ... Basketball could be improved, according to Stephan, if there were more video reviews or challenges ... If Stephan was president of the NCAA, he would change the college football post-season from bowl games to a playoff system ... The best player he has played against was Tristan Thompson ... The most famous person he has ever met was Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic ... Would most like to meet Michael Jordan ... Would like to switch places for a day with Chris Johnson ... Would like to be stranded on an island with a lot of people ... Would love to have dinner with T-Mac and LeBron James ... Would invest in the stock market if he had a million dollars ... The best advice Stephan ever received was - work hard at everything you do ... "Stay out of trouble" would be the advice Stephan would give to young people ... No one knows how much Stephan exercises ... Few people know that Stephan can't swim ... The autobiography of Stephan Hicks' life would be "Steph's Life" ... Denzel Washington would play the role of Stephan Hicks if a movie was made of his life ... One possession he could not live without would be his iPod ... Years from now, Stephan will still laugh when he remembers his little brother singing ... Would bring peace to the world if he had an opportunity ... The biggest obstacle Stephan overcame was playing in front of large crowds ... His mom is his hero because of all the amazing things she does everyday, according to Stephan ... Business major.

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