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Jalen Hayes
Jalen  Hayes

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lansing, Mich.

High School:
Sexton

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 213

Position:
Forward

Twitter:
@jjh4_

Major:
Human Resource Development


03/09/2018

Emotional Roller Coaster

What a roller coaster. The Oakland men's basketball season is now officially over after today's announcement that the team has declined a pair of postseason invitations

03/09/2018

OAKLAND DECLINES INVITES TO CIT AND CBI POSTSEASON TOURNAMENTS

03/05/2018

OAKLAND FALLS SHORT IN DEFENSIVE BATTLE SEMIFINAL

Kendrick Nunn and Jalen Hayes combined for 39 of Oakland's 43 points

03/05/2018

OAKLAND-CLEVELAND STATE POST GAMES NOTES

03/05/2018

OAKLAND-IUPUI POST GAME NOTES

03/05/2018

Oakland vs. Cleveland State (3/5/2018)

Oakland vs. Cleveland State (3/5/2018) Little Caesars Arena

03/04/2018

Oakland vs. IUPUI (3/4/2018)

Oakland vs. IUPUI (3/4/2018) Little Caesars Arena

02/24/2018

Oakland vs. Milwaukee (2/24/2018)

Oakland vs. Milwaukee (2/24/2018) O'rena

02/09/2018

2-9-18 Men's Basketball vs Detroit Mercy

2-9-18 Men's Basketball vs Detroit Mercy (Metro Series) Photos by Jose Juarez

02/04/2018

Oakland vs. IUPUI (2/4/2018)

Oakland vs. IUPUI (2/4/2018) O'rena

Game-by-Game Stats | Career Stats

2017-18
▪ Appeared and started in 28 games
▪ 2017-18 All-Horizon League First Team selection
▪ Joins Mike Helms (2001-04) as the only Oakland players in its DI history to earn all-league honors all four years
▪ One of four Oakland players to surpass 1,000 career points and 900 career rebounds
▪ Finished his career ranking eighth all-time on the program's all-time scoring list with 1,807 points
▪ Was part of nation's leading scoring duo in the regular season with teammate Kendrick Nunn; the two averaged 45.4 points per game
▪ Ranked second in the HL in points per game at 18.8
▪ Named Horizon League Player of the Week on Dec. 11 and 24
▪ Named Lou Hensen National Player of the Week  on Dec. 24
▪ Ranked third in the Horizon League in double-doubles (11)
▪ Finished his career ranking inside Oakland’s top-10 in: games played (132; seventh), games started (116; fourth), minutes played (3,878; fourth), points (1,807; eighth), field goals made (695; eighth), free throws made (400; 10th), free throw attempts (537; eighth), offensive rebounds (280; sixth), defensive rebounds (686; second), total rebounds (966; fourth), blocks per game (0.59; seventh) and double-doubles (38; third)
▪ Made 14 shots against Eastern Michigan on Dec. 22, which was the most in a single game in the Horizon League during the season
▪ Scored a career high 37 points against Eastern Michigan on Dec. 22, which was the third-most points scored during the season among Horizon League players
▪ Also recorded career highs in free throws made (11) against Towson on Dec. 20, while matching career highs in blocks (three vs. Youngstown State on Feb. 14) and minutes played (44 vs. Wright State on Jan. 7)
▪ Graduated in December 2017 with a degree in business administration.

2016-17
▪ Named to All-Horizon League first team
▪ NBCA All-District first team selection
▪ Surpassed 1,000 career points this season, ending his junior season with 1,268 points
▪ Led the team in rebounds at 8.0 and was second in points with 15.9 per game
▪ Recorded nine double-doubles, all in Horizon League play
▪ His 17.9 points per game was No. 3 in league play
▪ Tallied the second most 10-plus rebound games in the league with 11
▪ Scored a career-high 28 points against Detroit Mercy (1/13), going 9-for-12 from the floor
▪ Started all 34 games for the Golden Grizzlies

2015-16
▪ Named to All-Horizon League second team
▪ Led the team in rebounds at 8.6 and was second in points with 13.1
▪ Tallied 15 double-doubles, including 10 during Horizon League play
▪ Ranked 29th in the NCAA in double-doubles and 45th in defensive rebounds a 6.41
▪ Averaged league-best 9.4 rebounds per game during HL games
▪ Ranked eighth in scoring in the Horizon League during league play at 15.7 points and sixth in field-goal percentage at 54.3
▪ Scored in double-figures in 26 of 35 games, including four games of 20 or more points
▪ Scored season-high 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting at Green Bay
▪ Grabbed a career-best 17 rebounds at Washington to go with 16 points

2014-15
▪ Named to Horizon League All-Freshman Team
▪ Selected Horizon League Freshman of the Week six times, including four times during league play
▪ Averaged 11.2 points and 6.3 rebounds during league play
▪ Ranked sixth in the league during conference play with 100 rebounds
▪ Reached double-figures in eight of 16 Horizon League contests
▪ Scored a career-best 27 points vs. Wright State (1/28), the most points scored by an Oakland freshman since 2001
▪ Handed out career-best 10 assists at UIC (2/4) ▪ Tallied third double-double in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League tournament vs. UIC with 11 points and 11 boards (3/6)

2013-14
▪ Diagnosed with Mononucleosis on Oct. 27 and has been limited to 3 games
▪ Blocked his first shot in college basketball vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (11/24)
▪ Season-high 2 points and 2 rebounds vs. Rochester College (11/30)

HIGH SCHOOL
▪ Named Lansing Player of the Year by the Lansing State Journal
▪ All-State first team
▪ Averaged a double-double his senior year
▪ Led team to a pair of Class B state championships
▪ Won four district titles and three regional championships
▪ Guided his team to a 77-11 record in his four seasons

ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS
▪ Honor Roll in High School

TOP ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENT
▪ Leading the Michigan Mustangs to an AAU National Championship in 2012, tallying 29 points and 12 rebounds in the semifinal game in Las Vegas

PERSONAL
Full Name: Jalen Hayes
Parents: Denon and Myra Hayes
Siblings: Has a twin Jawan Hayes

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Academic Reputation
2. Fit into Basketball System
3. Size of school

CAREER BESTS
POINTS
» 37 vs. Eastern Michigan (12/22/17)
REBOUNDS
» 17 at Washington (12/19/15)
ASSISTS
» 10 vs. UIC (2/4/15)
FIELD GOALS
» 14 vs. Eastern Michigan (12/22/17)
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS
» 21 (3x), last vs. Eastern Michigan (12/22/17)
3-PT. FIELD GOALS
» 3 at Valparaiso (2/8/15)
3-PT. FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS
» 4 at Valparaiso (2/8/15)
FREE THROWS
» 11 (2x) last vs. Towson (12/20/17)
FREE THROWS ATTEMPTS
» 13 (2x), Last vs. Wright State (1/28/15)
STEALS
» 5 vs. Western Michigan (11/14/17)
BLOCKS
» 3 (6x), last at YSU (2/14/18)
MINUTES
» 44 (3x), last at Wright State (1/7/18)
MISCELLANEOUS
» Double-Figure Scoring: 91
» Double-Doubles: 38
» 8 or more Rebounds: 62

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