|Jordan Swing - 44
Sophomore Season (2011-12)
After sitting out the 2010-11 season due to NCAA transfer rules, he stepped right in and made an immediate impact ... played in 28 contests, making 24 starts at a variety of positions including point guard, shooting guard and small forward ... team's leading returning scorer (11.2 ppg) and three-point shooter (38.7 percent) ... finished the year ranked fourth in C-USA in three-point shooting percentage and was third in the league in conference games only (42.6) ... all this despite having missed three games from Jan. 25 - Feb. 1 due to a broken right (non-shooting) hand he suffered vs. UCF (1/21) ... went for a career-high 22 points, including four three pointers, in the win over Tulsa (2/29) ... returned to the lineup from his broken hand in grand fashion as he played 31 minutes off the bench at UTEP (2/4), going for 19 points and five treys in the win ... set a then-career-high with 19 points against Memphis (1/7), while also establishing personal bests in minutes and three-pointers made and attempted ... collected 17 points, including five treys, at Southern Miss (1/14) ... had a team-high 17 points at UCF (3/3) ... scored 15 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the win over Middle Tennessee (12/7) ... had 15 points, four assists and a pair of blocks in the win over Southern Miss (2/8) ... accounted for 14 points - all coming in the second half - in the win over Jacksonville (12/22) ... scored a team-high 14 points in the season-opening loss to Creighton (11/16) ... collected 13 points, including hitting 8-of-8 free throws in the final 2:41 to seal the win at George Washington (12/28) ... earned a spot on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Western Kentucky (2009-10)
Played in 22 contests as a true freshman at Western Kentucky ... averaged 2.3 points and 1.1 rebounds in 7.6 minutes a contest ... scored a career-high 11 points against South Alabama (2/18) ... also collected a career-high 18 minutes against Louisiana-Lafayette and finished with eight points and two rebounds.
Played under head coach George Hatchett at Vestavia Hills High School ... selected as the Gatorade Alabama Player of the Year ... beat out the likes of Eric Bledsoe and DeMarcus Cousins for the honor ... The Birmingham News also pegged Swing as its State Player of the Year ... as a senior at VHHS, Swing averaged 19.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game ... led his team to a 28-8 record, including scoring 33 points in the championship game as the Rebels won the Alabama 6A State Title ... knocked down 11-of-16 shots from the field in the unranked Rebels' 61-52 win over Bob Jones High School for the school's first state championship since 1992 ... posted a double-double with 15 points and 18 rebounds in the Rebels' semifinal win ... selected as the MVP of the regional and state tournament finals, as well as first-team all-state ... during the course of the season, Swing led Vestavia Hills to wins over Alabama's No. 1, 2, 3, and 5 ranked teams ... as a junior, averaged 19.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg and 3.0 apg in earning third-team all-state honors ... contributed 13.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 4.0 apg as a sophomore ... finished high school career with more than 1,700 points, 900 rebounds and 600 assists.
Full name is Jordan Tyler Swing ... born Dec. 31, 1990 in Memphis, Tenn. ... parents are Rick and Linda Swing ... academic major is communication management ... has one brother, Josh, and one sister, Danielle.