Marshall lost a tough battle against Penn State on Saturday, Dec. 6 by a score of 73-69.
2013-14 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE):Played in 33 of 33 games ... Made 14 starts on the year ... In his second season at Marshall, the sophomore guard finished the season averaging 3.2 points and 2.1 rebounds ... He had the best performance of his career vs. Rice (Jan. 23) putting up nine points after shooting 4-of-5 from the field, along with one steal and two assists ... Statistically, led the team with the highest three-point percentage shooting 38.3 percent.
2012-13 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in 22 of 32 games... Used primarily as a defender, averaged 0.6 points and 0.9 rebounds in just 10.5 minutes per game... Played a career high 20 minutes at Ohio (Jan. 5)... Scored a season-high three points two times, against Coppin State (Dec. 8) and East Carolina (Jan. 19)... Made career debut against UNCW (Dec. 1) after missing the first seven games of the season with a right knee injury.
2011-12: Redshirted the season
HIGH SCHOOL: Led East Rutherford High School (Bostic, N.C.) to its first state championship with a 27-1 record... Was named MVP of the state championship game... Averaged 17 points, 13 rebounds and four assists as a senior... Named first team all-state... An all-conference performer for three years and conference player of the year as a senior... Averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds and six assists as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 17, 1992... Son of Robert and Tonya Boykins... Has a younger brother DeVonte and younger sister DeVoria... Majoring in business management with a minor in sports management.