Dwight HinesRed-Shirt Guard
Height: 6'1" Weight: 185
Hometown: Aliquippa, Pa. High School: Aliquippa
Major: Financial Accounting
Dwight will Red-Shirt this season and return to wrap up his Mountain Cat career in 2006-07.
2004-05 Season Dwight, who has played in every game of his college career, joined the starting line-up and finished the season as the team’s second leading scorer at 13.2 points per game. He was also second in assists (3.8 apg.) and third in both rebounding (3.5 rpg.) and three-point field goals made (33). Dwight wrapped up his junior season shooting 42.2% (128-303) from the field, 35.1% (33-94) from three-point range and 63.1% (41-65) from the free-throw line. He led or tied for the team lead in scoring six times, rebounding twice and assists seven times. Sixteen times he scored in double figures, including pouring in a career-high 25 points against Bloomsburg University on 11/17/04. He also scored 22 points against Columbia Union (MD) College on 01/13/05. Along with his career-high in points, Dwight has highs of nine rebounds against West Virginia Wesleyan on 01/03/05 and 10 assists against Millersville University on 01/26/05 and 10 assists against Mount Aloysius College on 02/21/05. He enters the season ranked 10th on the Mountain Cat All-Time Assist List with 212. Dwight also has 748 career points. With 252 more points, he will reach the 1,000-point plateau.2003-04 Season Dwight played in all 27 games, including 12 starts, and finished third on the team in scoring at 10.6 ppg. and third in assists with 63 (2.3 apg.). He also averaged 2.4 rebounds per game, shot 46.6% (95-204) from the field, 47.8% (32-67) from three-point range and 75.6% (34-45) from the free-throw line. His 32 three-point field goals was good enough for fourth on the team. He led the Mountain Cats in scoring three times and scored in double figures 10 times. He posted season highs of 22 points against Alderson-Broaddus (WV) College on 12/13/03, six rebounds against California University (PA) on 01/21/04 and seven assists against Bloomsburg University on 02/28/04. Dwight earned Most Valuable Player honors at the University of Charleston (WV) Tournament after averaging 19.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. He was named Independent Co-Player of the Week from 12/01/03 through 12/07/03 and Honorable Mention Division II Player of the Week three times. 2002-03 Season Dwight played in all 27 games (six starts) as a true freshman and averaged 6.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.4 assist per game. He led all true freshmen in scoring. His 19 three-point field goals ranked fourth on the team. Dwight was named to the 2003 All-Tournament Team at the East Stroudsburg University Tournament after scoring 31 points in two games. He had highs of 20 points against East Stroudsburg on 01/04/03, six rebounds three times and six assists against Bloomsburg University on 02/24/03.
At Aliquippa High School Dwight played for Head Coach Mike Zmijanac at Aliquippa High School and averaged 23.2 points, three rebounds and five assists per game as a senior on his way to being named First Team AA All-State, WPIAL Fab 5 and First Team AA All-Section VI. He finished his career with over 1,200 points and led his team to the Second Round of the District Playoffs in 2002. Dwight earned Most Valuable Player honors at the 2001 Pitt-Johnstown Mountain Cat Tournament and the 2001 C.N.J Betters Tournament. He also played in the 2002 Pittsburgh Hoops Classic All-Star Game. As a football player, Dwight was named First Team All-State as a defensive player and Third Team All-State as an offensive player in 2001. He also earned First Team All Section 6 honors in 2001 and WPIAL Most Valuable Player honors that same year. In 2000, Dwight was Section VI Co-Most Valuable Player.