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  Richard Chaney
Richard Chaney

Player Profile

Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Verbum Dei HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195



Fast Facts
Chaney is the returning starter at small forward ... significant contributor in his first two seasons ... plays at both wing positions ... runs the floor well and can score in a variety of ways ... former Ute All-American Andre Miller was also a Verbum Dei

High School
product ... last name pronounced CHAY-nee.

Sophomore (2003-04)
Played in all 33 games, starting 31 of them ... three 20-point games and 13 double-figure rebound games ... ranked 13th in the Mountain West in field goal percentage (49.4) and tied for ninth in three-point percentage (41.5) ... in MWC games, ranked seventh in blocked shots (0.71 bpg) ... five or more rebounds in nine games ... played at least 30 minutes 15 times ... made the Mountain West Conference all-tournament team after averaging 12.7 points and 5.0 rebounds in three games ... also shot 44.4 percent from three-point range, had four assists, four blocked shots and three steals ... 14 points, career-high eight rebounds and three assists against San Diego State in the MWC quarterfinals ... against UNLV in the MWC Tournament title game, had 18 points (6-11 FG, 4-6 3-FG, 2-2 FT) and five rebounds ... career-high 27 points and five rebounds against Pepperdine ... hit 10-of-16 shots and 5-of-7 three-pointers ... 14 points, four rebounds, three steals two nights later versus Whitworth ... after those two games was named the MWC Player of the Week (Jan. 4-11) ... 22 points (8-11 FG, 4-6 3-FG, 2-3 FT) in 26 minutes versus Southern Utah ... had 21 points (9-12 FG, 3-4 3-FG) against Stony Brook ... scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half-including the go-ahead three-point basket with 1:16 to play ... had career highs of three blocked shots and three steals in the season opener against Georgia State in the Preseason NIT ... had 17 points, going 8-of-11 from the field, against Texas Tech in the Preseason NIT semifinals ... 17 points, hitting all three shots from beyond the arc, and six rebounds against San Diego State (Feb. 7) ... 16 points, going 4-of-6 from three-point range, and five boards against Colorado State (Jan. 19) ... 18 points and six rebounds in 33 minutes against Cal State Northridge ... three blocked shots against Air Force (Feb. 21).

Freshman (2002-03)
Averaged 18.4 minutes per game, appearing in all 33 contests and starting two ... scored in double figures six times and put up at least five points in 22 contests ... has had at least five rebounds in 10 games ... season-high 17 points in 17 minutes against Weber State, shooting 7-of-9 from the field, 1-of-2 from three-point range and 2-of-4 from the line ... also had four rebounds, an assist and a steal against the Wildcats ... 10 points and seven rebounds in a career-best 36 minutes in the second start of his career against UNLV (Mar. 14) ... 15 points, five rebounds and two assists versus Winthrop ... shot 6-of-10 from the field and 2-of-4 from three-point range in that game ... two games later had 14 points and four rebounds against Northern Iowa ... 12 points against IPFW, hitting 5-of-10 from the floor and 2-of-3 from beyond the arc ... five rebounds against Pepperdine ... best scoring game of the conference season with 14 points against New Mexico (Mar. 1), shooting 6-of-8 from the field and 2-of-4 from three-point range ... also had five boards and a blocked shot in 15 minutes against the Lobos in Albuquerque ... six points, hitting 2-of-5 three-pointers, and three rebounds in 12 minutes against New Mexico (Feb. 3) ... six rebounds in 20 minutes against Wyoming (Feb. 10) ... two blocked shots against Colorado State (Mar. 6).

High School
League Most Valuable Player in 2002 ... first team all-CIF and first team all-conference as a junior and senior ... averaged 25 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and four blocked shots per game as a senior ... 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists per game as a junior ... also averaged double figures in points as a freshman and sophomore ... led Verbum Dei to the CIF title in 2001-02 and the third round of the state playoffs in 2000-01 ... played on conference championship teams his last two years.

Richard Darrel Chaney Jr. is the son of Richard Sr. and Esther Chaney ... has an older sister Selina ... distant cousin to Don Chaney, former head coach of the New York Knicks ... born Jan. 23, 1984 in Long Beach, Calif. ... majoring in sociology/criminology.

Career Stats
20-Point Games:3
10-Point Games:19
5-Assist Games:0

Career Highs
Points27 vs. Pepperdine (1/5/04)
Rebounds8, San Diego St. (3/11/04)
FG10 vs. Pepperdine (1/5/04)
FG Att16 vs. Pepperdine (1/5/04)
3-Pt. FG5 vs. Pepperdine (1/5/04)
3-Pt. FG Att.7, Two Times
FT5 vs. Colorado (12/23/03)
FT Att. 5, Two Times
Assists2, 16 Times
Blocked Shots3, Two Times
Steals3, Two Times
Minutes36 vs. UNLV (3/14/03)

Southern Utah220-50-32-240212
Gonzaga (1)153-50-00-141026
Massachusetts (1)32-30-01-110015
Arizona State (1)112-20-01-131015
ARIZONA STATE212-41-20-040105
NORTHERN IOWA235-103-71-2421214
at Utah State60-20-10-001010
at Pepperdine142-20-00-051004
at San Diego231-71-32-212105
WEBER STATE177-91-22-4410117
SAINT MARY'S212-61-32-461007
*at San Diego State100-10-10-020100
*at UNLV182-50-11-322005
*at Brigham Young101-30-00-000002
*AIR FORCE150-30-20-050000
*NEW MEXICO122-62-50-030006
*at Colorado State150-10-03-550003
*at Wyoming202-60-10-060014
*SAN DIEGO STATE202-40-11-320205
*BRIGHAM YOUNG221-31-10-021003
*at New Mexico156-82-40-0501014
*at Air Force241-30-00-050002
*COLORADO STATE151-30-10-010202
Air Force (2) ^332-31-10-151005
at UNLV (2) ^364-102-70-0721110
Oregon (3)240-30-10-041010
Kentucky (3)221-40-11-451003
^Starter CAPS Home Game *Conference Game
(1) Maui Invitational (2) MWC Tournament (3) NCAA Tournament

GEORGIA STATE (1) ^294-80-00-021338
MINNESOTA (1) ^263-60-23-521019
at Stony Brook ^359-123-40-0510021
vs. Texas Tech (1) ^308-111-10-2300117
vs. Connecticut (1) ^333-70-31-261017
UTAH STATE ^284-62-30-0420110
SAN DIEGO ^143-70-30-032016
SAVANNAH STATE ^144-60-01-132009
at LSU ^211-71-20-020013
CS NORTHRIDGE ^337-141-33-3610118
at Colorado ^254-110-05-5600013
SOUTHERN UTAH ^268-114-62-3220022
at Weber State ^284-101-40-072009
PEPPERDINE ^3110-165-72-4511027
WHITWORTH ^295-132-42-2410314
*at UNLV ^200-00-02-221002
*WYOMING ^312-60-20-042104
*COLORADO STATE ^306-94-60-0502016
*at New Mexico ^302-50-10-042004
*at Air Force ^321-41-32-242005
*BRIGHAM YOUNG ^331-30-10-040112
*SAN DIEGO STATE ^286-103-32-2610017
*UNLV ^313-91-50-062107
*at Colorado State ^90-20-20-040000
*at Wyoming ^293-51-20-0401014
*AIR FORCE ^301-10-00-031302
*NEW MEXICO200-30-20-030000
*at Brigham Young241-50-02-240004
*at San Diego State ^312-50-22-252106
vs. San Diego State (2) ^335-120-24-4830114
vs. Brigham Young (2) ^283-60-10-021316
vs. UNLV (2) ^316-114-62-2501118
vs. Boston College (3) ^272-40-02-240006
^Starter CAPS Home Game *Conference Game
(1) Preseason NIT (2) MWC Tournament (3) NCAA Tournament
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