20 - Gordon Hayward
Gordon Hayward
Height: 6-8
Weight: 200
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Brownsburg, Ind.
High School: Brownsburg
Position: G/F

2008-09: Named first team all Horizon League...Named the Horizon League Newcomer of the year and picked to the All-Newcomer Team...Selected to the Foxsports.com National All-Freshman Team...Chosen to the second team NABC All-District 12 team...Picked Third Team All-Freshman by CollegeHoops.net...Set a Butler Freshman record with seven three-point field goals against both Ohio State and UIC...Named Horizon League Player of the Week three times...Started all 32 game for the Bulldogs...Recorded double figure scoring in 20 games...finished with 11 points and seven rebounds in his college debut at Drake...Scored 15 points to go along with six rebounds, two steals and an assist in only 17 minutes of action against IU-South Bend...Hit five three point field goals, scored 20 points and posted a career-high four assists to lead the Bulldogs over Bradley...Made a career-high seven three-point fields and scored 25 points at Ohio State...Recorded first career double-double while posting 19 points, 10 rebounds, a career-high four blocked shots and three steals in Butler's upset win over #14 Xavier...Posted consectutive double-doubles with 15 points and a career-high 13 rebounds against Valparaiso followed by 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds against Wright State...Had 14 points and six rebounds in Butler's win over Green Bay at home...Had a game high 18 points against Valparaiso...Hit four of four three point shots and led the Bulldogs in scoring with 22 points at Detroit...Recorded team-highs of seven rebounds and four assists in Butler's victory at Wright State...Led the Bulldogs at Davidson with a career-high 27 points and nine rebounds in the Bracketbuster game...had a game-high eight rebounds in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals against Wright State...Shared the team led in rebounds with nine against Cleveland State in the Horizon League Tournament Championship game...Recorded 12 points, six rebounds and four assists against LSU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Finished the year averaging 13.1 points and 6.5 rebounds per game.

High School: First team All-State performer at Brownsburg High School...named Indianapolis Star Player of the Year...chosen to the Indiana All-Star Team for the annual summer Indiana-Kentucky All-Star series...finished with 11 points, eight rebounds and three steals to help lead Indiana past Kentucky at Conseco Fieldhouse...scored six points and grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds in the second Indiana-Kentucky All-Star Game...team captain and all-conference player...named Academic All-State...averaged 18.0 points, 8.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists as a senior, while helping Brownsburg to a 22-5 record and the Indiana Class 4A state championship...hit 44 three-point field goals in 2007-08...posted a high game of 30 points against Westfield...had a high-game of 19 rebounds against North Central...hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer to lead Brownsburg past Marion, 40-39, in the state title game...received the Arthur L. Trester Award, presented to the outstanding senior participant in each classification, based on excellence in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership and athletic ability, at the 4A state finals...averaged 13.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists for 14-9 Brownsburg as a junior...finished high school career with 929 points...ranks in the "Top Five" at Brownsburg in career rebounds (398), career assists (198) and career steals (176)...helped Brownsburg to a 48-25 record over three varsity seasons...earned three varsity basketball letters...High School Coach: Joshua Kendrick.