20 - Gordon Hayward
Gordon Hayward
Height: 6-9
Weight: 207
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Brownsburg, Ind.
High School: Brownsburg
Position: G/F

2009-10:  Chosen 2009-10 Horizon League Player of the Year...named first team All-Horizon League for the second straight year...selected third team on the 2009-10 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America Team...chosen to the 2010 Speedway Horizon League Men’s basketball Championship All-Tournament Team...named to the USBWA All-District V Team...named first team on the NABC All-District 12 Team...selected as the Most Outstanding Player of the West Regional...chosen to the All-Tournament Team at the 2010 Final Four...named Horizon League Player of the Week and USBWA Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week following Butler’s games against Georgetown and Ohio State...chosen Horizon League Player of the Week following Butler’s victory over Xavier...named to The Sporting News Midseason Mid-Major All-America Team...selected Horizon League Player of the Week after Butler’s consecutive wins over Loyola, Youngstown State and Cleveland State...chosen to the Academic All-District V team...named one of 30 finalists for the Naismith Trophy...starter in 37 games this season...had started 61 consecutive before missing Butler’s game at Valparaiso with lower back pain...led the Bulldogs and ranked in the “Top 5” in the Horizon League in scoring and rebounding...topped the Horizon League in double-doubles with 12...led the Bulldogs with 17 points and eight rebounds in the season-opening victory over Davidson...recorded his fourth career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds at Northwestern...had 15 points and six rebounds at Evansville....posted his second double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds against #16 Minnesota...hit two free throws with 0:00.6 remaining to lift Butler past UCLA in the second round of the 76 Classic.  Had 11 points and a team-high eight rebounds against the Bruins...recorded his third double-double of the season with team-highs of 18 points and 12 rebounds against Clemson in the 76 Classic...shared the team scoring lead with 15 points and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds at Ball State...led Butler with 18 points and a career-high five assists in the Bulldogs’ league-opener against Valparaiso...had 24 points, a team-high eight rebounds and two blocked shots against Georgetown in the Jimmy V Classic...recorded seventh career double-double with a game-high 22 points and 14 rebounds against Xavier...led the Bulldogs with 12 points and 15 rebounds at UAB...recorded his sixth double-double of the season with 16 points and 10 rebounds at home against Milwaukee...hit a career-high 13 of 14 free throws and scored 20 points in Butler’s victory at Wright State...scored a team-high 17 points, including a free throw to send the game into overtime, in Butler’s victory at Detroit...hospitalized by an upper respiratory infection on the day of the game and managed just eight points in Butler’s home win over Cleveland State...shared the team scoring lead with 12 points at Loyola...hit a career-high 10 field goals, scored a season-high 25 points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds in 27 minutes at UIC...matched his career-high with 13 free throws made and scored a game-high 25 points at Milwaukee...hit 10 of 10 free throws, recorded his seventh double-double and led the Bulldogs with 18 points and 10 rebounds in Butler’s home win over Detroit...posted eighth double-double of the season with a game-high 22 points and a career-high 17 rebounds at Youngstown State...had ninth double-double of the season with 19 points and 11 rebounds at Cleveland State...posted third straight double-double and his 10th of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds at home against UIC...recorded fourth straight double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds in Butler’s home victory over Siena...sat out Butler’s game at Valparaiso with lower back pain...returned to Butler’s starting lineup and recorded his fifth consecutive double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds against Milwaukee in the semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament...hit nine of 11 free throws and scored 13 points against UTEP in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...posted 12 points and a team-high seven rebounds against Murray State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...led Butler with 17 points against Syracuse in the West Regional semifinals...posted game-highs of 22 points and nine rebounds against Kansas State in the championship game of the West Regional..led the Bulldogs with 19 points and nine rebounds against Michigan State in the national semifinals...shared the team scoring lead with 12 points and pulled down a team-high eight rebounds against Duke in the 2010 national championship game.

Summer 2009:  Finished second on the gold medal-winning U. S. U19 World Championship Team in rebounding (5.7) and third in scoring (10.0) during the summer...named to the Best of the Best Team at the U19 World Championship in New Zealand...shared the team scoring lead with 48 points on Butler’s 2009 four-game summer tour of Italy.

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.