Ryan Fazekas

#35 Ryan Fazekas

Pos. G/F
Ht. 6-7
Wt. 200
Yr. R-Jr.
Hometown Chesterton, Ind.
High School [Prev. School] Marquette Catholic [Providence]

2019-20 MVC Preseason Second Team

2019-20: Played in 18 games and made 15 starts despite missing 17 games due to a wrist injury… Averaged 10.6 points per game while shooting 49.5 percent (47-of-95) from beyond the 3-point arc, the second-best clip in the history of Valpo basketball and best since Lance Barker shot 52.1 percent in 1991-92… Finished his two seasons donning brown and gold with a career 3-point percentage of 46.1, establishing a new program record by besting the mark of 44.5 that Samuel Haanpaa compiled from 2006-2008… Scored in double figures nine times and led the team in scoring on two occasions… Knocked in four or more 3-pointers six times including three games where he drained five triples… Started the season by leading the team with a career-high 23 points on Nov. 5 vs. Toledo... Was injured on Nov. 9 at Saint Louis and missed 17 games with a wrist injury before returning on Jan. 23 at Missouri State... Knocked down four 3s on his way to 14 points on Jan. 29 at Bradley, his first double-figure scoring effort since returning from his injury... Converted four 3s and finished with 14 points on Feb. 19 at Drake, tying his highest scoring output since returning from injury on Jan. 23 at Missouri State. It was the third time this season he’s drained a quartet of treys in a game. That marked his fourth time in double figures in a nine-game span... Made a season-high five 3s and scored 17 points on Feb. 22 vs. Bradley... Accrued 20 points on 7-of-9 shooting including 5-of-6 from 3-point range during his ARC farewell on Feb. 25 vs. Missouri State. He replicated a career high with seven made field goals and knocked down five triples for the second game in a row. He became the third Valpo player to score 20+ points on his senior night over the last 17 years, joining Alec Peters and Ryan Broekhoff… Had a team-high 15 points in the MVC quarterfinal upset of Loyola including the game-tying 3-pointer with 11 seconds remaining. He hit five 3s in that game and paced in the team points for the first time since the Nov. 5 season opener vs. Toledo… Collected a season-high six rebounds in the MVC semifinal victory over Missouri State… Had 21 3-point attempts during the MVC Tournament, the ninth-most in the history of the event.

2018-19: Appeared in 20 games in his first season in a Valpo uniform, starting in all 20 appearances ... missed nine games Jan. 12 through Feb. 10 due to injury ... missed final four games of season due to separate injury ... ranked second on the team, averaging 11.8 points per game ... led team with 43.2% 3-point percentage and 2.4 3-pointers/game ... also led Valpo with an 80.6% free throw percentage ... scored in double figures 12 times ... led Valpo in scoring on four occasions ... opened Valpo career with 18 points and team-high seven rebounds in Nov. 6 win over Concordia Chicago ... missed just one shot from the field in 15-point effort at West Virginia Nov. 24, hitting 5-of-6 from the floor, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range ... pulled down season-best nine rebounds Nov. 28 in win at UNLV ... went 4-for-6 from 3-point range in Dec. 2 win over UC Riverside ... scored season-high 22 points in win at George Washington Dec. 8, going 6-of-11 from the 3-point line and also grabbing eight rebounds ... scored team-high 19 points, including 8-of-9 from the foul line, Dec. 17 against Ball State ... paced Valpo in scoring three straight games Dec. 29-Jan. 5 ... scored 19 points, including 5-of-9 from 3-point range, and handed out three assists in Dec. 29 win over Purdue Northwest ... named MVC Newcomer of the Week Jan. 2 ... led Valpo in MVC opener with 14 points on 4-of-8 3-point shooting in Jan. 2 win over Illinois State ... followed with team-best 18 points on 6-of-11 3-point shooting Jan. 5 in win at Missouri State ... averaged five 3-pointers per game on .536 shooting over that three-game stretch ... repeated as MVC Newcomer of the Week Jan. 7 ... scored 15 points at Drake Feb. 16.

2017-18: Sat out season due to NCAA transfer regulations ... retained two seasons of eligibility.

Providence: Appeared in 58 games in his two years with the Friars, making 19 starts ... scored 232 points over his two seasons, including 56 3-pointers, and also grabbed 100 rebounds ... scored in double figures seven times, including a career-best 17 points on five 3-pointers as a freshman against Brown.

Prep: Standout at Marquette Catholic H.S. ... helped lead the Blazers to the 1A state championship in 2014 – where he scored 34 points, including a title-game record seven 3-pointers ... also helped Marquette Catholic to a repeat appearance in the state title game in 2015 ... averaged 25 points, 10 rebounds and four assists per game as a senior ... named an Indiana All-Star following his senior year, as well as a Indiana Junior All-Star after junior campaign ... was nominated for the 2015 McDonald’s All-American team ... ranked the fourth-best prospect in Indiana in his class by ESPN.com ... played AAU for Mean Streets.

Personal: Son of Bill and Margaret Fazekas ... major is business management... Hobbies include fishing and Fortnite.