Aggies nearly pull off upset before a soldout crowd of 5,670 at The Pavilion
2011-12: Played just 4 games, starting each one, before suffering knee injury... Was sidelined for remainder of season and received medical hardship waiver, preserving junior eligibility...Dangerous shooter who was off to fast start, averaging 14.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 2.5 assists... Opened year with 19 pts against So. Utah (11/11), 12 vs. Bryant (11/12) and 19 against host San Diego State (11/13) at Basketball Traveler's Tournament... Canned 4 treys in opener and followed with 4 against Bulldogs and 5 versus Aztecs... Was shooting .378 from beyond the arc becore injury... Had 7 boards against Bryant and 6 in finale versus San Diego State, and dished 4 assists in each game... Was averaging 33.0 min in the first 4 games.
2010-11:Played in all 30 games, starting 21 including final 18 of this season which encompassed all 16 Big West games... Averaged 9.7 ppg., 4th-best on the team... Drilled a team-high 66 treys, led conference in 3-pt .pct (.420) and was 6th in 3-pt/game (2.2)... Went for double-figures 12 times, ending year in blistering career-high 22-point efforts against Cal State Northridge (3/3) and Cal State Fullerton (3/5)... Was 9 of 19 (.474) from 3-pt in the two games while adding a career-best 9 rebounds vs. the Matadors... Averaged 16.4 ppg during four-game tear near start of league season, popping 14 treys... Included was 5-for-7 effort from beyond the arc at Cal State Northridge (12/30)... Played at least 30 minutes in 10 games... Dished at least five assists in 5 games, tallying career-high 7 at Pacific (2/12)... Blocked 3 shots at Sacramento State (11/23).
2009-10: ALL-BIG WEST FRESHMAN TEAM... One of four players to appear in all 32 games, starting in 21 contests as a true freshman... Averaged 5.2 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game... Tallied 34 three point field goals, the second highest total on the team... Had seven games in double figures for points... Scored 11 points in his first collegiate game vs. Colorado State on Nov. 13... Set a career high with 16 points at Stanford no Dec. 13, after shooting 6 for 9 from the field and 4 for 5 from behind the arc... Recorded 14 points, shooting 5 for 6 from the field with a 4 for 5 mark from three, in a 66-43 win over UC Riverside on Feb. 28.
FRANKLIN HS '09: Led Delta Valley League with 14.6 ppg as a senior...Team advanced to Sac-Joaquin Section title game in 2009 after two previous trips to the quarterfinals...Had 9 games with at least 20 points...Helped lead Wildcats to 24 wins as a senior after back-to-back 21-win seasons...Made 53 three-pointers as a senior...Franklin finished first in the Delta Valley League during his sophomore season and was second is junior year...Named first-team All-DVL as a junior and senior after collecting honorable mention distinction as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Born in Folsom, Calif...Majoring in psychology...Son of Rose and Jerry Sypkens...Favorite facility he has played in is Arco Arena...Proudest personal accomplishment is earning a scholarship to UC Davis.