Ryan Toolson
10  Ryan Toolson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gilbert, Arizona

High School:
Gilbert HS

Height:
6-4

Position:
G


03/20/2014

Historic season ends in first round of NIT at California

Hunsaker finishes with 22, Aird 19

01/24/2014

UVU and Chicago State meet Saturday in first place WAC showdown

Wolverines are 5-0 in the WAC, Cougars right behind at 4-1

01/03/2014

WAC season has arrived; Wolverines open at Bakersfield

WAC home opener is Jan. 11 against Dan Majerle-coached Grand Canyon

06/05/2013

Toolson excelling in Spain's top league

Former Wolverine led his team to most successful season

At Utah Valley ...

SENIOR ~ (2008-09): Scored a NCAA season-high 63 points, playing all 60 minutes, in a 123-121 quadruple overtime win at Chicago State ... named Dick Vitale's National Player of the Week after reaching the milestone ... 63 points is a record for all DIvision I players in the state of Utah ... ranked eighth in the nation with 23.8 points per game ... started all 28 games for Utah Valley and averaged 37.1 minutes per game ... led the nation in free-throw shooting percentage for the third straight season hitting 190-of-205 (.927) ... ranks second all-time in NCAA history in free-throw percentage, hitting 494-for-526 (.939) for his career ... is Utah Valley's all-time leading scorer with 2,163 career points ... second to Ronnie Price in career points per game at UVU (19.1) ... also the school career record holder in assists with 282 ... named to the Division I All-Independent First Team ... named the Great West Conference Player of the Week five times on the season ... is UVU's all-time best 3-point shooter with a (.432) career average ... shot .389 from behind-the-arc his senior year ... has a career field goal percentage of (.476) ... scored 30+ points per game in six games this season ... scored 20+ points per game 19 times ... played in 113 career games at Utah Valley totaling 3,644 minutes, both are school records.

JUNIOR ~ (2007-08): Named NCAA Division I Independent Player of the Year ... led his team and independents while ranking eighth in the nation averaging 23.4 points per game ... was a five-time Independent Player of the Week honoree ... led the nation in foul shooting (95.1 percent) for the second consecutive year ... shot 43.6 percent from three-point range ... scored 20-or-more points in 20 games and 30-or-more points in seven games ... scored a career-high and school-record tying 38 points in the Wolverines win against Chicago State ... had 17 points and nine assists against Troy ... scored 22 points and added eight assists in the Wolverines home win over NJIT ... set a school record with eight three pointers against Lamar ... scored 33 points on 11-for-13 shooting from the field, 6-for-6 shooting behind the three-point arc and 5-for-5 shooting from the foul line at Chicago State.

SOPHOMORE ~ (2006-07): Was the nations leading free throw shooter at 97 percent (96-for-99) ... Collegeinsider.com Independent MVP ... Named to the United Basketball League and All-Independent First Team ... voted Independent Player of the Week on February 7 and 20 ... scored in double figures in 23 games ... played in all 29 games, averaging 15.5 points and 25.4 minutes a game ... shot 49 percent from the floor and 44 percent from the 3-point line ... had a career high 28 points on 8-of-10 shooting against NJIT ... was a perfect 5-for-5 from the 3-point line against Portland State ... hit 6-of-7 3-pointers against NJIT.

FRESHMAN ~ (2003-04): Played in 27 games, starting 14 ... was the second leading scorer on the team at 13.7 points a game ... averaged 28.5 minutes a game ... shot 48 percent from the field and 46 percent from 3-point range ... scored a season high 26 points in a win over Northern Colorado ... had a season high seven rebounds against Northern Colorado and Texas A&M-International ... had seven assists against Indiana University-Northwest ... had four steals against Texas A&M-International.

Before Utah Valley University...
Prepped at Gilbert High School ... earned First Team All-State honors and was the Arizona Player of the Year ... team won the 5A state championship ... as a junior averaged 11.5 points a game ... senior year scored 19 points a game while averaging four rebounds and three assists.

Personal...
Graduated from Gilbert High School in 2003 with a 3.4 GPA ... looking to major in Zoology ... served an LDS church mission to Guatemala City ... cousin Andy Toolson played basketball for BYU and the Utah Jazz ... Uncle is Danny Ainge, former BYU great and NBA star ... parents are Mike and Cheri.