2007-08: Played in all 29 games, started 14 of the last 16 games from December 30 on. ...posted a career-high nine points against Penn on January 5 and the 5-foot-11 guard grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against Chicago State on Februart 16.
Prior to NJIT: Played in one of the strongest high school programs in basketball-crazed North Carolina. Played for coach Duane Lewis at North Mecklenburg HS, located in the Charlotte area. North Meck was state 4A champion in 2005 and runner-up in 2006 and had five alumni active in NCAA Division I basketball in 2006-07 ... averaged 16 points per game as a senior and the Charlotte Observer 2006-07 Lake Norman-area Player of the Year. ...As a junior, he was the MVP when his squad won the North Carolina 4A West Regional championship game en route to its return visit to the state title game. ... made numerous all-conference teams in his career, including his sophomore year, which he spent at Charlottesville High School in Virginia, averaging 12 points per game.
Personal: Tyler F. Epps. ... history major ... born 8/20/88 in Dayton, OH.