On Clark: A reliable and consistent practice player who worked his way into five contests during his first two seasons ... made the most of his time on the floor, shooting .400 from the field across five career games ... brings a tremendous amount of energy to St. John's games and practices ... a proficient open shooter ... plays a key role in game preparation on the scout team.
Steve Lavin On Clark: "Kevin is an intelligent, dedicated player. He is an everyday contributor in practice. He can hit an open 3, but more importantly, he will be successful in life. While his contributions on the court will be subtle this season, he is a certain future leader in whatever arena he chooses to pursue."
As a Junior in 2009-10: Saw action in two games, totaling four minutes ... logged four points on the year, drilling 2-of-3 field goals for a .667 season shooting percentage ... went 2-of-2 from the field, contributing four points and one rebound to a Red Storm pre-Christmas win over Bryant (Dec. 23) ... registered a field goal attempt in one minute in St. John's win over Louisville at Madison Square Garden (Feb. 11).
As a Sophomore in 2008-09: Played in three games, totaling four minutes ... grabbed lone rebound of the season against NJIT (Dec. 8) ... saw action against Marist in the opening round of the Holiday Festival at Madison Square Garden (Dec. 20), Bethune Cookman (Dec. 14) and the NJIT Highlanders.
At Dunmore: Named Lackawanna D-II Conference Player of the Year after leading Dunmore with 20.0 points per game and 9.0 rebounds as a junior in 2005-06 ... also earned a first team all-region nod from the Scranton Times Tribune that season, and was named a first team all-star as a junior and senior ... averaged 17.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg as a senior in 2006-07 ... coached by Tony Lacertoso on the hardwood ... also a member of the Dunmore baseball team and was a three-time all-star for coach Gino Tempesta.
Personal: Kevin Clark ... born in Scranton, Pa. ... son of Margaret and Brian Clark ... is one of eight siblings, with three sisters, Maggie (27), Courtney (20) and Alison (18), and four brothers, Patrick (29), Chael (25), Jordan (24) and Matthew (18) ... brother Chael played basketball at NYU from 2003-07, while Patrick and Jordan played baseball at the Catholic University of America ... chose St. John's because of its athletic tradition and location in New York City ... considers it "an honor" to suit up for St. John's ... majoring in communication arts.