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Preseason WAC Player of the Year (2012-13); Preseason First-Team All-WAC (2012-13); First-Team All-WAC (2012); NABC District 6 Second Team (2012); CollegeInsider.com All-Tournament Team (2012); Academic All-WAC (2010).
Ranks fifth all-time at Utah State in three-point shooting at 42.0 percent... Has 32 career double-figure scoring games, 13 career 20-point games and one career 30-point game.
Talented, versatile player who is a good shooter, as well as creating plays for both himself and his teammates... Worked hard in the offseason on both defensive game as well as getting stronger, and is expected to improve in both areas.
2012 Season (R-SO.):
Became just the second sophomore in school history along with Nate Harris in 2004 to earn first-team all-conference honors... Was also named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) District 6 second team as he finished the year averaging 17.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game, while shooting 49.6 percent from the field, 42.8 percent from three-point range and 80.1 percent at the free throw line in 35.2 minutes per game... Started all 37 games during the year to set a single-season school record for games played and started... Finished the year ranking second in the WAC and 16th in the nation in three-point shooting (.428), and third in the WAC and 80th in the country in scoring (17.0)... Also ranked 10th in the WAC and 75th in the nation in overall shooting (.496), and sixth in the WAC and 55th in the country in three-point field goals made per game (2.57)... Also ranked fourth in the WAC in free throw shooting (.801), seventh in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.70) and ninth in assists (3.35)... Scored in double-figures 31 times during the season, including 13 20-point games... Scored a career-high 32 points against Idaho (2/24) as he was 11-of-13 from the field, 6-of-8 from three-point range and 4-for-5 at the free throw line... Scored 27 of his 32 points in the second-half which are the most points scored by an Aggie in a single-half since Nate Williams scored 29 of his 45 points in the second-half against Saint Peter's on Dec. 8. 1969... Furthermore, those 32 points by Medlin are the most scored by an Aggie since Gary Wilkinson scored 33 points in an 83-77 overtime win at Fresno State on Jan. 31, 2009... Scored in double-figuers in each of his last five games and in 19 of his last 20 to end the season... Also had 20-plus points in three of his final five games of the season as he was named to the CollegeInsider.com all-tournament team... Was also named the Most Valuable Player of the Utah State hosted Athletes In Action Classic as USU defeated UT Alrington (73-69), Saint Peter's (72-47) and Kent State (81-62) to claim the tournament champoionship... Was 8-of-11 from three-point range at Idaho State (11/26) as those eight mady treys are tied for the third-most made in a single-game in school history and were tied for the 17th-most made in a single-game in the NCAA at the Division I level during the year... Went 13-for-14 at the free throw line against both Hawai'i (1/26) and Loyola Marymount (3/21)... That shooting percentage from the free throw line against LMU (.929) is a single-game postseason school record, as are the 13 made free throws... Recorded a career-high nine rebounds three times during the season and had five or more rebounds 14 times overall... Dished out a career-high eight assists twice during the year and had five or more assists eight times overall... Played a career-high 40 minutes twice during the season including against Mercer in the championship game of the CIT... Led the team in scoring 22 times during the year... Was also the team leader in assists 15 times and rebounding six times... Took four charges and had four dunks during the season... Scored 628 points as a sophomore to rank as the 10th-most in a single-season in school history, including the second-most by an underclassmen trailing Marvin Roberts who scored 718 points as a sophomore in 1969... Made 95 three-pointers as a sophomore to rank as the third-most in a single-season in school history, and ranks fourth all-time in three-point attempts in a single-season with 222... Also ranks second all-time at USU for a single-season in minutes played with 1,302 during his sophomore season... Became just the sixth underclassmen in school history to lead his team in scoring along with Cornell Green, (1959-60), Wayne Estes (1962-63), Marvin Roberts (1968-69), Greg Grant (1983-84) and Kendall Youngblood (1989-90).
2011 SEASON (So.):
Redshirted during his second season at Utah State.
Was one of 10 NCAA Division I student-athletes who participated in a week long tour with Athletes in Action in Poland... Averaged 8.0 points in four games, scoring in double-figures twice... Shot 46.2 percent from the field (12-26), 42.9 percent from three-point range (6-14) and was 2-of-2 at the free throw line.
2010 Season (FR.):
Played in 22 games during his first season at Utah State and averaged 10.6 minutes off the bench... Finished the year averaging 3.7 points and 0.7 rebounds, while shooting 40.9 percent from the field (27-66), 37.5 percent from three-point range (15-40) and 92.9 percent at the free throw line (13-14)... Scored a season-high 17 points against Southern Utah (11/28) as he was 5-of-8 from the field and 5-of-6 from three-point range, which ranks tied for the ninth-best single-game shooting performance from behind the arc in school history... Scored eight or more points five times during the season... Had a season-high three rebounds against Brigham Young (12/2) and played a season-high 19 minutes in back-to-back games at Cal State Bakersfield (12/16) and Long Beach State (12/18)... An academic all-WAC honoree.
Ranked as the 43rd-best prep player in Texas by Texas Hoops... Averaged 22.5 points per game as a prep senior and led Hebron High School to a 20-11 record and an appearance in the District 6 Championship game... During his senior season, he shot 53.0 percent from the field, 44.0 percent from three-point range and 76.0 percent from the free throw line... Scored a career-high 34 points in the district championship game against L.D. Bell High School and scored 30-plus points three times during the year... As a prep senior, he led his district with 739 points and was the second-leading scorer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area... Was named the District 6-5A Offensive Most Valuable Player as a senior and was a McDonald's All-American nominee... Also earned all-region honors during his senior season, along with earning all-district honors as both a junior and senior... During his junior campaign, he averaged approximately 11.0 points per game.
Full name is Preston Jerome Medlin... Born March 26, 1991 in San Antonio, Texas... Parents are Brenda and Dwayne Medlin... Has one brother... His mother competed in the heptathlon at the University of Oklahoma... Enjoys going to the mall, playing video games and all sports... Majoring in business administration.