2012-13 | SOPHOMORE SEASON Bob Cousy Award Watch List (Nation's Top Point Guard) South Padre Island Invitational All-Tournament Team
Kyan Anderson emerged as TCU's offensive leader while starting each game at the point in his second year on campus ... set single-season career bests in points, rebounds, assists, steals, 3-pointers and minutes played ... topped TCU and ranked among the Big 12's individual leaders in scoring (No. 15), assists (No. 8), steals (No. 6), 3-pointers (No. 9), 3-point percentage (No. 10), assist/turnover ratio (No. 10) and minutes played (No. 3) ... finished the season as TCU's active leader in consecutive starts (54) and career assists (200) and steals (84) ... ranked as the team leader in games pacing the squad in assists (18 times) and points (10 times) ... scored in double figures a team-high 19 games with four efforts of 20 points or more ... played at least 30 minutes in 26 of TCU's 32 games ... collected five assists or more eight times ... scored 13 points, all after halftime, in TCU's season opener vs. Cal Poly (Nov. 9) ... finished in double figures in back-to-back games with 10 points against Centenary (Nov. 12) ... tied his career-high with eight assists against SMU (Nov. 15) ... scored all eight of his points after halftime to help TCU erase a second-half deficit in its win vs. Prairie View A&M (Nov. 18) ... poured in a career-high 35 points on 13-of-20 shooting against UAB (Nov. 24) ... the total was one of the top performances by a Big 12 player during the season and the best by a Horned Frog since Kevin Langford scored 36 points on Jan. 21, 2009 vs. Wyoming ... the effort helped earn him a spot on the South Padre Island Invitational All-Tournament Team ... notched his second straight 20-plus-point effort with 21 against Southern Utah (Nov. 29) ... made it three straight 20-point contests with 20 against Houston (Dec. 4) ... connected on a career-high four three-pointers while becoming the first Frog with at least 20 points in three straight contests since Corey Santee in 2001-02 ... tied his career high with five steals and added six assists at Tulsa (Dec. 8) ... led TCU in scoring for the first time in five games with 16 points in 37 minutes against Mississippi Valley State (Dec. 30) while also dishing out a team-best five assists ... posted 10 points and a team-high three assists at Oklahoma State (Jan. 9) followed by 10 more points against No. 16 Kansas State (Jan. 16) ... led TCU with 19 points at West Virginia (Jan. 23) ... paced the team with four steals, his fifth career game with four or more thefts, and three assists in the home loss to Baylor (Jan. 26) ... scored eight points during the home win over No. 5 Kansas (Feb. 6) despite sitting for much of the game in foul trouble ... collected a team-high 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting at home against West Virginia (Feb. 9) ... matched his career best in assists for the second time on the year with eight helpers and added team highs of 11 points and three steals at Iowa State (Feb. 16) ... filled the stat line against Texas (Feb. 19) with 10 points, eight assists and two steals ... set a new career-long streak against the Longhorns with his fourth straight game scoring in double figures ... notched 11 second-half points at No. 9 Kansas (Feb. 25) ... totaled 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting against No. 15 Oklahoma State (Feb. 28) ... played all 40 minutes for just the second time in his career at Texas Tech (March 2) and scored 18 points, including four 3-pointers ... poured in a conference career-high 29 points on 10-of-15 shooting at No. 9 Kansas State (March 5), setting a career-best with five 3-pointers ... concluded the regular season with his ninth-straight game in double figures in the win over Oklahoma (March 9) featuring 11 points to go with seven helpers ... the nine straight contests in double figures were the most for a Frog since Zvonko Buljan went 11 in a row in 2009-10 ... averaged 14.0 ppg during the season's final 10-game stretch ... ended the season by making at least one 3 in a career-best 11 straight games.
2011-12 | FRESHMAN SEASON Mountain West Freshman of the Year
Anderson capped an outstanding first season at TCU by becoming the first Horned Frog to be named Mountain West Freshman of the Year ... became the fourth Frog all-time to be named top league freshman, joining the likes of Damion Walker (1996 Southwest Conference), Juan Bragg (1995 SWC) and Jeff Jacobs (1994 SWC) ... earned the honor after leading all league freshmen in scoring average (9.8 ppg; No. 19 overall), assists (3.07 apg; No. 8 overall), assist/turnover ratio (1.48; No. 7 overall) and minutes (34.64 mpg; No. 6 overall) during league action ... ranked No. 8 in the MW overall in assist average for the entire season ... appeared in all 33 games while starting each of the last 22 contests, which ranked as the most by a TCU freshman in head coach Jim Christian's tenure and the most by a Frog freshman overall since Femi Ibikunle in 2003-04 (28) ... ranked second on the team in assists and 3-point percentage; third in minutes played and 3-pointers made; fifth in scoring; and sixth in steals ... played at least 31 minutes in all but one of TCU's MW contests ... scored in double figures 11 times while leading the Frogs four times in points and seven times in assists ... recorded two 20-point outings ... led TCU with a career-high 22 points, including 7-of-7 shooting from the charity stripe, during the loss at No. 17 San Diego State (Feb. 4) ... also scored 20 on the road to pace TCU during the road loss at No. 14 UNLV (Jan. 18) in addition to pulling down six rebounds ... dished out a career-best eight assists to go along with three steals during the Feb. 11 home win over Colorado State ... tallied a career-best five steals in the CBI quarterfinal loss at Oregon State (March 19) after totaling setting his previous best of four the game before vs. Milwaukee (March 13) ... hit three 3's five times during TCU's MW schedule.
PREP CAREER Kyan Anderson, a Fort Worth native who attended local basketball power North Crowley High School, was a four-star recruit according to MaxPreps and a three-star player according to both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... ranked in the preseason as the nation's No. 29 point guard by ESPN and No. 30 by Scout.com ... the No. 18 senior in the state of Texas according to Rivals.com and the No. 3 point guard ... helped lead Fort Worth's North Crowley High School to a 135-18 overall record during his four years ... averaged 14.1 points and 6.0 assists per game as a senior in 2011 while leading the Panthers to a 31-6 overall record and the Texas 4-5A regional semifinals ... led all Texas Class 5A players in assists and ranked No. 8 in scoring average despite missing time due to injury ... was named the district 3-5A Most Valuable Player as a junior in 2010 as well as first-team all-state and first-team all-region ... also named area Player of the Year by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and all-area by the Dallas Morning News ... was a MaxPreps honorable-mention All-American ... ranked 91st overall in the MaxPreps preseason Top 100 for the class of 2011 ... averaged 21.1 points and 6.2 assists per game in 2010 ... set a school record with 48 points in game against Abilene High School, which topped the previous mark set by current Los Angeles Clipper Willie Warren in 2008 ... averaged 9.4 points, 5.5 assists and 3.3 steals as a sophomore in 2009 on a Panther squad that went 33-6 and advanced to the regional semifinals ... saw significant action as a freshman in 2008 for the North Crowley team that went 38-1 while winning the Texas 5A state championship ... averaged 3.8 points and 1.9 assists per contest ... played AAU ball for the Dallas Heroes ... also drew interest from a group of schools that included Providence, USC, Wake Forest, Virginia, Texas Tech, Houston and SMU.
OFF THE COURT Anderson is the son of Chris and Cheryl Anderson ... has one brother, Kayden ... an arts and sciences pre-major.
CAREER HIGHS Points: 35 (11/24/12 vs. UAB) Rebounds: 6 (1/18/12 at UNLV) Field Goals: 13 (11/24/12 vs. UAB) Field Goal Attempts: 20 (11/24/12 vs. UAB) 3-Pointers: 5 (3/5/13 at Kansas State) 3-Point Attempts: 11, 2x (last 2/16/13 at Iowa State) Free Throws: 8, 2x (11/29/12 vs. Southern Utah) Free Throw Attempts: 10 (11/24/12 vs. UAB) Assists: 8, 4x (last 2/18/13 vs. Texas) Blocked Shots: 1 (11/20/11 vs. Norfolk State) Steals: 5, 2x (last 12/8/12 at Tulsa) Minutes: 40, 2x (last 3/2/13 at Texas Tech)