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Ryan Cline
Ryan  Cline

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 195

Position:
Guard

10/20/2017

Getting to Know: Ryan Cline

One of the top 3-point shooters in America

08/28/2017

USA Advances to Gold-Medal Game 93-61

Vincent Edwards scores 31 points in win over Serbia

08/26/2017

Purdue to Face Israel in Taipei

Medal rounds begin Sunday as Purdue looks for gold

08/25/2017

USA Wins Pool C with 5-0 Record

Boilermakers run past Estonia 101-61 in final medal-round tuneup

08/24/2017

USA Stays Unbeaten in WUG Pool Play

Purdue advances to medal round with win on Thursday

11/12/2017

USATSI Gallery - Chicago State at Purdue

USATSI Gallery - Chicago State at Purdue

03/23/2017

Purdue vs. Kansas

NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen - March 23, 2017 (USATSI)

03/16/2017

NCAA Tournament Practice Photos

NCAA Tournament 1st Round Practice Session Photos

03/16/2017

Purdue vs. Vermont

NCAA Tournament First Round - March 16, 2017

01/17/2017

USATSI Gallery - Illinois @ No. 21 Purdue

USATSI Gallery - Illinois @ No. 21 Purdue

CAREER ACCOLADES
Cline Invited to HS 3-Point Contest (March 25, 2015)

CAREER NOTES
• Cline's 87 3-pointers through his sophomore year are the seventh-most through two years in Purdue history.
• Has not had a three-turnover game during his career in 66 career outings, owning a 2.91 assist / turnover ratio.
• Purdue is 17-6 when he makes two or more trifectas in a game during his career.
• Purdue is 27-4 when he hands out two or more assists in a game during his career.

AS A SOPHOMORE / 2016-17
Game-by-Game Statistics / Year in Photos
• Cline had another solid season, appearing in 31 games, starting the last seven games of the season.
• Averaged 5.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game while shooting 41.3 percent from 3-point range.
• Made 45-of-109 3-pointers during the season, shooting 22-of-47 (.468) in non-conference games.
• Expanded his game, making 12 2-point shots after making just one as a freshman. He went 12-of-25 (.480) from inside the arc.
• Went 18-of-38 (.474) against teams that reached the NCAA Tournament, including 3-of-3 against Louisville.
• He also improved on the defensive end, grabbing 11 steals, and used his length effectively.
• Connected on at least two 3-pointers in 12-of-31 games.
• Made several big shots throughout the year in key moments to lift Purdue to big wins.
• Battling the flu, made a second-half 3-pointer against Notre Dame with about 10 minutes left to give Purdue its first lead of the game.
• Made back-to-back 3-pointers in overtime against Penn State to lead Purdue to victory after the Boilermakers had fallen behind by two points.
• Hit a 3-pointer against Maryland to start a second-half rally after Purdue had fallen behind by 12 points.
• Scored a career-high 15 points (5-of-7 3-pointers) in Madison Square Garden against Arizona State.
• Added 12 points in a loss at Iowa (4-of-8 3-pointers) and 11 against Penn State on the road.

AS A FRESHMAN / 2015-16
Game-by-Game Statistics / Year in Photos
• Cline had a strong freshman campaign, appearing in all 35 games and averaging 3.9 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game in 13.9 minutes per contest.
• Cline had a strong freshman campaign, appearing in all 35 games and averaging 3.9 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game in 13.9 minutes per contest.
• Made 42-of-109 3-pointers, tied with Robbie Hummel for the fourth-most trifectas by a freshman in school history.
• His 42 3-pointers were the third most by a Big Ten freshman.
• Cline's 38.5 percent 3-point shooting was the seventh-best percentage by a Purdue freshman and ranked second among league freshman.
• Shot 39.6 percent (21-of-53) from long distance in Big Ten regular-season games.
• Was 1-of-2 players nationally to make 40 or more 3-pointers and three or fewer 2-pointers (Oakland's Max Hooper).
• Made four 3-pointers in a six-minute span against Pittsburgh in the Big Ten / ACC Challenge. Turned a one-point deficit into an 11-point lead to lead Purdue to its seventh straight win in the event.
• Hit two big 3-pointers late in the second half against Northwestern after the Wildcats had made a run.
• Purdue went 9-2 in games that he had two or more 3-pointers.
• Had a career-high four trifectas in the opener against North Carolina A&T and then again vs. Pittsburgh.
• Dished out a career-high four assists against Youngstown State and had six rebounds against Incarnate Word.
• Scored in double-figures against North Carolina A&T (13), Pittsburgh (12) and Northwestern (11).
• Lone 2-point field goal came against Howard and went 0-of-5 from inside the 3-point line during Big Ten play.

HIGH SCHOOL
• A 4-Star recruit by ESPN.com and a 3-Star recruit ranked No. 141 nationally by Rivals.com.
• Named runner-up to teammate Caleb Swanigan in the 2015 Indiana Mr. Basketball race after averaging 21.0 PPG, 5.1 RPG and 5.0 APG as a senior.
• Named the MIC Conference Player of the Year in 2015.
• Won the American Family Insurance High School Three-Point Championships in conjunction with the Final Four in early April.
• Was considered one of the top shooters in the country, Cline needs very little space and time to get his shot off.
• Also worked on his ball-handling skills as a senior at Carmel, often running the point guard position.
• Broke onto the national scene during the summer AAU circuit, where he earned MVP honors of the Adidas Super 64 tournament, leading Indiana Elite to the team title.
• Scored 25 points and made 7-of-10 three-pointers in the ESPN-televised tournament final. Name was trending nationally on Twitter following that performance.
• Averaged 16.9 points per game as a junior and helped Carmel to the 2013 Indiana 4A State Championship. Shot 43 percent from long distance and earned a spot on the Indy Star Indiana Junior All-Star Team.
• Was a starter as a sophomore and had a big performance in the 2013 state title game, where he made three clutch three-pointers and scored 11 points to help Carmel to its second straight state title.

PERSONAL
• Majoring in organizational leadership.
• Born April 10, 1997.
• Son of Mike and Micki Cline.
• Father, Michael, played basketball at Ohio State from 1976-79 and served as the team captain for the Buckeyes for two seasons.

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