21 - Ryon Howard
Ryon Howard
Height: 6-6
Weight: 225
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Bronx, NY
High School: Holderness School
Position: F
Capable of playing either forward spot. Can be a shut-down defender and can knock home the open jump shot from anywhere on the floor. 2006-07: Injured his knee on 11/14 in second half against North Carolina and was lost for the rest of the season. Tied his career-high with 14 points at Fordham on 11/10. 2005-06: Ties his career high with six rebounds on 2/11 at St. Francis (NY). Had a season-high ten points at FDU on 1/23. 2004-05: Averaged 23 minutes per game as a freshman. Started the first eight games of his collegiate career. Scored in double figures seven times, including a career-high 17 points at Central Connecticut on 2/11/05. Recorded career-best four steals in game at Columbia University on 12/9/04. High School: Lettered in basketball, football and lacrosse at the Holderness school in Plymouth, NH.... Played basketball for Coach Jamie Gallagher. Captained football and basketball teams his senior season. Was named the league MVP in football senior year. His football teams twice won the New England Class D Championship. He led the basketball team to the New England Class C title in 2003-04. Personal: Son of Carol Fagon and Joseph Howard. Has three brothers, Christopher, Brian and Brandon. Favorite sports team is the New York Giants. Favorite athlete is LeBron James. Favorite book is Hamlet, favorite TV show is Family Guy and favorite movie is Paycheck. Favorite food is pizza and he enjoys rap and hip-hop music. Would like to have dinner with President Bush "to discuss face-to-face why he made some of the decisions he's made." Plans to major in international business and hopes to work for a Fortune 500 company after graduation.