Bly McGuire

Number33
ClassSr.
PositionC
Height6-9
Weight235
HometownElbert, Colo.
Prev. SchoolWestern State

Statistics

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Season  GP-GS  Min--Avg  FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA   Pct  Off Def  Tot  Avg  PF FO   A  TO Blk Stl  Pts  Avg
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2006-07 27-23  665 24.6 144-264  .545   7-21   .333 101-130  .777   53 128  181  6.7 100  8  31  80  12  15  396 14.7
2005-06  27-26 783 29.0 134-290  .462   2-7    .286  74-117  .632   48  96  144  5.3  91  6  25  72  13  10  344 12.7

Notes:

2006-07: Was named honorable mention all-East ... Played in 27 games and started 23 ... Led the team in rebounding with 6.7 per game and blocked shots with 0.4 per game ... Was second on the team in scoring with 14.7 per game ... Had a season total 396 points, 181 rebounds, 31 assists, 15 steals, and 12 blocked shots ... Had a career-high 29 points on two separate occasions against Adams State on Dec. 9 and Feb. 28 ... Had a career-high 13 rebounds against Adams State on Feb. 28 ... Had a career-high four steals against Chadron State Feb. 24 ... Had a career-high four assists on two different occasions ... Tied his career-high two blocked shots twice this season. 2005-06: Played in 27 games and started 26 ... Was second on the team in scoring averaging 12.7 points per game ... Was also second on the team in rebounding with 5.3 per game ... Was ranked 15th in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference in scoring ... Ranked 17th in the RMAC in defensive rebounds .... Ranked 19th in the RMAC for rebounding ... Tied 19th in the RMAC in offensive rebounds ... Had a season-high 10 rebounds on Feb. 7 at New Mexico Highlands ... Scored 344 total points ... Scored a season-high 18 points against Colorado State University on Dec. 28 ... Repeated the 18 point performance against Fort Lewis on Feb. 18 ... Made a game-tying three-pointer in overtime against Fort Lewis on Feb. 18 to send the game into double-overtime which the Mountain Lions won.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Transferred from Western State, where he was named honorable mention All-RMAC as a sophomore ... Started all 27 of the Mountaineers' games as a sophomore, averaging 14 points and 7.2 rebounds per game, both team highs ... Averaged 18.5 points and nine rebounds per game in two contests against UCCS ... Was Western State's leading scorer in 15 of their 27 games and the leading rebounder 20 times ... Scored a then career-high 24 points against Colorado State-Pueblo on Feb. 21, 2004 ... Grabbed a then career-high 12 rebounds against the University of Mobile on Dec. 29, 2003 ... Scored in double figures in all but four games as a sophomore ... Averaged 12.1 minutes, 4.5 points and 2.7 rebounds per game as a freshman at Western State ... Played in all 26 of the Mountaineer's games with three starts ... Shot 45.9 percent from the field and 60 percent from the foul line ... High school all-conference in baseball, basketball, and football ... Senior year was all-state in baseball and basketball ... Qualified for the State Tournament in his sophomore, junior, and senior years in basketball.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Business ... Has one sister, Lyndsey McGuire and one step-sister, Katie Faughan ... Parents are Richard and Bev McGuire ... Born February 18, 1984.

Stories featuring Bly McGuire

February 28, 2007Season ends with playoff lossALAMOSA- Perhaps it was appropriate that the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, coached by former Adams State assistant Russ Caton, should be a chapter in the storybook ending to Larry Mortensen's coaching career..
February 27, 2007Hannaway snubbed for all-RMAC teamPatrick Hannaway of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named first-team all-East by Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference coaches, the conference announced Tuesday.
February 24, 2007UCCS men lock up playoff spot with winCOLORADO SPRINGS- Led by Bly McGuire's 20 points and 10 rebounds, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions won their school-record 16th game and wrapped up just their second Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoff berth with a 70-66 victory Saturday night over the Chadron State Eagles at the Lions' Den.
February 23, 2007UCCS stuns LopersCOLORADO SPRINGS- Eric Davis notched his first career double-double to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an 89-81 victory over the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers, snapping the Mountain Lions seven-game losing streak.
February 23, 2007UCCS names 20th anniversary teamCOLORADO SPRINGS-The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs named its 20th anniversary men's basketball team Friday.
February 17, 2007UCCS' seventh straight loss a heartbreakerCOLORADO SPRINGS- Bly McGuire's off balance jumper at the buzzer fell short as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped its seventh straight game, a 76-74 heartbreaker to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Saturday night at the Lions' Den.
February 13, 2007UCCS drops sixth straightDENVER- Alex Potts hit a short jumper with 1.4 seconds remaining to left the Regis Rangers to a 78-75 victory Tuesday night at Regis Fieldhouse and season sweep of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
February 10, 2007Men's basketball extends loss streak to fiveDespite 28 points by Nic Fuller, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs saw its losing streak grow to five with an 81-69 loss to the Colorado Christian Cougars Saturday night at Lakewood.
February 9, 2007UCCS men drop fourth straightThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs committed 28 turnovers en route to an 83-67 defeat at the hands of the No. 4-ranked Metro State Roadrunners Friday evening at the Auraria Events Center in Denver.
February 2, 2007UCCS dig too deep a holeGOLDEN- Maybe it's appropriate when playing a team named "Orediggers," the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs should dig itself a very deep hole.
January 30, 2007Regis controls tempo, scores upset over UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS- In a game of tempo, slow-down Regis came out on top.
January 27, 2007UCCS one pass short against Metro StateCOLORADO SPRINGS- The 466 standing, screaming fans, crammed into every nook, crevice and window of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' diminutive Lions' Den, made the statement better than the players could have.
January 26, 2007Simpson treys sink Colorado ChristianCOLORADO SPRINGS- Patrick Simpson played rally killer Friday night.
January 23, 2007UCCS finishes season sweep of Colorado CollegeCOLORADO SPRINGS-Patrick Hannaway scored 31 points to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 94-69 victory and a season sweep of intra-city rival Colorado College Tuesday at Reid Gymnasium.
January 18, 2007UCCS holds on for win over Chadron StateThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fought off a dogged comeback attempt to hold on to a 90-85 victory over the Chadron State Eagles Thursday night at Chadron, Neb.
January 13, 2007UCCS hands Mesa State first RMAC lossCOLORADO SPRINGS- Mesa State's bid for a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference first ended Saturday night in the Lions' Den.
January 12, 2007Fuller's shot lifts UCCS past Fort LewisCOLORADO SPRINGS- Nic Fuller hit a pull-up jumper with 9.7 seconds remaining to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an 89-87 victory over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Friday night at the Lions' Den.
January 6, 2007Hannaway's buzzer-beater lifts UCCSLAS VEGAS, N.M.- Patrick Hannaway nailed an off-balance 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a stunning 78-77 victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys Saturday night at the John A. Wilson Center.
January 4, 2007Turnovers costly in loss to Western New MexicoSILVER CITY, N.M- You never expect to get a break when you play on the road, especially in a small town.
December 31, 2006Men again drop CSU-Pueblo in overtimeCOLORADO SPRINGS- For the second time in 22 days, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves in overtime, this time a 107-100 Mountain Lions victory in overtime Saturday evening at the Lions' Den.
December 16, 2006Balanced attack leads UCCS past Western StateCOLORADO SPRINGS- Patrick Hannaway and Bly McGuire scored 18 points each as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs topped the Western State Mountaineers 84-71 Saturday evening at the Lions' Den.
December 12, 2006UCCS dodges bombs, beats Colorado CollegeCOLORADO SPRINGS- Behind Patrick Hannaway's 26 points the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dodged a bullet Tuesday night, edging the Colorado College Tigers 85-77 at the Lions' Den.
December 9, 2006Caton's return to Alamosa disappointingHead coach Russ Caton and the University of Colorado Springs Mountain Lions traveled to Alamosa, Colo. to face the Adams State Grizzlies for their second game in as many days. Caton's homecoming was disappointing to say the least as the Mountain Lions fell 89-76 to the Grizzlies.
December 8, 2006UCCS erases big deficit to top CSU-Pueblo in overtimePUEBLO- Patrick Hannaway clutched his arms to his chest, looked toward the bench and smiled.
December 3, 2006UCCS tops Panhandle, matches best startGUNNISON- Oklahoma Panhandle State proved that Patrick Hannaway could be slowed down. The Mountain Lions proved that it didn't matter.
December 1, 2006No. 15 ranked team hands UCCS first lossGUNNISON- Joe Scott's running 3-point attempt at the buzzer came up short as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs came agonizingly close against the nation's No. 15-ranked team in a 74-71 loss to the Minnesota State, Mankato Mavericks Friday evening at Wright Gym.
November 25, 2006Defense leads UCCS to 3-0 startCOLORADO SPRINGS- Friday, it was the offense that led the way. Saturday, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs showed off its defense.
November 24, 2006UCCS off to first 2-0 start in school historyThe Mountain Lions did something no University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team had done before - started a season 2-0.
November 4, 2006Mountain Lions fall short against Div. I Cowboys in exhibitionThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions arrived in Wyoming Saturday to face the Division I Cowboys for their final exhibition game of the season. Despite 29 points from senior forward Patrick Hannaway, the Mountain Lions came up short, 101-82.
October 18, 2006Big production comes from small townsAt most universities, the start of basketball season is an exciting time. UCCS is no exception as far as excitement is concerned. And fans will have the opportunity to display their excitement for the men's and women's basketball teams at the "Moonlight Madness" celebration Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at the Lions' Den.
October 17, 2006Men's basketball season previewThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has long desired a strong, stable men's basketball program around which the campus community could rally. After 15 seasons and only one winning season, that desire has turned into a whim for many, like the treasured but unattainable bicycle behind the store window.
June 8, 2006Men's basketball recruiting class announcedWhen Russ Caton took over as the new coach of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team, the first order of business was to evaluate the team he had inherited. The second was to augment that core.
February 23, 2006Hannaway sets scoring record in lossPatrick Hannaway set a new University of Colorado at Colorado Springs record for points in a season but that wasn't enough to prevent to Mesa State Mavericks from defeating the Mountain Lions 68-56 Thursday night at Grand Junction.
February 18, 2006UCCS stuns Fort Lewis in double overtimeCOLORADO SPRINGS-P.J. Forrest hit a leaning buzzer-beater to put Saturday's game into overtime and Bly McGuire duplicated the feat to send it into double overtime, but in the end it was two free throws by Todd Crist that lifted the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an 82-81 victory over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks at the Lions' Den.
February 16, 2006UCCS fades in second half, loses to Adams StateCOLORADO SPRINGS- Roman Moniak scored 20 points to lead the Adams State Grizzlies to a come-from-behind 68-59 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Thursday night at the Lions' Den.
February 13, 2006McGuire named player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs center Bly McGuire was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference West Division player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
February 11, 2006UCCS wins second straight under SchakelCOLORADO SPRINGS- For years, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball program has had to measure success in terms of improvement rather than victories.
February 7, 2006UCCS gets first win under SchakelLAS VEGAS, N.M.- As the final seconds of Tuesday's game ticked off, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs coach Doug Schakel threw his arms wide, looked skyward and let out a triumphant yell. The Mountain Lions players flashed huge smiles that betrayed both their elation and their uncertainty; almost as if even with no time remaining, some nefarious force might come along and snatch the feeling away from them.
February 4, 2006Schakel looks to end culture of losingALAMOSA- There's a culture to losing that, once acquired, is as difficult as an infectious disease to get rid of. That's exactly what Doug Schakel was brought to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to do.The Mountain Lions were defeated again Saturday night 80-58 by the Adams State grizzlies at Plachy Hall. How that loss came about is indicative of Schakel's dilemma.
February 3, 2006UCCS suffers pointless lossDURANGO- It all seemed so, well, pointless.
January 27, 2006Fabulous four minutes provides glimpse in lossPUEBLO- For four minutes Friday night, the light bulb went on for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team. The offense moved, the defense stopped and the planets aligned as the Mountain Lions, for a while, firmly grasped the concepts that won coach Doug Schakel over 500 games and a spot in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Hall of Fame.
January 24, 2006UCCS drops fourth straightMountain Lions- fans have yet to see any victories since interim coach Doug Schakel took over the team just over a week ago. Schakel, however, has.
January 21, 2006Mountain Lions look in mirror during loss to Mesa StateThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team got an up close and personal look Saturday night at what the Mountain Lions are trying to become.
January 20, 2006Four days not enough as UCCS falls to Western StateApparently, four days just wasn't quite enough.
January 14, 2006Slow start sinks UCCSPatrick Hannaway had 22 points but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was unable to overcome a slow start in a 94-76 loss to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Saturday at Kearney, Neb.
January 11, 2006Mountain Lions get Kirkham win No. 300Stephen Kirkham's 300th collegiate basketball victory came in a game he never wanted to coach in the first place.
January 9, 2006Lions fade in second half against Northern ColoradoGREELEY- Bly McGuire and Patrick Hannaway had 18 and 16 points respectively, but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs suffered its eighth straight defeat, 90-66 to the Northern Colorado Bears Monday night at Butler-Hancock Sports Pavillion.
January 7, 2006Mines buries Mountain LionsKyle Pape scored 20 points and the Colorado Mines Orediggers defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 96-67 Saturday night at the Lions' Den.
January 5, 2006Second-half collapse cages Mountain LionsAmong history's most infamous collapses are the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome roof, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and Pauly Shore's career. Add to that list the Mountain Lions' second-half performance on Thursday.
December 30, 2005Hannaway outstanding but not perfectA sad irony of sports is that on the same night one is nearly perfect, the slightest imperfection can be incredibly costly.
December 28, 2005Good performance not enough against Division I CSUWell, that's enough of that - at least for now.
December 16, 2005Halftime deficit too much to overcome in loss to RegisDENVER- Patrick Hannaway had 26 points and 11 rebounds but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was unable to overcome a halftime deficit in an 84-78 loss to the Regis Rangers Friday night at Regis Fieldhouse.
December 10, 2005Career highs not enough to stop TigersDespite career highs from both Patrick Hannaway and Bryan Snyder the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was beaten 86-59 by the Fort Hays State Tigers Saturday night at the Lions' Den.
December 8, 2005UCCS men win conference openerIt took University of Colorado at Colorado Springs coach Lance Hammond exactly one Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference game to match his win total from last year.
November 30, 2005Grand Canyon completes season sweepThe Mountain Lions started out playing a basketball game Wednesday night but ended up letting themselves get into a track meet.
November 19, 2005Mountain Lions strafed by Air ForceThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had a learning experience Saturday at the Air Force Academy. The Mountain Lions learned from the Falcons that there is a difference between Division I and Division II basketball. UCCS also learned how effective precise execution and all-out hustle can be.
November 15, 2005Men's basketball drops openerThe Mountain Lions got a taste of the future Tuesday night, but ended up with a result of the past.
November 13, 2005Men's basketball previewNever have meaningless exhibition games been more meaningful to a basketball program. At least that's what the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is hoping.
November 12, 2005UCCS impressive, but drops final exhibitionPatrick Hannaway took the inbounds pass with four seconds remaining. He went left to avoid one Denver defender, then sprinted right, across the midcourt stripe, to elude another pursuing guard. He deked 6-foot-11 center Yemi Nicholson then set himself to fire the tying 3-pointer against the Division I Pioneers.
November 5, 2005UCCS tops CC in exhibitionSure, it was only an exhibition game, but Mountain Lions basketball fans may want to allow themselves to start getting just a little excited
February 24, 2004Another Bain record leads to second stright winJack Bain, who has set record after record during this, his senior season, saved his best for last. And a capacity senior night crowd of 304 watched in amazement as Bain grabbed one more record.
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