Played in 113 games during his four years at ECU, averaging 3.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game ... Scored double figures in 11 games, including a career-high 14 against UAB in the semifinals of the 2011 Conference USA tournament ... Finished his ECU career ranked fifth all-time in steals (117) and games played (113) as well as ninth in assists (243) ... One of eight players in school history with 200 assists and 100 steals.
As A Senior (2012-13) 2012-13 Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in each of the first 22 games before missing the final 13 contests due to injury ... Averaged 2.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game ... Started five games ... With his two assists against Washington & Lee, he became the 12th player in school history with over 200 career assists ... Scored eight points against Methodist ... Grabbed five rebounds and dished out two assists in each of the first two games ... Against Appalachian State, scored two points, grabbed two rebounds, distributed two assists and was credited with two steals ... Dished out a team-high three assists at Georgia State ... Scored a season-high nine points against St. Andrews, going 3-of-3 behind the arc ... Handed out a team-high six assists at Massachusetts ... Dished out a career-high eight assists against Campbell ... Made the game-winning shot in overtime against UCF, sinking a 3-pointer with 0.4 left on the clock; it was his only shot of the game ... Had four assists in the win over Houston ... Grabbed a season-best six rebounds against UTEP and Rice ... The final game of his career was against UCF on Feb. 9; he played five minutes and did not score.
As A Junior (2011-12) 2011-12 Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in all 31 games and made 11 starts ... Averaged 3.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.2 steals per game ... Posted an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.5 (64:38) ... Ranked 10th in Conference USA in steals per game ... Led the team in steals (1.3 spg) during conference games, ranking ninth in the league ... Scored a season-high 13 points against Rice, going 5-of-6 from the field, including 3-of-3 behind the arc ... Dished out five assists against Appalachian State and at home against Marshall ... Had multiple steals in 12 games, including three in a trio of games ... Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against Virginia-Wise ... Garnered five or more rebounds in five games ... Handed out three or more assists in nine games ... Played 30 or more minutes in four games.
As A Sophomore (2010-11) 2010-11 Game-by-Game Statistics
Started 33 of 34 games played during the season ... Led the team in steals (55) and minutes per game (30.6) ... Averaged 6.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game ... Posted an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2:1 ... Ranked among the top 15 in Conference USA in assist-to-turnover ratio (3rd), steals (5th) and assists (15th) ... Scored double figures in nine games, including a career-high 14 in the semifinals of the Conference USA tournament against UAB ... Led the Pirates in scoring with 13 points at UAB and 11 points against N.C. State ... Added 13 points against Houston and scored 12 points in a trio of games ... Was the Pirates' top assist distributor in 14 games ... Handed out five or more assists nine times ... Dished out a career-best seven assists against UNC Greensboro ... Recorded more assists than turnovers in 23 games ... Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Rice ... Sank 3-of-5 3-point field goals at UAB in the final game of the regular season ... Was a perfect 6-for-6 at the free throw line against N.C. State ... Made 8-of-12 free throws during the C-USA tournament semifinals ... Played more than 30 minutes in 20 games and over 35 minutes in eight games, including all 40 versus Campbell ... Credited with six steals against Campbell, the most by a Conference USA player during the season.
As A Freshman (2009-10) 2009-10 Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 26 games and made five starts ... Averaged 2.4 points and 1.8 rebounds per game ... Made his ECU debut in the season-opener against UVa.-Wise ... Scored his first collegiate point at the free throw line versus Wake Forest ... Had four rebounds and two assists in nine minutes against Coker ... Made his first field goal against Houston and first three-pointer at Southern Miss ... First career start was at Southern Miss ... Played a season-high 32 minutes against the Golden Eagles ... Played 30 minutes in the win at UCF ... Played double-digit minutes in his last 15 games of the season after playing 10 minutes in just one of his first 11 games ... Pulled down a season-best five rebounds at Tulane and at home against UCF ... Distributed a season-high four assists as UTEP ... Was a perfect 4-of-4 from the field versus Southern Miss.
Prepped at Worcester (Mass.) Academy during the 2008-09 season after attending Madison (Wis.) West High School ... Averaged 12 points, five rebounds and four assists for Worcester ... As a senior at Madison West, he averaged 16.9 points, 6.7 assists and was an all-conference selection ... Played in the 2008 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game ... Coached at Worcester Academy by Ed Reilly.
Born June 7, 1990 ... Son of Clyde and Carla Gaines ... Younger brother of former Louisville All-America and NBA First Round Draft pick Reece Gaines ... Has an older sister, Cachell ... Academic major is communication ... Chose East Carolina over George Washington, Wisconsin-Green Bay, Fairfield and Detroit.