Chris Hines
Chris Hines


Evergreen, Ala.

Last College:
Southwestern Illinois C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 227


2009-10 (Junior)
Appeared in all 32 games and started the final 14 games of the season ... closed out the regular season by averaging 9.0 boards in the final four games ... was named the team's Most Improved Player ... scored a career-high 13 points against Auburn on 6-of-8 shooting with five rebounds ... pulled down a career-high 14 rebounds, with seven points at South Carolina ... hauled in a then career-high 10 rebounds and three blocks in the second meeting with Mississippi State ... made his first career start against Mississippi State ... posted a then career-high with nine points on 4-of-4 shooting in 14 minutes of action against Tennessee ... averaged two points per game at the Old Spice Classic ... had five boards and two blocks in 17 minutes against Providence.

Prior to Alabama
Was a first-team junior college All-American in 2009 after leading Southwestern Illinois Community College to the NJCAA National Tournament and the Region 24 title ... averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds per game that season to help his squad to a 35-4 record ... in his first season at SWIC, he averaged 14 points and nine rebounds, earning all-region and all-conference accolades as the team finished as the region runner-up with a 28-5 record for head coach Jay Harrington ... prior to enrolling at SWIC, he was the 2006 Alabama Class 4A Player of the Year while at Hillcrest-Evergreen High School ... spent the 2006-07 season at North Atlanta (Ga.) Prep ... named the Most Valuable Player of the 2006 Alabama Class 4A State Tournament ... Alabama Sports Writers Association's 2006 Alabama All-State "Super Five" Team ... runner-up in voting for Alabama's 2006 Mr. Basketball honor ... led Hillcrest-Evergreen to the 2006 Alabama Class 4A State Championship while averaging 25 points, 12 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game as a senior ... scored 24 of his team's 35 points in a Class 4A State Final win over Saks that gave the Jaguars their first state title ... as a junior in 2005-06, averaged 26 points and 8.5 rebounds per game ...

Majoring in human environmental sciences at Alabama ... is the son of the late Pat Nelson and the late Lois Hines ... graduated high school with honors ... sister, Natalie, played basketball at Auburn-Montgomery..