Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y.
Multi-dimensional ... Versatile athlete ... Excellent shooter and rebounder ... Head coach Cesar Odio describes Triche as a “silent warrior” ... Has the ability to step up his game when needed.
JUNIOR (2004-05): Played in 31 games and was a key player off the bench for the Bucs ... Was second on the team with a 52.9 field goal percentage (82-of-155) ... Second on the team with a 43.1 percentage from three-point range (25-of-58) ... Led the team at the free-throw line with a 94.7 shooting percentage (36-of-38) ... Tied for fourth on the squad with 7.3 points per game ... Averaged 2.8 boards ... Tallied 27 assists, 14 steals, and eight blocks ... Was the Bucs’ leading scorer in three contests, including a career-high 21-point performance against Nova Southeastern ... Scored in double-digits in 10 of the Bucs’ 32 contests.
COLLEGE (Palm Beach CC): A two-year letterwinner for coach Steve Bernath at Palm Beach Community College ... A Second-Team All-Southern Conference pick ... Held the second-highest field goal percentage in the NJCAA as a sophomore ... Averaged 10.5 points, seven rebounds, and four assists during his tenure with the Panthers ... Chosen to participate in the NJCAA Region 8 Sophomore All-Star game along with teammate Amadou Fall.
HIGH SCHOOL: A standout player for coach Tony Smarelli at Nottingham High ... Named First-Team All-Central New York ... Held the second-highest free throw percentage in Central New York as a senior ... Averaged 19 points, nine rebounds, and three assists in his final season with the Bulldogs ... Shot 40 percent from behind the arc and 80 percent from the charity stripe.
PERSONAL: Son of Melvin Sr. and Debra Triche ... Has two brothers, Michael and Brandon ... Majoring in exercise science ... Uncle Howard Triche played for Syracuse on the national runner-up squad in 1997.