Transferred to UMass from West Virginia in the summer of 2013 ... Sat out the 2013-14 season per NCAA transfer rules and has two years of eligibility beginning in 2014-15.
West Virginia (2011-13):
Appeared in 65 games with 59 starts over two seasons at West Virginia for coach Bob Huggins ...Two-year totals include 482 points (7.4 points per game each season), 137 rebounds, 160 assists and 71 steals ... Scored in double figures 21 times and dished out at least five assists on seven occasions.
Started 26 of the 32 games at point guard while averaging 7.4 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists over 22.8 minutes per game ... In 18 Big 12 games, he ranked third on the team in scoring with 8.6 ppg in 25.0 mpg ... Was the only starter to reach double figures with 11 points in 24 minutes against Marist (11/22/12) ... Opened a stretch of four-consecutive double-digit games with 11 points in the Big 12 opener versus Oklahoma (1/5/13) ... Followed the OU game with 11 in an overtime win at Texas (1/9/13), a team-high 15 at home against Kansas State (1/12/13) and a career-high 20 on 8-of-22 at Iowa State (1/16/13) ... His step-back three with 11.6 seconds left tied the game before the Cyclones won on a bucket as time expired ... Grabbed a career-high six rebounds in a season-best 37 minutes in the OT win at Texas ... Shared game-high honors with 14 points in home win over Texas (2/4/13) ... Came off the bench to score a team-high 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting, including a career-high tying 4-of-5 from outside in the regular-season finale against Iowa State (3/9/13).
Started all 33 games at point guard while posting 7.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists over 28.8 minutes per game ... Led the team with 108 assists and 46 steals ... Ranked fourth on the team in scoring and third in 3-pointers made (25) and minutes ... Registered 7.1 ppg and 3.2 apg in Big East play ... Recorded double figures in 12 contests ... Burst onto the college scene by averaging 11.5 points and 3.3 rebounds over the first six games ... Finished his first career game with nine points, five assists and four steals in 24 minutes against Oral Roberts (11/11/11) ... Posted a season-high 19 points with four rebounds, four assists and a career-best five steals versus Akron (11/28/11) ... Had 18 points (setting a career-high 4-of-5 from outside) with a career-best seven assists in an overtime loss to No. 6 Baylor (12/23/11) in the Las Vegas Classic title game ... Matched his assists high with seven at Rutgers (1/4/12), including his best game at the free throw line with a 6-for-6 effort en route to 11 points ... Team-high 17 points, including 12 on 6-of-9 shooting in the second half against Notre Dame (12/2/12) ... 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting against DePaul (12/28/12).
Ranked as the No. 73 player in the country and No. 13 point guard in the 2011 class by ESPN.com, No. 13 at his position by Scout.com and No. 26 by Rivals.com ... Four-year letter winner at Mount Vernon HS for coach Bob Cimmino ... Named Class AA state Player of the Year by the New York State Sportswriters Association ... Two-time Mr. Basketball by the Westchester County Basketball Coaches Association ... Only player in Mount Vernon history to win five Section 1 championships ... Two-time Westchester/Putnam boys basketball Player of the Year ... Scored more than 1,000 points in his high school career ... Averaged 17.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.7 steals per game in his career ... Averaged 18.5 points, 4.5 steals and 4.0 assists as a junior ... Played AAU basketball for the Westchester Metro Hawks.
Full name is Jabarie Wayne Hinds, Jr. ... Born on March 11, 1992 in the Bronx, N.Y. ... Son of Donna Fearon ... Has a sister who played basketball at Monroe Community College ... Majoring in Afro-American Studies.