NCAA Division I Sports
NCAA Division I Sports
Four-year starter and letterwinner at Bay View High School … concluded his career with 1,312 points, the first player in school history to reach the 1,000-point mark … Associated Press First Team All-State honoree as a senior under head coach Kyle Brokmeier … averaged 19.9 points, 7.0 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game that season … was also named all-state by the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association … tabbed all-conference and all-city each of his final two campaigns at Bay View … named to the all-league squad each of his four seasons … named to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel all-state rosters in 2005-06 and 2006-07 … played under Bill Jones his first three seasons … voted the top AAU player in the state and helped DTA to the state title.
In 2006, Buycks originally committed to Bradley but failed to qualify academically.
First Team NJCAA All-America selection at Indian Hills Community College in 2008-09 under head coach Jeff Kidder … finished with 1,254 points in two years, the third-best mark in school history … helped squad to 58-13 record during his tenure, including a league title, conference tournament championship and national tourney appearance … two-time first team all-region honoree … averaged 17.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game as a sophomore … led the team in scoring, assists and steals … shot 50.8 percent from the field and 79.0 percent from the free throw line … Warriors finished the season ranked No. 2 in the nation and were top-five all season … posted season averages of 17.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.8 steals per outing as a freshman … tabbed honorable mention All-America by the NJCAA … Warriors finished sixth at the NJCAA national tournament in 2007-08, collecting a 28-10 overall record … started all 71 games of his career and reached double figures in scoring in 65 of those outings.
Earned MU's “6th Man of the Year” Award … Started the season opener vs. Centenary (11/13), his first career game as a member of the Golden Eagles, and finished with seven points, five rebounds, four assists and a pair of steals … One of four MU players to score in double figures vs. Maryland Eastern Shore (11/17) with 12 points, including three assists and two steals … Registered his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Grambling State (11/21) and dished out a career-best seven assists … Was one of three MU players to record a game-high five assists vs. South Dakota (11/24) … Tallied 13 points in upset over No. 15 Michigan (11/27) … Had a career-high four steals vs. N.C. State (12/5) … Contributed a team-high five assists and had two steals vs. Milwaukee (12/8) … Led the MU bench with nine points and seven rebounds in win over North Florida (12/19) … Pitched in 14 points to go along with four rebounds and three assists vs. Presbyterian (12/27) … Dished out a team-high four assists vs.West Virginia (12/29) … Scored a career-high 15 points vs. Villanova (1/2) and had a team-high two steals …Was one of three MU players to score in double figures vs. Georgetown (1/6), tallying eight of his 10 points in the second half while playing a career high 39 minutes in the upset over the Hoyas … Led MU with four assists and a team-high 38 minutes played vs. Villanova (1/9), finishing with 11 points and six rebounds … Shot 4-of-6 from the field and tallied nine points, two assists and two steals vs. Syracuse (1/23) … His four steals vs. Rutgers (1/26) tied a career-high … Scored 14 of MU's 15 bench points vs. DePaul (2/3) on 3-for-4 shooting from the field and 8-of-10 shooting from the foul line in 16 minutes of action … Tallied his first career block vs. Providence (2/6) to go along with eight points and five boards … Garnered four steals vs. Pittsburgh (2/18), tying a career-high mark … Had a game-high three steals at St. John's (2/23) … Missed two games due to illness before coming back to play two minutes vs. Notre Dame (3/6) … Averaged 6.3 points and 3.0 rebounds per game … Earned first letter.
Dished out seven assists vs. Prairie View A&M (Nov. 12) … Recorded 17 points vs. Bucknell (Nov. 14) while shooting 4-of-6 from the floor and including a perfect 3-for-3 from 3-point range and 6-for-6 from the free throw line … Drained two of the team's four 3-pointers and chipped in 12 points, two steals and a game-high six assists vs. Green Bay (Nov. 17) … Scored 11 points and had a season-high seven rebounds in win over South Dakota (Nov. 20) … Led team with six assists while scoring nine points vs. Gonzaga (Nov. 23) … Posted seven points and five rebounds to go along with a game-high six assists and career-best five steals vs. Milwaukee (Nov. 27) … Scored 10 points on five field goals and led MU with a team-high five assists vs. Longwood (Dec. 4) … Did not play vs. Texsas A&M-CC (Dec. 7) due to ankle injury … Scored 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 11) … Recorded three steals vs. Centenary (Dec. 18) with five assists and eight points … Boasted seven assists and a team-high five steals vs. Mississippi Valley State (Dec. 21) … Netted six field goals, finishing 6-of-9 from the field for 13 points in addition to four assists and a pair of steals vs. Vanderbilt (Dec. 29) … Posted nine points, four assists and a block vs. West Virginia (Jan. 1) … Finished 3-of-4 beyond the arc and 6-of-9 from the field en route to 19 points vs. Pittsburgh (Jan. 8) … Scored a career-high 21 points on 7-of-9 shooting vs. Notre Dame (Jan. 10), including a perfect 5-of-5 effort from behind the 3-point line … Played a season-high 36 minutes vs. Louisville (Jan. 15) and scored 13 points to go along with five rebounds and a team-high five assists … Pitched in 12 points and four assists vs. DePaul (Jan. 18) … Led team with six assists and scored 13 points vs. Connecticut (Jan. 25) … Dished out a career-high eight assists in win vs. Syracuse (Jan. 29) … Had a team-high five assists to go along with seven points vs. St. John's (Feb. 15) … Shot 4-of-6 from the field and tallied 11 points, two steals and a team-high five assists vs. Seton Hall (Feb. 19) … Scored 13 points and had a game-high four steals at Connecticut (Feb. 24) … Had a team-high four 3-pointers at Seton Hall (Mar. 5) and recorded 10 of his 15 points in the second half … Picked up a team-high two steals vs. Providence (Mar. 8) in first round of BIG EAST Championship.
Buycks signed with the NBADL's Tulsa 66ers for the 2011-12 season. He averaged 26.8 mpg, 15.1 ppg, 2.7 rpg, and 2.6 rpg with an efficiency of +13.00.
CAREER REGULAR SEASON AVERAGES YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG 11-12 TUL 28 2 26.8 0.497 0.351 0.773 0.8 1.9 2.7 2.6 1.2 0.0 2.11 1.46 15.1 CAREER 28 2 26.8 0.497 0.351 0.773 0.8 1.9 2.7 2.6 1.2 0.0 2.11 1.46 15.1 CAREER REGULAR SEASON TOTALS YEAR TEAM G GS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OFF DEF REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS 11-12 TUL 28 2 751 165-332 26-74 68-88 23 53 76 74 35 1 59 41 424 CAREER 28 2 751 165-332 26-74 68-88 23 53 76 74 35 1 59 41 424 SEASON HIGHS MIN 41:21 vs. Springfield; 3/16 FGM 11 vs. Bakersfield; 3/27 FGA 18 vs. Dakota; 1/13 3PM 3 2x, MR vs. Dakota; 1/13 3PA 6 vs. Bakersfield; 3/27 FTM 6 3x, MR vs. Bakersfield; 3/27 FTA 11 vs. Texas; 1/5 OR 2 3x, vs. Dakota; 1/13 DR 5 2x, MR vs. Springfield; 3/16 TR 6 2x, MR vs. Springfield; 3/16 AST 6 vs. Maine; 1/7 STL 3 vs. Idaho; 11/25 TO 4 4x, MR vs. Ft. Wayne; 3/11 BLK 2 vs. Texas; 12/30 PTS 30 2x, vs. Bakersfield; 3/27
Lazar Hayward was assigned for three days to the Tulsa 66ers and saw action on March 2 and 3, but Buycks was sidelined with an ankle injury at the time.
Buycks had 4.6 ppg and 1.6 rpg in 14 games helping Oostende to win the Ethias League title.
Buycks played for the Oklahoma City Thunder at Orlando Summer League where he had 5.7 ppg over 3 games. In Las Vegas, he appeared four times with the San Antonio Spurs averaging 5.5 points and 1.5 assists.
Buycks had one of his best professional seasons as he was named LNB Player of the Month in December and January.
During the 2012-13 season, he played in 32 games for Gravelines-Dunkerque with the following averages: 32.0 mpg, 18.0 ppg, 48.6 2FG%, 38.5 3FG%, 78.0 FT%, 3.2 rpg, 2.9 apg, 1.5 spg, and 2.2 TOPG.
Additionally, Gravelines participated in the 2012-13 EuroChallenge Playoffs. Buycks scored 30 points vs Kataja to power his team into the Final Four with a 102-98 victory. But Gravelines would fall to the eventual EuroChallenge Champion, Krasnie Krilya, on a 78-81 decision (Buycks with 20 points), and later to EWE Baskets in the 3rd place game, 76-84 (Buycks with 13 points). Buycks played in 16 games and averaged 15.3 ppg, 60.7% 2FG, 33.8 3FG%, 83.1 FT%, 2.8 rpg, 3.8 apg, 1.2 spg, and 2.8 TOPG.
As a result of a successful French campaign, he was nominated for the Pro A Abroad MVP trophy and earned the nickname “The European Derrick Rose” for his quickness and ball skills.