2012-13: Named to the CAA All-Rookie Team ... Five-Time CAA Rookie of the Week selection ... Ranked second in the CAA in rookie scoring at 9.9 points per game ... Averaged 11.0 points per game in league contests ... Ranked Top 25 in the league in scoring ... Scored in double figures 15 times and led the team in assists on 12 different occasions ... Led the Tigers with 35 steals and ranked second on the team in assists (77) and three-pointers made (38) ... Played in all 31 games as a freshman with 30 starts ... Poured in a season-high 20 points in Towson's win over Drexel on February 23 ... Made a season-high five three-pointers and tallied 17 points to lead the Tigers past Georgia State on February 9 ... Dished out a season-high five assists in three different games and had three or more assists in a game 16 times ... Towson's Dean Ehlers Leadership Award nominee.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 114 overall prospect in the country according to Rivals.com ... First Team All-State selection out of the Christ School in Asheville, N.C. ... Scout.com ranked Hairston as the 18th best point guard in the country and he was listed as a three-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Averaged over 20 points per game during his high school career ... Played AAU ball for East Coach Fusion (Va.), coached by Cade Lemcke ... Also played soccer at the North Cross School ... Selected to participate in the exclusive NBPA Top-100 camp and the Chris Paul CP3 All-American Point Guard camp in 2011.
BACKGROUND: Son of Jerome and Stephannie Hairston ... Has an older brother, Justin (24) ... Father wrestled at UNLV ... His cousin James Johnson played basketball for Wake Forest and is a current member of the Sacramento Kings ... His cousin George Lynch played basketball at the University of North Carolina and had a 12-year NBA career ... Majoring in Business Administration at Towson University.
CAREER HIGHS Points: 20, vs Drexel (02/23/13) FGM: 7, Drexel (02/23/13) FGA: 16, at UMBC (12/01/12) FTM: 4, (6x), last vs Delaware (2/06//13) FTA: 6,(4x) last vs Deleware (2/06/13) 3FGM: 5, at Georgia state (2/9/13) 3FGA: 8, vs UNCW (2/04/13) Rebounds: 6, at Loyola Maryland (11/25/12) Assists: 5, at Mason (2/26/13) Blocks: 1, at Loyola Maryland (11/25/12) Steals: 4, at Vermont (12/05/12) Minutes:39, W&M (1/19/13)