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L.J. Rose

#5 L.J. Rose

Position: Guard Height: 6-3 Weight: 200 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2016-2017 Hometown: Houston, TX Last School: Houston

Before BYU

Houston

  • Played in two games in 2015-16 and averaged 3.5 points, 2.0 assists and 1.0 rebounds
  • Missed the first seven games and final 23 games of 2015-16 due to injury
  • Played in and started 19 games as a junior in 2014-15 and averaged 9.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 5.3 assists
  • Scored a career-high 25 points at South Florida on Feb. 17, 2015
  • Played in 28 games and started 25 as a sophomore in 2013-14 and averaged 8.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists while shooting 40.0 percent from the field, 41.3 percent from 3 and 77.8 percent from the free-throw line
  • Led the American Athletic Conference and was 29th in the nation in assists per game
  • Posted a double-double with 16 points and 10 assists at Central Florida

Baylor

  • Played his freshman season at Baylor in 2012-13
  • Dished out a career-best 12 assists vs. Hardin-Simmons on Jan. 19, 2013

Westbury Christian High School

  • Played his senior year of high school for Russell Carr in 2011-12
  • Earned TABC All-State honors while leading the Wildcats to a 29-4 record
  • Helped WCHS to the TAPPS-4A state championship game and earned All-Tournament honors

Second Baptist School

  • Earned All-District 4 First Team and Class 4A All-State honors as a freshman and sophomore
  • Averaged 17.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 9.0 assists as a sophomore
  • Named to ESPN RISE 2010 Underclass All-America team
  • Following freshman season played on U16 National Team, traveling to 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Mendoza, Argentina
  • Team won gold medal against tournament-host Argentina
  • Ranked nation’s No. 61 recruit by Scout.com, No. 63 by ESPN, No. 70 by MaxPreps.com and No. 74 by Rivals.com

Personal

  • Full name is Lynden Bernard Rose, Jr.
  • Parents are Lynden Sr. and Marilyn Rose
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Brother Lynnard Rose plays football at Columbia
  • Father played at Houston from 1980 to 1982 and was a member of Phi Slama Jama with BYU coach Dave Rose
  • Served an internship during the summer of 2013 with U.S. Representative Al Green
  • Majored in health at Houston


2016-2017 | Senior Year

  • A team captain
  • Received the Comeback Player Award at the end of season banquet
  • A team captain
  • Nationally was 214th in total assists
  • Posted season highs of 18 points (Utah State), 12 rebounds (Saint Louis), 9 assists (twice), 2 steals (3 times) and 3 3-point field goals (Idaho State)
  • Scored in double figures twice
  • Led the team in rebounds 4 times and assists 12 times