Jeremy Lamb

Position: Guard
Height: 6-5 • 196 cms
http://nbas1ec1/article_lock.asp?sid={42D7191C-B87E-4334-B2C7-FC811DD52A9D}&action=unlock&target=article_body.asp Weight: 185 lbs • 84 kgs
School: Connecticut '14
Hometown: Norcross, Georgia

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Named as a finalist to the 2011 USA Basketbll Men's U19 National Team on June 19, 2011.
  • Named a participant for the 2011 USA U19 World Championship Team training camp on June 12, 2011.

College Honors:

  • Named to 2010-11 Big East Conference All-Rookie Team.
  • Named to the 2011 Big East All-Tournament Team.
  • Named to the 2011 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament and NCAA West Region All-Tournament teams.
  • Named Big East Rookie of the Week for week of Feb. 7 and Jan. 31. Named to the Big East Honor Roll on Jan. 24.
  • Named Big East Rookie of the Week for the second-straight week on Feb. 7 after recording 10 points at Seton Hall and scoring a game-high 22 points with a season-high five steals against Syracuse.
  • Named Big East Rookie of the Week on Jan. 31 after scoring 21 points with six rebounds against Louisville and recording a season and game-high 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting at Marquette.

College Notes:

  • Attends the University of Connecticut and helped lead team to an overall record of 32-9, a Big East Tournament title and the 2011 NCAA National Championship.
  • As a freshman in 2010-11, appeared in all 41 games, started 40, and averaged 11.1 points and 4.5 rebounds in 27.8 minutes per game.
  • Recorded 10.8 points and 4.3 rebounds in Big East play.
  • Averaged 16.2 points and 4.8 rebounds while shooting 58-percent from the field in team’s six NCAA Tournament games.
  • Recorded 12 points, all in the second half, and seven rebounds against Butler in the NCAA Championship game. Totaled 12 points, nine rebounds and tied his season high with four assists against Kentucky in the NCAA Final Four.
  • Tallied 19 points and four rebounds against Arizona in the NCAA Elite 8; Matched his career high with 24 points on 9-of-11 shooting against San Diego State in the NCAA Sweet 16; Tallied 14 points and five rebounds against Cincinnati in the NCAA Tournament Third Round; Scored 16 points against Bucknell in the NCAA Tournament Second Round.
  • Totaled 13 points and seven rebounds in the Big East Tournament Championship against Louisville. Scored 11 points, including four in overtime, against Syracuse in the Bing East Tournament Semifinals. Tallied 17 points against Pittsburgh and 19 against DePaul in the Big East Tournament.

High School Notes:

  • Attended Norcross High School in Norcross, Ga.
  • As a senior in 2009-10, he captained the basketball team, and averaged 22.2 points per game, 6.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 24.4 minutes a game. Led Norcross to the regional championship, the Elite 8 of the State playoffs and a final record of 27-3.
  • Made 52 of 125 3-pointers (41.6 percent) and shot 62.9 percent overall from the field.
  • In 2008-09, seeing 15 minutes of action a game he averaged 11 points a game.

Personal Notes:

  • Born Jeremy Emmanuel Lamb on May 30, 1992.
  • Son of Angela and Rolando. Lamb.
  • Has three siblings, Rolando, Zachary and Destiny Lamb.
  • His father, Rolando, is a pastor, and a former college basketball player who famously hit a last-second turnaround jumper for Virginia Commonwealth against Northeastern in the 1984 NCAA Tournament.
  • As a junior he played behind his brother, Zach, who was a senior guard. Zach currently plays at Miami-Dade Junior College.