LSU Gold

#1 Jordan Sears Season 2024-25

Position
Guard
Height
5'11
Weight
185
Class
5th-year Senior
Hometown
Daytona Beach, Fla.
High School
Mainland HS
Previous School
UT Martin
Experience
TR

Updated July 2, 2024

Finalist, Lou Henson National Player of the Year (CollegeInsider.com) – 2024
All-OVC – 2023, 2024
NBC All-District 18 First Team – 2024

2023-24 (Senior Season – UT-Martin)
For the second straight year named a first-team All-OVC and a finalist by Collegeinsider.com for its Lou Henson National Player of the Year Award … Averaged an OVC best 21.6 points per game, ninth in NCAA Division I … 692 total points were the third-highest single-season tally in school history … Sears also broke a 38-year school record for free throws made (162) and ranked fifth all -time in field goals made (227) in 2023-24 … Sears also ranked in the top 10 in the OVC in assists (4.5 per game, second), free throw percentage (.839, third), minutes played (33.7 per contest, fourth), field goal percentage (43.2 sixth), three-point field goals made (2.4 per outing, sixth), assist-to-turnover ratio (1.4, eighth) and steals (1.3 per game, ninth) … Only active NCAA Division I men’s basketball player to accumulate at least 650 points, 140 rebounds, 140 assists and 75 made three-pointers in 2023-24 … Six game of at least 30 points – topped by 37 at Lindenwood (2/22/24) … Also scored 34 vs. Morehead St. (3/8/24), vs. Tennessee State (3/2/24), at SIUE (2/3/24) and North Alabama (11/22/23) … Other 30-point game was 31 vs. Morehead State (2/17/24) … In two seasons at UT Martin scored 1,181 points, 10th in school history.

2022-23 (Junior Season – UT-Martin)
Earned All-OVC first team and OVC All-Newcomer accolades … Ranked in the top-10 in the OVC in scoring (15.3 points per game, eighth), free throw percentage (.800, eighth) and field goal percentage (.489, 10th) … Averaged 18.2 points in league play … 30 starts … Topped the squad in points (489), assists (91, 2.8 per game), free throws made (132) and free throws attempted (165) … Also averaged 3.4 rebounds and 1.2 steals over 28.7 minutes per contest … Led team in scoring a team-high 14 times, including 12 times out of 16 games played in OVC play…Scored in double figures on 26 separate occasions, including each of his final 22 outings…Piled up a trio of 30-plus point games, including 33-point in the OVC Championship quarterfinals against SIUE (3/2/23) … Also had 32 points against Southern Indiana (1/28/23) and 30 points against SIUE (2/16/23) … Made at least seven free throws in eight different games…Snared a career-high eight rebounds in his 30-point effort against SIUE (2/16/23).

2021-22 (Sophomore Season – Gardner Webb)
Averaged 8.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists … Scored in double figures on 10 different occasions … Season high of 17 points against Western Carolina (11/27/21) … Had a season-high three three-pointers in that game … Just missed a double double with 10 points and season best eight rebounds at Campbell on 2/9/22 … Had 15 points and season-high six assists at NC Central (12/15/21) with 16 points in the Big South semifinals against Winthrop (3/5/22).

2020-21 (Freshman Season – Gardner-Webb)
Made 13 starts as a freshman … Made 37 three-pointers … Averaged 9.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game … Averaged 10.1 points in conference play … Posted double digit scoring in 11 games … Season high of 20 points in the Big South Tournament quarterfinals against Campbell (3/1/21) … Had 18 and five assists against High Point (1/30/21) and 18 against Winthrop (1/9/24) and USC Upstate (2/22/21).

PRIOR TO COLLEGE
Played at Mainland (Fla.) High … Two-time Daytona News Journal Player of the Year selection … A three-time All-Area selection by the News Journal … Scored 1,454 points over his final three high school seasons … Averaged 20.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game as a senior … Swiped 2.8 steals per game … Had a season-high 30 points vs. Osceola (Fla.) High … Posted 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists vs. Naples (Fla.) High … A first-team Class 7A All-State selection in 2019 by the Associated Press as a junior … Named Area Player of the Year by the Daytona News Journal in 2019 … Averaged 16.2 points, 4.3 assists and shot 51.1 percent from the floor for one of Florida’s top prep teams … Made 39.3 percent from three-point range … Played travel basketball for CP25 Team Parsons … Also played slot receiver for the Bucs’ football team as a junior.

PERSONAL
Born on Sept. 5, 2001…Son of Erica Jones…Has two siblings, Lee Williams and Lauren Jones…Majoring in sport management.

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 37 – at Lindenwood, 2/22/24
2. 34 – vs. Morehead State – 3/8/24
34 – vs. Tennessee State – 3/2/24
34 – at SIUE – 2/3/24
34 – vs. North Alabama – 11/22/23
6. 33 – vs. SIUE – 3/2/23
7. 32 – vs. Southern Indiana – 1/28/23
8. 31 – vs. Morehead State – 2/1/24
9. 30 – vs. SIUE – 2/16/23

 

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