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A.J. Abrams

  • Full Name: Adrian Glenn Abrams II
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 5-11 / 160
  • Birthdate: Oct. 16, 1986
  • College: Texas
Texas
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2006-06 35 1 68 165 0.412 41 47 0.872 120 284 0.423 53 103 24 0 220 6.3
2006-07 35 35 175 441 0.397 73 79 0.924 120 284 0.423 86 52 46 4 543 15.5
2007-08 37 37 219 516 0.424 55 68 0.809 118 309 0.382 107 55 59 2 611 16.5
2008-09 35 35 193 484 0.399 89 105 0.848 105 265 0.396 78 46 47 4 580 16.6
Totals 144 108 660 1623 0.407 260 301 0.864 389 976 0.399 325 264 179 10 1969 13.7

Career Highlights:

His 389 three-pointers are a program record, conference record, and the 12th most in NCAA history. Made 41 three-pointrs in the NCAA Tournament, third all time. His 1,969 career points place him third in school history and sixth in the Big 12. Also set program record for career minutes with 4,673. Set school record for most points scored in the NCAA Tournament with 191 over 12 career games.

Senior (2008-09):

Led Texas in scoring, averaging 16.6 points. Was named Second Team All-Big 12. Led the conference in three-pointers with 105. Scored in double figures 26 times. Was third in the conference in free throw percentage (.848). Led team in three-point percentage (.396) and steals (47). Scored 18 of Texas’s final 20 points in an upset of then-No. 2 Oklahoma. Had a game-high 26 points in NCAA Tournament opening round game against Minnesota. Had a team-best 17 points in second-round loss to Duke. Had five steals against Colorado.

Junior (2007-08):

Ranked second on the team in scoring (16.2 ppg, ranked fifth in the Big 12). Led the league in three-point field goals made (89), ranked fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.366) and ranked seventh in steals (1.6 spg). Scored 20 or more points 14 times and topped the 30-point mark twice. Sank 9-for-12 from beyond three-point range in scoring a career-high 31 points vs. New Mexico State in the semifinals of the StubHub! Legends Classic. Hit six threes on his way to 24 points at Michigan State. Tallied 21 points and a season-high six rebounds vs. Tennessee. Nailed seven three-pointers in scoring 25 points at Iowa State. Led team with 24 points in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament. Averaged a team-best 20.3 points in the NCAA Tournament. Recorded 26 points in each of the first two rounds in games vs. Austin Peay and Miami (Fla.). Scored a game-high 17 points vs. Memphis in the Regional Finals.

Sophomore (2006-07):

Ranked second on the team in scoring (15.5 ppg). Set school and Big 12 single season records for three-point field goals made (120). Set a school single season record for free throw percentage (.924). Scored 20 or more points nine times. Scored 20 or more points nine times. Posted a season-high 28 points, hitting 8-for-11 from beyond three-point range vs. Chicago State. Recorded 23 points and season highs in assists (5) and steals (5) vs. Nicholls State. Hit six threes in scoring 22 points vs. Baylor. Contributed 20 points vs. Oklahoma State in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament. Tallied 19 points vs. Kansas in the tournament title game. Scored 20 points vs. USC in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Freshman (2005-06):

Averaged 6.4 points and 3.0 assists. Scored in double figures nine times. Hit six threes in scoring a season-high 19 points vs. Tennessee. Tallied 11 points and five assists in his first career start vs. Texas State. Dished out a season-high eight assists at Iowa State. Scored 12 points vs. Kansas. Recorded 10 points and a season-high-tying eight assists vs. Texas Tech in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament. Posted 16 points, five assists and three rebounds vs. North Carolina State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Registered seven assists vs. West Virginia in the Sweet Sixteen.

Strengths: Pure shooter with seemingly endless range. Gets shots off quickly coming off of screens and has the ability to convert even when closely defended.

Personal: Name A.J. comes stands for "Adrian Junior". Father is a college basketball official who was a bodyguard for both Texas governors Ann Richards and George Bush.

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