Isaiah Whitehead: 2016 Draft Prospect
College: Seton Hall
2015-2016 Season Stats
Courtesy of Seton Hall Athletics
AS A SOPHOMORE(2015-16): Started 33 of 34 games...a unanimous selection to the All-BIG EAST first team...named AP All-America honorable mention, NABC All-District Five first team and USBWA All-District II...averaged 18.2 points and 5.1 assists per game...averaged 1.4 blocks per game, the highest average of any student-athlete listed as a guard in the country...also finished 53rd in the nation in assists per game and 79th in scoring...ranked second in the BIG EAST in scoring both overall and conference games only...ranked third in assists...also top 10 in three-pointers made and blocks...two-time BIG EAST Player of the Week and named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll five times...named recipient of the Dave Gavitt Trophy as the BIG EAST Tournament's Most Outstanding Player after averaging 23.3 points and 5.7 assists in leading the Pirates to their first BIG EAST title since 1993...scored 26 points and hit the game-winning three-point play with under 20 seconds remaining to lift SHU past Villanova in the BIG EAST final (3/12)...scored 20 points and dished out eight assists in the BIG EAST semifinal win over Xavier (3/11)...poured in 24 points, 12 rebounds and six assists in BIG EAST quarterfinal victory over Creighton (3/10)...scored a career-high 33 points on 10-of-15 shooting overall and 6-of-10 from three-point distance in win over DePaul (3/5)...scored a career-high 27 points at Butler (3/2)...helped SHU upset No. 5 Xavier with 22 points and five assists (2/28)...was 8-for-12 from the field, scored 25 points, issued nine assists and blocked four shots in win over nationally ranked Providence (2/25)...had 22 points and a highlight behind-the-neck pass for an assist in win at Georgetown (2/17)...went 7-for-7 from three-point range in the first half and finished with a career-high 26 points and 10 assists vs. Butler (2/10)...delivered 21 points, eight assists and three blocks in win over Marquette (2/3)...had 22 points and six assists in win at Creighton (1/30)...had 15 points and seven assists in win at No. 12 Providence (1/16)...led team with both 18 points and nine assists against DePaul (1/2)…Provided 16 points and team-leading seven assists vs. Marquette (12/30)…Dished team-high and career-high 10 assists in win over USF (12/22)…Produced 17 points and four blocks against Wichita State (12/19)…Tallied 12 points and three steals vs. Saint Peter’s (12/13)…Claimed team-leading 20 points and seven assists in victory over Troy (12/10)…Amassed 13 points at Rutgers (12/5)…Scored team-high 22 points against Georgia (11/28)…Posted team-leading 17 points to accompany five assists vs. Ole Miss (11/22)…Team-high 21 points and four assists against Long Beach State (11/19)…Recorded team-leading 18 points and three assists in win over Wagner (11/15)…Totaled team-high 18 points and eight assists vs. Dartmouth (11/13).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Appeared in 22 contests, starting 19...Named to BIG EAST All-Rookie Team...Two-time BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (Dec. 15, Dec. 8)...Selected as the Joe Calabrese Most Valuable Player of the inaugural Garden State Hardwood Classic...Third Pirate ever selected as BIG EAST Preseason Rookie of the Year...One of three freshmen in high major conferences to average 12.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists for the season (D'Angelo Russell - Ohio State, Xavier Rathan-Mayes -- Florida State)...First Seton Hall player to average those marks since SHU Athletics Hall of Famer Andre Barrett in 2003-04...Recorded five or more assists in nine of 22 appearances...Led the team in scoring eight times and posted a team-high in assists 11 times...Missed nine games, including first eight BIG EAST contests due to injury...Led the team with 12 points and five assists to go with four rebounds and a season-high four blocks in BIG EAST Tournament debut against Marquette (3/11)...Scored team-high 13 points and handed out four assists against Providence (3/4)...Tallied eight points and a season-high seven assists in 38 minutes of action during a win over Creighton (2/28)...Poured in a team-high 19 points to go with three assists at St. John's (2/21)...Finished with 15 points, four assists and three boards in lone appearance against #6/#6 Villanova (2/16)...Recorded first 20-point performance in conference play, adding four rebounds at Providence (2/14)...Totaled nine points, five assists and two steals against Georgetown (2/10)...Scored 14 points and recorded two blocks at DePaul (2/3)...Returned to action for the first time in six weeks and racked up 19 points, four rebounds, three steals and three assists without a turnover to help lift SHU to a win over Xavier (1/31)...Posted 10 points, five rebounds and five assists at USF (12/18)...Repeated as BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (12/15), becoming the first Pirate to do so since Eugene Harvey in 2006-07...Recorded a season-high eight boards and three assists against Saint Peter's (12/14)...Shot 8-of-15 from the field and 4-of-7 from deep in a 23-point showing at #11/#11 Wichita State (12/9)...Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (12/8)...Earned MVP honors with 25 points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals in the first-ever Garden State Hardwood Classic against Rutgers (12/6)...Totaled 15 points, six boards, five assists, two steals and two blocks vs. George Washington (11/29)...Posted 18 points and six assists in the Paradise Jam title game against Illinois State (11/24), his first career double-digit scoring performance...Added eight points, six assists and four rebounds in semifinal round against Gardner Webb (11/23)...Scored eight points and grabbed three rebounds in Paradise Jam opener against Nevada (11/21)...Made collegiate debut against Mercer (11/16).
AT ABRAHAM LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL: McDonald's All American (2014)... Named Mr. New York Basketball by the state's Basketball Coaches Association in 2014... Selected to the prestigious Jordan Brand Classic national roster... Five-star recruit rated #10 overall in the Class of 2014 by 247sports.com and the #2 shooting guard according to ESPN.com... Four year All-City honoree at Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn... Highest rated New York City recruit since 2009... Recipient of PSAL's 2014 Wingate Award, presented annually to the best senior student-athlete in their respective sport... Averaged 23.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.4 assists as a senior...Led Lincoln to 2013 Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) Class AA Championship... Averaged 21.1 points, 8.6 rebounds and 5.3 assists as a junior... Co-Most Valuable Player of the 2013 Under Armour Elite 24 game... Recorded 16.6 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists as a sophomore... Only freshman to receive New York Daily News All-City recognition in 2011... Played AAU ball with the Juice All-Stars.
PERSONAL: Son of Ericka Rambert and Mark Whitehead... Has three sisters, Cheri Rambert, Sade Whitehead and Jada Rambert, and one brother, Jaylen Barez... Seton Hall's fifth McDonald's All American... Lists proximity to home, family environment and head coach Kevin Willard as reasons for choosing Seton Hall... Born March 8, 1995 in Brooklyn, N.Y..