Jaylen Adams: 2018 Draft Prospect
College: St. Bonaventure
2017-2018 Season Stats
Courtesy of St. Bonaventure Athletics
2016-17 Postseason Honors:
First Team All-Conference for second straight season; is just the fourth St. Bonaventure player to earn that distinction...National Association of Basketball Coaches District 4 First Team...U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District II team
As A Junior (2016-17)
Finished second in the Atlantic 10 Conference in scoring (20.6 ppg) ... led the A-10 and ranked seventh in the nation in assists at 6.5 per game ... his 195 assists are second most in a season in program history ... set school record with 206 free throws ... made 77 three-pointers, the 10th-most in a season in school history ... finished second in the A-10 in steals (2.1 per game), second in minutes played (37.4), third in three-pointers (2.6 per game), ninth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.9) and 11th in free throw percentage (.821) ... scored 20 points or more 15 times including three 30-point games ... recorded four double-doubles (points-assists) ... tied St. Bonaventure's single-game assist record with 14 at Saint Louis Jan. 17 ... scored a career-high 35 points at Dayton Feb. 18 ... was named A-10 Player of the Week once (Dec. 4) … scored 23 points and grabbed six boards with as many assists against Dayton Jan. 7 … helped the Brown and White to a win in its Atlantic 10 debut at UMass Dec. 30 by scoring 29 points … earned his first double-double of the season with 31 points and 10 assists while playing all 40 minutes in the Dec. 19 win over Army West Point at the Reilly Center … scored 23 points and dished seven assists while knocking down five three-pointers against Niagara in the Big 4 Classic at KeyBank Center Dec. 17 … tied his the career-best with 31 points against Hofstra Dec. 6, helping the Bonnies come back by going 11-12 from the free-throw line … scored 29 points and had eight assists while playing all 40 minutes in the win over Buffalo Dec. 3 … scored 27 points to helped the Bonnies hoist the Franciscan Cup as they defeated Siena Nov. 30 … made four three-pointers as part of his 22 points against Pepperdine Nov. 23 in Austin, Texas … scored 20 points and pulled down four rebounds with as many assists and two steals against Florida Nov. 17.
2016-17 Preseason Honors:
Honorable mention All-American by Sports Illustrated...Listed "Also Considered" by Sports Illustrated in its list of preseason national player of the year candidates...Fifth-ranked point guard by Lindy's college basketball magazine...No. 92 on CBS Sports' list of the top 100 players in the nation...Atlantic 10 Conference preseason All-Conference first team...USA Today preseason All-Conference first team...No. 2 on A10Talk.com's list of the top players in the conference...No. 13 on American Sports Network's list of the top 100 players the network covers...Big 4 (St. Bonaventure, Buffalo, Canisius and Niagara) preseason Player of the Year
As A Sophomore (2015-16)
Honors: Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team; National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 4 Second Team
Became the first St. Bonaventure player to earn first team All-Conference and NABC All-District honors in the same season since Andrew Nicholson in 2012 ... had breakout sophomore season in large part due to his development as one of the A-10’s premier shooters ... tied for eighth in the Atlantic 10 in scoring at 17.9 points per game ... led the A-10 in three-point field goal percentage (.438) and finished fourth in free throw percentage (.874) ... his .438 shooting from long range was the second-best mark in school history behind only Rich McCormick's .456 in 1986-87 ... finished fifth among A-10 players in three-pointers made per game (84 total, 2.8 per game) ... ranked third in the A-10 in assists (5.0 per game) ... in addition to being consistent all year with 26 games scoring in double figures, Adams was at his best in pivotal games ... scored a career high 31 points in a road win at Saint Joseph’s Feb. 3 ... he then matched that 31-point performance in a win at #13/#15 Dayton Feb. 20 ... his third 30-point game of the season was and even 30 in a home win over Davidson on Jan. 2 ... totaled 537 points and 150 assists on the season ... scored 27 points in a home loss to Dayton ... scored 24 points in NIT loss to Wagner ... set a season high of 12 assists to go with 16 points in win over Niagara Dec. 30 ... scored 28 points in a win over Vermont Dec. 8 as he went a career best 7-10 from three-point range ... was named the A-10 Player of the Week twice (Dec. 28, Feb. 7) ... Sports Illustrated named Adams one of its "10 most surprising players" of the season.
As A Freshman (2014-15)
Played in 22 games (all starts), missing the final nine games of the season due to a broken ring finger on his right hand ... was named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week three times (Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Jan. 26) ... averaged 10.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game ... had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.3-to-1, which would have ranked third among all Atlantic 10 Conference players had he played in enough games to qualify as an A-10 leader ... in the 11 A-10 games he played in, he had 63 assists against only 15 turnovers ... tied the school record with 14 assists in OT win at Duquesne on Jan. 22 ... he did not have any turnovers in that game and also scored the game-winner on a pull-up jumper with 20 seconds left in overtime ... scored in double figures a total of nine times ... scored a season high 26 points in win at Ohio University Dec. 6, going 12-15 at the free throw line ... scored 14 points in win at UMass Jan. 3 ... scored 19 points in Nov. 25 win over Jackson State ... opened his college career with 16 points in win over Dartmouth Nov. 15 ... for the season, shot .324 (34-105) from three-point range and 78 percent at the free throw line.
Played four seasons and was a three-year starter at Mount St. Joseph High School … scored over 1,200 career points ... as a senior in 2013-14, averaged 15 points, four assists and three rebounds to help lead the Gaels to a record of 34-5, the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference and Baltimore Catholic League championships … Mount St. Joseph also won the MIAA his sophomore and junior seasons … the Gaels went 32-8 his junior year and 28-9 his sophomore season … averaged 10.7 points, 3.0 rebounds per game as a junior … scored over 900 career points … was coached by Pat Clatchey, who has been head coach at Mount St. Joseph for 21 years and has over 500 career wins … three of Adams’ former high school classmates also play for Division I schools – Cameron Williams at Ohio State, Phil Booth at Villanova, and Jordan McNeil at Towson… played AAU for Nike Baltimore Elite … committed to the Bonnies in the spring of 2014.
Major: Finance...Family: Parents Yalonda and Darryl Adams, brother Brendan and sister Anyah … his father played football at the University of Maryland … his mother Yalonda was a 2014 Hall of Fame inductee at Wesley College for women's basketball ... his cousin, Troy Caupain, is a point guard at Cincinnati...Other Sports Played Beside Basketball: played football, baseball and soccer prior to high school.