Jon Octeus: 2015 Draft Prospect

Height: 6-4
Weight: 175
Position: PG/SG
College: Purdue
Age: 23

2014-2015 Season Stats

PPG: 9.3
RPG: 4.9
APG: 2.6
BLK: 0.2
STL: 1.0

Player Bio
Courtesy of Purdue Athletics

As a Junior (2013-14): Started all 32 games at Colorado State University, helping the Rams to a 16-16 overall record and a 7-11 mark in the Mountain West Conference...Ranked third on the team in scoring (13.4 ppg), rebounding (4.7 rpg) and assists (2.3 apg) for the Rams. Added five blocked shots and 28 steals in 33.6 minutes per game...Raised his averages to 13.7 points and 5.2 rebounds in 34.9 minutes per game during Mountain West Conference play. Made 38.8 percent (19-of-49) three-point attempts in league play...Connected on 130-of-320 (.406) field goal attempts, 27-of-76 (.355) three-point attempts and 143-of-189 (.755) free throw attempts...Ranked sixth in the Mountain West Conference in free throws made (143) and tied for seventh in free throw attempts (189). Had seven games where he attempted at least 10 free throws. By contrast, Purdue had 10 as a team during the 2013-14 season...Scored in double-figures in 23-of-32 games, including 11 of the last 13 contests. Over the last 13 games, Octeus averaged 16.6 points per game over the last 13 games...Posted six 20-point contests, including a career-high 27 points in a loss to NCAA Tournament team Gonzaga in the second game of the season. Also scored 24 points against nationally-ranked San Diego State in early February...Played at least 35 minutes in 18 games as a junior.

As a Sophomore (2012-13): Appeared in all 35 games for a Rams team that reached the 2013 NCAA Tournament's third round, falling to eventual national champion Louisville in the third round...Averaged 4.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 19.6 minutes per game, earning a start against Fresno State late in the season...Scored 12 points with six rebounds in 24 minutes in an 84-72 win over Missouri in the NCAA Tournament second round game...Scored a season-high 13 points against Chadron State in the second game of the year and added 10 points against both Northern Colorado and Air Force...Played at least 20 minutes in 17 games, including in each of the last six outings.

As a Freshman (2011-12): Attended Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, appearing in 29 games for the Warriors, earning first-team all-conference accolades...Averaged 12.3 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.5 steals per game, while shooting 41 percent from the field and 37 percent from beyond the arc. Also connected on 79 percent from the free throw line.

High School: Was a three-year letter winner at Royal Palm Beach High School in Miami, Florida, graduating in 2010...Earned first-team all-conference and second-team all-state honors his senior season...Named a team captain his senior year by head coach Drew Quinn...As a senior, he averaged 14.5 ppg, 5.2 rpg and 3.1 apg, helping the Wildcats to one of their most successful seasons (18-8) in school history...Also played football at Royal Palm Beach.

Personal: Will pursue a master's degree in the school of technology...Born on Oct. 23, 1991, in Miami, Florida...Son of Jacinthe Mesidaz, and has a younger sister, Tatyana...Was elected class president at Royal Palm Beach High School...Earned his degree at Colorado State in communications with a minor in business.


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