Josh Selby - Draft Prospect Profile
Baltimore, Md. |
Lake Clifton HS |
Height / Weight:
6-2 / 183 |
Overview: 2010-11 Preseason Freshman of the Year who was a combo guard and ranked No. 1 in the final Rivals.com rankings for the class of 2010... A five-star rated player who ranked fifth on the ESPNU 100 and the Scout.com final rankings coming out of high school... A 2010 McDonald's All-American.
Freshman Season (2010-11): Saw action in 26 games for the Jayhawks, earning starts in 11 contests... Averaged 7.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game... In his first collegiate game, he scored a season-high 21 points, going 5-of-8 from behind the arc, and collected five rebounds... A two-time Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Dec. 20, Jan. 21)... In the 13 games prior to a foot injury, he averaged 12 ppg, 3.2 apg and shot 43.5 percent from three-point land... Went 7-of-12 from the field, scoring 18 points and collecting a season best seven rebounds against Miami-Ohio (1/2)... In a 17-minute appearance againt Sweet 16 foe Richmond, scored nine points after a 3-for-5 shooting performance from behind the arc.
High School: Averaged 32 points, seven assists, five rebounds and two steals for Lake Clifton High School in Baltimore in 2009-10... Prior to Lake Clifton he played two seasons of high school basketball at DaMatha High School... Baltimore Sun's All-Metro Player of the Year... Following his senior season at Lake Clifton, Selby scored 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting in the McDonald's All-American game... Won the 2010 McDonald's All-American slam dunk contest... Also participated in the Jordan Brand Classic.
Off the Court: Full name is Joshua C. Selby... Born in Baltimore, Md... Mother is Maeshon Witherspoon... Has two brothers - Daishon Knight and Dwayne Wheeler... Knight attends MCI Prep, while Wheeler is a sophomore at Pikeville College in Pikeville, Ky... Wheeler played the 2010-11 season at the University of Charleston... Announced he would play at Kansas on ESPN during the first half of the Jordan Brand Classic game.