Julian Strawther

Julian Strawther: 2023 Draft Prospect

Indiana Pacers Pre-Draft Workouts: Julian Strawther One-on-One Interview (June 2, 2023)

Height: 6-7
Weight: 205
Position: G
College: Gonzaga
Age: 21

2022-23 Season Stats
PPG: 15.2
RPG: 6.2
APG: 1.3
BLK: 0.4
STL: 0.8

Player Bio
Courtesy of Gonzaga Athletics

JUNIOR (2022-23): All-WCC First Team Selection… Recipient of the WCC Player of the Week Award… Named Julius Erving Award Finalist… Named USBWA and NABC All-District… Named to Erving Top 10 Watch List… Named to Wooden Watch List… Named to Naismith Preseason Watch List… Named to Erving Preseason Watch List… Started every game for the Zags this season, and played the second-most minutes on the team, ending with 1155 total minutes on the year… Scored 28 points against Grand Canyon in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64, which is tied for the eighth-most points scored by a Zag in a single NCAA Tournament game… Now tenth in Gonzaga history in total career rebounds (50) and eighth in three pointers attempted (47) in the NCAA Tournament… Led the Zags with 80 made three pointers and 203 defensive rebounds this season… Averaged a career-high 15.2 points and 6.2 rebounds per game… Scored a career-high 40 points, and made a career-high eight three pointers, on 66.7 percent shooting against Portland… Set new career-highs in minutes played, three point percentage, free throw percentage, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks in a season… Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds against Kentucky. 

SOPHOMORE (2021-22): WCC Honorable Mention selection … Started in 31 of 32 games for a total of 861 minutes … Averaged 11.8 points per game with field goal percentage of 49.8% and a three point percentage of 36.5% … Scored a season high 20 points against BYU … Third highest rebounder on the team with 172, averaging 5.4 a game, season high of 12 rebounds against Tarleton St. … Recorded at least 3 made threes in nine different contests throughout the season, with a season high 4 makes against Bellarmine … .705% from the free throw line.

FRESHMAN (2020-21): Played in 25 games, for a total of 189 minutes … Scored a season-high 12 points against Portland … Had a 51.7% field goal percentage, 69.6% free throw percentage, and 32.1% 3-point percentage … Assisted the team with a total of 30 rebounds, one block and four steals.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 31.5 pts, 11.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists and 2.1 steals per game his senior year, en route to becoming Liberty High School's all-time leading scorer (2,252 points) and rebounder (839 rebounds) ... was named First Team All State his sophomore, junior and senior years and Southeast League Co-MVP his senior season ... broke the HoopHall Classic's all-time scoring record with a 51-point performance in December 2019 ... McDonalds All-American Game nominee ... left high school sixth all-time in scoring and fourth in rebounding in the Nevada 4A record books ... No. 63 in 247 Sports' ratings and No. 70 in ESPN's top 100 … four-star recruit averaged 27.3 points and 8.8 rebounds as a junior at Liberty High School … averaged 12 points and 5.2 rebounds for Vegas Elite on the Nike EYBL AAU circuit in 2018.

INTERNATIONAL: At 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup in Greece, Strawther was second in the tournament averaging 22 points per game at 45 percent shooting from the field for Puerto Rico … made 57 percent of his shots inside-the-arc, which ranked eighth in the event … added 6.1 rebounds and 1.4 per game … had four games scoring at least 20 points, with his tournament-high performance coming in the final game, a 40-point effort against Russia.