Terry Rozier: 2015 Draft Prospect

Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Position: PG
College: Louisville
Age: 21

2014-2015 Season Stats

PPG: 17.1
RPG: 5.6
APG: 3.0
BLK: 0.2
STL: 2.0

Player Bio
Courtesy of Louisville Athletics

Freshman Year: Named to the American Athletic Conference all-rookie team for averaging 8.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 1.5 steals in conference play. He had the highest 3-point percentage against league foes of any freshman...Scored in double digits on 10 occasions and shot 40.1 percent from the floor on the year...Played 42 minutes in the NCAA Tournament, turning the ball over once...Averaged 7.7 points and 2.7 assists in the AAC Tournament. He scored 14 points against Rutgers in Memphis...Poured in a season-best 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting - a season high for field goals made - while adding three assists vs. Temple...Averaged 8.8 points and 3.2 rebounds, while grabbing 27 steals in conference action. In conference-only games, he ranked seventh in 3-point percentage (.407)...He had at least one steal in 12 of last 13 games. He was 10th in steals in league-only games (1.5/game)...Against Rutgers, had 16 points and a season-best four 3-pointers, while matching a season-high three steals...Netted seven of his 10 points against Cincinnati in the second half, hitting two 3-pointers...Had nine points, five assists, and a season-high three steals at USF...Totaled five points and seven rebounds vs. Connecticut in a season-high 33 minutes, while grabbing two steals...Averaged 7.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 2.3 assists in 10 starts...Scored nine points, had two steals, and dished out a season-best eight assists against Houston in a starting role. The eight assists were the most for a UofL freshman since Edgar Sosa also handed out eight vs. San Francisco on Dec. 28, 2006...Registered a season-high 14 points and had two steals against Rutgers. He connected on 7-of-7 free throws, also a season high...Grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds, all on the defensive end, against Western Kentucky. He also had four points and one steal after earning the start...Totaled 11 points - going 5-of-6 from the field - and six assists against Louisiana-Lafayette...Made first career start vs. Southern Miss, tallying nine points and three assists...Scored 18 points and totaled nine rebounds and four assists in 26 minutes against Kentucky Wesleyan, Louisville's first exhibition.

High School: Averaged 29.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 5.6 assists for Hargrave Military Academy, where he played his final prep year in the same backcourt with fellow UofL teammate Anton Gill. Hargrave went 38-8 during the 2012-13 season...Top scoring effort was a school-record 69 points in a double overtime victory on Jan. 26. He scored 50 points against Louisburg College while adding 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals in the game...Averaged 25.6 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 4.7 steals as a senior in leading Shaker Heights to a 21-3 record, the Erie League Championship and a berth in the regionals for the first time since 2002...An-All Lake Erie League selection for three years, Rozier was rated 74th overall in the 2012 ESPNU Top 100 players, No. 80 by Rivals in the class of 2012, and 68th by Scout.com...In his senior year, he scored a season-high 40 points vs. John Jay and totaled 37 points, seven rebounds and four steals as Shaker Heights beat Garfield Heights in the district title game...Averaged 18.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists as a junior as Shaker Heights won nine of its last 13 games en route to a 14-8 record...Had 10 points and three steals for his USA Midwest team in a 99-93 victory over Canada in the championship game of the 2011 Nike Global Challenge, which featured the top high school and under 19 players from top international teams...MVP of the White team in the 2012 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic all-star game after totaling 16 points, 12 rebounds and four assists. He also finished second in the dunk and three-point contests...Originally signed with the Cardinals before spending one season at Hargrave Military Academy. He had also considered attending Cincinnati, Illinois, West Virginia and Cleveland State before initially signing with the Cards...Cousin of former UofL center Zach Price.

Personal: Born March 17, 1994 ... Son of Eugenia Tucker and Terry Rozier ... Middle of three children (J'maine, Tre'dasia) ... Major is sport administration with a minor in communication...Personal goal at UofL is to be one of the top three rebounders on the team this year...Best moment of his athletic career to date was scoring 69 points when his team was playing in Louisville last year...Enjoys dancing and shopping in his spare time...Chose to attend UofL because "it has been my dream school since the sixth grade and because of Hall of Fame Coach Rick Pitino!"...Best basketball advice given to him was "your family is starving and opponents are in your way. Take them out so your family won't have to struggle any more."...Most proud of his little brother...His dad and his high school coach Danny Young have had the greatest influence on his athletic career...When he played basketball as a kid, he pretended he was Dwyane Wade, Allen Iverson or Tracy McGrady...Few people know that he is scared of squirrels and can't sleep without a fan.
Chose to wear number zero to "start all over. Everything in the past means nothing."...If you walked into his dorm room, the first thing you would notice is his Dwyane Wade jersey hanging...Among reality shows, he feels he would fare best on The Game...Best thing about being a Cardinal is the fans...What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino: his power, which reminds him of his dad...Would most like to meet God.

Favorites: Basketball Player: Dwyane Wade, Allen Iverson...NBA Team: Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers...Movies: Love and Basketball, Through the Fire...TV Shows: Run's House, Fresh Prince...Actor: Denzel Washington...Comedian: Kevin Hart...Musical Groups/Singers: Gucci Man, Drake...Subject: math...Web Site: YouTube...Foods: spaghetti with ranch and sugar on it...Midnight Snack: honey buns, hot Cheetos...Best Player Ever Faced: Kyrie Irving


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