BYU Basketball Profile: Jamal Aytes (Class of 2014)

jamal-aytesJamal Aytes (pronounced “eights”) is a 6’6″ 225 pound forward for the BYU basketball team (Class of 2015).

He played High School basketball at Foothill Christian (2009-11) and JSerra Catholic  (2011-13) where he averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds as a Senior. He was named to the All-CIF Southern Division 4AA team and was named MVP at the Adidas Exclusive Run. He had offers to play for Boston College, BYU, Kansas State, Miami, and Gonzaga, West Virginia, and UNLV.

He played his first year of collegiate basketball at UNLV where he appeared in four games for the 2013-14 Rebels, averaging 2.8 points in 9.3 minutes per game. He decided mid-season to transfer to BYU. Due to NCAA transfer rules he won’t be eligible to play for the Cougars until December 20, 2014. Unfortunately, due to ankle surgery Aytes is likely out until April or March 2015.

Collegiate Statistics (*From BYUcougars.com)

Year GP MIN/G FG% FT% RPG APG BLK STL PPG
2013-14 (UNLV)
4 9.3 2.8
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
Total

Player Profile:

Hometown: San Juan Capistrano, CA High School Foothill Christian; Junipero Serra Catholic HS
Last Team: UNLV AAU Team: Dream Vision
Position: Forward HT/WT: 6’6”, 225 lbs.
Profiles: BYU Profile, MaxPreps Profile Social Media Facebook, Twitter (@twittername)
Nat’l Rank: #66 PF (ESPN) Class: Sophomore
Rivals: (3 / 5)
Scout: (3 / 5)
ESPN: (3 / 5)
Average: (3 / 5)
Offers: UNLV, Boston College, Gonzaga, Kansas State, Miami, West Virginia

High School Game Stats (*From MaxPreps)

Year GP RPG APG SPG BPG FG% 3P% FT% PPG
2009-10  14  8.6 1.1 1.8 2.1 61 65 13.0
2010-11  28 10.8 2.0 0.8 2.0 47  32 62 20.4
2011-12 28 10.4 1.6 1.0 0.7 57 0 65 15.0
2012-13 25 8.8 1.7 1.0 0.8 55 13 75 15.4
Total 53 9.6 1.7 1.0 1.4 56 8 70 15.2

Awards:  List HS accomplishments

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