BYU Basketball Profile: Ryan Andrus (Class of 2014)

andrus_ryanRyan Andrus is a 6’11” 215 pound center for the BYU basketball team (Class of 2014).  As a true freshman he played in 21 games and posted season highs of 8 points (Portland), 8 rebounds (Santa Clara), and 2 steals (twice).  He has the ability to step outside, going 3 for 8 from behind the arc in 2014-15 (37.5%).  Following his freshman season Andrus left for an LDS mission in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

BYU Game Stats 

Year GP MIN FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG BLK STL PPG
2014-15 21 7.5 .545 .375 .722 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.9
Total 21 7.5 .545 .375 .722 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 1.9

Andrus is a 3 star recruit (ESPN) out of American Fork High school that averaged 19.3 points and 6.5 rebounds as a Junior and 14.9 points and 7.7 rebounds as a Senior. He was heavily recruited in-state, receiving his first offer from Utah State prior to his Freshman year of High School. While Ryan has continued to grow (he’s now 6’11”) his shooting range is also quite lengthy–he knocked down 19 3-pointers as a HS junior. In addition to basketball Andrus also played High School baseball.  He plans to serve an LDS mission after freshman season at BYU (2014-15). Signed with BYU July 31, 2013.

High School Game Stats (*From DesNews)

Grade GP RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010 – Fr 14 0.36 0.14 0 0 0.71
2011 – Soph 22 3.82 0.59 0.36 0.5 5.82
2012 – Jun 26 6.50 1.46 1.08 0.6 19.35
2013 – Sen 26 7.65 1.69 0.31 1.1 14.92
Total 5.19 1.10 0.50 11.69

Awards:  Named first-team all-state (5A) by the Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune, MVP;  Named first-team all-state (5A) by the Deseret News, second-team all-state by the Salt Lake Tribune, All-Valley by the Daily Herald

Hometown: American Fork, Utah High School American Fork HS
Last Team: AFHS AAU Team: DreamVision, Utah Pump N Run
Position: Power Forward HT/WT: 6’11”, 215 lbs.
Profiles: BYU Profile, MaxPreps Profile Social Media Facebook, Twitter (@andrus_ryan)
Nat’l Rank: 53 position, 40 regional, 4 state Class: 2014
Rivals:2 Stars (2 / 5)
Scout:2 Stars (2 / 5)
ESPN:3 Stars (3 / 5)
Average:2.3 Stars (2.3 / 5)
Offers: USU, Utah, Boise State


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