BYU Basketball Profile: Josh Sharp (Class of 2011)

josh_sharp_byu2Josh Sharp played on the BYU basketball team from 2011-2015.

In four years for the cougars he has averaged 2.2 points and 2.5 rebounds in 12.0 minutes per game. He has career highs of 14 points (vs. Gonzaga), 12 rebounds (LMU), and 3 assists (San Diego).

Prior to his BYU career Sharp originally signed and redshirted with the University of Utah but transferred to the Y following his LDS mission to Houston Texas. He prepped at Lone Peak High School where he helped the Knights to back-to-back state titles in 2007 and 2008. Was named to the first-team all-state team and was team captain averaging 13.5 points and 6.3 rebounds as a senior. He was recruited by Weber State and the University of Utah.

Sharp is married to Jordan and they have a daughter (Jaycee).

BYU Game Stats (*From

2011-12 28 7.0 .391 .609 1.4 0.4 1.2
2012-13 32 18.5 .567 .718 3.9 0.7 4.4
2013-14 32 11.0 .630 .579 2.4 0.4 1.4
2014-15 23 10.3 .571 .667 2.3 0.7 1.4
Total 115 12.0 .554 .656 2.5 0.5 2.2

Recruitment Profile:

Hometown: Highland, UT High School Lone Peak HS
Last Team: University of Utah AAU Team: Salt Lake Metro
Position: Forward HT/WT: 6’7”, 190
Profiles: BYU, Deseret News Social Media
[usrlist Rivals:2 Scout:2 ESPN:2 avg=”true”] Offers: BYU, Utah

High School Game Stats (*From DesNews)

2006-07 25 5.9
2007-08 25 12.4
Total 50 9.2



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