L.J. Rose


    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Westbury Christian

    Last College:

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 200




    L.J.  Rose


    Postgame Quotes: Cincinnati 63, Houston 53

    Postgame Quotes: Cincinnati 63, Houston 53


    Men's Hoops Comeback Falls Just Short

    L.J. Rose puts up a career-high 25 points in the loss.


    Men's Basketball Stuns UConn... Again

    Junior guard Jherrod Stiggers with team-high 18 points as Cougars commit school-record-low 1 turnover


    Postgame Quotes: Houston 70, UConn 68

    Postgame Quotes: Houston 70, UConn 68


    Men's Basketball Takes Down Rice

    Mikhail McLean, a senior, had a career-high 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting


    Men's Basketball vs. SMU

    NCAA Basketball: Southern Methodist at Houston (USATSI)


    Men's Basketball vs. Cincinatti (USATSI)

    Men's Basketball falls to Cincinatti on the road, 67-54 (USATSI)


    Houston vs. Memphis

    USATSI Photos men's basketball vs. Memphis -- 12/31/14


    Houston vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff

    Houston men's basketball


    Houston vs. Memphis (USATSI Gallery)

    Houston men's basketball

    2013-14 Game-by-Game

    SOPHOMORE (2013-14)
    Led the Cougars and the American Athletic Conference and finished 29th nationally with 5.5 assists per game... Finished 11th in the league with a .778 free throw percentage... Made his Houston debut in the starting lineup against Texas State... Posted 11 points with two rebounds and a game-high six assists against the Bobcats... Led all players with six assists and added 16 points with two rebounds and three steals at Texas-Pan American... Led the Cougars with five assists and added a steal against UTSA... Totaled 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field and 5-of-5 shooting from the free throw line against Lehigh during the Progressive Legends Classic... Also added six assists with only one turnover against the Mountain Hawks... Totaled 10 points with two rebounds and a team-high five assists against Howard during the Progressive Legends Classic... Led all players with five assists and added 14 points with a pair of rebounds against Stanford during the Progressive Legends Classic Championship Rounds at Barclays Center... Scored 11 points and led all players with five assists against Texas Tech during the Progressive Legends Classic Third-Place Game... Totaled 13 points with a team-high five assists against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...Missed five games with a foot injury before returning to action at No. 18/14 Louisville... Posted nine points with a game-high eight assists against Rutgers... Led all players with 10 assists at No. 23/22 Memphis... Finished with 11 points and four assists at Rutgers... Posted a game-high eight assists against Temple... Scored 10 points and led the Cougars with five assists at No. 11/10 Cincinnati... Totaled 12 points with two rebounds and a game-high seven assists against UCF... Nearly finished with a triple-double against No. 21/22 Memphis... Totaled seven points with seven rebounds and a game-high 10 assists against the Tigers... Handed out six assists with only one turnover and added seven points and four rebounds at Temple... Posted 16 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including 4-of-5 from the 3-point line, against USF... Added three rebounds, five assists and a steal against the Bulls... Recorded the first double-double of his career with 16 points and 10 assists at UCF in the regular-season finale. The American Championship: Posted 16 points with six rebounds, four assists and a steal in the Quarterfinals against No. 25/23 SMU... Led the Cougars with five assists against No. 5/5 Louisville in the Semifinals.

    Game Highs
    Points 16 (4X) Most recently
    vs. #25/23 SMU (3/13/14)
    FG 6 vs. Stanford (11/25/13)
    FGA 12 (2X) Most recently
    at UCF (3/7/14)
    3FG 4 vs. USF (3/4/14)
    3FGA 5 (3X) Most recently
    vs. USF (3/4/14)
    FT 9 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11/30/13)
    FTA 11 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11/30/13)
    Rebounds 7 vs. #21/22 Memphis (2/27/14)
    Assists 12 vs. Hardin-Simmons (1/19/13)
    (at Baylor)
    Steals 3 at Texas-Pan American (11/11/13)
    Blocks 2 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11/30/13)
    Minutes 38 vs. #14/10 Louisville (2/5/14)

    PRE-HOUSTON (2012-13)
    Competed in 33 games at Baylor... Made collegiate debut vs. Lehigh, scoring two points with three assists... Dished out five assists in the first half at Iowa State in 16 minutes... Scored 14 points with 12 assists, three rebounds and two steals in 35 minutes against Hardin-Simmons... Dished out four assists in only eight minutes against Long Beach State during the NIT First Round. Summer: Served an internship with U.S. Representative Al Green in the summer of 2013.

    Westbury Christian (2011-12): Played senior season for coach Russell Carr... Earned TABC All-State honors after leading Wildcats to 29-4 record as senior... Helped WCHS to TAPPS-4A state championship game, where it lost to Grace Prep... Led team with 17 points in state title game, earning All-Tournament honors. Second Baptist School (2008-11): Spent first three years of high school at Second Baptist School... Missed much of junior season with foot injury... Earned All-District 4 First-Team and Class 4A All-State honors as freshman in 2008-09 and again as sophomore in 2009-10... Averaged 17.0 points, 9.0 assists and 7.0 rebounds as sophomore... Named to ESPN RISE 2010 Underclass All-America team... Following freshman season at Second Baptist, played on U16 National Team, traveling to 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Mendoza, Argentina... Team won gold medal in front of hostile crowd against tournament-host Argentina... Ranked nation's No. 61 recruit by Scout.com... Also ranked No. 63 by ESPN, No. 70 by MaxPreps.com and No. 74 by Rivals.com.

    Full name is Lynden Bernard Rose, Jr., but goes by nickname L.J.... Born Dec. 11, 1993, in Houston... Son of Lynden Sr. and Marilyn Rose... Father, played collegiately at Houston from 1980 to 1982, and was a member of Phi Slama Jama, before being selected by Los Angeles Lakers in 1982 NBA Draft sixth round... Father also served as a member of the UH Board of Regents from 2004 to 2009... Majoring in health.


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