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Rob Gray
Rob  Gray

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Forest City, N.C.

High School:
West Oaks Academy [Orlando]

Last College:
Howard JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L

Major:
Sociology


2017-18 Game-by-Game | 2016-17 Game-by-Game | 2015-16 Game-by-Game


HONORS
• 2017-18 Lute Olson All-America Team
• 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award Second-Team All-American
• 2018 Jerry West Award Finalist
• 2017-18 USBWA All-District VII Team
• 2016-17 USBWA All-District VII Team
• 2017-18 American Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team
• 2017-18 All-American Athletic Conference First Team
• 2016-17 All-American Athletic Conference First Team
• 2017-18 NABC All-District 25 First Team
• 2016-17 NABC All-District 25 Second Team
• 2017 Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase Most Valuable Player
• 2017 Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team
• 2016 Gulf Coast Showcase All-Tournament Team
• The American Player of the Week (March 5, 2018)
• The American Player of the Week (Jan. 2, 2017)
• The American Player of the Week (Feb. 1, 2016)
• The American Honor Roll (Feb. 26, 2018)
• The American Honor Roll (Jan. 22, 2018)
• The American Honor Roll (Jan. 15, 2018)
• The American Honor Roll (Dec. 26, 2017)
• The American Honor Roll (Dec. 11, 2017)
• The American Honor Roll (Nov. 20, 2017)
• The American Honor Roll (Feb. 20, 2017)
• The American Honor Roll (Jan. 30, 2017)
• The American Honor Roll (Jan. 16, 2017)
• The American Honor Roll (Dec. 12, 2016)
• The American Honor Roll (Dec. 5, 2016)
• The American Honor Roll (Jan. 4, 2016)
• The American Honor Roll (Dec. 14, 2015)
• The American Honor Roll (Nov. 30, 2015)

Game Highs
Points 39 vs. rv/rv San Diego State (3/15/18)
FG 13 vs. Drexel (11/17/17)
FGA 25
25
vs. rv/rv San Diego State (3/15/18)
at Tulsa (2/11/17)
3FG 6
6
at Tulsa (2/11/17)
at ECU (1/30/16)
3FGA 11
11
at Tulsa (2/11/17)
at ECU (1/30/16)
FT 14 vs. Rhode Island (12/10/16)
FTA 16 vs. Rhode Island (12/10/16)
Rebounds 10 vs. #7/7 Michigan (3/17/18)
Assists 11 vs. ECU (2/25/18)
Steals 4 at ECU (1/30/16)
Blocks 2 vs. Nicholls (12/28/15)
Minutes 49 vs. Wyoming (12/22/15)

SENIOR (2017-18)
One of 10 Finalists for 2018 Jerry West Award, presented to nation's top shooting guard... Senior CLASS Award Second-Team All-American... Finished his career among the Cougars' Top-10 career scorers and as the American Athletic Conference's all-time leading scorer with 1,710 points... Joined Otis Birdsong as only Cougars with multiple conference scoring titles during his career... Became the fifth player in school history to record two different kinds of double-doubles in a season during their careers... Led Houston and the American Athletic Conference with 19.3 points per game... Ranked fifth in The American with 3.7 assists per game... Was one of only two players to rank among The American's Top-5 leaders in both scoring and assists... Ranked 14th in the league with a .359 3-point field goal percentage and 1.8 3-pointers per game... Stood seventh in the league with an .802 free throw percentage and was 15th with 1.1 steals per game... Received his bachelor's degree in sociology in December 2017, becoming the first member of his family to receive a college degree... Led the Cougars and the Sat out the season opener against McNeese with a 1-game suspension from the NCAA for competing in a church recreation league game during the off-season... Made his season debut against Drexel in the Paradise Jam First Round a memorable one... Finished with a career-high 37 points on 13-of-21 shooting, including 5-of-8 from behind the arc... Also added six rebounds with four assists and a steal and no turnovers in 37 minutes against the Dragons... Posted a game-high 19 points with three rebounds and three assists at Liberty in Paradise Jam consolation semifinals... Scored 11 of the Cougars' last 13 minutes during the final five minutes in win against Wake Forest in Paradise Jam consolation title game... Drained a long jumper with 15 seconds remaining to give the Cougars a five-point lead... Finished with four 3-pointers and four assists against the Demon Deacons... Tied for team lead with 16 points in win against UIW... Added two 3-pointers with four assists against the Cardinals... Led all players with 23 points and eight assists and did not commit a turnover in 38 minutes in win against New Orleans... Led all players with 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting in win against Fairfield... Also added four rebounds with two assists and two steals against the Stags... Posted 24 points and drained all 13 free throw attempts with six rebounds and a pair of steals in win at Saint Louis... Tied for team-high honors with 20 points and led all players with seven assists at LSU... Limited to 11 points but added four rebounds with four assists in win against Prairie View A&M... Led Cougars with 24 points and added four rebounds with a pair of assists and steal in win against Providence at Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase... Honored as Most Valuable Player following that performance... Led Cougars with 13 points and added a steal and assist at No. 9/9 Wichita State... Led all players with 34 points on 12-of-17 shooting, including 5-of-8 from behind the arc, in win over Tulsa... Also dished out a game-high eight assists with three rebounds and a pair of steals against the Golden Hurricane... Scored 12 points and dished out a game-high nine assists with three steals in win at ECU... Led all players with 24 points and added five rebounds and five assists at Tulane... Posted game-high 24 points and four assists and added three rebounds in home win over No. 7/4 Wichita State... Led all players with six assists in home win over USF... Finished with a game-highs of 20 points, five assists and three steals in win at UCF... Posted 15 second-half points and added a game-high seven assists with a pair of rebounds in win over SMU... Finished with eight points in win over Tulane to become American Athletic Conference's leading scorer... Scored 13 points with four assists in win over No. 5/5 Cincinnati... Grabbed seven rebounds and dished out a pair of assists in win at Temple... Led all players with 30 points and seven assists at Temple... Totaled 19 points with 11 assists and four rebounds in 22 minutes in win against ECU... Recorded his first career double-double with 17 points and 10 assists by halftime against the Pirates... Led Houston with 19 point and nine rebounds and added three rebounds in win at SMU... Finished with a game-high 30 points on 10-of-15 shooting with four 3-pointers and grabbed two rebounds with three assists in win over UConn on Senior Day... Honored as American Athletic Conference Player of the Week following that performance. American Championship: Had 17 points, six assists and five rebounds vs. UCF in the Quarterfinals... Eclipsed the 30-point threshold for the fifth time this season with 33 points vs. Wichita State in the Semifinals... Made a key steals off a Shocker inbounds pass late in the and fed Galen Robinson Jr for a layup that gave the Cougars the lead for good... Finished with a team-high 17 points with five rebounds and three assists in Title Game against No. 8/8 Cincinnati... Named to the All-Tournament Team. NCAA Tournament: Had a career-high 39 points off 12-of-25 shooting and 11-of-15 from the line along with a career-high eight rebounds against rv/rv San Diego State in First Round... Drove the lane and banked in a layup with 1.2 seconds remaining to break a 65-65 tie against the Aztecs... Led all players with 23 points and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds against No. 7/7 Michigan in the Second Round for his the second double-double of his career and his first points-rebounds double-double.

JUNIOR (2016-17)
2016-17 American Athletic Conference scoring champion with 20.6 points per game... Became first Cougar since Aubrey Coleman in 2009-10 to finish as conference scoring champion... Became eighth Cougar to win a conference scoring title... Ranked fifth in The American in free throw percentage (81.3)... Joined with Damyean Dotson to give Cougars two All-Conference First-Team selections in the same year for the first time since Carl Herrera and Craig Upchurch in 1992 in the Southwest Conference... Became 46th player in school history with 1,000 points during his career... Reached that milestone in 55 games, tying with Gary Phillips (1958-61) for 12th-fastest in Houston history... Also led Cougars with 1.2 steals per game... Led all players with 22 points in the Cougars' season-opening win against Morgan State inside Hofheinz Pavilion... Tied for third on team with 3.7 rebounds per game and finished second among Cougars with 2.9 assists per game... Buried 7-of-13 shots from the field, including 4-of-8 from the 3-point line and added five rebounds with four assists and a pair of steals against the Bears... Topped all players with 23 points and connected on all six free throw attempts in opening win over George Mason at Gulf Coast Showcase... Scored 15 points with three assists and three steals in win against Cornell... Led Cougars with 19 points, including 15 in first half, at LSU... Led all players with 23 points, including 21 in the first half, in win against Prairie View A&M... Also grabbed seven rebounds and dished out five assists with a pair of steals against the Panthers... Led all players with 22 points at Arkansas... Posted 30 points and tied for the team lead with seven rebounds and five assists in win against Rhode Island... Finished with 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting with five rebounds and four assists in win against UT Rio Grande Valley... Tied for game-high honors with 22 points and added four assists in win against Liberty... Led the Cougars with 15 points and added six rebounds with three assists and three steals against Harvard... Led all players with 20 points and added three rebounds and a pair of steals in win at UConn... Tied for game-high honors with 25 points in win at USF... Added five rebounds with three assists and a pair of steals against the Bulls... Missed the Tulsa game in Houston with the flu.. Led all players with 21 points and grabbed four rebounds against No. 22/22 Cincinnati... Returned to his native North Carolina to lead all players with 19 points and added two rebounds with four assists in win at East Carolina... Led all players with 28 points on 12-of-21 shooting with four assists and three steals at UCF... Topped Houston with 21 points and added three assists and three steals against Memphis... Posted 16 points with four 3-pointers and five assists at SMU... Finished with 12 points, four rebounds and four assists in win against Tulane... Totaled 28 points on 8-of-13 shooting with seven rebounds and five assists in win against Temple... Scored 18 points with a pair of 3-pointers in win at Tulane... Led all players with 28 points and added six 3-pointers with four assists, three rebounds and three steals in win at Tulsa... Led all players with 23 points and added a team-high six rebounds against No. 19/23 SMU... Posted 16 points with six rebounds, four assists and a steal in win against UConn... Totaled 17 points with five rebounds in win at Memphis... Led all players with 17 points at No. 18/20 Cincinnati... Led all players with 24 points in Senior Day win over East Carolina in the Final Game inside Hofheinz Pavilion... Moved into the Cougars' 1,000-Point Club with his basket with 8:18 left. American Championship: Led Cougars with 25 points and seven rebounds and dished out three assists without a turnover while playing all 40 minutes against host UConn in Quarterfinals. NIT: Led all players with 24 points on 9-of-16 shooting with five rebounds against Akron in First Round.

SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
Led the Cougars and finished as the American Athletic Conference's second-leading scorer with 16.0 points per game... Made his Houston debut against Prairie View A&M... Finished with 12 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, and added two rebounds and a pair of assists against the Panthers... Totaled 17 points with a game-high four 3-pointers and added two rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals against Florida A&M... Came off the bench to pour in a game-high 22 points wth four 3-pointers in win against ULM... Added six rebounds and a pair of assists against the Warhawks... Led a key rally in the second half with 11 points in the team's 13-0 run to break the game open... Totaled 15 points with three rebounds against UT Rio Grande Valley... Topped all players with 26 points on 10-of-15 shooting from the field and added four 2-pointers in win against Murray State... Finished with 14 points and four rebounds at Rhode Island... Overcame early foul trouble to score 31 points, including 11 in overtime, in a win against LSU... Sank 10-of-19 from the field and all nine free throw attempts against the Tigers... Scored 14 second-half points in win over North Carolina Central in the Global Sports Classic First Round... Returned from injury to score 17 points against Grand Canyon during Global Sports Classic Third Round... Tied for team lead with 14 points and three 3-pointers in win against Wyoming during Global Sports Classic Championship Round... Converted an and-1 with 19 seconds left in regulation to force overtime... Made his first start against the Cowboys in that game... Scored 14 points with five rebounds against Nicholls... Record 19 points and went 8-of-13 from the free throw line in win at USF in American Athletic Conference opener... Led all players with 23 points, six assists and three 3-pointers in win at Temple... Posted a game-high 15 points with two 3-pointers in win against Tulane... Led the Cougars with 15 points and added five rebounds against UConn... Finished with 16 points and dished out three assists in win against Tulsa... Tied his career high with 31 points and added six 3-pointers and four steals in double-overtime win at East Carolina... Returned to action after sitting out with an ankle injury at Tulane... Finished with 13 points, four rebounds and three steals against the Green Wave... Scored 20 points with four rebounds against Temple... Posted 14 points with a pair of 3-pointers in win at UCF... Tied for team lead with 13 points and and grabbed three rebounds with four assists and three steals in win against Cincinnati. American Championship: Finished with a team-high 17 points on 6-of-11 shooting with three 3-pointers against Tulane.

HOWARD COLLEGE (2013-15)
Attended Howard College for two seasons but only played one season for head coach Scott Raines. Redshirt Freshman (2014-15): Started all 27 games while leading the Hawks to a 24-8 overall record... Was a Western Junior College Athletic Association All-Conference and All-Region 5 First-Team honoree... Recorded 23 games with double-digit points and had 20+ points in 14 games, including 10 of the last 12 contests to end the season... .. Scored 20+ points in seven straight games late in the season... Enjoyed his first double-double with 24 points and 11 rebounds in win at Western Texas College... Totaled 17 points with 10 boards in win against Clarendon College... Compiled a career-high 27 points on 10-of-19 shooting with 10 rebounds in win against Hill College... Dished out a season-high six assists in win over Arizona Western College... Had four games with at least five assists. Freshman (2013-14): Sat out as a redshirt and did not compete in any games.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from West Oaks Academy after competing there during the 2012-13 season... Competed at Christ School... Averaged 11.3 points, 3.3 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game... Led the Greenies to a 32-5 overall record... Scored 24 points in win over rival Asheville School... Played for NCHSAA 2-A champion East Rutherford before joining Christ School... Averaged 22.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game as a sophomore at East Rutherford High... Scored 38 points as a sophomore against Burns High.

PERSONAL
Full name is Robert Dejuan Gray, Jr.... Born in Forest City, N.C... Son of Robert Dejuan Gray, Sr., and Ashley Morgan... Majoring in sociology.

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