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Isaiah

Ross

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Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa
High School: Davenport West
Other College: Hillcrest Prep

Bio

2017-18: Played in all 32 games, making 17 starts on the season ... Averaged 25.5 minutes per game and logged 805 total minutes of action ... Finished second on the team in scoring, averaging 11.3 points per game on 40% (120-300) field goal shooting, 35.9% (70-195) three-point shooting and a team-best 77.9% (53-68) free throw shooting ... Led the team with 70 made three-pointers, ranking sixth in the WAC ... Hit 3+ three-pointers in 13 contests ... Averaged 3.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.5 steals per game for the season ... Scored in double-figures in 19 contests, posting 20+ point performances in five games ... Scored a career-high 27 points on 10-15 shooting from the field and a career-best seven three pointers ... Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds at Chicago State (3/3) ... Went a perfect 7-7 from the free throw line against Grand Canyon (3/8), a new career-high for most foul shots made in a game.

2016-17: Played in 34 games (10 starts) as a true freshman … Led all freshmen on the team in scoring with 8.0 points per game and grabbed 1.9 rebounds per contest … Posted the second-highest free throw percentage (83.3%) by a freshman in program history, trailing only Tim Blackwell (87.8% in 2004-05) … Drained 64 shots from beyond the 3-point arc, which ranked second on the team and was the fourth-most ever by a Roos freshman … Finished ninth in the WAC in 3-pointers per game (1.9) and 3-point field goal percentage (37.6%) … Shot 39 percent (87-for-221) from the floor and 38 percent (35-for-42) from distance … Scored in double figures 12 times … Drained at least three triples on 11 occasions and connected on at least one trey in each of his first 13 career games … Scored a career-high 17 points vs. UT Rio Grande Valley (1/7) and at South Dakota State (12/3) … Sank a career-best five triples and played a career-high 33 minutes at SDSU … Connected on four 3-pointers at #12 West Virginia (12/17), vs. USC Upstate (1/2),  Ottawa (1/31) and vs. Chicago State (2/18) … Drained three consecutive triples during a second half run that clinched the College Basketball Invitational victory vs. Green Bay (3/15), the first postseason victory in the program's 30-year Division I history … Made a career-high six foul shots vs. Seattle U (2/11) … Went a perfect 5-for-5 at the foul line at Chicago State (3/4) … Grabbed a career-best five rebounds at Mississippi State (12/29) … Dished out multiple assists in five games, including a career-high three at #22 Creighton (11/11) in his NCAA debut.

Prep School: Played at Hillcrest Prep in Phoenix, Ariz., during the 2015-16 season … Coached by Nick Weaver ... Ranked a two-star recruit by Verbal Commits.

High School: Averaged 17 points per game as a senior at Davenport (Iowa) West High School … Shot 46 percent from the field, 43 percent from 3-point range and 84 percent from the free throw line during his senior season … Twice set a school record with eight 3-pointers in a game, then later broke that record with nine triples in the following contest … All-conference, All-Southeast 4A Substate district selection … Team MVP and team captain as a senior … Played in the Iowa-Illinois All-Star Game … Scored in double figures as a junior, averaging 10 points per game … Coached by Mark Bigler … Played for Iowa Pump N' Run in AAU competition … Coached by Jason Price.

Personal: Born Oct. 24, 1996 … Son of Mary Jean Grady … Has a brother, Jalen … Mentor is his grandmother, Annie Jones … Majoring in Health Science with plans to become a Physical Therapist … Chose UMKC because the coaching staff was honest from the time they met him and welcomed him with open arms showing the kind of personalities he likes … Favorite part of Kansas City is the food … Enjoys playing video games … Favorite professional athletes are Ray Allen, LeBron James and James Harden … Favorite professional team is the Chicago Bulls … Favorite musicians are Future, Drake and Lil Uzi Vert … Also recruited by Iowa, Nevada, Northern Iowa, Fort Wayne and UMass Lowell.

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