A. J. Abrams
Abrams with the University of Texas.
October 16, 1986 |
|Listed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Listed weight||186 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||McNeil (Round Rock, Texas)|
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|2010–2011||Scaligera Basket Verona|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school career
Abrams went to Deerpark Middle School and McNeil High School in Round Rock, Texas, where he is the school's all-time scoring leader with 2,559 career points. He was a three-time district MVP and a three-time district All-First-Team pick. Abrams averaged 16.6 points and 1.3 steals per game as a high school senior and lead his team to 35–4 record.
In his freshman year with the University of Texas, Abrams averaged 6.4 points and 3.0 assists and was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team. In his sophomore year, Abrams started all 35 games averaging 15.5 points and led the team with a 92.4 free throw percentage. He was selected as an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention. In his junior year he is averaging 16.2 points per game and was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team. Abrams also was the 28th player in Texas men's basketball history to score 1,000 career points. On January 31, 2009, Abrams broke the Big 12 career record for 3-pointers in an 81-85 loss to Kansas State, breaking the mark of 338 held by Kansas's Jeff Boschee.
Awards and accomplishments
- 2006–07 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
- 2007–08 All-Big 12 Second Team
- 2008–09 All-Big 12 Second Team
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball career 3-point scoring leaders
- 2009 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans
- "2014-15 Texas Basketball Fact Book" (PDF). texassports.com. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
- Abrams ties Boschee with 338th 3-pointer, helps ice Longhorns' victory.
- Schroeder, Scott (August 16, 2009). "Kasib Powell: Preparing for Trikala". Ridiculousupside.com. Retrieved May 13, 2011.
- businessinsider.com Agent Selection Scenarios: Texas Basketball.
- Big12sports.com Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- Big12sports.com Archived May 15, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.