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  Rashaun McLemore

Rashaun McLemore

Player Profile


Richmond, Va.

High School:
Mt. Zion Prep

Last College:
Frank Phillips Junior College

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205



2010-11 Season (Senior)
A Second Team All-Big West Conference selection ... Voted CSUN's Most Improved Player and the Andrew Chevalier co-MVP along with Lenny Daniel ... Gained Big West Player of the Week honors for his efforts in helping Cal State Norrthridge collect a 66-62 victory at UC Irvine (1/27/11) and at UC Santa Barbara (70-69, 1/29/11) ... At UC Irvine, posted 15 points and five rebounds including a game-winning three-point bank shot with 22 seconds to play ... At UCSB, scored a career-high 26 points (23 points in the second half) ... Hit three clutch free throws in the final seconds to preserve the Matador win at UC Santa Barbara ... Also tallied a career-high 26 points at UC Davis (3/3/11) ... CSUN's second leading scorer (14.6 ppg, #11 in the BWC) ... Scored in double figures in 24 of the 29 games played ... Scored 24 points along with five rebounds and two steals at California (11/16/10) ... Tallied 24 points with seven rebounds and four assists vs UC Davis (12/30/10) ... Scored 20 or more points in nine games ... Had career-highs in rebounds (8) and assists (4) at Air Force (12/2/10).

2009-10 Season (Junior)
CSUN's Most Inspirational Player ... Was hampered by a painful back injury throughout the 2009-10 season ... Nevertheless, played in 17 games, six as a starter ... Scored a season-high 14 points against Seattle (1/11/10) along with six rebounds, and another 14 points and five rebounds against UC Santa Barbara (1/30/10).

Frank Phillips College
During the 2008-09 season, McLemore led the Plainsmen in scoring at 17.6 ppg ... Averaged more than 20 points during conference play ... Started 24 of 28 games, shot .483 (174-for-360) from the floor, .349 (37-for-106) from three-point territory and averaged 4.7 rebounds per game ... Also collected 63 steals (second-best on the team), 88 assists (#2 on the team) and blocked 17 shots (third-best on the squad) ... Scored in double figures in 25 of 28 games played ... That included point totals of 36 against Trinidad Junior College and 33 against NMMI ... Also averaged five rebounds and five assists per game ... For his efforts, McLemore gained all-region and all-league honors ... Also named team MVP.

Ball State University (2007-08)
Began his collegiate career at Ball State University ... As a redshirt freshman, started 17 of 29 games and averaged 8.3 ppg ... Scored in double figures in seven games ... That included double-digit games of 17 points against Illinois State, 16 against Akron and 15 points against St. Joseph's.

Mt. Zion Prep Academy
As a senior, averaged 16 points, five assists and four rebounds per game ... His expertise was long-range shooting where McLemore drilled 90 three-point field goals and shot over 40 percent from behind the arc as a senior ... A McDonald's All-American nominee, McLemore helped lead Mt. Zion to a 20-10 record as a senior and a ranking of 12th in the nation ... Also played two years as a quarterback on the football team ... A member of the 2004 state champion Notre Dame Academy team.

Matador Memo
Born May 13, 1986 ... Parents are Ruth and Johnnie McLemore ... Has one brother (Johnnie Jr.) ... Roots for the Boston Celtics ... His favorite NBA athlete is Paul Pierce ... His favorite actor is Will Ferrell, and his favorite actress is Lisa Ray ... His favorite television show is "The Game" ... A movie fan of "Above the Rim" ... Chose Cal State Northridge because he wanted to experience life on the west coast ... His greatest sports moment was winning MVP honors at the state championship game while playing for Notre Dame Academy ... The best athlete he has played against is Josh Smith ... His best friends from another college team are Melvin Goins (Tennessee), Joel Bankers (Hartford) and Deontay Twyman (Quinnipac University) ... The best thing about being a student-athlete is the competition, according to Rashaun ... The toughest part is "keeping up with the school work" ... Would like to see more teams in the NBA ... The person in history he would most liked to have met would have been Martin Luther King, Jr. ... His favorite website is ... The famous person he has ever met is Bun B ... Would most like to switch places with Bill Gates ... Would also like to be stranded on a desert island with Alicia Keys ... Would also like to have dinner with Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell ... If Rashaun had to listen to one CD the rest of his life, it would be "My Brothers: JMAC" ... Rashaun would buy his parents whatever they wanted if he had a million dollars ... The best advice he offers to young people - stay in school and work hard on-and-off the court ... No one knows how much "I love my family" ... The best advice he ever received - "Phillippians 4:13" ... If a movie was ever made of Rashaun's life, Terrence Howard would play the lead role ... Rashaun says he can't go a week without talking with his family ... If he could change one thing about the world today, he would "make the economy better" ... The one thing that always makes Rashaun smile is "hearing my mama's voice" ... His greatest hero - my dad because he fights through adversity ... Pan African Studies major.

Rashaun McLemore - Career Highs
Points - 26 (2 games)
Field Goals - 10 vs UC Davis (12/30/10)
3-Point Field Goals - 4 (4 games)
Free Throws - 10 (2 games)
Rebounds - 8 at Air Force (12/2/10)
Assists - 4 (5 games)
Blocks - 2 at Eastern Washington (2/19/11)
Steals - 4 at UC Riverside (2/4/10)