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Jalen Poyser
Jalen  Poyser

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Malton, Ontario

High School:
Orangeville Prep

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 180

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
05/15/1996

Experience:
1L


01/17/2017

UNLV Falls To San Diego State, 64-51

Four Runnin' Rebels scored in double figures in the loss.

01/09/2017

Watch Sunday's Reb Zone Here

Fox 5's Kevin Bolinger sits down with UNLV men's basketball coach Marvin Menzies to talk Runnin' Rebel basketball.

12/10/2016

UNLV Falls To No. 5 Duke At T-Mobile Arena In Las Vegas

Sophomore guard Jalen Poyser led Runnin' Rebels with 16 points.

11/30/2016

UNLV Gets Past Southern Utah In Season's First Road Game, 89-81

Dwayne Morgan records double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds for the Runnin' Rebels.

11/22/2016

Poyser Leads Six In Double Figures As UNLV Blows Out NAU

Runnin' Rebels scored 110 points for the first time against a Division I team since 2011.

01/28/2017

UNLV vs. San Jose State

Jan. 28, 2017

01/04/2017

Boise State 77, UNLV 59

The Rebels fall to Boise State, on January 4, 2016.

12/31/2016

UNLV vs. Wyoming

Dec. 31, 2016

12/28/2016

Colorado State 91, UNLV 77

The Rebels fall to Colorado State, on December 28, 2016.

12/22/2016

No.3 Kansas 71, UNLV 53

The Rebels fall to Kansas, on December 22, 2016.

2016-17 Media Guide Bio (PDF)

UNLV CAREER

Poyser enters his second season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2016-17.

FRESHMAN (2015-16)

Appeared in all of UNLV's 33 games, making one start ... Averaged 5.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in an average of 16.2 minutes played per contest ... Scored in double figures on seven occasions ... Scored a career-high 19 points vs. Colorado State ... Was 6 of 10 from the field that game ... Shot 37.4 percent from the field (58 of 155), 35.6 percent from 3-point range (21 of 59) and 65.6 percent from the free-throw line (40 of 61) ... Made a career-high four 3-pointers New Mexico Highlands ... Finished with 16 points in that game ... Grabbed a career-high seven rebound at Air Force ... Dished out a career-high six assists vs. CSU ... Had a career-high four steals at UC Riverside ... Made at least one 3-pointer in 12 games.

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2015 graduate of Orangeville Prep / Athlete Institute in Mono, Ontario ... Attended from 2013-15 ... Coached by Larry Blunt ... Also attended Father Henry Carr Catholic Secondary School in Etobicoke, Ontario from 2011-13 ... Coached by Paul Melnik ... Team was two-time city champions at Father Henry Carr, recording a 67-1 mark ... Averaged 15.7 ppg and 5.0 rpg as a freshman, 21.3 ppg and 7.0 rpg as a sohpomore and 14.0 ppg as a senior ... Played for CIA Bounce in Canada, the same AAU program that produced former Runnin' Rebels Anthony Bennett and Khem Birch, and UNLV teammate Tyrell Green ... Was the No. 1-ranked player in Canada in the class of 2015 and Rivals listed him as a 4-star recruit and the No. 83 player overall ... Was MVP of the 2015 BioSteel All-Canadian Basketball Game after scoring 21 points ... Was named all-tournament at the Nike Global event where he averaged 20.5 ppg, ranking fifth in scoring, and he was fourth in scoring at the Adidas Nations (16.8 ppg) ... He shot 38.5 percent from 3-point range there was ranked as the No. 3 overall prospect that participated ... He shot 40.5 percent from 3-point range in the EYBL.

PERSONAL

Jalen André Poyser was born May 15, 1996, in Brampton, Ontario ... Has not declared a major ... Son of Mark Poyser and Lisa Goncalvez ... Has two siblings: Kiarra (19) and Jevyn (6).

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