UNLV CAREER: Mooring is in his second season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2017-18.
JUNIOR (2016-17): Named Third Team All-Mountain West ... Appeared in 32 games, making 15 starts ... Led UNLV in scoring with 12.6 points per game (18th in MW) ... Also was tops in assists with 4.0 per game (2nd in MW) ... Was UNLV's best 3-point shooter in makes (58) and percentage (.372) ... Averaged 2.7 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game ... His assist/turnover ratio of 1.6 was fourth in the MW ... Named Outstanding Rebel of the Week (among all UNLV sports) after scoring a career-high 30 points vs. Air Force ... Made seven 3-pointers in that game ... Scored in double figures 21 times, including each of his last eight games ... Scored 20 or more on five occasions ... Dished out a career-high eight assists in three different games ... Had five steals at New Mexico and four other games with at least three.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Attended South Suburban Community College in South Holland, Ill. ... As a sophomore in 2015-16, averaged 26.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 3.0 steals per game ... Led the Bulldogs to the semifinals of the NJCAA Division II National Tournament ... Was named Tournament MVP as well as the NJCAA Division II Men's Basketball Player of the Year ... South SuburbanCollege went 34-3 under head coach John Pigatti ... It was the nation's best record and set the school record for victories ... Mooring averaged 28 points per game over SSC's four tournament games, including scoring 41 points in its third-place game win ... Also played in the NJCAA National All-Star Game in April of 2016, which was held at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas ... Scored 13 points in that game ... Was also named Region IV Player of the Year after leading the country in scoring and steals, while he was also top five in the nation in assists ... Played in 36 games in 2015-16, making 32 starts and averaging 30.8 minutes per contest ... He shot 49.1 percent from the field (328 of 668), 36.7 percent from 3-point range (99 of 270) and 77.5 percent from the free-throw line (203 of 262).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills, Ill. ... Earned three varsity letters.
PERSONAL: Jovan James Mooring was born Dec. 14, 1994, in Chicago, Ill. ... Majoring in sociology ... Son of Reginald Durr and Janis Mooring.