Brynton Lemar
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Brynton  Lemar

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
St. Augustine HS '13

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
G

Major:
Communication


09/20/2017

Bonjour, Davis! I’ve missed you

Former Aggie standout (and Davis Enterprise intern) Brynton Lemar shares his European adventures as a basketball professional

07/20/2017

Aggies build momentum throughout Big West play

Packed Pavilion during ESPN's fifth visit to UC Davis, in as many seasons, highlights another undefeated season on Hamilton Court

07/13/2017

Brynton Lemar signs with SLUC Nancy Basket

One of the top scorers in program history is the latest Aggie to turn pro

06/30/2017

Aggies shine on Big West All-Academic Teams

A total of 57 student-athletes honored for their work in the classroom from winter and spring sports

05/21/2017

Inaugural Gunrock Gala celebrates academic and athletics success

Dani Nafekh, Brynton Lemar and Alexis Brown receive top individual honors; student-athletes select recipients of six new awards

03/17/2017

Kansas 100, UC Davis 62

Photos from No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 UC Davis in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on March 17, 2017.

03/15/2017

UC Davis 67, NC Central 63 (USATSI)

Check out out the USATSI photo gallery from the NCAA First Four game against NC Central.

03/10/2017

UC Davis vs. Cal State Fullerton

Big West Tournament - March 10, 2017

2016-17: NCAA CAREER IN SPORTS FORUM INVITEE... COLBY E. "BABE" SLATER AWARD (UC Davis' Male Student-Athlete of the Year)... (UC Davis') MALE INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR... ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM... BIG WEST CONFERENCE ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM... BIG WEST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (11/28, 2/13 and 2/27)... Led all Big West players in total points (581) and free throws made (143), finished third in points per game (16.1) and field goals made (179)... Graduated from UC Davis with the following Division I-era career rankings: No. 4 in free throws made (262) and assists (214)... No. 5 in three-point field goals made (148), No. 6 in points (1,170), No. 7 in field goals made (380)... Scored 581 points as a senior, the second-highest single-season total in the team's D-I era... Drilled 143 free throws, the fourth-highest single-season total in the Div. I era... Became the 22nd player all-time in the program's history to reach the 1,000-point milestone when UC Davis hosted CSUN (2/23)... Also hit eight threes that evening, the third-highest single-game total in the D-I era... Made 13 free throws vs. Cal State Fullerton (2/8), the second-highest single-game total in the D-I era...

 Led the team in points per game, three-point percentage (.385, 80-208), points, three-point field goals made (80), free throws made (143)... In his final game as an Aggie, which took place vs. Kansas (3/17) in the NCAA Tournament's Midwest Regional First Round game, Lemar finished with 17 points, three steals, two assists, two rebounds, and one block... Scored 20 points to lift UC Davis to a victory in the Big West Tournament championship game vs. UC Irvine (3/11)... Hit a career-high nine field goals, grabbed a season-high seven rebounds and scored nine of his 23 points in overtime vs. Cal State Fullerton (3/10)... Scored double figures for the 15th straight game at UC Irvine (3/4)... His back-to-back threes turned a one-point deficit into a five point lead, and gave the Aggies the lead for good with 7:30 left in the game, scored 19 points, collected five rebounds and hit four of his six baskets from three vs. Hawai’i (3/2) — the final home game of his career... Led all players with 25 points, hit 7 of 9 shots at the line and hit two threes in the Aggies’ ESPNU game vs. Long Beach State (2/25)... Recorded a game-high 28 points by canning eight of his nine field goals from three, both season highs, vs. CSUN (2/24); with regards to his three-point field goal total, that is a career high that is twice as many as his previous mark... Led all Aggies with 20 points, canned a season-high seven field goals and four threes for the sixth time this season at Cal State Fullerton (2/18)... Earned Player of the Week honors from the Big West Conference and College Sports Madness when each outlet announced its selection on Feb. 13... That week, Lemar averaged 21.5 points, 4.5 rebounds per game, shot .500 (11-for-22) overall, .533 (8-for-15) from three and .813 (13-for-16) at the free throw line vs. Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside... Shot 5 of 10 overall, 4 of 7 from three and finished with a game-high 14 points vs. UC Riverside (2/11)... Scored a career-high 29 points on seven field goals and a career-high 13 free throws made, and collected a season-high seven rebounds vs. Cal State Fullerton (2/8); responsible for 18 of the team’s 33 points in the first half that night... His floater, scored with 27 seconds remaining, pushed the Aggies’ lead to a two-possession margin at UC Santa Barbara (2/4), a basket that helped UC Davis record a season sweep... Sank a season-high seven shots from the floor at Cal Poly (2/2)... A career-high 10 of his 13 points were scored at the free throw line vs. UC Irvine (1/28)... Led all Aggies with four assists, earned seven of his 18 points at the free throw line and scored double figures for the fourth straight game at Hawai’i (1/21)... The final two of his 20 points scored at CSUN (1/14) took place at the line with 13 seconds remaining, pushing a one-point lead to the game’s final score (71-68)... Matched a career high by canning four shots from three to finish with 12 points at UC Riverside (1/12)... Six of his career-high nine free throws made took place throughout the final 23 seconds of the Aggies’ game vs. Cal Poly (1/7); by nailing all six of those shots, Lemar turned a one-point lead into a four-point win... Tied a career high by ending the Aggies’ Big West opener vs. UC Santa Barbara (1/4) with a season-high six assists... Named College Sports Madness (a subsidiary of USA Today Sports Media) Big West Player of the Week (announced 1/2/17) for shooting .520 overall (13-for-25), .429 from three (6-for-14) .750 at the stripe (6-for-8); averaged a team-high 19.0 points in 32.5 minutes per game... Tied a season high by nailing seven field goals, and matched a career high by canning four threes against Utah State (12/31)... Logged his second 20-point effort in the last four games by finishing with that exact amount at Seattle U (12/28)... Led all Aggies in scoring with 14 points at Air Force (12/22)... By scoring a game-high 22 points, Lemar is averaging 16.0 points per game throughout the Aggies’ last five contests... Ended the night with 14 points — two of his six field goals were from three — to post his third double-figure point total, in the last three games, at Cal (12/10)... Scored a game-high 19 points, hit 3 of 5 field goals from three and canned 6 of 8 shots at the stripe at Idaho (12/3)... Set a new career high in scoring, for the second straight season vs. Sacramento State (11/21), by finishing with 23 points in the Aggies’ game at the Golden 1 Center... Midway through the second half of that rivalry game, Lemar scored 14 straight points for UC Davis and hit all three of his threes  during that four-minute timespan... Scored double figures — led by his 17-point effort at Santa Clara (11/12) — in each of the Aggies’ first three games of the season; vs. Northern Arizona, he recorded 10 points... Posted 14 points on five field goals, including two threes, vs. Tennessee State (11/11).

2015-16: Ended the season with the following Big West rankings: No. 3 in three-point percentage (.408); No. 10 in three-point field goals (1.6)... One of three Aggies who appeared in all 30 games this season... Scored a team-high 16 points when the Aggies faced UCSB at the Big West Tournament (3/12)... Scored double digits for the fourth time in the last five games by ending with 10 points at CSUN (3/5); also earned a season-high five assists that night... Tied a career high by hitting all four of his field goals from three, and hit three free throws to finish with 15 points vs. Hawai’i (3/3)... Posted his first collegiate double-double, by finishing with 16 points and a career-high 11 rebounds, at UC Santa Barbara (2/20)... Scored double figures for the sixth straight game when he dropped 11 vs. UCSB (2/11)... Hit the game-winning shot, a 10-foot teardrop floater, with 0.5 seconds remaining to lift UC Davis to a one-point victory at UC Riverside (2/6)... Created a 9-0 scoring run for UC Davis on his own, by canning three straight threes midway through the second half to help his team erase a seven-point deficit, and take the lead for good, vs. Cal State Fullerton (1/27)... Logged 12 points and six rebounds when the Aggies visited his hometown to face the Toreros (12/15)... Led all Aggies with 12 points and recorded his 12th basket from three (matching last season’s total) vs. Sacramento State (12/2)... Scored a career-high 21 points by hitting a career-high four shots from three, another two from the floor and all five shots at the line vs. Sacramento State (11/24).

2014-15: Tied three season highs by scoring 10 points, on four field goals and two three-pointers vs. UC Irvine (3/7)... Matched a career high by sinking seven free throws and set a new season high by scoring 10 points vs. Cal State Fullerton (2/12)... Tied his season highs in field goals (2), three-point field goals (1), free throws made (3) and set a new season best by finishing with eight points at CSUN (2/7)... Scored three points vs. Long Beach State - the biggest points of his career - to pull the Aggies even with Long Beach State in their ESPNU game; his layup, and subsequent free throw, tied the game at 59 after regulation... Tied three season highs by finishing with three rebounds, one assist and one steal at Northern Colorado (12/22)... Connected on a season-high three free throw attempts, grabbed three rebounds and posted five points at Air Force (12/20)... Scored five points in the Aggies' season opener vs. Holy Names (11/16); by doing so, he reached the 200 career-point mark.

2013-14: Set a new career high by scoring 19 points, a team high, on 8 of 16 shooting at UC Riverside (3/6)... Canned three shots from three, equaling his total of three-point field goals made throughout his first 23 games played...S cored 12 points on 4 of 8 shooting, and made 4 of 5 free throws versus Cal State Northridge (2/6)... Led all Aggies with six assists vs. Air Force (12/21)... One of six Aggies who scored double figures at San Jose State (12/18)...Scored his first three-point basket against the Spartans; his straightaway three with 23 seconds left in regulation was well-timed as it tied the game at 65 and forced the first of three overtime periods that took place that night... Posted 11 points, a season-high five rebounds and a team-high four assists at Stanford (12/14)... Recorded a season-high 16 points vs. Nevada; Lemar did not commit a turnover throughout his 34 minutes played... Blocked his first collegiate shot vs. Sacramento State (11/26)... Earned all but one of his 14 points in the second half at Utah; also recorded a four steals, a single-game, team-high total... Scored 7 of 11 points from the line and also earned five assists against Holy Names (11/11)... One of five Aggies who scored 10 or more points at Portland (11/8); finished that game, his first official at UC Davis, with 11 points and three rebounds.

ST. AUGUSTINE (SAN DIEGO) '13: Averaged 21.0 points, 8.2 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game in his final season at St. Augustine... Helped his team win the CIF State Division III championship at Sleep Train Arena in March, 2013... St. Augustine ended the 2013 season with a 29-4 record... Throughout his four years, Lemar's teams compiled an 88-34 record... California All-State first team recipient as a senior... The Saints also captured a Division III San Diego CIF and Southern California Sectional titles... Lemar also received Sectional Most Valuable Player, San Diego CIF Player of the Year, Postseason Player of the Year and All-CIF first team accolades... Earned a spot on his school's honor roll in 2010 and '13 with a 3.5 GPA.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, California... Communication major... Parents are Earl and Pamela Lemar... Has two siblings, Jazmyne and Diamond; both attended San Diego State... Lemar's parents also went to school at SDSU... Enjoys working out and cooking in his spare time... Also enjoys playing soccer... His favorite basketball moment took place when he hit the game-winning shot during his freshman year... Sleep Train Arena is his favorite arena that he has competed in... If he won a million dollars, he would help his family and other people... Would like to pursue a career in sports law... If he were to write an autobiography, it would be titled, "Passion of Basketball"... His advice to others: "If you believe, and dream, and keep God in your heart, nothing is impossible."

Year G-GS FG-FGA/Pct. 3FG-FGA/Pct. FT-FTA/Pct. Rebs. A Blk. Stl. Pts. Avg.
2013-14 25-13 68-179/.380 7-33/.212 55-76/.724 47 43 3 10 198 7.9
2014-15 32-4 25-77/.325 12-33/.364 23-36/.639 39 29 1 10 85 2.7
2015-16 30-26 108-269/.401 49-120/.408 41-59/.695 107 47 1 24 306 10.2
2016-17 36-36 179-432/.414 80-208/.385 143-185/.773 120 95 4 28 581 16.1
Totals 123-79 380-957/.397 148-394/.376 262-356/.736 313 214 9 72 1170 9.5