Packed Pavilion during ESPN’s fifth visit to UC Davis, in as many seasons, highlights another undefeated season on Hamilton Court
One of the top scorers in program history is the latest Aggie to turn pro
A total of 57 student-athletes honored for their work in the classroom from winter and spring sports
Dani Nafekh, Brynton Lemar and Alexis Brown receive top individual honors; student-athletes select recipients of six new awards
UC Davis standout showcases skills and talents for coaches and staff throughout Thursday's event
Photos from No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 UC Davis in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on March 17, 2017.
Check out out the USATSI photo gallery from the NCAA First Four game against NC Central.
Big West Tournament - March 10, 2017
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."
Five Aggies invited to
NCAA Career in Sports Forum