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Ty Jerome

Guard
Position
6'5''
Height
195 lbs.
Weight
Junior
Class
New Rochelle, N.Y.
Hometown
Iona Prep
High School

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
• Named All-ACC Second-Team in 2019 and All-ACC Third Team in 2018
• Tallied 1,011 points, 317 rebounds and 384 assists in 105 career games in three seasons at UVA
• Earned ACC Player of the Week honors after scoring a career-high 31 points vs. Boston College (12/30/17) as a sophomore

2018-19
• Started 37 games, missing the Miami game (back injury)
• All-ACC Second Team
• Battle 4 Atlantis All-Tournament Team
• NCAA All-South Regional Team
• Ranked first in the ACC in assists (6.1) and assist-to-turnover ratio (3.6) and 17th in minutes (34.1)
• Averaged career highs in points (13.6), rebounds (4.2) and assists (5.6)
• Shot 43.5 percent from the field, 39.9 percent from 3-point range and 73.6 percent free throws]
• Handed out four or more assists in 27 games, with four double digit assist games
• Reached double figures in 28 games, including six 20-point efforts, highlighted by a season-high 25 at South Carolina
• Scored a game-high 20 points and matched a career high with six 3-pointers vs. Towson (11/6/18)
• Led Virginia with 20 points, seven assists, six rebounds and four steals vs. George Washington (11/11/18)
• Tallied a season-high 25 points along with seven assists and six rebounds at South Carolina (12/19/18)
• Dished out 12 assists to pair with 14 points for first career double-double vs. Virginia Tech (1/15/19)
• Tallied second career double-double with 15 points and 11 assists at North Carolina (2/11/19)
• Tallied third career double-double with 16 points, school-record tying 14 assists and four steals at Syracuse (3/4/19)
• Registered a game-high 24 points and six assists vs. Louisville (3/9/19)
• Scored 13 points with six assists in the win over Gardner-Webb in NCAA first round (3/22/19)
• Tallied 13 points and six assists in regional semifinal win over Oregon (3/28/19)
• Finished with 24 points and seven assists in the NCAA Elite Eight win over Purdue (3/30/19)
• Had a game-high 21 points and led with nine rebounds in Final Four win over Auburn (4/6/19)
• Scored 16 points with eight assists and six rebounds in NCAA Championship vs. Texas Tech (4/8/19)

2017-18
• Started 34 games
• All-ACC Third Team
• All-ACC Tournament Second Team
• Named ACC Player of the Week on Jan. 2
• Tied for team-high with 12.9 points in ACC play
• Shot 43.4 percent, 38.5 percent from 3-point range, 90.5 percent free throws
• Scored in double figures in 18 games, including a career-high 31 points against Boston College (12/30/17)
• Led team with 132 assists, dishing out four or more assists in 17 games
• Led in team in steals in 19 games
• Recorded a career-high 31 points on career-best 11 field goals and six 3-pointers vs. Boston College (12/30/17)
• Scored 12 points along with six rebounds, five assists and three steals at Georgia Tech (1/18/18)
• Scored 13 points along with seven assists, five rebounds, three steals at Duke (1/27/18)
• Recorded 16 points and nine assists vs. Louisville (1/31/17)
• Netted 15 points and five rebounds at Florida State (2/7/18)
• Tallied a career-high eight rebounds vs. Virginia Tech (2/10/18)
• Finished with a team-high 18 points and five assists vs. Georgia Tech (2/21/18)
• Registered  21 points at Louisville (3/1/18)
• Handed out a career-high 10 assists vs. Clemson (3/9/18)
• Tied for team-high with 15 points and had three steals vs. UMBC (3/16/18)
• Lettered

2016-17 
• Played all 34 games, including four starts
• Averaged 4.3 points, 1.5 assists and 1.6 rebounds
• Shot 47.3 percent from the field, 39.7 percent from three-point range and 77.8 percent from the free-throw line
• Made collegiate debut at UNCG (11/11/16)
• Recorded five assists in 23 minutes vs. Grambling State (11/22/16)
• Scored five points vs. Ohio State (11/30/16)
• Recorded career highs in assists (6) and blocks (2) vs. Robert Morris (12/17/16)
• Tallied five points and five assists at Boston College (1/18/17)
• Scored eight points at Notre Dame (1/24/17)
• Registered career highs in points (15), field goals (6), 3-pointers (3) and minutes (24) at Villanova (1/29/17)
• Scored seven points vs. Virginia Tech (2/1/17)
• Tallied nine points at Syracuse (2/4/17)
• Recorded eight points at Virginia Tech (2/13/17)
• Scored 13 points vs. Duke (2/15/17)
• Had career-high four steals in first career start at NC State (2/25/17)
• Recorded 13 points vs. Pitt (3/4/17)
• Scored in double figures in both games at ACC Tournament, putting up 11 against Pitt (3/8/17) and 10 vs. Notre Dame (3/9/17)
• Lettered

HIGH SCHOOL
• Earned four varsity letters at Iona Preparatory School from 2013-16
• Averaged 24.7 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists before season-ending hip surgery in 2015-16
• Named First-Team All-State, Westchester Player of the Year, First-Team All-Conference, First-Team All-Metropolitan and team MVP after averaging 20.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists as a junior in 2014-15
• Averaged 12.0 points and 3.0 assists as a sophomore in 2013-14
• Tallied 7.0 points and 2.0 assists per game as a freshman in 2012-13
• Member of the Honor Roll

PERSONAL
• Ty Jeremy Jerome
• Born in New York, N.Y.
• Son of Mark Jerome and Melanie Walker
• Has two brothers, Kobe Jerome and John Recupero, and two sisters, Maya Recupero and Olivia Jerome
• Enjoys video games, music and movies, and spending time with friends and family
• Chose Virginia because of the great coaching staff, players, chemistry, family atmosphere and academics
• Career goals are to play basketball professionally and coach
• Volunteers for the Iona Prep Basketball Camp and Share the Ball clinics
• Chose Virginia over Creighton, Columbia, Davidson, George Washington, Harvard, Northwestern, St. John’s, Stanford, Temple and Villanova
• American studies major