10 Jairus Lyles
10 Jairus Lyles
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Grad.
Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.
High School: DeMatha
Previous College: VCU
Position: G
Major: Education (M.A.)
gp 3
pts/g 20.3
fg % 42.9
3pt % 43.8
ft % 81.8
reb/g 4.7
a/g 4.3

Accolades: (2015-16): Earned America East Second Team honors… Named AE and College Sports Madness Player of the Week on Feb. 7 after averaging 30.5 ppg in 2 games… An America East Winter-Spring Honor Roll member. (2016-17) Earned America East Second Team honors… Tabbed the team's co-Most Valuable Athlete, along with Will Darley... Received his undergraduate degree with a double major in psychology and sociology in May, 2017, but enrolled in UMBC graduate school (education) and compete for the Retrievers in his fourth season of eligibility in 2017-18.

 

Record-Book Material: Scored 1,086 points in just two UMBC campaigns and is currently 17th on the school’s all-time scoring list... Became the third player in school history to reach 600 points in a season and his 604 points is the most ever by a UMBC junior... Also became the second Retriever (Darryl Proctor, 2008-09), first junior and first UMBC guard to amass 600 points and 200 rebounds in a season in 2016-17… Currently, UMBC’s career leader in scoring average (20.5 ppg) and has recorded the top (23.0 ppg, 2015-16) and fifth-best (18.9 ppg, 2016-17) scoring averages in school history… Converted 210 field goals in 2016-17, third-most in school history and his 139 free throws made in ’16-’17 was one shy of a UMBC single-season record… Despite missing two games, played 1,107 minutes, the fifth-most in school history… For all-time UMBC juniors, his season numbers ranked No. 1 in points (604), scoring average (18.9), field goals made and attempted (210/475), and free throws made (139)… The 20 rebounds he snared versus The Citadel is tied for the seventh-most in school history and was the most since Justin Fry recorded 20 versus Hartford in February of 2011.      

 

2016-17:   Scored 20 or more points for the 17th and 18th times in first 25 UMBC games played (now 30 in 53 games) with a 24 versus Delaware State (Nov. 16) and 29 versus Kennesaw State three days later...  NAMED AMERICA EAST PLAYER OF THE WEEK (NOV. 21)...Scored in double figures in 19 straight games until a six-point effort vs. Albany on Jan. 16... Recorded a 24-point effort at Mt. St. Mary’s (Dec. 7)... Scored 29 points at Richmond (Dec. 10)... Became first UMBC DI player to record at least 30 points (32) and 20 rebounds in a double-overtime triumph over The Citadel on Dec. 19... The first player in the nation to accomplish the feat in 2016-17...NAMED AMERICA EAST AND COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS MID-MAJOR PLAYER OF THE WEEK (DEC. 26)... Posted fourth career double-double with 17 points and 10 caroms versus Maine (Jan. 8)... Scored 28 points in double overtime win over UNH on Jan. 28... Scored season-high 33 points at UNH in the finale and averaged 30.5 ppg in two regular season games versus the Wildcats...  In the regular season finale at UNH, attempted a school record 20 free throws… Despite illness, led UMBC with 17 points at UNH in AE Playoff loss... Scored 20 points in CIT victories over Fairfield and Liberty and posted fifth double-double with 12 points and 10 caroms versus St. Francis… But suffered leg injury in quarterfinal victory over Liberty and did not dress in semifinal setback to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi… Finished second in America East (68th nationally) with 18.9 ppg, and is 4th in America East rebounding (6.6)... Also placed second in steals with 1.7 per game.

 

 

2015-16: Debuted with a 27-point, 10-rebound effort at Howard on Dec. 19, scoring the most points (27) in a Retriever debut - Peter Mulligan tallied 24 in his debut vs. Towson in November of 2000… Added 24 points four days later at Towson and became the first Retriever with back-to-back 20-point efforts to start his tenure… Scored 21 points in the final 5:14 at NJIT on Jan. 2 and posted his first 30-point effort… After tallying 17 points at Albany, averaged 27.2 points per game over the next five outings, capped by a 32-point outing on Jan. 24 at Vermont… Scored 37 points in the win at Maine (Feb. 6), the third-most in school history, and most since Derell Thompson set the school record with 43 at Towson on Feb. 15, 1992… Recorded at least 10 field goals made in 7 of his first 14 contests and nine overall and scored 24 or more points in 12 of his first 14 contests and registered 14 overall outings with 24-plus… Led America East with 22.1 points, 2.7 steals and 37.2 minutes played in league games… Despite missing 11 games, has set UMBC sophomore records in field goals (170), points (482) and tied mark in steals (53)… Set UMBC single season mark for scoring average at 23.0 points per game, topping Rick Moreland’s 1982-83 record of 22.6. 

 

2013-14: Made his debut with a two-minute stint in a VCU victory over Illinois State... Scored his first collegiate points by hitting a pair of free throws on Dec. 17 vs. Wofford... Also corralled his first rebound in that contest... Hit 3-of-4 free throws with a rebound, an assist and a steal versus Rhode Island on Feb. 6... Recorded his first field goal, a three-pointer at Fordham on Feb. 27... Dished out a season high three assists versus the Rams... Saw action in 22 contests.

 

Background: Matriculated at UMBC during the spring semester of 2015... Attended VCU in 2013-14 and competed in 22 games for the Rams... After the spring semester, he transferred and attended Robert Morris University in the fall of 2014, but did not compete... As a senior at De Matha, averaged 13.4 points and 4.3 assists per game and helped lead the Stags to the WCAC conference title game in 2012... Has one borther, Zory, and a sister, Symone... Symone was a four-year letterwinner in women’s basketball at Ohio University... Lists favorite book at The Great Gatsby and is a fan of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers... Enjoys shopping... Son of Carol Motley.

 

 

CAREER STATS (*VCU)     

Year

GP-GS

Min-Avg.

FG-A

Pct.

3FG-A

Pct.

FT-A

Pct.

OR-DR-Tot.

Avg.

PF

FO

A

TO

BL

ST

TP

AVG

2013-14*

22-0

61-2.8

2/20

.100

1/8

.125

8/12

.667

1-4-5

0.2

9

0

5

4

0

5

13

0.6

UMBC

53-50

1868-35.2

380/825

.461

83/252

.329

243/340

.715

69-265-327

6.2

112

2

142

133

1

107

1086

20.5

Career

75-50

1939-25.9

382/855

.447

84/260

.323

251/352

.713

70-262-332

4.4

121

2

147

137

1

112

1099

14.7

 

Recent Games
Nov 10 at SMU L, 78-67
Nov 12 at Arizona L, 103-78
Nov 16 Central Penn W, 93-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 3 -
Games started 3 -
Minutes 107 -
Minutes per game 35.7 -
FG 18-42 0-0
FG Pct 42.9 -
3PT 7-16 0-0
3PT Pct 43.8 -
FT 18-22 0-0
FT Pct 81.8 -
Off rebounds 1 -
Def rebounds 13 -
Total rebounds 14 -
Rebounds per game 4.7 -
Personal fouls 6 -
Disqualifications - -
Assists 13 -
Turnovers 13 -
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 -
Steals 6 -
Blocks 0 -
Points 61 0
Points per game 20.3 -
Points per 40 min 22.8 -
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 at SMU L, 78-67 1 36 6-15 40.0 2-6 33.3 10-13 76.9 24
Nov 12 at Arizona L, 103-78 1 38 10-21 47.6 5-8 62.5 6-7 85.7 31
Nov 16 Central Penn W, 93-62 1 33 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Nov 19 at Colgate   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Chicago St.   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 TBA (MIAA)   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 27 Shenandoah   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 vs. Army West Point   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 vs. TBA (MIAA)   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 6 at Delaware St.   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 at Towson   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 12 Coppin State   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 17 Northern Ky.   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 at Maryland   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.)   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 at Vermont   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 at Maine   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Hartford   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Albany   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Binghamton   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Maine   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Vermont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Binghamton   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Albany   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Hartford   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 at SMU L, 78-67 1 36 0 3 3 5 5 1.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 12 at Arizona L, 103-78 1 38 1 4 5 4 2 2.0 3 0 0 -
Nov 16 Central Penn W, 93-62 1 33 0 6 6 4 6 0.7 2 0 4 -
Nov 19 at Colgate   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Chicago St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 TBA (MIAA)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 27 Shenandoah   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 vs. Army West Point   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 vs. TBA (MIAA)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 6 at Delaware St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 at Towson   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 12 Coppin State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 17 Northern Ky.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 at Maryland   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 at Vermont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 at Maine   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Hartford   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Albany   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Binghamton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Maine   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Vermont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Binghamton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Albany   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Hartford   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 21 19 36.2 8.1-17.1 47.2 1.8-5.3 34.2 5.0-7.1 69.8 23.0
2016-17 32 31 34.6 6.6-14.8 44.2 1.4-4.4 31.9 4.3-6.0 72.8 18.9
2017-18 3 3 35.7 6.0-14.0 42.9 2.3-5.3 43.8 6.0-7.3 81.8 20.3
Total 56 53 35.3 7.1-15.7 45.4 1.6-4.8 33.6 4.7-6.5 72.1 20.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 21 19 761 170-360 47.2 38-111 34.2 104-149 69.8 482
2016-17 32 31 1106 210-475 44.2 45-141 31.9 139-191 72.8 604
2017-18 3 3 107 18-42 42.9 7-16 43.8 18-22 81.8 61
Total 56 53 1974 398-877 45.4 90-268 33.6 261-362 72.1 1147
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 21 19 36.2 8.9-18.9 47.2 2.0-5.8 34.2 5.5-7.8 69.8 25.3
2016-17 32 31 34.6 7.6-17.2 44.2 1.6-5.1 31.9 5.0-6.9 72.8 21.8
2017-18 3 3 35.7 6.7-15.7 42.9 2.6-6.0 43.8 6.7-8.2 81.8 22.8
Total 56 53 35.3 8.1-17.8 45.4 1.8-5.4 33.6 5.3-7.3 72.1 23.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 21 19 36.2 1.3 4.2 5.5 2.8 0.0 2.8 3.0 1.0 2.5 0.0
2016-17 32 31 34.6 1.3 5.3 6.6 1.6 0.0 2.6 2.2 1.2 1.7 0.0
2017-18 3 3 35.7 0.3 4.3 4.7 2.0 - 4.3 4.3 1.0 2.0 0.0
Total 56 53 35.3 1.3 4.8 6.1 2.1 0.0 2.8 2.6 1.1 2.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 21 19 761 27 89 116 59 1 59 62 1.0 53 0
2016-17 32 31 1106 42 169 211 50 1 83 71 1.2 54 1
2017-18 3 3 107 1 13 14 6 - 13 13 1.0 6 0
Total 56 53 1974 70 271 341 115 2 155 146 1.1 113 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 21 19 36.2 1.4 4.7 6.1 3.1 0.1 3.1 3.3 1.0 2.8 0.0
2016-17 32 31 34.6 1.5 6.1 7.6 1.8 0.0 3.0 2.6 1.2 2.0 0.0
2017-18 3 3 35.7 0.4 4.9 5.2 2.2 0.0 4.9 4.9 1.0 2.2 0.0
Total 56 53 35.3 1.4 5.5 6.9 2.3 0.0 3.1 3.0 1.1 2.3 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 3 3 35.7 6.0-14.0 42.9 2.3-5.3 43.8 6.0-7.3 81.8 20.3
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 1 1 33.0 2.0-6.0 33.3 0.0-2.0 0.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 6.0
Away 2 2 37.0 8.0-18.0 44.4 3.5-7.0 50.0 8.0-10.0 80.0 27.5
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Wins 1 1 33.0 2.0-6.0 33.3 0.0-2.0 0.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 6.0
Losses 2 2 37.0 8.0-18.0 44.4 3.5-7.0 50.0 8.0-10.0 80.0 27.5
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November 3 3 35.7 6.0-14.0 42.9 2.3-5.3 43.8 6.0-7.3 81.8 20.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 3 3 107 18-42 42.9 7-16 43.8 18-22 81.8 61
Conference - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 1 1 33 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Away 2 2 74 16-36 44.4 7-14 50.0 16-20 80.0 55
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Wins 1 1 33 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Losses 2 2 74 16-36 44.4 7-14 50.0 16-20 80.0 55
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November 3 3 107 18-42 42.9 7-16 43.8 18-22 81.8 61
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 3 3 35.7 6.7-15.7 42.9 2.6-6.0 43.8 6.7-8.2 81.8 22.8
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 1 1 33.0 2.4-7.3 33.3 0.0-2.4 0.0 2.4-2.4 100.0 7.3
Away 2 2 37.0 8.6-19.5 44.4 3.8-7.6 50.0 8.6-10.8 80.0 29.7
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 1 1 33.0 2.4-7.3 33.3 0.0-2.4 0.0 2.4-2.4 100.0 7.3
Losses 2 2 37.0 8.6-19.5 44.4 3.8-7.6 50.0 8.6-10.8 80.0 29.7
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November 3 3 35.7 6.7-15.7 42.9 2.6-6.0 43.8 6.7-8.2 81.8 22.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 3 3 35.7 0.3 4.3 4.7 2.0 - 4.3 4.3 1.0 2.0 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 1 1 33.0 0.0 6.0 6.0 4.0 - 4.0 6.0 0.7 2.0 0.0
Away 2 2 37.0 0.5 3.5 4.0 1.0 - 4.5 3.5 1.3 2.0 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 1 1 33.0 0.0 6.0 6.0 4.0 - 4.0 6.0 0.7 2.0 0.0
Losses 2 2 37.0 0.5 3.5 4.0 1.0 - 4.5 3.5 1.3 2.0 0.0
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November 3 3 35.7 0.3 4.3 4.7 2.0 - 4.3 4.3 1.0 2.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 3 3 107 1 13 14 6 - 13 13 1.0 6 0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 1 1 33 0 6 6 4 - 4 6 0.7 2 0
Away 2 2 74 1 7 8 2 - 9 7 1.3 4 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 1 33 0 6 6 4 - 4 6 0.7 2 0
Losses 2 2 74 1 7 8 2 - 9 7 1.3 4 0
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November 3 3 107 1 13 14 6 - 13 13 1.0 6 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 3 3 35.7 0.4 4.9 5.2 2.2 0.0 4.9 4.9 1.0 2.2 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 1 1 33.0 0.0 7.3 7.3 4.8 0.0 4.8 7.3 0.7 2.4 0.0
Away 2 2 37.0 0.5 3.8 4.3 1.1 0.0 4.9 3.8 1.3 2.2 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 1 1 33.0 0.0 7.3 7.3 4.8 0.0 4.8 7.3 0.7 2.4 0.0
Losses 2 2 37.0 0.5 3.8 4.3 1.1 0.0 4.9 3.8 1.3 2.2 0.0
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November 3 3 35.7 0.4 4.9 5.2 2.2 0.0 4.9 4.9 1.0 2.2 0.0