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23 Josiah Wood

2017-18 (Jr.): Started 23 of 29 games for Seawolf team that went 15-14 overall and tied for 4th in GNAC at 11-9 ... UAA’s 4th-leading scorer with 7.8 points per game and led squad with 2.3 assists per game (19th in GNAC) ... scored double figures seven times, including 18 points (6-10 FG, 4-6 3FG) in 70-69 road win over Antelope Valley in season opener ... tallied season-high 19 points (6-10 FG, 4-5 3FG, 3-3 FT), with 4 rebounds, 4 assists and one turnover in 34 minutes of home win over Central Washington ... other top efforts included 11 points, 5 assists in win over Div. I Santa Clara; 8 assists and 5 rebounds in OT road loss to CWU; and 9 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals in home win over Northwest Nazarene.

BEFORE UAA:
Played two seasons at Butte College in Oroville, Calif., earning First Team All-Golden Valley Conference honors both years ... started all 57 career games at Butte, helping Roadrunners to consecutive California State Tournament appearances and runner-up GVC finishes ... scored double figures in 25 of 30 games as sophomore in 2016-17, helping squad to State ‘Sweet 16’ with averages of 14.7 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists and shooting numbers of 46 percent overall and 79 percent on free throws ... posted six 20-plus scoring efforts as freshman, averaging 14.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg and shooting 81 percent from the charity stripe.

HIGH SCHOOL: Starred at Galena High, earning Nevada Div. I North and Sierra League player-of-the-year awards as senior in 2014-15 ... led Sierra league in scoring (15.7 ppg), rebounding (8.8 rpg) and assists (4.1) in final season ... played for Nevada Wolverines AAU squad.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 18, 1996 ... son of Angela and David Wood ... father played at University of Nevada from 1985-87 and in NBA from 1988-97 ... has three brothers ... older brother Caleb plays at Div. I program Penn ... marketing major.

Career Highs
Points — 19 vs Central Washington, 2/10/18
Rebounds – 7 vs Concordia-Portland, 1/25/18
Assists – 8 at Central Washington, 1/11/18
Blocks – 2, twice (last: vs Simon Fraser, 1/18/18)
Steals – 3 vs Seattle Pacific, 3/1/18

Career Stats

Season       GP-GS   MP/Avg  FG-Att  Pct  3FG-Att  Pct  FT-FTA  Pct
2017-18 (Jr) 29-23 710/24.5  75-210 .357    27-87 .310   48-62 .774

Season        OR-DR-Reb/Avg  PF-D   A  TO   B   S  Pts/Avg
2017-18 (Jr)   20-69-89/3.1  44-1  67  56  13  22  225/7.8

 

Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
High School: Galena HS
Other College: Butte [Calif.] College
Experience: 1 Letter
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