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JaQuan Lyle - Men's Basketball - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

JaQuan Lyle






210 lbs.




Evansville, Ind.

Previous School

Ohio State

REDSHIRT-SENIOR (2019-20): Two-time Mountain West Player of the Week … Led the team with 14.9 points per game for a total of 433 as a Lobo … Also led the Lobos in assists with 134 on the season (4.6 per game) … Averaged 4.2 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 0.3 blocks per game in 34.7 minutes per contest … Started 28 of his 29 games played … Scored in double figures 19 times including eight games with 20 or more points, two of which were 30+ … Registered a career-high 31 points twice, on Nov. 13 vs Green Bay and on Dec. 4 against Boise State … Posted his only double-double of the season on Jan. 7 against Fresno State with 14 points and 10 assists – marked UNM’s first point-assist double-double in two seasons.

REDSHIRT-JUNIOR (2018-19): Did not play due to injury that occurred prior to the start of the season.

JUNIOR (2017-18): Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.

SOPHOMORE (2016-17 at Ohio State): Finished his second season the third-leading scorer on the team at 11.4 points per game… Shot 45.8 percent from the field and 40.7 percent from behind the arc… Led the team in assists for the second straight year with 142.

FRESHMAN (2015-16 at Ohio State): Played in 35 games with 31 starts at guard… Averaged 11.2 points per game in his freshman season making him the fourth-leading scorer on the team… Led the Buckeyes in assists with 147… Shot 39.7 percent from the field and 25.2 percent from 3-point range… Averaged 4.7 rebounds per game.

PERSONAL: Son of Lumecha Garrett… Has three siblings: Daimion Garrett, Jala Lyle and Jahariea Bass… Played high school basketball and football at Huntington Prep… Lists cooking as his hobby… Favorite athlete is James Harden… Favorite food is Chipotle… Favorite movie is Pursuit of Happiness… Chose New Mexico for the family environment, the fans and the chance to be a part of something special.