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Jeremiah Francis III - Men's Basketball - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics
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Jeremiah Francis III

Height

6-1

Weight

205 lbs.

Class

Jr.

Hometown

Columbus, Ohio

Previous School

North Carolina

OF NOTE
• Transferred to New Mexico in May of 2020 from North Carolina
• Averaged 6.4 points per game in 2020-21 in his first season with the Lobos
• Made 13 appearances for the Tar Heels in 2019-20 after missing his final two years of high school due to injury

2020-21 SEASON (SOPHOMORE)
• Appeared in 21 games, making 11 starts
• Averaged 6.4 points and 2.2 assists per game
• Had five double-figure scoring games
• Scored a career-high 19 points on 6-8 FGs and 4-4 3FGs in the Mountain West Tournament vs. Fresno State (Mar. 10)
• Grabbed a career-high five rebounds vs. Nevada (Dec. 31)
• Had a season-high five assists in the Mountain West Tournament game vs. Fresno State (Mar. 10)
• Had 10 points vs. Nevada (Jan. 2) for his first double-figure game as a Lobo
• Averaged 9.9 points per game over the final eight games of the season

2019-20 SEASON (FRESHMAN AT UNC)
• Appeared in 13 games, making three starts
• Averaged 3.8 points and 1.9 assists per game
• Had three consecutive double-figure scoring games in December
• Scored a season-high 12 points in the CBS Sports Classic vs. UCLA (Dec. 21)
• Had 11 points at Gonzaga (Dec. 18) for first career double-figure game
• Had 10 points and five assists vs. Yale (Dec. 30) in first career start
• Missed the first eight games of the season as he returned from injury, making his collegiate debut at Virginia (Dec. 8)
• Suffered an injury in late January that limited his minutes the remainder of the season

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played at Pickerington Central High School in Ohio
• Missed his junior and senior seasons due to injury
• Led Pickerington Central to the Ohio Capital Conference (OCC) Championship as a sophomore
• Named OCC Player of the Year as a sophomore, averaging 15.3 points, 5.1 assists and 4.3 rebounds
• First-team All-Ohio as a sophomore
• Played AAU ball for Indiana Elite

PERSONAL
• Birthday is May 26
• Son of Felicia and Jerry Francis
• Father played at Ohio State from 1985-89, avergaing 11.2 points per game
• Father was a coach at the collegiate, high school and AAU levels
• Mother was a track & field athlete at Ohio State