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Jay Allen-Tovar - Men's Basketball - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics
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Jay Allen-Tovar

Height

6-9

Weight

217 lbs.

Class

Sr.

Previous School

Salt Lake CC

Hometown

San Jose, Calif.

OF NOTE
• Led UNM in rebounding and blocks in 2021-22 in his first season as a Lobo
• Had 13 double-figure games in 2021-22, highlighted by a career-high 25 points at Wyoming
• Started 17 games, including the final 15 games, in 2021-22

2021-22 SEASON (JUNIOR)
• Appeared in all 32 games, starting 17
• Averaged 7.9 points and 5.0 rebounds per game
• Led the Lobos with 160 rebounds and 44 blocks
• Scored double figures in 13 games
• Scored a career-high 25 points (10-14 FG) and had six rebounds at Wyoming (Jan. 22)
• Had 17 points (7-9 FG, 3-4 3FG) and seven rebounds vs. Colorado State (Feb. 17)
• Had 15 points and 11 rebounds for first career double-double at New Mexico State (Nov. 30)
• Had 10 points (4-5 FG), nine rebounds and a career-high four blocks at Air Force (Feb. 5)
• Had 18 points, eight rebounds and three blocks in the season-opener vs. FAU (Nov. 10)

2020-21 SEASON (SOPHOMORE AT SALT LAKE)
• Appeared in 24 games, starting 17
• Averaged 10.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per game
• Helped Salt Lake CC earn a spot in the national tournament
• Scored double figures in 14 games
• Had two double-doubles
• Had 20-points and a career-high 12 rebounds against South Georgia State in the NJCAA Tournament (Apr. 19) in a career-high 37 minutes
• Scored a career-high 22 points on 9-11 shooting at Utah State Eastern (Feb. 27)
• Had a career-high five blocks at Colorado Northwestern (Feb. 11)

2019-20 SEASON (FRESHMAN AT SALT LAKE)
• Appeared in 31 games, starting one
• Averaged 5.3 points and 2.7 rebounds per game
• Had six double-figure scoring games
• Scored a season-high 15 points vs. Colorado Northwestern (Jan. 4)
• Had 13 points in his first collegiate start vs. Impact Acacdemy (Dec. 13)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Played at Valley Christian High School in California
• Averaged 25 points and eight rebounds per game as a senior
• Second Team All-League
• Averaged 18 points and 14 rebounds per game as a junior
• Also played for Lakeshow, Oakland Soldiers and Team Lillard

PERSONAL
• Birthday is August 12
• Son of Laura Tovar
• Has an older sister, Sabrie