Richmond, Va./Highland Springs
As A Blue Hen: Second-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned one letter • All-CAA candidate • named Preseason All-CAA honorable mention • expected to start in the Delaware backcourt • excellent slasher to the basket who can also hit the three-pointer • superb foul shooter.
2011-12 Season: Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie Team selection • named to CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Freshman All-American Team • appeared in all but one game (missed the Boston University game with a bruised knee), and started the first two contests • ranked third on the Blue Hens with 10.7 points per game • led the squad with 41 steals, ranked second with 70 assists, and was fourth with 3.9 rebounds per game • averaged 16.3 points over the final 15 games • reached double figures 14 times, including each of the final eight games of the year • recorded the three highest scoring games by a UD freshman in school history • ranked third in the CAA with an 81.8 free throw percentage • set Blue Hen freshman single season records with 130 free throws made and 159 attempted • scored 11 points and tied for the team lead with five assists at Villanova (11/18) • grabbed a season-high nine rebounds during the win over Drexel (12/3) • led the Blue Hens with 17 points and grabbed six rebounds at Howard (12/22) • scored 10 points and collected six rebounds at UNCW (1/2) • scored 30 points during the double overtime win over Georgia State (1/21) • went 10 of 15 from the field including 6 of 9 from three-point range, and hit all five of his shots from behind the arc in the first half • connected on six consecutive three-pointers, the second most in Delaware history • recorded eight points, six rebounds, five steals and three assists at Northeastern (1/25) • scored 16 points at Drexel (1/28) • scored 14 points, all but one in the second half, during the win at James Madison (2/4) • scored a team-high 19 points to go with eight rebounds, six assists and three steals during the overtime win at Georgia State (2/11) • went 13 of 15 from the free throw line and scored the Blue Hens’ final six points of overtime, all from the foul line • scored a game-high 20 points and went 13 of 14 from the line during the win at Hofstra (2/14) • scored 14 points against Hampton (2/18) • scored 29 points and set UD freshman records by going 16 of 19 from the free throw line during the win at Towson (2/22) • recorded 17 points against Northeastern (2/25) • scored 15 points during the CAA Tournament First Round win over Towson (3/2) • had 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists vs. Old Dominion in the CAA Tournament Quarterfinals (3/3) • scored a UD freshman record 31 points during the CBI Tournament game at Butler (3/14), going 10 of 14 from the field while adding four steals • named CAA Rookie of the Week on Jan. 23 and Feb. 27, and CAA Co-Rookie of the Week on Feb. 13 and Feb. 20 • selected National 5&10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on Jan. 23.
High School: Four-year member of the basketball team at Highland Springs High School • named to Parade All-American third team as a senior • averaged 25.7 points, 7.2 rebounds, 4.8 steals, 4.5 assists and 1.9 blocks while leading the Springers to the district regular season and tournament titles • also helped Highland Springs to the Central Region finals and the state semifinals • first team All-State selection • first team All-Region, All-Metro and All-District pick • named the Player of the Year in the Region, Metro, and District • selected Richmond Dispatch Player of the Year • McDonald’s All-America nominee • selected to East squad in Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Game • also was an All-District and All-Region honoree as a junior • averaged 19.6 points, 2.6 assists and 3.0 steals during junior year • scored over 1,000 points during his career.
Personal: Jarvis Lorenzo Threatt • son of Jay Threatt, Sr. and Cheryl Threatt • older brother, Jay, played basketball at Delaware State • father played basketball at Virginia State University • distant cousin of Sedale Threatt who played in the NBA from 1983-97 with the 76ers, Bulls, SuperSonics, Lakers and Rockets • enjoys drawing, playing Xbox and buying shoes in his free time • has not declared a major at Delaware.
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