12 Sam Lees
12 Sam Lees
Height: 6-4
Weight: 191
Year: So./So.
Hometown: Christchurch, N.Z.
Position: G
Previous School: Middleton Grange
gp 8
pts/g 5.8
fg % 33.3
3pt % 25.0
ft % 100.0
reb/g 2.5
a/g 0.8

Academic Major: 
Business

Career Highlights:
Fr: Sam played in 13 games in his first season at Whitworth.
HS: Sam averaged 17.9 points, 7.5 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 3.2 steals per game for the Cantebury Rams club team while leading his squad to the national U19 tournament.  He also led Middleton Grange School to a 35-2 record and New Zealand's Secondary School national tournament in 2015, where they finished in 5th place.

Career Highs (Through 2016-17):
Points - 10 vs. Crown (12/31/16)
Rebounds - 5 vs. Crown (12/31/16)
Assists - 2 vs. St. Olaf (11/19/16)
Blocks - 
Steals - 2 vs. Willamette (1/27/17)

Biographical - 
Parents' Names: Nic and Caroline Lees
Hobbies: Hiking, playing and watching rugby
Admired Athlete: Steven Adams, Dillon Brooks, Kobe Bryant

Recent Games
Nov 18 Waynesburg W, 83-58
Nov 24 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 75-72
Nov 25 vs. Arcadia W, 75-66
Dec 1 at Puget Sound W, 95-84
Dec 2 at Pacific Lutheran W, 88-70
Dec 10 Colorado Col. W, 85-73
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 8 2
Games started - -
Minutes 136 30
Minutes per game 17.0 15.0
FG 17-51 0-9
FG Pct 33.3 0.0
3PT 5-20 0-2
3PT Pct 25.0 0.0
FT 7-7 2-2
FT Pct 100.0 100.0
Off rebounds 6 3
Def rebounds 14 3
Total rebounds 20 6
Rebounds per game 2.5 3.0
Personal fouls 11 3
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 6 1
Turnovers 10 4
Assist to turnover ratio 0.6 0.3
Steals 16 4
Blocks 4 1
Points 46 2
Points per game 5.8 1.0
Points per 40 min 13.5 2.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 at Montana L, 72-60 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 15 La Verne W, 95-73 - 25 2-8 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 17 Gallaudet W, 92-56 - 17 3-7 42.9 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Nov 18 Waynesburg W, 83-58 - 18 6-9 66.7 2-3 66.7 1-1 100.0 15
Nov 24 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 75-72 - 16 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Nov 25 vs. Arcadia W, 75-66 - 10 1-5 20.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 1 at Puget Sound W, 95-84 - 20 0-8 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 2 at Pacific Lutheran W, 88-70 - 10 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 10 Colorado Col. W, 85-73 - 20 3-10 30.0 2-5 40.0 2-2 100.0 10
Dec 19 Wheaton (Ill.)   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 Wis.-Stout   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 Calvin   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Lewis & Clark   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 Pacific (Ore.)   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 9 at Whitman   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 George Fox   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 at Willamette   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 at Linfield   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Pacific Lutheran   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Puget Sound   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Pacific (Ore.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Lewis & Clark   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 Whitman   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at George Fox   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Linfield   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Willamette   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 at Montana L, 72-60 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 15 La Verne W, 95-73 - 25 2 3 5 3 1 3.0 3 0 3 -
Nov 17 Gallaudet W, 92-56 - 17 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 2 1 0 -
Nov 18 Waynesburg W, 83-58 - 18 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 3 1 3 -
Nov 24 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 75-72 - 16 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 2 1 1 0
Nov 25 vs. Arcadia W, 75-66 - 10 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 1 at Puget Sound W, 95-84 - 20 1 1 2 0 3 0.0 3 1 1 -
Dec 2 at Pacific Lutheran W, 88-70 - 10 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 10 Colorado Col. W, 85-73 - 20 0 3 3 0 0 - 2 0 0 -
Dec 19 Wheaton (Ill.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 Wis.-Stout   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 Calvin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Lewis & Clark   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 Pacific (Ore.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 9 at Whitman   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 George Fox   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 at Willamette   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 at Linfield   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Pacific Lutheran   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Puget Sound   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Pacific (Ore.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Lewis & Clark   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 Whitman   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 at George Fox   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Linfield   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Willamette   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 13 - 5.5 0.7-2.0 34.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.6-0.8 72.7 2.0
2017-18 8 - 17.0 2.1-6.4 33.3 0.6-2.5 25.0 0.9-0.9 100.0 5.8
Total 21 - 9.9 1.2-3.7 33.8 0.2-1.1 21.7 0.7-0.9 83.3 3.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 13 - 72 9-26 34.6 0-3 0.0 8-11 72.7 26
2017-18 8 - 136 17-51 33.3 5-20 25.0 7-7 100.0 46
Total 21 - 208 26-77 33.8 5-23 21.7 15-18 83.3 72
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 13 - 5.5 5.0-14.4 34.6 0.0-1.7 0.0 4.4-6.1 72.7 14.4
2017-18 8 - 17.0 5.0-15.0 33.3 1.5-5.9 25.0 2.1-2.1 100.0 13.5
Total 21 - 9.9 5.0-14.8 33.8 1.0-4.4 21.7 2.9-3.5 83.3 13.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 13 - 5.5 0.5 0.7 1.2 0.7 0.0 0.6 0.4 1.6 0.4 0.0
2017-18 8 - 17.0 0.8 1.8 2.5 1.4 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 2.0 0.5
Total 21 - 9.9 0.6 1.1 1.7 1.0 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 13 - 72 7 9 16 9 0 8 5 1.6 5 0
2017-18 8 - 136 6 14 20 11 0 6 10 0.6 16 4
Total 21 - 208 13 23 36 20 0 14 15 0.9 21 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 13 - 5.5 3.9 5.0 8.9 5.0 0.0 4.4 2.8 1.6 2.8 0.0
2017-18 8 - 17.0 1.8 4.1 5.9 3.2 0.0 1.8 2.9 0.6 4.7 1.2
Total 21 - 9.9 2.5 4.4 6.9 3.8 0.0 2.7 2.9 0.9 4.0 0.8
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 8 - 17.0 2.1-6.4 33.3 0.6-2.5 25.0 0.9-0.9 100.0 5.8
Conference 2 - 15.0 0.0-4.5 0.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 1.0
Exhibition 1 - 6.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
-
Home 4 - 20.0 3.5-8.5 41.2 1.2-3.5 35.7 0.8-0.8 100.0 9.0
Away 2 - 15.0 0.0-4.5 0.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 1.0
Neutral 2 - 13.0 1.5-4.0 37.5 0.0-2.0 0.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 4.0
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Wins 8 - 17.0 2.1-6.4 33.3 0.6-2.5 25.0 0.9-0.9 100.0 5.8
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
November 5 - 17.2 2.8-6.4 43.8 0.6-2.6 23.1 0.6-0.6 100.0 6.8
December 3 - 16.7 1.0-6.3 15.8 0.7-2.3 28.6 1.3-1.3 100.0 4.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 8 - 136 17-51 33.3 5-20 25.0 7-7 100.0 46
Conference 2 - 30 0-9 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Exhibition 1 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 4 - 80 14-34 41.2 5-14 35.7 3-3 100.0 36
Away 2 - 30 0-9 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Neutral 2 - 26 3-8 37.5 0-4 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
-
Wins 8 - 136 17-51 33.3 5-20 25.0 7-7 100.0 46
Losses - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
November 5 - 86 14-32 43.8 3-13 23.1 3-3 100.0 34
December 3 - 50 3-19 15.8 2-7 28.6 4-4 100.0 12
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 8 - 17.0 5.0-15.0 33.3 1.5-5.9 25.0 2.1-2.1 100.0 13.5
Conference 2 - 15.0 0.0-12.0 0.0 0.0-2.7 0.0 2.7-2.7 100.0 2.7
Exhibition 1 - 6.0 0.0-6.7 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
-
Home 4 - 20.0 7.0-17.0 41.2 2.5-7.0 35.7 1.5-1.5 100.0 18.0
Away 2 - 15.0 0.0-12.0 0.0 0.0-2.7 0.0 2.7-2.7 100.0 2.7
Neutral 2 - 13.0 4.6-12.3 37.5 0.0-6.2 0.0 3.1-3.1 100.0 12.3
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Wins 8 - 17.0 5.0-15.0 33.3 1.5-5.9 25.0 2.1-2.1 100.0 13.5
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
November 5 - 17.2 6.5-14.9 43.8 1.4-6.0 23.1 1.4-1.4 100.0 15.8
December 3 - 16.7 2.4-15.2 15.8 1.6-5.6 28.6 3.2-3.2 100.0 9.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 8 - 17.0 0.8 1.8 2.5 1.4 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 2.0 0.5
Conference 2 - 15.0 1.5 1.5 3.0 1.5 0.0 0.5 2.0 0.3 2.0 0.5
Exhibition 1 - 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 4 - 20.0 0.5 2.8 3.3 1.5 - 1.0 1.3 0.8 2.5 0.5
Away 2 - 15.0 1.5 1.5 3.0 1.5 0.0 0.5 2.0 0.3 2.0 0.5
Neutral 2 - 13.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 0.5
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Wins 8 - 17.0 0.8 1.8 2.5 1.4 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 2.0 0.5
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
November 5 - 17.2 0.6 1.6 2.2 1.6 0.0 1.0 1.2 0.8 2.0 0.6
December 3 - 16.7 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.3 2.0 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 8 - 136 6 14 20 11 0 6 10 0.6 16 4
Conference 2 - 30 3 3 6 3 0 1 4 0.3 4 1
Exhibition 1 - 6 0 0 0 1 - 0 0 - 0 0
-
Home 4 - 80 2 11 13 6 - 4 5 0.8 10 2
Away 2 - 30 3 3 6 3 0 1 4 0.3 4 1
Neutral 2 - 26 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 1.0 2 1
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Wins 8 - 136 6 14 20 11 0 6 10 0.6 16 4
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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November 5 - 86 3 8 11 8 0 5 6 0.8 10 3
December 3 - 50 3 6 9 3 0 1 4 0.3 6 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 8 - 17.0 1.8 4.1 5.9 3.2 0.0 1.8 2.9 0.6 4.7 1.2
Conference 2 - 15.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 1.3 5.3 0.3 5.3 1.3
Exhibition 1 - 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 4 - 20.0 1.0 5.5 6.5 3.0 0.0 2.0 2.5 0.8 5.0 1.0
Away 2 - 15.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 1.3 5.3 0.3 5.3 1.3
Neutral 2 - 13.0 1.5 0.0 1.5 3.1 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 3.1 1.5
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Wins 8 - 17.0 1.8 4.1 5.9 3.2 0.0 1.8 2.9 0.6 4.7 1.2
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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November 5 - 17.2 1.4 3.7 5.1 3.7 0.0 2.3 2.8 0.8 4.7 1.4
December 3 - 16.7 2.4 4.8 7.2 2.4 0.0 0.8 3.2 0.3 4.8 0.8