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 28
pts/g 5.8
fg % 44.0
3pt % 32.6
ft % 82.1
reb/g 2.8
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
Feb 9 at George Fox W, 101-98
Feb 16 Linfield W, 86-75
Feb 17 Willamette W, 76-60
Feb 22 Puget Sound W, 97-79
Feb 24 at Whitman W, 91-88
Mar 2 vs. Claremont-M-S L, 83-82
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 16
Games started 1 1
Minutes 487 297
Minutes per game 17.4 18.6
FG 62-141 28-70
FG Pct 44.0 40.0
3PT 15-46 4-15
3PT Pct 32.6 26.7
FT 23-28 16-21
FT Pct 82.1 76.2
Off rebounds 30 19
Def rebounds 49 32
Total rebounds 79 51
Rebounds per game 2.8 3.2
Personal fouls 49 36
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 22 12
Turnovers 25 18
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.7
Steals 26 10
Blocks 10 6
Points 162 76
Points per game 5.8 4.8
Points per 40 min 13.3 10.2
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.) L, 92-84 - 12 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Dec 29 Wis.-Stout W, 79-71 - 12 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 30 Calvin W, 88-58 - 20 8-9 88.9 4-4 100.0 2-2 100.0 22
Jan 5 Lewis & Clark W, 98-91 - 9 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 6 Pacific (Ore.) W, 83-71 - 16 2-5 40.0 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 9 at Whitman L, 91-75 - 22 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 13 George Fox W, 89-77 - 23 7-11 63.6 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 15
Jan 19 at Willamette W, 67-65 - 30 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 10
Jan 20 at Linfield W, 63-55 - 30 2-6 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Jan 26 Pacific Lutheran W, 81-69 - 23 1-5 20.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 27 Puget Sound W, 111-97 - 17 3-4 75.0 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 10
Feb 2 at Pacific (Ore.) W, 89-67 - 14 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 3 at Lewis & Clark W, 76-70 1 30 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 6 Whitman L, 100-99 - 12 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 9 at George Fox W, 101-98 - 17 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 7
Feb 16 Linfield W, 86-75 - 13 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 17 Willamette W, 76-60 - 11 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 22 Puget Sound W, 97-79 - 19 4-6 66.7 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 9
Feb 24 at Whitman W, 91-88 - 16 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Mar 2 vs. Claremont-M-S L, 83-82 - 5 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
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.) L, 92-84 - 12 1 1 2 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 29 Wis.-Stout W, 79-71 - 12 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Dec 30 Calvin W, 88-58 - 20 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 2 1 1 -
Jan 5 Lewis & Clark W, 98-91 - 9 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Jan 6 Pacific (Ore.) W, 83-71 - 16 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 9 at Whitman L, 91-75 - 22 1 1 2 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 13 George Fox W, 89-77 - 23 3 1 4 2 0 - 2 1 1 -
Jan 19 at Willamette W, 67-65 - 30 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 2 1 2 0
Jan 20 at Linfield W, 63-55 - 30 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 0
Jan 26 Pacific Lutheran W, 81-69 - 23 2 3 5 3 1 3.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 27 Puget Sound W, 111-97 - 17 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 1 5 1
Feb 2 at Pacific (Ore.) W, 89-67 - 14 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 3 at Lewis & Clark W, 76-70 1 30 4 3 7 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 6 Whitman L, 100-99 - 12 2 4 6 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 -
Feb 9 at George Fox W, 101-98 - 17 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 16 Linfield W, 86-75 - 13 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Feb 17 Willamette W, 76-60 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 2 -
Feb 22 Puget Sound W, 97-79 - 19 3 2 5 3 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 24 at Whitman W, 91-88 - 16 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Mar 2 vs. Claremont-M-S L, 83-82 - 5 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
  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 28 1 17.4 2.2-5.0 44.0 0.5-1.6 32.6 0.8-1.0 82.1 5.8
Total 41 1 13.6 1.7-4.1 42.5 0.4-1.2 30.6 0.8-1.0 79.5 4.6
  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 28 1 487 62-141 44.0 15-46 32.6 23-28 82.1 162
Total 41 1 559 71-167 42.5 15-49 30.6 31-39 79.5 188
  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 28 1 17.4 5.1-11.6 44.0 1.2-3.8 32.6 1.9-2.3 82.1 13.3
Total 41 1 13.6 5.1-11.9 42.5 1.1-3.5 30.6 2.2-2.8 79.5 13.5
  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 28 1 17.4 1.1 1.8 2.8 1.8 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.4
Total 41 1 13.6 0.9 1.4 2.3 1.4 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.8 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 28 1 487 30 49 79 49 1 22 25 0.9 26 10
Total 41 1 559 37 58 95 58 1 30 30 1.0 31 10
  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 28 1 17.4 2.5 4.0 6.5 4.0 0.1 1.8 2.1 0.9 2.1 0.8
Total 41 1 13.6 2.6 4.2 6.8 4.2 0.1 2.1 2.1 1.0 2.2 0.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 1 17.4 2.2-5.0 44.0 0.5-1.6 32.6 0.8-1.0 82.1 5.8
Conference 16 1 18.6 1.8-4.4 40.0 0.2-0.9 26.7 1.0-1.3 76.2 4.8
Exhibition 1 - 6.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Home 16 - 16.7 2.7-5.5 48.9 0.8-1.9 38.7 0.9-1.0 87.5 7.0
Away 9 1 21.0 1.8-4.8 37.2 0.3-1.0 33.3 0.8-1.1 70.0 4.7
Neutral 3 - 10.3 1.0-3.3 30.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.7-0.7 100.0 2.7
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Wins 24 1 18.2 2.4-5.3 45.3 0.5-1.6 30.8 0.8-1.0 79.2 6.1
Losses 4 - 12.8 1.0-3.2 30.8 0.8-1.8 42.9 1.0-1.0 100.0 3.8
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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 6 - 15.7 2.2-5.8 37.1 1.2-2.5 46.7 1.0-1.0 100.0 6.5
January 8 - 21.3 2.8-5.6 48.9 0.5-1.5 33.3 1.4-2.0 68.8 7.4
February 8 1 16.5 1.6-3.4 48.1 0.1-0.5 25.0 0.4-0.4 100.0 3.8
March 1 - 5.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 1 487 62-141 44.0 15-46 32.6 23-28 82.1 162
Conference 16 1 297 28-70 40.0 4-15 26.7 16-21 76.2 76
Exhibition 1 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 16 - 267 43-88 48.9 12-31 38.7 14-16 87.5 112
Away 9 1 189 16-43 37.2 3-9 33.3 7-10 70.0 42
Neutral 3 - 31 3-10 30.0 0-6 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
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Wins 24 1 436 58-128 45.3 12-39 30.8 19-24 79.2 147
Losses 4 - 51 4-13 30.8 3-7 42.9 4-4 100.0 15
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November 5 - 86 14-32 43.8 3-13 23.1 3-3 100.0 34
December 6 - 94 13-35 37.1 7-15 46.7 6-6 100.0 39
January 8 - 170 22-45 48.9 4-12 33.3 11-16 68.8 59
February 8 1 132 13-27 48.1 1-4 25.0 3-3 100.0 30
March 1 - 5 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 1 17.4 5.1-11.6 44.0 1.2-3.8 32.6 1.9-2.3 82.1 13.3
Conference 16 1 18.6 3.8-9.4 40.0 0.5-2.0 26.7 2.2-2.8 76.2 10.2
Exhibition 1 - 6.0 0.0-6.7 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Home 16 - 16.7 6.4-13.2 48.9 1.8-4.6 38.7 2.1-2.4 87.5 16.8
Away 9 1 21.0 3.4-9.1 37.2 0.6-1.9 33.3 1.5-2.1 70.0 8.9
Neutral 3 - 10.3 3.9-12.9 30.0 0.0-7.7 0.0 2.6-2.6 100.0 10.3
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Wins 24 1 18.2 5.3-11.7 45.3 1.1-3.6 30.8 1.7-2.2 79.2 13.5
Losses 4 - 12.8 3.1-10.2 30.8 2.4-5.5 42.9 3.1-3.1 100.0 11.8
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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 6 - 15.7 5.5-14.9 37.1 3.0-6.4 46.7 2.6-2.6 100.0 16.6
January 8 - 21.3 5.2-10.6 48.9 0.9-2.8 33.3 2.6-3.8 68.8 13.9
February 8 1 16.5 3.9-8.2 48.1 0.3-1.2 25.0 0.9-0.9 100.0 9.1
March 1 - 5.0 0.0-16.0 0.0 0.0-16.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 1 17.4 1.1 1.8 2.8 1.8 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.4
Conference 16 1 18.6 1.2 2.0 3.2 2.3 0.1 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.4
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 16 - 16.7 0.9 1.9 2.8 2.0 0.1 0.9 0.8 1.2 1.1 0.4
Away 9 1 21.0 1.4 2.0 3.4 1.7 0.0 0.6 1.2 0.5 0.7 0.2
Neutral 3 - 10.3 0.7 0.3 1.0 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.3 2.0 0.7 0.3
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Wins 24 1 18.2 1.0 1.8 2.8 1.8 0.0 0.9 0.8 1.1 1.0 0.4
Losses 4 - 12.8 1.3 1.8 3.0 1.5 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.2 0.3 0.3
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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 6 - 15.7 1.0 1.5 2.5 1.2 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.4 1.5 0.3
January 8 - 21.3 1.0 1.8 2.8 2.6 0.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.6 0.5
February 8 1 16.5 1.5 2.1 3.6 1.6 0.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.3 0.1
March 1 - 5.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 1 487 30 49 79 49 1 22 25 0.9 26 10
Conference 16 1 297 19 32 51 36 1 12 18 0.7 10 6
Exhibition 1 - 6 0 0 0 1 - 0 0 - 0 0
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Home 16 - 267 15 30 45 32 1 15 13 1.2 18 7
Away 9 1 189 13 18 31 15 0 5 11 0.5 6 2
Neutral 3 - 31 2 1 3 2 0 2 1 2.0 2 1
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Wins 24 1 436 25 42 67 43 1 21 20 1.1 25 9
Losses 4 - 51 5 7 12 6 0 1 5 0.2 1 1
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November 5 - 86 3 8 11 8 0 5 6 0.8 10 3
December 6 - 94 6 9 15 7 0 2 5 0.4 9 2
January 8 - 170 8 14 22 21 1 8 8 1.0 5 4
February 8 1 132 12 17 29 13 0 6 6 1.0 2 1
March 1 - 5 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 - 0 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 28 1 17.4 2.5 4.0 6.5 4.0 0.1 1.8 2.1 0.9 2.1 0.8
Conference 16 1 18.6 2.6 4.3 6.9 4.8 0.1 1.6 2.4 0.7 1.3 0.8
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 16 - 16.7 2.2 4.5 6.7 4.8 0.1 2.2 1.9 1.2 2.7 1.0
Away 9 1 21.0 2.8 3.8 6.6 3.2 0.0 1.1 2.3 0.5 1.3 0.4
Neutral 3 - 10.3 2.6 1.3 3.9 2.6 0.0 2.6 1.3 2.0 2.6 1.3
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Wins 24 1 18.2 2.3 3.9 6.1 3.9 0.1 1.9 1.8 1.1 2.3 0.8
Losses 4 - 12.8 3.9 5.5 9.4 4.7 0.0 0.8 3.9 0.2 0.8 0.8
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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 6 - 15.7 2.6 3.8 6.4 3.0 0.0 0.9 2.1 0.4 3.8 0.9
January 8 - 21.3 1.9 3.3 5.2 4.9 0.2 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.2 0.9
February 8 1 16.5 3.6 5.2 8.8 3.9 0.0 1.8 1.8 1.0 0.6 0.3
March 1 - 5.0 8.0 8.0 16.0 0.0 0.0 8.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0