55 - Jaamon Echols
Jaamon Echols
Born: 09/24/2010
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Rainier Beach HS
Position: G
2010-11: Played in 21 games, making four starts … averaged 3.1 points and 12.0 minutes … had 24 assists and eight steals … played five minutes in his Islanders debut against Northeastern State (11/13) … came off the bench to play 21 minutes against Oklahoma State (11/17), scoring nine points with three assists … scored five points at Ohio (11/21) to go along with three steals and three assists … had seven points in 22 minutes at Kansas (11/23) … had a career-best four assists against Valpo (11/27) … made his first career start at Memphis (12/20), recording the first block of his career … scored seven points in a start against Montreat (12/30) … had three assists in a start at Texas Tech (1/2) … scored seven points and had three steals at UT-Arlington (1/19).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, Wash. ... averaged 15 points, seven assists and five steals per game as a senior ... led the Vikings to a 25-5 record in his final year ... team went 29-1 and won a state championship as a sophomore and 21-10 as a junior ... averaged 20 points per game as a junior, along with six assists and four steals ... lettered one season in track.

PERSONAL: Born Jaamon Echols on Oct. 28, 1991 in Seattle ... parents are Will and Michelle Echols ... the fourth of six children ... is undecided on his major.