12 Sam Lees
12 Sam Lees
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
Year: Jr./Jr.
Hometown: Christchurch, N.Z.
Position: G
Previous School: Middleton Grange
gp 27
pts/g 4.6
fg % 44.2
3pt % 20.0
ft % 72.7
reb/g 2.1
a/g 0.7

Academic Major: 
Accounting

Career Highlights:
So: Sam averaged 5.8 points and 2.8 rebounds while appearing in all 28 games as a sophomore.  He had one start.
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 2017-18):
Points - 22 vs. Calvin (12/30/17)
Rebounds - 7 at Lewis & Clark (2/3/18)
Assists - 3 vs. La Verne (11/15/17)
Blocks - 1 vs. Gallaudet (11/17/17)
Steals - 3 vs. La Verne (11/15/17)

Biographical - 
Parents' Names: Nic and Caroline Lees
Hobbies: Playing guitar, having a laugh
Admired Athlete: Kobe Bryant

Recent Games
Feb 8 Linfield W, 74-73
Feb 9 George Fox W, 107-98
Feb 15 at Pacific Lutheran W, 76-65
Feb 16 at Puget Sound L, 87-72
Feb 21 Linfield W, 88-69
Feb 23 at Whitman L, 107-102
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 16
Games started - -
Minutes 336 188
Minutes per game 12.4 11.8
FG 53-120 28-72
FG Pct 44.2 38.9
3PT 2-10 2-7
3PT Pct 20.0 28.6
FT 16-22 5-8
FT Pct 72.7 62.5
Off rebounds 21 14
Def rebounds 36 24
Total rebounds 57 38
Rebounds per game 2.1 2.4
Personal fouls 33 18
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 19 12
Turnovers 16 10
Assist to turnover ratio 1.2 1.2
Steals 20 11
Blocks 7 5
Points 124 63
Points per game 4.6 3.9
Points per 40 min 14.8 13.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 2 at Montana L, 90-58 - 15 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Nov 16 vs. St. Olaf W, 75-55 - 13 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 17 vs. Whittier W, 90-76 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 23 at Trinity (Tex.) W, 76-65 - 9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 4
Nov 24 vs. Texas-Dallas L, 88-79 - 13 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 30 Willamette W, 86-69 - 11 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 2
Dec 1 Pacific (Ore.) W, 123-98 - 15 7-10 70.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 14
Dec 8 La Verne W, 115-65 - 11 5-7 71.4 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 10
Dec 10 D'Youville W, 104-74 - 17 0-5 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 16 Whitworth Alumni   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 Concordia Chicago W, 143-95 - 15 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 12
Dec 29 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 76-74 - 16 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Dec 30 vs. Emory & Henry W, 87-80 - 15 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Jan 4 at Lewis & Clark W, 89-77 - 14 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 8 Whitman L, 100-98 - 10 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 11 at George Fox W, 88-85 - 15 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 7
Jan 12 at Linfield W, 78-75 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 18 Puget Sound W, 98-84 - 10 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 19 Pacific Lutheran W, 71-56 - 13 2-8 25.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 5
Jan 25 at Pacific (Ore.) W, 116-107 - 14 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 26 at Willamette L, 95-93 - 7 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 29 at Whitman L, 110-98 - 17 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 2 Lewis & Clark W, 77-75 - 14 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 8 Linfield W, 74-73 - 16 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 9 George Fox W, 107-98 - 8 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 15 at Pacific Lutheran W, 76-65 - 8 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 2
Feb 16 at Puget Sound L, 87-72 - 12 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 21 Linfield W, 88-69 - 17 6-9 66.7 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 13
Feb 23 at Whitman L, 107-102 - 17 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 2 at Montana L, 90-58 - 15 2 1 3 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 16 vs. St. Olaf W, 75-55 - 13 1 2 3 2 0 - 1 0 1 -
Nov 17 vs. Whittier W, 90-76 - 5 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Nov 23 at Trinity (Tex.) W, 76-65 - 9 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 0
Nov 24 vs. Texas-Dallas L, 88-79 - 13 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 30 Willamette W, 86-69 - 11 1 3 4 1 0 - 1 1 0 -
Dec 1 Pacific (Ore.) W, 123-98 - 15 2 3 5 2 2 1.0 0 1 3 -
Dec 8 La Verne W, 115-65 - 11 0 1 1 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 10 D'Youville W, 104-74 - 17 1 1 2 1 0 - 1 0 2 -
Dec 16 Whitworth Alumni   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 Concordia Chicago W, 143-95 - 15 1 1 2 1 0 - 3 0 4 0
Dec 29 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 76-74 - 16 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 30 vs. Emory & Henry W, 87-80 - 15 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 4 at Lewis & Clark W, 89-77 - 14 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 8 Whitman L, 100-98 - 10 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 11 at George Fox W, 88-85 - 15 2 1 3 2 1 2.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 12 at Linfield W, 78-75 - 4 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Jan 18 Puget Sound W, 98-84 - 10 2 0 2 0 0 - 1 0 2 -
Jan 19 Pacific Lutheran W, 71-56 - 13 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 2 0
Jan 25 at Pacific (Ore.) W, 116-107 - 14 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 2 2 -
Jan 26 at Willamette L, 95-93 - 7 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 29 at Whitman L, 110-98 - 17 0 2 2 1 0 - 1 0 3 -
Feb 2 Lewis & Clark W, 77-75 - 14 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 4 0 0 0
Feb 8 Linfield W, 74-73 - 16 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 0
Feb 9 George Fox W, 107-98 - 8 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 15 at Pacific Lutheran W, 76-65 - 8 1 0 1 2 0 - 0 0 0 0
Feb 16 at Puget Sound L, 87-72 - 12 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 21 Linfield W, 88-69 - 17 0 1 1 1 2 0.5 1 1 1 -
Feb 23 at Whitman L, 107-102 - 17 1 1 2 0 0 - 1 0 2 -
  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
2018-19 27 - 12.4 2.0-4.4 44.2 0.1-0.4 20.0 0.6-0.8 72.7 4.6
Total 68 1 13.2 1.8-4.2 43.2 0.2-0.9 28.8 0.7-0.9 77.0 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
2018-19 27 - 336 53-120 44.2 2-10 20.0 16-22 72.7 124
Total 68 1 895 124-287 43.2 17-59 28.8 47-61 77.0 312
  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
2018-19 27 - 12.4 6.3-14.3 44.2 0.2-1.2 20.0 1.9-2.6 72.7 14.8
Total 68 1 13.2 5.5-12.8 43.2 0.8-2.6 28.8 2.1-2.7 77.0 13.9
  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
2018-19 27 - 12.4 0.8 1.3 2.1 1.2 0.0 0.7 0.6 1.2 0.7 0.3
Total 68 1 13.2 0.9 1.4 2.2 1.3 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.1 0.8 0.3
  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
2018-19 27 - 336 21 36 57 33 0 19 16 1.2 20 7
Total 68 1 895 58 94 152 91 1 49 46 1.1 51 17
  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
2018-19 27 - 12.4 2.5 4.3 6.8 3.9 0.0 2.3 1.9 1.2 2.4 0.8
Total 68 1 13.2 2.6 4.2 6.8 4.1 0.0 2.2 2.1 1.1 2.3 0.8
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 27 - 12.4 2.0-4.4 44.2 0.1-0.4 20.0 0.6-0.8 72.7 4.6
Conference 16 - 11.8 1.8-4.5 38.9 0.1-0.4 28.6 0.3-0.5 62.5 3.9
Exhibition 1 - 15.0 4.0-7.0 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 8.0
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Home 12 - 13.1 2.4-5.4 44.6 0.1-0.6 14.3 0.6-0.8 77.8 5.5
Away 10 - 11.7 1.7-4.1 41.5 0.1-0.3 33.3 0.7-1.0 70.0 4.2
Neutral 5 - 12.4 1.4-2.8 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-0.6 66.7 3.2
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Wins 21 - 12.4 2.0-4.6 44.3 0.0-0.4 12.5 0.7-1.0 70.0 4.8
Losses 6 - 12.7 1.7-3.8 43.5 0.2-0.3 50.0 0.3-0.3 100.0 3.8
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November 5 - 10.2 0.4-1.8 22.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.2-1.6 75.0 2.0
December 6 - 14.8 3.7-6.3 57.9 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.7-1.0 66.7 8.0
January 9 - 11.6 1.9-4.9 38.6 0.2-0.4 50.0 0.1-0.1 100.0 4.1
February 7 - 13.1 1.7-4.1 41.4 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.7-1.0 71.4 4.1
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 27 - 336 53-120 44.2 2-10 20.0 16-22 72.7 124
Conference 16 - 188 28-72 38.9 2-7 28.6 5-8 62.5 63
Exhibition 1 - 15 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
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Home 12 - 157 29-65 44.6 1-7 14.3 7-9 77.8 66
Away 10 - 117 17-41 41.5 1-3 33.3 7-10 70.0 42
Neutral 5 - 62 7-14 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 16
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Wins 21 - 260 43-97 44.3 1-8 12.5 14-20 70.0 101
Losses 6 - 76 10-23 43.5 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 23
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November 5 - 51 2-9 22.2 0-1 0.0 6-8 75.0 10
December 6 - 89 22-38 57.9 0-3 0.0 4-6 66.7 48
January 9 - 104 17-44 38.6 2-4 50.0 1-1 100.0 37
February 7 - 92 12-29 41.4 0-2 0.0 5-7 71.4 29
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 27 - 12.4 6.3-14.3 44.2 0.2-1.2 20.0 1.9-2.6 72.7 14.8
Conference 16 - 11.8 6.0-15.3 38.9 0.4-1.5 28.6 1.1-1.7 62.5 13.4
Exhibition 1 - 15.0 10.7-18.7 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 21.3
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Home 12 - 13.1 7.4-16.6 44.6 0.3-1.8 14.3 1.8-2.3 77.8 16.8
Away 10 - 11.7 5.8-14.0 41.5 0.3-1.0 33.3 2.4-3.4 70.0 14.4
Neutral 5 - 12.4 4.5-9.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-1.9 66.7 10.3
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Wins 21 - 12.4 6.6-14.9 44.3 0.2-1.2 12.5 2.2-3.1 70.0 15.5
Losses 6 - 12.7 5.3-12.1 43.5 0.5-1.1 50.0 1.1-1.1 100.0 12.1
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November 5 - 10.2 1.6-7.1 22.2 0.0-0.8 0.0 4.7-6.3 75.0 7.8
December 6 - 14.8 9.9-17.1 57.9 0.0-1.3 0.0 1.8-2.7 66.7 21.6
January 9 - 11.6 6.5-16.9 38.6 0.8-1.5 50.0 0.4-0.4 100.0 14.2
February 7 - 13.1 5.2-12.6 41.4 0.0-0.9 0.0 2.2-3.0 71.4 12.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 27 - 12.4 0.8 1.3 2.1 1.2 0.0 0.7 0.6 1.2 0.7 0.3
Conference 16 - 11.8 0.9 1.5 2.4 1.1 0.0 0.8 0.6 1.2 0.7 0.3
Exhibition 1 - 15.0 2.0 1.0 3.0 2.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 - 13.1 0.8 1.7 2.5 1.5 0.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 1.2 0.3
Away 10 - 11.7 0.8 0.9 1.7 1.1 0.0 0.7 0.4 1.8 0.4 0.3
Neutral 5 - 12.4 0.6 1.4 2.0 0.8 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.4 0.0
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Wins 21 - 12.4 0.9 1.4 2.2 1.1 0.0 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.9 0.3
Losses 6 - 12.7 0.5 1.2 1.7 1.5 0.0 0.3 0.2 2.0 0.3 0.0
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November 5 - 10.2 0.8 1.4 2.2 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.4 1.5 0.4 0.4
December 6 - 14.8 0.8 1.5 2.3 2.2 0.0 1.0 0.7 1.5 1.0 0.2
January 9 - 11.6 0.9 1.0 1.9 1.3 0.0 0.7 0.4 1.5 0.6 0.2
February 7 - 13.1 0.6 1.6 2.1 0.9 0.0 0.6 0.9 0.7 1.0 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 27 - 336 21 36 57 33 0 19 16 1.2 20 7
Conference 16 - 188 14 24 38 18 0 12 10 1.2 11 5
Exhibition 1 - 15 2 1 3 2 - 1 0 - 0 0
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Home 12 - 157 10 20 30 18 0 9 9 1.0 14 4
Away 10 - 117 8 9 17 11 0 7 4 1.8 4 3
Neutral 5 - 62 3 7 10 4 0 3 3 1.0 2 0
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Wins 21 - 260 18 29 47 24 0 17 15 1.1 18 7
Losses 6 - 76 3 7 10 9 0 2 1 2.0 2 0
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November 5 - 51 4 7 11 2 0 3 2 1.5 2 2
December 6 - 89 5 9 14 13 0 6 4 1.5 6 1
January 9 - 104 8 9 17 12 0 6 4 1.5 5 2
February 7 - 92 4 11 15 6 0 4 6 0.7 7 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 27 - 12.4 2.5 4.3 6.8 3.9 0.0 2.3 1.9 1.2 2.4 0.8
Conference 16 - 11.8 3.0 5.1 8.1 3.8 0.0 2.6 2.1 1.2 2.3 1.1
Exhibition 1 - 15.0 5.3 2.7 8.0 5.3 0.0 2.7 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 - 13.1 2.5 5.1 7.6 4.6 0.0 2.3 2.3 1.0 3.6 1.0
Away 10 - 11.7 2.7 3.1 5.8 3.8 0.0 2.4 1.4 1.8 1.4 1.0
Neutral 5 - 12.4 1.9 4.5 6.5 2.6 0.0 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.3 0.0
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Wins 21 - 12.4 2.8 4.5 7.2 3.7 0.0 2.6 2.3 1.1 2.8 1.1
Losses 6 - 12.7 1.6 3.7 5.3 4.7 0.0 1.1 0.5 2.0 1.1 0.0
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November 5 - 10.2 3.1 5.5 8.6 1.6 0.0 2.4 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6
December 6 - 14.8 2.2 4.0 6.3 5.8 0.0 2.7 1.8 1.5 2.7 0.4
January 9 - 11.6 3.1 3.5 6.5 4.6 0.0 2.3 1.5 1.5 1.9 0.8
February 7 - 13.1 1.7 4.8 6.5 2.6 0.0 1.7 2.6 0.7 3.0 0.9