Ahmaad Rorie Born in Tacoma, Washington to his parents Amiri Rorie and Rhonetta Thomas is student athlete majoring in communication studies at the University of Montana. Ahmaad Rorie is a 2014 graduate of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington. Rated as the No. 3 prep prospect in the state of Washington (ESPN). Ahmaad scored more than 2,000 career points. As a senior in 2013-14, averaged 15 points per game to go along with six assists and six rebounds. As a junior, he put up 21 points per game, in addition to five assists and five rebounds per game, while shtot 54 percent from the field and 42 percent from three-point range. While attending Clover Park High School as a freshman (2010-11), Ahmaad helped his team win the Washington 2A state title, averaging 33 points per game in the state tournament. He ended the season rated a three-star prospect by ESPN, given a grade of 79.
College Career Statistics:
2017-18 (Junior): All-Big Sky Conference first team… Big Sky Championship all-tournament team… Captains’ Award… Recipient of the Carl E. Dragstedt Award (team’s most valuable player)… Legends Classic Malibu Region all-tournament team… Started all 34 contests, leading the team for minutes played (35.8), points (17.2) and assists (125)… Was one of three players to rank in the top 10 in Big Sky play for scoring (ninth), assists (sixth) and minutes played (ninth)… Ranked third in the conference with a 2.1 assist-to-turnover ratio… Connected on 50 of 53 free-throw attempts during conference play (.943, second), at one point holding streaks of 24 and 19 makes in a row… Made a team-most 59 three-pointers (.339)... Ranked second on the team with 42 steals, including a career-most four vs. UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 21)... Scored in double figures 30 times, including at least 20 points on 14 occasions… Scored at least 20 points in three consecutive games from Dec. 3-17, and again from Dec. 28-Jan. 4… Led UM for scoring 17 times… Recorded at least four assists in eight of UM’s final 12 games… Was named to the Legends Classic Malibu Region all-tournament team after averaging 18.5 points, 6.0 assists, 3.5 steals and 37.5 minutes played in a pair of contests (Nov. 20-21)… Scored his 1,000th career UM point at Idaho (Feb. 17), becoming one of three Griz players to ever accomplish the feat in his second season... Averaged 20.67 points per game in the Big Sky Championship, including a career-high 30 in the quarterfinals vs. North Dakota (March 8).
2016-17 (Sophomore): Named to the All-Big Sky Conference second team… Recipient of the Carl E. Dragstedt Award (team’s most valuable player)… Named Big Sky Conference Player of the Week on March 4… Started 31 contests for the Grizzlies, leading UM in minutes played (32.5 per game), points (547, 17.6 average) and assists (97)… Totaled 192 made field goals, nearly double the next-highest on the team (.449 percentage; 192-of-428)… Ranked first in the conference with a 2.1 assist-to-turnover ratio (97:47)… As a team, UM had the 12th-fewest turnovers in Division I in 2016-17… Led UM in scoring 15 times, with the Griz going 11-4 in those contests… Totaled 63 three-pointers, a team best (63-of-164; .384)… Was highly effective at the free-throw line, knocking down 100-of-120 attempts (.833)… Ranked fourth on the team with 109 rebounds (3.5 average)… Ranked third with 26 steals… Was even better during 17 conference games, averaging 19.4 points (eighth in Big Sky)… Also ranked eighth in the Big Sky for assists and fifth for free-throw percentage… Was in doubles figures in 27 of 30 contests, including the first seven and 12 in a row from Dec. 13-Feb. 4… Eight of those contests were 20-plus scoring affairs… Averaged 22.58 points per game during that stretch, including a career-most 29 at Portland State (Jan. 19)… That night, he also had career highs for field goals (11-of-19), rebounds (seven) and minutes played (38)… Named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week on March 4 after combining for 50 points in wins at Weber State (March 2) and Idaho State (March 4) and assuring UM of a first-round bye in the Big Sky tournament… Led UM in assists a team-most 15 times, including three of the final five regular-season contests… Had a career-most eight dimes in a win over Pepperdine (Dec. 22)… Also recorded 21 points and three steals vs. the Waves… Led UM in scoring in four consecutive games, including back-to-back contests vs. Eastern Washington (Jan. 26) and Idaho (Jan. 28)… Led UM in steals four times, including five in a win over Idaho State to close the regular season (March 4).
2015-16 (Redshirt): Redshirted during his first season in Missoula after transferring to UM from Oregon.
2014-15 (Oregon): Spent his freshman season at Oregon… Made 15 starts and appeared in all 36 games for the Ducks, who went 26-10 and advanced to the Pac-12 finals and second round of the NCAA tournament... Ranked third on the team in assists with 66, and finished the season shooting 74.4 percent from the free throw line... Totaled 149 points and 79 rebounds… Reached double digits in points scored six times, including 10 in a home win over UCLA (Jan. 24), going a perfect 4-of-4 from the field… Enjoyed a career-high 11 points against Illinois (Dec. 13)... Logged career highs for assists (eight), rebounds (six) and minutes (41) at Washington State (Jan. 15)... Had a well-rounded game in a home win over Oregon State (March 4), scoring five points, grabbing four rebounds and recording three assists... Had three blocks in a win over Portland State (Nov. 30), helping the Ducks set UO’s single-game blocks record with 12... Was a perfect 4-of-4 from the line in a win against Toledo (Nov. 21) ... Dished out four assists against Detroit (Nov. 17), tying for the team high ... Made his collegiate debut vs. Coppin State (Nov. 15), scoring 10 points with two made three-pointers.
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