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2013-14 Montana Basketball

Griz Returners – Seniors

Griz Returners – Seniors



Kareem Jamar

G-F • 6-5 • 207 • 3V • Sr. • Venice, Calif. • Westchester HS

Jamar’s Career Highs Points

28 at Davidson, 2/23/13


14 vs. Great Falls, 11/14/11

Field goals

9 in Four Games

Field goal attempts

20 at Davidson, 2/23/13

3-point field goals

5 vs. Weber State, 3/7/12

3-point field goal attempts 8 vs. Weber State, 3/7/12

Free throws

12 at S. Utah, 3/4/13

Free throw attempts

12 at S. Utah, 3/4/13 13 vs. Hawai’i, 2/18/12


11 vs. San Diego, 11/24/12 11 vs. Hawai’i, 2/18/12


3 in Two Games

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Montana: Kareem is one of the most prolific players in Grizzly basketball history. He has a chance to be ranked in the top 10 at UM in scoring, rebounding, and assists. Last season he became the 28th player in school history to score 1,000 or more career points, and begins his senior season ranked 18th, with 1,108 points. He’s played in 91 career games with 82 starts. He has scored in double figures in 60 games and has recorded seven double-doubles, and also had a rare triple double as a sophomore. 2012-13: He had a dynamic season and was named the Big Sky Conference’s regular-season and post-season tournament MVP. He was fourth in the league in assists (4.0 pg), eighth in the league in scoring (14.2 ppg) and field goal percentage (49.4%), and 11th (tie, 5.0 rpg) in rebounding. He was named an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press. He was also tabbed first team all-conference and second team All-District 6 by the NABC. He was also chosen Montana’s team MVP. 2011-12: He had a break-out season and was named first team All-Big Sky. He was ranked in the top 11 players league in five statistical categories. He recorded the first triple double at Montana in two decades with 21 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists in a home BracketBusters win (94-79) over Hawaii. He shared UM’s Carl Dragstedt Award (MVP) with guard Will Cherry. He was the Big Sky’ post-season tournament MVP, when he averaged 20.5 points in two wins.

Favorite Food: Mother’s fried chicken! Favorite class: Sports Psychology. Favorite book: Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable. Favorite TV show: ESPN First Take. Favorite movie: 6th Man. If a movie were made of my life, I would like the following actor to play me: Omar Epps. The person in history I would most like to meet is: Martin Luther King. Favorite sport(s) other than basketball: Football/Volleyball. Favorite sports figure: Kobe Bryant. Favorite NBA team: Lakers. Hobbies/Special Interests: Hanging with the Zoo. Video games. Many people don’t know this, but: I am a great cook. My greatest moment in sports was: Winning back-to-back Big Sky championships. The best player I ever faced was: Lance Stephenson/John Wall. The thing I like best about Montana basketball is: The winning attitude. The thing that impresses me about Coach Tinkle: His tan. My advice to youngsters is: The more you work at peace, the less you will be bleeding during the war. My future goals are: To provide for my family and play in the NBA.

2010-11: He was an impact player as a true freshman and started in 18 games. He was UM’s third leading rebounder (4.8 rpg) and fifth in scoring (8.1 ppg). High School: He was a key player on Westchester High School’s two state championships his junior and senior seasons...was a team captain in basketball...named to the allcity team...his senior squad was ranked ninth in the nation by USA Today... he averaged 12 points, 5 assists, and 4.5 rebounds per game as a senior, when he was a McDonald’s AllAmerican nominee...when his prep team won the state title his junior year they defeated McClymond’s High School, a team UM’s Will Cherry played on...his prep coach was Ed Azzam. Personal: Kareem is an anthropology major. Birth date: October 16, 1992. His mom is Deloris Jamar of Venice.


4 vs. Northern Colorado, 1/19/12 4 at North Dakota, 11/23/11

Minutes played

45 vs. Montana State, 1/19/13

Career Statistics Year G-S 2010-11 27-18 2011-12 32-32 2012-13 32-32 TOTALS 91-82



Min-Avg. 711-26.3 1116-34.9 1119-35.0 2988-32.8

FG-FGA-Pct. 79-180-.439 147-309-.476 157-318-.494 383-807-.475

3-PT-Att.-Pct. 30-79-.380 49-111-.441 38-107-.355 117-297-.394

FT-FTA-Pct. O-D-REBS.-Avg. 30-57-.526 38-91-129-4.8 92-135-.681 26-152-178-5.6 103-145-.710 36-152-188-5.9 225-337-.668 100-395-495-5.4

PF-FO A 47-1 39 49-0 118 79-2 129 175-3 286

TO 32 71 93 196

BLK 10 20 21 51

STL 18 36 29 83

PTS-Avg. 218-8.1 435-13.6 455-14.2 1108-12.2


2013 14 Montana Basketball Yearbook  

2013 14 Montana Basketball Yearbook

2013 14 Montana Basketball Yearbook  

2013 14 Montana Basketball Yearbook