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Earnest Ross
Earnest Ross

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cary, N.C.

High School:
Panther Creek

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
Guard

2009-10 (Freshman): Averaged 2.8 points and 3.0 rebounds in 13.4 minutes per game ... shot 28 percent from the field, 22 percent from 3-point range and 64 percent from the foul line ... as a starter, averaged 7.9 points in 24.4 minutes last year while only averaging 1.2 points in 9.7 minutes coming off the bench ... started 8 of 32 games, including the first seven games of the season in place of injured Tay Waller ... also started vs. LSU on Feb. 27, totaling 6 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists in 29 minutes ... totaled 16 points (3-of-4 3fgs), 4 rebounds and 3 steals vs. IUPUI ... 12 points (2-of-3 3fgs) and 1 block vs. High Point ... 9 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals vs. UCF ... 5 points and 3 rebounds in 13 minutes at Florida ... 5 points and 3 rebounds vs. Mississippi State ... had a huge offensive rebound with 30 seconds left in the 84-80 win at LSU while also being put in to slow down Tasmin Mitchell, allowing him 7 points in 16 minutes after he had 31 points in the first 24 minutes ... had 7 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals at Missouri State as a starter in the season opener ... became the first freshman to start a season opener since Quantez Robertson, Josh Dollard and Joey Cameron started the 2005-06 season opener vs. Lipscomb.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-time All-State Class 4A selection as a junior and senior ... averaged 21 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists as a senior at Panther Creek High School under coach L.J. Hepp ... named Tri-Eight Conference Player of the Year ... leading scorer in the North Carolina vs. South Carolina All-Star Game with 16 points and had a team-high 10 rebounds ... averaged 26 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists as a junior ... was raised in Chicago but has lived in Washington, Texas, Maryland, Washington, D.C., North Carolina, Hawaii, Illinois, Japan and Guam ... parents both work in communications in the United States Navy ... full name is Earnest Lee Ross Jr. ... born Jan. 27, 1991, in Guam ... majoring in Business and Computer Engineering ... son of Earnest and Toy Sue Miller Ross Sr. ... signed national letter of intent on Nov. 13, 2008.

YearG-GSMIN-Avg.FG-APct.3FG-APct.FT-FTAPct.REB-Avg.PF-FOATOBKSTPTSAvg.
2009-1032-8428-13.431-109.28415-68.22114-22.63697-3.044-02426525912.8