MINERS

Jalen Ragland
2  Jalen Ragland

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chillicothe, Ohio

High School:
Chillicothe HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 175

Position:
Forward/Guard

Experience:
HS

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)
Played in 24 games with nine starts, averaging 3.8 points and 13.7 minutes ... made 18-of-20 free throws (.900) ... committed just four turnovers in 328 minutes of court time, an average of 0.5 per 40 minutes ... made his fourth career start in the opener against Oral Roberts and scored in double figures for the first time as a Miner (10 points, 5-for-9 FGs) ... was on the floor for 33 minutes versus the Golden Eagles ... scored eight points at Arizona with career-bests for free throws made (five) and attempted (six) ... established career-highs for points (17) and minutes (36) against Idaho ... made a career-high three three-point field goals versus the Vandals ... pulled down a career-high seven rebounds against UNLV, all in the first half ... dished out a season-high two assists versus Nebraska ... contributed two points and two rebounds in 10 minutes in the C-USA opener at Tulane ... registered one assist and blocked a shot versus Houston Baptist ... scored eight points in 17 minutes in the home rematch against Tulane ... returned to the starting lineup on Feb. 9 versus Tulsa ... posted nine points against Houston, his high total in a Conference USA game.

2011-12 (FRESHMAN)
Collected 2.2 ppg in 10.4 minutes per contest ... appeared in 19 games with three starts ... made all four of his free throw attempts ... played nine minutes off the bench versus UTSA ... was on the floor for 11 minutes in a starting assignment against UC Riverside and collected one steal ... had his breakthrough offensive performance at NM State with seven points in seven minutes ... played 20 minutes versus Stephen F. Austin ... contributed eight points, three boards and two assists in 19 minutes against Southern ... also dished out two assists versus McNeese State ... was on the floor for a season-high 25 minutes against Arkansas-Pine Bluff with five points and three assists ... made his second start of the season in relief of the injured Michael Perez versus Houston and contributed two points, two rebounds and two assists in 13 minutes ... made his only shot attempt and pulled down a rebound in two minutes against East Carolina ... scored two points in two minutes versus UAB ... notched his third steal of the season at Memphis ... hit a three point shot -- his first in Conference USA play -- and started against Rice ... played 17 minutes at SMU and buried a couple of three pointers while adding a rebound and a block.

PRIOR TO UTEP
Listed as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... garnered first team All-State honors as a senior ... also appointed the District and Conference Player of the Year after averaging 20.4 points, six rebounds and two assists ... third team All-State, first team All-District and All-League as a junior, averaging 13.5 points, six rebounds and two assists ... collected 6.5 ppg and 2.0 rpg as a sophomore for a 26-2 squad that captured the Division II state championship ... honor roll student.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jalen Myles Ragland ... parents are Steve and Kimberly Ragland ... has one sister ... cousin, Mark Bayless, played basketball at Ohio State ... born 5/24/93 (Columbus, Ohio) ... Communication major.

Year Cl. GP GS MIN AVE FG FGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT AVE PF FO A TO BLK ST PTS AVE
2011-12 Fr 19 3 198 10.4 15 64 .234 8 40 .200 4 4 1.000 1 8 9 0.5 7 0 11 9 1 3 42 2.2
2012-13 So 24 9 328 13.7 28 95 .295 18 64 .281 18 20 .900 4 17 21 0.9 13 0 9 4 2 2 92 3.8
Total 43 12 526 12.2 43 159 .270 26 104 .250 22 24 .917 5 25 30 0.7 20 0 20 13 3 5 134 3.1