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USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • Honors: 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship MVP and All-Tournament Team selection.
  • Member of the 2018 USA Men’s U18 National Team that posted a 6-0 record and collected the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men gold medal in St. Catharines, Canada; started all six games and averaged 14.7 ppg., 4.0 rpg. and 3.8 apg. (USA U18 National Team Stats)
  • Member of the 2018 USA Junior National Select Team that competed in the 21st annual Nike Hoop Summit on March 13, 2018; started in the game and contributed 15 points and six rebounds as the USA fell to the World Team 89-76.
  • Attended the 2017 USA Men’s Junior National Team October Minicamp.

College Notes

  • Signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Kansas.

High School Honors

  • 2018 McDonald’s All-American, posted 14 points and six assists for the West Team.
  • 2018 Jordan Brand Classic participant, tallied 15 points, five rebounds, nine assists and four steals in the game.
  • 2018 Gatorade Texas Player of the Year.
  • 2018 Naismith All-America second team.
  • 2018 USA Today Kansas Player of the Year and All-Kansas first team.

High School Notes

  • As a senior at College Park High School (Texas) in 2017-18, averaged 29.5 ppg., 8.6 rpg. and 4.9 apg. to help his team to a 21-13 record, a District 12-6A title and an appearance in the Texas University Interscholastic League area finals.
  • As a junior in 2016-17, started all 37 games and averaged 28.1 ppg., 8.0 rpg.
  • Boasts single-game highs of 50 points versus Montgomery High School in January 2018 and 17 assists versus silsbee High School in January 2017.
  • Started all 146 games played in his four-year prep career and amassed 2,863 points, 854 rebounds and 582 assists.

Personal Notes

  • Born in his hometown of Houston, Texas.
  • Son of Tonja Stelly and Marshall Grimes; has one brother, Tyler Myers (28).
  • Brother plays hockey for the NHL Winnipeg Jets.
  • Father played basketball for Santa Clara and Southwestern Louisiana, sister played tennis and basketball at Fort Hays State.

THE GRIMES FILE

  • Twitter: @qdotgrimes
  • Instagram: @qdotgrimes
  • First played basketball: in second grade.
  • Enjoys: hanging out with friends and playing video games.
  • Top movies: “Rush Hour” and “Avatar.”
  • Favorite player: LeBron James.
  • Favorite class: history.
  • Most played song: “Diamond Teeth,” by Samurai.
  • Favorite pregame meal or snack: Chick-Fil-A.
  • Inspired by: his parents.
  • International travels: Rome, Treviso and Venice, Italy, with the adisas Path Team in 2017.

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TEAM G/S MIN/AVG FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2018 U18 6/6 139/ 23.2 38- 77 .494 6- 25 .240 6- 12 .500 24/ 4.0 88/ 14.7 23 7 3 10

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