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Tamin Lipsey

  • As of June 10, 2019

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2019 FIBA Americas U16 Championship. 
  • Member of the 2019 USA U16 National Team that compiled a 6-0 record en route to the gold medal in Belém, Brazil; averaged 6.0 ppg., 2.8 rpg., 3.7 apg. and 1.7 spg.
  • Participated in the 2019 USA Junior National Team minicamp at the men’s Final Four in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Took part in the October 2018 USA Junior National Team minicamp in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

High School Honors

  • IABC All-Iowa second team (2019).
  • All-Central Iowa Metropolitan League (2019).

High School Notes

  • Attends Ames High School in Iowa.
  • As a freshman in 2018-19, aided Ames to the state quarterfinals and averaged 17.0 ppg., 3.9 rpg., 4.7 apg. ad 2.2 spg while shooting 52.3 percent from the field and 37.9 percent from 3-point range.
  • Also competes in track and field and finished third in the long jump (22-0 1/4) in the Iowa Class 4A state championship.
  • Plays in the summer for All Iowa Attack.

Personal Notes

  • Hails from Ames, Iowa.
  • Son of Robert and Holly Lipsey; has three sisters, Teagan, Amara and Phaedra.
  • Mother played volleyball and father played football at Southwest Minnesota State.
  • Boasts a 3.5 GPA.
  • His sister, Teagan, helped Ames H.S. to a  second-place finish in the 4x200 at the 2019 state track and field meet.
  • Started playing basketball in first grade.
  • Away from the court, enjoys relaxing with friends.
  • Favorite movies include “Like Mike” and “Ride Along.”
  • Favorite player is John Wall because of the way he uses his speed.
  • Favorite class: math.
  • Draws inspiration from his parents.
  • If he could compete in any other sport other than basketball, it would be football.
  • Twitter: @Taminlipsey
  • Prior to traveling to Brazil with the 2019 USA U16 squad, had traveled to Mexico.

USA Basketball Statistics

2019 U16
6/0 107/17.8 12- 34 .353 4- 12 .333 8- 8 1.000 17/ 2.8 36/ 6.0 22 7 1 10

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