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Jordan Horston

  • As of July 30, 2018

USA Basketball Notes

  • Honors: 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup MVP and All-Star Five.
  • Gold Medals: 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup, 2017 FIBA Americas U16 Championship..
  • International Tournament Titles: 2018 Latvia U17 International Invitational.
  • Member of the 2018 USA U17 World Cup Team that captured gold with a perfect 7-0 record in Minsk, Belarus; started all seven games and averaged USA 10.1 ppg., 7.0 rpg. and team-highs of 5.1 apg. and 3.4 spg. Among all participants in the 16-team tournament, ranked first for steals, second for assists, third for assist-to-turnover ratio (2.77), seventh (tie) for field goal percentage (.500) and 12th for rebounding.
  • Aided the USA to a three-game sweep of Canada, China and Latvia in a pre-U17 World Cup exhibition tournament in Leipaja, Latvia, and was named to the all-tournament team.
  • Helped the 2017 USA U16 National Team capture the FIBA Americas U16 Championship gold medal with a perfect 5-0 record in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which qualified the U.S. for the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup.

High School Honors

  • 2018 MaxPreps High School All-America honorable mention.
  • 2018 Ohio Division III Co-Player of the Year and DIII All-State first team.
  • 2018 District 10 Basketball Coaches Association Divisions II, III and IV Top 10.
  • 2018 District 10 Basketball Coaches Association Division III Player of the Year.
  • 2016, 2017 and 2018 All-Columbus City League first team.
  • 2017 and 2018 Columbus Dispatch All-Metro team.

High School Notes

  • Has played three varsity seasons at Columbus Africentric Early College, where she has compiled 1,182 points, 527 rebounds, 361 assists, 338 steals and 110 blocked shots.
  • Lists a career best and single-game high of 37 points (vs. Eastmoor on Jan. 30, 2018) and a career game of 24 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists and seven steals (vs. Gahanna on Nov. 21, 2017).
  • As a junior in 2017-18, started in all 30 games and averaged 18.1 ppg., 5.8 rpg., 4.5 apg., 5.1 spg. and 1.7 bpg. to help her team to a 27-3 record, the City League title and a state championship.
  • As a sophomore in 2016-17, started in all 29 games and avearged 15.7 ppg., 6.3 rpg. 6.1 apg, 3.8 spg. and 1.5 bpg. to help her team to a 25-4 record and the state tournament semifinals.
  • As a freshman in 2015-16, started in 30 of 31 games and averaged 14.1 ppg., 4.1 rpg., to help her team to a 25-6 record and a state title.
  • Plays in the summer for All Ohio Black in the Nike EYBL.
  • Also competes in tennis and cross country at her high school.

Personal Notes

  • Born in Dallas, Texas, and currently resides in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Has earned academic honors in all three years, including two semesters with a 4.0 GPA as a junior.
  • Daughter of Malika and Leigh Horston; has one sister, Jazmin (19).
  • Great uncle, Joe Gilliam, played for the Pittsburgh Steelers; maternal cousin, Sylvia Crawly, played for USA Basketball and in the WNBA and ABL; cousin, Cierra Brown, ran track at Purdue; and father played basketball.
  • Father served six years in the U.S. Army Reserves; uncle, Albert Dawson, served in the U.S. Navy for four years; and maternal grandfather, Marshall Evans, served in the U.S. Army for four years.
  • Volunteers in her community and made 10 beds for kids who are in need (Oct. 2017).

THE HORSTON FILE

  • Twitter: @Ladylynn22_
  • First played basketball: at age 5.
  • Enjoys: Hanging with loved ones, watching movies and cooking.
  • Top five movies: “Love & Basketball,” “ATL,” “Brown Sugar,” “Black Panther and “This Christmas.”
  • Favorite player: LeBron James
  • Favorite class: math.
  • Most played song: “Fill Me Up Lord.”
  • Favorite pregame meal or snack: orange juice, polar ice gum and Skittles.
  • Inspired by: my God and my family.

USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM   G/S   MIN/AVG   FGM-FGA   PCT   3PM-3PA   PCT   FTM-FTA   PCT   REB/AVG   PTS/AVG   AST   TO   BLK   STL 
Horston 7/7 152/21.7 31- 62 .500 4- 15 .267 5- 8 .625 49/ 7.0 71/ 10.1 36 13 7 24
Horston 3/3 56/18.7 11- 23 .478 3- 3 1.000 8- 8 1.000 26/ 8.7 33/ 11.0 4 8 1 5
2017 U16 5/5 106/ 21.2 12- 49 .245 1- 7 .144 3- 6 .500 21/ 4.2 28/ 5.6 17 8 5 8
TOTALS 15/15 314/20.9 54- 134 .403 8- 25 .320 16- 22 .727 96/ 6.4 132/ 8.8 57 29 13 37

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