Team shares MVP award after NCAA tourney campaign
USATSI Gallery - 2017 NCAA Tournament First Round - No. 7 South Carolina vs. No. 10 Marquette
Jan. 11, 2017
Honors and Awards:
2014-15 (UNC Asheville): Tabbed Second Team All-BIG South ... Finished among the league leaders in scoring (3rd, 19.2 ppg.), free throw percentage (1st, .921), 3-point field goal percentage (5th, .382) and 3-point field goals made (2nd, 102) ... Started each of the team's 31 games ... Led the Bulldogs in multiple categories, including scoring (19.2 ppg.), steals (44) and free throw percentage (.921) ... Two-time BIG South Conference Player of the Week ... Finished third in the nation in free throw percentage, 13th in 3-pointers made and 27th in scoring.
2013-14 (UNC Asheville): Named Big South Freshman of the Year and earned first team all-conference honors ... 20.3 scoring average led the Big South and was second-highest scoring average for a freshman across the nation ... Earned first team all-state honors and honorable mention all-district accolades ... Only Bulldog player to start and play in all 32 games...set a single-season record for three-pointers made with 106...led Asheville in scoring (20.3), three-pointers made (106), free throw percentage (.836) and assists (94)...scored in double figures in 31 of the Bulldogs 32 games...tied an Asheville Division I record and set a Dedmon Center record with 41 points at Radford (2-13)...scored 30 points or more in five different games, the most by a Bulldog player in 15 years.
High School: Named Virginia High School Player of the Year as a senior at Rockbridge High School ... As a senior he averaged 35.8 points per game ... Scored 60 points in a game against Stuarts Draft early in the season ... Shot .492 from the field, .888 from the charity stripe and .356 from long distance ... Was named Region III Player of the Year, Roanoke Times Player of the Year and Blue Ridge District Player of the Year ... Played in the prestigious Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star game ... Completed his career with 2,637 points, the second most points scored by any high school player in the state of Virginia.
Personal: Born June 18, 1994 in Lexington, Va. ... Son of Chris and Melissa Rowsey ... Has one sister, Lauren ... majoring in communication studies.
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