10 Sam Kearns
10 Sam Kearns
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
High School: Clemens HS / North Platte CC
Position: G
gp 12
pts/g 8.1
fg % 41.8
3pt % 42.9
ft % 58.3
reb/g 2.7
a/g 2.8

ORU Career Statistics
2017-18 Game-by-Game Statistics

2017-18 (Sophomore)

  • 2017-18 Summit League All-Newcomer Team

Played in all 32 games with 31 starts, starting every game except senior night … made at least one 3-pointer in 31 straight games to finish the season, including 20 games with multiple 3-point buckets … averaged 10.2 points, 4.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game … had a team-best 52 assists on the season … scored a season best 21 points at Kansas State (11/29) and matched the scoring effort against Fort Wayne (1/4) … had a season best six rebounds against Missouri State (12/10) … scored 10 or more points in 16 games, tied for the second most double-digit scoring games on the team … had a season best three steals at South Dakota State (1/11) … led ORU in assists in 18 games and had 10 games with at least five assists, including a season best nine helpers at South Dakota (1/17).

Prior to ORU
Averaged 12.8 points and 3.1 assists per game as a freshman at North Platte Community College … shot 53.1 percent from the field and 53.4 percent from 3-point range, ranking him fourth in the country in 3-point percentage … had a 2:1 assists to turnover ratio in his freshman season … scored a season best 22 points, going 7-10 from the field against Laramie County … prior to joining North Platte, was the 2015-16 San Antonio High School Player of the Year and was a 6A First Team All-State selection and the District 25-6A MVP.

Personal
Son of Sandra and Jason Kearns ... majoring in pre-med/biology with hopes of going to medical school after pursuing a professional basketball career.

Head Coach Paul Mills on Kearns
“I enjoy coaching Sam because he values what team’s should value: Unity, making tough plays, and responding the right way to the circumstances that you’re presented.  He played a huge role in last season’s strides and he has improved his skill and body during the course of the past year.”

Recent Games
Nov 23 vs. Northern Ill. L, 87-66
Nov 24 at Oakland L, 87-76
Nov 25 vs. James Madison W, 78-69
Dec 2 at SMU L, 79-67
Dec 5 FGCU L, 96-76
Dec 7 at Missouri L, 80-64
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 12 -
Games started 12 -
Minutes 320 -
Minutes per game 26.7 -
FG 33-79 0-0
FG Pct 41.8 -
3PT 24-56 0-0
3PT Pct 42.9 -
FT 7-12 0-0
FT Pct 58.3 -
Off rebounds 6 -
Def rebounds 26 -
Total rebounds 32 -
Rebounds per game 2.7 -
Personal fouls 30 -
Disqualifications 1 -
Assists 34 -
Turnovers 21 -
Assist to turnover ratio 1.6 -
Steals 7 -
Blocks 3 -
Points 97 0
Points per game 8.1 -
Points per 40 min 12.1 -
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 at Missouri St. L, 84-50 1 27 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Nov 9 Southwestern (KS) W, 79-62 1 26 5-13 38.5 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 14
Nov 11 at No. 20/21 TCU L, 79-62 1 29 5-10 50.0 3-7 42.9 2-2 100.0 15
Nov 13 California Baptist L, 70-69 1 20 2-6 33.3 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 7
Nov 15 at Brigham Young L, 85-65 1 23 1-6 16.7 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 19 Ecclesia W, 109-72 1 12 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 23 vs. Northern Ill. L, 87-66 1 26 1-5 20.0 0-4 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 24 at Oakland L, 87-76 1 33 5-8 62.5 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 14
Nov 25 vs. James Madison W, 78-69 1 34 2-5 40.0 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 7
Dec 2 at SMU L, 79-67 1 32 5-8 62.5 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 14
Dec 5 FGCU L, 96-76 1 33 3-9 33.3 2-8 25.0 1-2 50.0 9
Dec 7 at Missouri L, 80-64 1 25 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 6
Dec 15 at Richmond   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 at Wichita St.   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 22 Tulsa   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Omaha   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 North Dakota   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Western Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 at Purdue Fort Wayne   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 at South Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 South Dakota   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 at Denver   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 South Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Purdue Fort Wayne   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Denver   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at South Dakota   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at North Dakota   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Western Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 Omaha   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 at Missouri St. L, 84-50 1 27 0 5 5 0 5 0.0 1 0 4 -
Nov 9 Southwestern (KS) W, 79-62 1 26 3 4 7 6 1 6.0 1 0 1 0
Nov 11 at No. 20/21 TCU L, 79-62 1 29 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 4 -
Nov 13 California Baptist L, 70-69 1 20 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 0 0 3 -
Nov 15 at Brigham Young L, 85-65 1 23 0 1 1 3 2 1.5 0 1 2 -
Nov 19 Ecclesia W, 109-72 1 12 0 2 2 3 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 23 vs. Northern Ill. L, 87-66 1 26 1 4 5 7 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 24 at Oakland L, 87-76 1 33 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 3 -
Nov 25 vs. James Madison W, 78-69 1 34 0 1 1 4 2 2.0 0 1 5 1
Dec 2 at SMU L, 79-67 1 32 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 5 FGCU L, 96-76 1 33 1 2 3 4 1 4.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 7 at Missouri L, 80-64 1 25 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 -
Dec 15 at Richmond   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 at Wichita St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 22 Tulsa   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Omaha   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 North Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 Western Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 at Purdue Fort Wayne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 at South Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 South Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 at Denver   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 South Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Purdue Fort Wayne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Denver   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at South Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at North Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Western Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 Omaha   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 32 31 33.1 3.3-9.0 36.7 2.2-6.2 35.2 1.3-1.6 82.7 10.2
2018-19 12 12 26.7 2.8-6.6 41.8 2.0-4.7 42.9 0.6-1.0 58.3 8.1
Total 44 43 31.3 3.2-8.4 37.8 2.1-5.8 36.9 1.1-1.5 78.1 9.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 32 31 1058 106-289 36.7 70-199 35.2 43-52 82.7 325
2018-19 12 12 320 33-79 41.8 24-56 42.9 7-12 58.3 97
Total 44 43 1378 139-368 37.8 94-255 36.9 50-64 78.1 422
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 32 31 33.1 4.0-10.9 36.7 2.6-7.5 35.2 1.6-2.0 82.7 12.3
2018-19 12 12 26.7 4.1-9.9 41.8 3.0-7.0 42.9 0.9-1.5 58.3 12.1
Total 44 43 31.3 4.0-10.7 37.8 2.7-7.4 36.9 1.5-1.9 78.1 12.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 32 31 33.1 0.4 2.0 2.4 2.6 0.1 4.1 2.2 1.9 0.6 0.0
2018-19 12 12 26.7 0.5 2.2 2.7 2.5 0.1 2.8 1.8 1.6 0.6 0.3
Total 44 43 31.3 0.4 2.0 2.5 2.6 0.1 3.8 2.0 1.8 0.6 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 32 31 1058 13 64 77 83 2 131 69 1.9 18 1
2018-19 12 12 320 6 26 32 30 1 34 21 1.6 7 3
Total 44 43 1378 19 90 109 113 3 165 90 1.8 25 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 32 31 33.1 0.5 2.4 2.9 3.1 0.1 5.0 2.6 1.9 0.7 0.0
2018-19 12 12 26.7 0.8 3.3 4.0 3.8 0.1 4.3 2.6 1.6 0.9 0.4
Total 44 43 31.3 0.6 2.6 3.2 3.3 0.1 4.8 2.6 1.8 0.7 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 12 12 26.7 2.8-6.6 41.8 2.0-4.7 42.9 0.6-1.0 58.3 8.1
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 4 4 22.8 2.5-7.5 33.3 2.0-5.5 36.4 0.5-1.0 50.0 7.5
Away 6 6 28.2 3.3-6.5 51.3 2.3-4.3 53.8 0.5-0.7 75.0 9.5
Neutral 2 2 30.0 1.5-5.0 30.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 5.0
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Wins 3 3 24.0 2.3-6.7 35.0 2.0-5.0 40.0 0.3-0.7 50.0 7.0
Losses 9 9 27.6 2.9-6.6 44.1 2.0-4.6 43.9 0.7-1.1 60.0 8.4
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November 9 9 25.6 2.6-6.6 39.0 1.8-4.4 40.0 0.7-1.1 60.0 7.6
December 3 3 30.0 3.3-6.7 50.0 2.7-5.3 50.0 0.3-0.7 50.0 9.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 12 12 320 33-79 41.8 24-56 42.9 7-12 58.3 97
Conference - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 4 4 91 10-30 33.3 8-22 36.4 2-4 50.0 30
Away 6 6 169 20-39 51.3 14-26 53.8 3-4 75.0 57
Neutral 2 2 60 3-10 30.0 2-8 25.0 2-4 50.0 10
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Wins 3 3 72 7-20 35.0 6-15 40.0 1-2 50.0 21
Losses 9 9 248 26-59 44.1 18-41 43.9 6-10 60.0 76
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November 9 9 230 23-59 39.0 16-40 40.0 6-10 60.0 68
December 3 3 90 10-20 50.0 8-16 50.0 1-2 50.0 29
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 12 12 26.7 4.1-9.9 41.8 3.0-7.0 42.9 0.9-1.5 58.3 12.1
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 4 4 22.8 4.4-13.2 33.3 3.5-9.7 36.4 0.9-1.8 50.0 13.2
Away 6 6 28.2 4.7-9.2 51.3 3.3-6.2 53.8 0.7-0.9 75.0 13.5
Neutral 2 2 30.0 2.0-6.7 30.0 1.3-5.3 25.0 1.3-2.7 50.0 6.7
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Wins 3 3 24.0 3.9-11.1 35.0 3.3-8.3 40.0 0.6-1.1 50.0 11.7
Losses 9 9 27.6 4.2-9.5 44.1 2.9-6.6 43.9 1.0-1.6 60.0 12.3
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November 9 9 25.6 4.0-10.3 39.0 2.8-7.0 40.0 1.0-1.7 60.0 11.8
December 3 3 30.0 4.4-8.9 50.0 3.6-7.1 50.0 0.4-0.9 50.0 12.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 12 12 26.7 0.5 2.2 2.7 2.5 0.1 2.8 1.8 1.6 0.6 0.3
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 4 22.8 1.0 2.5 3.5 1.5 0.0 3.5 1.3 2.8 0.8 0.0
Away 6 6 28.2 0.2 1.8 2.0 3.0 - 1.5 2.3 0.6 0.7 0.3
Neutral 2 2 30.0 0.5 2.5 3.0 3.0 0.5 5.5 1.0 5.5 0.0 0.5
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Wins 3 3 24.0 1.0 2.3 3.3 2.3 0.3 4.3 1.0 4.3 0.3 0.3
Losses 9 9 27.6 0.3 2.1 2.4 2.6 - 2.3 2.0 1.2 0.7 0.2
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November 9 9 25.6 0.4 2.3 2.8 2.7 0.1 2.9 1.9 1.5 0.3 0.3
December 3 3 30.0 0.7 1.7 2.3 2.0 - 2.7 1.3 2.0 1.3 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 12 12 320 6 26 32 30 1 34 21 1.6 7 3
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 4 91 4 10 14 6 0 14 5 2.8 3 0
Away 6 6 169 1 11 12 18 - 9 14 0.6 4 2
Neutral 2 2 60 1 5 6 6 1 11 2 5.5 0 1
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Wins 3 3 72 3 7 10 7 1 13 3 4.3 1 1
Losses 9 9 248 3 19 22 23 - 21 18 1.2 6 2
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November 9 9 230 4 21 25 24 1 26 17 1.5 3 3
December 3 3 90 2 5 7 6 - 8 4 2.0 4 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 12 12 26.7 0.8 3.3 4.0 3.8 0.1 4.3 2.6 1.6 0.9 0.4
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 4 22.8 1.8 4.4 6.2 2.6 0.0 6.2 2.2 2.8 1.3 0.0
Away 6 6 28.2 0.2 2.6 2.8 4.3 0.0 2.1 3.3 0.6 0.9 0.5
Neutral 2 2 30.0 0.7 3.3 4.0 4.0 0.7 7.3 1.3 5.5 0.0 0.7
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Wins 3 3 24.0 1.7 3.9 5.6 3.9 0.6 7.2 1.7 4.3 0.6 0.6
Losses 9 9 27.6 0.5 3.1 3.5 3.7 0.0 3.4 2.9 1.2 1.0 0.3
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November 9 9 25.6 0.7 3.7 4.3 4.2 0.2 4.5 3.0 1.5 0.5 0.5
December 3 3 30.0 0.9 2.2 3.1 2.7 0.0 3.6 1.8 2.0 1.8 0.0