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43 Jason Lathrem

Name
Jason Lathrem
Position
Forward
Class
FR
Hometown (Last School)
Bowling Green, KY (Greenwood)
Ht
6'5"
Wt
210
Seasons
1995-96
Birthday
November 12, 1976

Jason Lathrem was born Jason Thomas Lathrem on November 12, 1976, in Bowling Green, Kentucky to Mike and Pat Lathrem.

Lathrem played for Greenwood High School in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  He averaged 22.0 points and 9.7 rebounds per game during his senior year for the Greenwood Gators.  Lathrem led his squad to the championship of the King of the Bluegrass Tournament in Louisville.  He guided the Gators to the 1995 Fourth Region crown and a berth in the school’s first Sweet Sixteen.  Lathrem scored a career-high 36 points against Louisville Valley as a senior.  He was named Fourth Region Player of the Year and earned second-team All-State honors.  He holds school records in scoring, rebounding, and assists.

Lathrem’s performance in the Louisville Invitational Tournament caught the eye of coach Rick Pitino, who invited Lathrem to walk on at Kentucky.  On January 23, 1995, Lathrem verbally committed to walk on at Kentucky.

In his freshman season as a walk-on, Lathrem played in four games, averaging 0.5 points and 0.3 rebounds.

UK announced on July 19, 1996, that Lathrem would be transferring to Belmont College in Nashville. The 6-7 southpaw said he wanted playing time which leaves one to wonder why Lathrcm enrolled at UK in the first place.  Still, the Greenwood High graduate got an NCAA championship ring and a season of basketball memories.

College Statistics:

NCAA

SeasonTeamMINFGMFGA3PM3PAFTMFTAORDRPFASTTOBLKSTLPTSGMPGFG%FT%3P%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
Kentucky80301220131100242.00.00100.000.000.30.30.00.00.5
Total-80301220131100242.00.00100.000.000.30.30.00.00.5

Career Totals

SeasonMINFGMFGA3PM3PAFTMFTAORDRPFASTTOBLKSTLPTSGMPGFG%FT%3P%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
1995-9680301220131100242.00.00100.000.000.30.30.00.00.5
Total80301220131100242.00.00100.000.000.30.30.00.00.5

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