- Lance Ware
- Hometown (Last School)
- Camden, NJ (Camden)
- February 8, 2001
Led high school team to a 29-1 record his senior season … Averaged 11.8 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.3 blocks for a team that won its final 25 games … Squad claimed the South Jersey, Group 2 championship and the No. 1 spot in the final NJ.com Top 50 rankings … Named the NJ.com Player of the Year and was a NJ.com All-State First Team selection … Averaged 11.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game during the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League in 2019 … Also performed well at the Peach Jam finals in 2019, averaging 14.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game … Selected to the Allen Iverson Roundball Classic … Four-star prospect ranked as high as No. 36 in the class by Rivals.
Born Feb. 8 in Edgewater Park, New Jersey … Parents are Monique Ripka and Stephen Ware … Has two siblings, Shataya and Stefon … Major is undeclared/exploratory studies in agriculture … Chose Kentucky over Michigan, Ohio State, Providence and Miami … Lists his parents as his life’s greatest influences … Chose No. 55 because it is unique … Favorite show on Netflix is All-American … Listens to Drake before games … Lists Michael Kidd-Gilchrist as his favorite former UK player … His most memorable moment as a basketball player is going 29-1 his final season of high school … Enjoys playing Call of Duty when he’s not playing basketball.