22 - Justin Sears
Justin Sears
Height: 6-8
Weight: 205
Year: So.
Hometown: Plainfield, N.J.
High School: Plainfield
Position: F
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Silliman
gp 32
pts/g 16.9
fg % 51.7
3pt % 33.3
ft % 69.7
reb/g 6.9
a/g 1.4

2012-13: Fourth highest scoring (9.5 ppg.) freshman in the Ivy League…Finished sixth overall in field goal percentage (.489) and eighth in rebounding (5.3 rpg.)… Grabbed 78 offensive rebounds, second most in the league… Tied for the team lead in rebounding and second in scoring… Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week after scoring 18 points in win over Brown… Led team in rebounding in 11 games and in scoring in seven games… Scored the winning basket on a put back in the final seconds of a 64-62 victory at Bryant… First career double-double (10 points, 12 rebounds) came against Army… Scored a team-high 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting against Florida… Recipient of the John C Cobb Award as team’s rookie of the year.

Before Yale: Earned first team all-state, all-area and all-county honors as a senior at Plainfield High School… Had 1,048 points and 1,063 rebounds in his career… Second player in school history to score over 1,000 points and grab more than 1,000 rebounds… Averaged 13.4 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.2 blocks as a senior… Helped lead Plainfield to two New Jersey Tournament of Champion title games where it lost to national power St. Anthony’s both times… Plainfield won two Group 3 state championships… Played with Villanova point guard Tyrone Johnson and Fairleigh Dickinson’s Sekou Harris… Played for New Jersey Demons AAU team.

Personal: Graduated from the Academy for Information Technology but since it didn’t have a basketball team, played for Plainfield… Has played tennis since the age of four… Didn’t start playing basketball until eighth grade.

Year gp-gs fg-fga pct  3fg-3fga pct  ft-fta pct  rpg  pts ppg  Ast blk
2012-13 29-15 107-219 .489 0-3 .000 62-106 .585 5.3 276 9.5 25 17


Recent Games
Mar 8 Dartmouth L, 69-61
Mar 19 Quinnipiac W, 69-68
Mar 22 at Holy Cross W, 71-66
Mar 26 at Columbia W, 72-69
Apr 1 at VMI W, 75-62
Apr 3 at Murray St. L, 65-57
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 14
Games started 30 12
Minutes 978 441
Minutes per game 30.6 31.5
FG 183-354 83-160
FG Pct 51.7 51.9
3PT 4-12 2-5
3PT Pct 33.3 40.0
FT 170-244 105-139
FT Pct 69.7 75.5
Off rebounds 91 37
Def rebounds 129 74
Total rebounds 220 111
Rebounds per game 6.9 7.9
Personal fouls 83 35
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 46 19
Turnovers 70 36
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.5
Steals 39 16
Blocks 62 28
Points 540 273
Points per game 16.9 19.5
Points per 40 min 22.1 24.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 vs. Central Connecticut State W, 93-77 1 33 10-17 58.8 0-0 - 6-9 66.7 26
Nov 11 at Connecticut L, 80-62 1 32 5-13 38.5 0-1 0.0 7-13 53.8 17
Nov 14 at Rutgers L, 72-71 1 24 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Nov 19 Sacred Heart W, 80-65 1 31 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 5-11 45.5 13
Nov 23 at Mercer L, 81-54 1 32 9-18 50.0 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 23
Nov 26 at Lafayette W, 79-76 1 31 6-14 42.9 1-1 100.0 3-3 100.0 16
Nov 30 at Hartford W, 54-49 1 33 6-15 40.0 0-0 - 4-9 44.4 16
Dec 4 Bryant L, 72-64 1 26 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 10
Dec 7 New Hampshire W, 71-61 1 31 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 7-10 70.0 19
Dec 17 at Providence L, 76-74 1 34 13-16 81.2 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 31
Dec 20 at Albany L, 70-62 1 31 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 7
Jan 4 at Saint Louis L, 75-55 1 24 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 8 Vermont L, 67-59 1 32 1-9 11.1 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 11 Baruch W, 88-49 1 19 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 4
Jan 18 Brown W, 74-67 1 29 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 12-15 80.0 20
Jan 25 at Brown L, 73-56 1 29 5-10 50.0 0-1 0.0 7-10 70.0 17
Jan 31 Columbia W, 69-59 - 24 5-8 62.5 1-1 100.0 11-13 84.6 22
Feb 1 Cornell W, 61-57 - 28 3-12 25.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 11
Feb 7 at Dartmouth W, 67-54 1 27 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 8 at Harvard W, 74-67 1 35 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 9-10 90.0 21
Feb 14 Penn W, 69-54 1 34 7-15 46.7 0-0 - 11-15 73.3 25
Feb 15 Princeton W, 66-65 1 29 6-13 46.2 0-0 - 5-9 55.6 17
Feb 21 at Cornell W, 82-65 1 30 7-12 58.3 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 19
Feb 23 at Columbia L, 62-46 1 35 3-9 33.3 0-1 0.0 7-14 50.0 13
Feb 28 at Princeton L, 57-46 1 39 8-12 66.7 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 22
Mar 1 at Penn W, 70-63 1 33 8-15 53.3 0-0 - 8-10 80.0 24
Mar 7 Harvard L, 70-58 1 38 11-16 68.8 0-0 - 6-7 85.7 28
Mar 8 Dartmouth L, 69-61 1 31 7-10 70.0 1-1 100.0 11-14 78.6 26
Mar 19 Quinnipiac W, 69-68 1 34 4-10 40.0 1-1 100.0 2-4 50.0 11
Mar 22 at Holy Cross W, 71-66 1 34 7-13 53.8 0-1 0.0 4-6 66.7 18
Mar 26 at Columbia W, 72-69 1 31 8-12 66.7 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 17
Apr 1 at VMI W, 75-62 1 25 5-8 62.5 0-1 0.0 5-10 50.0 15
Apr 3 at Murray St. L, 65-57 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 vs. Central Connecticut State W, 93-77 1 33 7 6 13 1 1 1.0 1 4 3 0
Nov 11 at Connecticut L, 80-62 1 32 8 2 10 2 2 1.0 0 1 3 0
Nov 14 at Rutgers L, 72-71 1 24 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 2 2 5 1
Nov 19 Sacred Heart W, 80-65 1 31 1 8 9 2 2 1.0 2 1 3 0
Nov 23 at Mercer L, 81-54 1 32 4 4 8 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 26 at Lafayette W, 79-76 1 31 3 1 4 1 1 1.0 2 2 3 0
Nov 30 at Hartford W, 54-49 1 33 4 6 10 0 1 0.0 4 4 3 0
Dec 4 Bryant L, 72-64 1 26 1 3 4 1 2 0.5 1 1 3 0
Dec 7 New Hampshire W, 71-61 1 31 6 6 12 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 17 at Providence L, 76-74 1 34 2 0 2 3 2 1.5 2 0 3 0
Dec 20 at Albany L, 70-62 1 31 3 1 4 2 3 0.7 1 2 3 0
Jan 4 at Saint Louis L, 75-55 1 24 1 3 4 2 2 1.0 2 2 3 0
Jan 8 Vermont L, 67-59 1 32 3 2 5 0 2 0.0 0 4 2 0
Jan 11 Baruch W, 88-49 1 19 2 3 5 1 3 0.3 1 1 1 0
Jan 18 Brown W, 74-67 1 29 3 3 6 3 2 1.5 1 0 3 0
Jan 25 at Brown L, 73-56 1 29 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 3 2 2 0
Jan 31 Columbia W, 69-59 - 24 3 5 8 1 3 0.3 2 2 4 0
Feb 1 Cornell W, 61-57 - 28 6 5 11 0 2 0.0 0 1 1 0
Feb 7 at Dartmouth W, 67-54 1 27 1 9 10 3 2 1.5 1 4 2 -
Feb 8 at Harvard W, 74-67 1 35 3 8 11 1 5 0.2 1 2 4 0
Feb 14 Penn W, 69-54 1 34 5 2 7 1 3 0.3 3 4 2 0
Feb 15 Princeton W, 66-65 1 29 3 2 5 3 3 1.0 2 4 2 -
Feb 21 at Cornell W, 82-65 1 30 3 2 5 3 1 3.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 23 at Columbia L, 62-46 1 35 1 7 8 2 3 0.7 1 1 3 -
Feb 28 at Princeton L, 57-46 1 39 1 8 9 0 3 0.0 0 3 1 -
Mar 1 at Penn W, 70-63 1 33 1 3 4 0 3 0.0 1 2 1 -
Mar 7 Harvard L, 70-58 1 38 2 11 13 1 2 0.5 1 1 4 0
Mar 8 Dartmouth L, 69-61 1 31 4 6 10 0 3 0.0 0 2 4 0
Mar 19 Quinnipiac W, 69-68 1 34 6 2 8 5 1 5.0 2 3 3 0
Mar 22 at Holy Cross W, 71-66 1 34 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 0 5 3 0
Mar 26 at Columbia W, 72-69 1 31 1 2 3 1 6 0.2 2 1 1 -
Apr 1 at VMI W, 75-62 1 25 1 3 4 3 2 1.5 0 1 2 -
Apr 3 at Murray St. L, 65-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 32 30 30.6 5.7-11.1 51.7 0.1-0.4 33.3 5.3-7.6 69.7 16.9
Conference 14 12 31.5 5.9-11.4 51.9 0.1-0.4 40.0 7.5-9.9 75.5 19.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 13 11 29.7 4.9-10.2 48.1 0.2-0.4 60.0 6.1-8.6 70.5 16.2
Away 18 18 31.1 6.1-11.3 53.4 0.1-0.4 14.3 4.7-6.8 69.1 16.9
Neutral 1 1 33.0 10.0-17.0 58.8 0.0-0.0 - 6.0-9.0 66.7 26.0

Wins 19 17 30.1 5.6-11.3 50.0 0.2-0.3 50.0 5.5-7.9 69.5 16.9
Losses 13 13 31.3 5.8-10.8 54.3 0.1-0.5 16.7 5.0-7.2 69.9 16.8

November 7 7 30.9 6.4-13.4 47.9 0.1-0.3 50.0 4.6-7.9 58.2 17.6
December 4 4 30.5 6.2-9.5 65.8 0.0-0.0 - 4.2-5.8 73.9 16.8
January 6 5 26.2 3.3-8.0 41.7 0.2-0.7 25.0 5.7-7.3 77.3 12.5
February 8 7 32.1 5.4-11.2 47.8 0.0-0.2 0.0 6.2-8.8 71.4 17.0
March 6 6 33.5 7.5-12.7 59.2 0.3-0.5 66.7 5.3-7.0 76.2 20.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 32 30 978 183-354 51.7 4-12 33.3 170-244 69.7 540
Conference 14 12 441 83-160 51.9 2-5 40.0 105-139 75.5 273
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 13 11 386 64-133 48.1 3-5 60.0 79-112 70.5 210
Away 18 18 559 109-204 53.4 1-7 14.3 85-123 69.1 304
Neutral 1 1 33 10-17 58.8 0-0 - 6-9 66.7 26

Wins 19 17 571 107-214 50.0 3-6 50.0 105-151 69.5 322
Losses 13 13 407 76-140 54.3 1-6 16.7 65-93 69.9 218

November 7 7 216 45-94 47.9 1-2 50.0 32-55 58.2 123
December 4 4 122 25-38 65.8 0-0 - 17-23 73.9 67
January 6 5 157 20-48 41.7 1-4 25.0 34-44 77.3 75
February 8 7 257 43-90 47.8 0-2 0.0 50-70 71.4 136
March 6 6 201 45-76 59.2 2-3 66.7 32-42 76.2 124
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 32 30 30.6 2.8 4.0 6.9 2.6 0.0 1.4 2.2 0.7 1.2 1.9
Conference 14 12 31.5 2.6 5.3 7.9 2.5 0.0 1.4 2.6 0.5 1.1 2.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 11 29.7 3.5 4.5 7.9 2.6 0.0 1.5 2.2 0.7 1.2 1.8
Away 18 18 31.1 2.2 3.6 5.8 2.6 0.1 1.4 2.2 0.6 1.3 1.9
Neutral 1 1 33.0 7.0 6.0 13.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 4.0

Wins 19 17 30.1 3.2 4.1 7.3 2.4 0.0 1.6 2.3 0.7 1.3 2.2
Losses 13 13 31.3 2.4 3.9 6.3 2.9 0.1 1.2 2.1 0.6 1.1 1.6

November 7 7 30.9 3.9 4.0 7.9 3.1 0.1 1.0 1.3 0.8 1.7 2.0
December 4 4 30.5 3.0 2.5 5.5 2.8 0.0 1.8 2.0 0.9 1.0 0.8
January 6 5 26.2 2.2 3.2 5.3 2.5 0.0 1.3 2.2 0.6 1.5 1.8
February 8 7 32.1 2.9 5.4 8.2 2.1 0.0 1.6 2.8 0.6 1.0 2.4
March 6 6 33.5 2.5 4.3 6.8 2.7 0.0 1.3 2.7 0.5 1.0 2.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 32 30 978 91 129 220 83 1 46 70 0.7 39 62
Conference 14 12 441 37 74 111 35 0 19 36 0.5 16 28
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 11 386 45 58 103 34 0 19 29 0.7 15 24
Away 18 18 559 39 65 104 46 1 26 40 0.6 23 34
Neutral 1 1 33 7 6 13 3 0 1 1 1.0 1 4

Wins 19 17 571 60 78 138 45 0 31 43 0.7 25 41
Losses 13 13 407 31 51 82 38 1 15 27 0.6 14 21

November 7 7 216 27 28 55 22 1 7 9 0.8 12 14
December 4 4 122 12 10 22 11 0 7 8 0.9 4 3
January 6 5 157 13 19 32 15 0 8 13 0.6 9 11
February 8 7 257 23 43 66 17 0 13 22 0.6 8 19
March 6 6 201 15 26 41 16 0 8 16 0.5 6 14

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