MEMBER SIGN IN
Don't have an account? Click Here
Print
#40 Josh Scott
Position: Forward
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 245
Year: Junior
City/State: Monument, Colo.
High School: Lewis-Palmer HS
Experience: 2 Letters
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(211767909)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(211650949)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(211651447)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208166721)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208150835)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208119016)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208092140)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208092118)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208092116)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208092117)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208094516)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208065419)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208065421)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208029216)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(208029228)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207881090)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207879881)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207868733)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207868722)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207868723)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207868731)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207845749)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207557340)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207557334)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207557330)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207557328)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207557357)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207557352)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207557354)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207405027)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207405052)
0
javascript: goToReplayPhotos(207276077)
0
Scott Photos
3017650
3382276
2825786
3202190
2745113
3101089
Scott Videos

Career: Enters his junior year already ranked among a number of categories • Tied for No. 13 in double-doubles (15), No. 28 in starts (64), No. 29 in rebounding (473), No. 50 in scoring (810), and is three blocked shots from No. 20 overall (64) • Averaging 12.3 ppg., 7.2 rpg. and is shooting 50 percent (283-of-566) in 66 career games • Led CU in rebounding 28 times, blocks 23 times, scoring 20 times, steals 12 times, and in assists once • Has grabbed 10 or more rebounds in a game 18 times, CU is 13-5 (.722) • Netted eight games over 20 points where CU is 6-2 (.750) • The Buffs are 11-4 (.733) when Scott registers a double-double.

2013-14 (sophomore): Played in 35 games with 34 starts • Led the team in scoring (14.1 ppg.), rebounding (8.4 rpg.), field goal percentage (51.1), double-doubles (13); second in blocks (40) and steals (28) • Helped CU make the NCAA Tournament for the third straight season, a school-first • 13 double-doubles tied for No. 12 in a single-season at CU • Shot 50 percent or better from the field in 19 games, 13 games over 60 percent • Led team in rebounding 23 of 35 games (5 shared) • His 295 rebounds t-No. 14 among CU players, third among all sophomores • Made 175 free throws, fifth most in a season • Made 20-straight free throws spanning three games (Feb. 19-Mar. 1) • Led team in rebounding 23 times, blocks and scoring 15 times, and steals nine times • Had seven games with at least 3 blocked shots • In 18 conference games, led team with a 52.8 field goal percentage, 15.6 ppg., 8.4 rpg., 28 blocks; second on team with 12 steals • Tied a career-best 21 points in home win against Washington (Feb. 9) • Scored double figures in 31 of 35 games (CU won three of the four).

2013-14 Awards: 2014 All-Pac-12 Conference first team • 2014 All-District VIII first team selection (WY, UT, ID, NM, CO, NV, MT) • Co-recipient of the CUSPY Male Athlete of the Year Award.

2013-14 National: Ranked in a number of categories, including No. 27 in double-doubles (13), No. 33 in total rebounds (295), No. 47 in free throws made (175), No. 60 in rebounds per game (8.4), No. 71 in offensive rebounds per game (2.91), No. 74 in free throw attempts (216), No. 83 in defensive rebounds per game (5.51), No. 156 in free throw percentage (81.0), No. 198 in total blocks (40), No. 231 in blocks (1.4) • Helped CU rank No. 16 nationally as a team in rebounding margin (5.9), No. 36 overall in team total rebounds (1,305), No. 43 in defensive rebounds (25.82 a game).

Pac-12 (all games)
: Ranked No. 2 in offensive rebounds (2.9), No. 4 in rebounding (8.4 rpg.), No. 9 in free throw percentage (.810), blocked shots (1.1) and defensive rebounds (5.5), No. 13 in field goal percentage (.511) • Tied for second overall in double-doubles (13) • Helped CU finish the conference season (all games) second overall in the team standings in rebounding margin (5.9), rebounding defense (31.4), rebounding offense (37.3), offensive rebounds (11.5), offensive rebounding percentage (.340), and first in defensive rebounding percentage (.739).

Pac-12 (games only): Tied for No. 2 in offensive rebounds (2.9), No. 3 in doubles (7), No.  7 in rebounding (8.4), free throw percentage (.813), in blocked shots (1.6), No. 8 in defensive rebounds (5.6), and No. 11 in scoring (15.6) • Helped CU record a first place finish in defensive rebounding (32.5); second place finishes in team offense rebounding (36.4), rebounding margin (+3.9), defensive rebounding percentage (.718) and offensive rebounding percentage (.330).

2012-13 (freshman): Averaged 10.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, 28.2 minutes per game • Second in field goal percentage (48.6), free throw percentage (74.7) and rebounding (178, 5.7 rpg.) • Fourth in scoring (317, 10.2 ppg.) • Started 30 of 31 games • Netted 10+ points in 16 of 31 games • Five games 10+ rebounds with a season-best 14 vs. Illinois; also had season-high three blocks against the Illini • Led team in scoring five times and rebounding five times (one shared) • Two double-doubles: season-high 21 points with 10 rebounds in home win against Hartford (Dec. 29); 18 points, 12 rebounds in double-overtime home victory versus Texas Southern (Nov. 27) • Netted 10+ points 16 times • Led CU in scoring and rebounding five times each; block eight times, steals three times and once in assists • Tallied 17 games with five or more rebounds • CU freshman lists: No. 6 in rebounding (178); No. 7 in blocks (24); No. t-10 in points (317) • Became the eighth fastest CU player to reach 100 rebounds in the fewest games (18) • Key contributor in the  Buffaloes success in their second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, a school-first in back-to-back years since 1961-62 & 1962-63 (50 years) • Teamed with Xavier Johnson (295 pts.) to form the second most freshman points scored in school history (612 pts.).

Awards: 2012-2013 Pac-12 Conference All-Freshman team • One of three finalists for the Male Freshman Athlete of the Year Award at the 13th Annual CUSPY Awards (CU Sports Performers of the Year).

Pac-12 Conference (all games): One of two freshmen ranked in the top-13 in conference field goal percentage (No. 13, 48.6), other was teammate Xavier Johnson • Ranked the highest freshman (fifth overall) in offensive rebounds (2.8). 

Pac-12 Conference (conference-only): One of two freshmen ranked in the top-15 in conference field goal percentage (No. 15, 46.4), other was teammate Xavier Johnson • One of three freshmen ranked the top-15 in offensive rebounds (was the highest at seventh, 2.5).

Lewis-Palmer HS: Scored a state-leading 799 points as a senior during the 2011-12 season • Finished prep career scoring the third most points in the state • Averaged 28.5 points (a state best), 11 rebounds, 2.5 blocks, 1.2 steals, 1.2 assists per game • Led Lewis-Palmer to a 27-1 record and the 4A state championship (at the Coors Events Center), a school-first since 1994 • Won 27-straight games after losing season opener • The Rangers enjoyed a perfect 15-0 league record, capturing Colorado Springs Metro League conference title • Colorado’s Gatorade Player of the Year • Mr. Colorado basketball (all classifications) • All-Colorado 2011-12 • ESPN High School All-American honorable mention (April 2012) • 2011-12 Parade All-American • 4A Player of the Year • 4A first-team all-state • Colorado Springs Metro League Player of the Year • First-team all-Colorado Springs Metro League and named to the CSML all-tournament team • Participated in “The Show” an all-star game that featured 20 of the best boys basketball players in the state (all classifications), at the Pepsi Center on April 2012 and scored a game-high 27 points (10 more points than any other player in the all-star game) while leading the Blue squad to a 96-85 victory over the White squad. Junior (2010-11): 4A first-team all-state and all-CSML selection • Averaged 24.1 points, 11 rebounds, 3.0 blocks helping Lewis-Palmer to a 23-4 record • Helped the Rangers to the Colorado Springs Metro League with a 13-1 conference record • Verbally committed to CU in March 2010 • Named to the all-tournament team after averaging 20.8 points in five games at the Bob Gibbons Tournament of Championship in North Carolina (May 30) • Ranked by Rivals.com as the nation’s 65th best overall prospect (regardless of position) and the 20th best power forward recruit from the Class of 2012 prior to his junior year • Sophomore (2009-10): averaged 23.6 points, 11 rebounds, 3.5 blocks per game and a 22-5 record • Named second team all-CSML, in addition being named to the all-tournament team • Freshman (2008-09): Averaged 23.4 points, 12 rebounds, 4.5 blocks • 3A third team all-state; first team all-conference; and co-MVP of the league.

Academics: College major is psychology (an education major).

Personal: Born July 13, 1993 • Son of Alton and Theresa Scott • Father played football at the Air Force Academy, and mother, played basketball at Air Force • One of five boys • All five names start with the letters Jo • Scott is also ambidextrous • Says winning a state championship was his biggest moment of prep career • Selected CU because of the coaching staff and the uprising of the basketball program • Wears jersey number 40 at CU, the same number he wore in high school • School record holder in scoring at Lewis-Palmer, in addition to finishing among the top three in scoring in the state of Colorado.

advertisement
BUFFSTV
MBB
09/03/2014
MBB Photo Shoot
MBB
06/27/2014
Dinwiddie NBA Draft
MBB
06/26/2014
Dinwiddie NBA Profile
MBB
05/27/2014
XJ To Play In China
CONNECT WITH THE BUFFS
CONNECT WITH THE BUFFS
BUFFS SPOTLIGHT
Folsom Field Construction Cam: Live views from the construction site.
Plati-'Tudes: Associate AD David Plati returns with his unique look at all things CU.
CUís 2014 Athletic Hall Of Fame Class Welcomes Nine
CU Video's "Seasons" winner of a 2014 Heartland Emmy Award.
The 2013-14 CUSPY Award Winners.
Colorado introduces its strategic plan for Athletics.
Buffs unveil more information on new facilities at the spring game.
Denver-based Mortensen Construction & Populous are the design/build team for CU's Athletic Complex...
Learn more about CU's Sustainable Excellence Initiative
Classic CU