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Yosef Yacob

Yosef Yacob
Class: Sophomore
Number: 10
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Hometown: Chester, Pa.
High School: Archbishop John Carroll

Freshman Season (2013-14)

  • Appeared in 27 games with 22 starts
  • America East All-Rookie selection
  • Averaged 11.5 points - No. 2 on team and third-highest among America East rookies
  • Two-time America East Rookie of Week
  • Scored in double figures in 12 of last 15 games, including season-high 22 points vs. Vermont on March 2
  • Ranked fourth in America East in conference minutes played (33.8 mpg.)
  • Tied school’s freshman record for made three-pointers (46)
  • His 12-assist showing vs. New Hampshire on Jan. 9 was league’s season-high in AE play
  • Hit dramatic three-pointer at regulation buzzer to force overtime at Hartford on Feb. 27
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  • Scored career high 18 points, including 9-9 from the line vs. Mt. St. Mary’s on Dec. 4
  • Member of the Fall AD Honor Roll (3.3 GPA or above)

In High School

  • Philadelphia-area point guard who lettered four years at Archbishop John Carroll
  • Two-time all-state selection for Class AAA
  • Twice named first team All-Delaware County and Philadelphia All-Catholic League
  • As senior led team to 23-7 record and state runnerup showing
  • Tallied 10 points with four assists in championship game
  • Scored 1,139 career points
  • As junior averaged 12.8 points, 4.2 assists and 3.2 rebounds
  • Led team to 20-8 record and state quarterfinal appearance as junior
  • Averaged 20.1 points over final month of junior season

Personal

  • Born November 6, 1993
  • Parents are Michael and Dehab Yacob
  • Enrolled in Harpur College

CAREER HIGHS

  • Points: 22, vs. UMass Lowell (1-11-14)
  • Field Goals: 9, vs. UMass Lowell (1-11-14)
  • Free Throws: 9, vs. Mt. St. Mary’s (12-4-13)
  • Three-Pointers: 3, 4x, last vs. Stony Brook (1-15-14)
  • Rebounds: 4, vs. New Hampshire (1-9-14)
  • Assists: 12, vs. New Hampshire (1-9-14)
  • Steals: 3, vs. St. Peter’s (11-26-13)
  • Minutes: 38, vs. Brown (11-10-13)

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