White III

AndrewWhite IIIZoom


Height: 6'7"
Weight: 216
Year: Junior
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Miller School
Other College: Kansas
Experience: Redshirt


 Honors & Awards

  • Honorable-Mention All-Big Ten (2016, Coaches and Media)
  • Nebraska Male Newcomer of the Year (2016)
  • 2014-15 Husker Power Lifter of the Year
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2016)
  • Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2016)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016)
2015-16 (Junior)
• Andrew White III was an All-Big Ten performer who was among the conference leaders in scoring (16.6, sixth), rebounding (5.9, 15th) & 3-pointers per game (2.6, fourth)
• Reached double figures in a team-high 28 games, including a pair of 30-point performances
• Averaged 17.0 ppg and 3.7 rebounds per game during the Big Ten Tournament while shooting 46 percent from 3-point range
• Closed the season with 25 points, including five 3-pointers, in the Big Ten quarterfinal loss to No. 18 Maryland
• Had 16 points vs. Rutgers in the Big Ten Tournament opener, including a pair of 3-pointers in a 17-2 second-half run
• Carried NU to a win over Penn State with a career-high 35 points, including 10 in a 12-2 run to open the second half. His 35 points, which included six 3-pointers, tied the Pinnacle Bank Arena record
• Totaled 21 points and eight rebounds for his seventh 20-point game of the year in the win over Rutgers
• Nearly collected his fourth double-double vs. No. 4 Maryland with 19 points and nine rebounds in 37 minutes
• Had 18 points and six rebounds in the loss at No. 21 Purdue
• Collected his third double-double of the year at Illinois, finishing with 21 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, as he scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half
• Put together a solid all-around game vs. Minnesota with 15 points, seven rebounds two assists and two steals
• Shined in NU's win at Rutgers, scoring 19 of his 28 points in the first half, as he went 11-of-14 from the floor, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range while adding nine rebounds • Reached the 20-point plateau with 22 points, including a season-high five 3-pointers, five boards and two assists against Northwestern
• Tied for team high honors vs. Prairie View A&M with 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting and five rebounds
• Picked up his second double-double of the season in the loss against Samford, finishing with 17 points and 11 rebounds
• Recorded his first career double-double at Creighton, finishing with a game-high 28 points along with 10 rebounds and added three steals
• Posted 30 points, including 14-of-16 from the foul line, along with personal bests in rebounds (seven) and steals (four) against Abilene Christian
• Scored all 15 of his points in the second half, hitting all six of his shots from the field after halftime in NU's 82-71 win over Tennessee
• Collected his first career 20-point game against Delaware State with 20 points, including four 3-pointers
• Led NU with 18 points and added six rebounds in a loss at No. 11 Villanova
• Made his Husker debut with 18 points - the most by a Husker newcomer since 2010 - two blocks and two steals against Mississippi Valley State

2015 (Spain Trip)
Seeing his first competitive action since March of 2014, White started three games and ranked second on the team in scoring (12.0 ppg) while pacing the squad with 7.2 caroms per outing. He reached double figures in all four games, including a game-high 17 points in a two-point win over Albacete Basket.

2014-15 (Redshirt)
White sat out the 2014-15 season after transferring from Kansas. He earned Husker Power Lifter-of-the-Year honors by his teammates.

Before Nebraska
White spent two seasons at Kansas, playing in 44 contests. He helped the Jayhawks to a pair of Big 12 titles in his time at the school. In 2013-14, he appeared in 19 games off the bench for the Jayhawks, averaging 2.3 points per game on 44 percent shooting and added 1.2 rebounds per game. He posted a pair of double-figure efforts off the bench, highlighted by 13 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, in 14 minutes against Towson. He also had 12 points, including 3-of-5 from long range, in a season-high 19 minutes against Louisiana Monroe.

White played in 25 games as a freshman, averaging 5.0 minutes and 2.2 points per game in 2012-13. A three-point sharpshooter, White scored a career-high 15 points against Belmont and grabbed a personal-best six rebounds against Oregon State during his freshman year. As a freshman at Kansas, he also led the team in scoring and steals during the Jayhawks’ European Exhibition Tour. He averaged 11.0 ppg during the trip, including 16 points against the Swiss National Team.
White was a strong performer in the classroom during his KU tenure, as he was a two-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll at Kansas. He was also a member of the National Society of College Scholars.

White attended the Miller School in Charlottesville, Va., where he averaged 22.9 points and 10 rebounds per game for Coach Scott Willard as he was named the Virginia State Player of the Year in 2012. White’s senior season featured a game with 46 points, 19 rebounds and seven assists. He was ranked No. 48 by ESPNU100 and No. 51 by in the class of 2012 and ESPN’s No. 11 small forward in the country that season. He originally selected Kansas over North Carolina State, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Richmond, Texas and Georgetown among others.

Andrew White III is the son of Andrew, Jr. and Sheryl White and was born on June 16, 1993, in Richmond, Va. His full name is Andrew Jackson White III. His grandfather is a retired Baptist pastor and his father played his college basketball at Morehouse College. Andrew has an older sister (Andrias) and a younger brother (Andrien), who plays at UNC Charlotte. Andrew was a sociology major at Nebraska and earned his bachelor's degree in May of 2016. He was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2016.

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2012-13*  25-0  125  5.0  18  54  .333  10  36  .278  10  16  .625  22  29  1.2  20  11  56  2.2 
2013-14*  19-0  113  5.9  15  34  .441  25  .320  12  .500  18  22  1.2  10  44  2.3 
2015-16   34-34  1010  29.7  195  405  .481  87  211  .412  86  111  .775  40  159  199  5.9  89  20  54  11  39  563  16.6 
at Neb 34-34  1010  29.7  195  405  .481  87  211  .412  86  111  .775  40  159  199  5.9  89  20  54  11  39  563  16.6 
TOTAL  78-34  1248  16.0  228  493  .462  105  272  .386  102  139  .734  51  199  250  3.2  119  25  72  18  42  663  8.5 

* Statistics from prior team/school


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