Joe Harris scores 18 points, but Cavaliers fall 59-56 in schools' first meeting since 1998.
WORTH NOTING Named ACC Rookie of the Week after averaging 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals in wins over Clemson (2/7/13) and Maryland (2/10/13) Established career highs in points (24) and 3-pointers (5) and tied a career best with five blocked shots vs. Iowa (3/27/13) in NIT quarterfinals 2012 Gatorade Maryland Boys Basketball Player of the Year
2012-13 SEASON Played in 35 games and started 17 games Averaged 7.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.2 blocked shots per game Shot 42 percent from the field, 30.3 percent from 3-point range and 76.4 percent from the free-throw line Named ACC Rookie of the Week on Feb. 11 after averaging 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals in wins over Clemson (2/7/13) and Maryland (2/10/13) Led Virginia in scoring during the NIT, averaging 19 points per game in three contests Established career highs in points (24) and 3-pointers (5) and tied a career best with five blocked shots vs. Iowa (3/27/13) in NIT quarterfinals Led Virginia in scoring in five games and scored in double figures in 12 games Led UVa freshmen in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals and blocked shots Was part of the first Virginia freshman trio, along with Mike Tobey and Taylor Barnette, to start a game at UVa, starting the season opener at George Mason (11/9/12) Was Virginia's top scorer against North Texas (14), Boston College (16), Norfolk State (15), St. John's (18) and Iowa (24) Led Virginia with a career-high nine rebounds against Mississippi Valley State (12/8/12) and Maryland (2/10/13) Led Virginia with a career-best six assists at Virginia Tech (1/24/13) Tallied three steals against North Texas (11/20/12), Virginia Tech (1/24/13), Clemson (2/7/13) and Iowa (3/27/13) Lettered
HIGH SCHOOL Played four years at Montrose Christian School for head coach Stu Vetter Averaged 17.8 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.6 blocks per game as a senior Gatorade Maryland Boys Basketball Player of the Year as a senior Montrose Christian finished the 2010-11 season by winning the ESPN National High School Invitational and he averaged 14.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in the team's three victories in the tournament Earned first-team Washington Post All-Metropolitan honors for 2011-12 Named Gazette.Net's 2012 Player of the Year and to the All-Gazette.Net Boys Basketball Team Top 100 Recruit by ESPN and Rivals.com Scored 17 points for the Capital All-Stars in the Capital Classic Member of the United States Junior National Team that won a gold medal in Germany in the summer of 2010 Averaged 14 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 2.1 blocked shots and 2.0 steals per game as a junior Second-team ESPN High School Underclass All-American as a junior in 2010-11, Co-MVP of the 2011 Boost Mobile Elite 24 Game and a second-team Washington Post All-Metropolitan selection Most Outstanding Player of the Iolani Classic in Hawaii in December of 2011 Averaged 7.5 points per game as a sophomore and five points a game as a freshman Scored more than 1,000 career points at Montrose Christian Played junior varsity basketball at Courtland High School
PERSONAL Justin Lamar Anderson Son of Kim and Edward Anderson II Has an older sister, Resha, and an older brother, Edward III Brother played basketball at the University of Mary Washington Mentor/Trainer for Anderson Athletics Served as a guest speaker at local youth basketball camps Scholar-Athlete at Montrose Christian