Played in all 34 games (started three contests) while primarily backing up Lazeric Jones at the point guard slot ... he scored a career-high 16 points on a career-best 4-of-6 from three-point range in a loss at Washington (Mar. 3) ... he got his first start of the year in an overtime win at Arizona State (Jan. 29) and had five points, three rebounds, three assists and one block ... made his second start in a win over St. John's (Feb. 5) and had three points, two rebounds and five assists ... his third start came in the home win over ASU (Feb. 24) and he had four points, three assists, two steals and one block ... had 10 points, three assists, two rebounds and a block in a home win over Oregon (Feb. 10) ... had three points, four assists, two steals and a season- and career-high tying six rebounds in a home win over Oregon State (Feb. 12) ... scored 15 points and had three rebounds, three assists and one steal in a win at Oregon (Jan. 15) in 32 minutes ... scored 11 points (only played 18 minutes) on 4-of-5 shooting and 2-of-2 from three-point range in a loss at USC (Jan. 9) ... tallied six points on a career-high six made free throws with three assists in a home loss to Washington (Dec. 31) ... had eight points and a season-best six assists with zero turnovers in a win over Cal Poly (Dec. 11) ... had four points, four assists, three steals and one rebound in a heartbreaking loss at No. 4 Kansas (Dec. 2) ... tallied a season-best four steals in a season-opening win over Cal State Northridge (Nov. 12) ... has played in more games as a Bruin (98) than anyone on the current roster ... has had a positive assist to turnover ratio every season ... his 1.8 assist to turnover ratio would have ranked eighth in the Pac-10 (but he didn't average 3.0 apg to qualify) ... registered at least one assist in every game except in the win over No. 16 BYU in the John R. Wooden Classic (Dec. 18) ... came off the bench to rank tied for second on the team in steals (29, 0.9 spg) ... was the leading scorer off the bench at 5.1 points per game ... tallied 145 points (5.6 ppg), 69 assists (2.7 apg) compared to 37 turnovers combined over the last 26 games ... averaged 2.6 assists per game (89 in 34 games), which was third on the team ... had surgery on July 1, 2010 to repair a nasal fracture that he sustained in a pick-up game during the summer ... POSTSEASON HONORS: Earned the Elvin C. "Ducky" Drake Memorial Award/Competitive Spirit, Inspiration and Unselfish Contributions and Bruin Bench Basketball Award/Most Improvement in All-Around Play and Mental Attitude at the team's annual post-season banquet.
Anderson played in 29 games in 2009-10, averaging 24.4 minutes per contest while making 14 starts at the point ... he scored in all but three of the 29 games he played in, reaching double figures seven times, including a career-high 15 points in 26 minutes in a loss to California (Mar. 12) in the semifinals of the Pac-10 Tournament ... recorded an assist in 27 of the games he played, including a career-high seven assists to go with 12 points, four rebounds, one block and one steal in a win over Colorado State (Dec. 22) ... averaged 5.8 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game ... finished second on the team in assists (100, 3.5 apg), which ranked seventh in the Pac-10 ... was also second on the team in assist to turnover ratio at 1.56 (100 AST, 64 TO), which ranked fourth in the Pac-10 ... scored 13 points and added a career-high-tying seven assists and one steal in a win over New Mexico State (Dec. 15) ... tallied 11 points, four rebounds and two assists in the overtime win at California (Jan. 6) ... registered four points, three rebounds, six assists and a career-high six steals in the win over Delaware State (Dec. 27) ... missed three Pac-10 games in a row due to injury with a strained left groin (vs. Washington, Jan. 21; vs. Washington State, Jan. 23 and at Oregon, Jan. 28).
Jerime Anderson played in all 35 games, backing up All-American point guard Darren Collison at the point while averaging 8.6 minutes per contest without making any starts ... he scored in 19 of 35 games, reaching double figures twice on the year ... had at least one assist in 23 of 35 games on the year ... was sixth on the team in assists (42), seventh in three-point field goals made (nine) and sixth in three-point field goal percentage (.310, 9-for-29) ... scored a season-high 11 points in 15 minutes of action in the home win over Louisiana Tech (Dec. 28) ... also scored in double figures in the home win over Notre Dame (Feb. 7) with 10 points in 12 minutes, shooting 3-for-4 from the field, 2-for-2 from three-point range and 2-for-2 from the free-throw line ... his Pac-10 high of four points came in the home win over Stanford (Jan. 31) and again in the home win over Oregon (Mar. 7) ... also had a season-high five assists against the Ducks in a Pac-10 high 14 minutes of action ... had eight points and four assists in a season-best 18 minutes of action in the home win over FIU (Nov. 29) ... had a positive assist/turnover ratio at 1.2 (42 assists, 36 turnovers) on the year with 12 assists and seven turnovers in his last eight games in 58 minutes of action.
Anderson was a four-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Canyon High School ... earned first-team All-CIF honors as a junior and senior ... listed as the No. 3 point guard and No. 31 overall prospect in the Class of 2008 by Scout.com ... also rated the No. 7 point guard and No. 37 overall prospect in the Class of 2008 by Rivals.com ... earned All-Los Angeles County and All-Orange County honors his senior season ... named the Century League most valuable player as a junior and senior ... gained Orange County Register Player of the Year honors and Canyon High School's "Athlete of the Year" award as a senior ... was a finalist for the 2008 Gatorade State Player of the Year award and for the McDonald's All-American Game ... named to the Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best in the West first team ... as a senior, averaged 22.7 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 6.0 apg, 5.0 spg and 1.5 spg; scored in double figures in all 29 games and registered eight games with 10 or more rebounds ... helped lead Canyon HS to a 24-5 record and an appearance in the CIF Southern Section Division I-A quarterfinals in 2007-08 ... registered game highs of 32 points, 14 rebounds, 11 assists, six steals and three blocks ... as a junior, averaged 17.8 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 5.4 apg, 4.6 spg and 1.6 bpg ... helped Canyon High to a 20-8 record in 2006-07 ... registered averages of 13.5 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 5.3 apg, 3.2 spg and 1.2 bpg his sophomore season ... earned All-CIF and All-Century League honors as a sophomore ... averaged 9.0 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 5.6 apg and 3.3 spg as a freshman, leading Canyon to an 18-9 record in 2004-05 ... played AAU basketball for Pump N' Run ... attended the Adidas Super Star Camp and the Steve Nash Skills Academy.
Was a member of the 2007 USA Basketball Men's Youth Development Festival USA Blue Team, which had a 2-3 record and captured a silver medal ... started in four of five games played, averaging 12.2 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 7.0 apg and 2.0 spg ... among 2007 Festival participants, ranked third in assists average, fourth in assists-to-turnover ratio (2.1), tied for sixth in steals average, 10th in 3-point percentage (.333) and 18th in scoring average.
Full name: Jerime Anthony Anderson ... he is right-handed ... born in Orange, Calif., on October 5, 1989 ... his parents are Mark and Delana Anderson ... has two younger brothers, Christopher (17) and Nicholas (14) ... lists playing in the Nike Hoop Summit on the USA squad against the World Select Team in Portland's Rose Garden as his biggest athletic thrill ... lists playing video games and golf as things he likes to do in his spare time ... is majoring in sociology.