Tyler Lamb
Tyler Lamb

Player Profile

Ontario, Calif.

High School:
Mater Dei

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200



UCLA Basketball's Tyler Lamb to Transfer From Program

Junior guard from Covina, Calif., has chosen to leave UCLA's program


No. 11 UCLA Basketball Hosts Cal Poly on Sunday Night

Bruins (4-1) return home to face Cal Poly on Sunday in New Pauley Pavilion


No. 13 UCLA to Face Georgetown on Monday Night

Bruins set to take on Hoyas in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)


No. 13 UCLA Basketball Set to Face James Madison on Thursday

Bruins (2-0) to host James Madison on Thursday at 8 p.m. (PT)


No. 13 UCLA Basketball Edges UC Irvine in Overtime, 80-79

Jordan Adams scored 26 points for the Bruins.


UCLA Basketball in China


The Bruin Report for 8-25-12

The Bruin Report with guests Ben Howland, Tyler Lamb and Jim Mora


Bruins Eliminate Trojans, 55-40


Bruins Drop the Huskies, 75-69


Bruins Crush Cougars, 78-46


Indiana State at UCLA

Photos from UCLA's win over Indiana State on Nov. 9, 2012


UCLA at Arizona - Feb. 25, 2012

UCLA at Arizona - Feb. 25, 2012


UCLA vs. Stanford - AP Photo Gallery

UCLA vs. Stanford - AP Photo Gallery


UCLA vs. Washington - AP Photo Gallery

UCLA vs. Washington - AP Photo Gallery


UCLA vs. Utah - AP Photo Gallery

UCLA vs. Utah - AP Photo Gallery

Played in one game, the season opener versus Indiana State (Nov. 9) ... scored four points and grabbed three rebounds in 14 minutes ... underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Oct. 9 ... was unavailable to play against UC Irvine (Nov. 13) and James Madison (Nov. 15) ... chose to transfer from the program on Nov. 25.

Played in all 33 games, making 32 starts ... averaged 9.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game ... also registered 31.4 minutes per game ... one of three Bruins, along with Lazeric Jones and Norman Powell, to have played in all 33 games ... scored in double figures 12 times ... registered a career-high 26 points in a loss at California (Dec. 31) on 10-of-15 shooting from the field, making 5-of-6 three-point shots (all four shooting totals were career-highs) ... had 16 points and five assists in the win over Washington State (March 1) ... led UCLA in scoring with 18 points at St. John's (Feb. 18) ... strained his hamstring and played 34 minutes in the win over USC (Feb. 15), logging four points, five rebounds, two steals, one block and one assist in a victory ... recorded a career-high nine rebounds, along with nine points, a career-high seven assists, one steal and one block in a win against UC Davis (Dec. 17) ... netted 13 points, seven rebounds, six assists, three steals and one block in the win over Colorado (Jan. 28) ... ranked third on the team in steals (57, 1.72 spg) and sixth in the Pac-12 ... led the team and ranked third in league games in steals (38, 2.1 spg) ... ranked 11th in league games in three-point field goal percentage (.400, 26-for-65) and tied for 13th in assists (53, 2.9 apg) ... recorded at least one steal in 26 of 33 games (including in 14 of final 15 games) ... recorded multiple steals in the same game 16 times ... registered a career-high four steals in wins against UC Irvine (Dec. 20), Arizona (Jan. 5), Stanford (Feb. 9) and Washington (March 3) and in losses at Washington (Feb. 2) and Arizona (Feb. 25) ... recorded a career-best three blocks in the win over Chaminade (Nov. 21).

Played in all 34 games, making two starts as a true freshman ... averaged 2.6 points, 1.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.4 steals per game while shooting 32.7 percent from the field (32-for-98) and 20.5 percent from three-point range (8-for-39) ... averaged 12.2 minutes per game ... scored seven points (season-high three free throws) and had two rebounds in 20 minutes in a Pac-10 Tournament loss to Oregon (March 10) ... started his first collegiate game in the win over Pacific (Nov. 16) when Malcolm Lee was sidelined (sprained left ankle) ... made his second start of the season when Tyler Honeycutt was sidelined with an injury for the UC Irvine contest (Dec. 23) ... scored six points and added season-highs of five assists, four rebounds and two blocks against the Anteaters ... led the team in assists four times on the season ... scored six points in eight minutes (2-for-2 from three-point range) in the home win over St. John's (Feb. 5) ... scored a season-high eight points while shooting 3-for-3 from the field (and 2-for-2 on free throws), with three assists and two steals in the win over Montana State (Dec. 21) ... scored seven points and registered three assists and two rebounds against Montana (Dec. 5) ... had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to remove a loose body prior to the season (July 2, 2010) and was out for one month.

High School
Two-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana, Calif.) under head coach Gary McKnight during his junior and senior seasons (2008-09 and 2009-10) ... also was a two-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Colony High School (Ontario, Calif.) under head coach Jerry DeFabiis as a sophomore (2007-08) and freshman (2006-07) ... helped lead Mater Dei to a 32-2 overall record and a Trinity League title at 10-0 his senior year ... averaged 18.9 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.7 steals per game as a senior ... Mater Dei lost in the state semifinals 71-63 to eventual champion Westchester ... Mater Dei finished the 2009-10 season ranked No. 8 nationally and No. 2 in the state ... named to a first-team All-CIF Southern Section selection and CIF Division I-AA Player of the Year in 2010 ... named the MVP of the Trinity League and Orange County Player of the Year, in addition to securing first-team All-Inland Empire honors ... guided Mater Dei to a 31-2 overall record as a junior and the Trinity League championship with a 10-0 mark as Mater Dei finished the year ranked No. 3 in the state and No. 12 in the nation ... averaged 14.0 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 3.3 steals (led the team) and 1.1 blocks per game (led the team) in 2008-09 ... averaged 27.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.3 steals and 4.8 assists per game as a sophomore at Colony HS ... the Titans were 22-11 overall and won the Mt. Baldy League with a 10-0 mark ... his freshman year, Colony went 21-7 and won another league championship with a 10-0 record ... was rated the No. 10 shooting guard and the No. 38 overall recruit in the country by ESPN ... rated the No. 1 shooting guard in the state, the No. 8 shooting guard in the country and the No. 41 overall recruit by Rivals.com ... rated the No. 14 shooting guard and No. 60 overall recruit by Scout.com and finished third in the voting for the Press-Telegram's 31st Best in the West.

Full name: Tyler Randal Lamb ... born in West Covina, Calif., on May 16, 1991 ... parents are Terry and Cherry Lamb ... has one younger sister, Taylor (19) ... lists playing in the state championship game his senior year as his biggest athletic thrill to date ... played AAU basketball for California Supreme ... history major.