UCLA defeated No. 11 Arizona, 74-69, on March 2, 2013.
Played in 33 games, making 27 starts ... ranked second on the team and tied for eighth in the Pac-12 with 15.3 points per game ... averaged 3.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and a team-leading 2.2 steals in 30.3 minutes per game ... was an honorable mention All-Pac-12 Team selection ... one of five players named to the 2013 All-Pac-12 Tournament Team ... ranks fifth on UCLA's all-time freshman scoring list (15.3 ppg) ... led the Pac-12 in steals (73) and steals per game (2.2) ... his total of 73 steals ranks fifth on UCLA's single-season list ... broke the fifth metatarsal on his right foot on the final play of UCLA's 66-64 win against Arizona (March 15), forcing him to miss the team's final two games ... scored in double figures in 25 of 33 games ... eclipsed the 20-point plateau in 11 contests (including his first four) ... did not start until UCLA's seventh game of the season ... shot a team-leading 84.3 percent at the free throw line (129-153) ... ranked third in the Pac-12 in free throw percentage (84.3 pct) ... finished with the highest free throw percentage (84.3) at UCLA since Darren Collison made 89.7 percent of his free throws in 2008-09 ... scored in double figures in nine of his final 10 games ... scored in double figures in all nine Pac-12 road games ... scored in double figures in 14 of 15 road/neutral site contests ... scored a game-high 24 points in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinal win over Arizona (March 15), totaling 16 points in the second half to help UCLA overcome an 11-point deficit in the final 11 minutes ... scored a team-best 22 points in UCLA's 79-74 win over Arizona State (Feb. 27) ... led UCLA's five double-digit scorers with 20 points in a 75-59 win at USC (Feb. 24) ... scored 20 points in UCLA's 88-80 win at Stanford (Feb. 16) ... finished with 18 points in UCLA's 78-75 win at Colorado, converting a "four-point" play with 9:49 to play in the second half that gave UCLA a 58-45 cushion ... Adams (24 pts) and classmate Shabazz Muhammad (21 pts) became the first duo of UCLA freshmen to score at least 20 points in one game in school history (Dec. 18 against Long Beach State) ... in the next game, a win over Fresno State (Dec. 22), Adams, Muhammad and Kyle Anderson became the first trio of UCLA freshmen to score at least 20 points in one game in school history ... against Fresno State, had 25 points, seven rebounds, five assists and five steals (no turnovers) ... became the first freshman in UCLA history to have scored at least 20 points in each of his first four games ... scored a game-high 18 points in a comeback victory against Texas in Houston (Dec. 8) ... scored seven of UCLA's final 10 points in the game's last 1:59 to help UCLA overcome a 61-53 deficit in the final four minutes ... with his streak of four consecutive games of 20-plus points, became the first UCLA player to accomplish that feat at any point in the season since Jan.-Feb. 2005 (Dijon Thompson) ... made 16-of-16 free throws against UC Irvine, one shy of UCLA's "perfect" free throw record (Reggie Miller, 17-17, Jan. 16, 1986) ... his 21 points against Indiana State were the most points scored by any UCLA player in the team's season opener and most points by a UCLA freshman in his collegiate debut since Nov. 9, 2007 (Kevin Love, 22 points versus Portland State) ... Adams and Shabazz Muhammad became the first UCLA freshmen since Kevin Love (2007-08) to score in double figures in each of their first three collegiate games.
Two-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) under head coach Steve Smith after transferring from Central Gwinnett High School ... helped lead Oak Hill Academy to a school-record 44-0 mark as a senior (2011-12), guiding the program to its seventh FAB 50 national title ... served as team captain during his senior season and captured co-MVP honors at the end of the season ... as a senior, averaged 19.8 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 6.0 rpg and 3.5 spg ... finished his career as the school's fourth all-time leading scorer and one of nine players in program history to have eclipsed the 1,000 point plateau ... scored over 2,300 points during his four-year high school career ... in each of his final three seasons, he led the team in steals per game ... in the first half of his senior season, established Oak Hill's consecutive free throw record by making 34 straight free throws in the team's first 12 games ... as a senior, helped guide Oak Hill to the Chick-Fil-A Classic Championship and the Les Schwab Invitational Championship (Beaverton, Ore.), where he secured All-Tournament Team accolades after Oak Hill downed Jesuit (Ore.), 57-50 ... as a senior, was named "Mr. Oak Hill" by the school's principal and faculty, an award bestowed to the top male and female student-athlete based upon the student's character, personality, grades and ability to uphold Oak Hill's values ... as a junior at Oak Hill Academy (2010-11), averaged 15.3 ppg and 6.8 rpg, shooting 46.0 percent from the floor, 38.0 percent from 3-point range and 89.5 percent from the free throw line ... in the summer of 2011, competed for the Atlanta Celtics AAU team and had a breakout performance against the Dream Vision, which featured UCLA teammate Shabazz Muhammad ... at the Adidas Super 64, scored 39 points against Dream Vision, knocking down 8-of-10 three-point shots and going 5-for-5 from the free throw line ... was a two-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Central Gwinnett High School (Lawrenceville, Ga.) under head coach David Allen ... recorded 18.8 ppg, 7.7 rpg and 2.5 apg as a sophomore (2009-10), leading Central Gwinnett's team that year in scoring, rebounds and steals ... led Central Gwinnett to the 5A state semifinals as a sophomore, earning all-state honors (team went 29-3) ... selected as the only sophomore to the 30-player Naismith Player of the Year Award list (as announced by the Atlanta Tip-Off Club) ... was rated the No. 41 player in the nation by ESPN.com, No. 62 by Rivals.com and No. 75 by Scout.com ... listed as the No. 9 small forward in the country by ESPN.com, No. 14 by Rivals.com and No. 16 by Scout.com ... also was a two-year varsity football letterwinner at Central Gwinnett, serving as the team's starting quarterback during his freshman and sophomore years ... best game as a freshman came in his second start, completing 32-of-36 passes for 225 yards and two touchdowns.
Full name: Jordan LaVell Adams ... born in Atlanta, Ga., on July 8, 1994 ... parents are Sabrina Johnson and John Adams ... step-mother is Heidi Adams ... has two sisters, Journey Johnson and Jayla Black ... has one step-sister, Lauren Crenshaw, and one step-brother, Jordan Oglesby ... undeclared major.