Men's basketball vs. West Virginia, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
Aaron Ross will sit out the fall semester as he rehabilitates his knee after suffering a knee injury in offseason workouts. He is expected to join the team in January.
FRESHMAN (2013-14) Played in 29 of 32 games ... scored in 20 of 29 games ... recorded his first career double-digit effort at UTSA with a career-high 13 points ... finished the season with four double-digit efforts - UTSA (13), at Arizona (10), Mount St. Mary's (10) and at Baylor (10) ... had a season-high seven rebounds against Mount St. Mary's ... also had at least five rebounds against Central Arkansas (5), West Virginia (5) ... converted 80 percent from the charity stripe, connecting on 28 of 35 ... missed three games due to injury.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012-13) Redshirted after suffering a season-ending knee injury in August.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH Ross spent 2011-12 with St. John's (Minn.) Northwest Military Academy, where he averaged a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds per game ... prior to St. John's, was a three-time first team Arkansas All-State honoree ... led Little Rock (Ark.) Parkview High School to the Class 6A state title as a senior, earning Class 6A first team All-State honors ... averaged 23.7 points and 11.6 rebounds per games as a senior ... averaged 28.5 points and 11.1 rebounds for Parkview as a junior, earning Class 6A first team All-State honors ... averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds as a sophomore ... as a freshman, was teammates with Dusty Hannahs at Pulaski Academy ... led his AAU team Wings Elite to the 2010 AAU U17 National Championship ... ranked No. 69 in the MaxPreps.com Top 100 for the Class of 2011 ... rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com ... also recruited by Alabama, Arkansas and Dayton ... Played AAU for Wings Elite.
PERSONAL Aaron Ross ... born on June 27, 1992 in North Little Rock, Ark. ... parents are Lilliam Ross and Dale Ross ... has one sister, Keijuana Conley, and one brother, Carlos Conley ... majoring in General Studies with concentrations in ESS, SOC, and ADRS.