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Jamari McDowell - Men's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Jamari McDowell

Position Guard
Height 6'4"
Weight 180 lbs.
Hometown Houston, Texas
High School Manvel HS
Class Freshman

Can play all three perimeter positions … Is long and athletic … A solid shooter who plays with a high motor and above the rim … His length contributes to his defensive presence.

Played at Manvel High School in Manvel, Texas, a suburb of Houston, for head coach Chris Wilson … Was a 2023 UIL Boys 5A All-State and TABC All-Region selection … Averaged 22.4 points, 8.1 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 3.2 blocked shots per game his senior season as Manvel posted a 21-10 record and won the district title going 10-3 … As a junior, Manvel HS posted a 19-5 record and McDowell averaged 21.7 points, 7.2 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 4.5 steals per game … Played AAU basketball for the Houston Defenders.

Parents are Jason and Shamonique McDowell … Is the oldest of four with a sister, Layla, and two brothers, Braydon and Jalon … Father played basketball at Prairie View A&M … Undecided on a major.