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Zach Clemence

Position Forward
Height 6'11"
Weight 230 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown San Antonio, Texas
High School Sunrise Christian Academy [Kan.]
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OVERVIEW
Entered the transfer portal following the 2022-23 season yet returned to Kansas and was a redshirt in 2023-24 … Has played in 44 games while at Kansas – 20 in 2022-23 and 24 in Kansas’ 2022 NCAA National Championship season … Wore jersey No. 21 his first two seasons and switched to No. 41 before the 2023-24 season … A solid shooter and being 6-foot-11, can play multiple positions and be a tough matchup … Played his prep career at national powers Sunrise Academy and Findley Prep.

CAREER HONORS
Academic All-Big 12 First Team [2023]
CSC Academic All-District [2023]

2023-24 (REDSHIRT)
Was a redshirt in 2023-24 and did not play in a game but did practice.

2022-23 (SOPHOMORE)
Played in 20 games this season averaging 5.6 minutes per contest … Finished the year with 28 points, 25 rebounds, and seven blocks … Had a career high 10 points with two threes against Oklahoma (1/10) … Recorded a career high three blocked shots against Kansas State (1/31) while also scoring five points and snagging three boards.

2021-22 (FRESHMAN)
Played in 24 games in Kansas’ 2022 NCAA National Championship season … Averaged 4.9 minutes per contest … Has a career-high three assists vs. Texas Southern (3/17) in the NCAA Tournament … Had two points and two assists vs. West Virginia (3/10) in the Big 12 Tournament … Tied career high with six rebounds with two blocks and two assists vs. Oklahoma State (2/14) … Played nine minutes with three points and three rebounds vs. Oklahoma (2/12) … Missed nine games prior to the OU contest due to injury … Made the most of his 12 minutes vs. Stony Brook (11/18) with 11 points and six rebounds … Had seven points in seven minutes in his career debut vs. Michigan State (11/9).

HIGH SCHOOL
Played his junior and senior seasons at Sunrise Academy in Bel Aire, Kansas, which is near Wichita … Averaged 10.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per game as a senior at Sunrise Academy … Also his senior year, shot 47 percent from the field, including 37 percent from 3-point range … Sunrise Academy, who is coached by Luke Barnwell, went 21-4 in 2020-21 and finished runner-up at the 2021 GEICO High School National Championship in Florida … His junior season, Clemence averaged 10.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and shot 49 percent from 3-point range … Sunrise posted a 22-3 record in 2019-20 … Prior to Sunrise, Clemence play at Findley Prep in Henderson, Nevada … Was ranked No. 34 by ESPN100, No. 35 by Rivals.com and No. 40 by 247Sports.com.

PERSONAL
Full name is Zachary Lee Clemence … Born in San Antonio, Texas … Mother is Dusti Clemence … Is the middle child of three boys with older brother Dillon and a younger brother Wyatt … Enjoys playing video games … Grew up on a ranch before moving away to play prep basketball … Communication studies major.

Men's Basketball 🏀 Kansas Duo Named College Sports Communicators Academic All-District

The Kansas men’s basketball duo of Dajuan Harris Jr. and Zach Clemence have been named Academic All-District by the College Sports Communicators (CSC) the organization announced Tuesday. Earning the accolade now makes Harris and Clemence eligible for CSC Academic All-America.