Eric Cooper, Jr. (USA)
6’4/190 Pepperdine Univ./Univ. Nevada (NCAA Div.1)
A high-level IQ player on the court; Great Shooter!! Has a quick release; excellent 3point & midrange shooter; Can get shot off from catch, pick & roll or by putting ball on the floor; Well coached defender when it comes to team D; Handles the ball well enough to bring up as the PG; Made 84 three-pointers, Ranking 3rd in Pepperdine single-season history; Led the West Coast Conference in 3FG% (41.8%) & was 4th in 3FG made/game (2.5). Scored in double-figures 19 times; Had season-high 23 points vs. Idaho St. (11/26) Made multiple three-pointers in a game 24 times; Made at least four three-pointers 10 times, with 6 against Cal St Dominguez Hills (11/7) & five at USF (2/14); Had streak of 16 gms w/ a 3FG, tying the 10th-longest in program history; Highs of 6 rebs (2x), 2 steals (4x) & 39 min vs. USF (3/9); Avg 10.3 points in the 4 games at the WCC Tourny; Led Nevada in 3FG made both seasons, with 56 in ‘15-16 & 38 in ‘14-15; Helped UN win the ‘16 CBI Tournament.
• Game Video (#21 in Dark Blue jersey; vs Gonzaga in WCC Tourny; 16pts in 2nd half): https://youtu.be/At_sghfJ58Q
• Game Video (#21 in Dark Blue jersey; @ Univ. Pacific; 25 points): https://youtu.be/8a28z23bS3I