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Isaiah Wong

position

Guard

Height

6-3

Weight

180 lbs.

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Piscataway, N.J.

High School

Monsignor Bonner (Pa.)

As a Freshman (2019-20): Two-time ACC Freshman of the Week (2/17, 2/24) … College Sports Madness ACC Player of the Week (2/17)
One of three Hurricanes to appear in all 31 games, earning starts in the final 13 … Averaged 7.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 21.2 minutes per contest … Shot 82.9 percent from the free-throw line and 37.3 percent from 3-point range, both second-best on the team … Fourth Hurricane to win multiple ACC Freshman of the Week honors and the second to do so back-to-back, joining Lonnie Walker IV (February 2018) … Lone player to claim the accolade consecutively in 2019-20 and just the 14th in the nine seasons since Jim Larrañaga got to Miami … Tied for seventh in ACC-only free-throw percentage with an 80.9 clip … Tied for the most made free throws in a game (14) without a miss by an ACC player—the second-best mark at Miami since the program rebirth in 1985-96—and tied for the third-most made free throws … Fourth of five DI players in the last 10 years to record a 27-point, 12-rebound game while hitting 14 free throws without a miss and the first high-major player to do so since USC junior Nikola Vucevic on 12/29/10 … First DI freshman in the last decade to notch a 25-point, 10-rebound game while making 10 free throws without a miss and one of just three players nationally, regardless of class, to do so in 2019-20 … First Miami freshman with a double-double since Bruce Brown, Jr., on 12/22/16, first to do so in league play since Dwayne Collins on 2/21/07 and first to do so on the road since Collins on 1/16/07 … Sixth Miami freshman (fifth true) since the program rebirth to notch back-to-back 20-point games, including the second in the ACC era and fourth in league play … Fifth Miami freshman (fourth true) since the program rebirth with multiple 20-point road games and the second to do so in conference action, joining Darius Rice (2000-01 in the BIG EAST) … One of 13 Miami freshmen (11 true) since the program rebirth with at least three 20-point showings, including the fourth of the ACC era … Ninth freshman (eighth true) since the program rebirth to tally a 25-point performance, including the fifth (fourth true) to do so on the road … Logged the second-best single-season free-throw percentage and third-most made free throws (63) by a Miami freshman in the ACC era, as well as played the second-most minutes (42) in a game by a Miami freshman in that time … Shot 49-of-53 (92.5 percent) from the line in the last 13 games, making his final 28 attempts … Posted the most (14) and tied for the second-most (eight) made free throws in a game by a Hurricane, as well as tied for the best single-game field goal clip (5-of-6), tallied three of the four perfect 3-point marks on multiple attempts and tied for the third-most points (27) in an outing … Scored 10-plus points 10 times, all in the final 13 games, notching 15-plus in six outings and 20-plus thrice … Logged five-plus assists on seven occasions, reaching double figures once, and played 30-plus minutes eight times, all in the last 13 games … Led the Hurricanes in scoring in seven outings and in rebounding three times … Made his collegiate debut with 17 minutes in the season opener against fifth-ranked Louisville (11/5) … Made his first start at North Carolina (1/25) and finished with 19 points and three assists, shooting 6-of-11 from the floor and 5-of-5 at the line in 35 minutes … Tallied 15 points in 39 minutes at Pittsburgh (2/2), finishing 5-of-6 from the floor, including his first 2-of-2 3-point clip in a four-game span … Compiled 12 points, seven rebounds and a season-high three steals in 39 minutes against NC State (2/5) … Put up 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting, both marks season highs, at eighth-ranked Florida State (2/8) … Notched 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting, adding five rebounds and three assists, versus Boston College (2/12) … Set season highs in points (27), free throws made (14) and attempted (14), rebounds (12), and minutes played (42) in the triple-overtime win at Virginia Tech (2/19), hitting game-tying jump-shots in the final 20 seconds of the first two extra sessions … Scored 12 points at Notre Dame (2/23) to conclude a nine-game double-digit scoring streak … Posted 18 points, nine boards, a season-high four assists and a season-high-tying three steals in 37 minutes in the overtime triumph versus Syracuse (3/7) to cap the regular season.

High School: Graduated from Monsignor Bonner (Pa.) … Consensus top-90, four-star recruit … Ranked No. 78 nationally, including No. 12 among point guards, by Rivals … Tabbed No. 83 in the country and No. 16 among shooting guards by ESPN … Listed No. 87 overall, including No. 13 among combo guards, by 247Sports, as well as No. 79 nationally in its composite rankings … McDonald’s All-American Game nominee … Helped Bonner go 22-6 and reach the 4A state finals his senior season, logging 29 points and eight rebounds in the title game … Averaged 22.0 points and 7.4 rebounds per game, claiming a second straight Philadelphia Catholic League MVP distinction … Posted 22.3 points and 6.9 boards per game as a junior, winning his first PCL MVP award … Attended Notre Dame (N.J.) the first two years of his high school tenure … Won the Mercer County Tournament title as a freshman … Notable Bonner alums include former NBA general managers John Nash and Ed Stafanski, La Salle head men’s basketball coach Ashley Howard, Villanova head women’s basketball coach Harry Perretta, 1973 Heisman Trophy winner John Cappelletti and 12-year NFL veteran Anthony Becht.

Personal: Full name is Isaiah Robert-Johan Wong … Nickname is Zay … Born Jan. 28, 2001 … Parents are Terrence and Lachelle Wong … Has two older brothers, Brian and Tyler, and a younger brother, Elijah … Majoring in sport administration … Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant … Best sports memory is making a game-winning shot against Roman Catholic in a league game as a senior … Chose Miami because he felt it was a great opportunity and he could have a big role … Committed to Miami over Clemson, Connecticut, Pittsburgh and Villanova.