30 Ari Stern
30 Ari Stern
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 175
Year: So.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Sunnyslope
Position: G

Will be a very important player at the point guard position after a solid first year … A tenacious defensive player who also possesses a good understanding of how to run the offense … Has the potential to be a very accurate outside shooter.

2014-15: Appeared in all 30 games and averaged 15.7 minutes as freshman point guard … Averaged 2.6 points, 1.0 rebounds, and 1.1 assists … Made 40.4 percent from 3-point range (21-for-52) … Only attempted eight two-point field goals … Scored season-high nine points, hitting 3-of-3 3-pointers, in second collegiate game against Mount Union (Nov. 21) … Corralled four rebounds twice, including versus Misericordia (March 6) in first round of NCAA tourney … Season-best four assists came against rival Wittenberg (Jan. 17).

Prior to Wooster: One of 10 statewide named to All-Academic Boys Basketball Team (Divisions I and II) as a senior at Sunnyslope High School, coached by Ray Portela … Helped the Vikings to the state semifinals twice as they went a combined 57-8 during his junior and senior years … Averaged 12 points, including 48 percent shooting from 3-point range (70 made 3-pointers), and took 16 charges en route to second-team all-conference status during 2013-14.

Personal: Born March 28, 1996 … Son of Itamar and Jody Stern … Has not decided on a major.