Men's Basketball



23  Jason McManamen
Jason  McManamen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Torrington, Wyo.

High School:
Torrington HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L


04/28/2016

Wyoming to Participate in 2016 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic

Southern Cal, DePaul and Missouri State Also Playing in Tournament

03/21/2016

Wyoming Announces Larry Shyatt to Step Aside as Head Coach

Allen Edwards Tabbed New Wyoming Cowboy Head Coach

03/09/2016

Cowboys Downed by Aggies, 88-70, in MW Tourney

Adams Caps Historic Career in Brown & Gold

03/08/2016

Two Cowboys Earn All-Conference Honors from MW Coaches

Third-Straight Season with a Cowboy on First Team

03/07/2016

Pokes Start Defense of MW Tourney Title with Utah State on Wednesday

Wyoming Hit 20 Threes Against Aggies in Regular Season

03/02/2016

San Jose State vs. Wyoming

Wyoming hosts the Spartans.

02/27/2016

Wyoming @ UNLV

Wyoming @ UNLV

02/24/2016

San Diego State 73, Wyoming 61

Photos from SDSU @ Wyoming on February 24, 2016.

02/20/2016

Wyoming 84, Colorado State 66

Photos from Wyoming @ Colorado State on February 20, 2016.

02/13/2016

Boise State 94, Wyoming 71

Photos from Wyoming @ Boise State on February 13, 2016.

2015-16: Jason McManamen (pronounced mick-MAN-ah-men) was named All-Mountain West Honorable Mention by the coaches and media in 2015-16 after emerging as one of the top three-point shooters in the Mountain West and NCAA during the season. His team-high 44 percent beyond the arc ranked second in the conference and 15th in the NCAA, while his 3.0 triples per game were second and 27th, respectively. He was a large reason the Pokes ranked ninth in the NCAA at 10.1 triples per game. His 92 threes during the season ranked third in Wyoming single-season history, while his 209 attempts were fifth. Overall, McManamen averaged 14.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game during the season, while shooting 46 percent from the floor and 76 percent at the free-throw line. His 14.4 points were second on the team and 11th in the conference, while his 35.0 minutes per game were second and fifth, respectively. McManamen's top showing was a career-high 28 points against Fresno State on Feb. 17, which included a career-high eight threes. He also snagged a career-high eight rebounds twice during the season and played a career-high 43 minutes against California on Dec. 5. McManamen scored in double figures in 25 games during the season, including 20-plus performances in four of the last eight contests. He had six total 20-point scoring games during the season.

2014-15: McManamen was Wyoming's sixth man during the 2014-15 season, as he was one of three Cowboys to play in all 35 games and made four starts. He averaged 3.7 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 16.8 minutes per game, while shooting 41 percent from the floor and 34 percent beyond the arc. His top performance was a career-high 11 points at Nevada on Feb. 17. He also reached double figures with 10 points at Air Force on Feb. 7. McManamen grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Montana State on Dec. 23 and hit a career-high three threes at Nevada on Feb. 17. He had two of the more memorable plays of the season as he hit game-clinching threes at Colorado State and against Boise State in overtime in the Mountain West tournament semifinals. He played more than 20 minutes in 12 games during the season. He was a valuable reserve that helped lead Wyoming to a Mountain West tournament title and its first NCAA tournament since 2001-02.

2013-14: McManamen redshirted the 2013-14 season and did not play in a game, but did help the Cowboys by serving on the scout team.

2012-13: McManamen made 19 appearances for Wyoming during the 2012-13 season, including making his first career start at Boise State on Feb. 9. His top performance was a career-high 10 points at CSU Bakersfield on Feb. 6, as he went 3-of-3 from the field in a career-high 22 minutes of action. McManamen played in double-figure minutes in six games during the season, including 10 against South Dakota on Nov. 15 when he scored his first career points. He finished the season with 30 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three steals. In the classroom, he was named to the MW Academic-All Conference team.

Before Wyoming: An in-state product of Torrington, McManamen was the top 2012-13 basketball prospect in Wyoming after a standout prep career for coach Adrian Gross at Class 3A Torrington High School. McManamen earned All-State and All-Conference honors his last three seasons, while helping guide the Trailblazers to two state titles and a third-place finish during that stretch.

During his senior season in 2011-12, McManamen was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for Wyoming and the Panhandle Prep Player of the Year after averaging 19.3 points, 9.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.4 steals. He shot 49 percent from the floor, including 34 percent from deep, as Torrington won the state title at 23-5 overall.

As a junior, McManamen averaged a team-high 16.5 points to go with 3.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game in leading the Trailblazers to an overall record of 25-5 and third-place finish in the state. He shot 49 percent from the floor during the season.

During his sophomore campaign, McManamen led the squad with 19.1 points and 7.4 rebounds per contest en route to a state title and 20-8 overall record. He also collected 2.0 assists per game, while shooting 50 percent. For his efforts, he was named the Scottsbluff Star Herald Player of the Year.

With his AAU team, McManamen was named to the Top of the Rockies All-Tournament team the summer after his sophomore and junior seasons.

In the classroom, McManamen was on the Honor Roll all four years and was a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: The son of Mike and Amy McManamen, Jason was born in Powell, Wyo. He has one sister, Danielle, and one brother, Ryan. Jason is majoring in business administration at Wyoming. He was also recruited by Montana, Montana State and Northern Colorado.

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