Saint Mary's will look for their 16th straight season opener win as they take on Saint Francis (PA) on Saturday at 5 p.m. in McKeon Pavilion.
AS A SENIOR (2016-17): Preseason All-WCC Selection...All-WCC First Team Selection...WCC All-Academic first team...Played a team-high 1237 minutes (36.4 min/game)...Scored a season-high 22 points in the win over Pepperdine...Tied first on the team and in the WCC with 5.6 assists per game. Had 11 blocks...Recorded at least 6 assists in 20 of the 34 games...Matched career-high 10 assists versus WKU...Ends career with 381 assists, seventh all-time in program history.
AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): Started each of the team’s 35 games ... first team all-WCC selection ... named WCC Newcomer of the Year ... selected as the SMC Male Newcomer of the Year ... among national leaders in assists and assist-turnover ratio ... averaged 36.9 minutes per game, second in the WCC, and played all 40 minutes 14 times ... Academic All-WCC selection ... recipient of athletic department's George R. McKeon Award as the program's top senior male scholar-athlete ... 35 games played and started tied the program record for a single season ... averaged 10.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game ... assist total is among the top 10 in single season program history ... recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Loyola Marymount ... hit a pair of game-winning free throws with 2 seconds left to defeat New Mexico State in the NIT 1st Round ... connected on game-winning layup with 2.7 seconds left at Portland ... hit key consecutive 3-pointers in tight win at Pacific ... scored game-high 24 points on 11-for-16 shooting in the 78-61 win over Stanford ... also grabbed six rebounds and distributed 6 assists against the Cardinal ... named Shamrock Office Solutions Classic MVP & Muscle Milk SMC Student-Athlete of the Week .... handed out 10 assists in the win over Manhattan ... earned Silver honors (g.p.a. of 3.50-3.74) on the West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A JUNIOR TRANSFER (2014-15): Did not see game action while sitting out the season due to NCAA transfer regulations ... earned earned Silver honors (g.p.a. of 3.50-3.74) on the West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AT BOSTON COLLEGE (2012-14): Lettered two seasons at the point guard position at Boston College under head coach Steve Donahue ... combined averages of 9.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists per game at BC … started 64 of 65 appearances in two seasons … led the team in assists both seasons … second on the team in rebounds and steals and was third in scoring and minutes played as a sophomore … ranked eighth in the Atlantic Coast Conference in assist/turnover ratio in league games during the 2014 season … registered career-highs of 26 points against Clemson and nine rebounds vs. Wake Forest as a freshman … set a career-best of nine assists at South Carolina as a sophomore … a two-time All-ACC Academic Team honoree … named ACC Rookie of the Week twice during freshman campaign … started all 33 games in his first season as a collegian.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, Calif. … played for coach John Olive … led prep team to three CIF championship games and one CIF title … 3-year varsity starter … scored 1,475 career points … three-time all-state selection by Cal-Hi Sports … first team all-CIF and all-North County as a junior and senior … two-time Palomar League Player of the Year … averaged 22.1 points, 7.3 rebounds. 2.9 assists and 2.2 steals as a senior … scored 33 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished out five assists vs. Poway … averaged 27 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.1 steals and 2.5 assists in the CIF playoffs … averaged 15.6 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.2 steals as a junior … missed sophomore year due to injury … San Diego Section Newcomer of the Year as a freshman … played AAU basketball for Dream Vision … a two-time San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic honoree … son of Emelie and Steve Rahon … has three siblings … brother, James, played basketball at Santa Clara and San Diego State.
Joe Rahon's Career Statistics (Final - 2016)
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