Nick Emery Athlete Profile | BYU Cougar Club

Nick Emery Athlete Profile

#4 Nick Emery

Position: Guard Height: 6-2 Weight: 185 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2015-2017 Hometown: Alpine, UT Mission: Germany Last School: Lone Peak High School


  • Wife's name is Sarah
  • Parents are Derek and Patti Emery
  • Has two brothers, Alex and Jackson, and one sister, Annie
  • Brother Jackson played at BYU (2005-06, 08-11) and is the program's all-time steals leader
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Germany

Before BYU

  • A four-year starter for Quincy Lewis at Lone Peak High School
  • Career totals of 1,953 points (first all-time at Lone Peak) and 269 threes and averages of 19.9 points and 2.7 threes per game
  • Career highs of 39 points, 8 threes, 10 rebounds, 8 assists and 8 steals
  • As a senior, helped lead Lone Peak to 26-1 record, the 2012-13 National Title and the 5A Utah state title
  • Averaged 17.9 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.9 steals as a senior
  • Named a third-team All-American by
  • Named the 2012-13 Mr. Basketball by the Deseret News, the 5A MVP by the Salt Lake Tribune, the Utah Gatorade Player of the Year and the Valley Player of the Year by the Daily Herald
  • As a junior averaged 21.6 points, 3.4 threes, 4.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.4 steals and led Lone Peak to a 22-3 record, the 5A state title and a No. 24 national ranking (
  • Named the 5A MVP by the Deseret News, first-team all-state by the Salt Lake Tribune and Valley Player of the Year by the Daily Herald
  • MVP of the 2012 Brandon Jennings Invitational
  • As a sophomore averaged 21.7 points and 2.8 threes per game and led Lone Peak to a 24-1 record, the 5A state title and a No. 21 national ranking (
  • Named the 5A MVP by the Deseret News, Utah Gatorade Player of the Year and first-team all-state by the Salt Lake Tribune
  • As a freshman averaged 18.5 points and hit 2.4 threes per game and led Lone Peak to a 17-6 record
  • Named second-team all-state by the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune
  • In the class of 2013 was ranked No. 45 by, No. 79 by and No. 89 by
  • Ranked No. 9 by and No. 18 by among point guards in the class of 2013
  • Ranked No. 19 among shooting guards by
  • Played for the Utah Reign Travel Team
  • Named a top performer at the 2012 Philly Hoop Group Jamfest
  • Attended the CP3 Elite Guard Camp run by Chris Paul and the NBPA Top 100 camp at the University of Virginia
  • Also played for Salt Lake Metro and was coached by Golden Holt, Marty Haws and Dave Hammer
  • Recruited by Utah, Stanford, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Arizona State, Washington State, UCLA and Washington

2015-2016 | Freshman Year

  • Named to the All-West Coast Conference Second Team and the All-WCC Freshman Team
  • Named the WCC Player of the Week (Feb. 15)
  • Named to the WCC All-Tournament Team
  • The College Sports Madness All-High Major Freshman of the Year
  • Received the Competitive Spirit Award at the team banquet
  • Nationally was 23rd in 3-point field goal attempts, 25th in 3-point field goals made, 45th in field goal attempts, 59th in 3-point field goals per game, 77th in field goals made, 80th in 3-point field goal percentage, 90th in total points and 104th in steals
  • Nationally among freshmen was 6th in 3-point field goals per game, 13th in scoring and 23rd in steals per game
  • In the WCC was 3rd in free-throw percentage, 3rd in steals, 4th in 3-point field goals made, 10th in scoring and 13th in assists
  • Tied the BYU single-game record for 3-point field goals with 10 at San Francisco
  • Finished the 2015-16 season 4th all-time in 3-pointers in a single season at BYU, 3rd in games with 3-plus 3s, T-3rd for consecutive games with a 3, 4th in 3-pointers per game, T-5th in games with 5-plus 3s and 6th in 3-point field goal percentage
  • Set the BYU freshman records for points in a single game, 3-pointers in a single game, games scoring in double figures, 3-point field goals, 3-point field goals per game and games with 3-plus and 5-plus 3-pointers
  • Was second all-time among BYU freshmen for points, points per game, field goals made, steals and steals per game and was T-2nd for 20-point games and 3rd for free-throw percentage
  • Is the only freshman in BYU history to score 30-plus points in back-to-back games
  • Posted season highs of 37 points (San Francisco), 9 rebounds (San Diego), 7 assists (MVSU), 5 steals (Pepperdine), 2 blocks (Valparaiso) and 10 3-pointers (San Francisco)
  • Scored in double figures 32 times and had 20-plus points 11 times
  • Had 3-plus steals 7 times and 3-plus 3s 20 times
  • Led the team in scoring 11 times, rebounds twice and assists 4 times

2016-2017 | Sophomore Year

  • A team captain