More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored
Owls begin final home stand on Thursday at 7 p.m.
Rice closes road trip Saturday at Charlotte
Drone and Gearhart notch double-doubles against St. Thomas
Saw action in six games as a reserve ... sank all three shot attempts on the season for a perfect 1.000 field goal percentage ... all three attempts came from downtown ... added one rebound in nine minutes ... 2015 Conference USA Commissioner's honor Roll member and academic medal recipient.
Made his collegiate debut in the win over St. Thomas with three points in two minutes ... closed out road games at Houston, North Texas and Marshall, where he hauled in one board ... knocked down his second trey of the campaign against Old Dominion ... sank his third-straight three-pointer in the Owls' dominant win over North Texas in the Conference USA Championship opening round.
St. John's School
Averaged 12 points, 2.6 assists and 1.4 rebounds per game as a senior at St. John's for coach Harold Baber ... led the Mavericks and ranked 27th in the state with 84 three-pointers ... converted 82 percent of foul shots ... helped the squad post a 24-13 record and 6-1 mark in district play ... named to the all-state team as a senior and earned all-district honors his junior season ... played in 95 career games and was team captain in his final year ... won the school's Maverick Award.
Full name is Jacob William Fernandez Trauber ... born Aug. 23, 1995 in Houston ... son of Stephen and Leticia Trauber ... has two brothers and one sister ... brother, Augustine Rubit, played basketball at South Alabama from 2010-14 ... father, Stephen, played basketball at Rice from 1980-81 ... mother, Leticia, also graduated from Rice ... volunteers at Houston Food Bank and St. Vincent de Paul Church ... Rice major: Undeclared (Humanities Division) ... Rice College: Wiess.