Blazers still searching for first win of 2011-12 campaign
Junior Season (2011-12)
Saw action in all 31 contests during season, making one start ... averaged 4.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 12.3 minutes per contest ... reached double digits on four occasions, two of which have come against C-USA competition ... most complete game came with 11 points, five boards and three assists in 16 minutes of action in the loss to UCF (1/21) ... made an immediate impact in first-ever game at UAB, scoring a team-high 14 points off the bench in the loss to Creighton (11/16) ... had 11 points in win over Troy (11/22) ... recorded 11 points and three boards off the bench against East Carolina (1/28) ... also played a career-high 29 minutes against the Pirates ... went for eight points in 21 minutes of action off the bench vs. Tulsa ... collected six points, two assists and a steal in 16 minutes of action at Marshall (1/25).
Lee College (2009-11)
Played two seasons at Lee (Texas) College, where he suited up alongside current Blazer newcomer Alexander Scotland-Williamson ... invited to participate in the All-American JUCO Showcase ... played in 15 of Lee's 18 games as a sophomore ... proved to be one of the team's top scorers ... averaged 11.9 ppg which ranked second on the team and 29th in the region ... also averaged 3.5 rebounds and 1.9 steals per contest during the 2010-11 campaign ... led the Rebels with 16 points in the Region XIV Tournament victory over Angelina College ... as a freshman in 2009-10, he played in 18 contests and averaged 9.5 points and 2.3 rebounds per contest.
Attended Port Arthur (Texas) Memorial High School ... selected as a District 21-5A first teamer as a senior (2008-09) ... averaged 14 points during senior year and shot 37 percent from 3-point land ... his efforts also helped Memorial to its first district championship in program history ... the Titans then advanced to the third round of the Class 5A playoffs for the first time since their inaugural season in 2002 ... during his first two seasons, he averaged 12 points and five rebounds a game.
Full name is Jekore Lynn Tyler ... born Dec. 29, 1990, in Port Arthur, Texas ... the son of Akdric Tyler and Lisa Marshall ... intended major is IDM: Sports Management ... has two brothers (Jekeil and Jekaylan) ... first cousin is current NBA player and former Texas standout B.J. Tyler ... second cousin is NBA star Stephen Jackson ... another cousin, J'Covan Brown, is a current player at Texas.