Drew Timme

Drew Timme
No. 2 – Gonzaga Bulldogs
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueWest Coast Conference
Personal information
Born (2000-09-09) September 9, 2000 (age 20)
Richardson, Texas
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High schoolJ. J. Pearce
(Richardson, Texas)
CollegeGonzaga (2019–present)
Career highlights and awards

Drew Timme (/ˈtɪmi/; born September 9, 2000) is an American college basketball player for the Gonzaga Bulldogs of the West Coast Conference (WCC). Listed at 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 m) and 235 pounds (107 kg), he plays the power forward and center positions.

Early life and high school career

Timme grew up in the northern Dallas suburb of Richardson, Texas[1] and attended J. J. Pearce High School.[2][3] As a junior, he averaged 27.7 points, 17.9 rebounds and 4.3 assists and was named the District 8-6A Most Valuable Player and second team All-State by USA Today.[4] Timme committed to play college basketball at Gonzaga in November of his senior year after considering offers from the University of Texas, Michigan State, Illinois, Arizona and Alabama.[5]

College career

Timme spent most of his true freshman season as a key reserve for the Bulldogs, occasionally starting. Timme was named to the West Coast Conference All-Freshman team.[6] Timme scored a season high 20 points in a 90–60 win over Saint Mary's on February 8, 2020.[7] He tied for the team lead with 17 points scored in the Bulldogs' 2020 West Coast Conference Tournament championship game win over Saint Mary's.[8] Timme averaged 9.8 points and 5.4 rebounds per game, shooting a team-high 61.8 percent from the field.[9]

Coming into his sophomore season, Timme was named to the Preseason All-West Coast Conference team as well as the watchlist for the Karl Malone Award.[10][9] On November 27, 2020, he had 28 points and 10 rebounds in a 90–67 win against Auburn.[11]

Career statistics

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high


2019–20 Gonzaga 33 4 20.5 .618 .333 .611 5.4 1.3 .5 .9 9.8
2020–21 Gonzaga 32 32 28.2 .655 .286 .696 7.0 2.3 .7 .7 19.0
Career 65 36 24.3 .641 .292 .664 6.2 1.8 .6 .8 14.3

Personal life

Timme's father, Matt Timme, played college basketball at Southern Methodist University,[12] followed by a brief stint playing professionally in Europe. Drew's mother Megan, whom Matt married not long after he returned from Europe, played tennis at Stephen F. Austin State University.[1]


  1. ^ a b DeCamp, Scott (April 5, 2021). "The story of a dad from Muskegon, Gonzaga and the journey to the NCAA basketball title game". MLive.com. Retrieved April 5, 2021.
  2. ^ Frank, Jackson (November 4, 2019). "Meet Drew Timme, Gonzaga's confident, loyal and ultra-skilled freshman". The Athletic.
  3. ^ Norlander, Matt (August 1, 2018). "Meet Drew Timme, the quirky prospect who cloaked his recruitment and got 30 schools to chase him into late July". CBSSports.com.
  4. ^ Meehan, Jim (November 14, 2018). "Texas big man Drew Timme commits to Gonzaga". The Spokesman-Review.
  5. ^ "Four-star Texas big man Drew Timme picks Gonzaga".
  6. ^ "Gonzaga's Filip Petrusev named WCC player of year, joins Corey Kispert, Killian Tillie as first-team selections". The Spokesman-Review.
  7. ^ Dubow, Josh (February 9, 2020). "No. 2 Gonzaga hands St. Mary's biggest home loss since 2001". ABCNews.go.com. Associated Press.
  8. ^ Grippi, Vince (March 10, 2020). "TV Take: Drew Timme puts twinkle in eye of ESPN crew as Gonzaga rolls past Saint Mary's for WCC Tournament title". The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved November 8, 2020.
  9. ^ a b Meehan, Jim (November 5, 2020). "Drew Timme becomes fourth Gonzaga player to make preseason award watch list". The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved November 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "Gonzaga Picked to Win Ninth Straight WCC Championship". West Coast Conference. October 26, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  11. ^ "Timme, Kispert lead No. 1 Gonzaga past Auburn 90–67". ESPN. Associated Press. November 27, 2020. Retrieved December 2, 2020.
  12. ^ Meehan, Jim (February 18, 2020). "Freshman forward Drew Timme has been a phenom from the start for Gonzaga". Walla Walla Union-Bulletin.

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