Welcome to the Official Josh Peppers Website!
Josh Peppers, The Former UCF Basketball Star has taken his game to a whole new level since leaving the program. He took his talents over to Japan where he has become one of the Elite Guards in the league. Josh Peppers has been no stranger to success on the court as he dominated at Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee.
During his Senior Year, Josh Peppers became a Two-Time All-Metro Selection as he averaged a Double-Double, Scoring 28 points and Posting 10 Rebounds a game. He quickly was named to the area’s “Best of the Preps” list four consecutive seasons and was voted team MVP after his final season.
After showcasing his talents in Tennessee, his next stop took him to Central Florida to play for the UCF Knights. His first year as a UCF Knight could not be brighter as he appeared in all 31 contests as a freshman. Josh Peppers came off of the bench in each game, but reached double figures in scoring in four games. This was only the beginning as his Sophomore Year was his coming out party as he played in 32 contests and logged 22 starts.
During his Sophomore season, Josh Peppers averaged 13.1 points per game and posted 25 double-digit scoring games. Peppers also registered 58 3-pointers along with 22 blocks during his Sophomore season at UCF. While many would be happy with those type of stats, Josh Peppers was wanting to top his own personal achievements and make UCF a contender in Conference USA.
Peppers Junior Year was just as impressive as his sophomore season as he ranked 9th in Conference USA in scoring with 13.7 points per game. Peppers also recorded double figures in scoring on 21 occasions and connected on 59 3-pointers and shot 36.9 percent from the 3 point line. Josh Peppers also averaged a career-best four rebounds per contest. The UCF Program embraced his stardom and even used him as apart of their marketing for the upcoming season (featured on this page).
Prior to his Senior season, Josh Peppers earned All-Conference USA First Team honors from several preseason publications, including Lindy’s, Street & Smith’s and Athlon’s. This only fueled him to perform above the rest in the conference. With his sights set on making his senior year special, Peppers went over the 1,000-point career mark with 12 points against Florida Atlantic. During his Senior Season, Peppers had impressive performances against East Carolina where he scored 25 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field.
Josh Peppers collegiate career was one that players only dream of. Peppers consistently scored, defended, and rebounded for the UCF Knights.
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