Height: 6'8"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kathleen, Ga.
High School: Veterans
Experience: High School


Career Bio & Statistics

• Currently majoring in BIS Human Development

Played in 22 games averaging 1.2 points and 1.0 rebounds with four steals, three assists, and two blocked shots while averaging 4.0 minutes per game . . . Shot 63.2 percent from the floor.

In the first appearance of the season finished with four points and three rebounds in four minutes at Montana . . . Scored three points in five minutes of the opening game of the Cayman Islands Classic against St. Bonaventure . . . Finished with six points and six rebounds in a season-high 15 minutes of the semifinals of the Cayman Islands Classic against Creighton . . . Scored baskets in back-to-back games against UNCW and Middle Georgia State . . . Provided a spark off the bench in the first half at South Alabama with five points and two rebounds in seven minutes.

Played in 24 games during the first season averaging 1.3 points and 0.9 rebounds per game . . . Shot 48.1 percent from the floor and blocked three shots while averaging 4.6 minutes per game.

Scored nine points in just 10 minutes of an exhibition game against Coker College . . . Finished with eight points and three rebounds in debut against Carver . . . Scored five points in 13 minutes of the MGM Grand Main Event against Eastern Washington . . . Finished with six points and four rebounds in a season-high 14 minutes against Point . . . Finished 2-of-2 from the floor for four points in seven minutes against South Alabama . . . Scored two points in four minutes at Little Rock.

Earned Class AAAAA GACA All-State honors as a senior at Veterans High School after averaging more than 20 points and 10 rebounds per game . . . Was ranked as high as No. 45 in the country by, the No. 14 forward in the country and No. 3 in the state of Georgia. 

As a junior earned All-Middle Georgia and all-county honors after averaging 13.7 points and 12.4 rebounds per game . . . Was selected to play in the Middle Georgia All-Star Classic and invited to the Georgia Elite Preview.

As a sophomore, averaged 11 points per game.

Full name is Josh David Linder . . . Born on March 10, 1998, in Japan . . . Son of Lashawn and Brian Linder . . . Has two older siblings, Chris and Aushia.

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