Jake Toolson
Guard 5
205 lbs.
Last School
Utah Valley University
Roster Years
2014-2016 | 2019-2020


  • Wife's name is Sarah and they have a son, Gus
  • Parents are Troy and Sheila Toolson
  • Has one brother and two sisters
  • Also recruited by Arizona State, Boston College, Utah State and Saint Mary’s
  • Nephew of former BYU great Danny Ainge

At Utah Valley

  • Played his sophomore and junior seasons at Utah Valley
  • Received AP All-America Honorable Mention in 2018-19
  • Named the 2018-19 Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year
  • Named to the 2018-19 NABC Honors Court
  • Named the Nov. 26, 2018, WAC Player of the Week
  • Averaged a team-best 15.7 points while adding 4.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists and shooting 53.7 percent from the field, 44.8 percent from 3-point range and 85.1 percent from the free-throw line in 2019-20
  • Was one of seven 180 shooters (FG%+3PT%+FT%=180-plus) in the country with a minimum 100 free-throw and 100 3-point field goal attempts
  • Scored in double figures 26 times and 20-plus points 10 times Made three-plus 3-pointers eight times
  • Led Utah Valley to a record of 25-10 and a trip to the CBI
  • As a sophomore in 2017-18, averaged 10.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists while shooting 49.6 percent from the field, 35.7 percent from 3-point range and 84.6 percent from the free-throw line
  • Two-time WAC Player of the Week in 2017-18 (Nov. 20, 2017, and Feb. 19, 2018)
  • Named Academic All-WAC in 2017-18
  • Earned a spot on the 2017-18 WAC All-Newcomer Team

At Highland High School

  • A four-year letterman and two-time first-team all-state honoree playing for Derrick Donaldson at Highland High School
  • Scored 2,007 career points at Highland and averaged 19.1 points per game
  • As a senior averaged 27.3 points, 12.1 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.6 steals per game and hit 59 threes
  • Shot .522 from the field, .380 from three and .838 from the free throw line
  • Named first-team Division I All-Arizona by AZcentral.com and first-team All-Tribune by the East Valley Tribune
  • As a junior averaged 18.9 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.0 blocks and hit 34 threes while Highland finish 18-10 overall and 11-6 in league play
  • Named first-team Division I All-Arizona by AZcentral.com and first-team All-Tribune by the East Valley Tribune
  • As a sophomore averaged 18.4 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.5 steals and hit 49 threes
  • Named All-Tribune honorable mention by the East Valley Tribune
  • As a freshman averaged 10.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.4 steals and hit 47 threes 
  • Played for Nevada Select during the AAU season
  • Played for the Arizona Power during the AAU season

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2014-2015

  • Played in 26 games
  • Posted season highs of 15 points (Southern Virginia), 7 rebounds (Southern Virginia), 4 assists (Southern Virginia), 4 steals (Southern Virginia) and 5 3s (Southern Virginia)
  • Scored 15 points and posted 7 boards, 4 assists and 4 steals vs. Southern Virginia
  • Had 8 points, 2 assists and 1 steal at Santa Clara
  • Totaled 11 points, hit 3 of 4 from 3 and added 3 boards and 1 assist at San Francisco
Sophmore Year 2015-2016

  • Played in the first 10 games and started 5 times before sitting out the remainder of the season due to health issues
  • Posted season highs of 7 points (Weber State), 3 rebounds (Utah Valley), 3 assists (Adams State), 1 steal (3 times) and 2 3-pointers (twice)
Junior Year

Senior Year 2019-2020

  • Named to the All-WCC First Team
  • Named to the The Athletic Mid-Major All-America Second Team
  • Posted season highs of 28 points (at Pacific), 10 rebounds (Santa Clara), 8 assists (four times), 5 steals (Loyola Marymount), 2 blocks (twice) and 7 3-point field goals (Pepperdine)
  • In the BYU record book for a single season, finished tied for sixth all-time in made 3-pointers, ninth in 3-point field goal percentage (minimum 35 made 3s), second in 3-point field goal percentage (minimum 75 made 3s), fourth in 3-point field goals per game
  • Concluded his BYU career second in 3-point field goal field goal percentage and third in effective field goal percentage
  • Nationally was 2nd in 3-point field goal percentage, 45th in made 3-pointers, 57th in 3-point field goals per game and 87th in assist/turnover ratio
  • In the WCC was first in 3-point field goal percentage, fifth in assists, fifth in field goal percentage, sixth in assist/turnover ratio, sixth in minutes played, eighth in scoring and 18th in rebounding
  • Scored in double figures 25 times and 20-plus points nine times
  • Had three-plus steals twice and three-plus 3-point field goals 15 times
  • Led the team in scoring nine times, rebounding five times and assists 11 times
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year