24 P.J. Byrd
24 - P.J. Byrd
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Bush
Position: G
gp 33
pts/g 1.2
fg % 27.0
3pt % 21.1
ft % 77.3
reb/g 0.5
a/g 1.1

THE BASICS

  • True point guard who thrives in an up-tempo system; Slick passer
  • Chose VCU after receiving interest from Boise State, Tulsa, UMass, Murray State and others

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Starred for Bush High School in Houston, as well as the Houston Defenders AAU program
  • Selected All-State following his senior season
  • Named District 20-6A Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior
  • Led Bush to four straight district championships

PERSONAL
Full name: Peter Daniel Byrd Jr.
Nickname: P.J.
Parents: Nichole Byrd and Peter Byrd Sr.
Birthdate: Sept. 16, 1999
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Major: Undecided
Fast fact: Ran track and field as a high school freshman
Wears No. 24 because: “I’m a big Kobe [Bryant] fan.”

Recent Games
Feb 26 Saint Louis W, 71-65
Mar 2 at Richmond W, 69-66
Mar 5 at George Mason W, 71-36
Mar 8 Saint Joseph's W, 75-63
Mar 15 vs. Rhode Island L, 75-70
Mar 22 vs. UCF L, 73-58
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 18
Games started - -
Minutes 304 191
Minutes per game 9.2 10.6
FG 10-37 9-27
FG Pct 27.0 33.3
3PT 4-19 3-12
3PT Pct 21.1 25.0
FT 17-22 8-12
FT Pct 77.3 66.7
Off rebounds 4 1
Def rebounds 13 10
Total rebounds 17 11
Rebounds per game 0.5 0.6
Personal fouls 35 25
Disqualifications - -
Assists 36 23
Turnovers 35 19
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 1.2
Steals 6 5
Blocks 0 0
Points 41 29
Points per game 1.2 1.6
Points per 40 min 5.4 6.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 20 VCU   - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 Virginia-Wise W, 87-41 - 17 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 6 Gardner-Webb W, 69-57 - 9 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 9 Hampton W, 69-57 - 13 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 5
Nov 12 Bowling Green W, 72-61 - 8 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 4
Nov 19 vs. Temple W, 57-51 - 7 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 20 vs. St. John's L, 87-86 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 24 Hofstra W, 69-67 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 28 at Old Dominion L, 62-52 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 1 Iona W, 88-59 - 13 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 3
Dec 5 at Texas W, 54-53 - 10 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 9 at #4 Virginia L, 57-49 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 15 Col. of Charleston L, 83-79 - 7 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 22 Wichita State W, 70-54 - 10 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 30 Rider W, 90-79 - 4 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 5 at Fordham W, 76-51 - 20 2-4 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Jan 9 La Salle W, 69-63 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 12 at Davidson L, 64-57 - 8 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 16 Dayton W, 76-71 - 10 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 19 Massachusetts W, 68-50 - 16 0-0 - 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 3
Jan 23 at Rhode Island L, 71-65 - 5 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 26 at Duquesne W, 80-74 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 2 George Mason W, 79-63 - 14 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 2
Feb 6 at George Washington W, 60-50 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 9 at St. Bonaventure W, 85-55 - 12 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 13 Richmond W, 81-60 - 11 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 16 at Dayton W, 69-68 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 19 Rhode Island W, 76-42 - 16 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 23 George Washington W, 85-57 - 16 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 26 Saint Louis W, 71-65 - 9 0-0 - 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 3
Mar 2 at Richmond W, 69-66 - 8 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 5 at George Mason W, 71-36 - 12 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Mar 8 Saint Joseph's W, 75-63 - 10 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 15 vs. Rhode Island L, 75-70 - 10 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 22 vs. UCF L, 73-58 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 20 VCU   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 Virginia-Wise W, 87-41 - 17 0 1 1 3 2 1.5 0 0 5 1
Nov 6 Gardner-Webb W, 69-57 - 9 0 0 0 4 1 4.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 9 Hampton W, 69-57 - 13 0 2 2 3 0 - 0 0 3 -
Nov 12 Bowling Green W, 72-61 - 8 0 1 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 19 vs. Temple W, 57-51 - 7 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 20 vs. St. John's L, 87-86 - 6 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 24 Hofstra W, 69-67 - 5 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 28 at Old Dominion L, 62-52 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 1 Iona W, 88-59 - 13 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 5 at Texas W, 54-53 - 10 2 0 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 9 at #4 Virginia L, 57-49 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 15 Col. of Charleston L, 83-79 - 7 0 0 0 3 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 22 Wichita State W, 70-54 - 10 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 1 0 0 -
Dec 30 Rider W, 90-79 - 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 5 at Fordham W, 76-51 - 20 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 9 La Salle W, 69-63 - 6 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 12 at Davidson L, 64-57 - 8 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 16 Dayton W, 76-71 - 10 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
Jan 19 Massachusetts W, 68-50 - 16 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 2 -
Jan 23 at Rhode Island L, 71-65 - 5 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 26 at Duquesne W, 80-74 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 2 George Mason W, 79-63 - 14 0 1 1 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Feb 6 at George Washington W, 60-50 - 6 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 9 at St. Bonaventure W, 85-55 - 12 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 13 Richmond W, 81-60 - 11 0 0 0 4 1 4.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 16 at Dayton W, 69-68 - 6 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 19 Rhode Island W, 76-42 - 16 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 23 George Washington W, 85-57 - 16 0 1 1 2 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 26 Saint Louis W, 71-65 - 9 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Mar 2 at Richmond W, 69-66 - 8 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Mar 5 at George Mason W, 71-36 - 12 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Mar 8 Saint Joseph's W, 75-63 - 10 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 0 0 1 -
Mar 15 vs. Rhode Island L, 75-70 - 10 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 -
Mar 22 vs. UCF L, 73-58 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2018-19 33 - 9.2 0.3-1.1 27.0 0.1-0.6 21.1 0.5-0.7 77.3 1.2
Total 33 - 9.2 0.3-1.1 27.0 0.1-0.6 21.1 0.5-0.7 77.3 1.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2018-19 33 - 304 10-37 27.0 4-19 21.1 17-22 77.3 41
Total 33 - 304 10-37 27.0 4-19 21.1 17-22 77.3 41
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2018-19 33 - 9.2 1.3-4.9 27.0 0.5-2.5 21.1 2.2-2.9 77.3 5.4
Total 33 - 9.2 1.3-4.9 27.0 0.5-2.5 21.1 2.2-2.9 77.3 5.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2018-19 33 - 9.2 0.1 0.4 0.5 1.1 - 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.2 0.0
Total 33 - 9.2 0.1 0.4 0.5 1.1 - 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.2 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2018-19 33 - 304 4 13 17 35 - 36 35 1.0 6 0
Total 33 - 304 4 13 17 35 - 36 35 1.0 6 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2018-19 33 - 9.2 0.5 1.7 2.2 4.6 0.0 4.7 4.6 1.0 0.8 0.0
Total 33 - 9.2 0.5 1.7 2.2 4.6 0.0 4.7 4.6 1.0 0.8 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 - 9.2 0.3-1.1 27.0 0.1-0.6 21.1 0.5-0.7 77.3 1.2
Conference 18 - 10.6 0.5-1.5 33.3 0.2-0.7 25.0 0.4-0.7 66.7 1.6
Exhibition 1 - 17.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.0 100.0 2.0
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Home 17 - 10.4 0.1-1.0 11.8 0.1-0.6 18.2 1.0-1.3 77.3 1.4
Away 12 - 8.4 0.7-1.5 44.4 0.2-0.6 28.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.5
Neutral 4 - 6.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Wins 25 - 10.3 0.3-1.2 25.8 0.2-0.7 22.2 0.7-0.9 77.3 1.5
Losses 8 - 5.9 0.2-0.8 33.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.5
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November 7 - 7.3 0.1-0.7 20.0 0.1-0.4 33.3 0.9-0.9 100.0 1.3
December 6 - 8.2 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.5-0.7 75.0 0.5
January 7 - 10.1 0.7-1.6 45.5 0.3-0.6 50.0 0.4-0.7 60.0 2.1
February 8 - 11.3 0.2-1.4 18.2 0.1-0.9 14.3 0.6-0.9 71.4 1.3
March 5 - 8.6 0.4-1.4 28.6 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 - 304 10-37 27.0 4-19 21.1 17-22 77.3 41
Conference 18 - 191 9-27 33.3 3-12 25.0 8-12 66.7 29
Exhibition 1 - 17 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
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Home 17 - 177 2-17 11.8 2-11 18.2 17-22 77.3 23
Away 12 - 101 8-18 44.4 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 18
Neutral 4 - 26 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
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Wins 25 - 257 8-31 25.8 4-18 22.2 17-22 77.3 37
Losses 8 - 47 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
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November 7 - 51 1-5 20.0 1-3 33.3 6-6 100.0 9
December 6 - 49 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 3
January 7 - 71 5-11 45.5 2-4 50.0 3-5 60.0 15
February 8 - 90 2-11 18.2 1-7 14.3 5-7 71.4 10
March 5 - 43 2-7 28.6 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 4
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 - 9.2 1.3-4.9 27.0 0.5-2.5 21.1 2.2-2.9 77.3 5.4
Conference 18 - 10.6 1.9-5.7 33.3 0.6-2.5 25.0 1.7-2.5 66.7 6.1
Exhibition 1 - 17.0 0.0-4.7 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.7-4.7 100.0 4.7
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Home 17 - 10.4 0.5-3.8 11.8 0.5-2.5 18.2 3.8-5.0 77.3 5.2
Away 12 - 8.4 3.2-7.1 44.4 0.8-2.8 28.6 0.0-0.0 - 7.1
Neutral 4 - 6.5 0.0-3.1 0.0 0.0-1.5 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Wins 25 - 10.3 1.2-4.8 25.8 0.6-2.8 22.2 2.6-3.4 77.3 5.8
Losses 8 - 5.9 1.7-5.1 33.3 0.0-0.9 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.4
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November 7 - 7.3 0.8-3.9 20.0 0.8-2.4 33.3 4.7-4.7 100.0 7.1
December 6 - 8.2 0.0-2.4 0.0 0.0-2.4 0.0 2.4-3.3 75.0 2.4
January 7 - 10.1 2.8-6.2 45.5 1.1-2.3 50.0 1.7-2.8 60.0 8.5
February 8 - 11.3 0.9-4.9 18.2 0.4-3.1 14.3 2.2-3.1 71.4 4.4
March 5 - 8.6 1.9-6.5 28.6 0.0-1.9 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 - 9.2 0.1 0.4 0.5 1.1 - 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.2 0.0
Conference 18 - 10.6 0.1 0.6 0.6 1.4 - 1.3 1.1 1.2 0.3 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 17.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 5.0 1.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.0 0.0
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Home 17 - 10.4 0.0 0.4 0.4 1.2 - 1.6 1.1 1.6 0.3 0.0
Away 12 - 8.4 0.3 0.5 0.8 1.1 - 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.1 0.0
Neutral 4 - 6.5 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.5 - 0.3 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.0
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Wins 25 - 10.3 0.1 0.5 0.6 1.2 - 1.2 1.2 1.1 0.2 0.0
Losses 8 - 5.9 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.6 - 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
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November 7 - 7.3 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.9 - 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.0 0.0
December 6 - 8.2 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.5 - 0.8 0.7 1.3 0.2 0.0
January 7 - 10.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 1.4 - 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.1 0.0
February 8 - 11.3 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.4 - 1.6 1.1 1.4 0.4 0.0
March 5 - 8.6 0.4 1.0 1.4 1.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.2 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 - 304 4 13 17 35 - 36 35 1.0 6 0
Conference 18 - 191 1 10 11 25 - 23 19 1.2 5 0
Exhibition 1 - 17 0 1 1 5 1 3 2 1.5 0 0
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Home 17 - 177 0 7 7 20 - 28 18 1.6 5 0
Away 12 - 101 3 6 9 13 - 7 12 0.6 1 0
Neutral 4 - 26 1 0 1 2 - 1 5 0.2 0 0
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Wins 25 - 257 3 12 15 30 - 31 29 1.1 6 0
Losses 8 - 47 1 1 2 5 - 5 6 0.8 0 0
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November 7 - 51 0 3 3 6 - 8 10 0.8 0 0
December 6 - 49 2 0 2 3 - 5 4 1.3 1 0
January 7 - 71 0 1 1 10 - 5 7 0.7 1 0
February 8 - 90 0 4 4 11 - 13 9 1.4 3 0
March 5 - 43 2 5 7 5 - 5 5 1.0 1 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 33 - 9.2 0.5 1.7 2.2 4.6 0.0 4.7 4.6 1.0 0.8 0.0
Conference 18 - 10.6 0.2 2.1 2.3 5.2 0.0 4.8 4.0 1.2 1.0 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 17.0 0.0 2.4 2.4 11.8 2.4 7.1 4.7 1.5 0.0 0.0
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Home 17 - 10.4 0.0 1.6 1.6 4.5 0.0 6.3 4.1 1.6 1.1 0.0
Away 12 - 8.4 1.2 2.4 3.6 5.1 0.0 2.8 4.8 0.6 0.4 0.0
Neutral 4 - 6.5 1.5 0.0 1.5 3.1 0.0 1.5 7.7 0.2 0.0 0.0
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Wins 25 - 10.3 0.5 1.9 2.3 4.7 0.0 4.8 4.5 1.1 0.9 0.0
Losses 8 - 5.9 0.9 0.9 1.7 4.3 0.0 4.3 5.1 0.8 0.0 0.0
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November 7 - 7.3 0.0 2.4 2.4 4.7 0.0 6.3 7.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
December 6 - 8.2 1.6 0.0 1.6 2.4 0.0 4.1 3.3 1.3 0.8 0.0
January 7 - 10.1 0.0 0.6 0.6 5.6 0.0 2.8 3.9 0.7 0.6 0.0
February 8 - 11.3 0.0 1.8 1.8 4.9 0.0 5.8 4.0 1.4 1.3 0.0
March 5 - 8.6 1.9 4.7 6.5 4.7 0.0 4.7 4.7 1.0 0.9 0.0