By now, the sports world knows who Jordan Spieth is.
If you don’t, he’s the 22-year-old PGA Tour phenom who went wire-to-wire to win the Masters in April. And then when the second major — the U.S. Open — came around in June, Jordan won that, too. Oh, and then he won the Tour Championship and made a whopping $22 million in prize money in 2015.
But Jordan isn’t the only athletic Spieth child. Jordan’s younger brother Steven excels in sports as well.
Steven, the second child of Shawn and Chris Spieth, is a starting guard for the Brown University basketball team. That’s the Ivy League; Steven’s got brains, too.
Here’s what you need to know about Steven Spieth:
1. Steven Spieth Plays Guard For Brown University
Steven, of Dallas, Texas, is a guard for the Bears. At 6-foot-6, he is taller than most guards in the Ivy League, and much of the nation for that matter.
On the education side, Spieth is a Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations major.
He is in his junior year.
2. He Averaged Nearly 11 Points Per Game In 2015-16
Steven had his best season in 2015-16, when he started 28 of 28 games.
He averaged a career-best 10.9 points, while adding 7.2 rebounds and 3.7 assists per contest. The rebounds and assists totals were good for second on the team.
Spieth, who scored 9.9 points per game in 2014-15, has started 87 of 88 career games.
3. As a Freshman, Spieth Started All 29 Games
Spieth contributed right away as a freshman. He averaged 8.2 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and over a steal per game. He shot 50 percent from the floor, including 39.5 on 3s. He also made 86 percent of his free throws (80 of 93).
Spieth is known as a top defender for the Bears.
He was named Ivy League Rookie of the week 3 times.
4. He Was a Standout Player at Jesuit College Prep
Spieth earned 3 letters in basketball at Jesuit College Prep, where he won numerous honors and MVP awards.
His career high in points was 36 while in high school.
As a senior he averaged 18 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists.
5. Steven Was In Attendance For Both of Jordan’s 2015 Major Wins
Steven was at Augusta National and Chambers Bay Golf Course in Washington state to cheer his brother on in both of his major wins in 2015.
Follow Steven on Twitter @StevenSpieth and maybe he’ll give some live updates.
Steven retweeted this after the U.S. Open win:
Now maybe Jordan will attend some of Steven’s basketball games in the winter?
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