Saben Lee


Height 6'2"
Weight 183
Position G
Class Junior
Hometown Phoenix, Ariz.
High School Corona del Sol


  • 6’2 guard from Tempe, Ariz., who attended Corona Del Sol High School.
  • Lee chose the Commodores over Louisville, Stanford, Florida State, and Nebraska.

Junior (2019-20):

  • Claimed SEC Player of the Week honors after his then career-high 25 point performance against Buffalo, becoming the first Commodore to win the award since Jeff Roberson on Feb. 19, 2018.
  • Saben Lee had a career high 33 points in the win over LSU on Feb. 05, 2020. He currently ranks 6th in SEC in scoring with 16.9 point per game.
  • Had a season high 9 assists Nov. 20, 2019 against Austin Peay and currently ranks 6th in the conference with 4.5 assists per game.
  • Lee has had 10 games this season finishing with at least 5 assists
  • Lee’s 1.41 assist/turnover is good enough for 9th best in the conference
  • Saben shoots 48.7% from the field, good enough for 7th in the conference and has made 96 free throws on the year (5th in conference)
  • Lee leads the Commodores in minutes average 32+ minutes per game

Sophomore (2018-19):

  • Played and started in all 32 games as a sophomore.  Led the team with 12.7 points per game. One of seven major conference underclassmen in 2018-19 with 400+ points, 100+ rebounds and 100+ assists, and is the only one in the SEC. (Terence Davis and Grant Williams were the only others in the SEC to reach those numbers.)
  • Scored in double figures in 22 games as a sophomore.
  • Finished the season ranked in the top 10 in the SEC in SEC in assists per game (8th, 3.9), free throw attempts (4th, 194) and free throws made (5th, 131).
  • Tied a career high with three made threes at LSU.
  • Grabbed a career-high tying nine rebounds at Tennessee.
  • Tied a career high with 24 points against Alabama.  Also tied a career high with field goals made and tied a season-best three steals.
  • Attempted 16 free throws vs. S. Carolina, which is the most by a Commodore in SEC play and third-most by a Commodore overall since 1999.

Freshman (2017-18):

  • Played in all 32 games and made 29 starts.  Averaged 10.6 points per game in 26.8 minutes.
  • Led the team in steals (39) and assists (99).
  • Scored in double figures in 17 games as a true freshman, including a career-high 24-point effort at Arizona State; also posted a career-high four steals.
  • Tallied an SEC-game high 21 points in game against Tennessee in Nashville.
  • Against Texas A&M, he was one rebound and one assist short of a triple-double (19 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists).
  • Had four or more assists in 13 games.
  • Was 12-17, career highs in both makes and attempts, from the free-throw line against Kansas State. His 17 free throws attempted against Kansas State was second-most in the last 20 years.
  • Finished the season 10th in the SEC in league games only with 1.2 steals per game.

High School:

  • Averaged 22 points, five rebounds, four assists, three blocks, and three steals in his senior season at Corona Del Sol.
  • First-team All-State selection as a junior and senior.
  • Was a four-star prospect and the number 92-ranked player by and the number 17 point guard by


  • Saben Anthonia Lee.
  • June 23, 1999.
  • Son of Anthonia “Amp” Lee and Natalie Williams.
  • Has one brother Aubry.
  • Majoring in Human and Organizational Development.
  • Advice to young people: “Have fun because at the next level it’s all business.”

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