Lee Cummard (born March 31, 1986, in Mesa, Arizona, United States) is an American college basketball player for the Brigham Young University Cougars. Cummard has decided to leave college for a professional career in the NBA and is projected to be a second round pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.
Cummard attended high school at Mesa High School, where he played high school basketball. There, he was named the 2004 Arizona Player of the Year and a McDonald's All-America nominee. He led his team to the 5A State Championship, averaging 20.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists as a senior in 2003-04.
In his freshman year at BYU, he started 14 games, averaging 4.9 points while shooting .455 from the floor, .395 on threes and .765 from the line in 14.8 minutes overall for the Cougars. He also went 2-for-3 from three-point range against TCU to record 6 points while adding 4 rebounds and tying his career high with 4 assists in 19 minutes that season.
In his sophomre year, Cummard started all 34 contests and averaging 9.4 points per game. He also led BYU in rebounds eight times, assists eight times and scoring twice, helping the Cougars claim the outright MWC title and a 25-9 overall record.
In his junior season, he led BYU in rebounds, assists, and scoring, helping the team claim the outright MWC title and a 25-9 overall record.
In his senior season, Cummard earned first-team All-MWC honors and was named a fourth-team All-American by FOXSports.com. He received High-Major All-America Second Team honors from CollegeHoops.net. That season, he received the Male Athlete of the Year Award and the Dale McCann Spirit of Sport Award at the 2009 Y Awards. That same season, Cummard was named to Wooden Award and Naismith Award preseason watch lists led the team in scoring, blocked shots, free throw percentage and three-point percentage was second on the team in field goal percentage, assists, and rebounding.