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Kenny Dawkins
Kenny Dawkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holly Springs, Miss.

High School:
Holly Springs HS

Last College:
Arizona Western

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155

Position:
G

Experience:
1L

2007-08 (Junior): All-SLC First Team and SLC Newcomer of the Year ... One of two players to start all 30 games and the only LU returnee to do so ... Led the team in scoring (14.6), free throw pct. (.832), assists (135), steals (60) and minutes played (34.9 mpg) ... Among the SLC leaders he ranked sixth in scoring, third in assists, second in steals, third in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.69), second in minutes, second in free throw pct. and third in 3FG pct. (.420) ... Ranked among the top-100 in the NCAA in FT pct. (72nd), assists (85th) and steals (45th) ... Led the team in scoring 10 times and scored in double figures 22 times, including 12 SLC regular-season games ... Also topped the 20-point mark eight times with five in SLC play ... Shot .420 pct from 3-point range, averaged 2.3 triples per contest and posted 11 games with at least three made triples ... Scored a career-high 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting, including 5-of-7 from outside against Nicholls State (3/6) as LU clinched its share of the SLC title ... Had a pair of 7-of-11 (.636) outings with both coming in non-conference play at New Orleans (11/28) and at home against Lyon (12/29) ... Had 23 points and five steals at Stephen F. Austin (1/17) ... Scored five of his 10 points in the extra session of a 93-90 overtime win over Sam Houston (1/19) that ignited Lamar's 11-game winning streak ... Dished out at least five assists 16 times, eight four times and a career-high nine at Northwestern State (1/26) ... He also led LU to a 91-82 win at NWLA with a team-high 18 points as the Cards snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Demons ... Scored 20 points with five 3-pointers at Nicholls State (2/7) with three steals, including one with 23 tics left in overtime that led to a pair of free throws to ice the 72-68 win ... 23 points, eight assists and three steals in a 101-90 win at Texas State (2/16) before a FSN SW audience.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played for coach Kelly Green at Arizona Western College ... Averaged 17.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.9 steals per game as a sophomore ... Shot 50.9% from the field, 41.5% from three-point range and 85.8% from the free throw line ... Helped Arizona Western post a 27-6 record ... Named NJCAA second-team All-American ... ACCAC Player of the Year and first-team All-Region I ... As a freshman, averaged 10.6 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 4.6 apg and shot 46.6% from the field, 31.7% from 3-point range and 79.2% from the free throw line ... Named second-team All-ACCAC ... Helped Arizona Western reach the NJCAA National Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Naylond Hayes at Holly Springs HS ... As a senior, averaged 16.8 ppg, 8.0 apg and 6.0 spg ... Helped Holly Springs win back-to-back state titles in 2004 and 2005.

PERSONAL: Kenny Montrell Dawkins was born 7/23/87 in New Albany, MS ... Nickname is KD ... Parents are Wanda Dawkins and Kenneth Crawford ... Major is General Studies.

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