10 graduates earned all-conference honors at Lamar
Cardinals finish year with their highest win total since 1983-84
Cardinals making first trip to NCAA Tournament since 2000
Cardinals roll over McNeese State 70-49 for first trip to NCAA's since 2000
Lamar and McNeese State will meet Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Merrell Center
Cardinals suffer road loss to Colonels in Thibodaux, LA
Lamar vs. No. 9 Louisville from KFC Yum! Center. 11/13/11
2010-11: Named honorable mention All-Southland Conference ... Played in all 30 games as a junior, starting 19 times ... Led the team, and ranked fourth in the Southland, in rebounding at 8.3 per game ... Averaged 9.5 points per game which was good enough for fourth on the team ... In addition to rebounding, ranked among the Southland leaders in steals (6th at 1.6 per game) and blocked shots (11th at 0.7 per game) ... Led Lamar with 58 steals and 22 blocked shots ... Shot 46.8 percent from the floor to finish second on the team ... Averaged a double-double of 10.9 points and 10.9 rebounds per game in Southland Conference play ... Was tied for the top rebounder in SLC competition, and also ranked second in steals (2.1) and sixth in blocked shots (1.1) ... Had a team-leading nine double-doubles on the year ... Scored a career-best 23 points, adding 13 rebounds, in LU's 99-75 win at Central Arkansas (1/8) ... Scored 16 points, and grabbed a career-high 15 boards, in Lamar's 107-72 home win over UCA (1/22) ... Scored 21 points and had nine rebounds in Division I debut against Lyon College (11/12) ... Scored in double-figures 12 times, and had 14 games with 10 or more rebounds ... Posted 10 rebounds and a career-high five blocked shots at UTSA (2/5) ... Led Lamar in scoring three times, and in rebounding 20 times.
Junior College: Played for coach Herb Evans at Southwestern Christian College ... Led all of National Junior College Athletic Association Division I in scoring as a sophomore at 27.8 points per game ... Named second-team All-America, first-team All-Region V and first-team all-conference ... Helped team to 22-8 record as a sophomore ... Grabbed 11.1 rebounds per game to rank 13th in the country ... Also dished out 5.7 assists per game and averaged 2.8 steals per contest ... Hit 55.0 percent from the floor and 40.0 percent from three-point range ... Dropped 46 points on Temple College, shooting 20-of-28 from the floor ...
High School: Played for coach Rex Morgan at Arlington Country Day High School ... Named all-state and helped team to state title two years in a row ... Averaged 22 points and 14 rebounds per game as a senior ... Added six assists and five steals per contest.
Personal: Devon Lamb was born on September 22, 1987, in Jacksonville, Florida ... Son of Melanie Tinsley and Jonny Ellison ... Is a general studies major.