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Lawrence Nwevo
Lawrence Nwevo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lagos, Nigeria

High School:
Towson Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 260

Position:
F/C

Experience:
3L

2007-08 (Junior): Averaged 4.8 points and 2.8 rebounds in 13.7 minutes over the course of 19 appearances ... Made 10-consecutive starts from Dec. 4-Jan. 19 ... 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting in 17 minutes at New Orleans (11/28) ... Posted a pair of 11-point showings in non-conference games with Rice (12/22) and at Texas Tech (1/1) ... Logged a season-high 26 minutes against the Red Raiders while having his best game from the floor, converting 5-of-8 shots for .625 pct. while pulling down six rebounds ... Had eight points and seven boards in the season-opener against LeTourneau (11/13).

2006-07 (Junior): Played in 27 games, earning three starts ... Averaged 4.9 points and 3.9 rebounds per game ... Shot 47.3% (52-of-110) from the field and 57.1% (28-of-49) from the free throw line ... In Southland Conference games only, averaged 7.0 ppg and 3.9 rpg ... Shot 53.3% (32-of-60) from the field and 66.7% (20-of-30) from the free throw line ... Tied his career-high with 13 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field and grabbed nine rebounds vs. Louisiana College (1/1/07) ... Grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds at Memphis (12/28/06) ... Scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds at Texas-San Antonio (1/6/07) ... Scored 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting from the field and 3-of-4 from the free throw line vs. Northwestern State (1/20/07) ... Scored 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field and grabbed six rebounds vs. Nicholls State (2/1/07).

2005-06 (Freshman): Played in 17 games, earning one start ... Averaged 1.8 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Had four blocked shots and two steals ... Shot 36.7% (11-of-30) from the field and 40.9% (9-of-22) from the free throw line ... Scored a season-high 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field vs. Arkansas State (12/14/05) ... Scored three points at Memphis (11/28/05) ... Grabbed a season-high six rebounds at Texas-Arlington (1/14/06) ... Played a season-high 28 minutes at Arkansas State (12/14/05).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Mike Daniels at Towson Catholic HS ... Averaged 11 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots per game as a senior ... Shot 66% from the field ... Baltimore Catholic League first-team all-tournament ... Baltimore County Schools first-team all-conference ... Played for the Charm City All-Stars vs. USA All-Stars in the Charm City Classic ... Helped Nigeria win the Gold Medal at the 21-under African Championship ... Played on the Nigerian 21-under National Team in the Global Games in Frisco, Texas and the World Youth Championships in Argentina.

PERSONAL: Lawrence Don Nwevo (nuh-way-vo) was born September 5, 1985 in Lagos, Nigeria ... Son of Don Nwevo ... Major is undecided ... Hobbies are music, video games, movies and traveling.

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