FRESHMAN SEASON (2017-18)
Played in eight games, averaging 1.9 points and 2.0 rebounds a game … Made 5-of-11 field total field goal attempts … Best game was against North Florida when he played 11 minutes, making 3-of-4 field goals (all three free throw attempts) and had nine points. Also scored three points with seven rebounds against Sam Houston State … Suspended for the remainder of the season prior to the Jan. 31 Tennessee game.
PRIOR TO LSU
Comes to LSU from Victory Rock Prep in Bradenton, Florida … Loren Jackson, high school coach … Kiir helped Victory Rock to a 27-8 record this past season … Led team with averages of 13. 4 points and 8.2 rebounds and also had averages of 2.3 assists, 1.6 blocks and 1.2 steals ... Shot 54.6 percent from the field and 71.1 percent from the free-throw line … When he signed, was rated as a four-star prospect by ESPN at No. 95.
Born on Jan. 1, 1998 … Native of South Sudan … Lived in Melbourne, Australia before playing last four seasons at Victory Rock … Followed similar pattern of LSU senior Duop Reath who was from South Sudan and later Australia before going to junior college.
Top Career Performances
Points: 9, vs. North Florida, 12/22/17
Rebounds: 7, vs. Sam Houston, 12/19/17
Field Goals Made: 3, vs. North Florida, 12/22/17
3 PT FG Game:
Free Throws Made: 3, vs. North Florida, 12/22/17
Assists: 1, vs. North Florida, 12/22/17
Blocks: 1, twice
Steals: 1, at Texas A&M, 1/6/18
Minutes Played: 11, vs. North Florida, 12/22/17
Career Scoring Games
1. 9, vs. North Florida, 12/22/17
2. 3, vs. Sam Houston, 12/19/17
3. 2, vs. Marquette, 11/22/17
4. 1, vs. Kentucky, 1/3/18