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#45 Aaron Dotson
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 205 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Rainier Beach HS
Major: Undecided
Born: 03/31/1991
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Aaron Dotson Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/22/2011

Asked for release after sophomore season, transferred to University of Utah.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11)
Played in all 32 games, starting 21 ... 38 career starts at LSU ... Averaged 6.8 points per game, 2.7 rebounds ... Averaged 23.6 minutes ... Improved three-point shoot percentage to 37.5 percent (21-of-56), from 7-of-46 the year before ... Also improved free throw percentage to 70.2 percent (73-of-104) up from 53.5 percent a year ago ... Had a career high of 17 in the opening game against Northwestern State (11/12) and his best SEC game was the 16 at Mississippi State (2/23) ... Seven games in double figures, 10 total in two years ... Hit four treys in win at South Alabama (11/28) ... Had career best of eight rebounds vs. Arkansas (1/12).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10)
Returned to play after minor knee surgery during his senior high school season ... First freshman starter in opening game for LSU since Anthony Randolph at the start of the 2007-08 season ... Scored in double figures in three games in late December and early January with a high of 11 vs. Washington State (12/22) ... Averaged 3.2 points per game, 1.7 rebounds and 18.6 minutes per game ... Played in 29 games and started 17.

PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred from Garfield High after his sophomore season and led Rainier to the Class 3A State Championship in 2008 for Coach Mike Bethea with a 24-1 record ... Averaged 13.5 points per game as a junior ... Suffered a crack in the patella tendon of his left knee early in his senior season forcing him to miss six games ... Although he did return to play, he eventually shut his season down and had minor surgery to clean up the knee area in preparation for the 200-10 season at LSU ... Had a great summer of 2008 playing in the camps and drawing the attention of several major programs.

PERSONAL
Born on March 31, 1991 ... Full name is Aaron Theodore Dotson, goes by A.D. ... Parents are Anthony Sr., and Adrienne Dotson ... One older brother, Anthony, Jr., and one younger sibling, Averi ... Hobbies include eating and web surfing ... Teriyaki Chicken is his favorite food ... Favorite NBA team is the Los Angeles Lakers and their star player Kobe Bryant.

Top Career Performances
Points
17, vs. Northwestern State, 11/12/10

Rebounds
8, vs. Arkansas, 1/12/11

Field Goals Made
5, twice

3 PT FG Made
4, at South Alabama, 11/28/10

Free Throws Made
7, vs. Northwestern State, 11/12/10

Assists
5, vs. McNeese, 1/4/10

Blocks
2, three times

Steals
2, vs. Memphis, 11/21/10

Minutes Played
39, at S. Alabama, 11/28/10

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 17 - vs. Northwestern State, 11/12/10
2. 16 - at Mississippi State, 2/23/11
3. 15 - at South Alabama, 11/28/10
4. 13 - vs. Tennessee-Martin, 11/18/10
5. 12 - vs. Memphis, 11/21/10
6. 11 - vs. Washington State, 12/22/09
7. 10 - vs. Miss. State, 2/5/11
7. 10 - at Kentucky, 1/15/11
7. 10 - vs. McNeese State, 1/4/10
10. 10 - vs. Rice, 12/19/09

 

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