LSU Men's Basketball BIO
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Tim Quarterman
Player Profile:
Tim Quarterman 1488438
Position: Guard
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 190 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Savannah, Ga.
High School: Johnson HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 10/27/1994

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Played in 33 games this season, starting 27 … For the second straight year averaged in double figures in points at 11.2 a game … Also averaged 4.6 rebounds a game and 3.6 assists a contest to go with 1.0 steals a game … 16 games in double figures, 35 for three years … Equaled career high at Houston, scoring 27 on 8-of-14 shooting (2 treys) and 9-of-11 from the line (12/13) … Had 10 rebounds … Also had 10 boards in the win over Kentucky (1/5) when Quarterman flirted with another triple double, scoring 21 points on 9-of-15 shooting (2 treys) … Also had seven assists, no turnovers … Four career double doubles, two in 2015 and two in 2015-16 … Made 48 treys, the most of his three years, shooting a career best season mark of 34.3 percent (48-of-140) … Made 98 in his three years … 66.0 percent for career from free throw line (190-of-288) … In top 10 in league stats in assist-to-turnover ratio with 120 assists to 53 turnovers … 10 games of five assists or more, 20 for his career … Had a six assist, no turnover game versus Missouri (3/1) and seven assist, no turnovers vs. Tennessee in the SEC QF … 302 career assists, 11th all-time at LSU … 103 career steals, 25th LSU player to top 100.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Made tremendous advancement for the Tigers in his second season with the team, showing a strong work ethic on both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor … Upped his scoring average nine points from 2.5 points per game as a freshman to 11.5 points with 40 treys. He also averaged 5.2 rebounds a game and had a team high assists total of 133 (4.0 assists per game average, sixth in the SEC) … Averaged 33.6 minutes per game, seventh in the league … Positive assist to-turnover ratio (133-80) … Posted the first triple double by an LSU played since Shaquille O’Neal in March 1992 when he scored 18 points, had 10 rebounds and 10 assists in the win at home over Ole Miss (2/28) … Had some of his best moments late in games that helped LSU rally to win … Late steal forced overtime vs. Texas Tech (11/18) … Helped LSU rally from nine down in the first overtime to force a second extra session in a game the Tigers would ultimately win against Georgia (1/10) … Hit 6-of-10 treys and had career best 27 points in that game … Had 21 off the bench in the win over No. 16 West Virginia (12/4) … 19 games in double figures in two years … First career double double came vs. Southern Miss (Dec. 22) with 12 points and 14 rebounds.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Started three games … Averaged 12.3 minutes a game, however in four post-season games played 56 minutes … Averaged 2.5 points per game, 1.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game … Best game came in the SEC Tournament Quarterfinals against Alabama when he scored 12 points in 12 minutes, hitting 5-of-8 field goals, including two treys … Had nine points against UAB (12/21), hitting two treys … Also had 9 assists in the UAB game (12/21) (most by an SEC player that season in a non-conference game) ... Had 8 rebounds against Vanderbilt (1/18) … Positive assist-to-turnover ratio of 49 assists to 35 turnovers with 24 steals … Made 10 three-pointers.

PRIOR TO LSU
Named regional player of the year in Georgia three straight seasons in Region 1-AAA … Named the Class AAA state player of the year by the Georgia Sportswriters’ Association and the Atlanta Journal Constitution … For two years, Quarterman was selected as the Savannah Morning News Player of the year … Led the Johnson HS Atom Smashers to the Class AAA state title as a senior, scoring a game-high 21 points in the championship game … Averaged 19.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 3.4 steals per game … Scored 35 points in a loss to national power Oak Hill Academy … 17.3 points per game as a junior … High School Coach was Utaff Gordon.

PERSONAL
Nickname is “Puncho” … Born on Oct. 27, 1994 in Savannah … Mom is Melissa Quarterman … Major is sports administration … Favorite food is chicken … Favorite NBA players are Tracy McGrady, Penny Hardaway, Kevin Durant.

Top Career Performances
Points: 27, twice
Rebounds: 14, vs. Southern Miss, 12/29/14
Field Goals Made: 10, vs. Georgia, 1/10/15
3 PT FG Game: 6, vs. Georgia, 1/10/15
Free Throws Made: 13, vs. Georgia, 1/26/16
Assists: 10, vs. Ole Miss, 2/28/15
Blocks: 3, vs. Georgia, 1/10/15
Steals: 5, at Texas A&M, 2/17/15
Minutes Played: 43 vs. Georgia, 1/10/15

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 27 at Houston, 12/13/15
1. 27 vs. Georgia, 1/10/15
3. 23 at Kentucky, 3/5/16
4. 22 vs. Georgia, 1/26/16
5. 21 vs. Kentucky, 1/5/16
5. 21 at West Virginia, 12/4/14
7. 20 vs. North Florida, 12/2/15
7. 20 vs. Marquette, 11/23/15
9. 19 vs. NC State, 11/24/15
9. 19 at Mizzou, 1/8/15

 

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