Hornsby was able to practice with the team throughout the year as he went through his transfer season after coming to LSU from UNC-Asheville. He will have two years remaining beginning with the 2014-15 season.
FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE SEASONS (2011-12, 2012-13 AT UNC Asheville)
Played two seasons at UNC Asheville … As a freshman in 2012, played in all 34 games and earned one start … Tallied 21 points in home victory over Mars Hill … 8-of-12 from the field and 3-of-5 from the arc ...Scored 11 points and tied game with three-point play late in regulation at Winthrop … Third on the team in three-pointers with 15 … Averaged 4.0 points as a freshman … In 2013, Hornsby averaged 15.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game, while shooting 37.9 percent from three-point range … He also shot 92.5 percent from the free-throw line (99-107), second best in Division I … Made 50 treys with a positive assist-to-turnover ratio of 94 assists to 67 turnovers with 43 steals and an average of 33 minutes a contest … Started 29 starts as a sophomore.
Played at Oak Hill Academy (Va.) … Began his prep career at Hampton Road Academy in Newport News (Va.) before going to Oak Hill … Tremendous senior year for Oak Hill team that finished 29-4 overall and was ranked fourth nationally … Averaged 11.4 points, two assists and three rebounds per game as a senior … Led the Warriors in three-point shooting at 50.4 percent … Junior year averaged six points and three assists … Finished his career with 1,341 points … Earned academic award for basketball team and was student speaker at graduation … President of student government.
Full name is Keith Randall Hornsby … Born on Jan. 30, 1992 … Parents are Bruce and Kathy Hornsby … Father is the Grammy-Award winning musician… One brother, Russell, who runs track at the University of Oregon … Major is mass communications.