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#21 Aaron Epps
Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 220 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Ball, La.
High School: Tioga HS
Born: 04/28/1996
Aaron Epps Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/26/2015

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014-15)
Appeared in 14 games, starting two contests … Missed a segment of season with minor injuries …. Averaged 1.3 points and 1.4 rebounds …. Had best of five points versus Southern Miss (12/29) and the win at #18 Arkansas (3/7) …. Made both field goal attempts at that game … Played 18 minutes in the season opener vs. Gardner Webb with best of four rebounds … 3 blocks vs. Gardner-Webb (11/15) … Scored in five games.

PRIOR TO LSU
Played four years of basketball at Tioga for Coach Lance Brasher and was a high jumper for three years on the school track team under Coach Troy Prestridge … 2014 District Champions in Basketball … All District in 2012, 2013, 2014 … All-Cenla second team and honorable mention all-state in 2013 and District MVP, All-Cenla 1st team (MVP), All-State 1st team … Averaged 22.3 points, 11.2 rebounds and 6.7 blocks as a senior after posting an 18 points-12 rebounds double double as a junior… Four-year honor student in English, Math, Science and Social Studies … In track was a District and Regional champion in the High Jumper in 2012 and 2013 and State Runnerup in 2013.

PERSONAL
Born April 28, 1996 in Louisville, Ky. … Full name Aaron DeVon Epps … Right handed … Parents are Toma Epps and Evander Epps, Sr. … Other members of the family are Evander Epps, Jr., Jamar Green, Aniyah Haymore … Undecided on a major … Said coming to LSU “has been my dream school ever since I was eight years old.” … Hobbies include “working on my game.” … Favorite Food is Red Beans and Rice … Favorite professional basketball player is Kevin Durant and Favorite Athlete outside basketball is the Saints’ Drew Brees … Favorite NBA team is the New Orleans Pelicans.

Top Career Performances
Points: 5, twice
Rebounds: 4, vs. Gardner-Webb, 11/15/14
Field Goals Made: 2, three times
3 PT FG Game: 1, twice
Free Throws Made:
Assists: 1, three times
Blocks: 3, vs. Gardner-Webb, 11/15/14
Steals: 1, vs. Gardner-Webb, 11/15/14
Minutes Played: 18, vs. Gardner Webb, 11/15/14

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 5, at Arkansas, 3/7/15
1. 5, vs. Southern Miss, 12/29/14
3. 4, at Mississippi State, 1/13/15
4. 2, vs. Savannah State, 1/3/15
4. 2, vs. Gardner-Webb, 11/15/14

 

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