Marshall

Graves

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Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195lbs.
Class: Senior
City/State: Ponchatoula, La.
High School: University Lab School
Major: General Business
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

JUNIOR SEASON (2018-19)
Played in 11 games, averaging 2.5 points and 0.6 rebounds, averaging 7.8 minutes … Had his first career game in double figures when he hit 4-of-8 three-pointers in 26 minutes in a 12-points performance in the final game of the regular season against Vanderbilt (3/9) … Hit eight treys during the year, giving him 12 for his three years at LSU … Also played double figure minutes against Texas A&M (14, 2/26) and 20 against Incarnate Word (12/9) … Has appeared in 40 games over three years.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017-18)
Played in 14 games, scoring 18 points while averaging 5.1 minutes per game ... Averaged 1.3 points and 0.4 rebounds ... 7-of-19 from the field (36.8%) ... 4 three-point field goals ... Scored 7 points, career best against North Florida (12/22) in 10 minutes, better than the six he scored against UT Martin (11/29) in which he played a career best 16 minutes ... Played in 29 games over two years as a walk-on for the Tigers.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)
Invited to walk-on to the team for the 2016-17 season by LSU basketball staff ... Appeared in 15 games, scoring four total points, 0.3 ppg ... Also averaged 0.3 rebounds ... Averaged 3.2 minutes per game with a high of 14 minutes in the Texas A&M game (2/4) ... Posted three assists in that game ... Scored two points versus VCU (11/25) and the season finale in the SEC tournament against Mississippi State (3/8).

PRIOR TO LSU
Was part of the run of three state championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016 at University High in Baton Rouge along with teammates Skylar Mays (2014, 2015) and the late Wayde Sims (2014, 2015, 2016) ... Set a season school record in 2016 for free throw percentage at 91.4 percent ... Was named honorable mention all-state by the state sports writers for Class AAA ... Played point guard for Coach Joe Spencer.

PERSONAL
Born on April 20, 1998 ... Right handed ... Parents are Amy and Marshall Graves ... Young brother, Allen, and younger sister, Amoura ... Came to LSU to hopefully “play basketball” and liked school’s engineering programs ... Majoring in general business ... Favorite food is steak and favorite dessert choice is beignets ... . Favorite pro basketball player is former NBA star, now Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway ... Favorite pro athlete outside basketball is Tim Tebow.

Top Career Performances
Points: 12, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19
Rebounds: 3, at Auburn, 1/27/18
Field Goals Made: 4, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19
3 PT FG Game: 4, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19
Free Throws Made: 2, twice
Assists: 3, vs. Texas A&M, 2/4/17
Steals: 1, three times
Minutes Played: 26, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 12, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19
2. 7, vs. North Florida, 12/22/17
3. 6, vs. Incarnate Word, 12/9/18
3. 6, vs. UTM, 11/29/17
5. 3, vs. Tennessee, 2/23/19
5. 3, vs. Oklahoma State, 11/25/18
5. 3, at Auburn, 1/27/18
8. 2, vs. South Carolina, 1/19/19
8. 2, vs. Southeastern, 11/6/18
8. 2, vs. Alcorn, 11/10/17
8. 2, vs. Miss. State, 3/8/17
8. 2, vs. VCU, 11/25/16

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