Daryl

Edwards

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Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 185lbs.
Class: Senior
City/State: Fresno, Calif.
High School: Fresno Central HS
Other College: Northwest Florida St.
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

JUNIOR SEASON (17-18)
Played in 32 games with 16 starts, including eight of the last 11 games ... Averaged 6.8 points per game, 1.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game ... 73-of-158 FG (46.2%), 39 3FGS, 31-of-39 FT (79.5%) ... Best game was 21 points at Alabama (2/13) on 8-of-10 field goal shooting, including 3-of-3 from the arc ... Nine games scoring in double figures ... Averaged 22 minutes per game ... Made three three-point field goals five times ... Scored 11 points in the SEC Tournament game with Mississippi State with three treys ... Scored all 14 of his points against Arkansas at home in the first half (2/3) to help the Tigers get a big momentum swing that carried them through the game.

PRIOR TO LSU
Edwards helped Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida, advance deep into the National Junior College basketball championships both years with his team going to the final eight in 2016 and the national semifinals in 2017 under Coach Steve DeMeo ... As a sophomore (2016-17), he averaged 13.6 points per game, 3.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 28.4 minutes per game. He shot 48.9 percent (161-of-329) and shot over 46 percent from the arc (76 treys) ... He ranked 23rd in national junior college stats in three-point percentage ... As a freshman (2015-16) he averaged 13.4 points per game, 4.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists. He averaged 27.4 minutes per game and shot 45.2 percent from the field with 47 treys ... The 2017 team won the Panhandle Conference title and in advancing to the national semis, Edwards averaged 19.3 points in the tournament and earned Division I All-Tournament honors ... He was the No. 23 ranked junior college player in the country ... Also played high school football (QB/WR) for four years at Fresno High .... In high school averaged 29 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. 

PERSONAL
Born on March 10, 1996 ... Right handed ... Father is Daryl Edwards, Sr. and mom is Connie Breazell ... One brother, Darren Edwards, and sisters Destiny Edwards and Karess Sainz ... Major is interdisciplinary studies ... Enjoys watching "netflix" ... Favorite food is barbecue and favorite dessert is fudge brownies ... Favorite pro basketball player is John Wall and favorite team the Washington Wizards ... Basketball superstition is to "always make first shot of day and last" in practice.

Top Career Performances
Points: 21, at Alabama, 2/13/18
Rebounds: 5, vs. twice
Field Goals Made: 8, at Alabama, 2/13/18
3 PT FG Game: 3, five times
Free Throws Made: 4, twice
Assists: 6, vs. Samford, 11/16/17
Blocks: 1, three times
Steals: 3, at Alabama, 2/13/18
Minutes Played: 34, at Florida, 2/7/18

Top LSU Career Scoring Games
1. 21, at Alabama, 2/13/18
2. 15, vs. UTM, 11/29/17
3. 14, vs. Arkansas, 2/3/18
4. 12, vs. Texas A&M, 1/23/18
5. 11, vs. Miss. State, 3/8/18
5. 11, at UGA, 2/24/18
5. 11, vs. Sam Houston, 12/19/17
8. 10, vs. N. Florida, 12/22/17
8. 10, vs. SFA, 12/16/17
10. 9, at Florida, 2/7/18

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