Marshall

Graves

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Guard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185lbs.
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Ponchatoula, La.
High School: University Lab School
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

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 rebound … 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 at 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 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 likes school’s engineering programs … Majoring in mechanical engineering … Favorite food is steak and favorite dessert choice is beignets …. Favorite pro basketball players are Dirk Nowitzki and Penny Hardaway … Favorite pro athlete outside basketball is Olympic gold medal sprinter, Usain Bolt.

Top Career Performances
Points: 2, twice
Rebounds: 1, four times
Field Goals Made: 1, vs. VU (11/25/16)
3 PT FG Game:
Free Throws Made: 2, vs. Miss. State (SECT) (3/8/17)
Assists: 3, vs. Texas A&M (2/4/17)
Blocks:
Steals: 1, vs. Houston (11/29/16)
Minutes Played: 14, vs. Texas A&M (2/4/17)

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 2, vs. Miss. State (3/8/17)
1. 2, vs. VCU (11/25/16)

 

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