Height: 5'11"
Weight: 167lbs.
Class: Sophomore
City/State: New Haven, Conn.
High School: Notre Dame HS
Experience: 1 Letter


Freshman All-SEC Team, 2018
Freshman of the Year, All-Louisiana, 2018

Started 32-of-33 games … Averaged 15.9 points per game, 3.4 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game … Played an average of 33 minutes a game … Finished the season with 198 assists, topping the school record for freshman of 158 set in 2016 by Ben Simmons and at end of season had the second most assists in a single season by an LSU player … 21 games scoring in double figures … Five double doubles (four points-assists; one points-rebounds) … 10 games of 20 or more points … Waters, according to, Waters is the first LSU freshman since the 1992-93 season (the last season site database can reference) to average 15 points and five assists in a season …. The last SEC freshman to do it was John Wall of Kentucky during the 2009-10 season … Two-time SEC Freshman of the Week … Made two treys in the final 12 seconds to get LSU the win at Texas A&M (1/6) … Points-rebound double double came against Kentucky (1/3) when he had 18 points, 11 rebounds … Five games of double figure assists (4 of 10 and 11 vs. Arkansas, 2/3) … 21 games of five assists or more in a game, including the last four games of the season … Finished the season No. 8 I in the SEC in scoring, No. 2 in assists, No. 1 in steals, No. 8 in free throw percentage (117-146, 80.1%), seventh in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.1) and sixth in the league in minutes played … Led teams in scoring 15 times, rebounding three times and assists 28 times … Top game of 39 points against Marquette in the Maui Classic … 28 versus Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament (3/8) and 28 vs. Vandy on Feb. 20 … For the season, made 168-of-403 field goals for 41.7 percent, including 72-of-205 (35.1%).

Averaged 25.3 points, 4.6 assists and 4.6 steals per game while shooting 87.3 percent from the free throw line as a senior in 2017 for Notre Dame High, leading the Knights (22-2) to the first round of the Class LL state tournament … Four-star prospect who is ranked No. 32 in the 2017 ESPN rankings and No. 41 overall in the 2017 class according to Listed as the eighth point guard in the top 100 rankings by ESPN … Waters played in the Jordan Brand All-Star game, where he had eight points and two assists … He was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for Connecticut for the 2016-17 season … Also played football and baseball in high school.

Born Jan. 10, 1998 in New Haven, Connecticut … Right-handed … Parents are Vanessa and Ed Waters … Six brothers: John, Jordan, Edward,  Curt, Keshaun and George … Major at LSU is business and finance with a minor in psychology … likes to listen to music and get a massage to relax ... Favorite food is mom’s rice and kielbasa … Favorite dessert is graham crackers and mile ... Favorite celebrity is Drake … Favorite pro basketball player is Lebron James and Kyrie Irving ... Favorite NBA team is "wherever LeBron James is playing" so now that is the LA Lakers ... Favorite pro athlete outside basketball is NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown.

Top Career Performances
Points: 39, vs. Marquette, 11/22/17
Rebounds: 11, vs. Kentucky, 1/3/18
Field Goals Made: 13, vs. Marquette, 11/22/17
3 PT FG Game: 5, four times
Free Throws Made: 9, vs. Arkansas, 2/3/18
Assists: 11, vs. Arkansas, 2/3/18
Blocks: 1, vs. Houston, 12/13/17
Steals: 8, vs. Texas A&M, 1/23/18
Minutes Played: 40, vs. Marquette, 11/22/17

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 39, vs. Marquette, 11/22/17
2. 28 vs. Miss. State (SECT), 3/8/18
2. 28, vs. Vandy, 2/20/18
4. 27, vs. Arkansas, 2/3/18
4. 27, vs. Alcorn, 11/10/17
6. 25, at UGA, 2/24/18
7. 21, vs. Mizzou, 2/17/18
7. 21, at Texas A&M, 1/6/18
7. 21, vs. Michigan, 11/20/17
10. 20, vs. UNCW, 12/10/17

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Sampson, Vial and Waters Post-MSU
Waters and Epps Post-Vanderbilt
Mays, Waters Postgame - vs. Ole Miss