|City/State:||Baton Rouge, La.|
|High School:||Glen Oaks HS|
2010 All-Louisiana Second Team
2009 All-Louisiana Second Team
Transferred to Nebraska in the summer of 2010.
JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10)
Played in 30 games, starting 28 during the 2009-10 season, averaging 14.5 points per game, 2.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game ... 15th in the league in scoring average ... Averaged 36.2 minutes per game, second in the SEC ... Posted career high of 28 points against Western Kentucky in a second round win in the pre-season NIT (11/17) ... Hit four treys and 8-of-9 free throws in the game ... For the second straight year was over 80 percent from the free throw line (99-of-118, 83.9 percent), third best in the SEC ... 11 games of over 20 points ... Had back-to-back 25 point games at home against Tennessee (2/4) and Kentucky (2/6) ... 21 games in double figures, 45 for his three-year career ... Averaged 3.1 points more in scoring average but shooting percentages were down, dropping to 33.3 percent from the field and 28.4 percent from the arc, after shooting 40.3 percent as a sophomore ... Played a career high of 44 minutes in the game in Seattle against Washington State (12/22) ... Sprained his ankle in NIT semifinal against UConn (11/25), missing next game against Arizona and coming off the bench for two others ... Had other ankle issues during the year that hampered him.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007-08)
Moved into the starting point guard role and made it his own, starting 32-of-33 games, averaging 31.2 minutes a game ... Averaged 11.4 points per game, 2.9 rebounds per game and 2.6 assists per game ... Missed two games in early February with an ankle injury ... Showed his ability from the opening game, making 3-of-5 three pointers, in scoring 21 points against Jackson State (11/15) ... Equaled that in the centennial game against Arkansas (1/31) when he hit 5-of-6 treys ... Equaled career high of six assists on two occasions - vs. Troy (11/30) and against Florida (2/24) .... In Florida game, had no turnovers in 30 minutes ... 20 games in double figures ... Shot 41.2 percent from the floor (124-of-301) and made 60-fo-149 three-pointers (40.3 pct.) ... Hit 16 points in both games against Kentucky .... Positive assist-to-turnover ratio with 87 assists and 63 turnovers.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2006-07)
Played primarily as the back-up point guard during the 2007-08 season ... Played in 30 games, starting three, averaging 15.8 minutes per game ... Averaged 3.4 points per game, 1.2 rebounds ... Only four games in double figures came in November ... Had six assists against Southern University (11/30) ... 43 assists and 27 turnovers for the season ... In Arizona State game, hit 5-of-9 field goals, including 4-of-8 from the three-point line ... In his four double figure scoring games was 12-of-25 from the arc, finishing 20-of-62 for the season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Honor graduate of Glen Oaks for long-time head basketball coach Harvey Adger ... Glen Oaks won two state championships while he was there ... Earned Class 4A All-State honors, Baton Rouge Advocate All-Metro honors ... He was the MVP of the Louisiana High School Coaches Association All-Star game ... Averaged 26 points per game, seven assists per game and four rebounds a game ... Scored over 2,000 points at Glen Oaks.
Born in Baton Rouge on March 2, 1989 ... Right-handed ... Parents are John and Vanessa Spencer ... Has one older brother (John) and two older sisters (Tonya and Tamara) ... Chose LSU to "stay closer to home with family" ... Likes to talk on phone and play video games ... Favorite food is chicken, rice and gravy ... Favorite dessert is sweet potato pie ... Carmelo Anthony is his favorite basketball player and his favorite NBA team is the Denver Nuggets.
Top Career Performances
Points - 28, vs. Western Kentucky, 11/17/09
Rebounds - 7, vs. Western Kentucky, 11/17/09
Field Goals Made - 9, vs. Kentucky, 2/6/10
3PT Field Goals Made - 5, twice
Free Throws Made - 9, vs. Washington State, 12/22/09
Assists - 6, three times
Blocks - 2, vs. Arkansas, 2/24/10
Steals - 5, vs. South Carolina, 1/14/09
Minutes Played - 44, vs. Washington State, 12/22/09
Top Career Scoring Games
1. 28 - vs. Western Kentucky, 11/17/09
2. 25 - vs. Kentucky, 2/6/10
2. 25 - vs. Tennessee, 2/4/10
4. 23 - at Auburn, 2/27/10
4. 23 - vs. Washington State, 12/22/09
4. 23 - vs. ULM, 11/13/09
7. 22 - vs. Rice, 12/19/09
7. 22 - vs. Ole Miss, 1/23/10
9. 21 - three times