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Mays

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Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 200lbs.
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Findlay Prep
Major: Biology
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)
Started at point guard in 25-of-the-31 games that LSU played during the season …. Averaged 22.9 minutes per game, 8.3 points, 2.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.3 steals per contest … 13 games scoring in double figures, 10 against Southeastern Conference teams … 7 games of 5 assists or more … Averaged 10.4 points per game in the 18 regular season league games … Improved scoring average from 5.6 to 8.3 at end of season … Finished the year 10th in the league in assist average … 113 assists and 69 turnovers, an assist/turnover ratio of 1.6, ninth in the league … Best assist game of 11 in the win over Houston (11/29) … had 22 points at Arkansas, hitting 6-of-9 field goals with one trey and 9-of-11 at the free throw line (1/21) … Had 19 at Ole Miss (2/14) … Shot 41 percent from the field (83-202), 21 treys (32.8%) and 81.2 percent at the free throw line (69-85) … 28-of-31 at the line (90.3%) over the last 10 games of the year.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played four seasons at University High School in Baton Rouge (grades 8-11) where he averaged 7.2 assists per game under head coach Joe Spencer (last year at U-High, 2014-15) ... He had 888 assists in his career and 295 steals with only 367 turnovers … Averaged 11.1 during the 2013-14 season and 9.1 points, 8.1 assists and 3.2 rebounds during the 2014-15 campaign … Set the record for assists at the LHSAA Top-28 twice with 17 in two games ... Helped the Cubs to back-to-back high school 3A State Championships in 2014 and 2015 … Named First Team All-State twice and was a three-time First Team All-District selection … High school teammates with teammate Wayde Sims … Transferred to Findlay Prep for his senior season (2015-16) where he played under Andy Johnson in 29 games, averaging 10.9 points per game, 5.3 assists per game, 3.0 rebounds per game and 2.7 steals per game … Member of the honor roll.

PERSONAL
Born on Sept. 5, 1997 … Right-handed …Parents are Stan and Shannon Mays … Has seven siblings, Stan Jr., Sydney, Spencer, Sierra, Sonae, Soleah and Seth … Relative David Mays played quarterback in the WFL & NFL … Said … style of play and proximity to home were reasons he chose to come to LSU … Enjoys watching movies and swimming … Fried rice and chocolate chip cookies are his favorite foods … Lists his favorite TV show as the Jamie Foxx Show and his favorite celebrity is Will Smith … Kevin Garnett and Chris Paul are his favorite professional basketball players and is an avid fan of the New Orleans Pelicans … Favorite athlete outside of basketball is Cam Newton … Anticipated major is biology.

Top Career Performances
Points: 22, at Arkansas (1/21/17)
Rebounds: 4, five times
Field Goals Made: 6, twice
3 PT FG Game: 3, twice
Free Throws Made: 9, at Arkansas (1/21/17)
Assists: 11, vs. Houston (11/29/16)
Blocks: 1, twice
Steals: 4, twice
Minutes Played: 36, vs. Florida (1/27/17)

Top LSU Career Scoring Games
1. 22, at Arkansas (1/21/17)
2. 19, at Ole Miss (2/14/17)
3. 15, at Miss. State (3/4/17)
3. 15, at Georgia (2/25/17)
5. 14, vs. VCU (11/25/16)
6. 13, vs. Miss. State (SECT) (3/8/17)
6. 13, vs. Florida (1/25/17)
8. 12, vs. Texas A&M (2/4/17)
8. 12, vs. Alabama (1/14/17)
10. 11, twice

 

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