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#55 Andrew Del Piero
Position: Center
Height: 7'3"
Weight: 254 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: Squad
City/State: Austin, Texas
High School: Westlake HS
Major: Sociology
Born: 05/22/1990
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Andrew Del Piero Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/25/2013

SEASON SEASION (2012-13)
The former band member earned a scholarship for his senior season and by the end of the season may have been one of the most improved players in the Southeastern Conference, going from playing just two minutes in the season opener to starting 22 of the team’s 31 games … Averaged 4.3 points and 3.1 rebounds with 34 blocks … Averaged 13.6 minutes per game … 54-of-98 field goals made … Two games in double figures – 13 vs. Mississippi State (2/16) and 10 against Bethune Cookman (1/5) … Made 4-of-6 field goals and had 9 points in the road win at Texas A&M (3/6) … Blocked 4 shots against Houston Baptist (12/28) … Played 33 minutes against Florida (1/12) … Graduated in May 2013.

JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12)
In his second season as a walk-on for the Tigers, played in four games, scoring in two games ... Scored two points versus Grambling (12/29) and one point versus Ole Miss (1/7) ... Played seven minutes in the Grambling game ... Averaged 0.8 points per game and 0.5 rebounds ... Had two rebounds in the season opener against Nicholls (11/12).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11)
Walked-on to the team prior to the season and was able to practice with the team while redshirting from competition.

PRIOR TO JOINING TEAM
Was a member of the Golden Band from Tigerland for two years as a member of the tuba section ... Played one year of high school basketball ... Was a Class 5A selection for the All-State band for two years while in high school.

PERSONAL
Full name is Andrew Carl Del Piero ... Born on May 20, 1990 in Houston, Texas ... Parents are Paul and Debbie Del Piero ... Dad played basketball at Dartmouth College ... Two brothers - Will Del Piero (22), Logan Richardson (30) ... Major at LSU is music ... Fourth year at LSU ... Favorite NBA team is the San Antonio Spurs and favorite player is Manu Ginobili ... Favorite singer is Jim Morrison.

Andrew Del Piero’s Season/Career Bests

Points:
Season: 13 vs. Miss. State, 2/16/13
Career: 13 vs. Miss. State, 2/16/13

Rebounds:
Season: 7 at South Carolina, 2/14/13
Career: 7 at South Carolina, 2/14/13

Field Goals Made
Season: 5, twice
Career: 5, twice

Free Throws Made
Season: 5, vs. South Carolina, 1/16/13
Career: 5, vs. South Carolina, 1/16/13

Assists:
Season: 1, four times
Career: 1, four times

Blocks:
Season: 4, vs. Houston Baptist, 12/28/12
Career: 4, vs. Houston Baptist, 12/28/12

Steals:
Season: 1, three times
Career: 1, three times

Minutes Played:
Season: 33, vs. Florida, 1/12/13
Career: 33, vs. Florida, 1/12/13

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 13 vs. Mississippi State, 2/16/13
2. 10 vs. Bethune Cookman, 1/5/13
3. 9 at Texas A&M, 3/16/13
3. 9 vs. Houston Baptist, 12/28/12
5. 8 vs. Mississippi Valley State, 11/24/12
6. 7 5 times

 

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