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Oliver Lafayette
Oliver Lafayette

Jan. 17, 2006

Oliver Lafayette
Position: Guard
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.
Experience: Jr. - TR
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 180

2005-06 Season (Junior)
Oliver Lafayette made national headlines earlier this season when the was named the Sporting News and Dick Vitale Player of the Week and Conference USA Player of the Week on December 5 after scoring a career-high 32 points against LSU (Nov. 29) and followed that performance with 28 points and a team-high five rebounds against No. 13 Arizona (Dec. 3) in a nationally-televised game ... Lafayette also 26 points against McNeese State (Dec. 31) and 25 points at North Texas (Dec. 23) ... he leads the Cougars in scoring and ranks fourth in C-USA leaders with 16.9 points per game ... he is one of the top seven three-point shooters in Conference USA with 38.1 percent (48-126) ... leads the league in steals with a 3.5 per contest.

Junior College
Named the NJCAA Division II Player of the Year after helping lead Brown Mackie to a 31-3 record ... averaged 18.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 4.4 steals per game ... received the most votes on All-Region VI Team ... selected to the All-Tournament Team at the national tournament and named a First-Team All-American ... scored the winning basket in a 69-67 victory over Division I, sixth-ranked Hutchinson last November ... played one semester as a freshman at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. High School Led Capitol High School to a 29-3 record while averaging 12.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game during his senior year ... was named to the All-City and All-District teams.

Personal
Born May 6, 1984, in Baton Rouge, La ... son of Earl K. Long and Yvette Lafayette ... major is sociology ... came to Houston after being recruited by LSU, Mississippi State, Louisiana-Lafayette and Southeastern Louisiana ... hobbies include playing football.

05/24/16
4 Cincinnati
vs 4 Cincinnati
Clearwater, Fla. (Bright House Field)
W, 9-1
GameTracker
05/26/16
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla. (Bright House Field)
2:00 PM
05/26/16
vs NCAA West Preliminary Round
Lawrence, Kan.
All Day
05/27/16
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla. (Bright House Field)
TBA
05/27/16
vs NCAA Championships
Eugene, Ore. (Eugene CC)
All Day
05/27/16
vs NCAA West Preliminary Round
Lawrence, Kan.
All Day
05/28/16
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla. (Bright House Field)
TBA
05/28/16
vs NCAA West Preliminary Round
Lawrence, Kan.
All Day
05/28/16
vs NCAA Championships
Eugene, Ore. (Eugene CC)
All Day
05/29/16
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla. (Bright House Field)
TBA
05/29/16
vs NCAA Championships
Eugene, Ore. (Eugene CC)
All Day
05/30/16
vs NCAA Championships
Eugene, Ore. (Eugene CC)
All Day
05/31/16
vs NCAA Championships
Eugene, Ore. (Eugene CC)
All Day
06/01/16
vs NCAA Championships
Eugene, Ore. (Eugene CC)
All Day
06/03/16
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/04/16
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/05/16
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/06/16
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/08/16
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/09/16
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/10/16
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/10/16
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/11/16
vs NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
All Day
06/24/16
vs USATF Junior Championships
Clovis, Calif.
All Day
06/25/16
vs USATF Junior Championships
Clovis, Calif.
All Day
06/26/16
vs USATF Junior Championships
Clovis, Calif.
All Day

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