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Oliver Lafayette
Oliver  Lafayette

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Capitol

Last College:
Brown Mackie College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
05/06/1984

Experience:
1L

Major:
Sociology


2005-06 (AS A JUNIOR)
• Named All-Conference USA Second-Team selection.
• Ranked second nationally and set Conference USA and UH records with 3.39 steals per game.
• Tied a C-USA record and ranked second in school history behind All-American Clyde Drexler with 105 steals.
• Started 30 of Houston's 31 games.
• Scored a game-high 23 points and tied a school NIT record with eight steals against BYU.
• Ranked third among C-USA scoring leaders with 15.7 points per game.
• Scored a season-high 32 points to lead Houston to an upset win at No. 25 LSU
• Netted 28 points against No. 13 Arizona to earn National Player of the Week honors by The Sporting News.
• Named C-USA Player of the Week on Dec. 5.
• Scored 27 points against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and 26 points versus McNeese State.
• Tallied 22 points and a career-high of seven rebounds against Rice.
• Also pulled down a career-best of seven rebounds at South Alabama.
• Collected five steals seven times.
• Handed out five assists versus SMU and Florida Tech.

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 NJCAA National Tournament.
• Named a First-Team All-America selection.
• Scored the winning basket in a 69-67 victory over (NJC AA Division I, No. Six Hutchinson.)
• Played one semester as a freshman at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Led Capitol High School to a 29-3 record.
• Averaged 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.

Watch Houston Video
11/10/17
McNeese
McNeese
TBD
TBA
GameTracker
11/13/17
Lynn exhibition
at Lynn exhibition
Boca Raton, Fla.
TBA
11/17/17
Drexel
vs Drexel
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
3:30 PM
11/18/17
vs Mercer/Liberty
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
3:30 PM
11/19/17
vs Mercer/Liberty
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
5:30 PM
11/20/17
vs TBD
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
TBA
11/25/17
UIW
UIW
TBD
TBA
GameTracker
11/29/17
New Orleans
New Orleans
TBD
TBA
GameTracker
12/02/17
Arkansas
Arkansas
TBD
TBA
GameTracker
12/06/17
Fairfield
Fairfield
TBD
All Day
GameTracker
12/09/17
Saint Louis
at Saint Louis
St. Louis, Mo.
TBA
12/13/17
LSU
at LSU
Baton Rouge, La.
TBA
12/16/17
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
TBD
All Day
GameTracker
12/20/17
Providence
vs Providence
Uncasville, Conn.
TBA
03/08/18
vs TBD
Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
TBA
03/09/18
vs TBD
Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
TBA
03/10/18
vs TBD
Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
TBA
03/11/18
vs TBD
Orlando, Fla (Amway Center)
All Day
03/13/18
vs TBD
Dayton, Ohio
TBA
03/14/18
vs TBD
Dayton, Ohio
TBA
03/15/18
vs TBD
TBD
All Day
03/16/18
vs TBD
TBD
All Day
03/17/18
vs TBD
TBD
TBA

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