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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.

11/21/16
George Mason
vs George Mason
Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
6:30 PM
11/22/16
vs Kent State/South Dakota
Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
TBA
11/23/16
vs TBD
Estero, Fla. (Germain Arena)
TBA

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#HTownTakeover


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