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  LaMont Russell

LaMont Russell

Player Profile


Wichita, Kan.

High School:
Wichita South

Last College:
Hesston CC

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220



Started 17-straight games...One of the Redhawks top rebounders, who is strong underneath the basket.

2008-09: Started 23 of 30 games...Was the Redhawks second-leading rebounder with 6.1 per game...Shot a team-high 61.1 percent (55-of-90) from the field, while averaging five points per contest...Registered his first career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the third game of the season vs. Culver-Stockton (11/21)...Had another double-double with 10 points and 10 boards at Eastern Kentucky (2/12)...Scored double figures five times, with a career-high 11 points against both Culver-Stockton (11/21) and at Tennessee Tech (1/3)...Registered a career-high 17 rebounds at Kansas State (11/16)...Posted double-digit rebounds in back-to-back games twice during the season...Knocked down a perfect 7-of-7 free throws against Culver-Stockton (11/21)...Was the team's leading rebounder in 10 games...Came off the bench to lead the Redhawks in rebounding three-straight games (11/16-25)...Made first career start vs. Longwood (11/28), where he pulled down eight rebounds.

Hesston CC: Was named a third-team NJCAA All-American after averaging 17.5 points, 10.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game as a sophomore at Hesston Community College...Also a first-team All-Region VI selection...Was one of only 10 Division II NJCAA players to participate in the American Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game in Scottsdale, Ariz. ...Earned NJCAA Division II Co-Player of the Week honors on Jan. 19 after registering a pair of double-doubles (29 points, 22 rebounds against Highland CC; 28 points, 16 rebounds versus Brown Mackie CC)...Shot 59.5% from the field, while leading his team to a 23-9 record in 2007-08...Earned Preseason All-American honors that year...Averaged 13.5 points, nine rebounds and 1.5 steals per game en route to All-Region VI accolades as a freshman.

High School: Three-year letterman at Wichita South High School...First-team Colby Orange and Black Classic selection as a senior... Two-time All-City League honorable mention pick...Averaged 10.1 points and 7.1 rebounds as a senior...Also competed in track and field...Recipient of the "Doing the Right Thing" Award from the city of Wichita for his involvement in clubs and activities on and off the basketball court.

Personal: Born February 22, 1988...Majors in Graphic Design...Son of Larry and Wanda Russell.

LaMont Russell's Career Stats at Southeast Missouri State


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