Laval Lucas-Perry 31
Laval Lucas-Perry

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Flint, Mich.

High School:
Powers Catholic

Last College:
Arizona

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
G

Birthdate:
03/15/1989


At Michigan ... (2009-10) ... Helped Michigan to a 15-17 record ... Earned No. 8 seed at Big Ten Tournament, advancing to quarterfinal ... (2008-09) ... Missed first nine games completing NCAA transfer ... Helped Michigan to a 21-14 record, which tied a school record for the largest single-season turnaround in program history ... Helped U-M earn its first NCAA Tournament bid in 11 years ... Earned No. 10 seed at NCAA Tournament, advancing to second round after 62-59 victory over No. 7 seed Clemson ... Eliminated by No. 2 seed Oklahoma, 73-63, in second round ... Earned No. 7 seed at the Big Ten Tournament, advancing to quarterfinal ... Helped U-M to two top-five wins after defeating No. 4 UCLA (Nov. 20, 55-52) and No. 4 Duke (Dec. 6, 81-73) ... Helped U-M to 4-5 record against national top 25 opponents ... Helped U-M set team records for single season free throw percentage (75.7%), three-point field goals (305) and three-point field goal attempts (912) ... (2007-08) ... Played on semester at Arizona before transferring to Michigan ... Allowed to practice with team second semester.

Junior/Sophomore (2009-10) ... Played in all 32 games, making 22 starts ... Averaged 4.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game ... Scored 155 points ... Scored in double-figures six times ... Had a season-high 18 points against Creighton (Nov. 26) ... Had 75 rebounds, 13 offensive and 62 defensive ... Grabbed a career-best six rebounds against Coppin State (Dec. 22) ... Recorded 53 assists ... Tied a career-high five assists at Indiana (Dec. 31) ... Shot 34.7 percent (50-for-144) from the field ... Shot 29.1 percent (30-for-103) from three-point range ... Shot 64.1 percent (25-for-39) from the free-throw line ... Made 30 three-point field goals ... Made a career-best-tying four three-pointers twice -- against Creighton (Nov. 26) and at Penn State (Jan. 7) ... Recorded one block, against Northern Michigan (Nov. 14) ... Had 19 steals ... Recorded a career-high-tying two steals three times -- against Creighton (Nov. 26), Alabama (Nov. 29) and Coppin State (Dec. 22) ... Played 683 minutes ... Averaged 21.3 minutes per game ... Played 20-or-more minutes in 21 games ... Played a career-high 36 minutes against Detroit (Dec. 13).

Sophomore/Freshman (2008-09) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Petitioned the NCAA and was granted a season of competition waiver to regain one season of eligibility ... Played in 26 games with 12 starts ... Made U-M debut vs. Oakland (Dec. 20) after sitting out the first semester following his transfer from the University of Arizona ... In debut had 14 points draining his first three-point field goal attempts en route to a 4-for-6 performance ... Averaged 6.5 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists ... Posted eight games scoring in double figures ... Scored a career-best 19 points in comeback win at Minnesota (March 7) ... Finished game 6-for-7 from field, 3-for-4 on three-point field goals and 4-for-4 on free throws ... Trailing by 12 points, scored 11 of his 19 points in a three-minute span to pull the Wolverines back into game, which U-M went on to win ... Had a career-best-tying five rebounds against Wisconsin (Dec. 31) ... Drained 31 three-point field goals ... Shot 37.3 percent (47-for-126) from the field, 34.4 percent (31-for-90) on three-point field goals and 78.2 percent (43-for-55) on free throws ... Had 31 assists (1.2) ... Had a career-best five assists against Illinois (Jan. 4) ... Had a career-best one block, five times ... Recorded first career block against N.C. Central (Dec. 29) ... Had 16 steals (0.6) ... Had a career-best two steals, two times -- against Florida Gulf Coast (Dec. 22) and Iowa (Jan. 11) ... Played in 18.2 minutes per game ... Played 10-or-more minutes in 19 games ... Had 12 games with 20-plus minutes and three 30-plus ... Played a career-best 34 minutes at Indiana (Jan. 7).

Summer (2008) ... Traveled with Athletes In Action to the 2008 Jones Cup (July 10-18) in Taipei, Taiwan helping them to a silver medal ... Helped AIA finish with a 7-2 overall record ... Played in all nine games and averaged 9.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in 23.3 minutes per contest ... Scored in double figures in four games, including a tour-best 22 points against Chinese-Taipei (July 16) ... Posted 34 total rebounds (12 offensive and 22 defensive), including a tour-best nine boards against Australia (July 12) ... Had seven assists, 11 steals and three blocks.

Freshman (2007-08) ... Transferred to Michigan after playing the first semester at University of Arizona ... Due to NCAA transfer rules, sat out of competition, but was able to practice with the team ... Prior to transfer, played in five games at Arizona ... Averaged 4.0 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game ... Scored a season-high nine points against UMKC (Nov. 19) ... Collected eight rebounds (1.6) ... Had a career-high five rebounds against UMKC ... Shot 40.0 percent from the field (6-for-15), 33.3 percent on three point field goals (3-for-9) and 71.4 percent on free throws (5-for-7) ... Had a season-high two assists, two times - against UMKC and against Adams State College (Nov. 21) ... Had a season-best one steal against UMKC ... Played in 4.0 minutes per game ... Had two games of double figure minutes ... Played a season-high 24 minutes against UMKC.

Prep ... Flint Powers Catholic High School (2007) ... Two-time all-state selection ... Averaged 21.0 points and 8.0 rebounds as a senior ... Helped squad to the Big Nine Conference championship ... Earned MVP honors at the Michigan High School All-Star Game after pouring in 30 points ... Was the Kiwanis Club of Flint Student-Athlete of the Year in 2007 ... McDonald's All-America nominee ... Averaged 26.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game as a junior ... Garnered first team all-state honors as a wide receiver in football ... Helped his gridiron squad to the 2006 state championship ... Earned a total of eight letters in high school (four basketball, three football, one tennis), and was a Big Nine all-conference selection as a member of the No. 1 varsity doubles team.

Personal ... Given name is Laval Lucas-Perry ... Born March 15, 1989 in Flint, Mich. ... Son of Patricia Ann (Lucas) and Laval (Perry) ... Enrolled in the College Literature, Science and Arts ... Undecided major ... Interested in applying to U-M Business School ... Right-handed ... Transferred to University of Michigan in the winter of 2007 ... Attended University of Arizona (fall, 2007) ... Sister, Victoria, was a four-year varsity basketball letterwinner (2004-07) at Michigan State ... Sisters -- Victoria and Crystal -- are both enrolled at the U-M Dental School.


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