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Lavon Long   24
Lavon Long


Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Oakland Mills

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 222



  • Versatile, physical talent who adds value in several roles
  • Aggressive rebounder with a sneaky offensive game
  • Excellent off the bounce and around the basket
  • Above-average ball-handler, especially for his size
  • Creates mismatches on both ends of the floor

  • MAAC All-Rookie Team selection
  • Reached double figures in scoring 19 times
  • Posted double-doubles at Iona (1/19) and at Marist (2/14)
  • Named MAAC Rookie of the Week (2/24) after scoring 16 second half points in big win at Rider (2/23)

  • Averaged 15 points, 10.8 rebounds, 3.6 blocks, three assists and 2.5 steals as a senior at Oakland Mills
  • Was named Fourth Team All-Met by the Washington Post and Howard County Player of the Year after leading the Scorpions to a 24-1 record, the Howard County Championship, and a Regional Finals appearance as a senior
  • Transferred to Oakland Mills after junior season after studying and playing three years at Mount St. Joseph

  • Son of Shanty Burks and Lisa Long
  • Planed major at Siena is management


Nickname: Von
What I like most about Siena: The size of the campus
What I like most about Siena basketball: Drills at practice
Another Siena sport I follow: Volleyball
My hobbies: Sleeping
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: The Moon
My biggest fan: My Mom
Three words that describe me: Weird, lazy, comfortable
My dream job: To own my own business
If I could have any pet, I would have: A tiger
Favorite class at Siena: First Year Seminar
Vacation spot: Bahamas
Ice cream flavor: Birthday Cake
Food: Chicken

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