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Lavon Long   24
Lavon  Long

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Baltimore, MD

High School:
Oakland Mills

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 222

Position:
G/F


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GENERAL:
  • Versatile, physical talent who adds value in several roles
  • Aggressive rebounder with a smart 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

2014-15:
  • Finished third on team with 10.4 points and led squad with 4.9 rebounds per game
  • Shot 46% from the field, 39% from three-point range, and 71% from the foul line
  • Missed seven games due to injury
  • Reached double figures in 17 of 24 games played, including career-high 20 points at MAAC Champion Manhattan (1/30)
  • Posted double-doubles in win at St. Bonaventure (11/19) and tight home loss to Manhattan (2/21)

2013-14:
  • 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)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • 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

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Shanty Burks and Lisa Long
  • Creative Arts major

THE LONG FILE:

Nickname: Von/ L-Trizzy
Major: Creative Arts
Twitter Handle: @bruhman24
Instagram Handle: @Treballvon
My biggest fan: My mom
My biggest fear: Falling from a cliff
Another Siena sport I follow: Women's Basketball
Best moment at Siena: Winning the CBI Championship

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