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12 Lucas Walker

As a redshirt senior (2008-09): Played in 25 games, making eight starts down the stretch...averaged 2.7 points and 1.6 rebounds for the his eight starts, he averaged 3.1 points and 1.8 rebounds per game...set a new career-high with three steals against Portland (2/14/09)...scored a season-high 10 points, on 4-of-6 shooting from the field, on the road at Portland (1/31/09)...made a career-high two 3-pointers against San Diego (2/29/09)...had a season-high two assists against Pepperdine (1/17/09) and San Francisco (2/5/09)...had a career-high eight rebounds in games against USF (2/5/09) and Gonzaga (2/12/09)...had nine points on 4-of-7 shooting in nine minutes off the bench against Gonzaga on Jan. 29.

As a redshirt junior (2007-08):
Appeared in 25 games off the bench for the Gaels and averaged 9.3 minutes per game...shot 52.6 percent from the floor on the year, good for the Gaels’ second highest shooting percentage...posted a career-high 12 points against East Tennessee State in the semifinals of the Rainbow Classic...posted 10 points against Pepperdine on 4-of-6 shooting from the floor and was 2-for-2 from behind the arc...also grabbed a career-high seven boards against the Waves...collected six rebounds in the Gaels’ win against Seton Hall.

As a junior (2006-07): Redshirted the season after transferring to SMC from Montana the summer of 2007, played for the Australian team that competed in the 2007 Universiade Games in Thailand...helped the team to a 3-3 record and averaged 3.9 points and 3.2 rebounds for the tournament.

As a sophomore (2005-06 at Montana State-Billings): Averaged 11.8 points per game for the Yellowjackets...played in 22 games with 17 starts as a sophomore...recorded three double-doubles on the year...scored in double figures in 16 of his 22 games played...shot 53.7 percent from the field and 69.4 percent from the free throw line...averaged 5.5 rebound per contest...grabbed a season-high 12 boards in the season opener against Johnson & Wales and again against East Central...scored a season-high 23 points in 21 minutes against Rocky Mountain when he was 7-for-10 from the floor and 8-for-11 from the free throw line...also collected 22 steals (1.0 spg), 13 blocks (0.6 bpg), and 31 assists (1.4 apg) on the year...shot 33.3 percent (13-39) from three-point range.

As a freshman (2004-05 at Montana State-Billings): Played in 20 games, starting 17 before being sidelined by injury...averaged 23.9 minutes per game...scored 309 points and grabbed 115 rebounds...averaged 15.4 points and 5.8 rebounds...scored in double figures in 14 of 20 games...scored at least 20 points seven times...netted season-high 32 points against Hawaii Pacific (1/20/05)...pulled down season-high 13 rebounds against Chadron State (12/4/04)...added 28 assists, 16 steals, and 13 blocked shots...shot 47.6 percent from the field and 74.1 percent from the line...had five games with 10 field goals...shot perfect 10 for 10 from the line against Hawaii-Hilo (2/8/05)...named Pacific West Conference Freshman of the Year...received team’s Outstanding Newcomer Award.

High School: Graduated in 2002 from Launceston High School in Australia...played for the Australia U21 National squad...played at Australian Institute of Sport in 2004...played for Australian U21 team in Oceania World Championship.

Personal: Born on December 6, 1984 to Robert and Sharyn Walker...has a sister named majoring in business administration.

WALKER'S CAREER STATISTICS at Montana State-Billings

                          TO­TAL          3-PTS                      RE­BOUNDS
2004-05  20/17  478/23.9  111-233  .476  7-36   .194  80-108  .741  33-82-115    5.8  73-6  28  41  13   16  309/15.5
2005-06  22/17  457/20.8  94-175   .537  13-39  .333  59-85   .694  29-91-120    5.5  68-4  31  37  13   22  260/11.8

TOTAL    42/34  935/22.2  205-408  .502  20-75  .266 139-193  .720  62-173-235   5.6 141-10 59  78  26   38  569/13.5



Position: Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 225
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Launceston, Australia (Montana St.-Billings/Australian Institute of Sport)
Experience: 1 Letter
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