Jamaal Franklin made an off-balance 3-pointer at the buzzer to give top-seeded and No. 18 San Diego State a 65-62 win over No. 8 seed Boise State in the Mountain West Conference tournament opener Thursday.
As A Junior at LSU (2010-11 Season)
Saw action in all 32 games and made five starts... One of seven Tigers to play in every game... Was one of nine players to earn at least one start... Averaged 6.3 points and 5.1 rebounds, marking the third straight season in which both numbers increased... Played 18.0 minutes per game... Scored in double figures nine times and had two double-digit rebounding efforts, which produced his first two career double-doubles... Had at least one rebound in 31 of 32 games, including the first 30 of the campaign... Ranked third on the team in rebounding, finishing three short of the team leader... His 5.1 rebounding average was the second-best among all Tigers... His 64 offensive rebounds was one short of the team lead... Was third on the team in blocked shots (12), third in field-goal percentage (.448) and fifth in steals (19)... Grabbed six rebounds in 11 minutes in the season opener vs. Northwestern State (11-12-10)... Had back-to-back eight-point efforts vs. Memphis (11-21-10) and Centenary (11-24-10)... Narrowly missed a double-double against Centenary after he finished with eight points and nine rebounds... Logged his first career double-figure scoring and rebounding game vs. Wichita State (12-18-10) when he finished with 15 points and 13 rebounds... Connected on a career-high eight free throws in the game vs. the Shockers... Scored 10 points and grabbed five boards in his next outing vs. North Texas (12-22-10)... First start of the campaign came vs. Southern (12-27-10)... Scored at least 10 points in a career-best four consecutive outings, starting with his 12-point performance at Virginia (1-2-11)... Exploded for a career-high 18 points on 9-of-11 shooting at Auburn (1-8-11)... In a personal-best 34 minutes, he went for 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Arkansas (1-12-11)... Narrowly missed another double-double at Kentucky (1-15-11) when he posted 13 points and nine boards... Scored 12 points, after going 8-for-11 from the charity stripe, and grabbed nine rebounds vs. South Carolina (2-2-11)... Finished with 10 points, seven rebounds and a season-high two assists vs. Alabama (2-17-11)... Put up 12 points and eight boards at Mississippi State (2-23-11).
As A Redshirt Sophomore at LSU (2009-10 Season)
Played in all 30 games, while earning the starting nod 11 times... One of seven Tigers to play in at least 30 games and one of six to start more than 10 games... His 11 starts were the sixth-most on the squad... Averaged 2.1 points and 2.5 rebounds in 10.7 minutes... His 10 blocked shots ranked fifth on the team... Grabbed 32 offensive rebounds, which was LSU's fourth-best total... Started the first three games of the season vs. Louisiana-Monroe (11-13-09), Indiana State (11-16-09) and Western Kentucky (11-17-09)... Scored in 21 games... Played 13 or more minutes in the first four games of the season and reached double figures in minutes played 17 times... Started midseason games vs. Rice (12-19-09) and at Xavier (12-29-09)... At Rice, he blocked a personal-best two shots... Top scoring game of the season came vs. McNeese State (1-4-10) when scored seven points (3-3 FG) in just nine minutes... Logged his first 20-plus minute game of the season at Florida (1-16-10) where he played 22 minutes; he finished with four points, four rebounds and a career-high three assists... Grabbed a season-high six rebounds at Mississippi State (1-30-10), vs. Kentucky (2-6-10) and at Vanderbilt (2-13-10)... In the game at Vanderbilt, he also added six points in a season-best 30 minutes... Scored six points in 13 minutes vs. Arkansas (2-24-10)... Ended the season with six straight starts at Vanderbilt, vs. Mississippi State (2-20-10), vs. Arkansas, at Auburn (2-27-10), at Ole Miss (3-4-10) and vs. Tennessee (3-11-10) at the SEC Tournament.
As A Sophomore at LSU (2008-09 Season)
Experienced lower back problems and eventually had surgery... Utilized his redshirt season.
As A Freshman at LSU (2007-08 Season)
Played in 25 of the team's 31 games... Was one of eight Tigers to play at least 25 games and one of 10 to make at least one start... Made one start and it came at Ole Miss (1-12-08)... Averaged 1.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in 9.6 minutes... Logged 10 or more minutes 11 times... His first action came in the third game of the season vs. Oklahoma State (11-19-07) at the EA Sports Maui Invitational... He finished with one point, two rebounds, one assists and a season-high two blocked shots in 17 minutes... Went on to log two points and four rebounds in 14 minutes vs. Chaminade (11-20-07), and two points in seven minutes vs. Arizona State (11-21-07) to close out tournament action... Played a season-high 24 minutes at Texas A&M (1-5-08)... Snagged a season-high eight rebounds vs. Southern (11-30-07)... Played 11 or more minutes in three straight outings for the first time of his career against Northwestern State (12-15-07), at Wichita State (12-19-07) and Oregon State (12-22-07); he logged 11, 18 and 16 minutes, respectfully... Top scoring effort occurred vs. Oregon State when he scored six points and hit his first career three-point field-goal attempt... After a nine-minute effort vs. Washington, he posted 10 or more minutes in four consecutive games... Played 10 minutes at Tulane (1-2-08), a season-best 24 at Texas A&M (1-5-08), 12 vs. Mississippi State (1-9-08) and 13 at Ole Miss (1-12-08)... Played 17 minutes at Vanderbilt (1-19-08).
Attended Taft High in Woodland Hills, Calif., where he was a three-sport athlete in basketball, volleyball and track and field... Averaged 13 points and nine rebounds... Competed in the high jump for the state track and field championship team... Earned the president's award for grade-point average.