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13 David Laury

  • Named 2014-15 MAAC Preseason Player of the Year, Preseason All-MAAC First Team, and Lou Henson Preseason All-America Team.
  • Possesses tremendous skill for his size.
  • Has the ability to lead the offense as a virtual point forward.
  • A strong rebounder and a great passer with an excellent basketball IQ.
  • Also has good range on his jumper and can step out and make a three-pointer.
AS A JUNIOR (2013-14):
  • Named to All-MAAC Second Team and MAAC All-Tournament Team following the 2013-14 campaign.
  • Played all 33 games including last 17 off the bench for the Gaels as a junior.
  • Averaged 14.0 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.2 blocks and 0.7 steals per game.
  • Recorded 26 double-digit point efforts including seven with 20 or more and a season-best 28 at Niagara on Feb. 7.
  • Had nine games with 10 or more rebounds with a season-high 16 in the NIT at Louisiana Tech on Mar. 19.
  • Posted a team-best eight double-doubles.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13):
  • Named All-MAAC Third Team and MAAC All-Tournament Team following the 2012-13 campaign.
  • Appeared in 25 games and made 23 starts as a sophomore after becoming eligible midseason due to NCAA transfer rules.
  • Averaged 13.1 ppg, 10.3 rpg and 2.0 apg.
  • Had 20 games with 10 or more points and five with 20 or more with a season-high 24 points at Niagara on Jan. 31.
  • Recorded 12 double-digit rebounding efforts including career-best 17 on two occasions at Rider (Jan. 20) and vs. Niagara in the MAAC Quarterfinal Round (Mar. 10).
  • Had a team-high nine double-doubles.
  • Averaged 16.2 points and 9.8 rebounds per game while shooting nearly 60% from the field.
  • In 16 games played, posted 14 double-digit point efforts and eight double-doubles.
  • Had a season-best 26 points vs. Texas Riders on Nov. 29 and recorded a season-high 15 rebounds on three occasions.
  • One of top statistical performances of the season included a 23-point, 15-rebound effort vs. Delgado CC on Nov. 20.
  • Was initially recruited by Iona out of high school and committed to Western Kentucky and UMass prior to attending junior college at Lamar State.
  • Attended Ocean Academy in Bayville, NJ for his post graduate year.
  • As a senior at NIA School, helped lead coach Vincent Robinson's squad to a 26-6 overall mark.
  • Played alongside Cleveland Cavaliers' 2012 draft pick and former Syracuse standout Dion Waiters, Saint Peter's guard Yvon Raymond and current teammate Isaiah Williams.

2012-13 | 2013-14 | 2014-15

Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 245
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Orange, NJ
High School: Nia Prep
Other College: Lamar State - Port Arthur (TX)
Major: Mass Communications
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