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#24 Brendon Lavender
Position: Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 212
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
High School: Mountain View
Experience: 3 Letters

General: UA's best outside shooter ... A valuable reserve ... An unselfish player with a nice all-around game ... Excellent range on his jump shot ... Working on improving his ball handling ... Confidence is key in his approach to the game ... Needs to play with more confidence ... Forty-four percent of his career offensive output came during his senior season ... His career three-point FG percentage of .4111 (108-of-263) is tied for sixth place in UA history ... Lavender saw action in 130 career games, a figure that is tied for the eighth most in school history.

Senior (2011-12): Earned his degree in May ... The Pac-12 leader in three-point FG percentage (.487), and connected at a .500 clip (36-of-72) in Pac-12 play ... His .487 percentage from behind the arc ranked fourth on UA's single-season three-point FG percentage list ... Collected two boards, an assist and a block on 3/14 vs. Bucknell ... Posted six points, a steal and block on 3/10 vs. Colorado in Pac-12 Tournament final ... Tallied seven points (2-of-3 3-point FG) and two assists on 3/9 vs. Oregon State ... Collected two points, three boards, an assist and a steal vs. UCLA on 3/8 in the Pac-12 Tournament ... Equaled career highs with 18 points and three assists on 3/4 at Arizona State, connecting on 6-of-8 three-point FG attempts ... Made his second consecutive start vs. UCLA on 2/25, collecting five points, a block and steal ... Logged 30 minutes for just the fourth time in his career on 2/23 vs. USC, notching eight points, two assists and a steal ... Played a season-high 25 minutes at Washington on 2/18, collecting six points and two assists ... Hit 5-of-7 shots from three-point range to finish with 17 points and two assists on 2/16 at Washington State ... Scored all 12 of his points in the second half (4-of-4 3-pt. FG) on 2/11 vs. Utah, helping UA erase as 13-point deficit ... Missed all five treys vs. Colorado on 2/9 ... Had two treys and an assist in a season-high 20 minutes on 2/4 at Stanford ... Collected two points, two boards and an assist on 2/2 at California ... Registered two points, an assist and a steal on 1/28 vs. Washington ... Tallied 14 points in just 12 minutes, propelled by 4-of-5 shooting from behind the arc ... Grabbed a rebound in 11 minutes at Colorado on 1/21 ... Collected six points and two boards on 1/19 at Utah ... Passed out a career high three assists on 1/14 vs. Oregon ... Scored 15 of his career-high 18 points in the second half of the overtime win over Oregon State on 1/12, connecting on all five shots from behind the arc in the period ... Collected first blocked shot since Dec. 2010 on 1/8 at USC ... Hit 2-of-3 treys at UCLA on 1/5 ... Missed only FG attempt in nine minutes vs. Arizona State on 12/31 ... Scored a career-high 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting (6-of-8 3-pt. FG) in 11 minutes vs. Bryant on 12/22 ... Knocked down two treys and grabbed a board vs. Oakland on 12/20 ... Made a brief appearance on 12/17 vs. Gonzaga ... Buried a trey in seven minutes vs. Clemson on 12/10 ... Posted a trey, rebound an assist in a season-high 19 minutes at Florida on 12/7 ... Had two assists and a season-high four 3-pt. attempts on 12/3 vs. Northern Arizona ... Played a steadying 12 minutes at New Mexico State on 11/29, hitting a trey, grabbing a board and adding an assist ... Tallied a rebound vs. San Diego State on 11/23 ... Made a brief appearance vs. Mississippi State on 11/18 ... Hit a trey in four minutes vs. St. John's on 11/17 ... Collected six points, a rebound and an assist on 11/13 vs. Ball State ... Displayed a bit of assertiveness vs. Duquesne on 11/9, posting seven points, four rebounds and two assists in 14 minutes ... Grabbed a rebound in 15 minutes of action vs. Valparaiso on 11/7.

Junior (2010-11): Seventy-seven of 113 FG attempts (68 percent) this year came from behind the arc ... Averaging 2.5 points and 1.0 assists per game in the NCAA Tournament ... Garnered an assist and steal vs. Connecticut in NCAA West Regional Final on 3/26 ... Collected a bucket, board, assist and steal on 3/24 vs. Duke ... Made a huge contribution in just seven minutes vs. Texas on 3/20 with eight points, a rebound and an assist ... Had an assist on 3/18 vs. Memphis in NCAA Tournament ... Played five minutes vs. Washington on 3/12 ... Had four points in seven minutes vs. USC on 3/11 ... Passed out two assists in Pac-10 Tournament vs. Oregon State on 3/10 ... Hit a trey and added an assist on 3/5 vs. Oregon ... Collected a steal and assist on 3/3 vs. Oregon State ... Posted a board and an assist on 2/26 at UCLA ... Logged five minutes at USC on 2/24 ... Hit two FTs on 2/19 vs. Washington ... Managed an assist in seven minutes vs. Washington State on 2/17 ... Grabbed two boards and passed out an assist on 2/13 at Arizona State ... Tallied seven points, including a career-high four FTs, and three assists in triple OT win at California on 2/5 ... Six points at Stanford on 2/3 equaled his Pac-10 scoring high this year ... Totaled two points and a rebound on 1/29 vs. USC ... Collected a pair of assists and a steal vs. UCLA on 1/27 ... Recorded six points and a career-high two assists on 1/22 at Washington State ... Tallied five points, two boards and an assist on 1/20 at Washington ... Collected six points and two boards on 1/15 vs. Arizona State ... Hit a career-best 3-of-4 FTs en route to six points vs. Stanford on 1/9 ... Passed out an assist on 1/6 vs. California ... Had three boards and two assists on 1/2 at Oregon State ... Collected a rebound, assist and block on 12/30 at Oregon ... Hit three treys and equaled a career high with three assists on 12/22 vs. Robert Morris ... Knocked down a trey at N.C. State on 12/19 ... Hit treys on back-to-back possessions to give UA the lead, then capped game with a steal and score on 12/16 vs. Northern Arizona ... Played a season-high 20 minutes on 12/11 vs. BYU ... Connected on just 1-of-6 FGs vs. Cal State Fullerton on 12/8 ... Collected five points and a steal on 12/5 vs. Oklahoma ... Registered four points and a board on 12/1 at Rice ... Equaled a career high with four rebounds vs. Kansas on 11/27 ... Totaled six points and an assist on 11/26 vs. Santa Clara ... Collected seven points , an assist and steal on 11/23 vs. Bethune-Cookman ... Collected seven points and two boards on 11/21 vs. Northern Colorado ... Registered eight points and a career-high three assists on 11/18 vs. New Mexico State ... Played just 11 minutes vs. Idaho State on 11/14, but connected on 4-of-5 shots from three-point range and equaled a career high with two assists on 11/14 vs. Idaho State.

Sophomore (2009-10): Connected on 21-of-66 (.318) from the field in his 24 appearances since notching a career-high 16 points on Nov. 24 ... Hit a trey and added an assist on 3/11 vs. UCLA in Pac-10 Tournament ... Sank a trey on 3/6 vs. USC ... Equaled a career high with two assists on 3/4 vs. UCLA ... Grabbed a career-high four boards on 2/27 at Stanford ... Hit 5-of-6 FGs en route to 14 points on 2/25 at California ... Equaled a career best with 2-of-2 FTs on 2/21 vs. Arizona State ... Had an assist in seven minutes vs. Oregon State on 2/13 ... Registered two treys and a steal on 2/11 vs. Oregon ... Collected an assist in eight minutes at Washington State on 2/6 ... Hit all four FGs - three treys - to finish with 11 points on 2/4 at Washington, his first double-figure effort since Nov. 24 (15 appearances) ... Garnered four minutes vs. California on 1/31 ... Hit two treys and grabbed a board vs. Stanford on 1/28 ... Grabbed two rebounds at Arizona State on 1/23 ... Managed two FG attempts and a rebound on 1/16 at Oregon ... Hit a trey and equaled a career best with two assists on 1/14 at Oregon State ... Collected two rebounds vs. Washington on 1/10 ... Registered three points, a board and an assist on 1/8 vs. Washington State ... Hit his first FG (a trey) in eight games on 1/2 at UCLA ... Missed FG attempt in three minutes at USC on 12/31 ... Collected his first career block on 12/28 vs. BYU ... Hit two FTs and collected an assist on 12/23 vs. North Carolina State ... Played 18 minutes vs. Lipscomb on 12/21 ... DNP in two games (Dec. 9-12) due to a right deep thigh bruise ... Missed only two FG attempts on 12/6 at Oklahoma ... Collected five points and a pair of assists on 12/2 vs. UNLV ... Grabbed a career-high four rebounds to go with two assists on 11/25 vs. Vanderbilt ... His shooting touch appeared on 11/24 vs. Colorado, as he knocked down 6-of-9 FGs (3-of-6 3pt.) en route to a career-high 16 points in 36 minutes vs. Colorado ... Collected a rebound and a steal in 19 minutes vs. Wisconsin on 11/23 ... His two assists and a steal vs. Rice on 11/19 equaled career bests ... Set new career highs for points (8), minutes played (28), FGs (3-7) and 3FGs (2-5) on 11/15 vs. Northern Arizona ... Changed his number to 24 from 14 last season.

Freshman (2008-09): Ninety-two of his 132 minutes played came in his last 21 appearances ... Hit 1-of-2 FTs and added an assist on 3/27 vs. Louisville ... Grabbed a board in two minutes vs. Cleveland State on 3/22 ... Collected a steal and an assist in eight minutes vs. Utah on 3/20 in NCAA Tournament debut ... Played two minutes vs. Arizona State on 3/12 ... Garnered two minutes vs. Stanford on 3/7 ... Tallied a steal in four minutes vs. California on 3/5 ... Posted four points, a steal and no turnovers in 12 minutes at Washington on 2/28 ... Collected a steal and a trey attempt at Washington State on 2/26 ... Played two minutes vs. UCLA on 2/14 ... Missed lone FG attempt vs. USC on 2/12, but collected an assist in five minutes of action ... Saw two minutes of action on 2/5 at Oregon State ... Made a brief appearance vs. Washington on 1/29 ... Collected one point, a rebound and a steal vs. Houston on 1/24 ... Made a brief appearance at USC on 1/17 ... Registered an assist and a steal at UCLA on 1/15 ... Grabbed a rebound in two minutes vs. Oregon State on 1/10 ... Hit 1-of-2 FTs to go with an assist and a steal on 1/8 vs. Oregon ... Tallied a deuce in nine minutes at Stanford on 1/4 ... Played one minute at California on 1/2 ... Garnered one minute vs. Weber State on 12/29 ... Played three minutes at UNLV on 12/20 ... Garnered 15 minutes vs. Loyola Marymount on 12/2 and responded with five points and two assists ... One minute vs. Northern Arizona on 11/30 ... Garnered two minutes vs. Santa Clara on 11/25 ... Posted four points, two boards and two steals on 11/24 vs. Mississippi Valley State ... Tallied his first statistic (a foul) vs. UAB on 11/18 ... Played three minutes vs. Florida Atlantic on 11/17.

High School: Ranked as the No. 25 shooting guard in the nation by espn.com ... ... Signed with Arizona during the November Early Signing Period ... Prepped at Mountain View High School for coach Gary Ernst ... Won two class 5A state titles during his high school career ... Led team to a 21-10 record as a senior where he averaged 22.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 1.5 steals per game ... Eighty of his 128 FGs as a senior were from behind the arc ... Averaged 11.4 points, 3.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists per game as a junior, while shooting 47 percent from three-point range ... A first team all-state selection by the Arizona Republic ... Lavender was named first team 2007 Best in the West by the Long Beach Press-Telegram ... Averaged 11.4 points, 3.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists per game as a junior, while shooting 47 percent from three-point range ... Scored 17 points in the Arizona Basketball Coaches Association Class 4A-5A All-Star game ... Carried a 3.4 GPA in high school.

Brendon Lavender's Career Highs

Points          18, three times, last, at Arizona State, 3/4/2012
Rebounds         4, five times, last, vs. Duquense, 11/9/2011
FG               6, four times, last, at Arizona State, 3/4/2012
FGA             10, vs. Bryant, 12/22/2011
3PT              6, twice, last, at Arizona State, 3/4/2012
3ATT             8, twice, last, at Arizona State, 3/4/2012
FT               4, at California, 2/5/2011
FTA              6, vs. Washington State, 1/26/2012
AST              3, five times, last, at Arizona State, 3/4/2012
STL              2, twice, last, at Washington State, 1/22/2011
BLK              1, six times, last, at Utah, 1/19/2012
MIN             37, vs. UNLV, 12/2/2009

Brendon Lavender's Career Statistics

Total 3-Point Rebounds Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg 2008-09 28-0 132/4.7 6-15 .400 1-7 .143 5-8 .625 1-4 5 0.2 12-0 7 6 0 9 18/0.6 2009-10 29-8 466/16.1 30-87 .345 23-66 .348 11-14 .786 6-25 31 1.1 31-0 21 19 1 6 94/3.2 2010-11 38-1 406/10.7 43-113 .381 29-77 .377 20-27 .741 3-31 34 0.9 36-0 38 20 3 12 135/3.6 2011-12 35-3 564/16.1 63-133 .474 55-113 .487 10-16 .625 4-33 37 1.1 39-0 28 18 5 6 191/5.5 TOTAL 130-12 1568/12.1 142-348 .408 108-263 .411 46-65 .708 14-93 107 0.8 118-0 94 63 9 33 438/3.4


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