Position
Guard
Height
6'5
Weight
205 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Riverhead, N.Y.
Previous School
Florida SouthWestern St.
Major
Sport Administration
High School
Combine Academy

SENIOR SEASON (2020-21)

Season slowed again by another surgery on his foot … Returned to play on Dec. 6 against Louisiana Tech, playing 13 minutes, scoring two points with four rebounds … Played in six contests with one start before entering the transfer portal … Last game he played for LSU was Jan. 6, 2021 against Georgia … Best game of the season was nine points and four rebounds in the league opener against Texas A&M (12/29) … Started against Sam Houston (12/14) … Averaged 4.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 17.8 minutes per game … Played in 25 games over two seasons with four starts … LSU average of 7.0 points and 3.1 rebounds.

JUNIOR SEASON (2019-20)

Had his junior season interrupted by two foot injuries that required surgery … Played in 19 total games, averaging 22.6 minutes … Averaged 7.9 points a game, 3.2 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.1 blocks per game … Six games in double figures … Highlighted by 16 against UMBC (11/19), 15 against Mississippi State (1/11) and 13 versus UNO (12/3) … 60-of-120 from the field for 50 percent (13-of-32 from the arc, 40.6%) … Started three games … Broke fifth metatarsal bone in right foot in first half of Jan. 14 game at Texas A&M … After surgery returned at Alabama (2/15) … Played three games, before breaking fifth metatarsal of left foot in the final seconds of the game at South Carolina (2/22), prompting another surgery that ended his season. 

PRIOR TO LSU

Named Florida SouthWestern State’s second NJCAA All-America after the 2018-19 season … Named third team after leading Bucs to a Suncoast Conference Championship and a fifth-place finish at the NJCAA Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas … Averaged 16.8 points per game, topping 20 points on seven occasions in 2018-19 … Also averaged 4.8 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.1 steals … As a freshman (2017-18) earned second team All-Conference honors, averaging 12.4 points and 4.9 rebounds … In his two years at Florida SouthWestern State, shot 51.0 percent from the floor overall and 34.1 percent from the arc … In high school, started his career at Riverhead High School, transferring to Bridgehampton as a junior, leading the team to its first title in 17 years. He moved on to Combine Academy in North Carolina, for one year where he averaged 14 points, six rebounds and 2.5 steals (2016-17).

PERSONAL

Born on Oct. 22, 1998 … Left handed … Parents are Lashanne Dozier and Charles Manning, Sr. … Other younger family members are Egypt Dozier, Mecca Dozier and Dominique Manning … Major at LSU is interdisciplinary studies … Likes to relax by watching Netflix … Picked LSU because of “The vibe of the school and how the team made me feel like family on my official visit … Favorite dessert is ice cream … Favorite NBA player is LeBron James and favorite team the Los Angeles Lakers … Favorite pro athlete outside basketball is Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady.

Top Career Scoring Games

1.   16, vs. UMBC, 11/19/19

2.   15, vs. Miss. State, 1/11/20

3.   13, vs. New Orleans, 12/3/19

4.   12, vs. Liberty, 12/29/19

5.   11, vs. Kentucky, 2/18/20

6.   10, at VCU, 11/13/19

7.   9, vs. Texas A&M, 12/29/20

      9, at South Carolina, 2/22/20

      9, vs. Nicholls, 11/16/19

10. 8, at Tennessee, 1/4/20

      8, vs. Rhode Island, 11/24/19

Single Game Highs

Points – 16, vs. UMBC, 11/19/19

Rebounds – 7, vs. Sam Houston, 12/14/20

Assists – 3, twice

Steals – 3, twice

Blocks – 4, vs. Bowling Green, 11/8/19

FG Made – 7, vs. Mississippi State, 1/11/20

FG Attempts – 10, vs. Sam Houston, 12/14/20

3 FG Made – 3, vs. Kentucky

3 FG Attempts – 5, at South Carolina, 2/22/20

FT Made – 4, at South Carolina, 2/22/20

FT Attempts – 6, at South Carolina, 2/22/20

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