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#12 Marshall Graves Season 2023-24

Ponchatoula, La.
High School
University Lab School

Played in 17 games in his final season, starting the senior tribute game against Georgia (3/7), scoring a season high five points … Averaged 6.8 minutes a game, 1.4 points, 0.5 rebounds … 8-of-22 from the field with six treys … The former walk-on was on scholarship for the last season as he was given the scholarship of the late Wayde Sims, who was his teammate at University High in Baton Rouge … In league play, also had three points at Texas A&M (1/14), one of two late three-pointers that LSU made to tie the game in the final two minutes and force overtime … Also had three points in league play against Ole Miss (2/1) and at Arkansas (3/4) … Finished his career having played in 57 games, with a career high of 12 points in the regular season finale of his junior season against Vanderbilt. 

Played in 11 games, averaging 2.5 points and 0.6 rebounds, averaging 7.8 minutes … Had his first career game in double figures when he hit 4-of-8 three-pointers in 26 minutes in a 12-point performance in the final game of the regular season against Vanderbilt (3/9) … Hit eight treys during the year, giving him 12 for his three years at LSU … Also played double figure minutes against Texas A&M (14, 2/26) and 20 against Incarnate Word (12/9) … Has appeared in 40 games over three years.

Played in 14 games, scoring 18 points while averaging 5.1 minutes per game … Averaged 1.3 points and 0.4 rebounds … 7-of-19 from the field (36.8%) … 4 three-point field goals … Scored 7 points, career best against North Florida (12/22) in 10 minutes, better than the six he scored against UT Martin (11/29) in which he played a career best 16 minutes … Played in 29 games over two years as a walk-on for the Tigers.

Invited to walk-on to the team for the 2016-17 season by LSU basketball staff … Appeared in 15 games, scoring four total points, 0.3 ppg … Also averaged 0.3 rebounds … Averaged 3.2 minutes per game with a high of 14 minutes in the Texas A&M game (2/4) … Posted three assists in that game … Scored two points versus VCU (11/25) and the season finale in the SEC tournament against Mississippi State (3/8).

Was part of the run of three state championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016 at University High in Baton Rouge along with teammates Skylar Mays (2014, 2015) and the late Wayde Sims (2014, 2015, 2016) … Set a season school record in 2016 for free throw percentage at 91.4 percent … Was named honorable mention all-state by the state sports writers for Class AAA … Played point guard for Coach Joe Spencer.

Born on April 20, 1998 … Right handed … Parents are Amy and Marshall Graves … Young brother, Allen, and younger sister, Amoura … Came to LSU to hopefully “play basketball” and liked school’s engineering programs … Majoring in general business … Favorite food is steak and favorite dessert choice is beignets …. Favorite pro basketball player is former NBA star, now Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway … Favorite pro athlete outside basketball is Tim Tebow.

Points: 12, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19
Rebounds: 3, at Auburn, 1/27/18
Field Goals Made: 4, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19
3 PT FG Game: 4, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19
Free Throws Made: 2, twice
Assists: 3, vs. Texas A&M, 2/4/17
Blocks: 1, vs. UIW, 12/9/18
Steals: 1, four times
Minutes Played: 26, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19

1. 12, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19
2. 7, vs. North Florida, 12/22/17
3. 6, vs. Incarnate Word, 12/9/18
    6, vs. UTM, 11/29/17
5. 5, vs. UGA, 3/7/20
6. 3, eight times

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