Position
Forward
Height
6'10
Weight
220 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Los Angeles, Calif.
High School
Crossroads School
Previous School
UCLA
Experience
1L

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020-21)
Foot trouble derailed his season at the start of league play and for the remainder of the season in early February … Was able to play in 10 games, averaging 14.6 minutes per game … Posted numbers of 2.8 points per game and 4.4 rebounds a contest …  Best scoring game at LSU was six points against Alabama (Jan. 19) with two field goals and two free throws … Also had five points against Louisiana Tech with nine rebounds (11/30) … Posted two three-pointers which was more three-pointers than his father, Shaquille, made in his three years at LSU … Had six rebounds in the Texas Tech game (1/30) when he played 21 minutes, four of the rebounds were offensive boards.

PRIOR TO LSU 
Played in 13 games in the 2019-20 season as a redshirt freshman at UCLA … Averaged 2.2 points and 2.9 rebounds per game … Twice scored eight points against San Jose State (Dec. 1) and at Notre Dame (Dec. 8) … Posted a best of 11 rebounds at Notre Dame (Dec. 8) … Did not play during the 2018-19 season … Two-year letter winner at Crossroads School (team record 25-9) … Was ranked as high as No. 32 in his high school class nationally by ESPN.com … Also ranked No. 40 by 247sports.com and Rivals.com … Averaged 27.6 points and 17.3 rebounds per game during his senior season (2017-18) as Crossroads won the CIF Division II state title … Had 29 points, 17 rebounds and five blocked shots in the state final win over Alameda … All CIF Southern Section Division II in 2018 … Also, John Wooden Player of the Year at the Division II level … On the Los Angeles Times All-Area team as a senior … First team All-State selection by MaxPreps.com … First two years of high school at Windward School.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 11, 2000, in Los Angeles … Full name is Shareef Rashaun O’Neal … Parents are Shaquille and Shaunie O’Neal … has two brothers (Myles and Shaqir) and three sisters (Amirah, Mearah and Taahirah) … Father played three-years at LSU (1989-92) and his jersey is retired in the rafters of the Maravich Center … Shaq played in the NBA 1992-2011, helping lead the Los Angeles Lakers to consecutive NBA titles in 2000, 2001 and 2002 and the Miami Heat to the NBA title in 2006 … Naismith Basketball, College Basketball and Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame member … Right handed … Nickname “Reef” … Major at LSU is interdisciplinary studies … Likes to play video games and watch movies to relax … Favorite food either pizza or chicken and favorite dessert snow-cones/shaved ice … Favorite TV show “The Boondocks” … Favorite pro basketball player LeBron James and favorite NBA team the Los Angeles Lakers … Favorite pro athlete outside basketball Odell Beckham, Jr.

Top LSU Scoring Games
1.    6, vs. Alabama, 1/19/21
2.    5, vs. Southeastern, 11/30/20
3.    4, vs. LA Tech, 12/6/20
4.    3, vs. Nicholls, 12/26/20
3, vs. SIUE, 11/26/20
6.    2, vs. Texas Tech, 1/30/21
2, at Texas A&M, 1/26/21
2, at Kentucky, 1/23/21
9.    1, at Alabama, 2/3/21

LSU Single Game Highs
Points – 6, vs. Alabama, 1/19/21
Rebounds – 9, vs. Southeastern, 11/30/20
Steals – 2, vs. Alabama, 1/19/21
Blocks – 2, vs. Alabama, 2/3/21
FG Made – 2, twice
FG Attempts – 4, twice
3 FG Made – 1, twice
3 FG Attempts – 2, three times
FT Made – 2, three times
FT Attempts – 4, vs. Louisiana Tech, 12/6/20

Shareef O'Neal of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Southeastern Lions at PMAC on November 30, 2020 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Shareef O’Neal of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Southeastern Lions at PMAC on November 30, 2020 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

Shareef O'Neal of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on December 6, 2020 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Shareef O’Neal of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on December 6, 2020 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

Shareef O'Neal of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Southeastern Lions at PMAC on November 30, 2020 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Shareef O’Neal of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Southeastern Lions at PMAC on November 30, 2020 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

Shareef O'Neal of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on December 6, 2020 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Shareef O’Neal of the LSU Tigers during a game against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on December 6, 2020 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

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