Position
Guard
Height
6'4
Weight
204 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Slidell, La.
High School
Slidell HS
  • Honorable Mention All-SEC — AP, 2003
  • NABC All-District 8 Second Team — 2001
  • Third-Team All-SEC — AP, 2000
  • SEC Co-Freshman of the Year — 2000

SENIOR SEASON (2002-03)
Bright finished his senior season with his fourth consecutive double figure scoring average of 11.1 points per game … He started all 32 games, finishing his career starting 128 of the last 129 games over his final three years at LSU … He averaged 3.1 rebounds a game and 4.69 assists per game … He had 150 assists and 74 turnovers, an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.03, sixth best in the league … Bright’s assist average was fourth in the conference … Bright also averaged 1.84 steals, fifth in the league … Bright’s 128 career starts topped the old 20-year-old school mark of 126 games set by Howard Carter between 1980 and 1983 … Bright hit 62 treys for the season, ninth best for a single season at LSU, the second time in his career he hit 60 in a season … Bright finished his career with 235 career treys, topping the school mark of 189 set by Ronnie Henderson in the mid-1980s … Broke the trey record in the final two minutes of the first half of the Sugar Bowl Classic (12-28) against Tulane … Bright had 35 career games of six assists or more, six in double figures including three this year — 12 vs. McNeese State (12-7), 10 vs. Houston (1-8), 10 vs. Mississippi State (1-11) … Bright finished his career with 544 assists, third best in LSU history … Finished career with 246 steals, third best at LSU … Had more assists than turnovers each year of career … Bright had three doubles-doubles this season — McNeese State (16 pts, 12 asts., 12-7), Houston (11 pts, 10 asts., 1-8) and, Mississippi State (17 pts, 10 asts., 1-11) … Played a career total of 4,250 minutes, 25 short of the LSU record set by Howard Carter (1979-1983) … Bright finished the year 62-of-152 from three-point range for 40.8 percent, eighth best in the conference … Was the league leader in steals average in the 16 SEC games, averaging 2.12 a game … Finished his career with 1,177 points, 22nd all-time on LSU’s scoring list with 82 career games in double figures.

JUNIOR SEASON (2001-02)
Tied for second on the team in scoring with his best average of 13.4 points per game … He also averaged 3.8 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game … One of just two players to start and play all 34 games during the season, averaging 34.1 minutes per game … Averaged a team-best 21.5 points in the two NIT games, putting together games of 18 points at Iowa and a career-high 25 against Ball State … Double-doubled in the second-round game, also grabbing a career-high 10 rebounds .. Topped the 1,000-point mark in scoring at LSU against Georgia (Jan. 23) … Finished the year ranked 16th in the SEC in scoring, ninth in assists and 10th in the league in steals … Had a career best season of 76 treys, fourth best at LSU for a single season … His 39.4 percent for the season from beyond the arch was seventh in the league as was his per-game average of 2.24 … Had three games of 20-plus points last season, giving him eight for his career … In the two NIT games, made 14-of-28 field goals, including 6-of-16 three-pointers … Had 27 games in double figures in scoring … Had one game during the year in double-figure assists, 10 vs. Mercer (Nov. 25) .. Had 13 games with five or more assists … For the third straight year, finished the season with more assists (129) than turnovers (123).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2000-01)
Started 28 games, averaging 10.8 points a game, 2.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game … 10.4 scoring average in first two years … Biggest basket of the year came on a driving layup with 0.7 seconds remaining that was the difference in LSU’s 61-59 victory at Hofheinz Pavilion against Houston (Nov. 28) … Had 20 points at Arizona, including 5-of-5 from three-point range (Dec. 20) … At that time, he became the first LSU player to go 5-for-5 from three-point range in a game … Had 18 games in double figures, including two of 20 points or more, including 21 points in the season opener against Louisiana Monroe (Nov. 20) … Had season-best nine assists against Louisiana Monroe and eight against both Texas Southern (Dec. 8) and McNeese State (Dec. 13) … He had 22 games with five or more assists .. Third in the SEC in steals average at 1.97 per game and third in assists at 4.07.

FRESHMAN SEASON (1999-2000)
One of two LSU players to play and start in all 34 games … Led the team in minutes with 1,137, an average of 33.4 a game … Averaged 10.0 points per game, 3.7 rebounds per game and 4.3 assists per game … Also averaged 2.1 steals per contest … Had 15 games in double figures, including three of 20 points or more: 21 Fresno State (Nov. 28), 20 Nicholls State (Dec. 23) and 21 Alabama (Jan. 5) … One of three players to play more than 1,000 minutes that season at LSU, tallied the most minutes since Chris Jackson’s 1,202 during the 1989-90 season … Fifth in the league in assist average of 4.32, third in steals at 2.06 and sixth in three-point field goal percentage at 41.4 … His 147 assists was the most at LSU since the 151 by Randy Livingston in 1995 … Had two games in double figures in assists — 10 at Alabama (Feb. 5), 11 versus Howard (Dec. 27) … The 11 was the third-highest single-game assist total in the league that season … The Howard game marked the first time an LSU player had double-figure assists since 1997 … Made 55-of-138 three point attempts, 29-of-70 in the league … Had six games with four or more steals, including a high of six against Tennessee-Martin (Dec. 14) … Led LSU in scoring five times … On the team’s summer tour to Italy, Bright averaged 13.4 points and 6.4 assists per game for the five-game tour.

PRE-LSU
Four-year letterman at Slidell High School for Coach Dan Ruffin … earned honors throughout his prep career, including All-District (three times), All-Metro (three times), All-State as chosen by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (three times) and All-Parish team honors (three times) … Named All-District Most Valuable Player twice and MVP of the All-Parish team two times as well … Averaged 33.3 points per game in his season, the top scorer in the metro New Orleans area … Also averaged 10 assists and nine rebounds per game … He also scored a career-high 70 points in one game … Member of the Slidell High School honor roll … Had one game in his career with 21 assists and a career best in steals of 10 for a single game.

PERSONAL
Full name is Torris Wayne Bright … Chose to come to LSU because “of the campus and facilities; relationship with the coaches and the academic reputation” … Parents are Jasper and Lenora Bright … One older brother, Jasper … Two younger brothers (Andre and Martin) and one youngster sister (Tracie) … Major is communications … Born on Jan. 23, 1981 … Nickname is “Chaos” … Enjoys fishing, swimming and dancing … Favorite food is crawfish … Favorite basketball player is Jeff Hornacek.
 

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