Position
Guard
Height
6'2
Weight
154 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Chicago, Ill.
High School
Simeon Academy
Previous School
Missouri
Experience
TR

Transfer from the University of Missouri for the 2021-22 season.

PRIOR TO LSU
At Missouri: Started all 26 games for Missouri during the 2020-21 season, averaging 13.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game … 18 games in double figures … Scored a career high 36 points in a game against TCU (1/23), hitting 10-of-14 field goal attempts, including 8-of-13 from the arc … He was also 8-of-9 at the free throw line … Had 23 against Arkansas (2/13), 27 at Tennessee (1/23), 23 at Arkansas (1/2) and 22 vs. Oregon (12/2) … Also hit 10 field goals at Tennessee (1/23) … 10 games of four assists or more, including 8 at Miss. State (1/5) and 6 at Wichita State (12/6) … As a sophomore (2019-20) averaged 11.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game, starting 11 of 31 contests … One of three players to score three 24+ point scoring games in the same season. Pinson did it against Arkansas, Auburn and Ole Miss … Scored in double figures 14 times in 2019-20 … As a freshman in 2018-19, played in 31 games, starting 12 while averaging 6.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists …. Became just the third Tiger freshman in program history to shoot at least 40 percent from the field, 40 percent from 3-point age and 75 percent from the free throw line in the same season … In three seasons has scored 903 points (10.3 average) for 88 games/49 starts … 98 three-pointers made, 2.7 rebounds per game.

High School: Consensus three-star recruit … Helped Simeon Academy to a Top 5 ranking in the USA Today Super 25 national rankings and Illinois Class 4A Sectional Championship … Averaged 11.9 points and 3.8 assists while shooting 58.5 percent from the field at Simeon, which was 29-4 and won the Public League championship … Scored 31 points in Chicago’s annual City + Suburban All-Star game …

PERSONAL
Born June 23, 2000 in Chicago … Son of Jackie and Lamont Pinson … Career plan is to be a broadcaster either on television or radio.

COLLIEGIATE HIGHS
Points – 36, vs. TCU, 1/30/21
Rebounds – 9, twice
Assists – 8, at Mississippi State, 1/5/21
Steals – 4, vs. Alabama, 2/6/21
Blocks –
FG Made – 10, three times
FG Attempts – 21, vs. Mississippi State, 2/29/20
3FG Made – 8, vs. TCU, 1/30/21
3FG Attempts – 13, vs. TCU, 1/30/21
FT Made – 12, twice
FT Attempts – 15, at Arkansas, 1/2/21

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