Position
Center
Height
6'11
Weight
190 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Montross, Va.
High School
Laurinburg (N.C) Prep

2009 SEC All-Defensive Team
2009 All-Louisiana Third Team

SENIOR SEASON (2008-09)
Started all 35 games, finishing his career starting 77-of-the-last-80 games he dressed for over the final two years of his career … Averaged 7.7 points, 7.2 points, 2.7 blocks and 25.2 minutes per game … Had 12 games in double figures (29 for his career) … Had eight games in double figure rebounds, six games against SEC opponents … Four double-doubles – 17 pts-14 reb. vs. Centenary (11/28); 14 pts-14 reb. at Tennessee (2/28); 18 pts-11 reb., vs. Arkansas (1/31); 12 pts-12 reb., at Arkansas (2/18) … 14 games of four blocks or more with high of seven vs. Arkansas (1/31), the third time in his career to block seven shots … Finished his career with 176 blocks second only to Shaquille O’Neal in all-time blocks at LSU … Blocked 95 shots his senior year, tied for fifth best for a single season … Block average was second best in the SEC and sixth best single season average at the school … Averaged 3.4 blocks in conference games (second best) … Had a team best 38 dunks … Was the team leading rebounder 15 time … In the NCAA Tournament had 12 points and six rebounds against Butler (3/19) in the first round and had eight points and a career high five assists in the NCAA second round against North Carolina (3/21) … Blocked eight shots combined in the two games.

JUNIOR SEASON (2007-08)
Had his best LSU season despite missing seven games in the middle of the year with a broken bone in his right hand … Started 22 of 25 games for the season, averaging just under 30 minutes a game… Averaged 11.6 points per game (third on the team), 6.6 rebounds a game and 2.6 blocks per game … Broke bone in right hand early in the second half against Tulane (1/2) … Finished 12th in the league in rebounds and second in blocked shot average … Scored 20 points twice – against Southern on Nov. 30 and in a win at Florida on Feb. 13 … Hit 7-of-10 field goals in the Southern game and 6-of-6 free throws and made 8-of-11 field goals and two treys against Florida .. Made Jay Bilas’ All-Maui Invitational team after hitting 8-of-9 field goals, including three treys in 19-point game against Oklahoma State (11/19) … Came back with 18 points-11 rebounds against Chaminade (11/20) and finished the tournament averaging 16 points, seven boards … Blocked six or more shots on four occasions … Hit 52.5 percent from the floor (114-of-217), including 15 treys … Made 85.2 percent from the free throw line (46-of-54), including a streak of 18 straight early in the season … 16 double figure scoring games.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006-07)
Played in 18 games during the season and started two games against Alabama (1/31) and at Mississippi State (2/3) … Played 18 minutes against Alabama, hitting 4-of-8 field goals, including a trey, and all four free throws as he recorded his first double figure scoring game of 13 points … Against Mississippi State, playing 24 minutes, he scored four points with seven rebounds and two blocks … Also would play double figure minutes against Arkansas (2/10), hitting 4-of-8 field goals in nine-point night … For the season, averaged 3.2 points and 1.6 rebounds per game … Averaged seven minutes per game .. Made 24-of-43 field goal attempts (55.8 percent), 3-of-6 treys … Blocked 12 shots during year.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005-06)
Saw action in 10 games as a freshman, averaged 4.3 minutes a game in those contests … Averaged 1.3 points, 0.7 rebounds and hit 6-of-18 field goal attempts … Played season high 10 minutes against both Nicholls State and New Orleans … Scored a season high six points against Nicholls State (11/21), hitting 3-of-7 field goal attempts … Played in three post-season games, the SEC Tournament contests against Vanderbilt (3/10) and Florida (3/11) and the first-round NCAA Tournament game against Iona (3/15).

PRIOR TO LSU
Part of a 4-0 prep school national championship team … Averaged 8.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.7 blocks a game as a senior and shot 42 percent from three-point range … Coached by Chris Chaney … At Colonial Beach High School averaged 22.2 points per game his final season with 12.5 rebounds.

PERSONAL
Born on July 15, 1985, in Washington, D.C. … Mother is the late Sandra L. Johnson … One brother, Joe Posey.

Top Performances

Points
Season: 18, vs. Arkansas, 1/31/09
Career: 20, twice

Rebounds
Season: 14, twice
Career: 15, twice

Field Goals Made
Season: 7, vs. Arkansas, 1/31/09
Career: 9, vs. Washington, 12/29/07

3 PT FG Made
Season: 1, vs. Centenary, 11/28/08
Career: 3, at Oklahoma State, 11/19/08

Free Throw Made
Season: 7, vs. Jackson State, 11/15/08
Career: 7, vs. Jackson State, 11/15/08

Assists
Season: 4, vs. S. Carolina, 1/14/09
Career: 4, twice

Blocks
Season: 7, vs. Arkansas, 1/31/09
Career: 7, three times

Steals
Season: 2, twice
Career: 3, vs. NW State, 12/15/07

Minutes Played
Season: 37, twice
Career: 40, at S. Carolina, 2/27/08

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 20 at Florida, 2/13/08
1. 20 vs. Southern, 11/30/07
3. 19 vs. Washington, 12/29/07
3. 19 vs. Oklahoma State, 11/19/07
5. 18 vs. Arkansas, 1/31/09
5. 18 vs. Chaminade, 11/20/07
7. 17 vs. Centenary, 11/28/08
7. 17 vs. Jackson State, 11/15/08
7. 17 at Miss. State, 3/8/08
7. 17 vs. Tennessee, 2/9/08

 

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