LSU Gold

#21 Matt Derenbecker Season 2010-11

Position
Forward
Height
6'7
Weight
185
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Metairie, La.
High School
Metairie Park Country Day

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)
Nine double figure games in his first season … Appeared in all 32 games, starting 16 … Averaged 22.6 minutes per game, 6.5 points per game and 2.1 rebounds a contest … Made 36 treys (36-107, 33.6 percent) … Best scoring night came at Ole Miss (Feb. 9) when he played 37 minutes, hitting 6-of-10 field goals, including 5-of-7 treys in a 19-point effort … Top three scoring efforts came on the road, hitting for 17 at Rice (12/29) with three treys and 15 at Auburn (1/8) in the conference opener, also hitting three treys … Averaged 8.3 points a game in league play.

PRIOR TO LSU
Averaged 25.5 points per game and 9.9 rebounds a game in winning the Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year for a second straight year … Three-time member of the Louisiana-All-State basketball squad in Class 1A and state’s outstanding player in the classification in 2010 … Coach at Metairie Park was Mike McGuire … The Cajuns reached the championship game in Class 1A State Finals at the Top 28 in Lafayette in March 2010 … Derenbecker also won the Gatorade award for the state after his junior season … As a junior averaged 20.3 points per game, 11.3 rebounds … Scored 31 points and had nine rebounds and was honored as Class 1A title game MVP in the 2009 Top 28 title game win over Arcadia … Listed by Rivals.com as one of the “most versatile” among incoming SEC Frosh … Ranked in the top 100 players by ESPNU for the coming season among college signees.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 30, 1991 in Baton Rouge, La. … Son of John and Trina Derenbecker … Brothers Rob and Parke … Father, John Derenbecker, played basketball at Vanderbilt in the early 1980s … Anticipated major at LSU is mass communications … Listed the “coaches and location” as his main influences in selecting LSU … Hobbies include eating and watch television and his favorite food is “Greek” … Favorite NBA team is the New Orleans Hornets and favorite NBA player is Manu Ginobili … Favorite athlete in other sports is new Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush … Lists his best non-athletic talent as singing.

Top Career Performances
Points
19, vs. Ole Miss, 2/9/11

Rebounds
8, at Auburn, 1/8/11

Field Goals Made
6, twice

3 PT FG Made
5, at Ole Miss, 2/9/11

Free Throws Made
4, twice

Assists
3, four times

Blocks
1, vs. Centenary, 11/24/10

Steals
4, vs. Ole Miss, 1/22/11

Minutes Played
38, at Auburn, 1/8/11

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 19, at Ole Miss, 2/9/11
2. 17, at Rice, 12/29/10
3. 15, at Auburn, 1/8/11
4. 14, vs. Ole Miss, 1/22/11
4. 14, vs. Nicholls, 11/16/10
6. 13, at Arkansas, 2/11/11
6. 13, at Tennessee, 1/26/11
8. 12, vs. Arkansas, 1/12/11
9. 10, at Alabama, 1/29/11
10. 9, at South Alabama, 11/28/10

 

Full Bio
Career Stats
All Stats