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Anthony Lawrence II

position

Guard

Height

6-7

Weight

210 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School

Lakewood Senior

Anthony Lawrence II - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

Career
Finished his career ranked 34th in career scoring at Miami with 1,043 points … Played in 130 career games, which tied for fifth most in program history … Wrapped up his career ranked ninth in career steals at UM with 141 and 10th in career minutes with 3,300

As a Senior (2018-19)
Ranked 14th in ACC in minutes played (33.2/game) and 17th in rebounding (6.4) … Finished season with five double-doubles in his last seven games … Recorded 20 points, 10 boards and three steals in ACC Tournament win over Wake Forest (3/12) … Picked up fourth double-double in five games with 15 points, 11 rebounds at Virginia Tech (3/8) … Scored career-high 27 points and pulled down 11 rebounds on Senior Night against Pitt (3/5) … Recorded second straight double-double with 14 points, 12 rebounds at Wake Forest (2/26) … Just missed triple-double with 16 points, 10 rebounds and career-high nine assists against Georgia Tech (2/23) … Recorded 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists in overtime game at North Carolina (2/9) … Notched second double-double of season with 11 points, 12 boards against Notre Dame (2/6) … Recorded 15 points and nine boards against Virginia Tech (1/30) … Scored 18 points against North Carolina (1/19) … Approached a triple-double with 17 points, eight rebounds and career-high eight assists against FAU (12/22) … Averaged 10.0 ppg in three games at Wooden Legacy … Scored 17 points in Wooden Legacy championship game against Seton Hall (11/25) … Recorded double-double (19 pts, 12 rebs) in season opener against Lehigh (11/9).

As a Junior (2017-18)
Played in all 32 games, with 31 starts … Averaged 8.8 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.4 steals per game … More than doubled his season totals in points and rebounding from sophomore season … Recorded seven or more rebounds in 14 games … Ranked 15th in ACC in rebounding (6.6) … In ACC games only, he ranked third in steals (1.83/game) and 13th in rebounding (7.0) … Scored 10 points on 4-for-5 shooting and grabbed seven boards in win over Navy (11/12) … Had a stat sheet stuffer game against La Salle (11/22): set career high with 10 rebounds and tied his career highs in assists (5) and blocks (3) … Scored 14 points and added three steals against North Florida (11/25) … Recorded eight points and seven boards while fouling out in win at No. 12 Minnesota (11/29) … Recorded 10 rebounds against Princeton (12/2) … Dished out career-high six assists while playing 33 minutes against Boston University (12/5) … Scored team-high 12 points (10 in first half), with six boards, three blocks at Pitt (12/30) … Pulled down career-high 12 rebounds in back-to-back games at Georgia Tech (1/3) and against Florida State (1/7); first UM player to record two straight 12-plus rebound games since Tonye Jekiri in January 2016 … Scored season-high 16 points at Clemson (1/13) … Had strong game against Duke with 13 points, seven rebounds, career-high five steals (1/15) … Recorded 19 points at Florida State (1/27) … Recorded first career double-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds vs. Pitt (1/31) … Had big double-double at Virginia Tech with career highs in points (25) and rebounds (13) as well as three blocks (2/3) … Had seven points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals at Notre Dame (2/19) … Scored 13 points and added nine rebounds in win against Boston College (2/24) … Recorded 12 points and six boards in ACC Tournament against North Carolina (3/8).

As a Sophomore (2016-17)
Lawrence, Jr. 2016-17 game-by-game stats  Get Acrobat Reader

Started 18 of 33 games played … Averaged 6.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.3 steals, 0.5 blocks in 26.0 minutes per game … Totaled 224 points, 124 rebounds, 47 assists, 42 steals and 15 blocks in 857 minutes … Hit 41.6 percent (72-173) from the field, 35.4 percent (35-99) from three and 72.6 percent (45-62) at the line … Led or tied for team high in scoring once, rebounds once, assists three times, steals 11 games and blocked shots six times … Scored in double digits in nine games … Notched 3-pointer in 20 outings … Hit multiple 3-pointers in nine games … Blocked a shot in 12 games … Multiple assists in 16 outings … Season highs: 19 points at NC State, 2/4; 9 rebounds vs. Notre Dame, 1/12; 5 assists, twice; 4 steals, three times; 3 blocked shots vs. Western Carolina, 11/11; 40 minutes at Virginia, 2/20 … Started nine of 18 ACC games … In ACC play averaged 7.1 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 0.9 steals in 26.7 minutes … In ACC play totaled 127 points, 65 rebounds, 37 assists and 17 steals in 480 minutes … Connected on 40.8 percent (40-98) from the field, 34.5 percent (20-58) from three and 75.0 percent (27-36) at the line … In two ACC Tournament games, averaged 4.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals in 31.0 minutes per game … Shot 3-9 from the field and 3-7 from three … In one NCAA Tournament game, had three points and three rebounds in 22 minutes … Hit 1-5 from the field and 1-5 from three.

As a Freshman (2015-16)
Lawrence, Jr. 2015-16 game-by-game stats  Get Acrobat Reader
Played 33 games … Averaged 4.1 points, 1.9 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.5 steals in 12.0 minutes per game … Totaled 136 points, 63 rebounds, 27 assists and 17 steals in 397 minutes … Hit 51.1 percent (47-92) from the field, 42.9 percent (18-42) from three and 60.0 percent (24-40) at the line … Led or tied for team high in scoring once, rebounds once, steals four times and blocks seven times … Scored in double digits six times, twice in ACC action … Hit multiple 3-pointers in four games … Notched 3-pointer in 11 outings … Blocked a shot in nine games … Multiple blocks in two outings … Season highs: 18 points vs. Notre Dame 2/3; 7 rebounds at Nebraska 12/1; 4 assists vs. Louisiana 11/16; 2 steals five times, last vs. Villanova 3/24; 2 blocked shots twice, last vs. Virginia Tech 2/17; 25 minutes vs. Louisiana 11/16 … In ACC play averaged 3.2 points, 1.6 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 0.5 blocks in 10.6 minutes per game … In ACC play totaled 54 points, 27 rebounds, 12 assists and 8 blocks in 181 minutes … Connected on 47.4 percent (18-38) from the field, 47.4 percent (9-19) from three and 47.4 percent of shots (9-19) at the line … In two ACC Tournament games, averaged 4.5 points, 3.0 rebounds in 13.0 minutes … Shot 3-4 from the field and 3-4 at the line … In three NCAA Tournament games averaged 2.7 points, 1.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 12.3 minutes … Hit 3-7 from the field, 1-3 from three and 1-2 at the line.

Prior to Miami
Led Lakewood Senior High School team to the Class 5A state championship game as a junior … Scored 18 points in the championship game and totaled 25 rebounds in two state tournament games … Averaged 20 points and 13 rebounds as a junior at Lakewood … In sophomore campaign, averaged 21 points, eight rebounds and four steals … Listed as a three-star recruit by ESPN … Played AAU ball for Each 1 Teach 1 Elite … Also was on the track team in high school, participating in the high jump … Chose Miami over offers from USC, Clemson and Texas, among others.

Personal
Born Sept. 6, 1996 in St. Petersburg, Fla. … Son of Anthony Sr. and Zelia … One sister, Taylor … Majoring in sports administration … Played in first basketball game at age four … Father, Anthony Lawrence Sr., was a two-year letterman at Miami from 1991-93 and after college, played overseas in Portugal, Mexico and the Dominican Republic … Uncle, Patrick, also played at Miami from 1991-94 … majored in liberal arts.