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Ernest Prieto

position

Forward/center

Height

6-4

Weight

205 lbs.

Class

Redshirt

Hometown

Mandeville, LA

High School

St. Paul's College

1955-1956Junior guard, was injured for the first part of last season and never hit his stride.�He is the strongest man on the squad under the basket, passes well and has come up with an effective one hand shot from around the circle. As a freshman, he was one of the team's better rebounders. In that year, he scored 58 points in 13 games. Used sparingly in 11 contests last season, he added 29 more� yet he should prove to be an offensive asset this year. 1953-1954Freshman from Mandeville, La., where he played for St. Paul's is 6 feet 4 and operates well ether at center or forward. A fine ball handler, he has an exceptional two hand hook shot. He was all-state in Louisiana, scored 285 points in 28 games with 17 as his one game high.