Lonnie Walker IV
As a Freshman (2017-18)
Honorable Mention All-ACC honoree (first freshman in Miami history to earn all-league honors) … ACC All-Freshman Team … All-ACC Academic Team … Named ACC Rookie of the Week on Dec. 11, Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 … Played in all 32 games, with 18 starts, and averaged team-high 11.5 points per game … First freshman to lead Miami in scoring since Darius Rice in 2000-01 and the fourth in program history … Ranked sixth among ACC freshmen in scoring (11.5 ppg), including fifth among rookies in ACC play (13.6) … In ACC games only, he ranked 22nd in conference in scoring … Averaged 14.8 points and shot 37.6 percent from 3-point range (44-117) and 78 percent (32-41) from free-throw line in his 18 starts … Scored 10 points and added five assists in college debut (11/10) … Left Florida A&M game in first half with left ankle injury (11/16) … Scored five points in homecoming game in Reading, Pa., against La Salle (11/22) … Recorded 12 points and five rebounds against Princeton (12/2) … Made first start against Boston U. (12/5) and had big game, recording career highs in points (26) and rebounds (7); was 9-for-15 from field, including 5-for-7 from 3-point range … Scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds at George Washington (12/16) … Scored 16 points and pulled down seven rebounds at Clemson (1/13) … Hit 5-of-8 3-pointers and scored 19 points with four steals against Duke (1/15) … Scored 25 points, including game-tying layup with four seconds left in regulation, in OT win over Louisville (1/24) … Recorded 23 points at Florida State (1/27) … Scored 14 points, including eight in the final 3 minutes, 22 seconds, in win at Virginia Tech (2/3) … Led team with 19 points and three blocks in win over Wake Forest (2/7) … Scored 19 points – 11 in first half including buzzer-beating 3-pointer – in win at Notre Dame (2/19) … Hit go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds remaining in comeback win over Boston College (2/24); scored 14 points in the game … Scored game-tying jumper with 56 seconds remaining in win against Virginia Tech and finished with 13 points (3/3) … Scored 12 points in 38 minutes in NCAA Tournament against Loyola Chicago.
Prior to Miami
2017 McDonald’s All-American … 2017 Jordan Brand Classic All-American … Ranked No. 12 in the ESPN Top 100, second at his position and first in Pennsylvania … 2017 AP Pennsylvania All-State 6A Player of the Year … 2017 Max Preps All-American, honorable mention … Three-time Berks County Player of the Year … As a senior led Reading High to its first Pennsylvania 6A High School State Championship. Scored 35 points in the state semifinals and 22 points in championship game … Reading High School all-time leading scorer with 1,828 points … Averaged 18.4 points per game … As a junior led the Red Knights to a 29-4 record and a trip to the PIAA Class 4A state semifinals, averaging 16.9 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game … 2016 Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year … Played AAU ball for Team Final from the Philadelphia area, the same AAU program as Ja’Quan Newton and Davon Reed … Played on the EYBL AAU circuit in 2016, averaging 16.6 points per game, knocking down 45.5 percent of his shots. Also tallied 4.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.3 steals per outing … Great vision and ball-handling skills, can shoot from the outside or penetrate and finish at the rim … Long defender with a 6-foot-10-inch wingspan who causes havoc for opposing guards … Chose Miami over offers from Kentucky, Arizona, Villanova and Syracuse.
Born Dec. 14, 1998, in Reading, Pa. … parents are Lonnie Walker III and Tamica Wall