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Ledrick Eackles
Ledrick Eackles

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Zachary, La.

High School:
Zachary / Hargrave Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 196

Position:
Guard

Major:
Undecided



Game-by-Game Stats | Career Stats

Overview: Provides defensive intensity off the bench ... Been one of the top steals men for Oakland ... Very good touch from inside 12 feet ... Had a string of four double-figure point games ... Son of former NBA player Ledell Eackles (1988-98).

2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS
▪ Played in a career-high 28 minutes at Ohio (11/15), scoring a team-high 18 points and grabbed six rebounds
▪ Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds and matched his career high with 28 minutes played at Wright State (11/23)
▪ Went a career-best 7-for-10 from the free-throw line versus UMKC (12/4), reaching double figures for the second time this season with 11 points
▪ Had an NBA 3-pointer and tallied a crucial steal with 1:24 left in the game at No. 7/7 Tennessee (12/14), finishing with 12 points
▪ Went 4 of 9 from the floor and finished with 13 points versus Valparaiso (12/21)
▪ Posted a season-high three steals at Centenary (12/28), scoring 10 points and dished out five assists
▪ Had an acrobatic alley-oop tip in versus IUPUI (1/6), but suffered an ankle injury when he landed awkwardly and missed the rest of the game, finishing with four points
▪ Went 3 of 6 from the floor to score 10 points in 22 minutes in regular-season finale at Southern Utah (2/26)
▪ Grabbed three rebounds in The Summit League Championship game versus Oral Roberts (3/8)

2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS
▪ Ranked second on the team with 32 steals
▪ Tallied double figures in eight games
▪ Played in 11 minutes at Wisconsin (11-18), making the start in the second half and posted a career-best four steals
▪ Tallied eight points on 3-of-7 shooting from the field vs. Central Arkansas (11/28/09)
▪ Posted his first double-figure game versus Alma College (12/28) with 11 points on 3-of-5 shooting
▪ Scored 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting and had three steals versus IUPUI (1/2)
▪ Was a big part of a road win over Oral Roberts (1/7), scoring 7-of-12 points in the final 1:50, including a big 3-pointer
▪ Reached double figures in the third straight league game, tallying 10 points and matched a career-best five assists at Centenary (1/9)
▪ Sparked the Grizzlies past UMKC (1/14) with a career-high 20 points on 3-of-4 shooting from beyond the arc
▪ Posted 14 first-half points at North Dakota State (1/21), finishing the game with 18 on 6-of-11 shooting from the floor
▪ Had another solid first half at South Dakota State (1/23), tallying 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting, posting 15 points and three assists in the game
▪ Seemed to be back to form at Southern Utah (2/11), scoring seven points with a season-high tying five assists and had two steals
▪ Scored 17 points on 5-of-11 shooting in NCAA tournament first round game versus No. 18 Pittsburgh (3/19)

High School
▪ Led team to prep school national title game, scoring 20 points
▪ Named All-Tournament second team
▪ Averaged 12 points per game on a team that featured 11 Division I players
▪ Three-time all-state selection in the state of Louisiana prior to attending prep school (Glen Oaks, Family Christian and Zachary)
▪ Tabbed district most valuable player in final three seasons of high school
▪ Named MVP of Louisiana state all-star game

Academic Achievements
▪ Honor Roll for last two years
▪ Dean's List in prep school

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Scoring 57 points in a game to set a school record

Personal
Full Name: Ledrick Dynell Eackles
Birthdate: January 5, 1989
Parents: Ledell Eackles and Anttionette Victor
▪ Father was selected by the Washington Bullets in the 2nd round (36th overall pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft. He played in seven NBA seasons for the Bullets, Miami Heat and Washington Wizards, averaging 10.8 ppg in his career. His best season came during 1989-90 when he appeared in 78 games for the Bullets averaging 13.5 points. He played his college ball at the University of New Orleans
Brothers/Sisters: Ledell Eackles, Jr. (25)
▪ Brother won two state championships at Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge and went on to play college basketball for Campbell University (2005-07)
Famous Relatives: Joe Dumars, NBA Hall of Fame inductee, former Detroit Pistons great and current President of Basketball Operations

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Good program
2. Location
3. Opportunity

CAREER BESTS
Points: 20 vs. UMKC (1/14/10)
Rebounds: 9 at Wright State (11/23/10)
Assists: 5 (4 times), Last at Centenary (12/28/10)
Field Goals: 7 vs. UMKC (1/14/10)
Field Goal Attempts: 11 (2 times), Last at Wright State (11/23/10)
3-Pt. Field Goals: 3 vs. UMKC (1/14/10)
3-Pt. FG Attempts: 6 vs. Southern (11/26/10)
Free Throws: 7 (3 times), Last vs. UMKC (12/4/10)
Free Throw Attempts: 10 (2 times), Last vs. UMKC (12/4/10)
Steals: 4 at Wisconsin (11/18/09)
Blocks: 1 (5 times), Last vs. Valparaiso (12/21/10)
Minutes: 28 (2 times), Last at Wright State (11/23/10)

Miscellaneous
Double-Figure Scoring: 13
20-point Scoring: 0
3 or more Steals: 4

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