Lawrence Ghoram

Lawrence  Ghoram

Zachary, La.

High School:
Zachary HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205




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Finished his career by playing in his 120th career game as the Owls played Tulsa at the 2010 GMC Sierra Conference USA Championship ... 120 games ties for third-most in school history ... started 77 games over his last three seasons including 30 as a senior ... scored 814 career points and had 363 career rebounds ... also had 120 career assists, 75 steals and 26 blocks.

As a senior averaged 8.1 points and 3.7 rebounds ... 11 blocks during the year was almost twice as many as in any previous season ... led Rice with 17 floor burns ... against Tulsa at the C-USA Championship, scored two points and five rebounds before fouling out in the final minute ... in final game at Tudor Fieldhouse, scored 13 points on 5-for-10 shooting against UCF ... had started 58 straight games prior to coming off the bench at Houston ... played 29 minutes in only game of the year in which he did not start and scored eight points ... scored 11 points on a 4-for-6 shooting night at UTEP for second straight double-figure scoring game ... knocked down 7-of-9 shots including a 1-for-2 performance from beyond the arc in a 16-point, 3-rebound game against Marshall ... led Rice with 13 points in loss at Southern Miss ... was 5-for-8 from the field against the Golden Eagles ... scored 13 points and had four rebounds in loss to UAB ... was 3-for-5 from the field, scoring six points and pulling down three rebounds in loss to Tulane ... finished with 15 points, knocking down 7-of-13 shots in loss to Houston ... since C-USA opener against Houston has averaged 4.5 points in last six league games ... scored nine points and had seven rebounds in win over McNeese State ... played his 100th career game at Lamar ... got into foul trouble early against the Cardinals and played just 16 minutes, going 1-for-1 from the field ... played a complete 40 minutes for the first time in his career just minutes away from his hometown of Zachary, La., when the Owls traveled to LSU ... scored a season-high 17 points, knocking down all three of his 3-point attempts ... was 6-for-10 from the field and also had eight rebounds ... scored 15 points and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds in the Owls' 70-57 win over Santa Clara earlier in the sameweek as LSU ... also had a block and a steal in the game ... scored 14 points and had a career-high four steals at Harvard ... scored nine points in 24 minutes of play against Furman ... scored 14 points and had a team-high seven rebounds in the Owls' 71-69 win over South Alabama ... was 9-for-12 from the line ... knocked down 3-of-4 attempts in the final minute to seal the victory.

Averaged 8.0 points and 3.3 rebounds as a junior ... second on the team with 25 steals ... scored a team-leading 42 second-chance points during the year ... 19 of his 38 offensive rebounds led to second-chance points ... 103 free throw attempts was one shy of Rodney Foster's team-high 104 ... shot 68.9 percent from the line, raising his career average from the 60.2 percentage prior to his junior season ... in 16 starts in league play, averaged 8.3 points and 3.9 rebounds in 16 games ...provided a spark off the bench with nine points against Cal Poly at the Basketball Travelers Invitational ... connected on both of his three-point attempts in the game ... was able to draw a charge in the game and had two rebounds ... following night led Rice with 10 points and seven rebounds against BYU ... was 4-for-4 from the field against the Cougars ... recorded a 13-point game against Texas State ... was 8-for-8 from the free throw line in the contest ... in back-to-back games against Oklahoma and UALR scored 16 points and both contests ... against the nationally-ranked Sooners converted 5-of-11 shots and also made 5-of-8 free throws ... had three rebounds against Oklahoma ... recorded a 7-for-9 shooting performance en route to the Owls' road win at UALR ... made first start of the season against Texas A&M, scoring six points (3-for-7 shooting) and grabbed two rebounds ... went on to start the Owls' last 20 games ... scored a team-high 10 points, had three rebounds and two steals at Richmond.

Opened Conference USA play with a 17-point game at Tulane ... went 5-for-10 from the field and made 7-of-8 free throws ... also had an assist and a steal in 28 minutes of play .. in a nationally-televised game against SMU the week following the Tulane game also scored 17 points ... knocked down a trio of three-pointers, a career high, during 36 minutes of play ... was 6-for-10 from the field, finishing with 15 points, four rebounds and a season-high three steals against East Carolina ... had six assists in an 88-72 win over Southern Miss to go along with 12 points and seven rebounds ... got into a little foul trouble at UCF but still had eight points in 17 minutes of play in an Owl road victory ... in a 60-59 Conference USA Tournament win over Marshall, scored a season-high 18 points, had five rebounds, three assists and a steal ... was 6-for-13 from the field and also made 5-of-6 free throw attempts.

Averaged 8.5 points and 3.9 rebounds while playing all 30 games, starting 27 for Rice as a sophomore ... averaged better than 10 points while starting all 16 Conference USA games ... had two, 20-point games during the year including a 23-point road game at UCF ... made five of the Owls' first six field goals and went on to go 9-for-16 from the field against the Knights ... drained both of his three-point attempts against UCF ... closed out the regular season with a 17-point, seven-rebound game against SMU ... scored in double figures 12 times during the year.

Prior to 2008 C-USA Play: Led Rice to the fourth-largest comeback since 1980 with a career game against TCU in Katy's Merrell Center ... had never scored in double figures during his career at Rice before finishing with 26 points and 10 rebounds in the Owls' 70-65 victory ... was 10-for-16 from the field against TCU, including 2-for-2 from three-point range, and also had three assists in 34 minutes of play ... was named Conference USA's Player of the Week following the performance ... the same day he was named the C-USA co-player of the week, scored 16 points and pulled down six rebounds at Texas A&M ... most extensive playing time early in the season came against Louisiana-Monroe when he played 22 minutes off the bench and started the second half ... was 0-for-3 from the field against ULM but knocked down 3-of-6 free throws and had four rebounds in the game ... prior to the TCU career day, previous season scoring high was an eight-point game against Texas ... was 4-for-7 from the field against the Longhorns and had three rebounds.

Played in 27 games for a total of 183 minutes ... for the year averaging 1.9 points and 1.0 rebounds, finishing with 52 points and 27 boards ... shot 40 percent from the field ... matched an early, season-high with eight points and three rebounds in a Conference USA Tournament win over UTEP ... also scored eight against Texas-Permian Basin ... was 4-for-5 from the field against UTPB and also grabbed three rebounds and had a steal ... scored six points at Tulane as well as five points against Belmont and Western Carolina ... had a season-high five rebounds against Paul Quinn College to go along with four points, an assist, a block and a steal in collegiate debut ... played a season-high 15 minutes in the UT-Permian Basin game as well as on the road at Tulane.

Zachary High School
A 2006 graduate of Zachary High School where he was a four-year starter for coach Martin Poché ... averaged 22 points as a senior ... first-team all-district his last three seasons ... an All-State Class 6-4A selection ... also named to the academic all-state team ... LHSAA Coaches' All-State pick ... scored 40 points against Baker ... finished high school career by scoring over 2,000 points ... National Honor Society member.

Lawrence Clifton Ghoram, III was born Feb. 27, 1988 in Baton Rouge, La. ... son of Lawrence and Denise Ghoram ... has a younger brother, Jordan ... Sociology major at Rice University ... Sid Richardson College.

Ghoram Career Statistics

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2006-07 27-0 183 6.8 21 52 .404 3 10 .300 7 13 .538 11 16 27 1.0 28 0 3 12 4 8 52 1.9
2007-08 30-27 698 23.3 99 224 .442 9 23 .391 49 80 .613 56 61 117 3.9 77 0 39 79 6 22 256 8.5
2008-09 33-20 717 22.4 87 216 .403 10 29 .345 71 103 .689 38 66 104 3.3 87 3 41 46 5 25 255 8.0
2009-10 31-30 828 26.7 91 207 .440 18 48 .375 51 85 .600 46 69 115 3.7 81 3 37 46 11 20 251 8.1
TOTAL 120-77 2426 20.2 298 699 .426 40 110 .364 178 281 .633 151 212 363 3.0 274 6 120 183 26 75 814 6.8

Member of Sid Rich College
Sid Richardson College



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