2010-11 Saw action in eight games as a sophomore including four games during Conference USA play ... scored first career points when he drained a late three-pointer at UTEP ... also had two rebounds and two assists in the game while playing the final two minutes ... also saw two minutes of playing time against both Grambling State and Arizona during the year.
Saw playing time in five games during first season with the Owls ... originally signed to play collegiately at Southeast Missouri ... attended SEMO during the Fall, 2008 semester before transferring to Rice ... became eligible at the conclusion of the fall semester and saw first action at Lamar on Dec. 23 ... attempted one three-point field goal attempt against the Cardinals in final-minute action ... also saw playing time at TCU during preconference play and was credited with his first career assist ... first league outing came at home against Houston ... played a season-high three minutes against Texas A&M International ... also played two minutes against Marshall.
Christian Life Academy
Second-Team Class 1A All-State selection as well as a District 7-1A pick at Christian Life Academy ... led the state of Louisiana in three-point shooting as a senior during the 2007-08 season ... knocked down 139 treys, converting 48 percent of his attempts from behind the arc ... averaged 18 points, six rebounds and four assists senior year as Christian Life won the Class 1A state championship for a third straight year ... team also captured the District 7-1A title ... Todd Foster-coached team was 41-2 senior year ... prep team was 32-7 junior year en route to district and state titles ... averaged 11 points, two rebounds and two assists as a junior ... named All-District 7-1A ... played against his cousin (Eddie Ludwig/Metairie Park Country Day) in the 2007 Class A state title game ... scored 1,490 career points and set a school record with 274 career, three-pointers ... member of National Honor Society at Christian Life Academy.
Born June 29, 1989 in New Orleans, La. ... son of Steve and Penny Pirri ... has two older siblings, Kellen and Clare ... father played basketball at Furman ... sister, Clare, rowed crew at Jacksonville University ... cousin, Eddie Ludwig, is a freshman on the LSU basketball team ... Sport Management major.