LaKitha Murray - 15
LaKitha Murray

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
Bryant HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L


2006-07: Played in 30 games for the Blazers as a junior, averaging over eight minutes per game ... hit 13-of-43 from the floor (.302), including 5-of-20 from three-point range (.250) on the year ... also made 8-of-15 from the charity stripe ... notched a total of 39 points and 48 rebounds, while also contributing nine assists and four steals ... had her best outing at Memphis (1/2) where she had six points, seven rebounds and two assists in UAB's 75-59 win over the Tigers ... scored a season-best seven points as the Blazers defeated UCF, 58-44, on Feb. 15.

2005-06: The lone Blazer to start all 28 games on UAB's schedule, she averaged 6.3 ppg and 3.7 rpg during her sophomore season ... also tallied 36 assists and 29 steals ... scored in double-digits on seven different occasions during the year ... set a new career-high with 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting against Southern Miss (1/27) ... one of her best outings of the season came against Jackson State (11/28) where she scored 12 points, pulled down nine rebounds and added four assists.

2004-05: Was only freshman to play in all 28 games for UAB, starting 15 of them and averaging 21.5 minutes per contest ... registered the first double-double of her career with 13 points and 11 rebounds, both career highs, as well as a career-best three assists at Tulane (2/13) ... had third-straight double-digit performance with 11 points against USF (2/20) ... tallied fourth-straight double-digit game and second career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds at USF (2/26) ... recorded a career high with 12 points against Louisville (1/9) ... grabbed a career-high nine boards versus Saint Louis (1/23) ... had 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting and two assists at Southern Miss (2/11) ... came off the bench to tally 10 points, five rebounds and two steals at South Alabama (12/21) ... registered nine points to go along with three rebounds against Chattanooga (12/1) ... went 3-of-6 from the floor for eight points, while grabbing six rebounds in win over East Carolina (2/7) ... had eight points and four rebounds against Alabama, in her homecoming (12/7) ... recorded seven points and a career-high three steals to go along with three defensive rebounds at Colorado State (11/27) ... tallied seven rebounds, including five offensive boards, while scoring two points and grabbing a steal versus Holy Cross (11/26) ... contributed six points and five rebounds in 12 minutes against Cincinnati (1/7) ... tied career high with three steals to go with five points and six rebounds in a career-high 30 minutes versus Memphis (1/21) ... tallied four points, three rebounds and one steal in 15 minutes of play in her first collegiate game at Western Kentucky (11/19) ... registered the first block of her career at Houston (1/14) ... got her first career start at Kentucky and grabbed seven rebounds to go along with two points (12/18).

HIGH SCHOOL: Named all-state honorable mention by the Birmingham News in 2004 ... team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior ... as a senior, averaged 25 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals ... member of the Tuscaloosa News' West Alabama Super 5 team in 2002 ... had the best free-throw percentage on team as a junior ... as a sophomore, was named team's best defensive player ... rookie of the year on team in freshman season ... played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game.

PERSONAL: Full name is LaKitha Marchelle Murray ... born on January 24, 1986 ... majoring in communication studies ... parents are Keith and Debra Murray ... has a older brother; Markus ... is related to former NBA player, Herb Williams.

 
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