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WSU Men's Basketball BIO
Junior Longrus
Player Profile:
Junior Longrus 1264608
Position: Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
High School: Bishop O'Dowd
Experience: 3 Letters

CAREER – Ranks in WSU’s career record books for blocked shots (t-18th – 55).

JUNIOR (2014-15) – Played in all 31 games for the Cougars, notching 11 starts…averaged 11.7 minutes, 1.5 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 0.5 assists…shoot .500 (19-for-38) from the field…scored a career-high 9 points against UC Santa Barbara at the Great Alaska Shootout (Nov. 27)…tied his career high with 3 free throws made in that game…in the team’s next game, had a season-high 2 assists against Rice at Anchorage (Nov. 28)…tied his career-high with 8 rebounds at Oregon State (Feb. 5)…had a season-high 2 steals at Oregon (Feb. 8)…tied his career high with 3 field goals made against Utah (March 5)…was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team for second-straight season.

SOPHOMORE (2013-14) – Played in all 31 games for the Cougars, including 7 starts…averaged 20.0 minutes, 3.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists…shot 46 percent from the field…second on the team in blocks with 23 on the season…secured a career-high 8 rebounds against Purdue in the Old Spice Classic (Nov. 29)…posted a career-high 8 points vs. Mississippi Valley State in Pullman (Dec. 28)…played a career-high 31 minutes in Spokane against Colorado (Jan. 8)…conference-high in scoring came against Utah (Feb. 8) when he tallied 7 points… was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team.

FRESHMAN (2012-13) – Played all 32 games for the Cougars…averaged 10.2 minutes, 1 point and 2 rebounds…shot .412 from the field…ranked second in blocks with a season total of 20…started season with 5 rebounds and a career-high 4 points at home against Eastern Washington (Nov. 10)… matched career-high 4 points and collected a career-high 6 rebounds against California (Jan. 12)...played a career-high 22 minutes at home against Jackson State (Dec. 13)…recorded a career-high 3 blocks at home against Colorado (Jan. 19).

HIGH SCHOOL – Earned four varsity letters at Bishop O’Dowd High School for head coach Doug Vierra…started every game on varsity during his high school career…averaged 8.5 points and 5.1 rebounds a game as a sophomore, leading his team to a 30-4 record and a second-place finish at the State championships…as a junior, helped lead the Dragons to a 25-7 mark and a second-place finish in the California State Championship, averaging 11.8 points and 8.0 rebounds a game…team won NorCal title as he earned all-league honors…as a senior served as team captain, earning all-league and All-East Bay accolades.

PERSONAL – Born Richard Longrus Jr., in June of 1994 in Hayward Calif…father Richard Longrus Sr. and mother Lisa Royster…younger brother Franklin Longrus…older sister Linnice Longrus…double majoring in management operations and marketing at Washington State.

Minutes: 31 vs. Colorado (Spokane), 1/8/14
Points: 9 vs. UC Santa Barbara (Anchorage), 11/27/14
Field Goals Made: 3 (four times) vs. Utah, 3/5/15
Field Goal Attempts: 6 (four times) vs. Utah, 1/12/14
3-Pt Field Goals Made: None
3-Pt Field Goal Attempts: 1 (twice) vs. Oregon, 1/26/14
Free Throws Made: 3 (3 times) vs. UC Santa Barbara (Anchorage), 11/27/14
Free Throws Attempted: 6 at Arizona 1/2/14
Rebounds: 8 (twice) at Oregon State, 2/5/15
Assists: 4 vs. Jackson State, 12/13/12
Blocks: 3 vs. Colorado, 1/19/13
Steals: 4 at Arizona State, 1/5/14
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