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Larry Drew - II
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Larry Drew - II 1265432
Position: Guard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Encino, Calif.
High School: Taft
Started all 35 games ... averaged 7.5 ppg, 2.4 rpg and 7.3 apg ... earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors and was one of five players selected to the Pac-12 All-Tournament Team ... established UCLA's single-season assists record (256) ... his total of 256 assists ranks third on the Pac-12 Conference's single-season list (behind Ahlon Lewis, 298 at Arizona State in 1998; and Jason Kidd, 274 at California in 1994) ... led the Pac-12 in assists (256), assists per game (7.3) and assist turnover ratio (2.98) ... ranked fourth, nationally, in assists per game (7.3) and was seventh in assist turnover ratio (2.98) ... played in a team-leading 1243 minutes (35.5 mpg), the fourth highest minutes per game average in the Pac-12 ... ranks fourth on UCLA's single-season total minutes list, having logged the most minutes in one season since 2007-08, when Russell Westbrook had 1318 and Josh Shipp had 1269 ... was selected to play in the 2013 Reese's Division I College All-Star game (April 5) as part of the NCAA Division I Championship and Final Four in Atlanta ... totaled at least 10 assists in six games (seven times in his career) ... scored a career-high 20 points in UCLA's 80-75 win over Arizona State (March 14) in a quarterfinal game at the Pac-12 Tournament ... scored in double figures in 10 games, including in six of UCLA's final 11 contests ... had 14 points and nine assists on "Senior Night" in Pauley Pavilion, leading UCLA past No. 11 Arizona, 74-69 (March 2) - was honored as the team's lone senior student-athlete prior to that game ... logged a career-high 13 assists in wins over Arizona State (Feb. 27) and Cal State Northridge (Nov. 28) ... scored the winning basket on a jump shot at the buzzer against Washington (Feb. 7), leading UCLA to a 59-57 win at home ... finished the game against Washington with nine points, six assists and five steals ... scored 12 points, including the game-winning basket on a driving layup with the shot clock expiring and nine seconds to play in regulation in UCLA's 57-53 win at Utah (Jan. 10) ... registered 12 assists in UCLA's 100-70 win over James Madison (Nov. 15) ... scored the game-winning basket on a layup with 17 seconds left in overtime versus UC Irvine (Nov. 13) ... registered a career-high 43 minutes in the win over UC Irvine ... tallied five assists and no turnovers in his first game with UCLA, an 86-59 win over Indiana State in the team's season opener (Nov. 9, 2012).


2010-11 (at North Carolina)
Played in 21 games, making 17 starts ... announced he was transferring on Feb. 4, 2011 ... left North Carolina ranked No. 17 all-time in the school's record book for career assists (378), compared to 203 turnovers ... had 19 assists and four turnovers and was 7-for-16 from the floor (.438) in the last four games ... had 82 assists and 38 turnovers (2.2) ... had six or more assists five times with a season-high of nine (one turnover) in his final game with UNC, a 106-74 win at Boston College (Feb. 1) ... scored in double figures twice (13 vs. Long Beach State and 10 vs. Saint Francis) ... averaged 4.4 points, 2.3 rebounds 3.9 assists and 1.1 steals per game ... shot at a 38.4 clip (33-for-86) and was 6-for-29 from 3-point range (.207) ... averaged 3.7 points and 2.8 assists per game in ACC action ... earned UNC's defensive player of the game award four times ... played a solid game in the win at Miami, logging five assists and no turnovers - helped UNC shoot 48 percent from the floor and was the team's top defensive player for the second straight game ... came off the bench for the first time during the year and responded with eight points and was UNC's defensive player of the game in North Carolina's 75-65 win over Clemson - shot 4-for-8 from the floor in that game (the four field goals were more than he had scored in the first three ACC games combined, and the eight field goal attempts tied his season high) ... hit a pair of free throws with 1:34 to play, giving UNC a 56-52 lead in the comeback win at Virginia ... had 10 points and no turnovers and was UNC's defensive player of the game against Saint Francis ... scored in double figures (13 points) for the first time and had eight assists against Long Beach State - was 6-for-7 from the floor, hitting a pair of baskets after Long Beach State cut UNC's lead to two points ... had seven points, four assists and no turnovers in a win at Evansville.

2009-10 (at North Carolina)
Played in all 37 games, making 36 starts (did not start on Senior Night against Miami) ... tied for second in the ACC in assists with 6.0 per game ... averaged 8.5 points, 2.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 0.8 steals per game ... had 222 assists and 120 turnovers ... handed out more assists than turnovers in 32 games ... was fifth in the ACC in assist-error ratio at 1.9 per game (eighth in ACC games) ... was 38-for-108 from three-point range (35.2 percent, the second-highest percentage on team) ... averaged 10.2 points, shot 51.2 percent from the floor, 48.1 percent from three-point range (26 for 54) with 133 assists and 54 turnovers (2.46) in North Carolina's 20 wins ... averaged 6.5 points, shot 29.9 percent from the floor, 12 of 54 (.222) from three-point range with 89 assists and 66 turnovers (1.35) in the 17 losses ... made multiple three-pointers 11 times with a career-high four against Virginia ... scored in double figures 14 times, six times in ACC action ... averaged 9.2 points with a combined 31 assists and 18 turnovers in the NIT ... had 12 points, eight assists and six turnovers in NIT final vs. Dayton ... scored Carolina's last five points in regulation to send the semifinal against Rhode Island to overtime ... scored eight of his 11 points at UAB in the second half, including a drive with 43 seconds left that gave UNC a 54-49 lead and a pair of free throws with 21 seconds to play that gave North Carolina a 56-51 advantage ... hit the game-winning basket with two seconds to play in UNC's 76-74 NIT win at Mississippi State ... used his left hand to score over Jarvis Varnardo, the NCAA's all-time leading shot blocker ... his only three-pointer of the game gave North Carolina a 64-63 lead, its first lead since early in the second half ... hit a pair of threes and finished with nine points and six assists in NIT win over William and Mary ... scored 15 points, logging seven assists and two turnovers while going 6-for-9 from the floor (with a pair of three-pointers) in UNC's home win over NC State ... matched a career-high with 18 points in the win at NC State, compiling seven assists and just one turnover - in that win, scored 11 second-half points, including eight in the final 5:41 to clinch the victory ... scored all 14 of his points and had six of his eight assists in the second half of UNC's win over Virginia Tech in his first ACC start - hit both of his three-point attempts in the final 5:41 that helped clinch the win over the Hokies ... had 12 points, nine assists, three steals and one turnover against Presbyterian ... scored a career-high 18 points and had six assists in an 89-82 win over Michigan State ... was 6-for-7 from the floor against Michigan State and made five free throws in the final 53 seconds to seal the win ... had a career-high 10 assists and posted his first collegiate double-double with12 points and 10 assists against Nevada ... nailed back-to-back three-pointers just 42 seconds apart to give North Carolina a 72-67 lead against Nevada, helping the Tar Heels overcome a second-half deficit en route to an 80-73 victory ... had eight assists in the win over Ohio State.

2008-09 (at North Carolina)
Played in all 38 games ... averaged 1.4 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists as a true freshman ... averaged 9.6 minutes per contest ... finished the year with 74 assists and 45 turnovers, logging an assist-error ratio of 1.6 to 1 ... scored 53 points as a freshman with a season-high five at Michigan State (Dec. 3) ... registered a season-high seven assists in Maui versus Chaminade ... had 13 assists and three turnovers in 72 minutes of action in eight postseason contests (ACC and NCAA) ... had seven assists and three steals against Chaminade and five more assists against Oregon ... had six assists, four rebounds and two steals against UNC Asheville ... had three assists in UNC's 97-75 win over Rutgers ... had four points and five assists in 16 minutes against College of Charleston ... handed out an ACC-high four assists in the 108-91 win over Maryland ... played 31 minutes in the ACC Tournament (14 versus Virginia Tech, 17 against Florida State) and compiled seven assists and just two turnovers ... in the 2009 NCAA Tournament, played four minutes in the national championship game against Michigan State ... played seven minutes and had one assist against Villanova (national semifinal) ... hit one three-pointer against Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 and added an offensive rebound basket in the regional final against Oklahoma ... played a season-high 19 minutes against Radford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (five assists, one turnover) ... nailed a first-half three-pointer against Kentucky, his first basket as a Tar Heel.

High School
Was a varsity basketball letterwinner at Taft High School (Woodland Hills, Calif.) under head coach Derrick Taylor ... won the John Wooden Award as the 2008 Los Angeles City Section Player of the Year ... averaged 13.9 points, 9.2 assists and 4.5 rebounds as a senior and 14.8 points, 6.3 assists and 4.5 rebounds as a junior ... had 24 points and six assists to beat Los Angeles Fairfax High to win the L.A. City Championship at the L.A. Sports Arena ... was a four-time all-region, three-time all-state and three-time all-city selection ... won the three-point contest at the 2008 McDonald's All-Star Game ... also played in the Kentucky Derby Classic in Louisville, Ky. ... also competed in track and field as a senior, running the 100 and 200 meters, the 4x100 relay and competing in the high jump.

Full name: Larry Donelle Drew II ... born in Los Angeles, Calif., on March 5, 1990 ... parents are Larry and Sharon Drew ... his father, Larry Drew Sr., played 10 years in the NBA after a standout four-year collegiate career at the University of Missouri ... Larry Drew Sr. has served as head coach of the Atlanta Hawks for two seasons (2010-11, 2011-12) ... history major.

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