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Jamaal Hilliard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roselle, N.J.

High School:
Peddie School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
Guard

Major:
Anthropology & Sociology

Jamaal Hilliard

General: One of three senior captains along with Marcus Harley and Kerry Kenny...expected to be a strength of the Lafayette team and will be more of a go-to player offensively...able to play in just 18 games in 2005-06 after suffering a foot injury in preseason and a broken finger midway through the season...was fifth in the nation in free throw percentage in 2004-05 (91 %).

2005-06: Played in 18 games, starting 13 at one of three guard positions...averaged 7.4 points and 3.7 rebounds per game...missed the opening three games with a foot stress reaction and later missed time with a broken finger...scored in double figures five times...shot 81 percent from the line and 41 percent from the floor...scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds against Holy Cross (2/4)...matched a career-best two blocks to go with five points at Bucknell (1/18)...scored 13 points vs. Navy (1/14) and was 8-for-10 from the line...put together his best performance of the season with a 20-point effort vs. Colgate (1/11), a game in which he hit 7-of-8 from the free throw line and 3-of-3 from long range while coming up with a season-high three thefts...added nine points and four boards in the Leopards' win at Mount St. Mary's to start 2006...scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds vs. Dickinson (12/20)...chipped in with nine points against Columbia (12/10)...stung St. Francis (N.Y.) for 16 points (12/6), including nine straight at the end of regulation and into overtime to pull Lafayette back into the back-and-forth contest; went 4-of-5 from the field and a perfect 6-of-6 from the line for the second straight game...dropped 10 points on St. Peter's (12/1), including a game-tying triple with 45 seconds remaining.

2004-05: Starting guard for the Leopards in 19 of 27 games...averaged 7.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game...ended fifth in the nation in free throw percentage at 91 percent; was ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation at different points in season...scored in double figures in eight games...netted 15 points and was 8-for-8 from the foul line vs. Lehigh (2/26)...had career-high 23 points, shooting 6-of-7 from the floor and 11-for-11 at the line in overtime win against American (2/19)...scored 12 points at Holy Cross (2/11)...netted 11 points and was 3-of-5 from long range at Colgate (1/23)...scored 12 points, including 10-for-10 from the line vs. Navy (1/8)...knocked down 11 points with three three-pointers vs. Moravian (12/22)...against Cal State Northridge (12/13), connected for 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting...grabbed career-high six rebounds at Georgia Tech (12/28)...scored 15 points in season-opening win at Duquesne when he went 10-for-10 from the line.

2003-04: Averaged 3.5 points and 1.8 rebounds in 8 games...collected career highs with 11 points and 6 rebounds against Centenary (12/5)...scored five points at Drexel (12/2)...eight points against La Salle (11/29).

High School: Averaged 20.5 points and 11.8 rebounds per game in his senior year at Roselle Catholic...spent 2002-03 in a prep year at The Peddie School.

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