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2016-17 Game-by-Game Stats
Poised for a breakout sophomore campaign • Enters the year with increased strength • Athletic wing who plays in full attack mode • Improved ball-handler and defender • Solid mid-range game.
Appeared in 35 games, starting 27, averaging 6.9 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 21.0 minutes • Led MSU and ranked tied for 10th in the Big Ten in 3-point field goal percentage (.416) • Started the final 25 contests of the season • Ranked fourth on the team in scoring • Scored a season-high 17 points vs. Nebraska (2/23), while matching his season-high with five rebounds and knocking down a season-best six free throws • MSU was 7-1 when he scored in double figures • Scored 13 points and matched his season-high with five rebounds in his first Big Ten Tournament game (vs. Penn State, 3/9) • Scored 13 points, 10 of which came in the second half, in his first career NCAA Tournament game (vs. Miami, 3/17).
Five-Time Alabama Class 3A Player of the Year, first capturing the honor as an eighth grader • 2016 McDonald's All-American, recording 12 points, one rebound, two assists and one steal for the West • Two-time Gatorade Alabama Boys Basketball Player of the Year (2013, 2015) • Three-time Alabama Class 3A State Tournament MVP, leading Madison Academy to championships in 2013, 2015 and 2016 • No. 8 scorer in Alabama high school history with 3,089 points • Averaged 22.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists as a senior, adding 1.3 steals playing for Coach Andy Blackston • 2016 Third-Team All-American as selected by the Naismith Award and USA TODAY Sports • All-USA TODAY Sports Alabama Player of the Year • Scored 25 points in the Alabama Class 3A State Championship title game against Midfield • Played in the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit • Averaged 24.8 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists as a junior, adding 1.7 steals and 1.1 blocks • 2015 Max Preps Junior All-America Second-Team honoree • Finished second in 2015 Alabama Mr. Basketball voting, and was named to the AL.com Super All-State First Team • Shot 53.7 percent from the field, 45.3 percent from 3-point range and 73.5 percent from the foul line • Totaled 19 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists in the Class 3A title game, leading Madison Academy to a 75-51 win over Piedmont as a junior • Scored in double figures in every game, and recorded seven double-doubles • Earned 2014 Max Preps Sophomore All-America First Team honors, averaging 22.8 points, 3.7 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 1.1 steals • Scored in double figures in 22 of 23 games as a sophomore, and recorded two double-doubles • Shot 51.1 percent from the field and 77.9 percent from the foul line • Missed the final month of the season due to injury • 2013 MaxPreps Freshman All-America First Team honoree, averaging 23.9 points, 2.9 assists, 8.5 rebounds and 1.1 steals • Scored in double figures in 32 of 33 games as a freshman, and recorded 13 double-doubles • Totaled 21 points, 19 rebounds, six assists, six steals and two blocks in a 54-47 win over Southside in the 2013 3A title game, earning MVP honors • Played on varsity as an eighth grader, earning Class 3A Player of the Year honors for the first time after averaging 18.3 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.4 steals • Led Madison Academy to the state semifinal game, scoring 24 points in defeat • Named to the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team and participated in the 2015 October mini-camp • Named to the 2013-14 USA Basketball Men's Developmental National Team, and participated in the 2012 USA Developmental National Team mini-camp • Played AAU basketball for Atlanta Celtics • Rated among the Top 22 players in his class by ESPN 100 (#19), Rivals.com (#20), 24/7 Sports (#21) and Scout.com (#24), resulting in a 24/7 Sports Composite ranking of #20.
Born Jan. 15, 1997 • Son of Tellus and Yolanda Langford • Plans to major in communication or religious studies.