An honorable mention All-Big 12
selection ... played in all 32 games, starting 31 ... averaged 11 points and 4.6
rebounds, both third-best on squad ... averaged 27 minutes per game and ranked third
on team in free-throw percentage (74.8) ... had 22 double-digit scoring games, second-best
on team ... scored 10 or more points in 12 of 18 Big 12 games ... led the team in
rebounding 9 times ... converted 10 3-point plays, best on the squad ... had a
season-high 9 rebounds to lead A&M to 62-53 win over Oklahoma to open Big
12 Championship (3/7) ... scored 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting against the Sooners
... scored 8 points and had game-high 8 rebounds to lead Aggies to win at Texas
Tech (2/14) ... scored 16 on 7-of-11 shooting in overtime win over Oklahoma
(1/21) ... matched career highs in minutes (36) and assists (3) at Texas (1/11) ...
posted fifth 20-point game of his career against Florida (12/17) ... finished his
career with 1,215 points, ranking 19th all-time at A&M ...
finished with 581 rebounds, which ranks 16th ... ended his Aggie
career as one of just 11 players in school history to score 1,200 points and
grab 500 rebounds ... played in 133 games, fourth all-time at A&M ... appeared
in more conference games than any other player in school history (66) ... that
number is also a Big 12 record.
A third-team All-Big 12 honoree by the league’s head coaches ... took home the team’s Shelby Metcalf Coach’s Award at the annual postseason banquet ... appeared in all 33 games, starting 31 ... second on the team in points (11.8/game) and blocks, while third in field-goal percentage (.498), free-throw percentage (.737) and rebounds (5.0/game) and fourth in minutes (26.4/game) ... hit double figures in 19 games, the second-highest total on the team ... scored 20 or more points in 3 games, all coming in the final month of the season ... led the team in points 11 times, the second-highest total on the squad, and led in rebounds 7 times (third-highest total) ... finished the year on a tear, averaging 15.2 points and 5.3 rebounds over the final six games ... poured in 20 in Big 12 Championship quarterfinal victory over Missouri (3/10) in Kansas City ... scored 21 on 9-of-12 shooting in regular-season finale against Texas Tech (3/5) ... totaled a career-high 22 (on 7-of-9 shooting) in 67-66 win at Oklahoma State (2/19) ... in 1-minute span late in game at Texas Tech (2/12), scored 4 points and grabbed huge rebound to give the Aggies the lead for good in eventual 70-67 victory over the Red Raiders ... went for 15 points and 9 rebounds in 1-point win over No. 21 Washington (12/11) ... had the game-winning block of the Huskies’ Isaiah Thomas’ 3-point attempt at the buzzer that preserved the 63-62 victory ... scored 15 points and pulled down 6 boards off the bench against Boston College (11/25) at the Old Spice Classic in Orlando ... notched first double-double of his career in win at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, scoring 18 points and grabbing career-high 12 rebounds ... played career-high 36 minutes against Baylor (2/5) ... led the team with 27 dunks ... Hit 49.8 percent of shots from the field (145-of-291) and 73.7 percent of free-throw attempts (101-of-137).
Appeared in all 34 games, starting 15 ... named the Big 12’s Most Improved Player by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram ... averaged 9.2 points (4th on team) and 4.7 rebounds (2nd) ... team was 10-3 when he scored in double figures ... came on strong at end of season, averaging 11.6 points and 5.8 rebounds (2.7 offensive) in the final 14 games ... joined Bryan Davis as only Aggies to score in double figures in both NCAA Tournament games (14 pts, 6 rebs vs Utah State; 12 pts, 7 rebs vs Purdue) ... scored 14 points (6-10 FG) vs. Oklahoma State (3/3) in home win ... had 15 points and 7 rebounds in home win vs. Texas (2/27) ... scored 9 points with 7 rebounds at Iowa State (2/20) and made key basket in final minute ... scored a game-high 17 points with 9 rebounds vs. No. 1 Kansas (2/15) in College Station ... had a Big 12 career-high 19 points vs. Texas Tech (1/30) in College Station and tied his career highs in rebounds (9) and steals (2) ... scored 17 points with 8 rebounds (6 offensive boards) in win at Missouri (2/3) ... scored a career-high 20 points (10-14 FG) with 9 rebounds in season opener against Angelo State (11/13) ... scored 12 points and tied career high with 9 rebounds in win vs. Clemson (11/26) at 76 Classic.
Scored 11 points, making 5-of-5 from the field, against Connecticut in second round of NCAA Tournament ... ranked third on team in offensive rebounds (58) ... ranked second among Big 12 freshman in offensive rebounds in league play (1.9) ... scored 8 points in win against Missouri ... had 9 points, all in the second half, with 6 rebounds in narrow loss at No. 2 Oklahoma ... scored 11 points with 8 rebounds in win against Texas Tech ... had 10 points, all in the first half, in win against Oklahoma State ... scored a career-high 12 points with 8 rebounds against Kent State in his first career start ... also started against Iowa State ... had 7 points with 5 rebounds at Kansas, including a game-high 4 offensive boards ... scored 6 points with a career-best 9 rebounds against Tulsa ... had 8 points at Alabama, helping Aggies rally from 14-point deficit ... scored 8 points with 8 rebounds against SMU nhad 8 points and 6 rebounds against Jackson State, making 6-of-8 from the free-throw line ... tallied 6 points with 6 boards against UNC Wilmington ... Aggies were 7-2 when he scored at least 8 points, losing only at Oklahoma and to UConn.
Rated as a four-star recruit by Scout.com and No. 61 nationally by ESPN.com … ranked as the No. 4 prospect in Florida by Breakdown magazine … two-time first-team all-state pick … averaged 29 points and 17 rebounds as a senior after averaging 31 points and 19 rebounds as a junior … posted career highs of 55 points and 23 rebounds … led AAU team, Team Breakdown, to the 2007 AAU national title … named MVP for the 16-and-under class at the 2006 Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions … coached by Johnny Flemming … also recruited by Duke, Florida, Connecticut, Wake Forest, Georgetown, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech and Florida State.
David Loubeau is the son of Jean Loubeau and Marie Baptiste of Plantation, Fla. … born Nov. 25, 1989 in Spring Valley, N.Y. … agricultural leadership major … wants to become a sports agent … favorite NBA team is the New York Knicks and favorite player is Kevin Garnett.
- Points: 22 at Oklahoma State (2/19/11)
- Rebounds: 12 vs A&M International (11/19/10)
- Assists: 3 several times
- Steals: 3 vs Missouri (2/18/12)
- Blocks: 2 several times
- 3-Point Field Goals: 1 vs Mississippi State (11/17/11), vs A&M-Corpus Christi (11/26/11)
- Minutes: 36 vs Baylor (2/5/11), at Texas (1/11/12)
- favorite foods: pizza, Chinese, pasta
- favorite non-NBA sports team: New York Yankees
- I don’t know what I’d do without: my mom and Johnny Fleming, pops
- most memorable sports moment: my game-winning block against Washington
- best player I’ve ever faced: Blake Griffin
- 3 words that describe me: cool, crazy, funny
- favorite thing about A&M: the people are cool
- least favorite foods: onions, peas
- best friend on another team: Kore White (FAU)
- biggest fear: snakes
- people wouldn’t believe that I: didn’t play organized hoops until 7th grade
- best advice I’ve been given: you’ve got one life to live, use it to the fullest
- favorite basketball TV announcer: Dick Vitale
- job I’d love to have: a sports agent
- favorite midnight snack: Grandma’s cookie
- first players on my basketball “dream team”: MJ and Wilt
- thing I like most about Coach Kennedy: he’s a great person and cares about his players