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#2 Lucas Eitel
Position: G
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marshall, Ill.
High School: Marshall HS
Experience: 1 Letter

2012-13: Named the MVC Scholar-Athlete Of The Week on November 28, following his 25-point performance against High Point ... Earned Second Team MVC All-Academic plaudits ... Made eight 3-pointers in a row (at Ball State and High Point) to tie the school record held by Jay Tunnell and set in 2009 ... Has hit 39-of-97 attempts from 3-point range (40.2 percent), which is the seventh best mark in the MVC  ... Scored six points off the bench in the season opener at No. 13 UCLA, hitting both of his 3-point attempts ... Drained a 3-pointer against Winthrop ... Dropped in a pair of 3-pointers to score six points with three assists and two steals against Truman State ... Scored six points with a pair of 3-pointers at Ball State ... Became the first player in the history of the Sycamore basketball program to record a perfect 7-of-7 showing from 3-point range as he led the team with a career-high 25 points against High Point .. Hit a 3-pointer in the final minute to held ISU to an overtime victory over Miami at the Diamond Head Classic ... Scored four points, including an early 3-pointer and a free throw with less than five seconds left which iced the 65-61 road victory over Northern Iowa ... Scored 15 points on the strength of five 3-pointers made at Southern Illinois ... Tied a career-high with one blocked shot and two steals against Missouri State ... Drained a pair of 3-pointers in the home victory over No. 13/16 Creighton ... Tied a career-best with three assists against Southern Illinois ... Scored six points at Missouri State.

 

2011-12:  Posted nine points off the bench, hitting 3-of-4 attempts from 3-point range with a pair of assists in the season opening victory over Eastern Illinois ... Was a perfect 2-of-2 from 3-point range in scoring six points at Louisiana-Monroe ... Had two rebounds and two assists in 12 minutes against Green Bay ... Was credited with a rebound at No. 25 Vanderbilt ... Scored two points at Drake ... Posted three rebounds and two assists against Missouri State ... Set a new career-best with 12 points against Evansville ... Played 24 minutes and scored seven points (with a pair of 3-pointers) and pulled down three rebounds at Creighton ... Scored six points and pulled down five rebounds against Northern Iowa ... Recorded five rebounds for the second consecutive game to go with six points in the double overtime victory at Evansville while playing in a career-high 25 minutes ... Scored six points and hit a career-high four free throws against Drake ... Scored seven points and dished out a career-high three assists at Wichita State ... Scored five points with six rebounds at Bradley ... Hit both of his 3-point shots to score seven points and dish out two assists against Southern Illinois ... Scored three points and pulled down a career-high seven rebounds at Missouri State.

 

2010-11: Played three minutes in his collegiate debut against UT-Pan American ... Record one rebound against Eastern Kentucky ... Scored his first collegiate basket at Notre Dame ... Pulled down one rebound in 11 minutes at Wyoming ... Scored three points with one rebound, two assists and two steals against Oakland City ... Dished out two assists against Northern Iowa ... Scored three points in five minutes of action at Missouri State ... Connected on a lay-up at home against Southern Illinois ... Drained a 3-pointer against Evansville in the MVC Tournament ... Scored two points and was credited with an assist in the NCAA Tournament against Syracuse.

 

2009-10: Sat out the season as redshirt.

 

Marshall HS: Lettered for four seasons in basketball and baseball as well as two seasons in golf at Marshall (Ill.) High School ... Was named Illinois Basketball Coaches Association First Team All-State as well as receiving honorable mention all-state plaudits from the Associated Press ... Named to the All-Wabash Valley First Team ... First team all-conference ... Earned a spot on the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic All-Tournament Team ... Also named to the Capital Classic All-Tournament Team ... Helped lead team to Illinois's High School Final Four in 2009 ... During his senior year, scored 15 ppg and dished out six assists per contest with 4 rpg ... Was credited with 186 assists, which is the second most for a single season in the history of the school ... Scored 1,682 career points, which is third-best all-time and holds the Marshall school record for 3-pointers in a career with 239 ... Also the school's career assists leader with 495 ... Played for coach Tom Brannan at Marshall.

 

Personal: Born Lucas Welsh Eitel on July 27, 1990 to Fred and Janet Eitel in Mattoon, Ill. ... Majoring in Math Education ... Brother Derek Eitel played baseball and football at Rose-Hulman and was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 17th Round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft ... Twin brother, Logan is a former member of the Indiana State basketball team.

 

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