David Lucas

David Lucas

Player Profile


Tigard, Oregon

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 246



OREGON STATE 2004-2005: David is one of the premier players in the conference...the former walkon (earned scholarship prior to 2004 season) is the conference second-leading returning scorer, trailing only Arizona State's Ike Diogu...also among the conference's top-10 returners for rebounding...a soft shooting touch, particularly around the basket...a "quick" leaper who is able to get multiple opportunities on the offensive end...likely to see fewer double teams and sagging zones this year as the team has improved in the paint and in perimeter shooting...a legitimate postseason honors candidate who has the chance to be OSU's first back-to-back All-Pac-10 selection since center Scott Haskin (1992, '93)...his career averages are higher in conference games than overall games...served as a counselor at July's Adidas All-American camp.

2003-2004: 2004 All-Pacific-10 Conference first team selection...finished the season fourth in the Pac-10 for scoring (17.2), ninth for rebounding (6.9) and fifth for free throw percentage (.816)...over the final 10 games he averaged 19.2 points and over the final six 8.7 rebounds...the Seattle Post-Intellingencer named him the most improved player in the Pac-10 in its Feb. 4, 2004 edition...recipient of the program's Ralph Miller Award, signifying the team's MVP...Pac-10 Player of the Week after averaging 21.0 points and 10.5 rebounds in victories over Arizona State and No. 14 Arizona...scored 20-plus points 13 times, including a career-high 29 at Washington Feb. 14...recorded a team-high four double-doubles -- vs. Hawaii (14 pts, 13 reb), vs. Jackson State (11/10), vs. Arizona State (20/12) and at Stanford (14/11)...he and Chris Stephens scored in double figures in 25 of the 28 games...recorded double figure games for rebounds five times...shot a team-high .511 (185-362) from the field...had a mid-Pac-10 season streak of making 21 consecutive free throws...second in the conference for offensive rebounds per game at 3.39 and ended the year with nearly as many offensive boards (95) as defensive (97)...scored 482 points for the season, the seventh-highest total for a junior at OSU.

2002-2003: Lucas played three minutes in one contest over the first 10 games of the schedule -- from games 11 through 28 he averaged 16.5 minutes...his opportunity was enhanced due to his efforts in practice and former Beaver Jarman Sample not being available...Lucas averaged 6.6 points and 3.6 rebounds for the season...scored in double figures five times, including a season-high 14 points at Washington...grabbed a career-high seven rebounds three times...rejected 16 shots for the season, including four at Washington...shot .510 (52-102) from the field for the season....started the final three games of the season...earned the Jim Anderson Award for OSU's most improved player.

2001-2002: Lucas played in nine games, including a season-high 11 minutes at USC...scored two of his season total of three points at USC.

TIGARD Lucas was the team MVP as a senior...second team All-Pac-8 Conference selection...earned the team's Scholar Athlete Award...graduated with a 3.00 GPA.

PERSONAL: Davis is the son of Maurice Lucas and Rita Lucas...his stepmother is Pam Lucas...Maurice was a professional player, competing in the ABA with Kentucky and St. Louis, and in the NBA with Portland, New Jersey, New York, Phoenix, Seattle, and the Lakers...has one brother and one sister...bowling and video games are his hobbies...majoring in computer science.

GAMES OF NOTE Feb. 21, 2004 vs. Arizona -- Lucas hit 10 of 14 field goal attempts, scoring 22 points total in an emotional victory over No. 14 Arizona at Gill Coliseum...he also added nine rebounds, two assists, one blocked shot and three steals.

Feb. 14, 2004 at Washington -- Lucas scored a career-high 29 points to help OSU make a frenetic comeback in Seattle...he was 11 of 19 from the field, 7 of 9 from the free throw line and added six rebounds.

Feb. 21 vs. Arizona State -- David scored 20 points and added 12 rebounds for one of his four double-doubles of the season...this game helped him earn the conference's Pac-10 Player of the Week honor.

Points:29 at Washington (2/14/04)
Rebounds:        13 at Hawaii (12/15/03)
Assists:2, four times
Blocked Shots:4 at Washington (2/20/03)
Steals:4, twice
Field Goals:11 at Washington (2/14/04)
Field Goals Att.:19 at Washington (2/14/04)
3-Pt FGS:         1 at UCLA (1/2/04)
3-Pt FGS Att.:1, three times
Free Throws:9 vs. California (1/31/04)
FT Att.:10 vs. California (1/31/04)
Minutes:         36, twice

DAVID LUCAS' CAREER STATISTICS YEARG/GSFG-FGA.PCT3FG-3FGA.PCTFT-FTA.PCTPTSAVG.REBAVG.PF/DATOBKSTMIN 200428/28185-362.5111-3.333111-136.81648217.21926.977/424611728821 200319/352-102.5100-0----22-33.6671266.6683.642/0718168300 20029/01-2.5000-0----1-2.500 30.3 30.35/0021129 Total56/31238-466.5111-3.333134-171.78461110.92634.6124/4318134371150

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