Full Name: Louis Kelly
Position: Guard / Forward
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 210
Birthdate: August 22, 1979
High School: Cajon HS (San Bernardino, CA)
Participated in Shaw’s Pro Summer League with the Washington Wizards in 2002.
Played final three seasons of collegiate career at UNLV, after playing his first season at San Bernardino Valley Community College. Attended Los Angeles City College in the fall of 1999 to get eligible to play at UNLV. Initially went to Fresno City College in 1997-98, but left school before basketball season began. Played in 52 career games at UNLV, starting 22 times.
As a senior, averaged 15.6 points and 4.2 rebounds. Started the last 19 games of the year, playing a full season for the first time in his UNLV career. Ranked third on the team in scoring and rebounding. Registered double-figure scoring in 22 games, including 14 of his last 17 contests. Led the team in scoring 11 times. Scored 20 or more points 10 times, including a career-high 35 points against New Mexico in the NWC Tournament on Mar. 7. Tallied 29 points at Colorado State on Feb. 18. Scored 19 points and grabbed career-high eight rebounds against Arizona State in the first round of the NIT on Mar. 12. Recorded 28 points at South Carolina in the second round of the NIT on Mar. 19. Named All-Mountain West Honorable Mention and was selected to the MWC All-Tournament Team.
As a junior, averaged 6.2 points and 2.2 rebounds. Appeared in 18 games, starting three. Missed the first eight games of the season due to fractured third metatarsal in his right foot. Ranked fifth on the team in scoring and seventh in rebounding. Scored in double figures five times. Led team in scoring with 14 points against Pepperdine on Dec. 22, and with 16 points at Colorado State on Feb. 3.
As a sophomore, averaged 2.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in two games. Made UNLV debut against Air Force after becoming eligible on Jan. 15, but fractured the fifth metatarsal in his right foot in the next game against New Mexico and missed the remainder of the season.
As a freshman at San Bernardino Valley CC, averaged 25.7 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.9 steals, and 3.4 blocked shots. Ranked third in the state in scoring, and led the Foothill Conference in both scoring and blocked shots. Earned First Team All-Conference and All-State honors. Helped lead team to a 25-9 overall record and an appearance in the California state regional finals.