Full Name:
Lonny Leroy Baxter
Position:
Forward/Center
College:
Maryland
Height:
6-8
Weight:
260
Prep School:
Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Va.)
High School:
Anacostia HS (Washington, D.C.)
Previous High School:
Richard Montgomery HS (Rockville, Md.)
Birthdate:
January 27, 1979
Birthplace:
Silver Spring, Md.

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in second round (44th overall) by the Chicago Bulls.

TEAM WORKOUTS/FEATURES
May 23: Q&A with Phoenix Suns


HIGHLIGHTS
Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press as a senior.
Helped Maryland to the NCAA Final Four in his final two seasons, and was a key performer on the 2002 NCAA championship team.
Finished career second in rebounds at Maryland (998) behind Len Elmore (1,053).
He also finished sixth in career points (1,858), fourth in blocked shots (227), seventh in field goal percentage (55.3%), second in free throws attempted (718) and fourth in free throws made (431).


AT MARYLAND
As a senior, named Second Team All-ACC after averaging 15.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and shooting 54.5 percent from the field.
In the East Region Final victory over Connecticut, exploded for 29 points and nine rebounds in a 90-82 win.
Scored 25 points in a one-point victory over Wake Forest.
In a December victory over Connecticut at the BB&T Classic, tallied team highs of 24 points and 10 rebounds.
Snared team-best 14 rebounds and added 15 points in the NCAA Championship Game win over Indiana.

As a junior, helped Maryland to the NCAA Final Four by averaging 15.6 points, grabbing a team-best 7.9 rebounds and shooting a team-high 56.6 percent from the field.
Shared team MVP honors with guard Juan Dixon.
Named Second Team All-ACC and Second Team All-ACC Tournament.
Finished third in the ACC in rebounding, sixth in blocked shots (1.53 bpg) and seventh in scoring.
Averaged a double-double of 16.2 points 10.0 rebounds in five NCAA Tournament games.
Earned Most Outstanding Player honors of West Region with 26 points and 14 rebounds vs. Georgetown and 24 points and six rebounds vs. Stanford.

As a sophomore, named First Team All-ACC after averaging 15.6 points and team-leading 8.8 rpg.
Finished second in ACC in field goal percentage (53.3%) and rebounds and was third in blocked shots (2.26 bpg).
Notched 12 double-doubles, including 31-point, 10-rebound effort vs. N.C. State.
Posted 24 points and 10 rebounds vs. Florida State.
Tallied at least 20 points ten times.

As a freshman, started 10 of the final 11 games of the season after a season-ending injury to Obinna Ekezie (Los Angeles Clippers).
As a starter, averaged 8.9 points and 4.6 rebounds.
Established a school record by making all 10 of his field goal attempts vs. North Texas, scoring 28 points.
Scored 18 points vs. Florida State in ACC Tournament.
Scored 16 points to help Maryland advance to the Sweet Sixteen with a win over Creighton.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 32 10 82 137 .599 51 89 .573 116 18 22 24 217 6.8
1999-00 35 35 218 409 .533 111 187 .594 308 31 34 79 547 15.6
2000-01 36 35 219 387 .566 122 206 .592 286 19 31 55 561 15.6
2001-02 35 35 193 354 .545 147 236 .623 288 28 33 69 533 15.2
TOTALS 138 115 712 1287 .553 431 718 .600 998 96 120 227 1858 13.5
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 2-for-2 (1.000); 1999-00, 0-for-0 (.000); 2000-01, 1-for-2 (.500); 2001-02, 0-for-1 (.000). Totals: 3-for-5 (.600).