Lamont Hamilton
Full Name: Lamont Alexander Hamilton
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-10 / 255
Birthdate: April 6, 1984 (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
High School: Bridgton Academy (Bridgton, Maine); Milford Academy (Milford, Conn.); Bishop Ford HS (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
College: St. John’s
 

St. John’s
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 19 4 41 92 .446 29 42 .690 2 11 .182 80 5 11 21 113 5.90
2004-05 27 27 140 278 .504 76 129 .589 3 9 .333 203 28 28 42 359 13.3
2005-06 27 27 123 267 .461 80 133 .602 15 31 .484 205 30 30 31 341 12.6
2006-07 30 30 130 281 .463 130 175 .743 13 37 .351 194 43 17 24 403 13.4
Totals 103 88 434 918 .473 315 479 .658 33 88 .375 682 106 86 118 1216 11.8

Career Highlights: Became the 43rd player in St. John’s history to score 1,000 career points. Recorded double figures in 60 games, including ten 20-point efforts.

Senior (2006-07): Selected All-Big East First Team after finishing 24th in the conference in scoring (13.4 ppg) and 20th in rebounding (6.5 rpg). Scored 20 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked four shots vs. South Florida. Recorded 23 points, 12 rebounds and a career high-tying three steals vs. No. 21 Notre Dame. Posted his fourth double-double of the season and fifth double-figure rebounding effort with 10 points and 12 rebounds against Syracuse. Scored a career-high 36 points against Columbia.

Junior (2005-06): All-Big East Honorable Mention selection. Finished eighth in the Big East in rebounding (7.6 rpg) and led the Red Storm in scoring (12.6 ppg) and blocked shots (1.2 bpg). Recorded 15 points and 11 rebounds at No. 4 Villanova. Netted 18 points and pulled down 11 rebounds vs. No. 9 West Virginia. Recorded 24 points and eight rebounds in victory over then-undefeated Pittsburgh. Pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds, along with 15 points, three steals and a block in win over Niagara.

Sophomore (2004-05): Only player to start all 27 games for the Red Storm. Finished second on the squad in scoring with 13.3 ppg. Shot .504 from the field. Recorded double-figures in scoring in 19 games. Tallied 15 points and a career-high five blocks vs. Duke. Recorded 14 points and 13 rebounds against Boston College. Scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds vs. No. 21 Pittsburgh. Recorded 24 points and 11 rebounds vs. Virginia Tech.

Freshman (2003-04): Appeared in 18 games as a freshman. Averaged 5.9 points and led the squad with 21 blocks on the season.

Strengths: Good footwork for a player his size and runs the court well. Has some face-up skills and will attack the offensive glass. Needs to improve strength and conditioning.

Personal: Son of Ramona Hamilton. Majored in sports management. Averaged 11.4 points during summer 2006 tour of the Bahamas with Northeastern NCAA All-Stars, helping the squad to a 7-0 record. Averaged 11.0 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.1 blocks during a seven-game tour of the U.K. with NIT All-Stars in summer 2005.

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