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Prospect Profile

Luke Babbitt

  • Full Name: Luke Robert Babbitt
  • Position: Small Forward
  • Height/Weight: 6-9 / 225
  • Birthdate: June 20, 1989
  • College: Nevada
Minnesota Timberwolves (Traded to Portland Trail Blazers) Round 1: Pick 16
Nevada
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2008-09 34 34 194 425 0.456 152 176 0.864 33 77 0.429 251 47 24 24 573 16.9
2009-10 34 34 251 502 0.500 199 217 0.917 42 101 0.416 303 72 35 27 743 21.9

An early entry candidate for the 2010 NBA Draft.

 

Career Highlights: Named 2010 WAC Player of the Year and Honorable Mention All-America as a sophomore. Named 2010 WAC Freshman of the Year and earned First Team All-WAC honors as a freshman.

  

Sophomore (2009-10): Led team in points (21.9 ppg), rebounds (8.9 rpg) and free-throw percentage (.917), while ranking second in three-point percentage (.416) and third in assists (2.1 apg). Started all 34 of the team’s games, scoring in double figures all 34 games, including 23 games with 20 or more points. Grabbed double figures rebounds in 16 games. Scored a career-high 33 points on 10-for-19 shooting to go along with eight rebounds against New Mexico State. Grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds to go along with 14 points against Houston.

  

Freshman (2008-09): Led team in points (16.9 ppg), rebounds (7.4 rpg), and free-throw percentage (.864), while ranking second in three-point percentage (.429). Started all 34 of the team’s games, scoring in double figures 31 times. Scored a season-high 30 points on 8-for-14 shooting against San Jose State. Grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds to go along with 22 points against Fresno State. Scored 24 points to go along with 10 rebounds against Idaho.

  

Strengths: Extremely skilled scorer with phenomenal shooting abilities. Has effortless range and outstanding shot-creating abilities. Smart player who contributes in multiple areas of the game.

Personal: Son of Bob and Laura Babbitt. Won the 2007 Nevada state championship in high school.

 

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