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Troy Aaron

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Lake Charles, La.

High School:
St. Louis

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
02/13/1985

Experience:
HS

Intended Major:
Business Management

Troy Aaron

2003-04: Left the team on Jan. 9 to return home. Played six minutes against #10 Cincinnati (1/7). Matched his career-high with six points against Mississippi State (12/27). Logged 14 minutes against LSU (12/23), tallying two rebounds. Saw 13 minutes of action off the bench against Southeastern La. (12/20). Played a season-high 19 minutes against UNO (12/3). Buried a key 18-foot jumper in his first collegiate game, giving the Wave a 75-70 lead over Southern (11/25) with 28 seconds to go. Finished with six points and two rebounds in the Southern win.

Prep: Lettered for three years for the Saints and Coach Butch Sigler, helping the team to three playoff appearances and an undefeated district season. A Street & Smith's All-American as a senior when he averaged 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists. A three-time all-state selection and a two-time district most valuable player. Also a two-time MVP of Southwestern Louisiana. Posted three triple-doubles as a senior. Averaged 24 points per game as a junior to earn Class 3A Player of the Year honors. Scored 19.4 points per game as a sophomore.

Personal: Full name is Troy Ray Aaron. Born February 13, 1985 in Lake Charles, La. The son of Paula Aaron. Plans to major in business management at Tulane. Cousin Damien Lavergne is a rookie offensive lineman with the Philadelphia Eagles.

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