Men's Basketball

 
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David Gomez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Episcopal

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 235

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/27/1985

Experience:
3L

David Gomez

TULANE - A three-year letterwinner and starter . . . has started 69 of 86 games played . . . career statistics include 10.7 points and 5.0 rebounds per game and his 94 career blocks ranks seventh in the Tulane record book . . . enters the season 73 points shy of becoming the 29th player in school history to score 1,000 points . . . has finished in double figures in 47 career games and has six career double-doubles . . . has nine career double-digit rebounding games . . . a returning All-Conference USA performer.

AS A JUNIOR (2006-07) - An third team All-Conference USA performer and second team, all-district selection, started 27 of 30 games led the team in scoring (13.5), rebounding (5.8), field goals (148) and free throws (106) . . . reached the 30-point plateau twice with a career-best 32-point, 10-rebound performance at cross-town rival New Orleans (1/1) and a 31-point afternoon at TCU (12/9) . . . finished in double-figure scoring in 22 games and in rebounds five times . . . notched three double-doubles on the year . . . ranked among the top Conference USA players in several categories, including scoring (12th), rebounding (10th), field goal percentage (5th), free throw percentage (6th), blocked shots (8th) and defensive rebounds (5th) . . . produced 20 points and seven rebounds at Indiana State (11/25) . . . chalked up a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Huston-Tillotson (11/28) . . . registered 19 points and five blocks vs. No. 10 LSU (12/2) . . . connected on a career-best 12 field goals, grabbed nine rebounds and finished with 31 points at TCU . . . tallied 16 points vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/22) . . . produced a career-high 32 points on nine field goals and a career-best 14 free throws at UNO . . . grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds vs. UAB (1/13) . . . grabbed 10 rebounds at SMU (1/24) . . . chipped in 17 points vs. Rice (1/27) . . . contributed 13 points, eight rebounds vs. Tulsa (1/31) . . . posted 18 points at Southern Miss (2/3) . . . notched 15 points in 17 minutes vs. UCF (2/14) . . . notched a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds vs. Southern Miss (2/24) . . . finished with 20 points, five rebounds and four steals against East Carolina (2/28).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005-06) - Started 21 of 29 games and averaged 11.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per contest . . . matched his then career-best with 21 points and 10 boards in the C-USA Tourney win over Marshall (3/8) . . . also scored 21 points against LSU (1/3) while playing 32 minutes and against Seton Hall (12/11) . . . tallied 14 points with five boards and three blocks against Memphis (2/18) . . . scored 17 points, 15 in the second half, on perfect 6-of-6 shooting to key the win over Marshall (2/4) . . . averaged 16.5 points over an eight-game stretch (12/31 - 1/14) . . . finished with 17 points, including a game-tying three-pointer from the corner with 1.9 seconds to go in regulation against Rice (1/14) . . . produced 19 points on 8-of-13 shooting with three blocks against Savannah State (1/7) . . . posted a 19-point effort against St. Edward's (12/19) . . . took over the UNO game (11/22) in the second half with 13 points, eight rebounds and four blocks as he finished with 16 points and 10 boards for his second career double-double.

AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05) - Closed his rookie season with an impressive effort against DePaul (3/9) in the C-USA Tournament, scoring 16 points and adding six rebounds . . . registered a season-high 18 points and eight rebounds in 20 minutes against TCU (2/23) . . . tallied nine points with nine rebounds in the Houston win (1/26) . . . scored 13 points with five boards against Southern Miss (1/22) . . . registered his first career double-double against UAB (1/19) with 14 points and 10 rebounds while also blocking four shots . . . tallied 11 points with six rebounds against DePaul (1/15) . . . collected a season-best 10 rebounds against Savannah State (12/18) . . . in his first career start, had 11 points and nine rebounds in the win over Loyola (12/3).

HIGH SCHOOL - A three-time all-state selection and a four-time all-district choice . . . the all-time leading scorer and rebounder at Episcopal High School . . . led his school to the regional playoffs and the best record in school history (32-6) while averaging 25 points and 9.8 rebounds per game as a senior . . . set school records for career dunks and dunks in a game (8) . . . as a junior, led his team to a 30-6 record while averaging 25.2 points and 9.2 rebounds per game to earn district MVP honors . . . twice scored more than 50 points in a game . . . played for coach Chris Beckman for four years, helping the team to an overall record of 114-35.

PERSONAL - Majoring in paralegal studies . . . born David Anthony Gomez on December 27, 1985, in Baton Rouge . . . the son of Charlene Gomez Ourso and Stephen Hall.

Gomez's Career Highs

Points
32 at New Orleans (1/1/07)
Rebounds
13 vs. UAB (1/13/07)
Assists
4 vs. Charlotte (2/19/05)
Three Pointers
1 vs. 10 opponents
Free Throws
14 at New Orleans (1/1/07)\
Steals
4 vs. Tulsa (1/31/07);
ECU (2/28/07)
Blocks
5 vs. #10 LSU (12/2/06)
Minutes
38 vs. Marshall (3/8/06)
Gomez's Career Statistics
Year	G-GS	Min-Avg	FG-A	Pct.	3FG-A	Pct.	FT-A	Pct.	O-D-Reb	Avg.	PF-D	Ast	TO	Blk	Stl	TP	Avg.
2004-05	27-21	476-17.6	61-120	.508	2-8	.250	43-61	.705	33-84-117	4.3	73-2	17	30	26	8	167	6.2
2005-06	29-21	685-23.6	120-247	.486	8-21	.381	98-148	.662	47-92-139	4.8	83-1	16	66	26	18	346	11.9
2006-07	30-27	766-25.5	148-283	.523	2-8	.250	106-137	.774	46-129-175	5.8	86-3	31	66	42	25	404	13.5
Career	86-69	1927-22.4	329-650	.510	12-37	.324	247-346	.713	126-305-431	5.0	242-6	64	162	94	51	917	10.7

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