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R.L. Horton
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R.L. Horton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Lanier HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
G

2009-10 (Jr.): Averaged 9.2 points and 2.9 rebounds ... Started 30 of 34 games ... Had 13 double-figure scoring games and two 20-point games ... Led the Golden Eagles in scoring seven times and assists eight times ... Led all players with 20 points and five assists, while also pulling down four rebounds at UL-Lafayette (11/14) ... Scored nine points and had two steals against Montana State (11/21) ... Had a season-high six rebounds against William Carey (11/24) ... Scored a team-high 19 points versus Spring Hill (11/28) ... Tied a season-high with six rebounds against UL-Lafayette (12/15) ... Scored nine points, grabbed a season-high six rebounds and tied a career-high with six assists against Dillard (12/30) ... Scored 13 points with a season-high eight rebounds and four assists against Cal-State Bakersfield (1/12) ... Tied a career-high with six assists at UTEP (1/16) ... Scored 12 points and had five assists at Houston (2/6) ... Scored 14 points against UAB, recording his 1,000th career point (2/17) ... Scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds versus UTEP (2/24) ... Scored a season-high 24 points and hit a career-high five three-pointers at Memphis (2/27) ... Scored a team-high 14 points in 40 minutes at East Carolina (3/6).

2008-09 (So.): Averaged 12.4 points and 3.0 rebounds ... Started all 32 games ... Had 23 double-figure scoring games and four 20-point games ... Led the Golden Eagles in scoring eight times ... Scored 16 points (8-of-18) against Alabama State (11/15) ... Scored 15 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out five assists against LaSalle (11/22) ... Had a team-high 19 points with four rebounds versus Iona (11/24) ... Set career-highs with 27 points and four three-pointers at New Mexico (12/6) ... Pulled down six rebounds while connecting on 6-of-6 free throws versus Kansas State (12/11) ... Had five assists against William Carey (12/15) ... Scored 15 points against McNeese State (12/18) ... Scored a team-high 17 points and pulled down a season-high eight rebounds against Spring Hill (12/22) ... Recorded five assists against Weber State (12/23) ... Assisted on a career-high six baskets, while connecting on seven free throws versus Houston (1/17) ... Scored 14 points with four assists against Marshall (1/27) ... Had 18 points at East Carolina (2/4) ... Scored 23 points and grabbed six rebounds at Rice (2/11) ... Scored 20 points, grabbed four rebounds and had four assists against East Carolina (2/17) ... Had a team-high 21 points versus UTEP (3/7) ... Scored 16 points in the C-USA Tournament first round win over UCF (3/11).

2007-08 (Fr.): Earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors ... His 394 points ranks fourth all-time for freshman at the school ... Had 19 games of double-figure scoring ... Scored 20 or more points in five games ... Led the Golden Eagles in scoring seven times ... Saw action in all 33 games, starting 31 ... Scored a season-high 25 points against Spring Hill (12/8) ... Pulled down ten rebounds in his first career game against Belhaven (11/12) ... Earned first career start against Willim Carey, where he was 4-of-5 from behind the arc (11/20) ... Scored a game-high 23 points, including 10-of-11 form the free throw line, versus Ole Miss (12/28) ... Averaged 13.6 points in the Conference USA Tournament ... The Golden Eagles were 9-3 when he hit 50 percent of his three-pointers.

Prep: Named The Clarion Ledger's Mr. Basketball for the state of Mississippi, after leading Lanier High School to its third consecutive Class 4A state title last spring ... Also won the MHSAA's newly revived Grand Slam title en route to a No. 1 ranking in the Clarion-Ledger Super 10 Poll ... Averaged 27.7 points, including 31 in the 4A championship game, 4.6 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 1.7 steals a game as the Bulldogs finished 39-3, including 35 wins in their final 36 games for Coach Thomas Billups ... Garnered honorable-mention All-America honors by MaxPrep Sports ... Scored 18 points, including two key baskets late, to lead Mississippi to a 118-113 victory over Alabama in the all-star game between the two states last spring at the Pelham (Ala.) Civic Center. Was named the South Offensive MVP in the annual North-South All-Star game in Clinton in the summer of 2006 ... As a junior, Horton averaged 24.6 points per contest as he earned all-star first team honors, as well being named the Metro Player of the Year.

Personal: Son of R.L. and Verlin Horton ... Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies .. Born Aug. 7, 1989.

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