Men's Basketball

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    Lodrick Stewart
    Lodrick Stewart

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Seattle, Wash.

    High School:
    Rainier Beach

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 210

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    04/30/1985

    01/04/2007

    USC at Oregon

    USC at Oregon

    12/17/2006

    USC vs. Charleston Southern (12-17-06)

    USC vs. Charleston Southern (12-17-06)

    THIS SEASON: Lodrick Stewart, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound senior is a gifted and athletic player with a soft outside shooting touch. He is able to play either guard spot or small forward. He came to USC along with his identical twin Rodrick, who transferred prior to their sophomore seasons. Enters this season with 155 career three-pointers, seventh in school history, with a shot to leave USC as the all-time leader in three-points made. His 956 career points scored are the most by an active Pac-10 player. He is second in returning Pac-10 players in career steals with 109, trailing only teammate Gabe Pruitt (111).

    2005-06: Finished third on the team in scoring, averaging 12.3 points per game in 30 games, 25 starts. Made 43.9 percent of his shots (133-for-303) and ranked sixth in the Pac-10 by connecting on 39.7 percent of his three-pointers (50-for-126). Hit his first six shots and finished 9-for-10 to score a season-high 23 points on Nov. 30 vs. UC Riverside. Scored 18 points (4-for-5 from three-point range), had five rebounds, four assists and four steals in win over North Carolina on Dec. 21. Followed that game up with 19 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals in the win vs. North Carolina A&T. Led the Trojans with 18 points and career-high tying eight rebounds in 82-71 win vs. Stanford on Dec. 31 at Staples Center. Had scored 16 points or more in six straight games before being held to just three, the game-winning three-pointer with 2.1 seconds left in a 66-65 win at Arizona State on Jan. 5. Scored 18 points on 6-for-10 shooting (4-for-4 from three-point range) in overtime win at Oregon State on Jan. 26. Had 22 points and matched his career high with eight rebounds on Feb. 25 vs. Oregon State. Also hit a career-high seven free throws in that game (7-for-8). Led USC in scoring the last two regular season games with 17 at Stanford on March 2 and 16 at California on March 4. Reached double figures in scoring in 20 games, but was held to five points or less eight times.

    2004-2005: Assumed more of a leadership role in his second season with the Trojans, pacing the team in minutes and finishing second in points (350) and average (12.1). Led the Trojans in scoring in eight games, tying Gabe Pruitt for the team lead. Poured in a season-high 27 points in USC's 87-75 win on Dec. 12 at San Diego. Was 5 of 11 from three-point range in that game, and also drained a season-high five threes on Dec. 28 vs. Southern, Dec. 31 at Oregon and Jan. 15 at Arizona State. His 70 three-pointers made led the Trojans, rank as the sixth most in a single season by a Trojan and were the most ever by a Trojan sophomore. His .400 percentage on three-pointers also was the tops for a USC second-year player. In two seasons, he has nailed 105 three-pointers, tied for 13th all-time by a Trojan. He posted six games of 20 or more points and reached double-figures in 15 of SC's first 18 games.

    2003-2004: A 2004 Pac-10 All-Freshman first team selection, Stewart averaged 8.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 20.5 minutes, starting six of 27 games. His 1.6 steals average was second on the team and sixth in the Pac-10 and his 35 three-pointers was also second most on the squad. He scored a season-high 20 points twice, including in USC's game against Arizona in the Pac-10 Tournament that also included four three-pointers, five rebounds and three steals. Against the Wildcats, Stewart scored USC's final six points to tie the game late before Arizona's game-winning shot. First scored 20 points, including five three-pointers, in only 18 minutes of action in USC's win over California at the Sports Arena. Scored in double figures 12 times. Made a big three-pointer late in overtime at ASU to give USC a five-point lead with less than two minutes to play. He scored 19 points twice, bookending an early-season, five-game stretch of double-digit scoring. The first time included four three-pointers at Fresno State and the second featured an 8 of 12 day from the field against Oregon State. He had a season-high six steals in his homecoming game at Washington that included nine points in a season-high 31 minutes. Played 30 minutes at No. 2 Stanford, scoring 13 points. Scored 10 points and had a season-best eight rebounds against Lafayette. Had 14 points and three steals against Cal Poly and had 13 points and three steals in 27 minutes off the bench at St. Mary's.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Stewart, a 2003 McDonald's Preseason All-American alternate, Students Sports All-American special selection and Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first teamer, averaged 19.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 3.0 assists as a 2003 senior at Rainier Beach High (Seattle, Wash.). Earned 3-A State Tournament MVP honors en route to leading Rainier Beach to its second consecutive state title. Helped Rainier Beach to a four-year mark of 106-10 and scored 2,060 points in his career. After his senior year, was ranked No. 53 by Basketball Times. Prior to the 2003 season, was ranked No. 10 by PrepWestHoops.com, the No. 15 shooting guard by Athlon's College Basketball, No. 44 overall by Lindy's, No. 61 by HoopScoop and No. 84 by ESPN.com. As a junior in 2002, averaged 17.8 points and 9.0 rebounds, leading Rainier Beach High to a 28-1 record and the 3-A state title, earning All-Metro and All-State 3-A Tournament first team and All-State second team honors. As a sophomore, he earned Student Sports Underclass All-American honors, helping Rainier Beach to the state final.

    PERSONAL: Lodrick was born on April 30, 1985. He is four minutes older than his brother and biggest sports hero, Rodrick, who now plays for Kansas. Is a sociology major at USC and would like to be a basketball coach after his playing career. His favorite movie is "Love and Basketball." His hobby is spending time with his son, Jaylin.