|Hometown:||Long Beach, Calif.|
|Previous College:||Univ. of Portland|
|Previous School:||Poly HS|
Rugged power forward transferring in from West Coast Conference member
Portland ... will sit out the 2006-07 season in accordance with NCAA rules and
have two seasons of eligibility left beginning in 2007-08 ... strong low-post
scorer and rebounder should be a natural fit as Caleb Green???s replacement in
???07-08 ... high school teammate of fellow transfer Curtis Allen.
Averaged 9.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in two seasons with the Pilots ...
named to the West Coast Conference all-freshman team in 2005 after averaging 9.1
points and 5.6 rebounds while playing in all 30 games ... averaged 10.5 points
and 5.8 rebounds in 21 games as a sophomore ... recorded six double-doubles in
two seasons ... scored in double figures 25 times, and reached double-digits in
rebounding eight times ... scored a career-high 21 points in the 2005-06
season-opener against Georgia Southern ... tallied a career-best 14 rebounds
against San Francisco as a freshman.
Three-year letterwinner for coach Sharif Matoyer at Long Beach Poly HS ...
2003-04 John Wooden Award winner ... a member of the 2003-04 CIF Division 1A
Championship Team ... was a 2003 all-CIF first-team selection and the 2003 Moore
League MVP ... helped lead Long Beach Poly High School to the 2003 Moore League
Championship and averaged 18 points and 11 rebounds per game his junior year ...
as a sophomore, Lewis tallied nine points and four rebound per game, helping his
team claim the CIF Division 1A Championship title ... also a first-team
all-Moore league pick in 2002.