Men's Basketball



    33 Lewis Monroe  
    Lewis Monroe

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Madison, Wis.

    High School:
    Bridgton (Me.) Academy

    Last College:
    Auburn

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 192

    Position:
    Guard

    Experience:
    3L


    SENIOR YEAR (2004-05)

    Sat out season due to NCAA transfer rules.

    AUBURN (2001-04)

    Despite missing the first 11 games of 2003-04 with a broken foot, Monroe came back to start 14 of Auburn's last 17 games • tallied a career-high 17 points in a 73-68 loss at Mississippi State on Jan. 31, and he dished out at least five assists in seven straight games from Feb. 14 through March 6 • finished the year with averages of 6.1 points and 3.8 assists • ranked 10th in the SEC in assists in 2002-03 (3.3 per game), highlighted by a nine assist effort at Georgia on Jan. 25, 2003 • in 157 minutes of postseason play (SEC Tournament and NCAA Tournament), he had only six turnovers, including four in 113 minutes of three NCAA Tournament games • had 12 points and no turnovers in 35 minutes against eventual national champion Syracuse in the NCAA East Region semifinals • recorded 12 points, three assists and three turnovers in 37 minutes in the 68-62 victory over No. 8 Wake Forest in the second round of the NCAA Tournament • hit all six of his free throws in the final five minutes of the triumph over the Demon Deacons • closed the year by averaging 6.2 points, 2.4 points and 3.3 assists while playing in 31.3 minutes per game, second on the team • started nine of 17 games as a freshman, averaging 2.7 points per game • season-high performances both came against Mississippi State (11 points and eight assists).

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Helped Bridgton (Me.) Academy to a 29-4 record and the 2001 New England Prep School Championship • spent his freshman and sophomore seasons at Madison East High School and his junior and senior seasons at Madison West High School • was a high school teammate of former Wisconsin Badger Roy Boone at East and former Louisville star and current Orlando Magic guard Reece Gaines at West • the son of Lewis Monroe and Veola Turner was born on Sept. 8, 1981 and is majoring in general studies.

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