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  Lawrence Borha
Lawrence Borha

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Staten Island, N.Y.

High School:
Stoneridge Prep-Calif.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

03/12/2009

Borha's Long Ball Lifts Utes Past Frogs

Borha's Long Ball Lifts Utes Past Frogs

01/27/2009

Utes Outduel Cougars in OT

Utes Outduel Cougars in OT

02/16/2008

Utes Best Aztecs, 72-66

No. 9/9 Golden Bears Romp vs. Arizona

01/26/2008

Utah 74, TCU 58 - AP Game Photos - Jan. 26, 2008

Utah 74, TCU 58 - AP Game Photos - Jan. 26, 2008

12/08/2007

No. 19 Oregon 75, Utah 64

No. 19 Oregon 75, Utah 64

Boylen's Take
"Lawrence had a breakout season last year and has continued to improve all aspects of his game. He has become one of the better defensive players in the MWC and we are expecting him to make a big contribution to our success in his senior year."

Junior (2007-08)
Started all 33 games, averaging 25.5 minutes per contest ... set new career bests in points (252), rebounds (86), assists (70), blocks (5) and steals (23) ... shot .483 from three-point range (32-73), second-best on the team ... registered a career day in 78-66 victory over UC Irvine (Dec. 1), setting new single-game personal bests with 24 points (9-10 FG, 3-3 3FG, 3-4 FT), eight assists and eight rebounds ... set previous career high of 20 points in season-opening 86-52 win against USC Upstate (Nov. 9) ... handed out five more assists in the next game, a 72-48 win against Utah State (Dec. 5) ... posted seven other double-figure scoring efforts ... poured in 13 points (4-6 FG, 3-4 3FG, 2-3 FT) in an 83-77 loss to Washington (Nov. 14) ... logged 12 points (5-10 FG, 1-4 3FG, 1-1 FT) to lead the Utes in a 55-52 loss at home against BYU (Jan. 19) ... scored a team-high 22 points (7-11 FG, 3-4 3FG, 5-6 FT) in a 72-66 victory against SDSU (Feb. 16) ... registered another 12 points (4-10 FG, 0-4 3FG, 4-5 FT) in a 67-59 loss on the road at BYU (Feb. 20) ... put up 13 points (4-7 FG, 3-6 3FG, 2-4 FT) in an 82-80 overtime victory against New Mexico (Mar. 13) in the opening round of the MWC Tournament in Las Vegas ... notched 10 points (4-7 FG, 2-4 3FG, 0-0 FT) in the 61-55 MWC semifinals loss at UNLV (Mar. 14).

Sophomore (2006-07)
Started 16 games, including two five-game stretches early in the year and the last four games ... five double-figure scoring games ... played at least 20 minutes in 16 games ... four games with at least four assists ... established career-high of 13 points (6-7 FG, 1-1 3FG, 0-1 FT) and had four assists in win over No. 13 Air Force (Jan. 16) ... tied his career-high with 13 points (5-7 FG, 3-4 FT) and set a personal best with seven assists in 36 minutes at Wyoming (Feb. 21) ... first double-figure scoring game of the season with 11 points (4-6 FG, 0-1 3FG, 3-5 FT) in win over Washington State ... seven points (3-7 FG, 0-1 3FG, 1-1 FT), two boards and two assists in 21 minutes versus San Diego State (Feb. 27) ... career-high six rebounds and 12 points (3-9 FG, 0-1 3FG, 6-7 FT) in 33 minutes versus UNLV (Jan. 3) ... 10 points (4-6 FG, 1-2 3FG, 1-1 FT) in 16 minutes in win over Virginia ... four assists and eight points (4-10 FG) versus Colorado ... seven points (2-3 FG, 1-1 3FG, 2-2 FT) and four rebounds in 31 minutes in double overtime win over New Mexico (Feb. 24).

Freshman (2005-06)
Played in 29 games with seven starts ... earned a starting role in both of Utah's MWC Tournament games ... averaged 17.0 minutes per game ... double-figure minutes in nine straight games to end the season ... season-high 12 points against High Point, including a 2-for-3 effort from three-point range, in 25 minutes ... highest scoring game in conference play with nine points against San Diego State (Feb. 11), shooting 4-for-6 from the field and 1-for-2 beyond the arc in 14 minutes ... eight points (2-5 FG, 1-3 3FG, 3-4 FT) and two steals in 18 minutes versus TCU (Jan. 28) ... excellent defensive performance to go with four points and two assists in 18 minutes versus BYU (Feb. 8) ... seven points (3-6 FG, 1-3 FT) in 14 minutes at UNLV (Feb. 22) ... eight points (2-6 FG, 1-2 3FG, 1-3 FT) against Utah State ... six points, three rebounds and three assists in a career-high 42 minutes in overtime game at Rice ... season-high three assists in 18 minutes at Colorado ... season-high three steals against Wyoming (Mar. 10).


High School
Played during the 2004-05 season at Stoneridge Prep in Moorpark, Calif. ... averaged 29.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 7.5 assists while shooting 53.3 percent from three-point range ... led the team to a 14-2 record ... coached by Ron Slater ... played three years at Ralph McKee Technical High School in Staten Island, N.Y. ... averaged 31.0 points while shooting 56.6 percent from three-point range in 2002-03 to win the New York City scoring title ... also averaged 13.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game ... named Staten Island's Most Outstanding Player ... coached by Timothy Hynes ... Staten Island Jaques All-Star Game MVP.

Personal
Lawrence Borha is the son of Marilyn Gavins ... has 11 brothers and sisters ... parks, recreation and tourism (sports management) major ... born July 5, 1984.

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