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Marcus landry
Marcus landry

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Vincent

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 230

Position:
F

Experience:
4V

Landry emerged as one of the go-to players on the Badgers' roster as a junior and blossomed into one of the Big Ten's elite seniors in 2008-09. The 2008 Big Ten Tournament MOP, he has a solid back-to-the basket game, but can also square up and score off the dribble or from outside. Landry became the 33rd player in Wisconsin history to reach the 1,000-point plateau. He finished his career 25th on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,114 career points and eighth in Badgers annals with 185 offensive rebounds. With 99 career blocked shots, Landry also finished fifth in Wisconsin history. He is also just the 18th player in UW history with at least 1,000 points and 500 rebounds. Landry appeared in 105 straight games and started the final 75 games of his career. He was also a part of 100 wins during his collegiate career. Landry owns 45 career double-digit scoring games, with UW posting a 37-8 all-time record in those games.

Honors: 2009 second-team All-Big Ten pick by the coaches and third-team choice by the media ... named Most Outstanding Player of the 2008 Big Ten Tournament ... 2008 second-team All-Big Ten pick by the coaches and third-team choice by the media ... one of nine student-athletes in the country to win the National Consortium of Academics and Sports (NCAS) "Academic Momentum Award" in 2008

2008-09: Started and played double-digit minutes in all 33 games ... led the team in scoring with a 12.7 points per game average ... also led the Badgers in blocks (35) and field goal percentage (.502) ... ranked second on club with 4.6 rebounds per game and third in steals (25) and minutes (31.3 per game) ... ranked 13th in the Big Ten in scoring and 10th in field goal pct. ... his 1.06 blocks-per-game average ranks eighth in the Big Ten ... tied career high with six assists vs. Indiana ... scored a career-high 23 points against Long Beach State and Penn State ... played a career-high 41 minutes against Minnesota ... recorded a career-high six assists against San Diego ... also notched five blocks against SIU-Edwardsville and San Diego

2007-08: Started all 36 games, ranking third on the team in points (10.8 ppg.) and rebounds (5.4 rpg.) and second in blocks (29) ... named Most Outstanding Player of the Big Ten Tournament averaging 12.0 points and 7.3 rebounds in UW's three wins ... led the Badgers in scoring in conference play (12.1 ppg.) ... posted a career-high 21 points vs. Northwestern ... recorded first career double-double vs. Indiana with 14 points and 11 boards ... grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Cal State Fullerton ... ranked 11th in the Big Ten in field goal percentage (.480) ... led the Badgers in scoring seven times

2006-07: Played in all 36 games, starting the last six ... averaged 19.2 minutes per game ... made first career start vs. Michigan State ... led the team with 31 blocked shots ... scored a season-high 18 points and hit four 3-pointers at Michigan State ... had a game-high six rebounds against Florida International ... scored 11 points and had a career-high four blocks at Marquette ... had 10 points, four rebounds and four blocked shots vs. Ohio State ... team's third-leading scorer in road games (7.4 points per game) ... shot 51.9 percent from the floor (led the team)

Summer of 2006: Averaged seven points and 4.8 rebounds in five games during UW's tour through Italy ... finished one point shy of a double-double (nine points, 10 rebounds) in win over Mylena Treviglio ... followed with 11 points and seven boards in win over Castelletto Ticino

2005-06: Played in 16 games, averaging 6.0 points in 15.4 minutes per game ... had season highs in points (19), rebounds (8) and minutes (32) against Eastern Kentucky ... scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds in the final 12 minutes vs. Old Dominion ... ineligible to play during the second semester

High School: Unanimous first-team all-state selection by the Associated Press as a senior ... led Vincent to the Division I state title game as a senior ... averaged 16.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and shot 59 percent from the field last year ... also named A.P. first-team all-state as a junior when he led Vincent to the state semifinals ... averaged 15.5 points and nine rebounds that season

Personal: Parents are Mark and Anita ... wife Efueko played basketball at Marquette ... has three children, son Marcus Jr. and daughters Mariah and Makaylah ... brother, Carl, played at Purdue and now plays for the Houston Rockets ... sister, Shenita, played on the Temple basketball team ... an accomplished musician, playing the drums, piano and bass guitar in his church band ... academically ineligible second semester freshman year, has since raised his cumulative GPA nearly 1.5 points ... majoring in life sciences communication

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