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"LaShay comes to us as the best player on a very good Southern Mississippi team where he was coached by Larry Eustachy. He understands what it takes to win, and to win at a high level. He is a player who will add tremendous experience, personality and talent to our basketball team."
Spent the 2010-11 (sophomore) and 2011-12 (junior) seasons at Southern Miss for head coach Larry Eustachy ... As a sophomore, averaged 6.2 points and 2.1 rebounds, while recording seven double-figure scoring games ... During junior season, helped lead Golden Eagles to the NCAA Tournament, posting 11.6 points and 3.4 rebounds per game, with 32 starts on the year ... Southern Miss squad suffered a 70-64 loss to Frank Martin's Kansas State team in the NCAA Tournament in 2012 ... Spent 2009-10 season at Chipola Junior College in Marianna, Fla., where he averaged 14.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists en route to earning Second-Team All-Panhandle Conference accolades ... Played at Dillon High School for senior season ... Earned all-state honors all four years ... Named All-State by the South Carolina High School Sports Report and was a four-time team MVP ... Also was an all-conference selection in football.
Son of Jessie Townsend and Cathy Page ... Siblings include, Kendrick Page, Jessie Campbell, Malik Thompson and Jessica Bethea.