Larry Posey
Larry  Posey


Houston, Texas

High School:
Milby H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 250




2006-07 (Freshman)
His size and athleticism caused problems for opponents during season... posted two double-doubles... had 15 rebounds in win over Texas-San Antonio on Feb. 15... the 12 defensive rebounds against UTSA ties for seventh all-time... posted double figures in 15 games... shot 50 pecent or better in 20 games.

Appeared in 27 games, starting nine of them as a sophomore...Averaged 6.6 points and 4.1 rebounds a game...Increased his numbers in conference play, averaging 7.8 points and 4.7 rebounds...Pulled down 40 offensive rebounds, which was good enough for third on the team...Tallied 13 points and eight rebounds in a 94-91 overtime victory...Registered eight points and tied a season high with nine rebounds in the championship game of the Comcast Lobo Invitational against New Mexico...Notched a season-high 17 points to go along with five rebounds as the Mavericks came up short in a loss at Lamar...Scored 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting in a victory over Southeastern Louisiana...In his first start since the opening game, he responded with 11 points and seven rebounds...Had 12 points, nine rebounds and three assists at Sam Houston State.

One of the top newcomers in the Southland Conference a year ago, Posey played in every game as a freshman ... Played 10 or more minutes in 26 games ... Scored 10 points in first college game Nov. 19, 2004, at TCU ... Posted career-high 16 points at Stephen F. Austin on Feb. 24 and also in first round of SLC Tournament at Northwestern State on March 8 ... Scored 15 points at New Mexico State and 11 at Wyoming during first month of season ... Shot better than 50 percent from the field in 19 games and would have ranked sixth in league in field goal percentage if he had made minimum requirement.

High School
Posey, a three-time all-District 17-5A pick, comes off an undefeated state champion Houston Milby team ranked No. 1 in the Class 5A boys basketball poll by Mike Kunstadt's Texas Basketball Review.com ... He scored six points and grabbed four rebounds in the state title game, a 72-67 win over Cedar Hill on March 13, 2004 ... Scored eight points in 11 minutes of play during the state semifinal game, an 85-62 win over Klein Collins ... Named first team all-state and second-team all-greater Houston area after senior season, where he averaged 12.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals per game ... Scored 10 points for the Blue team at the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Star game May 4 ... Set a school record his senior season, shooting 65.0 percent from the field ... Ranked among the top 40 recruits by Recruiter's Cheat Sheet (6), Texas Basketball Review (27), Texas Roundball Review (33), Wes Grandstaff's Hoopscoop Magazine (32), and was ranked nationally by Hoopscoopnline.com (269) ... Averaged 15.8 points, 9.7 rebounds and 2.1 blocks as a junior ... Played for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Houston Select summer league team and was named the "Most Valuable Player" at the College Station Great American Shootout Tournament after scoring better than 25.0 points per game ... Posey chose UTA over North Texas, Tulsa, Rice and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Born Feb. 3, 1986 in Houston, Texas ... Son of Larry and Babby Posey ... Majoring in business management.


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