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Lawrence begins his second season as a Runnin' Rebel in 2007-08.
Appeared in all 37 of UNLV's games as a true freshman, starting seven times ... averaged 1.4 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 2.1 apg and 0.9 spg in 14.1 minutes played per contest ... shot 30.0 percent from the field ... his assist-to-turnover ratio was 2.5 ... was second on the team in assist-to-turnover ratio, third in assists and third in steals ... recorded five or more assists in a game six times ... scored five points with five assists and three steals with no turnovers in 19 minutes at Arizona on Nov. 28 ... had eight assists with no turnovers against NAU on Dec. 2 ... scored a career-high eight points against San Diego State on Jan. 23 ... handed out a career-high nine assists against New Mexico on Jan. 27.
A 2006 graduate of Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas ... averaged 14.0 ppg and 8.5 apg as a senior ... team finished 28-4 ... selected to the Las Vegas Review-Journal's Prep All-Star second team ... as a junior, he averaged 16 points, eight assists and three steals per game helping the Gaels win the Nevada Class 4A state championship with a 31-3 record ... the eight assists per game led the state of Nevada ... he was selected first team all-league, first team all-region and second team all-state as a junior ... as a sophomore he averaged 12 points and seven assists per game ... coached by former Runnin' Rebel Grant Rice ... also played quarterback on the football team as a senior.
Marcus Antoine Lawrence was born Dec. 3, 1987, in Las Vegas, Nev. ... has not declared a major ... the son of Carmen Lawrence ... has three siblings: Jasmine (18), Domonique (15) and Davion (5).