Lorenzo Sutton

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Lorenzo Sutton
Guard, 1984-88
6' 2", 185, Albany GA (Monroe HS)

Set multiple UMass records* in a game at Rutgers on 2/27/1988. Rutgers 119, UMass 114, 3 overtimes.
- Most points in an away game: 39 (tied earlier mark set by Bill Prevey, 39 points at Rhode Island, 2/14/1952)
- Most 3-point attempts in a game: 17 (made 6)
- Most minutes played in a game: 54

* Records as of 2008-09 season.

Career Statistics
  Total 3-Pointers   Rebounds  
Season GP GS Min Avg FG FGA % FG FGA % FT FTA % Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk St Pts Avg
1984-85 28 20 678 24.2 95 220 .432 13 30 .433 31 45 .689 ? ? 88 3.1 59 0 27 39 10 24 234 8.4
1985-86 28 28 988 35.3 224 445 .503 -- -- -- 51 68 .750 38 77 115 4.1 63 0 50 53 6 32 499 17.8
1986-87 27 27 947 35.1 175 407 .430 79 174 .454 45 54 .833 32 62 94 3.5 51 0 35 49 7 36 474 17.6
1987-88 27 27 996 36.9 189 446 .424 86 220 .391 60 80 .750 26 69 95 3.5 52 0 45 47 3 36 524 19.4
Career 110 102 3609 32.8 683 1518 .450 178 424 .420 187 247 .757 96 208 392 3.6 225 0 157 188 26 128 1731 15.7

Note: the 3-point shot was not used in the 1985-86 season.



post-UMass

Even with help, Sutton's battle continues (8/27/2009)
Stranger helping Sutton’s recovery (4/12/2009)
Moving on? (11/19/2003)
A star-crossed life (6/5/1994)

Sutton was severly injured in a hit-and-run car accident in October 1990.

Detroit Pistons, NBA, 1989
Played with the Pistons in the pre-season, appearing in 5 games. Was the final cut before the regular season began.

CBA, 1988-89
CBA page on Wikipedia.


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