Men's Basketball Roster 2018-19 | Yuryk Lazard

Yuryk Lazard

6’9” Sophomore
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Madison Preparatory Academy

“Yuryk is a returning sophomore whose game really improved over the summer and will provide significant minutes for our ball club. He has great footwork and is able to score with his back to the basket. He can step out and make 15 foot jumpers consistently is also one of our best passers.”

2017-2018: Lazard played in 28 games last season, averaging 3.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 0.5 blocked shots per game. In addition, he was one of the team leaders with a .611 field goal percentage. Lazard’s high games were 14 points (vs. Bethel JV on 6/7 shooting), 10 rebounds (vs. Pensacola State), and 2 blocked shots (vs. Missouri State-West Plains, Roane State, Blue Mountain JV, and Columbia State).

Lazard red-shirted at Southern University.

High School: Lazard played at Madison Preparatory School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He helped lead them to an undefeated season his junior year and also won three state championships! In addition, Lazard played alongside NBA player Jarrell Martin who currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies.

Personal: Born October 3, 1996 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he is the son of Javia and Eric Lazard.