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Joniah White

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Duck Hill, Miss.

High School:
Grenada HS

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 210

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
02/01/1996

Experience:
1L

Joniah  White

04/09/2015

LA Tech Student-Athletes Receive C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor

02/14/2015

Bulldogs Blow Past Panthers for 20th Win of the Season

LA Tech improves to 20-6 on the season and 11-2 in C-USA play

02/14/2015

Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs pick up win No. 20 with a 75-42 victory over the Panthers

02/14/2015

Post-Game Quotes

head coach Michael White

02/05/2015

Bulldogs Fall on the Road to Blazers

LA Tech falls to 17-6 on the season and 8-2 in C-USA play

03/05/2015

LA Tech vs. Southern Miss 3-5-15

Seniors lead the way as LA Tech clinches outright C-USA regular season title with a 72-61 win over Southern Miss.

02/26/2015

LA Tech vs. UTEP 2/26/15

Bulldogs remain in first place in C-USA with a 77-60 victory over the Miners.

02/14/2015

LA Tech vs. FIU 2/14/15

Bulldogs notch season win No. 20 on Saturday night with a 75-42 victory over the Panthers.

01/03/2015

LA Tech at Southern Miss 1-3-15

Bulldogs defeat Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg for first time since 1972.

12/08/2014

LA Tech vs. Jackson State 12/6/14

Bulldogs forced 22 turnovers in defeating the Tigers, 65-52, to extend their winning streak to six.

2014-15: Saw action in 26 games ... Finished with third most blocks on the year with 19 ... Posted three blocks in his Bulldog debut at Southern (11/14) ... Matched the three blocks again versus Nicholls State (12/18) ... Had breakout performance against FIU (2/14) by recording career highs with six points on 3-of-3 shooting and five rebounds ... Key contributor again versus UTEP (2/26) with four boards and three rejections.

High School:
Lettered for Madison Central but will play for Grenada HS and coach Jaworski Rankin his senior year ... Three-star recruit per Rivals and ESPN ... Ranked 37th best center in the nation by ESPN ... Rated third best player in the state of Mississippi by the Mississippi Hoop Report ... Rated second best player in Mississippi by ESPN ... Was named to the Clarion Ledger's "Dandy Dozen" which names the 12 best players state-wide ... Led the Chargers to the Mississippi 6A title game where he had 15 points and 17 rebounds in the five-point loss ... Posted one of his six triple-doubles (13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks) on the year in the upset win over Provine in the semifinals ... Earned first team all-state honors while averaging 14.6 rebounds, 12.9 rebounds and 6.5 blocks per game ... Shot 61 percent from the field and had three games with at least 20 boards and seven games with at least 10 rejections ... Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic where he swatted away five balls ... Earned all-state and all-district honors after averaging 11 points, 10 rebounds and nine blocks as a junior ... Played alongside fellow Bulldog Xavian Stapleton to lead the Jaguars to a 25-9 record and the class 6A state championship ... Registered 14 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks in the finals ... Played AAU for the Jackson Tigers.

Personal: Full name is Joniah White ... Son of Nora and Thomas White ... Born Feb. 1, 1996 in Grenada, Miss. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Southern Miss, Middle Tennessee, Wichita State and Tulane.