5
Joniah White
Joniah  White

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Duck Hill, Miss.

High School:
Grenada HS

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 205

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
02/01/1996

Experience:
1L

03/10/2017

Hot-Shooting Herd Beat Bulldogs in C-USA Semifinals

LA Tech falls to 23-10 on the season

03/04/2017

Bulldogs Cruise to 93-65 Win over Golden Eagles on Senior Day

LA Tech improves to 22-9 on the season and 14-4 in C-USA play

02/24/2017

LA Tech Heads to Houston to Take on Rice

Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. on Saturday

02/23/2017

Bulldogs Break Super Pit Curse with Victory

LA Tech improves to 21-8 on the season and 13-3 in C-USA play

02/16/2017

Freshman Duo Lead Dunkin’ Dogs to Victory

LA Tech improves to 19-8 on the season and 11-3 in C-USA play

03/27/2017

LA Tech vs. Marshall 3/10/17

Bulldogs fall to hot-shooting Herd in C-USA Tournament Semifinals

03/27/2017

LA Tech vs. UAB 3/9/17

Bulldogs lead wire-to-wire in the win over the Blazers in the C-USA Tournament Quarterfinals

03/04/2017

LA Tech vs. USM 3/4/17

Bulldogs hit a season-high 14 three-pointers in a 93-65 victory over the Golden Eagles

02/28/2017

LA Tech vs. FIU 2/18/17

Bulldogs notch 20th win of the season with victory over Panthers

02/04/2017

Louisiana Tech vs. Marshall

Bulldogs take on Marshall at the Thomas Assembly Center

2016-17: Was the backup center in all 33 games ... Averaged 4.0 points and 4.7 rebounds per game ... Shot a team-best 59 percent from the field (50-85) ... Recorded 71 blocks despite only averaging 17.2 minutes per game ... Total blocks tied for ninth most in a single season in program history ... Average of 2.2 rejections per game ranked second in league and 33rd in the country ... Had a stretch of multiple blocks in 14 straight games ... Recorded a career-high 11 boards against Oklahoma Baptist (11/23) ... Had a near double-double versus Florida Atlantic (2/16), scoring a career-high 10 points on 5-of-5 shooting to go along with nine rebounds ... Had a career-high seven blocks at North Texas (2/23) ... Tied his career high with 10 points in regular season finale versus Southern Miss (3/3).

2015-16:
Played in four games, including three starts, before being sideline for the remainder of the season due to a medical issue ... Averaged 4.8 points and 4.8 rebounds per game ... Totaled eight rejections in limited play ... First action of the season came at Grambling State (11/21), posting four points and four rebounds ... Got first career start at Ohio State (11/24), pulling down a season-high seven boards in the upset win over the Buckeyes ... Scored season-high eight points and notched season-high four blocks versus NC Central (11/27) ... Had seven points in 27 minutes of action at Memphis (12/1) which was his final game of the season. 

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 season 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 played 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.

#WeAreLATech

  • Official
    LA Tech Store

Happening Now

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

Learfield sponsor logo


           

Louisiana Tech Mission Statement header

Louisiana Tech University Athletics Mission is to embody excellence in everything we do.

Develop student-athletes to maximize their potential in mind, body and spirit.

Bring pride, admiration and loyalty to the University family, community and state.

Win with integrity.

Louisiana Tech University header

Tier 1 National University
#1 In Nation
Least average amount of student debt at graduation - Public National Universities
#1 In Louisiana
  • Highest average mid-career salaries for graduates
  • Providing graduates with highest % ROI on their college education
  • Low-cost colleges with highest starting salaries for graduates.
  • Ticketmaster logo

    : @LATechTickets
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F
    Phone: (318) 257-3631
    Fax: (318) 257-4437
    Email: techtickets@latech.edu
    Mailing Address: PO Box 3046, Ruston, LA 71272
    Shipping Address: 1650 West Alabama, Ruston, LA 71270
    Location: Thomas Assembly Center Concourse Level Room 205