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Joniah White

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Duck Hill, Miss.

High School:
Grenada HS

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 200

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
02/01/1996

Experience:
1L

Joniah  White

12/11/2015

Bulldogs and Ragin' Cajuns Meet for 161st Time

Tipoff is set for 12 p.m.

11/27/2015

Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs down the Eagles, 71-50

11/24/2015

Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs upset Buckeyes, 82-74

11/23/2015

@LATechHoops Faces Ohio State on Big Ten Network

Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. CT

11/21/2015

Bulldogs Blow Past Tigers in Road Victory

LA Tech improved to 3-0 on the season

12/01/2015

LA Tech vs. Memphis 12-1-15

Bulldogs drop first game of the season, falling at Memphis.

10/06/2015

LA Tech team practice 10/3

The Dunkin' Dogs took part in their first official team practice on Saturday inside the TAC.

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.

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 career-high seven boards in the upset win over the Buckeyes ... Scored career-high eight points and notched career-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.