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Jy'lan Washington
Jy'lan  Washington

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Smyrna, Tenn.

High School:
Stewarts Creek HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 195

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
02/28/1997

Experience:
2L

03/03/2018

Comeback Falls Short for Bulldogs versus Golden Eagles

LA Tech falls to 16-15 on the season and 7-11 in C-USA play

02/15/2018

Duruji Puts Exclamation Point on 73-60 Win

LA Tech improves to 16-11 on the season and 7-7 in C-USA

02/03/2018

Bulldogs Suffer Gut-Wrenching Loss to Panthers

LA Tech falls to 14-10 on the season and 5-6 in C-USA play

02/02/2018

LA Tech Heads to Miami to Battle FIU

Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. CT

02/01/2018

Bulldogs Record First Road Win in Comeback Fashion

LA Tech improved to 14-9 on the season and 5-5 in C-USA play

02/17/2018

LA Tech vs. Middle Tennessee

Louisiana Tech vs. Middle Tennessee Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 Thomas Assembly Center Ruston, La.

02/16/2018

LA Tech vs. UAB 2/15/18

Freshman forward Anthony Duruji scored a game-high 21 points in the 73-60 win over the Blazers

02/13/2018

LA Tech vs. Charlotte 2/8/18

Bulldogs hit 14 three-pointers in wire-to-wire win over 49ers

01/27/2018

LA Tech vs. Southern Miss 1/27/18

Photos from Tech's 89-66 win over the Golden Eagles.

01/20/2018

LA Tech vs. Rice 1/20/18

Photos from Tech's 69-54 triumph over the Owls.

2017-18: One of three Bulldogs to play in all 33 games ... Started the first 14 games of the season at forward ... Totaled 196 points for an average of 5.9 points per game ... Also averaged 3.5 rebounds per contest ... Registered six double-digit scoring games ... Recorded a career-high three steals in the season opener versus UT Tyler (11/10) ... First double-digit scoring game came at No. 24 Alabama (11/29), netting 12 points ... Came off the bench to post a career-high 19 points versus UTEP (1/6) on 5-of-7 shooting, including three triples ... Recorded 13 and 15 points in back-to-back games against Rice (1/20) and Southern Miss (1/27), respectively ... Pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds in following game at Florida Atlantic (2/1).

2016-17:
Came off the bench to see action in 32 of 33 games ... Was a swiss army knife for the Bulldogs, playing multiple positions ... Averaged 3.6 points and 1.5 rebounds per game ... Posted three double-digit scoring performances with 10 points against Alcorn State (12/5), LSU-Shreveport (12/22) and Marshall (2/4) ... Shot a team-high 54 percent from three-point range (19-35) ... After missing his first three three-point attempts, made 19 of his last 32. 

2015-16:
Played in 31 games, including three starts ... Averaged 2.8 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Totaled a team-high 28 blocks ... Had at least three blocks in four games ... Saw 25 minutes of action in Bulldog debut, recording six points and five boards versus Millsaps College (11/13) ... Got first career start in his home state of Tennessee at Memphis (12/1), registering a season-high 10 points while going 2-of-2 from three-point range ... Tallied a career-high five blocks versus LSU-Shreveport (12/8), the most in a single game by a Bulldog this season ... Made starts at UTSA (2/18) and home versus North Texas (2/25), playing 31 minutes of action in the overtime win over the Mean Green.

High School:
Averaged 17.5 points, 8.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 3.0 blocks per game as a senior ... Named District 7-AAA MVP as well as a Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class AAA all-state member ... Selected as the Daily News Journal Player of the Year ... Helped Red Hawks to first ever postseason win, reaching the Region 4-AAA semifinals ... Named third team all-mid state ... Was a two-time all-district tournament and all-region tournament selection ... Finished high school career as the all-time leader in scoring and blocks.

Personal: Full name is Jy'lan Washington ... Son of Harold and Orneua Washington ... One sibling, Amaya ... Born Feb. 28, 1997 in Smyrna, Tenn.

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