27 Louisiana Tech student-athletes will earn their degrees Saturday
Dayon Griffin, Jacobi Boykins, Xavian Stapleton, Joniah White and Branden Sheppard makeup the signing class
Bulldogs follow up historic 2012-13 season with an even more historic 2013-14 season
Appleby's three at buzzer comes up just short
Bulldogs fall to Seminoles, 78-75, in the NIT quarterfinals
Bulldogs defeat the Gaels, 89-88, to advance to the 2nd round of the NIT
Bulldogs hold off Blazers for 67-58 road win
LA Tech versus Rice 2/15/14
LA Tech versus North Texas 2/8/14
LA Tech versus Tulsa 2/6/14
2013-14: Named the Conference USA Sixth Man of the Year ... Came off the bench in all 37 games, but still totaled 406 points to average 11.0 points per game ... Tallied 22 double-digit scoring games while leading the team in scoring six times ... Shot a team-high 40 percent from beyond the arc where 75 percent of his shots took place ... The 88 three's and 218 three-point attempts set the single season program record ... Also set the career record for three's made (224) and attempted (613) ... Finished 7th in C-USA in three-point field goal percentage and 5th in three-pointers made per game ... Made at least four three's in 10 games ... Also averaged 2.4 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game while averaging 22.4 minutes of action ... Recorded a career-high four steals in his hometown of Conway versus Central Arkansas (11/20) to go along with 18 points and a season-high six rebounds ... Knocked down five three-pointers en route to 21 points versus Longwood (1/4) ... Scored a season-high 22 points against Marshall (1/25) ... Returned to the UTSA Convocation Center to hit five more three's against the Roadrunners (2/1), almost exactly a year after he hit a program-record nine ... Became the 36th member of the 1,000 point club against Rice (2/15) on a driving layup ... Hit five three-pointers at East Carolina (2/20) to help tally 20 points ... Scored in double-digits in all three NIT games.
2012-13: Played in 33 games with one start versus Idaho (1/17) ... Totaled 232 points for an average of 7.0 points per game ... Registered 10 double-digit scoring games and was the team's leading scorer in two games ... Was 10th in the WAC in three-point percentage with 35.7 percent ... Moved up to fifth all-time in career three-point field goal attempts with 395 and fourth in career three-point field goals made with 136 ... Also averaged 1.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 16.3 minutes per game ... Scored a team-high 18 points versus Southern Miss (12/8) ... Recorded three straight double-digit scoring efforts against Denver (12/29), New Mexico State (12/31) and UT Arlington (1/5) ... Matched career-high of three steals at UT Arlington ... Grabbed a season-high four rebounds at Texas State (1/10) ... Had a performance to remember at UTSA (1/12) when he scored a career-high 34 points on 11-of-19 shooting ... The 34 points tied for the most in a single game on the season ... Also shot a career-high 9-of-15 from beyond the arc, including the game-winning three with 19 seconds left ... The nine made three's tied the program record (Johnny Miller, 2/15/97) and the 15 attempts broke the program record which was previously 13 attempts ... The nine three's also tied for the eighth most in a single game in Division I this season ... Earned WAC Player of the Week (week 10) after this outing ... Recorded three straight double-digit scoring efforts again versus Idaho (2/26), Central Baptist (2/20) and Utah State (2/28), shooting a combined 9-of-16 from three-point range.
2011-12: Played in all 34 games and started 25 ... Averaged 6.8 points, 2.2 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 21.8 minutes per game ... Scored 17 points on 5-of-9 shooting at Southeastern Louisiana (11/30) ... Dished out career-best nine assists and scored eight points against McNeese State (12/14) ... Matched career-high of three steals against Northeastern (12/20) ... Scored 14 points and tied career-high of three steals against Spring Hill (12/29) ... Grabbed career-best eight rebounds at SMU (12/31) ... Scored season-high 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting including 5-for-6 from three-point range against Utah State (1/14) ... His three-point performance against the Aggies is tied for the fourth best mark in a game in program history ... Recorded 17 points on 6-of-10 from the field, four assists and three rebounds at New Mexico State (2/4).
2010-11: Played in 32 games and started 30 ... Averaged 8.7 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 29.4 minutes per game ... Shot 35.5 percent from the field and 34.4 percent from three-point range, the second best ever by a Tech freshman ... Scored at least 10 points 11 times ... Scored at least 20 points three times ... Scored 27 points at North Dakota (2/16), the most by a Tech freshman since Paul Millsap scored 27 points on Jan. 5, 2003 ... Was 7-for-9 from three-point range in that game, the second-most three's ever made by a Bulldog ... Recorded 13 points, four rebounds and five assists against Seattle (11/19) ... Had 12 points, five rebounds and eight assists against Navy (11/21) ... Scored 21 points against Idaho (1/27) ... Had 17 points against New Mexico State (2/12) ... Scored 21 points against Nevada (3/3) on 8-for-11 shooting from the field.
High School: A three-star recruit out of Conway HS, was the No. 1 rated guard (No. 4 overall) in the 2010 Arkansas high school recruiting class ... Averaged 15.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a senior while leading Conway to a state title ... Was a 2010 McDonald's All-American nominee.
Personal: Full name is Kenyon Tarrell McNeail ... Son of Kenyon and Laverne McNeail ... Has one sister, Lauren ... Was born March 22, 1991 in Memphis, Tenn.