Senior will take the court at Lucas Oil Stadium Friday, April 3 at 4:30 p.m.
Wolfpack improves to 9-2 heading into this Saturday's match-up at Madison Square Garden
Turner scores career-high 24 points.
The Mark Gottfried TV Show 3/10/2013
The Wolfpack hold its first workout for upcoming exhibition tour.
NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-East Regional-Louisville vs NC State. (USATSI)
Prior to Friday's regional semifinal vs. Louisville, Mark Gottfried and the Wolfpack held its open practice at noon and then met with the media.
The Wolfpack preps for the NCAA Tournament
2013-14 - Redshirt Junior Season: Played in all 36 games and started 22 times ... Ranked second on the team with 10.5 points per game ... Led team with 77 made 3-pointers, standing seventh in the ACC in treys made per game ... Shot .372 from beyond the arc, good for eighth in the ACC ... Posted 19 double-digit scoring games and three games with 20+ points ... Averaged 10.8 points in ACC play ... Scored 13 points and made four 3-pointers at Cincinnati (Nov. 12) ... Had 13 points and four steals vs. Campbell (Nov. 16) ... Scored 21 points and shot 6-for-8 from 3-point range in win over Detroit at Reynolds Coliseum (Dec. 14) ... Scored 12 points in win at Notre Dame (Jan. 7) ... Tallied season-high 23 points with seven rebounds in win over Maryland (Jan. 20) ... Scored 17 points (16 in first half) at Miami (Feb. 8) ... Totaled 16 points in win over Wake Forest (Feb. 11) ... Had 16 points and made four 3-pointers vs. North Carolina (Feb. 26) ... Scored 22 points and made five treys vs. Miami (March 13) ... Totaled 17 points in NCAA Tournament win over Xavier (March 18) ... Scored 16 points with five rebounds vs. Saint Louis (March 20).
Before State: Played his first two years of eligibility at LSU ... Sat out the 2012-13 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
2011-12 - Sophomore Season: Played in all 33 games, making 32 starts ... Averaged 9.1 points per game, 3.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest ... Shot .372 from 3-point range, an improvement from his rookie mark of .322 ... Scored in double figures 13 times (31 for two seasons), including the last four (three in postseason) ... Hit 6-of-10 field goal attempts, including 4-of-5 treys, for 22 points as LSU knocked off No. 10 Marquette in Baton Rouge (Dec. 19) ... Also scored 17 vs. Mississippi State (Feb. 14) and 16 vs. Arkansas (Feb. 4) in home SEC wins ... Scored 14 points with four treys in NIT game at Oregon (March 13) ... Made 99 treys in his first two seasons at LSU.
2010-11 - Freshman Season: Played in 27 games, missing the first five SEC games after suffering a stress reaction in his right foot late in the second half of the game at Virginia (1/2) ... Started all 27 games he played ... Averaged a team-best 12.3 points per game, with 18 games in double figures ... Scored 21 points against Northwestern State (Nov. 12), a season-best 23 against McNeese State (Dec. 16) and 21 (all in the second half) in the very next game vs. Wichita State (Dec. 18) ... Grabbed season-high seven rebounds against Central Michigan (Dec. 11) ... After slowly working back into playing status after the injury, had seven straight games in double figures in SEC play ... Made 48 treys, the second-highest total on the team ... Averaged 2.6 rebounds and 29.9 minutes per game.
High School: Three-time all-state performer and McDonald's All-American nominee ... Named first team all-area by the Florence Times Daily ... Twice named player of the year by the Times Daily and by the Birmingham Tipoff Club for 2010 ... High School basketball coach was Dennis Connor ... Started in the annual Alabama-Mississippi all-star basketball game for Alabama ... Twice attended the LeBron James Skills Academy in Ohio, the invitation-only exhibition for some of the top players in the country ... Played on LeBron's team in a five-on-five scrimmage ... Also attended the Paul Pierce Shooting Guard Nike Skills Academy ... Finished career with 2,502 points in 148 games for a 16.9 career average ... Averaged 21 points and 5.5 rebounds a game as a senior ... Totaled nearly 1,000 career rebounds ... Shot 39.1 percent from the arc, making 247 3-pointers ... Recorded 263 career blocks.
Personal: Member of the National Honor Society ... Won National Scholar-Athlete Award from the United States Army Reserve ... Favorite NBA team is the Los Angeles Lakers and favorite player is Kobe Bryant.