Redshirt junior one of 16 finalists for national shooting guard award
Wolfpack gets conference win behind effort from Barber and Lacey
Lacey scores career high 26 points
The team will officially open its season Friday, Nov. 14
Versatile transfer will bolster the Wolfpack backcourt
2013-14 - Redshirt Season: Sat out 2013-14 season after transferring from Alabama.
Before State (at Alabama): Played 69 games over two seasons at Alabama, making 52 starts ... Averaged 9.3 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game while shooting .346 from 3-point range ... Alabama went 44-25 during his time in Tuscaloosa ... Averaged 11.3 points per game, made a team-high 62 treys and was the only player to start every game for Alabama in 2012-13 ... Led the team with 115 assists and was second with 51 steals ... Scored career-high 23 points and made five treys vs. West Alabama (Nov. 11) ... Totaled 20 points vs. Oregon States (Nov. 15) ... Posted 21 points at Texas Tech (Dec. 19) ... Scored 19 points with five 3-pointers at Ole Miss (March 5) ... Scored 7.3 points with 3.0 rebounds and shot .797 at the foul line as a freshman in 2011-12 ... Scored 19 points in win over Georgia (Jan. 7, 2012) ... Scored 18 points vs. Tennessee (Feb. 18, 2012).
High School: One of the nation's top prospects coming out of high school ... Ranked 24th nationally by Rivals and 40th by ESPN ... Four-time first team all-state selection and earned Parade All-America honors ... Led Butler High School to three state championships and was state finals MVP two times ... Voted Alabama's Mr. Basketball twice, becoming only one of two players to earn that award multiple times ... Named 2011 4A Alabama High School Player of the Year ... averaged 31.4 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.1 steals and 2.6 assists as a senior in 2010-11 ... Earned 2010 5A Alabama High School Player of the Year recognition after averaging 22.6 points and 7.6 rebounds per game as a junior.
Personal: Born October 13, 1991 ... Son of William Pride and Freda Lacey.