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Zach Lofton
Zach Lofton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Paul, Minn.

High School:
Columbia Heights

Last College:
Illinois State

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
Guard


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2013-14 | Sophomore Season (llinois State)
Ranked second on the team with 11.3 points averaged per game along with 3.0 rebounds • Played in 31 contests with 13 starts • Ranked second on the team with 1.6 three-pointers per game • Netted a career-best 25 points on 9-for-19 shooting - including five three-pointers - in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament loss to Missouri State (March 7) • Scored 11 points with two steals and one assist in the loss at Southern Illinois (March 1) • Netted 16 points in the win over Indiana State (Feb. 26) • Scored 24 points with a career-best eight field goals plus four steals in the loss at Northern Iowa (Feb. 23) • Was one of five Redbirds in double-figures with 16 points in the overtime loss at Evansville (Feb. 12) • Matched a career-high with seven rebounds, plus scored 10 points in the win over Drake (Feb. 1) • Netted 21 points during a career-best 39 minutes in the win over Evansville (Jan. 15) • Grabbed a career-best seven rebounds in the loss at No. 6 Wichita State (Jan. 8) • Netted 18 points in the win over Southern Illinois (Jan. 5) • Matched a career-high with five assists, plus scored 14 points in a 7-for-8 free throw performance during the win over DePaul (Dec. 22) • Scored 13 points with a career-high nine made-free throws in the win over No. 25 Dayton (Dec. 7) • Amassed a career-high five assists and joined six Redbirds in double-figures with 15 points in the win at San Francisco (Nov. 30) • Netted 19 points on 7-for-15 shooting in the loss to Vermont (Nov. 27) • Teamed up with Daishon Knight to lead Illinois State with 15 points plus five rebounds in the win at Northwestern (Nov. 17) • Scored 11 points, including a 4-for-4 free throw effort, in ISU's loss to Drexel (Nov. 12) • Led Illinois State with 12 points in the loss at No. 14 VCU (Nov. 8).

2012-13 | Freshman Season (San Jacinto College)
Averaged 16.6 points per game, which ranked in the NJCAA Division I top-100 as a freshman at San Jacinto • Shot 49-for-141 from beyond the arc (34.8 percent), 47.3 percent from the field and 75.7 percent from the free throw line • Tallied 19 double-digit scoring performances as a freshman, with two 26-point efforts • Averaged 3.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game and helped his team to a 24-6 record • Collected two or more assists 18 times throughout the season and earned all-Region XIV second-team accolades

High School:
Graduate of Columbia Heights High School • helped guide Columbia Heights to the Class 3A state championship game • averaged 31 points per game and was a 1,000-point scorer • attended Quakerdale Prep School in New Providence, Iowa, for a year before enrolling at San Jacinto.

Personal:
Born November 18, 1992 • son of Tonia Lofton • has one younger brother, Marcus • major is undecided.

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