Michael Boone
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Redlands, Calif.

High School:
Loma Linda Academy '04

Height / Weight:
7-2 / 270

Position:
C

Major:
History

2007-08: Played in 14 games with 1 start... Averaged 2.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game... Missed final 11 games of the season due to an injury... Scored career-high 13 points in opener against La Verne (11/11)... Logged career-high 26 minutes in what turned out to be his last game of the season against UC Santa Barbara (1/26)... Tallied career-high 8 rebounds to go along with career-best 5 blocks and 9 points in UCSB game... Had at least one block in four of his 14 games... Also posted 8 points against UC Santa Cruz (11/18)... Finished tied for third on the team in blocks (10).

2006-07: Saw action in 14 games as a reserve... Logged 91 minutes, scoring 27 points with 25 rebounds... Also blocked 13 shots, 3rd on team... Had best overall game at home vs. UC Santa Barbara, hitting season-best totals of 7 points, 7 rebounds and 3 blocks (2/1)... Shot 2-for-3 for 5 points and 3 rebounds in just 6 minutes at Long Beach State (2/24)... Had previously victimized LBSU for 3 blocks in just 4 minutes (12/28)... Posted team's highest rebound-per-minute rate, averaging 11.0 boards per 40 minutes.

2005-06: Appeared in 25 games, starting 6... Scored 51 points (2.0 ppg) with 30 rebounds (1.2 rpg)... Finished 2nd on team with 14 blocks in just 209 total minutes... First collegiate start was at Dartmouth (11/25)... Grabbed 2 rebounds and blocked a shot in that game... Posted season-best marks of 8 points and 3 blocks in 12 minutes vs. UC Riverside (1/26)... Shot 3-for-3 with an assist two weeks later vs. Northern Colorado (2/11)... Longest outing was 19 minutes in season finale at UC Riverside (3/4)... Shot 2-for-4 and grabbed season-high 6 boards against the Highlanders.

2004-05: Redshirted.

LOMA LINDA HS '04: Captured second-team All-Southern Section Division IVAA honors a senior... Twice named to All-Christian League first team... Scored 337 points (12.5 ppg) and led Christian League with 288 rebounds (10.7 rpg) and 169 blocks (6.3 bpg)... Selected as league's Defensive Player of the Year... Led team to 21-6 overall mark and undefeated 8-0 ledger in league play... Posted 14 double-doubles, including career highs of 29 points and 17 rebounds vs. Ontario Christian... Had streak of six stright double-doubles, including that game... Scored 20 points with 17 boards vs. OCHS a month later... Swatted 13 shots against Barstow HS... Rated as one of the West's top 10 centers by TheInsidersHoops.com... Averaged 10 ppg, 8 rpg, 4 bpg as a junior... Played club ball for Inland Empire Basketball Program.

PERSONAL: Born in Chicago, Ill.... Majoring in history... Parents are Stephen & Liz Boone... Full name is Jon Michael Boone, but answers to middle name... At 7-foot-2, stands as tallest player in program history.