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#52 Kurt Looby

Height 6-10
Weight 210 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown St. John's, Antigua
High School Clare Hall Secondary
Previous School Tyler CC

Hawk-Item – – Ranks eighth in single-season blocked shots with 53 in 2007 . . . set Iowa Big Ten Tournament record with five blocked shots vs. Purdue in 2007 Big Ten Tournament.

2006-07 Honors – – Co-winner of 2007 Most Improved Award. 2006-07 – – Played in all 31 games, with 19 starts . . . averaged 3.8 points and 4.6 rebounds per game, shooting 53.6% from the field and 58.3% from the free throw line . . . ranked fourth in the Big Ten in blocked shots for all games (1.7) and seventh in league games (1.1) . . . five blocked shots, four points and six rebounds vs. Purdue in Big Ten Tournament . . . seven rebounds and tied a career-high with five blocks in win over Illinois . . . four points and four rebounds in win over Purdue . . . five points, six rebounds, two steals and one block in win over Northwestern . . . five points and four rebounds at Wisconsin . . . two points, six rebounds and two blocks in win over Indiana . . . three rebounds in win at Michigan . . . six points and six rebounds vs. Wisconsin . . . six points, six rebounds and three blocks in win over Penn State . . . five rebounds at Ohio State . . . four rebounds in win over Minnesota . . . five points and three rebounds at Illinois . . . seven points and three rebounds in win over Michigan State . . . career-high five blocks along with two points and five rebounds in win over Cornell . . . three points and six rebounds in win over Texas Southern . . . career-high four blocks along with six points, 12 rebounds and two steals in win over Georgia State . . . five points, six rebounds and two steals vs. Iowa State . . . four points, two rebounds, two blocks and two steals in win over Texas-Pan American . . . six points, four rebounds and three blocks at Virginia Tech . . . six points, two rebounds and two blocked shots at Arizona State . . . 13 points (7-8 FTs), seven rebounds and three blocked shots vs. Villanova . . . 13 points (5-9 FGs), nine rebounds and two assists vs. Toledo . . . four points, 14 rebounds and three blocks vs. The Citadel.

2005-06 – – Redshirted . . . scored eight points and had six rebounds in Black and Gold Blowout . . . two rebounds and a steal in exhibition win over Wartburg . . . four points, five rebounds and four blocked shots in exhibition win over Brock University.

Junior college – – Attended Tyler, Texas Community College for two seasons . . . played in 29 of 30 games as a sophomore . . . averaged 5.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game, shooting 51.7% from the field . . . junior college coach was Mike Marques, who previously coached at Marshalltown and Indian Hills community colleges in Iowa.

High School – – Attended Clare Hall Secondary in St. John’s, Antigua, but did not play basketball during high school career.

Personal – – Born 2/14/84 . . . African American World Studies major . . . mother is Olivet Looby.

Career Bests

Points: 13, twice, last vs. Villanova, 11/20/06
Rebounds: 14 vs. The Citadel, 11/13/06
FGM: 5 vs. Toledo, 11/17/06
FGA: 9 vs. Toledo, 11/17/06
FTM: 7 vs. Villanova, 11/20/06
FTA: 8 vs. Villanova, 11/20/06
Assists: 2, twice, last at Penn State, 2/28/07
Steals: 2, three times, last vs. Georgia State, 12/20/06
Blocks: 5, three times, last vs. Purdue, 3/9/07
Minutes: 30 vs. The Citadel, 11/20/06

Looby’s Career Stats

Year G/GS FG-A PCT 3-PT PCT FT-A PCT O-D-RB AVG PF-DI AS TO BK ST PTS AVG
Jun. 31/19 45-84 .536 0-0 .000 28-48 .583 56-87-143 4.6 98-5 13 19 53 19 118 3.8