Buay Tuach
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Buay  Tuach

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Omaha, NE

High School:
South HS

Last College:
Northeast C.C. (Neb.)

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 185

Position:
Guard/Forward

Experience:
1V

Major:
Sociology


02/28/2017

Brown, Tuach Earn Postseason Honors

Brandon Brown and Buay Tuach have been named to All-WCC teams for their performance in 2016-17.

12/21/2016

A Tough Thursday Test to Open Holiday Homestand

Lions to host four games over the holidays, starting with UT-Arlington, who enters with the No. 24 RPI.

12/17/2016

Men's Hoops Guts Out Overtime Win

Lions dominate pain and hit 11 straight free throws in regulation to help them earn 91-90 overtime win.

12/10/2016

Jovanovic's Putback A Winner in Northridge

Stefan Jovanovic hit a putback with nine seconds remaining and the Lions' defense held at the buzzer to earn 69-68 win over CSUN Saturday night.

12/04/2016

Big Monday Match-up At Gersten

A busy week begins on Monday when Lions host Boise State at Gersten Pavilion.

12/01/2016

MBB | LMU vs. Portland State Highlights

LMU Sports Network highlights from the come-from-behind victory over Portland State on Nov. 25 at Gersten Pavilion.

11/17/2016

MBB | LMU vs. UCONN Highlights

LMU Sports Network highlights from the electric atmosphere at Gersten Pavilion for a mid-November classic with UCONN on Nov. 17.

01/20/2016

MBB | LMU vs. BYU Preview

LMU Sports Network previews the Lions match-up with BYU to start 2016 Homecoming Week in an interview with junior Buay Tuach

07/30/2015

MBB | Buay Tuach

The LMU Sports Network is taking a quick look at the seven newcomers for LMU men's basketball, and the summer series continues with freshman Buay Tuach.

03/04/2017

MBB | LMU vs. BYU

2017 West Coast Conference Championships quarterfinals at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NV

02/25/2017

MBB | LMU at Pacific

West Coast Conference regular season finale at Stockton, Calif., Feb. 25, 2017

02/23/2017

MBB | LMU vs. San Francisco

Senior Day in West Coast Conference action at Gersten Pavilion Feb. 23, 2017

02/18/2017

MBB | LMU vs. Pepperdine

West Coast Conference action during LMU Homecoming and Hall of Fame Weekend Feb. 18, 2017

02/16/2017

LMU vs. Saint Mary's

Feb. 16, 2017

LINKS:
Up-to-Date Career Stats
2016-17 Season Stats
2015-16 Season Stats

BRIEFLY... Buay Tuach completes his collegiate career and second season at LMU after transferring from Northeast C.C. in Norfolk, Neb… earned Honorable Mention All-WCC honors in 2016-17.

HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU...
IN 2016-17... SENIOR... His 40.8 percent shooting from three in the 2016-17 season is currently ranked 13th in LMU history for a single season... His 38.1 percent shooting from three in his two seasons at LMU is ranked 9th for a career at LMU... His senior season could be considered one of the most-improved campaigns by any player in the WCC. A year ago, he had 96 points while hitting 34.8 percent from the field (32-for-92) and 32.7 percent from three (17-for-52). In 2016-17, he has taken off... he is averaging 11.4 points per game, scoring 318 total points while hitting 50.2 percent from the field (115-of-229) and 40.8 percent from three (42-of-103). Within the WCC, he ranks 20th in scoring, 11th in shooting, 10th in three-point shooting, and 4th in steals (1.4 spg).

IN 2015-16 • JUNIOR... played 26 games with 11 starts, missing the last two games of the regular season due to elbow injury... averaged 3.7 ppg and 1.6 rpg... hit 32.7 percent from three (17-for-52), adding 14 steals and 24 assists... played 15 minutes in WCC tournament, including 12 against Saint Mary's (3/5/16), scoring three points with three assists... had career-high 10 points against Pacific (1/9/16), adding four assists... missed just two games in non-conference, earning five starts... best game was nine points and five rebounds at Colorado State (11/19/15)... averaged 3.7 ppg in non-conference... had eight points and four rebounds in 30 minutes at Pepperdine (1/2/16).

BEFORE LMU... Tuach started 50 of 52 games in his two seasons at Northeast C.C., leading his team to a 25-7 record in 2014-15. As a sophomore he averaged 16.7 points overall, jumping that to 18.8 in conference play. He added 6.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, while shooting 38.9 percent from three and an impressive 60.5 percent clip from the field... He earned second-team All-Conference as a sophomore, improving on his 12.9 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest as a freshman. The native of Sudan, who moved with his family to Omaha, Neb., as a child, helped South High School to a 23-3 record as a senior. He was named second-team All-Metro by OmahaHoops.com and was named Honorable Mention All-Metro and All-State by the Omaha World-Herald.

PERSONAL... Buay Tuach was is the son of Nyibol Liem and he was born on Jan. 20, 1995 in Ethiopia, South Sudan... he has three brothers and two sisters, he is a Sociology major.

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