John Haywood's CAREER STATS!
John Haywood is in his fourth and final season of collegiate basketball at Loyola Marymount University... through three seasons the Southern California native has played in 70 games, starting 18 as a junior... enters final season averaging 3.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in his career... played every game as both a freshman and as a junior after injuries allowed him to play just 11 games as a sophomore... Initial thoughts from Coach Tention... "big strong body and a very good athlete... a multi-position player... his strength is his athleticism... needs to improve in handling the ball."
2004-05 at LMU:
In his third season with the Lions he earned his first start and ended up starting 18 games on the season... averaged a career-high 17.9 minutes, scoring over 100 points for the first time... he finished with 111 points in 28 games for a 4.0 average... also averaged 3.1 rebounds per game with 31 assists, 10 blocks and 14 steals... played 28 minutes off the bench (career high) in season opener against Monmouth (11-20-04)... scored seven points, going 3-for-4 from the free throw line... added an assist... played 18 minutes off the bench with four points and five rebounds against UNC (11-24-04)... played 14 minutes with five rebounds, all offensive against UC Riverside (11-27-04)... added a career-best three blocks... scored six points in 14 minutes off the bench in Long Beach State win (12-4-04)... had a rebound, an assist and two steals.. was a perfect 2-for-2 from the field and the free throw line...earned first start of career and played 20 minutes against 16th-ranked Washington (12-12-04)... scored eight points with five rebounds and three assists... went 3-for-4 from the field and 2-for-2 from the line... in win over San Diego State (12-18-04), started second straight to score four points with six rebounds... added an assist in 20 minutes... in start at Virginia (12-23-04) played 19 minutes with two assists and five rebounds... at Minnesota (1-3-05) played 20 minutes with two points and three rebounds... added three assists, a block and two steals... in win over USF (1-7-05) he scored 11 points... went 5-for-6 at the charity stripe... added two rebounds, an assist and a block...continued solid start to conference play against San Diego (1-9-05) with career-high 13 points... scored on 6-of-7 shooting from the field... added three assists, a block and a steal... stellar play in WCC continued at Gonzaga (1-13-05), equalling a career-high with 13 points... played 26 minutes with six rebounds and three assists... went 5-for-6 from the field... scored 10 points with a season-high six rebounds at Portland (1-16-05)... added an assist, a steal and a block... in win over Pepperdine (1-29-05) he played 25 minutes with six points and seven rebounds (equalling a career-high) in the start... added two assists and steal... at San Diego (2-3-05) played 22 minutes with two points and six rebounds... added an assist and a steal... at Santa Clara (2-19-05) played 12 minutes off the bench with four points, four rebounds, an assist and a steal... scored four points in 27 minutes off the bench at Pepperdine (2-26-05)... added two assists and a rebound... finished season (3-4-05) with 13 minutes against Pepperdine, adding a block and a rebound.
2003-04 at LMU:
Haywood suffered a broken left hand against Colgate and missed the rest of the season... underwent surgery to repair break... played in 11 games before injury and averaged 2.5 points and 1.7 rebounds... played 13.5 minutes per game in those 11 contests... played 15 minutes off the bench with four points and three rebounds in the win over UC Riverside (11-21-03)... played 16 minutes with four points and three rebounds in second straight victory over Cal State Northridge (11-24-03)... played 11 minutes off the bench with a steal in win over Binghamton (11-29-03)l... played eight minutes with an assist in tournament championship win over CCSU (11-30-03)... did not play, missed first game of career due to injury against Cal Poly (12-3-03)...played 11 minutes with two rebounds against UNLV (12-6-03)... scored two points in 13 minutes off the bench against UCLA (12-13-03)... added three rebounds... fouled out in second half... played 21 minutes with two rebounds, including defensive board in the final seconds to secure win in double overtime over Denver (12-16-03)... played 12 minutes and scored career-best nine points with six rebounds against Virginia (12-19-03)... was 4-of-7 from field... played season-high 20 minutes with six points at Long Beach State (12-23-03)... played 10 minutes with two shots against CS Fullerton (12-30-03)... played 11 minutes with two points in win over Colgate (1-2-04)... suffered broken left hand and missed remainder of season due to surgery.
2002-03 at LMU:
Haywood's playing time increased at the end of his first season of collegiate basketball... finished playing in all 31 games for the Lions, one of just three freshman to do so this season... scored 81 points on the season, over half coming in the 14 conference games... averaged 12 minutes a game on the season... four assists in first game of the season against Loyola Chicago (11-22-02) ties LMU record for assists in first game as a freshman...hit first field goal and added four rebounds off the bench against Sacramento State (11-25-02)... had three points in 12 minutes against Villanova (11-28-02)... in second game of Great Alaska Shootout against Montana (11-29-02) he played 13 minutes and scored five points off the bench... against Cal State Fullerton (12-7-02) he had six rebounds... scored a then career-high six points against Long Beach State (12-14-02) in 16 minutes off the bench... had two points, three rebounds and one assist in 15 minutes against San Diego State (1-3-03)... equaled a career-high with 16 minutes off the bench with three points in WCC opener against Gonzaga (1-9-03)... played 15 minutes, scoring five points on 2-of-5 shooting, including his first career three-pointer against Portland (1-11-03)... he added five rebounds against the Pilots... in the win over the Zags, he played eight minutes with three points and two assists... in road win over Santa Clara (2-13-03) he had a career-best seven points in 16 minutes off the bench, while adding five rebounds and shooting 3-of-4 from the field with a three-pointer... continued hot play against Pepperdine (2-22-03), playing 17 minutes with six points and a career-best seven rebounds, including five offensive... at home against USF (2-28-03) he played 18 minutes with four points... the following day against Saint Mary's (3-1-03) he broke his career-high with 21 minutes, scoring six points with three rebounds... in the WCC tournament against Portland (3-7-03) he scored six points with two rebounds, an assist and a steal in 20 minutes.
A graduate of Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, CA... averaged 14 points and seven rebounds as a junior, and led his high school team to a 20-9 record and a quarter-final finish in last years CIF southern section playoffs... an All-Del Rey League performer, he was also tabbed a preseason Street and Smith's All American honorable mention selection... he lived up to the billing, scoring 20 points and grabbing 12 rebounds per game as a senior... helped the team to a 26-5 record and the CIF Division III-AA Championship... was voted first-team All-League in the Del Rey League... earned San Gabriel Valley Player of the Year honors... capped his honors by winning the CIF Division III-AA Player of the Year honor... was a first-team All-State selection and became a McDonald's All-American nominee... was named the team's MVP... has participated in the Los Angeles Rockfish organization under the direction of Dave Benezra... he played his senior season for Bishop Amat coach Ray Lokar who was former McDonald's All-American Ricky Price's (Duke '98) prep coach... finished high school as a two time all-league and three-time all-valley selection... ranked as the seventh best small forward in Southern California by SoCal Hoops... ranked 10th by Pac West Hoops... Bishop Amat retired his jersey when he was inducted to the school's hall of fame.
Johnathon Wesley Haywood was born on Aug. 11, 1984 in Torrance, CA... he is the son of John and Carla Haywood... has two sisters (Mattison and Tremonisha) and one brother (Kenneth)... came to LMU because it was the best academic school that was recruiting him... also joined the program to help bring it back to a top level of basketball... he will complete his degree in Sociology while studying at LMU... hopes to go into broadcasting (radio and TV)... related to Brian Shaw, who played at UCSB and now the pros... helped out with church (Faith Center Ministries) in serving at Dome Village (homeless shelter) and directed and sang in the choir.