Julian Mavunga

Julian Mavunga

Player Profile

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Brownsburg

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 239

Position:
Forward

Updated April 2012

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MAVUNGA'S CAREER HIGHS:
Points: 27, twice, last at Southeast Missouri, 11-26-11
Rebounds: 19 vs. Eastern Michigan, 2-1-12
Assists: 8 vs. Eastern Michigan, 2-1-12
Steals: 3, three times, last at Kent State, 1-11-12
Blocked Shots: 3, several times, last at Ohio State, 12-22-11
Minutes: 55 at Ohio, 1-9-11

General: Broke Miami's career games played record with 124 career appearances ... became the 34th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points ... finished with 1,389 points to rank 13th all-time at Miami ... finished his career ranked third in career made free throws (444), third in free-throw attempts (632), sixth in rebounds (799), seventh in minutes played (3,602) and ninth in blocked shots (72) ... ranked among Miami's single-season top 10 in games started (32, 2011-t-5th), minutes played (1,163, 2011-6th), made free throws (168, 2012-4th; 160, 2011-t-6th) and free throw attempts (229, 2012-4th; 227, 2011-5th) ... also ranks among Miami's single-game top 10s in made free throws, free throw attempts and minutes played ... ties for the Miami record in minutes played, logging 55 in a triple-overtime game at Ohio (1/9/11) ... became the 11th player in program history to earn All-MAC honors three times in a career, earning first-team distinction twice (2011, 2012) ... a two-time NABC All-District 14 selection, garnering first-team honors in 2012.

2011-12: Earned First-Team All-MAC honors for the second straight year ... a First-Team NABC All-District 14 selection ... named MAC East Division Player of the Week on Feb. 6 following wins over Eastern Michigan and at Ball State ... Preseason East Division All-MAC selection ... one of just four players in Miami history--joining Dick Walls, Wayne Embry and Ron Harper--to lead the MAC in scoring and rebounding in a season ... averaged 16.4 ppg, which tied for first among MAC statistical leaders and averaged a conference-leading 9.0 rpg, which ranked 48th nationally ... also led Miami in assists (3.4 apg) for the second straight season ... knocked down 168 free throws on 229 attempts with both sums ranking fourth on Miami's single-season lists ... played and started all 30 games ... scored 20 or more points six times, including a career-high-tying 27 points against Southeast Missouri (11/26) ... recorded his 1,000th career point amidst a 26-point performance at Cincinnati (11/29) and also had 24 points at Troy (12/3) to surpass the 20-point plateau in three straight games ... also notched 23 points against Akron (1/7) and 20 points at Ohio State (12/22) and at Buffalo (2/25) ... amassed 14 double-doubles and ranked 26th nationally in number of double-doubles ... tallied 19 points, a career-high nine rebounds and a career-most eight assists against Eastern Michigan (2/1) to be tabbed ESPN Stats & Info Player of the Night ... his 19 rebounds against the Eagles were the most by a MAC player during the season and also equaled the most by a Miami player since John Estick's 19 against Eastern Michigan in 1998 and were the most since Ron Harper's 23 in 1986 ... his 13 made free throws against EMU also were the most by a MAC player during the season ... on the season, led the MAC in scoring (16.4 ppg), rebounding (9.0 rpg), defensive rebounds (6.8 rpg) and minutes played (36.9 mpg) and also ranked among MAC leaders in assists (3.4 apg, 10th), offensive rebounds (2.2 rpg, 11th), free throw percentage (.734, 13th) and assist/turnover ratio (0.8, 14th) ... in MAC-only games, led the MAC in minutes played (36.8 mpg) and also ranked among MAC leaders in rebounding (8.2 rpg, 2nd), scoring (14.6 ppg, 7th), assists (4.2 apg, 8th), defensive rebounds (6.2 rpg, 2nd), assist/turnover ratio (1.0, 14th), free throw percentage (.722, 15th) and offensive rebounds (2.0, t-15th) ... named Miami's William Rohr Most Valuable Player for the second straight year and also earned the team's Wayne Embry Rebound Award, Dr. Terry Hunt Free-Throw Award and Charlie Coles Captain Award.


2010-11: A First-Team All-MAC selection and NABC All-District 14 Second Team pick ... named MAC East Division Co-Player of the Week on Dec. 13 following wins against Saginaw Valley and Troy ... led Miami in scoring (14.8), rebounding (8.2) and assists (3.0) ... played and started 32 of Miami's 33 games ... was sidelined for the Kent State game (1/23) due to a chronic foot ailment ... scored 20 or more points eight times ... amassed a career-high 27 points against Ball State ... was the most points scored by a RedHawk during the season ... went 9-of-13 from the field against the Cardinals, including an impressive 5-of-7 from 3-point range, while dishing out a season-high-tying seven assists ... also recorded seven assists at Bowling Green (1/16) ... notched eight double-doubles ... had back-to-back double-doubles twice: at Akron (2/23)/vs. Bowling Green (2/26) and against Ohio (3/4)/vs. Akron (3/10) ... amassed 17 rebounds vs. Kent State (2/16), which was the most by a MAC player during conference play in 2010-11 and was the most by a Miami player since John Estick's 18 at Marshall on 2/21/98 ... hauled in a career-high 18 rebounds vs. Akron in the MAC Tournament quarterfinals (3/10), which was the most by a Miami player since John Estick's 19 vs. Eastern Michigan on 1/8/98 ... sunk 15 free throws vs. Ohio (3/4), which tied for fourth on Miami's single-game chart ... shot 19 free throws vs. Akron (3/10), which tied for fifth on Miami's single-game list ... led the MAC in average minutes played (36.34-all games; 36.93-MAC games) ... on Miami's single-season charts, ranked among the RedHawks' top 10 in: games started (32, t-5th), minutes played (1,163, 6th), free throws (160, t-5th) and free-throw attempts (227, 4th) ... played 40 or more minutes six times, including twice at 50 or more minutes ... set a Miami single-game record and career-high for minutes played at Ohio, logging 55 minutes in a triple-overtime game ... only player in the MAC to rank among the top 15 in MAC-only games in points (16.1 ppg, 5th), rebounds (9.5 rpg, 1st) and assists (3.3 apg, 9th) ... also ranked among the top 15 statistical leaders in league-only games in defensive rebounds (6.73, 2nd), offensive rebounds (2.73, 3rd), assist/turnover ratio (0.82, 11th) and free-throw percentage (.752, 14th) ... for the season, ranked among MAC statistical leaders in eight categories: minutes played (36.34, 1st), points (14.8, 8th), rebounds (8.2, 4th), defensive rebounds (6.16, 3rd), offensive rebounds (2.00, t-11th), assists (3.00, 11th), assist/turnover ratio (0.79, 11th) and free-throw percentage (.705, 15th) ... named Miami's William Rohr Most Valuable Player and earned the team's Wayne Embry Rebound Award.

2009-10: An Honorable Mention All-MAC selection as a sophomore ... named MAC East Division Player of the Week (11/30) after tallying a season-high 18 points against Evansville and hauling in 10 rebounds to post his third double-double in four games ... went 6-for-10 from the floor against the Purple Aces, including 3-for-5 from 3-point range ... posted six double-double efforts: 16 pts, 12 rebs vs. Louisiana Tech (11/20); 12 pts, 10 rebs vs. Nicholls State (11/21); 18 pts, 10 rebs vs. Evansville (11/28); 18 pts, 12 rebs at Xavier (12/23), 11 pts, 11 rebs vs. Bowling Green (1/23); 13 pts, 11 rebs at Northern Illinois (2/6) ... was in double figures for scoring in 18 games ... scored a career-high of 18 points three times (vs. Evansville 11/28, at Xavier 12/23, vs. Ohio 1/16) ... amassed double figures in rebounding in eight games ... tallied season highs of 12 boards in three games (vs. Louisiana Tech 11/20, at Milwaukee 12/19, at Xavier 12/23) ... shot 50 percent or better from the floor in 19 games ... was 6-for-8 (.75) from the floor against Buffalo (3/11) in the MAC Tournament quarterfinals ... went 7-for-10 (.700) from the field against Ohio (1/16) ... drained his first collegiate 3-pointer against Louisiana Tech (11/20), going 3-for-4 from long range against the Bulldogs ... hit the third-most treys of any RedHawk, knocking down 25 ... played a season-most 40 minutes in three games (at Western Michigan 2/4, vs. Toledo 2/10, vs. Akron 2/17) ... played in all 32 games, making 27 starts ... made his first collegiate start against Louisiana Tech (11/20) ... started Miami's last 21 games ... Miami's leading rebounder (6.3 rpg) and second-leading scorer (10.0 ppg) ... also ranked second on the team in assists (54) and blocked shots (28) and third in steals (26) ... ranked among MAC statistical leaders in all games in six statistical categories: scoring (10.0, 30th), rebounding (6.3, 10th), field-goal percentage (.472, 14th), blocked shots (0.86, 12th), defensive rebounds (4.49, 4th) and minutes played (29.72, 21st) ... in MAC-only games, ranked among league statistical leaders in five categories: scoring (10.8, t-21st), rebounding (6.3, 14th), blocked shots (1.00, t-12th), defensive rebounds (5.13, 4th) and minutes played (32.50, 15th) ... earned Miami's annual award for Most Rebounds and was tabbed the Holdie Wilson Award winner, which goes to the player who best demonstrates an unconditionally positive spirit.

2008-09: One of five players to see action in all 30 games ... played his first game as a RedHawk in the season-opener against Weber State (11/12) when he went 3-for-5 from the floor and grabbed one rebound ... knocked down a season-most 12 points at Dayton (1/6) where he sank 5-of-7 field goal attempts and was a perfect 2-of-2 from the free-throw line ... equaled that scoring sum the following game versus Akron (1/10) where he also played a season-most 30 minutes and had a season high of seven rebounds ... recorded his first steal as a RedHawk at Xavier (11/29) and grabbed one in two other games during the season: against Northern Illinois (1/28) and at Ohio (2/26) ... also recorded a career-most with three steals against Kent State (3/1) ... received Miami's Arthur & Olga Adkins Newcomer of the Year Award.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time all-state selection and a three-time all-conference and all-county honoree ... spearheaded the Bulldogs to back-to-back county titles in 2006-07 and 2007-08 and sectional, regional, semi-state and state crowns in 2007-08 ... Brownsburg posted a 22-5 overall record and a 9-1 league mark in 2007-08 ... averaged 18.9 points per game, 9.7 rebounds per game, 3.3 blocked shots per game and 2.0 assists per game as a senior for the Bulldogs ... as a junior, averaged 15.8 ppg, 9.1 rpg and 2.3 bpg while helping the team to a 14-9 mark and a No. 9 ranking in the Indianapolis Star Fab 15 ... also played on the Indianapolis All-Star Team in the summer of 2008 and the Junior All-Star Team during the summer of 2007 ... was a four-year letterwinner in basketball, serving as team captain as a senior ... also played one season of football.

PERSONAL: Born January 1990 ... son of Philip and Jean Mavunga ... sports studies major with a coaching minor.

MAVUNGA'S CAREER 20-POINT GAMES (14):
27 Southeast Missouri (11/26/11)
27 Ball State (2/1/11)
26 at Cincinnati (11/29/11)
25 Akron (2/19/11)
24 at Troy (12/3/11)
24 at James Madison (2/19/11)
24 Xavier (12/1/10)
23 Akron (1/7/12)
23 Ohio (3/4/11)
22 Bowling Green (2/26/11)
22 Western Michigan (1/29/11)
21 Buffalo (1/13/11)
20 at Buffalo (2/25/12)
20 at Ohio State (12/22/11)

MAVUNGA'S CAREER DOUBLE-DOUBLES (28):
02/29/12 at Bowling Green (17 pts; 10 rebs)
02/04/12 at Ball State (10 pts; 10 rebs)
02/01/12 Eastern Michigan (19 pts; 19 rebs)
01/28/12 at Western Michigan (19 pts; 10 rebs)
01/25/12 Toledo (14 pts; 11 rebs)
01/07/12 Akron (23 pts; 14 rebs)
01/02/12 at Vanderbilt (20 pts; 10 rebs)
12/22/11 at Ohio State (20 pts; 10 rebs)
12/20/11 Evansville (14 pts; 11 rebs)
12/17/11 Belmont (17 pts; 10 rebs)
12/10/11 Wright State (19 pts; 16 rebs)
11/29/11 at Cincinnati (26 pts; 12 rebs)
11/21/11 at Saginaw Valley (18 pts; 14 rebs)
11/15/11 Dayton (17 pts; 11 rebs)
03/10/11 vs. Akron (14 pts; 18 rebs)
03/04/11 Ohio (23 pts; 13 rebs)
02/26/11 Bowling Green (22 pts; 11 rebs)
02/23/11 at Akron (14 pts; 10 rebs)
02/16/11 Kent State (17 pts; 17 rebs)
02/09/11 Northern Illinois (17 pts; 12 rebs)
02/01/11 Ball State (27 pts; 11 rebs)
11/12/10 Towson (14 pts; 11 rebs)
02/06/10 at Northern Illinois (13 pts; 11 rebs)
01/23/10 Bowling Green (11 pts; 11 rebs)
12/23/09 at Xavier (18 pts; 12 rebs)
11/28/09 Evansville (18 pts; 10 rebs)
11/21/09 vs. Nicholls State (12 pts; 10 rebs)
11/20/09 vs. Louisiana Tech (16 pts; 12 rebs)

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