12 Ledell Eackles
12 Ledell Eackles
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Copiah-Lincoln (Miss.) CC
Position: G

Career: Returning starter in the back court, where he ranked among top assists and steals leaders in A-Sun during his first year ever playing at the point…


2005-06: Started all 28 games, ranking fourth in the Atlantic Sun in assists (5.39) and 28th nationally… Averaged 9.9 points per outing overall, 11.0 in 20 A-Sun regular season games… Rated 8th among A-Sun leaders in steals (1.82) and assists/turnover ratio (1.28)… Presented team’s Calloway Defensive Award… Scored in double figure points in 12 of the last 15 games of the season and 17 times overall… Dealt double-figure assists three times in first year playing point guard... His 151 assists marked the sixth-highest single-season total in Campbell Division I history… Matched season-high by hitting 3 treys (12 points) in win at Mercer (2/25)... Dealt 9 assists vs. Belmont (2/18)... Scored 13 points with 9 assists, 6 rebounds and 3 steals in win at Kennesaw State (2/11)... Had 14 points, 5 assists at Florida Atlantic (2/2)... Scored 15 points with 8 assists and 4 steals in win over Jacksonville (1/30)... Chipped in 14 points and 9 assists in win over North Florida (1/28)... Hit season highs with 17 points and 5 steals vs. Gardner-Webb (1/25)... Had 11 points, season-best 11 assists and just 1 turnover in 31 minutes vs. Florida Atlantic (1/17)... Scored 14 points (7-8 FTs) and dealt 5 assists in win at Gardner-Webb (1/13)... Matched previous season-high with 10 assists against Kennesaw State (1/9)... Scored 10 points with 5 assists and just 2 turnovers in win over Lipscomb (1/4)... Hit season-high in 2nd-straight game with 15 points, plus 6 assists and 4 steals at Belmont (1/2)... Pulled down season-best 7 rebounds and added 4 assists at Evansville (12/17)... Had 11 points, plus 6 assists and 3 steals in win over North Carolina A&T (12/14)... Scored 11 points (3-5 threes), plus 6 assists and 0 turnovers in 86-80 win over Mercer (12/3)... Dealt 10 assists vs. Furman (11/28)...


Copiah-Lincoln CC:  Honorable mention junior college All-American in 2004-05… Averaged 18 points and three rebounds, two steals and three assists per game as a sophomore… Gained first-team all-state and All-Region XXIII honors… He led Copiah-Lincoln to a 21-9 record and a berth in the Mississippi state final and regional semi-finals… During his freshman year at Co-Lin, averaged 15 points, three assists, two rebounds and two steals per game…


Prep:  Led his team to the 2003 Class 5-A state championship, an undefeated season, and national number-three ranking by USA Today... Woodlawn amassed a 54-game winning streak over his last two years… An all-district and all-metro selection and averaged 12.5 points, 4.3 assists, 4.5 steals and 2.1 rebounds as a prep senior…  Also named a reserve in the Louisiana All-Star game… Helped lead his team the state 4-A title in his junior season... One of six prep teammates who went on to play Division I basketball …


Personal:  His father, Ledell, was a standout at the University of New Orleans, who went on to play seven seasons in the NBA, including six with the Washington Wizards/Bullets… Eackles is now an assistant coach with the Washington Mystics of the WNBA…Has one brother, Ledrick (17)…



Full Name:Ledell Terell Eackles
Major:Family/Consumer Sciences
Birthdate:August 20, 1985
Birthplace:Baton Rouge, La.
Parents:Antoinette V. Holden, Ledell Eackles
High School Coach:Kenny Almond
JC Coach:Dennis Simms
Points:17 vs. Gardner-Webb (1/25/06)
Rebounds:7 at Evansville (12/17/05)
Assists:11 vs. Florida Atlantic (1/17/06)
Field Goals:6 at Belmont (1/2/06)
FGA:14 vs. Belmont (2/18/06)
3FGM:3 (4 times) last at Mercer (2/25/06)
3FGA:11 vs. Belmont (2/18/06)
FTM:7 at Gardner-Webb (1/13/06)
FTA:8 at Gardner-Webb (1/13/06)
Steals:5 (twice) last vs. Gardner-Webb (1/25/06)
Minutes:34 vs. Jacksonville (1/30/06)

Eackles' Career Statistics