14  Chris Lutz
Chris Lutz
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bedford, N.H.

High School:
Brewster Academy

Last College:
Purdue

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Position:
G

Experience:
1L

2008-09 (Junior): Led team in made three-pointers (65) and three-point percentage (.374)...finished fourth in Conference USA in three-point percentage and was seventh in the league in made three-point field goals per game (2.32)...second on the team in scoring (10.7) and ended up 26th in C-USA in the category...starter in Marshall debut vs WVU Tech (11/16) and went onto post 14 points (3-for-5 from three-pt range) and a team high four assists...played just one out of three Glenn Wilkes Classic games (vs Morgan State) in Daytona due to hamstring injury...had seven assists and six steals to go along withsix points and five rebounds against Morgan State...and steals (6), adding 6 points and 5 rebounds..did not play against Old Dominion and East Tennesse State due to the hamstring injury...returned from injury to score 12 points off bench (3-4 3FG) in 20 minutes against Boston University (12/6) which is just 45 minutes from Lutz's Bedford, N.H., home...netted 10 points (0-1 3FG - first game without a trey since 2007 NCAA Tournament vs. Florida); part of bench quartet that ignited first half ending 16-1 run that sparked MU to 18-pt comeback win vs. UT-Arlington (12/13)...broke tie with go-ahead three-pointer at 1:13 mark of second half of win vs Ohio (12/17); scored 15 points with four three points (4-7)...scored eight points off bench (2-3 three-point FG) with three rebounds and two assists against Cumberlands (12/20)...attempted 11 FG (4-11) going 4-for-6 from three-point range for team-highs in points (14), rebounds (6) and assists (4) at Dayton (12/23)...scored 17 points (3-7 3FG) with career high six free throw (6-6) in team high 35 minutes against Tennessee State (12/28)...went 0-for-6 from three-point range (1-for-7 overall) for season low two points at San Diego (1/2)..went 0-for-5 in 26 minutes at Memphis (1/7); held scoreless for first time at Marshall and for just the seventh time in career (MU and Purdue went a combined 1-6 when Lutz does not score)...went 1-for-3 vs. East Carolina (1/10) with three assists but committed season worst six turnovers...was 1-for-9 from the field and 1-of-5 from three-point range in loss to West Virginia (1/14), but did contribute five rebounds...scored just two points in 18 minutes at Tulsa (1/17)...led MU with 12 points (four three-pointers) vs. SMU (1/21)...led The Thundering Herd with 20 points on 7-of-16 shooting, including 6-of-14 from 3-point range at UCF (1/25)...scored 14 points and was 4-of-10 from three-point range against Southern Miss (1/27)...scored three points in 14 minutes vs UAB (1/31)...charted five points in 23 minutes vs. Tulsa (2/4)...netted career-high 37 points in OT win over Tulane (2/7)...posted 34-of-37 points in second against the Green Wave...scored 23 points and dished out six assists against Rio Grande (2/10)...recorded team high 24 points on the road against UTEP (2/14)...limited to just five points on 1-of-10 shooting in the win over Houston (2/18)...scored 14 points in loss at Tulane (2/21)...scored 15 points and hit 3-of-5 three-pointers in the win at East Carolina (2/25)...scored seven points and grabbed three rebounds in win over UCF (2/28)...posted nine assists, 12 points, five rebs and three steals vs Rice (3/4)...held scoreless at UAB (3/7) (Marshall and Purdue are a combined 1-7 when Lutz is held scoreless)...Rice limited Lutz to three points (1-of-10 shooting, 1-of-9 from three-point range) in first round of Conference USA Tournament...Made two steals against the Owls.

2007-08: Sat out season in compliance with NCAA transfer rules.

2005-07 (Freshman and Sophomore, Purdue): Appeared in 62 games with 34 starts in two seasons at Purdue, averaging 25.8 minutes per game...named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team in 2005-06...averaged 9.2 ppg, the second-highest average among all Big Ten freshmen...set Purdue's freshman 3-point field goal record with 53...hit a trey in all but two of 28 games played as a freshman...scored in double figures in 14 games, including a career-high 20 points vs. New Orleans...led the Big Ten in 3-point field goal percentage in 2006-07, shooting at a 47.2 percent clip (58-for-123) from distance...second on team with 2.1 assists per game...recorded a season-high 16 points vs. Arizona in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...went 4-for-6 from 3-point range against the Wildcats off the bench in first postseason action of career...totaled 23 minutes vs. eventual national champion Florida in second round, scoring two points...sank a career-high five 3-pointers on two occasions over career at Purdue.

High School: Played one season at Brewster Academy Prep School in 2004-05 after high school career at Trinity...averaged 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game at Brewster...named an All-New England prep school selection...averaged 20.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists as a senior at Trinity...nominee for the 2003-04 McDonald's All-American Game...three-time first team All-State selection...Trinity's all-time leading scorer with more than 1,600 points...named team captain as a senior.

Personal: Son of Wayne and Luzviminda Lutz...born Feb. 11, 1985...has one brother, Tim...business management major...is a member of the Smart Gilas Pilipinas national team.