Men's Basketball

32 Darius Malbon
32 - Darius Malbon
Height: 6-4
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hickory, N.C.
Position: Guard
Previous School: Hickory HS
gp 29
pts/g 5.2
fg % 38.3
3pt % 40.0
ft % 84.2
reb/g 1.0
a/g 0.7

2016-17 Season (Senior) - In his final season with Lees-McRae, Malbon averaged 5.2 points in 29 games played...He scored a career-high 23 points on 5-of-7 shooting against King (Tenn.) on Feb. 15...Played a season-high 26 minutes at Barton on Feb. 21...Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against Pfeiffer on Jan. 6...Much like his junior season, Malbon was named to the conference's Presidential Honor Roll as well as the Academic All-Conference team for the fourth and second time, respectively. 

2015-16 Season (Junior) - As a junior, Malbon played in 30 of the team's 31 games as Lees-McRae set a new program record with 16 victories on the season...The Hickory, N.C. native 6.0 points and 1.4 rebounds playing exclusively off the bench for the Bobcats...Finished fourth on the team with a .450 field goal percentage...Scored a season-high 19 points at Mount Olive on Feb. 19...Led the team shooting 46.9 percent from beyond the arc...Also paced all Bobcat shooters shooting 84.4 percent from the free throw line...Aftrer the season, Malbon was named to the conference's Presidential Honor Roll as well as the Academic All-Conference team.

2014-15 Season (Sophomore) - During his sophomore season Malbon played in all 28 games for Lees-McRae...He averaged 15.9 minutes, 6.2 points and 1.5 rebounds per game...Started 13 games with his first collegiate start coming Nov. 14 at Lincoln Memorial...Scored a season-high 15 points at North Greenville on Jan. 13...Finished second on the team with 23 three-pointers made...After his sophomore season, Malbon was named to the league's Presidential Honor Roll for the second straight season. 

2013-14 Season (Freshman) - In his first season as a Bobcat, Malbon appeared in 26 of the team's 27 games...He made his collegiate debut at Catawba on Nov. 9...Scored a season-high 11 points against Pfeiffer on Jan. 11...Shot a team-best 86.7 percent from the free throw line...Played a season-high 22 minutes against Francis Marion on Nov. 22 and at Belmont Abbey on Jan. 4...After the season was named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll. 

Recent Games
Feb 11 Barton W, 91-85
Feb 15 King (Tenn.) L, 98-97
Feb 18 at North Greenville L, 81-77
Feb 21 at Barton L, 85-83
Feb 24 at King (Tenn.) L, 88-81
Feb 28 at No. 2 Limestone L, 68-56
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 20
Games started 11 10
Minutes 372 273
Minutes per game 12.8 13.7
FG 46-120 33-82
FG Pct 38.3 40.2
3PT 28-70 18-46
3PT Pct 40.0 39.1
FT 32-38 29-32
FT Pct 84.2 90.6
Off rebounds 3 2
Def rebounds 25 21
Total rebounds 28 23
Rebounds per game 1.0 1.1
Personal fouls 47 32
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 21 18
Turnovers 25 15
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 1.2
Steals 15 9
Blocks 1 1
Points 152 113
Points per game 5.2 5.7
Points per 40 min 16.3 16.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 3 at Ga. Southern L, 106-51 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Tusculum L, 85-81 - 15 1-5 20.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Nov 12 vs. No. 2 Lincoln Memorial L, 94-66 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 15 at Winston-Salem L, 83-79 - 7 2-7 28.6 2-5 40.0 2-2 100.0 8
Nov 18 at Queens (N.C.) L, 84-69 - 13 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 19 at USC Aiken L, 79-60 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 22 Johnson C. Smith W, 70-66 - 12 2-8 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Nov 29 at Emmanuel (Ga.) L, 74-73 - 8 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 1 at East Tenn. St. L, 85-80 1 5 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 3 Mount Olive W, 76-65 - 13 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 5 Virginia St. L, 97-72 - 13 2-5 40.0 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 7
Dec 10 at Limestone L, 94-77 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 11 at Southern Ind. L, 98-83 1 18 5-7 71.4 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 13
Jan 3 at Southern Wesleyan W, 93-64 1 22 3-6 50.0 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 9
Jan 6 Pfeiffer L, 124-108 1 20 4-7 57.1 3-5 60.0 6-7 85.7 17
Jan 9 Belmont Abbey L, 74-71 1 7 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 11 at Mount Olive W, 73-70 1 22 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 17 No. 23 Limestone L, 75-73 1 12 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 21 at Erskine L, 79-66 - 11 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 24 North Greenville W, 85-77 - 13 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 27 at Belmont Abbey L, 78-73 - 11 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 28 at Pfeiffer L, 134-92 - 16 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 1 Erskine W, 81-66 - 12 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Feb 4 Southern Wesleyan W, 82-73 - 8 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 7 Emmanuel (Ga.) L, 79-65 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 11 Barton W, 91-85 1 15 3-5 60.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Feb 15 King (Tenn.) L, 98-97 1 22 5-7 71.4 5-7 71.4 8-8 100.0 23
Feb 18 at North Greenville L, 81-77 1 17 3-6 50.0 1-3 33.3 5-5 100.0 12
Feb 21 at Barton L, 85-83 1 26 5-10 50.0 2-3 66.7 4-4 100.0 16
Feb 24 at King (Tenn.) L, 88-81 1 12 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 28 at No. 2 Limestone L, 68-56 - 12 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 3 at Ga. Southern L, 106-51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Tusculum L, 85-81 - 15 0 0 0 1 3 0.3 2 0 3 0
Nov 12 vs. No. 2 Lincoln Memorial L, 94-66 - 6 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 15 at Winston-Salem L, 83-79 - 7 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 18 at Queens (N.C.) L, 84-69 - 13 0 2 2 0 2 0.0 2 0 1 -
Nov 19 at USC Aiken L, 79-60 - 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 22 Johnson C. Smith W, 70-66 - 12 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 29 at Emmanuel (Ga.) L, 74-73 - 8 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 1 at East Tenn. St. L, 85-80 1 5 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 3 Mount Olive W, 76-65 - 13 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
Dec 5 Virginia St. L, 97-72 - 13 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Dec 10 at Limestone L, 94-77 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 11 at Southern Ind. L, 98-83 1 18 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 3 at Southern Wesleyan W, 93-64 1 22 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 6 Pfeiffer L, 124-108 1 20 1 6 7 1 5 0.2 3 0 3 0
Jan 9 Belmont Abbey L, 74-71 1 7 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 11 at Mount Olive W, 73-70 1 22 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 17 No. 23 Limestone L, 75-73 1 12 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Jan 21 at Erskine L, 79-66 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 24 North Greenville W, 85-77 - 13 0 0 0 3 0 - 1 0 1 -
Jan 27 at Belmont Abbey L, 78-73 - 11 0 1 1 4 0 - 1 0 3 0
Jan 28 at Pfeiffer L, 134-92 - 16 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 1 Erskine W, 81-66 - 12 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 4 Southern Wesleyan W, 82-73 - 8 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 7 Emmanuel (Ga.) L, 79-65 - 4 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 11 Barton W, 91-85 1 15 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 1 -
Feb 15 King (Tenn.) L, 98-97 1 22 0 1 1 2 0 - 1 1 2 -
Feb 18 at North Greenville L, 81-77 1 17 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 21 at Barton L, 85-83 1 26 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 24 at King (Tenn.) L, 88-81 1 12 0 1 1 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 -
Feb 28 at No. 2 Limestone L, 68-56 - 12 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 26 - 13.2 1.2-3.0 39.2 0.5-1.4 35.1 1.5-1.7 86.7 4.4
2014-15 28 13 15.9 2.1-4.9 43.8 0.8-2.1 39.7 1.1-1.2 88.6 6.2
2015-16 30 - 12.5 2.0-4.4 45.0 0.8-1.6 46.9 1.3-1.5 84.4 6.0
2016-17 29 11 12.8 1.6-4.1 38.3 1.0-2.4 40.0 1.1-1.3 84.2 5.2
Total 113 24 13.6 1.7-4.1 42.0 0.8-1.9 40.7 1.2-1.4 85.9 5.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 26 - 344 31-79 39.2 13-37 35.1 39-45 86.7 114
2014-15 28 13 444 60-137 43.8 23-58 39.7 31-35 88.6 174
2015-16 30 - 376 59-131 45.0 23-49 46.9 38-45 84.4 179
2016-17 29 11 372 46-120 38.3 28-70 40.0 32-38 84.2 152
Total 113 24 1536 196-467 42.0 87-214 40.7 140-163 85.9 619
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 26 - 13.2 3.6-9.2 39.2 1.5-4.3 35.1 4.5-5.2 86.7 13.3
2014-15 28 13 15.9 5.4-12.3 43.8 2.1-5.2 39.7 2.8-3.2 88.6 15.7
2015-16 30 - 12.5 6.3-13.9 45.0 2.4-5.2 46.9 4.0-4.8 84.4 19.0
2016-17 29 11 12.8 4.9-12.9 38.3 3.0-7.5 40.0 3.4-4.1 84.2 16.3
Total 113 24 13.6 5.1-12.2 42.0 2.3-5.6 40.7 3.6-4.2 85.9 16.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 26 - 13.2 0.4 0.8 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.1
2014-15 28 13 15.9 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.9 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.1
2015-16 30 - 12.5 0.3 1.1 1.4 2.0 0.0 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.1
2016-17 29 11 12.8 0.1 0.9 1.0 1.6 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.0
Total 113 24 13.6 0.3 0.9 1.3 1.7 0.0 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 26 - 344 11 20 31 32 0 13 20 0.7 8 2
2014-15 28 13 444 15 28 43 52 0 17 19 0.9 16 4
2015-16 30 - 376 9 32 41 59 0 21 23 0.9 23 3
2016-17 29 11 372 3 25 28 47 0 21 25 0.8 15 1
Total 113 24 1536 38 105 143 190 0 72 87 0.8 62 10
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 26 - 13.2 1.3 2.3 3.6 3.7 0.0 1.5 2.3 0.7 0.9 0.2
2014-15 28 13 15.9 1.4 2.5 3.9 4.7 0.0 1.5 1.7 0.9 1.4 0.4
2015-16 30 - 12.5 1.0 3.4 4.4 6.3 0.0 2.2 2.4 0.9 2.4 0.3
2016-17 29 11 12.8 0.3 2.7 3.0 5.1 0.0 2.3 2.7 0.8 1.6 0.1
Total 113 24 13.6 1.0 2.7 3.7 4.9 0.0 1.9 2.3 0.8 1.6 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 11 12.8 1.6-4.1 38.3 1.0-2.4 40.0 1.1-1.3 84.2 5.2
Conference 20 10 13.7 1.6-4.1 40.2 0.9-2.3 39.1 1.4-1.6 90.6 5.7
Exhibition 1 1 5.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Home 12 5 12.6 1.7-4.5 37.0 1.2-2.8 41.2 1.5-1.8 85.7 6.0
Away 16 6 13.4 1.6-4.1 40.0 0.9-2.2 40.0 0.9-1.1 82.4 5.0
Neutral 1 - 6.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Wins 8 3 14.6 1.8-4.9 35.9 0.9-2.5 35.0 0.5-0.8 66.7 4.9
Losses 21 8 12.1 1.5-3.9 39.5 1.0-2.4 42.0 1.3-1.5 87.5 5.4
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November 7 - 9.1 1.0-3.7 26.9 0.7-2.0 35.7 0.6-0.6 100.0 3.3
December 4 1 11.5 2.0-4.0 50.0 1.2-2.8 45.5 0.2-0.5 50.0 5.5
January 9 5 14.9 1.6-4.3 35.9 0.8-2.3 33.3 0.9-1.2 72.7 4.8
February 9 5 14.2 1.9-4.3 43.6 1.2-2.7 45.8 2.1-2.3 90.5 7.1
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 11 372 46-120 38.3 28-70 40.0 32-38 84.2 152
Conference 20 10 273 33-82 40.2 18-46 39.1 29-32 90.6 113
Exhibition 1 1 5 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 5 151 20-54 37.0 14-34 41.2 18-21 85.7 72
Away 16 6 215 26-65 40.0 14-35 40.0 14-17 82.4 80
Neutral 1 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
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Wins 8 3 117 14-39 35.9 7-20 35.0 4-6 66.7 39
Losses 21 8 255 32-81 39.5 21-50 42.0 28-32 87.5 113
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November 7 - 64 7-26 26.9 5-14 35.7 4-4 100.0 23
December 4 1 46 8-16 50.0 5-11 45.5 1-2 50.0 22
January 9 5 134 14-39 35.9 7-21 33.3 8-11 72.7 43
February 9 5 128 17-39 43.6 11-24 45.8 19-21 90.5 64
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 11 12.8 4.9-12.9 38.3 3.0-7.5 40.0 3.4-4.1 84.2 16.3
Conference 20 10 13.7 4.8-12.0 40.2 2.6-6.7 39.1 4.2-4.7 90.6 16.6
Exhibition 1 1 5.0 0.0-16.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Home 12 5 12.6 5.3-14.3 37.0 3.7-9.0 41.2 4.8-5.6 85.7 19.1
Away 16 6 13.4 4.8-12.1 40.0 2.6-6.5 40.0 2.6-3.2 82.4 14.9
Neutral 1 - 6.0 0.0-6.7 0.0 0.0-6.7 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
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Wins 8 3 14.6 4.8-13.3 35.9 2.4-6.8 35.0 1.4-2.1 66.7 13.3
Losses 21 8 12.1 5.0-12.7 39.5 3.3-7.8 42.0 4.4-5.0 87.5 17.7
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November 7 - 9.1 4.4-16.2 26.9 3.1-8.8 35.7 2.5-2.5 100.0 14.4
December 4 1 11.5 7.0-13.9 50.0 4.3-9.6 45.5 0.9-1.7 50.0 19.1
January 9 5 14.9 4.2-11.6 35.9 2.1-6.3 33.3 2.4-3.3 72.7 12.8
February 9 5 14.2 5.3-12.2 43.6 3.4-7.5 45.8 5.9-6.6 90.5 20.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 11 12.8 0.1 0.9 1.0 1.6 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.0
Conference 20 10 13.7 0.1 1.1 1.1 1.6 0.0 0.9 0.8 1.2 0.5 0.1
Exhibition 1 1 5.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 5 12.6 0.2 1.2 1.3 1.5 0.0 0.9 0.8 1.2 0.6 0.1
Away 16 6 13.4 0.1 0.7 0.8 1.8 0.0 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.5 0.0
Neutral 1 - 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Wins 8 3 14.6 0.1 0.8 0.9 1.1 0.0 1.0 0.4 2.7 0.4 0.0
Losses 21 8 12.1 0.1 0.9 1.0 1.8 0.0 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.6 0.0
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November 7 - 9.1 0.1 0.6 0.7 1.4 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.2 0.6 0.0
December 4 1 11.5 0.0 0.5 0.5 2.0 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.0
January 9 5 14.9 0.1 1.2 1.3 1.9 0.0 1.2 0.7 1.8 0.6 0.0
February 9 5 14.2 0.1 0.9 1.0 1.3 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.6 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 11 372 3 25 28 47 0 21 25 0.8 15 1
Conference 20 10 273 2 21 23 32 0 18 15 1.2 9 1
Exhibition 1 1 5 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 - 0 0
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Home 12 5 151 2 14 16 18 0 11 9 1.2 7 1
Away 16 6 215 1 11 12 28 0 9 16 0.6 8 0
Neutral 1 - 6 0 0 0 1 - 1 0 - 0 0
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Wins 8 3 117 1 6 7 9 0 8 3 2.7 3 0
Losses 21 8 255 2 19 21 38 0 13 22 0.6 12 1
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November 7 - 64 1 4 5 10 0 2 9 0.2 4 0
December 4 1 46 0 2 2 8 0 1 2 0.5 1 0
January 9 5 134 1 11 12 17 0 11 6 1.8 5 0
February 9 5 128 1 8 9 12 0 7 8 0.9 5 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 11 12.8 0.3 2.7 3.0 5.1 0.0 2.3 2.7 0.8 1.6 0.1
Conference 20 10 13.7 0.3 3.1 3.4 4.7 0.0 2.6 2.2 1.2 1.3 0.1
Exhibition 1 1 5.0 8.0 0.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 12 5 12.6 0.5 3.7 4.2 4.8 0.0 2.9 2.4 1.2 1.9 0.3
Away 16 6 13.4 0.2 2.0 2.2 5.2 0.0 1.7 3.0 0.6 1.5 0.0
Neutral 1 - 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.7 0.0 6.7 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Wins 8 3 14.6 0.3 2.1 2.4 3.1 0.0 2.7 1.0 2.7 1.0 0.0
Losses 21 8 12.1 0.3 3.0 3.3 6.0 0.0 2.0 3.5 0.6 1.9 0.2
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November 7 - 9.1 0.6 2.5 3.1 6.3 0.0 1.3 5.6 0.2 2.5 0.0
December 4 1 11.5 0.0 1.7 1.7 7.0 0.0 0.9 1.7 0.5 0.9 0.0
January 9 5 14.9 0.3 3.3 3.6 5.1 0.0 3.3 1.8 1.8 1.5 0.0
February 9 5 14.2 0.3 2.5 2.8 3.8 0.0 2.2 2.5 0.9 1.6 0.3