33 Arkel Lamar
33 Arkel Lamar
Height: 6-5
Weight: 235
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bridgeport, Conn.
High School: St. Thomas More
Position: F
gp 18
pts/g 9.6
fg % 39.4
3pt % 32.9
ft % 57.1
reb/g 4.4
a/g 1.2

Accolades: Selected to the 2016-17 America East All-Rookie Team… Named the team’s Most Improved Player in his initial campaign.  

 

Record Book Material: His 2016-16 total of 14 blocked shots ranked fifth amongst UMBC’s all-time freshmen... His 195 rebounds in 2017-18 was the fifth most by a Retriever sophomore and the 66 treys converted is now third-most on that list.

 

2017-18: Set career marks for rebounds (12) and minutes played (38) and posted his first career double-double (23/12) in opener at SMU ... Scored 20 of career high 24 points in the second half at Colgate and recorded career high 10 field goals... Posted second double-double (12/12) vs. Shenadoah and third vs. Coppin State (14/career-high 13 caroms)... Scored in double figures in first 12 games... Produced his fourth double-double with 20 points and 10 caroms vs. UNH on Jan. 3... Hit all four attempts from behind the arc... Tied season high with 5 threes (of 9) at Vermont... Suffered a head injury in a minor car accident on Jan. 13 and did not dress vs. Hartford on Jan. 15... Suffered leg injury in practice on Jan. 22 and did not dress vs. Binghamton or Maine... Returned to play at Stony Brook and recorded 11 points in 17 minutes off the bench... Finished second in America East in 3-pt. percentage (42.8), seventh in rebounding (team high 5.9 per game) and tied for eighth in treys per game (2.0). Averaged 8.7 ppg and 6.0 rpg in the league championships and hit 5-of-10 from long range…Recorded his fifth double-double of the year and led all players with 10 rebounds (12 points) in NCAA Tournament victory over Virginia… Led the Retrievers with 17 blocked shots.

 

2016-17: Scored 11 points and added four caroms in his colleigiate debut vs. Hood... Led the Retrievers with eight caroms at The Shore on Nov. 13... Posted season highs in points (15) in win over Kennesaw and tied season best with eight rebounds... NAMED AMERICA EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (Nov. 21)... Scored in double figures for third time and added seven caroms and season-best three rejections and two treys to 10-point effort at Va. Tech on Dec. 30... Averaged 5.3 rebounds per game from Dec. 10-Jan. 5… Tabbed to start his first collegiate game at Vermont on Jan. 13... Played huge role in win over UNH on Jan. 28, hitting season-best four treys and finishing with 14 points in 22 minutes... Scored all 10 points.in second half in Feb. 22 win over Stony Brook and recorded all 11 points after halftime in the regular season finale at UNH on Feb. 25...Sparked UMBC rally in second half in AE Playoff setback at UNH, scoring 9 pts. and knotting a season-high with four steals… Averaged 6.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in four CIT games, including 10 points in games vs. Fairfield and TAMCC.

 

Background: Competed for St. Thomas (Conn.) More for the last two seasons… His Chancellors’ team fell to Brewster Academy in the national championship game… Previously competed at St. Thomas High School in his native Bridgeport… Once recorded 38 points, 16 rebounds, eight assists and six treys in a playoff-clinching game versus Trinity Catholic (2015)… Outstanding athlete who also lettered in football and track & field… Earned high academic honors during his final two years of high school… Considering a major in political science… Lists favorite movie as Space Jam… Enjoys performing community service.    

Recent Games
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 98-48
Jan 5 Maine W, 61-52
Jan 9 at Hartford L, 66-64
Jan 12 at UMass Lowell L, 74-63
Jan 16 Binghamton W, 68-49
Jan 19 UAlbany W, 65-64
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 5
Games started 8 2
Minutes 530 151
Minutes per game 29.4 30.2
FG 65-165 21-53
FG Pct 39.4 39.6
3PT 26-79 9-22
3PT Pct 32.9 40.9
FT 16-28 4-6
FT Pct 57.1 66.7
Off rebounds 13 3
Def rebounds 67 16
Total rebounds 80 19
Rebounds per game 4.4 3.8
Personal fouls 34 9
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 22 1
Turnovers 21 6
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 0.2
Steals 28 7
Blocks 4 0
Points 172 55
Points per game 9.6 11.0
Points per 40 min 13.0 14.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 at Marquette L, 67-42 1 34 5-14 35.7 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 11
Nov 10 Shenandoah W, 93-45 - 20 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Nov 12 Manhattan W, 75-52 1 28 5-7 71.4 3-4 75.0 2-2 100.0 15
Nov 16 vs. Air Force W, 77-72 1 45 4-11 36.4 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 10
Nov 17 vs. High Point W, 68-59 - 32 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 10
Nov 19 vs. South Dakota L, 58-52 1 36 5-10 50.0 1-4 25.0 2-4 50.0 13
Nov 24 American L, 73-69 1 36 4-8 50.0 3-4 75.0 1-3 33.3 12
Nov 30 at Northern Ky. L, 78-60 1 30 1-9 11.1 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 3 at Coppin State W, 71-60 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 at Drexel W, 91-76 - 25 5-10 50.0 1-4 25.0 4-5 80.0 15
Dec 11 Towson L, 80-76 - 39 5-13 38.5 4-10 40.0 1-3 33.3 15
Dec 16 FGCU L, 76-53 - 19 1-7 14.3 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 3
Dec 21 Hood W, 86-65 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 at Penn St. L, 74-52 - 15 1-6 16.7 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 98-48 - 20 2-5 40.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 5 Maine W, 61-52 - 26 3-10 30.0 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 9 at Hartford L, 66-64 - 32 7-12 58.3 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 18
Jan 12 at UMass Lowell L, 74-63 - 27 4-8 50.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 10
Jan 16 Binghamton W, 68-49 1 29 4-9 44.4 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 12
Jan 19 UAlbany W, 65-64 1 37 3-14 21.4 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 23 at Vermont   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 Hartford   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Maine   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Binghamton   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Vermont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at UAlbany   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 at Marquette L, 67-42 1 34 0 6 6 1 2 0.5 0 1 1 0
Nov 10 Shenandoah W, 93-45 - 20 0 4 4 2 3 0.7 2 0 3 -
Nov 12 Manhattan W, 75-52 1 28 1 2 3 1 0 - 5 0 1 0
Nov 16 vs. Air Force W, 77-72 1 45 2 9 11 3 3 1.0 3 0 3 0
Nov 17 vs. High Point W, 68-59 - 32 0 5 5 1 0 - 1 0 1 0
Nov 19 vs. South Dakota L, 58-52 1 36 2 4 6 0 3 0.0 3 0 1 0
Nov 24 American L, 73-69 1 36 1 4 5 3 1 3.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 30 at Northern Ky. L, 78-60 1 30 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 2 1 3 -
Dec 3 at Coppin State W, 71-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 at Drexel W, 91-76 - 25 2 2 4 1 0 - 1 1 0 0
Dec 11 Towson L, 80-76 - 39 0 6 6 2 0 - 1 0 4 0
Dec 16 FGCU L, 76-53 - 19 0 1 1 1 0 - 1 0 1 0
Dec 21 Hood W, 86-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 at Penn St. L, 74-52 - 15 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 98-48 - 20 0 5 5 5 2 2.5 1 1 1 0
Jan 5 Maine W, 61-52 - 26 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 2 0 0 -
Jan 9 at Hartford L, 66-64 - 32 1 4 5 0 0 - 1 0 3 -
Jan 12 at UMass Lowell L, 74-63 - 27 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 16 Binghamton W, 68-49 1 29 1 5 6 1 1 1.0 3 0 2 -
Jan 19 UAlbany W, 65-64 1 37 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 0
Jan 23 at Vermont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 Hartford   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Maine   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Binghamton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 UMass Lowell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Vermont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at UAlbany   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 New Hampshire   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 32 1 15.6 1.8-4.4 39.4 0.6-2.0 28.6 0.8-1.1 66.7 4.8
2017-18 33 30 27.3 3.5-8.8 39.7 2.0-4.7 42.6 1.3-2.4 54.4 10.3
2018-19 18 8 29.4 3.6-9.2 39.4 1.4-4.4 32.9 0.9-1.6 57.1 9.6
Total 83 39 23.3 2.9-7.2 39.6 1.3-3.6 37.0 1.0-1.7 58.0 8.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 32 1 499 56-142 39.4 18-63 28.6 24-36 66.7 154
2017-18 33 30 901 116-292 39.7 66-155 42.6 43-79 54.4 341
2018-19 18 8 530 65-165 39.4 26-79 32.9 16-28 57.1 172
Total 83 39 1930 237-599 39.6 110-297 37.0 83-143 58.0 667
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 32 1 15.6 4.5-11.4 39.4 1.4-5.1 28.6 1.9-2.9 66.7 12.3
2017-18 33 30 27.3 5.1-13.0 39.7 2.9-6.9 42.6 1.9-3.5 54.4 15.1
2018-19 18 8 29.4 4.9-12.5 39.4 2.0-6.0 32.9 1.2-2.1 57.1 13.0
Total 83 39 23.3 4.9-12.4 39.6 2.3-6.2 37.0 1.7-3.0 58.0 13.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 32 1 15.6 1.0 2.8 3.7 2.2 0.1 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.4
2017-18 33 30 27.3 1.2 4.8 5.9 2.4 0.1 1.1 1.2 0.9 1.2 0.5
2018-19 18 8 29.4 0.7 3.7 4.4 1.9 0.0 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.6 0.2
Total 83 39 23.3 1.0 3.8 4.7 2.2 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.9 1.1 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 32 1 499 31 88 119 70 3 18 25 0.7 25 14
2017-18 33 30 901 38 157 195 80 3 37 39 0.9 38 17
2018-19 18 8 530 13 67 80 34 0 22 21 1.0 28 4
Total 83 39 1930 82 312 394 184 6 77 85 0.9 91 35
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 32 1 15.6 2.5 7.1 9.5 5.6 0.2 1.4 2.0 0.7 2.0 1.1
2017-18 33 30 27.3 1.7 7.0 8.7 3.6 0.1 1.6 1.7 0.9 1.7 0.8
2018-19 18 8 29.4 1.0 5.1 6.0 2.6 0.0 1.7 1.6 1.0 2.1 0.3
Total 83 39 23.3 1.7 6.5 8.2 3.8 0.1 1.6 1.8 0.9 1.9 0.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 18 8 29.4 3.6-9.2 39.4 1.4-4.4 32.9 0.9-1.6 57.1 9.6
Conference 5 2 30.2 4.2-10.6 39.6 1.8-4.4 40.9 0.8-1.2 66.7 11.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 4 28.2 3.2-8.7 37.2 2.0-5.1 39.1 0.6-1.1 50.0 9.0
Away 6 2 27.2 3.8-9.8 39.0 0.8-3.7 22.7 1.2-1.5 77.8 9.7
Neutral 3 2 37.7 4.3-9.3 46.4 1.0-3.7 27.3 1.3-3.0 44.4 11.0
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Wins 9 4 29.1 3.6-8.7 41.0 1.4-4.1 35.1 1.0-1.6 64.3 9.6
Losses 9 4 29.8 3.7-9.7 37.9 1.4-4.7 31.0 0.8-1.6 50.0 9.6
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November 8 6 32.6 3.8-8.9 42.3 1.4-3.9 35.5 0.9-1.8 50.0 9.8
December 5 - 23.6 2.8-8.2 34.1 1.2-5.2 23.1 1.0-1.6 62.5 7.8
January 5 2 30.2 4.2-10.6 39.6 1.8-4.4 40.9 0.8-1.2 66.7 11.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 18 8 530 65-165 39.4 26-79 32.9 16-28 57.1 172
Conference 5 2 151 21-53 39.6 9-22 40.9 4-6 66.7 55
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 9 4 254 29-78 37.2 18-46 39.1 5-10 50.0 81
Away 6 2 163 23-59 39.0 5-22 22.7 7-9 77.8 58
Neutral 3 2 113 13-28 46.4 3-11 27.3 4-9 44.4 33
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Wins 9 4 262 32-78 41.0 13-37 35.1 9-14 64.3 86
Losses 9 4 268 33-87 37.9 13-42 31.0 7-14 50.0 86
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November 8 6 261 30-71 42.3 11-31 35.5 7-14 50.0 78
December 5 - 118 14-41 34.1 6-26 23.1 5-8 62.5 39
January 5 2 151 21-53 39.6 9-22 40.9 4-6 66.7 55
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 18 8 29.4 4.9-12.5 39.4 2.0-6.0 32.9 1.2-2.1 57.1 13.0
Conference 5 2 30.2 5.6-14.0 39.6 2.4-5.8 40.9 1.1-1.6 66.7 14.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 4 28.2 4.6-12.3 37.2 2.8-7.2 39.1 0.8-1.6 50.0 12.8
Away 6 2 27.2 5.6-14.5 39.0 1.2-5.4 22.7 1.7-2.2 77.8 14.2
Neutral 3 2 37.7 4.6-9.9 46.4 1.1-3.9 27.3 1.4-3.2 44.4 11.7
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Wins 9 4 29.1 4.9-11.9 41.0 2.0-5.6 35.1 1.4-2.1 64.3 13.1
Losses 9 4 29.8 4.9-13.0 37.9 1.9-6.3 31.0 1.0-2.1 50.0 12.8
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November 8 6 32.6 4.6-10.9 42.3 1.7-4.8 35.5 1.1-2.1 50.0 12.0
December 5 - 23.6 4.7-13.9 34.1 2.0-8.8 23.1 1.7-2.7 62.5 13.2
January 5 2 30.2 5.6-14.0 39.6 2.4-5.8 40.9 1.1-1.6 66.7 14.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 18 8 29.4 0.7 3.7 4.4 1.9 0.0 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.6 0.2
Conference 5 2 30.2 0.6 3.2 3.8 1.8 0.0 0.2 1.2 0.2 1.4 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 4 28.2 0.4 3.7 4.1 1.8 0.0 1.7 1.2 1.4 1.9 0.1
Away 6 2 27.2 0.8 2.7 3.5 2.2 0.0 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.5
Neutral 3 2 37.7 1.3 6.0 7.3 1.7 0.0 1.3 2.0 0.7 2.3 0.0
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Wins 9 4 29.1 0.8 4.2 5.0 1.4 0.0 1.6 1.4 1.1 2.1 0.2
Losses 9 4 29.8 0.7 3.2 3.9 2.3 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 0.2
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November 8 6 32.6 1.0 4.5 5.5 1.9 0.0 1.5 1.6 0.9 2.1 0.3
December 5 - 23.6 0.4 3.0 3.4 2.0 0.0 1.8 0.4 4.5 0.8 0.4
January 5 2 30.2 0.6 3.2 3.8 1.8 0.0 0.2 1.2 0.2 1.4 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 18 8 530 13 67 80 34 0 22 21 1.0 28 4
Conference 5 2 151 3 16 19 9 0 1 6 0.2 7 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 4 254 4 33 37 16 0 15 11 1.4 17 1
Away 6 2 163 5 16 21 13 0 3 4 0.8 4 3
Neutral 3 2 113 4 18 22 5 0 4 6 0.7 7 0
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Wins 9 4 262 7 38 45 13 0 14 13 1.1 19 2
Losses 9 4 268 6 29 35 21 0 8 8 1.0 9 2
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November 8 6 261 8 36 44 15 0 12 13 0.9 17 2
December 5 - 118 2 15 17 10 0 9 2 4.5 4 2
January 5 2 151 3 16 19 9 0 1 6 0.2 7 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 18 8 29.4 1.0 5.1 6.0 2.6 0.0 1.7 1.6 1.0 2.1 0.3
Conference 5 2 30.2 0.8 4.2 5.0 2.4 0.0 0.3 1.6 0.2 1.9 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 4 28.2 0.6 5.2 5.8 2.5 0.0 2.4 1.7 1.4 2.7 0.2
Away 6 2 27.2 1.2 3.9 5.2 3.2 0.0 0.7 1.0 0.8 1.0 0.7
Neutral 3 2 37.7 1.4 6.4 7.8 1.8 0.0 1.4 2.1 0.7 2.5 0.0
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Wins 9 4 29.1 1.1 5.8 6.9 2.0 0.0 2.1 2.0 1.1 2.9 0.3
Losses 9 4 29.8 0.9 4.3 5.2 3.1 0.0 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.3 0.3
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November 8 6 32.6 1.2 5.5 6.7 2.3 0.0 1.8 2.0 0.9 2.6 0.3
December 5 - 23.6 0.7 5.1 5.8 3.4 0.0 3.1 0.7 4.5 1.4 0.7
January 5 2 30.2 0.8 4.2 5.0 2.4 0.0 0.3 1.6 0.2 1.9 0.0