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L. J. Figueroa

College basketball player St. John's ; Oregon


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From Wikipedia

Lionel Jr. "L. J." Figueroa Mercado is an American-Dominican basketball player. He played college basketball for the Odessa Wranglers, the St. John's Red Storm, and the Oregon Ducks.High school career As a freshman, Figueroa played basketball for Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School in Lawrence, Massachusetts. For his sophomore season, he transferred to Lawrence High School in Lawrence to seek better competition but was relegated to junior varsity. He then transferred to Oldsmar Christian School in Oldsmar, Florida, where he repeated his sophomore year and grew four inches . Figueroa was drawn there by coach Alex Arias. For his senior season, he moved to West Oaks Academy in Orlando, Florida. Figueroa was a four-star recruit and committed to play college basketball for New Mexico State over offers from Florida, Miami and Louisville, among others.

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University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon, USA

St. John's University

University in New York City, New York, United States