Michael Loyd, Jr. Athlete Profile

#10 Michael Loyd, Jr.

Michael Loyd, Jr.
Position: Guard Height: 6-1 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 2007-2010 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Last School: Palo Verde High School

Personal

Parents are Michael and Pamela Loyd ... has two brothers ... father played at UNLV from 1978-81 ... brother Kevin plays basketball at Grambling State ... enjoys ping-pong, bowling and pool ... favorite actor is Denzel Washington ... sports hero is Kobe Bryant ... attended BYU summer camps since junior high school ... also recruited by Santa Clara, Northern Iowa, Northern Arizona and Idaho.

Before BYU

PALO VERDE HIGH SCHOOL: Led Palo Verde High School to a share of the Sunset Northwest League title and a 21-5 overall record as a senior ... earned Sunset Northwest First Team and All-Sunset Region Second Team accolades ... averaged 16.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.4 steals while helping the Panthers advance to the Sunset Regional semifinals ... led the Sunset Northwest League in steals and assists, ranked second in scoring and three-pointers made, finished third in blocks and was fifth in rebounds ... ranked in the top 10 in steals, top 20 in scoring and top 25 in assists among all players in Nevada ... played for the Las Vegas Prospects AAU team under head coach Anthony Brown.

Summary

A 6-foot-1 sophomore out of Las Vegas, Nev., Michael Loyd is an athletic player who can contribute at either guard position. He appeared in all but three games as a true freshman in 2007-08, mostly playing back-up point guard, while averaging 8.8 minutes, 2.2 points, 1.2 assists and 0.9 rebounds per game. Loyd redshirted in 2008-09. In addition to his shooting touch, he is also known as a defensive stopper who excels in the open court as he ranked in the top 10 in steals, top 20 in scoring and top 25 in assists among all players in Nevada his senior year of high school.

Stats

CAREER HIGHS
POINTS: 26 vs. Florida (2010)
FG MADE: 9 vs. New Mexico (2010)
FG ATT: 14 at Utah (2010)
FG%: 1.000 (4-4) vs. Bradley (2009)
3FG MADE: 3 vs. ENM (2009), vs.Florida (2010)
3FG ATT: 6 vs. ENM [2009]
3FG%: 1.000 (2-2) vs. Bradley (2009), vs. Southern (2009)
FT MADE: 9 vs. Florida (2010)
FT ATT: 10 vs. Florida (2010)
FT %: .900 (9-10) vs. Florida (2010)
REB: 6 at Utah (2010)
ASSISTS: 4 vs. Wagner (2009), vs. Eastern Washington [2009]
BLOCKS: 1, five times
STEALS: 4 at Utah (2010), 4 vs. Florida (2010)
MINUTES: 35 vs. Florida (2010)
LOYD, JR. YEAR-BY-YEAR BYU STATS
Year GP-GS Min--Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct
2007-08 32-0 282--8.8 23-53 .434 8-21 .381 10-15 .667
2009-10 36-2 506--14.1 65-123 .528 19-45 .422 35-52 .673
Total 68-2 788--11.6 88-176 .500 27-66 .409 45-67 .672
Year Off-Def-Tot--Avg PF-FO A--Avg TO Blk Stl Pts--Avg
2007-08 5-23-28--0.9 17-0 37--1.2 33 2 9 64--2.0
2009-10 2-42-44--1.2 29-0 39--1.1 39 3 24 184--5.1
Total 7-65-72--1.1 46-0 76--1.1 72 5 33 248--3.6



2007-2008 | Freshman Year

Appeared in all but three games as a true freshman, averaging 8.8 minutes, 2.2 points, 1.2 assists and 0.9 rebounds per game ... played double-digit minutes in 13 game this year ... season highs of 15 points, four rebounds, three assists and 20 minutes ... played 5 minutes at UNLV in the MWC Tournament Championship game ... made both his shots to score 5 points in 8 minutes against Colorado State in the MWC Tournament quarterfinals ... tied career highs in rebounds (4), assists (3) and steals (2) while providing hustle play in 17 minutes at TCU ... tallied 2 points, 1 assist and 1 steal in 11 minutes against Wyoming ... tied his career high with 3 assists while draining a personal best 2 three-pointers to score 6 points in 11 minutes against Air Force ... made both of his shots from the field to score 4 points at SDSU while adding 2 assists and 2 rebounds in 12 minutes ... played three minutes vs. Utah ... recorded 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 rebound in 8 minutes against UNLV ... recorded 2 points, 1 rebound and 1 assist in 11 minutes against TCU ... posted 1 assist in 8 minutes at Wyoming ... tallied 1 rebound and 1 assist in 6 minutes at Air Force ... recorded 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 point in 14 minutes against New Mexico ... pulled down 1 rebound in 7 minutes against San Diego State ... played 7 minutes at Utah, recording 1 rebound and 1 block ... his rejection came at the end of the first half to preserve a 26-23 Cougar lead going into the break ... saw 8 minutes of action at UNLV, recording 1 assist ... played double-figure minutes for the seventh time this season with 10 minutes against Colorado State, recording 1 assist ... drained his only three-point attempt of the night to score 3 points in 10 minutes at Wake Forest ... went 2-for-3 from the floor to score 4 points in 6 minutes while adding 1 steal against Loyola Marymount ... had 1 assist and 1 rebound in 6 minutes at Boise State ... had 3 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist and 1 steal in 9 minutes vs. Southern Utah ... scored 8 points on 2-for-4 shooing from the field and career-high 3-for-4 shooting from the free-throw line against Pepperdine while tying his personal best with 3 assists and adding 2 rebounds, 1 steal and the first block of his career in 14 minutes ... recorded 5 points and 2 assists in 10 minutes against Lamar, the fourth time this year he has played double-digit minutes ... played 2 minutes against No. 9 Michigan State ... made his second three-pointer of the season to score 3 points while tying his career high with 3 assists in 13 minutes against Weber State ... played 3 minutes against No. 1 North Carolina, missing his only shot attempt ... played 9 minutes against No. 6 Louisville, tying his career high with 3 assists ... recorded his first points as a Cougar with a 15-point outburst in 20 minutes vs. Jackson State ... added a season-best 4 rebounds and his first assists and steals as a Cougar with 3 and 2, respectively ... made 6-of-9 shots from the floor and was perfect on his two attempts from the line ... played 4 minutes against Idaho State in his Marriott Center debut ... made his collegiate debut at Long Beach State with 3 rebounds in 11 minutes of action playing the back-up point guard ... contributed across the board in exhibition play with 4.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game ... played 16 minutes against Bryant, posting 5 points, 3 assists, 2 steals and 1 rebound ... recorded 4 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists against Laval.

2008-2009 | Redshirt Year

Michael Loyd, Jr., redshirted in 2008-09 as a sophomore.

2009-2010 | Sophomore Year

Played in 36 games and started 2 ... averaged 5.1 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists ... shot .528 from the field, .422 from three and .673 from the free throw line ... led the team in scoring twice ... posted 2 points and 1 steal vs. Kansas State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... posted a career-best 26 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field, 3-of-5 shooting from the field and 9-of-10 shooting from the free throw line to go with a career-high tying 4 steals vs. Florida in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... scored 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting to go with 2 rebounds and 2 assists at UNLV in the MWC Semifinals ... scored 5 points and had 1 rebound, 1 assist and 1 steal vs. TCU in the MWC Quarterfinals ... scored 5 points and had 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals at TCU ... scored 18 points, all in the first half, with a career-highs of 6 rebounds and 4 steals plus 3 assists at Utah ... scored a career-high 19 points, all in the second half, shooting 8-for-9 with 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block and 1 steal against New Mexico ... played 4 minutes vs. San Diego State ... had 1 point and 1 assist at Wyoming ... had 1 steal in 10 minutes at Colorado State ... went for 7 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal against Air Force ... scored 3 points and had 1 assist and 1 steal at UNLV ... had 1 assist in 5 minutes against TCU ... played 2 minutes against Utah ... played 2 minutes at New Mexico ... played 5 minutes at San Diego State ... saw 8 minutes of play against Wyoming ... against Colorado State, scored 4 points with 1 rebound ... had 2 rebounds and 1 assist at Air Force ... in his first career start, scored 7 points with 2 boards, 1 assist, 1 block and 1 steal in 33 minutes at UTEP ... had two key layups late, scoring 7 points with 2 boards and 2 assists against UNLV ... scored a career-high 17 points, shooting 7-of-11 from the field against Eastern New Mexico, adding 2 steals, 1 block and 1 assist in 25 minutes ... played 6 minutes at Arizona ... posted 3 points and 2 rebounds in 8 minutes vs. Nebraska ... scored 3 points in 3 minutes vs. Nevada in the HoopTV Las Vegas Classic ... had his second-straight game with 4 assists, setting a career-high 5 rebounds and scoring 3 points against Eastern Washington ... had a career-high 4 assists, had 4 points, 2 steals and 2 rebounds in 12 minutes versus Wagner ... scored 4 points, had 4 assists, 2 steals and 2 rebounds in 12 minutes versus Wagner ... had a season-high 3 assists and four points in 15 minutes at Fresno State ... posted 2 points and 2 assists in 4 minutes against Arizona State ... played 5 minutes against San Francisco ... played 11 minutes against Utah State ... against Weber State scored 5 points, handed out 1 assist and grabbed 1 steal in 19 minutes ... hit 2-of-2 three-pointers for 6 points plus 2 assists and 1 rebound against Southern ... notched 6 points in 14 minutes against Hawaii ... had 6 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists vs. Idaho State ... scored 10 points, setting career-highs in field goal percentage (1.000, 4-of-4) and 3-point percentage (2-of-2), adding 4 rebounds and 1 steal against Bradley.