43 Jeff Laidig
43 Jeff Laidig
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mishawaka, Ind.
Position: G
Last School: Penn HS
Experience: 2L

Statistics: 2014 | 2013

2013-14: Academic All-Conference ... Appeared in all 36 games ... Career-high six points, rebounds at [12/11] North Carolina (11/17/13) ... Five points, two assists at South Dakota State (12/14/13) ... Three points, two assists at Middle Tennessee (12/3/13) ... Three points at SEMO (1/9/14) ... Two points, six rebounds, four assists vs. Brescia (11/26/13) ... Two points, rebound vs. Morehead State (1/23/14) ... Two points, rebound at SIUE (2/26/14) ... Two rebounds, two steals vs. Tennessee State (2/13/14) ... Two assists, rebound vs. Lipscomb (11/20/13) ... Two rebounds, assist at [19/21] Kentucky (12/21/13) ... Two rebounds, assist vs. Eastern Illinois (2/20/14).

2012-13: Academic All-Conference ... 25 game appearances ... Four points, block vs. Morehead State (1/31/13) ... Three points, two rebounds vs. SEMO (1/10/13) ... Three points at Eastern Kentucky (1/26/13) ... Three points at Tennessee Tech (1/5/13) ... Two points, three rebounds, blocked shot vs. Lipscomb (12/4/12) ... Two points, two rebounds, blocked shot vs. UT Martin (1/12/13) ... Two points, two steals vs. Maryville (Mo.) (11/13/12) ... Two points, rebound, steal vs. South Dakota State (12/19/12) ... Two points, rebound, assist vs. SIU Edwardsville (2/27/13).

Prior to Belmont: Four-year letterwinner for Penn High School and head coach Al Rhodes ... Team captain ... First Team Indiana Academic All-State ... IBA/IHSAA All-State ... Among Indiana Basketball Digest top players in Northern Indiana ... Indiana Top 60 ... Two-time First Team All-Conference ... Averaged 14.2 points per game as a senior ... Averaged 17.9 points per game as junior and 15.4 points per game as sophomore ...  Rated highly by ESPN.com, Yahoo/Rivals.com and Scout.com.

Personal: Majoring in Marketing ... Son of Tom and Lee Ann Laidig... Born Jeffrey L. Laidig on July 1, 1993 in Mishawaka, Ind. ... Has two siblings, Caleb and Abby ... Played AAU for MBA Select ... Sprang onto the scene in the summer of 2011, with outstanding play at the adidas Invitational in Indianapolis, and was featured on ESPN.com ... Cousin Bryan Mattison plays offensive line for the St. Louis Rams ... Lists Peyton Manning, John Lucas, and Brian Cardinal as favorite athletes.