22 Francis Lācis
22 Francis Lācis
Height: 6-7
Weight: 200
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Riga, Latvia
High School: Riga Centre Language School
Position: F
gp 18
pts/g 3.5
fg % 35.9
3pt % 28.3
ft % 36.4
reb/g 2.8
a/g 0.6

Prior to ORU
Four-time Latvian Youth Champion ... three-time EYBL MVP and three-time Slam Dunk Champion ... rated a top 50 prospect in Europe by EuroHope ... averaged 12 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in the Latvian League, second division ... holds career records of 36 points, 25 rebounds, eight assists, 11 blocks and eight steals ... also played volleyball, soccer and floorball.

Personal
Son of Vineta Villistere-Lace and Karlis Lacis ... graduated from music school as a drummer and will major in visual arts or marketing at ORU.

Head Coach Paul Mills on Lacis
“Francis has gained a ton of experience from international competition. He is a skilled wing who can really shoot the ball and does a great job of rebounding on both ends of the court. He is a Top-50 player in Europe and has experienced success on every level that he has competed. We are excited that he is a part of the ORU family.”

Recent Games
Dec 30 at Omaha W, 87-84
Jan 3 North Dakota W, 83-72
Jan 5 Western Illinois W, 82-63
Jan 10 at Purdue Fort Wayne L, 94-69
Jan 12 at South Dakota St. L, 84-65
Jan 17 South Dakota W, 77-74
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 6
Games started 9 6
Minutes 286 129
Minutes per game 15.9 21.5
FG 23-64 9-25
FG Pct 35.9 36.0
3PT 13-46 5-17
3PT Pct 28.3 29.4
FT 4-11 1-5
FT Pct 36.4 20.0
Off rebounds 14 2
Def rebounds 36 5
Total rebounds 50 7
Rebounds per game 2.8 1.2
Personal fouls 27 11
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 10 5
Turnovers 19 8
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.6
Steals 9 1
Blocks 4 1
Points 63 24
Points per game 3.5 4.0
Points per 40 min 8.8 7.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 at Missouri St. L, 84-50 - 14 0-5 0.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 9 Southwestern (KS) W, 79-62 - 13 1-5 20.0 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 11 at No. 20/21 TCU L, 79-62 - 11 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 13 California Baptist L, 70-69 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Brigham Young L, 85-65 - 8 1-4 25.0 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 2
Nov 19 Ecclesia W, 109-72 - 27 4-6 66.7 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 11
Nov 23 vs. Northern Ill. L, 87-66 - 8 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 24 at Oakland L, 87-76 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 vs. James Madison W, 78-69 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 at SMU L, 79-67 - 19 3-4 75.0 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 9
Dec 5 FGCU L, 96-76 - 9 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 7 at Missouri L, 80-64 1 22 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 15 at Richmond W, 59-52 - 20 2-5 40.0 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 5
Dec 19 at Wichita St. L, 84-63 1 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 22 Tulsa L, 69-59 1 3 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 30 at Omaha W, 87-84 1 11 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 3 North Dakota W, 83-72 1 16 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 5 Western Illinois W, 82-63 1 23 4-5 80.0 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 12
Jan 10 at Purdue Fort Wayne L, 94-69 1 15 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 1
Jan 12 at South Dakota St. L, 84-65 1 29 2-9 22.2 0-6 0.0 0-1 0.0 4
Jan 17 South Dakota W, 77-74 1 35 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 20 at Denver   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 South Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Purdue Fort Wayne   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Denver   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at South Dakota   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at North Dakota   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Western Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 Omaha   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 at Missouri St. L, 84-50 - 14 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 9 Southwestern (KS) W, 79-62 - 13 0 1 1 0 0 - 2 1 0 0
Nov 11 at No. 20/21 TCU L, 79-62 - 11 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Nov 13 California Baptist L, 70-69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Brigham Young L, 85-65 - 8 1 3 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 19 Ecclesia W, 109-72 - 27 5 12 17 1 2 0.5 4 1 2 -
Nov 23 vs. Northern Ill. L, 87-66 - 8 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 24 at Oakland L, 87-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 vs. James Madison W, 78-69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 at SMU L, 79-67 - 19 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 5 FGCU L, 96-76 - 9 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 7 at Missouri L, 80-64 1 22 2 4 6 2 0 - 0 1 4 -
Dec 15 at Richmond W, 59-52 - 20 0 4 4 0 2 0.0 2 0 0 -
Dec 19 at Wichita St. L, 84-63 1 3 0 2 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 22 Tulsa L, 69-59 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Dec 30 at Omaha W, 87-84 1 11 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 3 North Dakota W, 83-72 1 16 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 5 Western Illinois W, 82-63 1 23 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 1 1 -
Jan 10 at Purdue Fort Wayne L, 94-69 1 15 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Jan 12 at South Dakota St. L, 84-65 1 29 1 0 1 1 4 0.3 0 0 3 -
Jan 17 South Dakota W, 77-74 1 35 0 2 2 2 2 1.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 20 at Denver   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 South Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Purdue Fort Wayne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Denver   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at South Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at North Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Western Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 Omaha   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2018-19 18 9 15.9 1.3-3.6 35.9 0.7-2.6 28.3 0.2-0.6 36.4 3.5
Total 18 9 15.9 1.3-3.6 35.9 0.7-2.6 28.3 0.2-0.6 36.4 3.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2018-19 18 9 286 23-64 35.9 13-46 28.3 4-11 36.4 63
Total 18 9 286 23-64 35.9 13-46 28.3 4-11 36.4 63
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2018-19 18 9 15.9 3.2-9.0 35.9 1.8-6.4 28.3 0.6-1.5 36.4 8.8
Total 18 9 15.9 3.2-9.0 35.9 1.8-6.4 28.3 0.6-1.5 36.4 8.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2018-19 18 9 15.9 0.8 2.0 2.8 1.5 0.0 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.5 0.2
Total 18 9 15.9 0.8 2.0 2.8 1.5 0.0 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.5 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2018-19 18 9 286 14 36 50 27 0 10 19 0.5 9 4
Total 18 9 286 14 36 50 27 0 10 19 0.5 9 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2018-19 18 9 15.9 2.0 5.0 7.0 3.8 0.0 1.4 2.7 0.5 1.3 0.6
Total 18 9 15.9 2.0 5.0 7.0 3.8 0.0 1.4 2.7 0.5 1.3 0.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 18 9 15.9 1.3-3.6 35.9 0.7-2.6 28.3 0.2-0.6 36.4 3.5
Conference 6 6 21.5 1.5-4.2 36.0 0.8-2.8 29.4 0.2-0.8 20.0 4.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 4 18.0 1.9-3.6 52.0 1.1-2.7 42.1 0.3-0.3 100.0 5.1
Away 10 5 15.2 0.9-3.7 24.3 0.4-2.6 15.4 0.2-0.9 22.2 2.4
Neutral 1 - 8.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.0
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Wins 7 4 20.7 2.0-4.3 46.7 1.1-3.1 36.4 0.3-0.4 66.7 5.4
Losses 11 5 12.8 0.8-3.1 26.5 0.5-2.2 20.8 0.2-0.7 25.0 2.3
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November 6 - 13.5 1.3-4.0 33.3 0.5-2.7 18.8 0.5-0.8 60.0 3.7
December 7 4 12.4 0.9-2.4 35.3 0.7-2.0 35.7 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.4
January 5 5 23.6 1.8-4.6 39.1 1.0-3.2 31.3 0.2-1.0 20.0 4.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 18 9 286 23-64 35.9 13-46 28.3 4-11 36.4 63
Conference 6 6 129 9-25 36.0 5-17 29.4 1-5 20.0 24
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 7 4 126 13-25 52.0 8-19 42.1 2-2 100.0 36
Away 10 5 152 9-37 24.3 4-26 15.4 2-9 22.2 24
Neutral 1 - 8 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
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Wins 7 4 145 14-30 46.7 8-22 36.4 2-3 66.7 38
Losses 11 5 141 9-34 26.5 5-24 20.8 2-8 25.0 25
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November 6 - 81 8-24 33.3 3-16 18.8 3-5 60.0 22
December 7 4 87 6-17 35.3 5-14 35.7 0-1 0.0 17
January 5 5 118 9-23 39.1 5-16 31.3 1-5 20.0 24
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 18 9 15.9 3.2-9.0 35.9 1.8-6.4 28.3 0.6-1.5 36.4 8.8
Conference 6 6 21.5 2.8-7.8 36.0 1.6-5.3 29.4 0.3-1.6 20.0 7.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 4 18.0 4.1-7.9 52.0 2.5-6.0 42.1 0.6-0.6 100.0 11.4
Away 10 5 15.2 2.4-9.7 24.3 1.1-6.8 15.4 0.5-2.4 22.2 6.3
Neutral 1 - 8.0 5.0-10.0 50.0 5.0-5.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 15.0
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Wins 7 4 20.7 3.9-8.3 46.7 2.2-6.1 36.4 0.6-0.8 66.7 10.5
Losses 11 5 12.8 2.6-9.6 26.5 1.4-6.8 20.8 0.6-2.3 25.0 7.1
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November 6 - 13.5 4.0-11.9 33.3 1.5-7.9 18.8 1.5-2.5 60.0 10.9
December 7 4 12.4 2.8-7.8 35.3 2.3-6.4 35.7 0.0-0.5 0.0 7.8
January 5 5 23.6 3.1-7.8 39.1 1.7-5.4 31.3 0.3-1.7 20.0 8.1
  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 9 15.9 0.8 2.0 2.8 1.5 0.0 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.5 0.2
Conference 6 6 21.5 0.3 0.8 1.2 1.8 - 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 4 18.0 0.7 2.4 3.1 1.4 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.8 1.0 0.4
Away 10 5 15.2 0.8 1.9 2.7 1.6 - 0.5 1.3 0.4 0.2 0.1
Neutral 1 - 8.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 7 4 20.7 0.7 3.1 3.9 1.0 0.0 0.7 1.1 0.6 1.3 0.4
Losses 11 5 12.8 0.8 1.3 2.1 1.8 - 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.1
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November 6 - 13.5 1.5 3.3 4.8 1.0 0.0 0.3 1.2 0.3 1.0 0.3
December 7 4 12.4 0.4 1.7 2.1 1.4 - 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.1
January 5 5 23.6 0.4 0.8 1.2 2.2 - 0.8 1.4 0.6 0.2 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 18 9 286 14 36 50 27 0 10 19 0.5 9 4
Conference 6 6 129 2 5 7 11 - 5 8 0.6 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 4 126 5 17 22 10 0 4 5 0.8 7 3
Away 10 5 152 8 19 27 16 - 5 13 0.4 2 1
Neutral 1 - 8 1 0 1 1 - 1 1 1.0 0 0
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Wins 7 4 145 5 22 27 7 0 5 8 0.6 9 3
Losses 11 5 141 9 14 23 20 - 5 11 0.5 0 1
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November 6 - 81 9 20 29 6 0 2 7 0.3 6 2
December 7 4 87 3 12 15 10 - 4 5 0.8 2 1
January 5 5 118 2 4 6 11 - 4 7 0.6 1 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 18 9 15.9 2.0 5.0 7.0 3.8 0.0 1.4 2.7 0.5 1.3 0.6
Conference 6 6 21.5 0.6 1.6 2.2 3.4 0.0 1.6 2.5 0.6 0.3 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 4 18.0 1.6 5.4 7.0 3.2 0.0 1.3 1.6 0.8 2.2 1.0
Away 10 5 15.2 2.1 5.0 7.1 4.2 0.0 1.3 3.4 0.4 0.5 0.3
Neutral 1 - 8.0 5.0 0.0 5.0 5.0 0.0 5.0 5.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
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Wins 7 4 20.7 1.4 6.1 7.4 1.9 0.0 1.4 2.2 0.6 2.5 0.8
Losses 11 5 12.8 2.6 4.0 6.5 5.7 0.0 1.4 3.1 0.5 0.0 0.3
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November 6 - 13.5 4.4 9.9 14.3 3.0 0.0 1.0 3.5 0.3 3.0 1.0
December 7 4 12.4 1.4 5.5 6.9 4.6 0.0 1.8 2.3 0.8 0.9 0.5
January 5 5 23.6 0.7 1.4 2.0 3.7 0.0 1.4 2.4 0.6 0.3 0.3