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Pitt Dumps Gannon, 80-50, in Exhibition Play

Three Panthers in Double-Figures in Lopsided Win


Post-Game Notes


Blue Defeats Gold 65-55 in Sunday Basketball Scrimmage

Pitt Basketball holds its annual Maggie Dixon Heart Health Fair and Blue-Gold Scrimmage.


Pittsburgh vs. Niagara (USATSI)

Pittsburgh vs. Niagara (USATSI)

Mike Lecak Bio (pdf)

Experienced walk-on entering his third season with the program ... sat out the 2012-13 season due to NCAA transfer rules ... Played his freshman season at NCAA Division II Wheeling Jesuit University ... Valuable practice player with tremendous work ethic and energy ... provides leadership and is a coach on the floor for the Panthers second unit ... One of the team's hardest workers on the court and in the weight room ... Has shown a good scoring ability and outside shooting touch in practice Will be looked upon as a veteran voice for a Pittsburgh team featuring eight players in their first year with the program ... A fan favorite among the Oakland Zoo

2014-15: Saw action in nine contests ... averaged 0.6 points and 0.4 rebounds per game ... Played one minute against George Washington in the NIT, 3/17 ... Saw court time against NC State in the ACC Tournament, 3/11 ... Reached the floor in a road contest at Virginia, 2/16 ... Recorded three rebounds in a career-best 12 minutes at Louisville, 2/11 ... went 0-of-1 from three-point range...  Also played against Florida Gulf Coast, 12/30 and Holy Cross, 12/23 ... Knocked down his first career three-point field goal against Kansas State in the EA Sports Maui Invitational, 11/26 ... Also played in a win over Chaminade in the opening round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational, 11/24 ... Scored two points and grabbed a rebound in a season opening win over Niagara, 11/14

2013-14: Played in 11 games and 17 minutes ... Played four minutes in an NCAA Tournament win over Colorado, 3/20 ... went 0-of-2 from three-point range ... Recorded an assist in an ACC Tournament win over Wake Forest, 3/13 ... Appeared in three ACC regular season contests Clemson, 3/8, Wake Forest, 1/11 and Maryland, 1/6 ... Had one rebound and a career-best two assists in a win over Howard, 11/17 ... Also played against Youngstown State, 12/14, Stanford, 11/26, Texas Tech 11/25, Fresno State, 11/12 and Savannah State, 1/8

2012-13: Redshirted the 2012-13 season at Pitt

2011-12 (Wheeling Jesuit): Attended and played his freshman season at Wheeling Jesuit University under head coach Dan Suncomb ... Helped guide Wheeling Jesuit to a 2012 NCAA Division II Tournament berth with a 22-10 overall and 13-6 WVIAC record Played in 10 games off the bench ... averaged 2.1 points per game, while shooting 66.7 percent (8-of-12) from the floor and 50.0 percent (4-of-8) from three-point range ... Scored a season-high eight points in only four minutes of action vs. Chowan, 11/12 ... went 2-of-3 from three-point range in the win ... Saw first collegiate action, played three minutes and hit his first career three-pointer vs. Bloomsburg, 11/11

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of North Canyon High School in Phoenix, Ariz. where he played basketball for head coach Mike O'Guinn ... Two-time All-Metro League selection ... Concluded his two-year varsity career with a 18.7 points, 6.0 assists and 2.4 steals per game averages ... Ranked among Arizona's top three players in three-point shooting as both a senior and junior ... won three-point shootout championship as a senior ... Two-time team captain ... Averaged 16.1 points, 7.3 assists and 2.7 steals per game as a senior ... Finished with 21.3 points, 4.7 assists and 2.1 steals per game averages as a junior ... Played with the Arizona Rebels AAU team from 2006-11 ... Averaged 18.6 points, 5.2 assists and 3.9 steals per game with the Rebels

PERSONAL: Born Michael Henry Lecak on April 25, 1992 ... Son of Mike Lecak and Susan Hufnagel of Phoenix, Ariz. ... Has two sisters, Danielle and Kristen, and one nephew Robert ... Mother played basketball at Robert Morris ... Father played basketball at Penn State-McKeesport ... Lists Pittsburgh as his hometown even though he grew up in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Concluded high school career with a 3.6 grade point average ... four-year honor roll student ... Key Club vice president ... Happiest and most gratifying moment in sports was making the Pitt basketball team ... Plans to be a coach someday ... When he was younger, he pretended to be Steve Nash or Pete Maravich...  Best athlete he has ever competed against was James Harden at Arizona State's open gym ... Mathematics major

Points: 3, vs. Kansas State, 11/24/14. 
FG made:
 1, vs. Kansas State, 11/24/14. 
FG attempts:
 2, two times- vs. Niagara, 11/14/14; vs. Colorado, 3/20/14.  
3 FG made:
 1, vs. Kansas State, 11/24/14. 
3 FG attempts:
 2, vs. Colorado, 3/20/14.  
FT made:
2, vs. Niagara, 11/14/14. 
FT attempts: 2, vs. Niagara, 11/14/14.  
 3, at Louisville, 2/11/15.  
Def. Rebs.:
 3, at Louisville, 2/11/15. 
2, vs. Howard, 11/17/13.
12, at Lousiville, 2/11/15.

Mike Lecak

Mike  Lecak

RS Senior

Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
North Canyon [Ariz.]

Last College:
Wheeling Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175




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