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Gus Clardy
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Gus Clardy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nacogdoches, Texas

High School:
Nacogdoches HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 225

Position:
F

Experience:
4V

02/12/2011

Men's Basketball vs. Gonzaga (2/12/2011)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' home finale against the Bulldogs.

02/10/2011

Men's Basketball vs. Portland (2/10/2011)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 66-64 win over the Pilots.

01/29/2011

Men's Basketball vs. San Francisco (1/29/2011)

Photos of the Waves' 94-88 win over the Dons and of the Gary Colson halftime tribute by Martin A. Folb.

01/27/2011

Men's Basketball vs. Santa Clara (1/27/2011)

Photos by Martin A. Folb of the Waves' 71-59 home loss to the Broncos.

01/22/2011

Men's Basketball vs. Loyola Marymount (1/22/2011)

Photos by Martin A. Folb of the Waves' thrilling 78-75 win over rival LMU at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Gus Clardy Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Appeared in more games than any other walk-on in Pepperdine history, playing in 87 contests over four seasons ... Made 22 starts and averaged 1.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 11.1 minutes.

PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Set personal season bests as a senior with averages of 2.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 15.8 minutes ... Played in 32 games and started nine ... Recorded career highs of nine points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots in a home win vs. Portland (2/10) ... Pulled down at least five rebounds 13 times ... Other season highs were three assists at San Diego (2/5) and 31 minutes played vs. San Diego at the WCC Tournament (3/4) ... Hit four of six shots and scored eight points with five rebounds vs. Gonzaga (2/12) ... Helped key the Waves' comeback win at Pacific (12/1), making all three of his shots for six points and five rebounds ... Earned WCC All-Academic first team honors for the third time, named to NABC Honors Court and was a WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honoree.

PEPPERDINE 2009-10: Averaged 1.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 9.6 minutes as a reserve post player as a junior ... Played in 19 games and started eight ... Made 63.6% of his shots (14-for-22) ... Missed the final nine games of the season due to a foot injury ... Was having one of his best games of the season vs. Saint Mary's (1/28) with six points and six rebounds when he got hurt ... Had season highs of seven points and 25 minutes in the season opener vs. Pacific (11/13) ... Posted five points and five rebounds at UCLA (11/23) ... Selected to the NABC Honors Court ... Made the WCC All-Academic first team for the second time and earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.

PEPPERDINE 2008-09: Playing time increased greatly as his sophomore season went on ... Appeared in 20 games, starting four ... Averaged 1.1 points and 2.0 rebounds in 9.3 minutes ... Made 52.6% of his shots (10-for-19) ... Played in 36 minutes in the season's first 22 games ... Played a season-high 26 minutes in the very next game at Santa Clara (1/31), and over the final 10 games, averaged 14.9 minutes ... Started the final four games of the season, including both contests at the WCC Tournament ... Scored a season-high four points in a game three times: at Santa Clara (1/31), at Gonzaga (2/21) and vs. Portland at the WCC Tournament (3/7) ... Had at least five rebounds in a game four times, including a season-high six vs. San Diego (2/14) ... Had three steals vs. Santa Clara (2/12) and two assists vs. San Francisco (2/28) ... Selected to the WCC All-Academic team ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.

PEPPERDINE 2007-08: Appeared in 16 of the first 18 games as a true freshman, but left the team shortly thereafter to concentrate on his studies ... Averaged 1.3 points and 1.3 rebounds in 5.6 minutes ... Made 10 of his 16 shots from the field (62.5%) ... Made his only start vs. Pacific in the Oregon Tournament (11/12) ... Had season highs of six points and six rebounds vs. Hope International (1/8) ... Played a season-high 17 minutes at Montana State (12/1).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Nacogdoches (Texas) High School in 2007 ... Played three years on the varsity ... Was a two-time all-district first team selection ... Averaged 12.3 points and 12.4 rebounds as a senior ... Team won district titles in 2005 and 2006 ... Also played tennis and was a state qualifier ... Was an academic all-state selection in both basketball and tennis ... Graduated in the top five percent of his class and was a National Merit Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born in Dallas, Texas ... Son of Travis and Judy Clardy ... Has three siblings: Blake, Luke and John ... His father attended Pepperdine's law school and his brother Blake also went here ... His father played basketball and his mother played tennis at Abilene Christian ... Earned a Regents' Scholarship to Pepperdine based on academics ... Majoring in history with a minor in economics ... Spent a month in Costa Rica during summer 2007 learning Spanish ... Chose Pepperdine because of "my family, the location and the good people."

FAVORITES: Enjoys tennis, X-Box, swimming, hunting, camping and going to the beach ... Lists his sports hero as John McEnroe ... Favorites include Kevin Durant (pro basketball player), the Dallas Maverics (pro basketball team), Catch 22 (book), Dumb and Dumber (movie), The Office (TV show), Third Eye Blind (musical artist), steak (food) and tennis (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite thing about basketball is the "competitive spirit."

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