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  Lenny Daniel

Lenny Daniel

Player Profile


Richmond, Va.

High School:
Mt. Zion Prep

Last College:
Coffeyville JC

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 205



Pan African Studies

2010-11 Season (Senior)
Enjoying an outstanding season in 2010-11 ... Named first team All-Big West Conference ... Voted the Andre Chevalier Co-MVP Award along with Rashaun McLemore ... Also voted CSUN's Best Defensive Player and Chairman of the Boards (leading rebounder) ... Also named to the All-Big West Conference All-Tournament team ... CSUN's leading scorer (16.3 ppg, #4 in the Big West Conference) and rebounder (9.4 rpg, #3 in the BWC) ... Had 17 double-doubles this year, and 25 in his two-year Cal State Northridge career ... Shot .564, the first CSUN player in the Big West Conference to lead the league in field goal percentage ... Shot 50 or better in 19 of the last 21 games ... Hit 15-of-18 shots for a career-high 31 points along with 13 rebounds and three blocks vs Cal Lutheran (12/7/10) ... The 15 baskets against Cal Lutheran (12/7/10) is fifth-best for a single game in school history ... Gained Big West Player of the Week honors for his outstanding play at the 76 Classic (11/25 - 11/28) in Anaheim ... Averaged 20.7 points (#2 in the tournament) and led all rebounders (10.3 rpg) during the three-game tournament ... Tallied a career-high 31 points (11-for-15 from the floor) along with a game-high ten rebounds against DePaul (11/26/10) ... In the first game of the 76 Classic against Virginia Tech (11/25/10), Daniel collected 13 rebounds ... In the finale of the 76 Classic against Tulsa (11/28/10), Daniel collected 24 points (9-for-12 from the floor) along with eight rebounds and two blocks ... Shot .639 (23-of-36 from the floor) at the 76 Classic ... Tallied 16 points and a career-high 15 rebounds at Air Force (12/2/10) ... Led the team in rebounding in 28 of the 32 games ... Grabbed ten or more rebounds in 18 games ... Tallied 38 blocks (1.19 bpg), third-best in the BWC ... Had 82 career blocks, tied for the school record along with Thomas Shewmake (82, 2003-07) ... Shewmake set the block record in 117 games while Daniel tied the school record in 61 games ... Had a school record 265 free throw attempts (#8 in the nation) this year ... Daniels' name appears 13 times in the CSUN Top-10 record book.

2009-10 Season (Junior)
Honorable Mention All-Big West ... Broke the school record for single season blocks with 44 (1.5 bpg, #1 in the BWC) breaking the old mark of 37 set by Tremaine Townsend during the 2007-08 season ... His 44 blocks are seventh-best for a career in school history ... Had five blocks (one short of the school record) in three games ... Had 19 blocks in his last seven games ... CSUN's top rebounder (7.8 rpg) which was third-best in the Big West Conference ... The team's leading rebounder in 20 of the team's 32 games ... Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds against UC Davis (3/4/10) ... Named CSUN's Chairman of the Boards (rebound leader) ... Tallied eight double-doubles, second-best in the BWC ... Three of those double-doubles came in the last seven games ... Averaged 14.7 points and 9.1 rebounds per game in his last seven games ... Averaged 11.7 ppg for the season, second-best on the team ... Scored in double-digits in 20 games, and had 20 or more points in five games ... Scored a season-high 24 points at then tenth-ranked Washington (12/6/09) ... Hit 8-of-12 shots from the floor, and 8-of-8 from the free throw line against the Huskies ... Shot .480 (123-for-256) from the floor, second-best on the team ... The team's leading scorer in 18 games.

Coffeyville Community College
Averaged 17.5 points, eight rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game during the 2008-09 season in helping lead Coffeyville to a 24-9 record and their eighth conference title in nine years ... Shot .608 (194-for-319) from the floor and collected 38 blocks, tops on the team ... Named first team all-region and first team all-conference during his sophomore campaign ... Named honorable mention all-conference during his freshman campaign ... In two seasons, scored 1,042 points. ... Also helped the Ravens to a 50-16 record in two seasons ... Averaged 16.5 points and 8.7 rebounds per game during his freshman campaign.

Mt. Zion Christian Academy
Gained numerous athletic honors at Mt. Zion Prep in North Carolina ... During his final two years of high school, helped lead his team to a 54-13 record ... Averaged 18.8 points, 11.7 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game.

Matador Memo
Born May 19, 1987 in Richmond, Va. ... Parents are Lenny and Wanda Wynn ... Has three sisters (Tameku who is 23, Chareka who is 20, and Trinity who is 5) ... Has one brother, James Daniel, who is 18 ... Chose Cal State Northridge because of the area and his cool teammates ... A big fan of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings ... Lists his favorite professional athlete as Kobe Bryant ... Lenny would also like to switch places for a day with LeBron James ... Favorite actor is Denzel Washington, and his favorite actress is Eva Mendes ... Favorite television program is the Jamie Foxx Show ... Enjoys watching the movies Paper Soldiers and Three Strikes ... Always enjoys eating chicken, and macaroni and cheese ... The best athlete he ever competed against was UNC's Reshawn Terry ... The best thing about being a student-athlete, according to Daniel, is the travel ... The worst part are the injuries and no time for yourself ... Picked uniform #5 in honor of Kevin Garnett ... Daniel likes the way Garnett plays the game ... His favorite pre-game ritual is to listen to music ... When he has time to relax, Daniel likes to sleep, watch television and play his XBox ... If he was president of the NCAA for one day, he would give his team an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament ... His favorite website are, and ... The most famous person he has met are Mike Epps and Amare Stoudamire ... The person in history he would most liked to have met would have been the late Richard Pryor ... Lenny would like to be stranded on a desert island with Alicia Keys ... If he was forced to listen to one CD the rest of his life, it would be Gucci Mane's Greatest Hits ... He would buy a house and a Mercedes if he had a million dollars ... His advice to young people is to stay in school ... He says no one knows how much he sings all the time (or tries anyway) ... If a movie was made about Lenny Daniel, Jamie Foxx would play the lead role ... Can't imagine going a week without listening to music ... The biggest obstacle he has ever overcome was making it out of his hometown ... His greatest hero is Amare Stoudamire ... Lenny says he really respect Amare because "he came from nothing to be the man he is today." ... Pan African Studies major.

Lenny Daniel - Career Highs
Points - 31 (2 games))
Field Goals - 15 vs Cal Lutheran (12/7/10)
3-Point Field Goals - 0
Free Throws - 11 vs UC Santa Barbara (2/24/11)
Rebounds - 15 (2 games)
Assists - 2 (8 games)
Blocks - 5 (3 games)
Steals - 2 (4 games)