|5 Ty Armstrong|
Rising senior experiencing international competition in Africa this summer
Akeem Richmond's 3-pointer at the buzzer gives Pirates a 77-74 victory over Weber State
ECU goes after its first postseason championship Tuesday night against Weber State
Maurice Kemp and Ty Armstrong each scored 20 points in the Pirates' 75-64 win
Pirates defeat Marshall, 86-79, to finish with first winning C-USA record
Played his freshman and sophomores season at Auburn ... Attended Pensacola Junior College during the 2011 fall semester ... Enrolled at ECU during the 2012 spring semester ... One of 10 Division I student-athletes who played for Athletes In Action's 10-Day African Tour of Ivory Coast in August 2012.
As A Junior (2012-13)
Only player to start all 35 games ... Averaged 9.3 points and 4.5 rebounds in 20.3 minutes per game ... Ranked fourth in Conference USA with a 46.8 field goal shooting percentage ... Averaged 11.0 points during league play and 11.6 points in the CIT ... Led the Pirates in scoring four times and rebounding twice ... Scored double figures in 14 games, including nine times in C-USA play ... Netted double digits in three of five games in the CIT ... Recorded a pair of 20-point games, scoring a career-high 22 points at Rice and netting 20 versus Rider ... Grabbed 12 rebounds at home in the win over Houston ... Posted his lone double-double of the year with 18 points and 10 rebounds at UAB ... Nearly posted double-double at home versus Memphis with 18 points and nine rebounds ... Blocked a season-best three shots in the CIT semifinals against Evansville ... Had double digit field goal attempts in eight games, shooting over 58 percent in five of those games ... Made 8-of-9 nine field goals (.889) against Rider and 9-of-11 (.818) at Rice ... Shot over 80 percent from the floor in two additional games with at least six made shots.
As A Sophomore at Auburn (2010-11)
Played in 12 games, averaging 1.7 points in 7.3 minutes per game ... Scored in six games ... Posted season-highs in points (5) and rebounds (6) at Georgia, playing 20 minutes ... Played 13 minutes at home against Tennessee.
As A Freshman At Auburn (2009-10)
Averaged 2.0 points and 1.6 rebounds in 6.6 minutes per game ... Played in 30 games ... Shot 52.2 percent from the field ... Posted career-best eight points and 12 rebounds (10 offensive) at Alabama A&M ... Scored seven points and grabbed two rebounds against Charleston Southern ... Had six points in six minutes vs. No. 18 Ole Miss ... Netted five points and four rebounds in 16 minutes at Florida.
Averaged 13 points as a senior at Florida Air Academy in Melbourne, Fla., for coach Aubin Goporo in 2008-09 ... Florida Air lost to Arlington Country Day High 52-45 in the Region finals ... District 2A Champions ... Played at Eastside High in Gainesville, Fla., for coach Herman Williams as a sophomore and junior.
Full name is Tylisman Shakir Armstrong ... Born March 15, 1991 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Academic major is communication ... Son of Davia Shannon and Greg Armstrong ... His mom is 6-foot-4 and played basketball at the University of San Francisco ... Has three siblings: Mya, Mulan, Melia.