2011-12 (As a Sophomore): Sat out the 2011-12 season as a redshirt after injuring his knee during a summer pickup game ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List for achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or above.
2010-11 (As a Freshman): Played in 29 games with eight starts as a true freshman, averaging 1.7 points and 1.7 rebounds over 10.0 minutes per game ... Took on a larger role at the end of the season, starting eight of the team's final nine contests ... Averaged just 6.2 minutes per game over his first 20 appearances, but saw that number rise to 18.6 minutes per game over the final nine contests ... Ranked second on the team with 16 blocks, registering a season-high two blocks on five occasions ... Started all four games at the Sun Belt Conference Tournament, averaging 4.8 points and 2.5 rebounds per game with a .471 field goal percentage and a team-high four blocks (1.25 per game) ... Came off the bench to score a season-high 11 points and grab six rebounds in the regular-season finale against North Texas (March 1) ... Went 4-for-7 from the field and 2-for-2 from three-point range against the Mean Green ... Had scored just 14 points on the year prior to his 11-point effort against NT ... Led the Trojans with a season-high seven rebounds in the semifinal victory over Middle Tennessee (March 7) at the Sun Belt Conference Tournament ... Reached double figures in points for the second time in the SBC Championship game, scoring 10 points off 4-of-8 shooting over a season-high 27 minutes in UALR's 64-63 victory over North Texas (March 8) ... Totaled four points and five rebounds against UNC Asheville in the NCAA Tournament (March 15) ... Played in 15 conference games with three starts, averaging 1.5 points and 1.5 rebounds per game in league play ... Made his first career start against Middle Tennessee (Feb. 19), finishing with four points, five rebounds and two blocks over 21 minutes ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List for achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or above.
At Austin Westlake HS: Earned First Team All-District 25-5A and Defensive Player of the Year honors as a senior ... Averaged eight points, 10 rebounds, five blocks and two assists per game as a senior to lead the Chaparrals to a 27-6 record and a district title ... Helped the Chaparrals to a 26-8 record and a Bi-District Championship as a junior, picking up Second Team All-District honors after averaging 4.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.1 blocks per game ... Shot 49 percent from the field as a junior ... A varsity starter since his sophomore year ... Helped the Chaparrals advance to the second round of the UIL Class 5A playoffs in 2008-09 ... Played under head coach Tres Ellis.
Personal: Full name is Richard Augustus Leeper ... Born July 17, 1991 in Austin, Texas ... Son of Rick and Tami Leeper ... Has one brother, Sam, and one sister, Rachael ... A finance major.