E.J. Liddell


Player profile

  • Height 6-7
  • Weight 240
  • Year So.
  • Hometown Belleville, Ill.
  • H.S./Last School West

🔊 Pronunciation

Listen: E.J. Liddell Jim Rome Show Interview 2/11/21
Listen: Liddell On ESPN Radio 1/27/21

NCAA Career Stats

AS A Sophomore (2020-21)

AS A FRESHMAN (2019-20)

  • Played in all 31 games off the bench, averaging 6.7 points and 3.8 rebounds per game while ranking second on the team with 29 blocks
  • Totaled four points and five boards vs. UMass Lowell (11/10)
  • Went for eight points, five rebounds and four blocks against Stetson (11/18)
  • Totaled eight points and five boards against Purdue Fort Wayne (11/22)
  • Went for six points and five rebounds vs. Kent State (11/25)
  • Scored nine points against Morgan State (11/29)
  • Went for 12 points and five rebounds at North Carolina (12/4)
  • Scored a career-high 14 points and pulled down five boards at Minnesota (12/15)
  • Totaled nine points and five rebounds against Southeast Missouri (12/17)
  • Went for nine points and five boards vs. Kentucky (12/21)
  • Scored 10 points against Nebraska (1/14)
  • Went for eight points and five boards at Wisconsin (2/9)
  • Totaled a career-high 17 points to go along with a career-best eight rebounds at Iowa (2/20)
  • Went for eight points, five rebounds and a career-high five blocks at Nebraska (2/27)
  • Posted first-career double-double, tying career-best 17 points while pulling down career-high 11 boards against Illinois (3/5)


  • Named St. Louis Post-Dispatch metro area high school player of the decade
  • Averaged 20.2 points, 9.3 rebounds and 3.8 blocks as a senior
  • Two-time Illinois Mr. Basketball, helping Belleville West to Illinois state championship as a junior and a senior
  • Averaged 20.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game as a junior


  • Son of Eric and Michelle Liddell
  • Has three siblings, Myah, Myles and Erica