Honors & Awards
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017)
• Three-Time Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018)
Quickly: Malcolm Laws joined the joined Nebraska prior to the 2015-16 season after beginning his career from Florida Atlantic. He appeared in 24 games during his collegiate career.
Laws played in nine games as a senior totaling two points in 15 minutes of action. He made his only shot of the season against No. 23 Michigan in the Huskers’ 72-52 win over the eventual NCAA runner-up. Laws played a season-high four minutes against Marist at the Advocare Invitational in his hometown of Orlando.
Laws played in five games, totaling two points, one rebound and a steal in 11 minutes of action while providing depth in the Husker backcourt. Had his best game of the season at Michigan State on Feb. 23, when he had a steal and a basket in two minutes of work. He also grabbed one rebound in two minutes of playing time at Minnesota on March 2.
Laws provided depth in the backcourt, appearing in 10 games and totaling one point and two rebounds in 19 minutes. Had a point and a rebound in the Huskers' season-opening win over Mississippi Valley State on Nov. 15. He made three appearances in Big Ten play, grabbing a rebound at Rutgers on Jan. 10
2015 (Spain Trip)
Laws saw action in the Huskers' win over Europe Basketball Academy, coming off the bench for five points, one rebound and an assist in his only appearance in Spain.
Laws began his college career playing for former NBA Coach Michael Curry at Florida Atlantic University, appearing in four games and averaging 1.5 points and 0.8 rebounds per game. Laws, who walked on to the FAU program, established season highs in both points (six) and rebounds (three) in five minutes off the bench against Wagner on Nov. 17, 2014. He also played four minutes against Stetson and made appearances at Central Florida and at Middle Tennessee State.
Laws is a 2014 graduate of Lake Highland Prep, helping the school to win consecutive Class 4A state titles as a junior and senior for Coach Jason Vallery. He began his high school career at Winter Park High School in Orlando, where he helped the school win the Class 8A (largest class) title as a freshman. In the classroom, Laws was on the Lake Highland Prep Honor Roll as both a junior and senior.
Malcolm is the son of Phillip and Emma Laws and was born on Aug. 12, 1995, in Orlando, Florida. Malcolm has an older sister, Nicki, and a twin sister, Maya. Laws majors in business administration and earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2017. Laws is the first Husker basketball player from the state of Florida since Kyle Marks played in the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons.