2 Darius Perkins
Darius  Perkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Myers, Fla.

High School:
Chaminade-Madonna

Last College:
Miami Dade College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L


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2014-15 SEASON (JR): Appeared and started at point guard in every game during the year... Finished fourth in the Mountain West in assists, averaging 3.3 per game and totaling a team-best 101 during the year... Shot 42.5 percent (62-of-146) from behind the 3-point line, finishing fourth in the MW... Also finished in the top five of the league, ranking fifth with an assist-turnover ratio of 1.6... Averaged 29.4 minutes per game, shooting 40.3 percent (98-of-243) from the floor and 64.3 percent (36-of-56) from the free throw line... Finished fourth on the team with 9.5 points per game and added 2.4 rebounds per outing... Also totaled 18 steals and one block during the year... Scored in double figures 13 times, including a season-high 21 against BYU (12/2/14)... Recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 assists against Air Force (1/17/15)... Tallied five or more assists five times and five or more rebounds two times during the year... Recorded season highs of six rebounds (at SDSU), 10 assists (AFA), three steals (WSU), one block (at ISU) and 39 minutes (at UNLV)... Made Aggie debut against Weber State, recording seven points, a team-high nine assists, one rebound and three steals in 24 minutes of play.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Was a two-year starter at Miami Dade College in Miami, Fla... Helped the Sharks to a 21-10 overall record and a 7-5 mark in the Southern Conference as a sophomore, including returning to the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) state yournament for the first time since 2009... Earned FCSAA/NJCAA Region VIII all-state accolades, as well as collecting first-team all-Southern Conference honors... Also named to the FCSAA/NJCAA Region VIII all-tournament team... Was named NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Men's Basketball Player of the Week on Nov. 26, 2013... Played in all 31 games for the Sharks during sophomore season, making 22 starts... Averaged 18.8 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game... Made 42.2 percent (180-of-427) of field goals, including 45.7 percent (106-of-232) from three-point range... Made 84.9 percent (118-of-139) at the free throw line... Helped Miami Dade rank sixth in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) in three-pointers made per game (9.7) and 23rd in for assists per game (17.5)... As a freshman, averaged 18.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.9 steals per game... Netted 49.4 percent (79-of-160) from the field, as well as 48.4 percent (44-of-91) from behind the arc and 77.2 percent (44-of-57) at the free throw line.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a prep standout at Chaminade-Madonna Prep School in Hollywood, Fla., averaging 21.6 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.1 steals per game during his career... Earned first-team all-Class 3A all-state honors, along with being named the all-district player of the year and the team MVP as a senior, along with being nominated for the McDonalds All-American Team... Shot 63.5 percent (73-of-115) from the field, in addition to 58.1 percent (25-of-43) from behind the three-point arc as a senior, finishing his career shooting 61.1 percent (237-of-388) from the field and 61.7 percent (82-of-133) from three-point range... Also earned all-state and all-county honors as a junior and sophomore.

PERSONAL: Full name is Darius Davonte Perkins... One of five children of Margaret Smith and Antonio Perkins... Has four sisters... Has one daughter named Kemani... Majoring in business administration at USU.

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