Will give the team a different look at the point... An excellent shooter who creates havoc coming off on-ball screens... Needs to make up for his lack of size with toughness.
Earned first-team all-region honors as a sophomore at Southeastern Illinois Junior College in Harrisburg, Ill., as he averaged 17.3 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.2 steals per game... Also shot 50.5 percent from the field, 51.6 percent from three-point range and 75.2 percent from the free throw line... During his sophomore season he scored in double-figures 23 times, including 12 20-point games as he led the Falcons to a 24-6 record... Scored a season-high 29 points twice and also recorded a season-high eight assists twice... Played at Olney Central College in Olney, Ill., during his freshman season and averaged 12.1 points per game.
Prepped at Bloomington South High School in Bloomington, Ind., where he was an Indiana Junior All-Star and an Indiana Top-40 candidate... Averaged 8.9 points per game as a senior.
Full name is Desmond Omar Stephens... Born May 13, 1987 in Bloomington, Ind... One of three children of Clarence and Marilyn Stephens... Majoring in physical education at Utah State... Enjoys playing video games and making music.