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DERRICK CARACTER

PERSONAL

Son of Winne Terry ... Has one sister (Briana) ... Following a distinguished prep career, was rated the no. 6 prospect in the nation by Hoop Scoop, 10th by Van Coleman, 12th by USA Today recruiting analyst Rob Harrington, 13th by Scout.com, 16th by Bob Gibbons All-Star Sports and 25th by RivalsHoops ... Averaged 15.4 points and 7.1 rebounds while helping Notre Dame Prep to a 27-3 record and No. 1 national ranking his senior year ... Played for St. Patrick's High School his junior year, averaging 15.6 points, 11.8 rebounds and 4.2 blocked shots for a 28-4 team that was rated 23rd in the country by USA Today ... Preseason All-America selection by Street & Smith's ... New Jersey Star-Ledger Junior of the Year ... Played for East team in 2004 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival, recording 17 points and six rebounds in the bronze medal game.

COLLEGE

Played one season at UTEP, averaging 14.1 points and 8.1 rebounds in 26.7 minutes en route to Second Team All-Conference USA honors ... Ranked second in conference and 16th nationally in FG% (.567) ... Totaled 20 points (10-13 FG) and nine rebounds vs. Butler in NCAA Tournament First Round ... Recorded seven double-doubles as a junior and ranked 7th in C-USA in rebounding, offensive rebounds (2.7) and defensive rebounds (5.4) and 12th in scoring ... C-USA Player of the Week (2/1/10) ... Spent first two seasons at Louisville (2006-07, 2007-08), averaging 8.2 points and 4.3 rebounds in 53 games (14 starts) ... Scored in double figures 20 times ... Posted 10+ rebounds on three occasions.



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Category: Lakers Roster | Added by: KobeBryant (16/December/2010)
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