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Justin DeBerry


Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
New Hampton

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190




Justin  DeBerry


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2003-04 Preseason All-Patriot League First Team selection...selected as Patriot League Preseason Player of the Year by Lindy's and Basketball News and named Preseason All-Patriot League First Team by Athlon Sports, Street & Smith's and Sporting News...Patriot League's and team's leading returning scorer after averaging 16.3 points per game last season... All-Patriot League Second-Team selection in 2002-03.


Team's top scorer and go-to player ...has ability to shoot from perimeter and penetrate to the hoop.


Led the team in scoring with 16.3 points per game and doled out 2.8 assists per game...started all 29 games as a junior...potent three-point shooter who can also get shots off the drive ...scored a career-high 29 points and went four-for-six from three point range in the Patriot League Tournament against Colgate...tallied 20 points and dished six assists vs. Navy (2/27)... poured in 22 points, including 7-of-8 free throws against Lehigh (2/23)... dropped in 19 points on 8-of-15 shooting at Holy Cross (2/15)...notched first career double-double with 19 points and 12 boards vs. Army (2/12) ...scored 20 points and had five boards vs. Colgate (2/7)...set career-high with 29 points vs. American (1/31)...scored 24 points and made four steals vs. Penn (1/21)...scored 20 points and doled out two assists vs. Holy Cross (1/18) ...scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds at Army (1/15)...set career-highs with 24 points, seven rebounds and six three-pointers at Cornell (1/5)...finished with 19 points and two assists vs. Columbia (1/2)...named Patriot League Player of the Week following a 20-point, five assist performance in a win at at UMass (12/21) and a 22-point, seven-assist effort vs. Ursinus (12/17)...poured in 15 points to go along with four assists at Binghamton (11/23).


Averaged 11.4 points and 3.1 assists per game in his sophomore season and led the team with 60 three-pointers... managed to score in double figures in 19 games...played in all 29 games, starting 26...led team with 45 steals and was second in assists (90)...averaged the second-most minutes on the team with 26.6 per game...scored career-high 20 points at Penn State (11/21) and again vs. Holy Cross (1/12)...finished with a team-high 14 points while grabbing six rebounds and making four steals at Colgate (2/24)...hit four-of-five from behind the three-point arc and finished with 19 points, four rebounds and two steals against American (2/9)...dished off a season-high eight assists to go along with 16 points at Holy Cross (2/6).


Played in 27 games, starting eight in his first season with the Leopards...came up big in the last seven games of the season after replacing injured starting point guard Tim Bieg...shot 44 percent from outside the three point arc, making 24 of 54 attempts...averaged 5.8 points and 2.3 assists a game...selected Patriot League Rookie of the Week on Feb. 26 after collecting 13 points, three assists, and four steals against Colgate (2/24) and a then career-high 15 point performance against Army (2/21)...had seven points, five rebounds, six assists, and two steals against Stony Brook (2/19) ...grabbed 59 rebounds from the guard position...had six rebounds against Albany (2/14)...led the team in rebounding against Navy (1/17) with four boards.


Spent a post-graduate season at New Hampton School in New Hampshire... named team MVP and led team in three-point shooting.


All-State player who averaged 19 points, four rebounds, four steals and three assists per game in his senior season at Salpointe Catholic...Lancers' school record holder for three-point percentage in a season (45%) and single-game steals with nine...his high-scoring game was a 33-point effort...selected First-Team All-Southern Arizona, First-Team All-League and Second Team All-State in his senior season...under Brian Peabody, that squad went 30-4, finished as the 5A runner-up in Arizona and ended with a No. 8 ranking in the West according to USA Today...Salpointe program has produced eight players currently on Division I active rosters.