Keron DeShields

#15 Keron DeShields

POS. G
HT. 6' 2"
WT. 195
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Baltimore, Md.
PREV. SCHOOL Montana

HONORS
2015-16 First Team All-OVC
2015-16 OVC All-Newcomer Team
2015-16 NABC First Team All-District 19
2015-16 BOXTOROW First Team All-America
2015-16 TSU Male Athlete of the Year

As a Redshirt Senior, 2015-16 season: First Team All-Ohio Valley Conference… OVC All-Newcomer Team… NABC First Team All-District 19… BOXTOROW First Team All-America selection... Named Tennessee State University's Male Athlete of the Year... Scored 1,000th career Division I point at Eastern Kentucky (2/13/16)… Finished collegiate career with 1,110 career points, including 496 during 2015-16 season at TSU... Made 27 starts on the season with 30 appearances… Led TSU and ranked seventh in the Ohio Valley Conference with 16.5 points per game… Also averaged 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 32.8 minutes per game… Led TSU with 48 made three-pointers (48-for-133, 36.1 percent) and shot 43.3 percent (166-for-383) from the field… Scored in double figures 27 times and had seven games with 20 or more points…  Led TSU in scoring 12 times and in assists 14 times… Posted 28 points and five rebounds against Middle Tennessee (11/21/15)… Went for 19 points in TSU’s easy win over Stetson (12/5/15)… Helped TSU defeat Stetson for the second time with 27 points, five rebounds and four assists… Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds versus Alcorn State (12/19/15)… Had 13 points and six assists at Tennessee (12/29/15)… Scored 33 points on 11-for-20 shooting at Belmont (1/24/16)… Followed up with a career-high 37 points on 10-for-19 shooting at Tennessee Tech, becoming first TSU player with back-to-back 30+ point efforts since Patrick Miller in January of 2014… Scored 21 points against Eastern Kentucky (2/4/16)… In TSU’s win over Belmont on Senior Day, went for 25 points… Scored 15 points in the OVC Quarterfinals versus Austin Peay (3/3/16)… In final career game, led TSU in scoring with 25 points and shot 5-for-8 from three-point range in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament First Round versus Ball State (3/15/16).

2014-15 season: Sat out first season at Tennessee State per NCAA Transfer rules.

University of Montana, 2011-12, 2012-13 & 2013-14 seasons: Played three years at Montana under Head Coach Wayne Tinkle… Earned Honorable Mention All-Big Sky as a junior in 2013-14… Helped lead the Grizzlies to Big Sky Tournament Championships and NCAA Tournament berths in 2012 and 2013… Appeared in 88 games with 37 starts in three seasons… Totaled 604 points, 149 rebounds and 142 assists…

Played in 27 games off the bench as a freshman… Averaged 1.7 points, 0.3 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 6.0 minutes per game… Helped the Griz post a 25-7 record and win the Big Sky Tournament… Increased role as a sophomore with 31 appearance and nine starts… Averaged 6.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 21.4 minutes per game… Grizzles posted another 25-7 record and won the Big Sky in 2012-13 season… Garnered All-Big Sky Honorable Mention accolades as a junior… Played in 30 games with 28 starts… Put up 11.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game.

Vermont Academy: Attended Vermont Academy in Saxtons River, Vermont for a post-grad year... Earned First Team All-Conference… Led team with 20.0 points per game to go with 5.0 assists per game… Helped guide team to the NEPSAC AA Playoffs… Coached by Jesse Bopp at Vermont Academy... Played first three years of high school at Towson Catholic in Towson, Md.… Part-time starter at Towson Catholic… Played at St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel, Md. as a senior... Starter and All-League player at St. Vincent Pallotti, averaging 22 points, 7 assists, and 5 rebounds per contest.

Personal
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Son of: Angel Hammond
Birthday: December 4