Changed his jersey from #0 to #22 prior to his sophomore season.
2013-14 (Fr.):Game-By-Game Statistics
Saw action in 21 games off the bench, averaging 3.9 minutes per contest ... Scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds ... 16 of his 21 field goal attempts were from outside ... Played eight minutes, seven in the first half, against Youngstown State (11/17) ... Saw a career-high 13 minutes against Fordham (1/26) where he scored his first collegiate points ... Regular-season high of five points on 2-of-4 shooting, including a 3-pointer from the left corner against George Mason (2/12/14) ... Career-high 6 points on 2-of-2 from outside in nine minutes against George Washington (3/14/14) in the A-10 Tournament Quarterfinals ... Had two points in a career-high 10 minutes against Tennessee (3/21/14) in the NCAA Tournament Second Round.
Three star recruit by Rivals and ESPN.com who was ranked as the No. 85 shooting guard in the country and No. 17 overall in the state of Tennessee by ESPN Scouting Services ... Averaged 23.8 points and 10.4 rebounds as a senior at Covington (Tenn.) HS for coach Dion Real ... He was a Class AA all-state and all-metro honoree after leading the Chargers to a 25-4 mark ... Shot 50 percent from the field, 35 percent from outside and 78 percent from the free throw line ... He was a three-year letterman at Brighton HS before transferring prior to his senior year ... He played AAU ball for both Team Thad and MM33 out of Memphis.
Full name is Demetrius Denzel Dyson ... Born on February 22, 1995 in Covington, Tenn. ... Son of Twyalla and Maurice Dyson ... Has a younger sister, Desiree' (15) ... Cousins who have played college and pro sports include Rodney Carney (basketball at Memphis and professionally overseas), Ramon Foster (football at Tennessee and in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers), Renardo Foster (football at Louisville) and Ron Slay (basketball at Tennessee and professionally overseas) ... Majoring in Pre-Medical Studies.