Men's Basketball

 

22   Demetrius Dyson
Demetrius  Dyson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Covington, Tenn.

High School:
Covington HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200

Position:
G

Experience:
1L


10/30/2014

UMass Cruises Past AIC In Exhibition, 120-71

Seven Minutemen scored in double figures

10/21/2013

Getting To Know... Demetrius Dyson

Get to know UMass freshman wing/forward Demetrius Dyson in the third edition of the Getting To Know The 2013-14 Minutemen Newcomers.

02/25/2015

MBB VS. SJU

MBB VS. SJU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/24/2015

MBB VS. DUQUESNE

MBB VS. DUQUESNE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

01/29/2015

MBB VS. DAYTON

MBB VS. DAYTON Photos by Thom Kendall '93

01/17/2015

MBB VS. URI

MBB VS. URI Photos by Thom Kendall '93

01/14/2015

MBB VS. DAVIDSON

MBB VS. DAVIDSON Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Changed his jersey from #0 to #22 prior to his sophomore season.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Game-by-Game Statistics
Appeared in 29 games, including all 18 Atlantic 10 contests ... Scored 96 points (3.3 ppg), grabbed 58 rebounds (2.0 rpg) and handed out 14 assists (0.5 apg) ... Averaged 10.7 mpg to rank eighth on the team ... Committed just 11 turnovers in 310 minutes - averaging to one every 28.2 minutes of action ... Recorded three double-figure scoring games ... Had 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting with a pair of 3-pointers in 15 minutes against Davidson (1/14/15) ... Best game of his career came at VCU (2/21/15) with first career double-double, setting career marks with 12 points and 10 rebounds in 29 minutes ... He was the key figure in the first half, scoring five of his ten first half points in the final 6:35 to keep the margin within five at the break ... Added a second-straight 12-point effort, along with seven boards, four days later at home against Saint Joseph's (2/15/15).

2013-14 (Freshman): Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 20 games off the bench ... Finished the season with 12 points and 24 rebounds, while averaging 3.5 minutes per game ... Saw action in 11 A-10 regular-season games for 3.8 mpg ... Had a rebound in four minutes in his first college game against Providence (11/15/12) in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off ... Scored his first career points on a putback two games later against Tennessee (11/18/12) ... Had two points, a rebound and a steal in four minutes at Fordham (1/13/13) ... Played solid minutes at Charlotte (2/2/13) where he finished with two rebounds and two blocks in a career-best eight minutes ... Posted two points and a rebound in six minutes at VCU (2/14/13).

High School:
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.

Personal:
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 ... Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

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