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Devon Pearson
Devon Pearson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Northwestern

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 235

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L


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Devon Pearson 2006-07


2006-07 (Senior): Played in 27 games with 24 starts...Averaged 9.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 1.1 steals, and 0.6 blocks...Shot 75.8 percent at the freet throw line (50-66)...Had 3 double-doubles...10-plus points 14 times and 8-plus rebounds 9 times...Led team in scoring 9 times, rebounding 7 times, steals, 8 times, and blocked shots 5 times...Team Rankings: 2nd in scoring (9.6), rebounding (6.2); 3rd in steals (1.15), blocked shots (0.56); 4th in assists (1.11)...C-USA Rankings: 8th in defensive rebounds (4.30); 9th in rebounding (6.2) --- in league play, 13th in defensive rebounding (4.00), 14th rebounding (5.6)...Milestones: 14th in career rebounds (645); 5 behind Quinton Ross...19th SMU player to 600 career boards against Houston 2/7 (9 raised total to 606)...career point 900 against [6] Memphis 3/3...Injury: Missed the NC A&T game 12/30 with a hyperextended knee...Missed 3 games with a knee sprain (2/17 ECU, 2/21 at UTEP, 2/24 at Rice) after getting injured with 3:55 left at Marshall 2/14...Game Highlights: Oustanding game with 16 points, 9 rebounds, 3-4 3FG, 2 blocks, and a steal against [6] Memphis 3/3... Had 7 points, 6 rebounds, and a block against Tulsa 2/28 in his return from missing 3 games with a knee injury...Led team with 13 points, 9 rebounds as well as a steal, a block, and an assist against Houston 2/7...Had 8 points, 7 boards, and season-high 2 blocks against Tulane 1/24...Went for 16 points and 11 boards against UTEP 1/20...Had 13 points and 10 rebounds against Brown 1/6...Led team with 15 points and 3 steals at Oklahoma 12/28...Added 11 points (4-9FG, 3-6FT) and 7 boards at TCU 12/21...Had 19 poiints and 10 rebounds against Texas College 12/3...Added 15 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists against La-Monroe 11/22... Had a co-team high 12 points and team-best three steals against Dayton 11/18...Led team with 17 points (6-11 FG, 4-9 3FG) against McNeese St. 11/13...Hit the game-winning tip-in at the buzzer for the 57-55 win as he finished with 7 points and 10 rebounds in the opener against Illinois St. 11/12

2005-06 (Junior): Played in all 29 games with 25 starts recording nine double-doubles...Led team in rebounding (8.3) and was third in scoring (10.6)...Tied for 3rd in C-USA games in rebounding (7.9)...Had 10+points 16 times and eight or more rebounds in 14 games...Led the team in rebounds on 18 occasions, scoring five times, steals in five games, and in blocks four times...Scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high and C-USA Tournament record 17 boards (10o/7d) against No. 24 UAB 3/9...Co-led team with 15 points while grabbing seven boards and three steals in C-USA tournament win against Rice 3/8...Nine points, 9 boards, an assist, and a steal at Rice 3/4...Led team with 15 points and 15 rebounds (10 at half) along with two assists and a steal against UAB 2/25...Nine points and seven boards at Tulsa 2/22...Contributed 17 points, three assists, two steals, and a team-high 10 boards against UCF 2/18...Ten points (4 in OT), six boards and a steal against Marshall 2/15...Scored 11 points and a game-high 12 boards to go with three steals and an assist at Houston 2/11...Perfect shooting night (4-4 FG, 1-1 3FG, 3-3 FT) for 12 points to go with five boards and an assist against Southern Miss 2/4...Nine points and 11 boards (7 & 7 in 2nd half) along with a block and a steal at Tulane 2/1...Had 12 points and 14 rebounds (all defensive) at UT-Pan American 1/24...Seven points, seven boards, and two assists in overtime win against Rice 1/21...Had 15 points, 13 boards (5o/8d), an assist, a steal, and tying FT w/ 25 secs left in regulation at East Carolina 1/18...Had five boards, four points, two steals, an assist, and a block in 22 minutes (foul trouble) against UTEP 1/11...Second in points (7) while leading in rebounds (7) and blocks (2) against TCU 12/30...Led team with 15 points (6-9 FG, 1-1 3FG, 2-2 FT) and nine boards against Harvard 12/28...Totaled 10 points and 10 boards at Wyoming 12/22...Co-team high 19 points with five boards against Hardin-Simmons 12/10...Scored 18 points, including 3-6 3FG, with four boards, two assists, and two blocks at Texas State 12/1... Added 14 pts and 14 rebs against Long Island 11/29... Contributed 10 points, eight boards, and two blocks against Toledo 11/27...Career-high 26 points (9-16 FG, 8-10 FT) to go with 11 rebounds, three assists, four steals, and two blocks against Centenary 11/22...Totaled eight points and a then career-high 16 rebounds along with four assists, two steals, and two blocks at La.-Monroe 11/20.

2004-05 (Sophomore): Played in 25 games with 16 starts, inlcuding the final 13 games before missing the last three games of the year with a sprained right shoulder...Averaged 10.2 points and 6.2 rebounds (14th in WAC) while shooting .469 from the field and .409 from beyond the arc...Increased averages in WAC play to 11.6 points and 6.6 boards while shooting .497 from the field and .500 from long range...Contributed 10 points, four boards, four assists, and a steal at UTEP...Totaled 21 points, a career-high 13 rebounds, one steal, and a block at Boise State...Played all 40 minutes, getting 18 points, including 6-6 FT, six rebounds, four assists, and a steal at Toledo ...Scored 16 points and added four rebounds, three assists, and two blocks against Louisiana Tech ...Totaled nine points, 11 rebounds, and a career-high five assists against Hawaii ...Scored 11 points and grabbed nine boards against San Jose State ...Totaled 12 points, seven boards and two steals at Fresno State ...Had two points, four boards, two assists, and two steals at Nevada ...Paced the Mustangs with 19 points and career highs of 40 minutes, 10 boards, six steals, five 3FGM, 10 3FGA, and four assists against Boise State ...Led the Mustangs with 19 points to go with 8 boards and 2 steals against UTEP ...Had five points, five boards, two blocks, a steal, and an assist at Louisiana Tech ...Went for 13 points and tied a career high with nine rebounds at San Jose State ...Tallied a career high 24 points along with six rebounds and three steals at Hawaii ...Scored nine points along with four boards, an assists, a block, and a steal versus Nevada ... Notched four points, four assists, two boards, and a steal against Fresno State ...Scored 12 points, including six in overtime as SMU won at Tulsa ...Totaled four points, eight boards, three steals, and a block against Ark-Pine Bluff ...Had four points, three boards, one assists, one steal, and a block against Baylor ...Totaled nine rebounds in 14 minutes at TCU ...Had seven points and four boards against Texas State...Scored 12 points to go with three rebounds and two blocks at Texas Tech ...Just missed a double-double with 12 points and a new career-high nine rebounds at Montana State ...Filled the stat sheet with 17 points, five blocks, four rebounds, three assists, and three steals against UT-Tyler

2003-04 (Freshman): Recorded four points and two boards in the WAC Tourney win over Tulsa... Had five points, with two coming on an amazing putback dunk, against Rice... Netted eight and added seven boards at UTEP... Had six points and three boards after getting the start against La. Tech... Notched five points, six rebounds and two steals at Rice... Recorded four points, four rebounds and a block against San Jose State... Grabbed six rebounds against Hawaii... Netted four points and two boards in 12 minutes at Nevada... Had six points and seven boards in the win at Navy... Hauled in five boards and added four points in SMU's win over Miami... Pulled down three rebounds in just six minutes of play against Appalachian State... Had five points and two boards in SMU's win over Texas Tech... Got the start in his SMU debut, chipping in six points and six boards... Had five rebounds and nine ponts in SMU's exhibition win over InterHoops.

High School: Averaged 20.6 points and 10 rebounds as a senior and 17.6 points and 6 boards as a junior... Shot 53 percent from the floor... Played four years of varsity basketball... Led Northwestern to three Florida Final Four appearances and a 79-30 record over the last three seasons... 2003 first-team All-Dade County and 2002 second-team All-Dade County... Maintained a 3.0 average in honors classes... Participated in the NBA Players Association Camp, Nike All-American Camp and Nike Supershowcase... Rated No. 194 nationally by HoopScoop... 2003 McDonald's All-America nominee... Played in the 2003 Florida-Georgia All-Star Game... Prepstars says "Pearson is a terrific leaper who not only jumps high, but gets off the ground very quickly."

Personal: Full name is Devon Kobi Pearson... Son of Desmon Gooden and Susan Cottle-Gooden... Has two siblings, Kelsy and Andre... Majoring in business management.

Double-Doubles 1 - Boise State 1/29/05 (19 pts, 10 rebs) 2 - at Boise State 2/25/05 (21 pts, 13 rebs) 3 - Centenary 11/22/05 (26 pts, 11 rebs) 4 - Long Island 11/29/05 (14 pts, 14 rebs) 5 - at Wyoming 12/22/05 (10 pts, 10 rebs) 6 - at East Carolina 1/18/06 (15 pts, 13 rebs) 7 - at UT-Pan American 1/24/06 (12 pts, 14 rebs) 8 - at Houston 2/11/06 (11 pts, 12 rebs) 9 - UCF 2/18/06 (17 pts, 10 rebs) 10 - UAB 2/25/06 (15 pts, 15 rebs) 11 - vs. [24] UAB 3/9/06 (10 pts, 17 rebs)

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