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Palomar Men's Basketball 2012-13


NO. 4  /  Point Guard  6-1  195

YEAR: Sophomore

HOMETOWN: Hinsdale, IL / Reno, NV

HIGH SCHOOL: Hug (Reno, CA), Class of 2008


PERSONAL: Born Oct. 30, 1990 in Richmond, CA. ... Son of April Harris. ... Brother of Kayla (27), Justin (25), Devaughn (23), Byron Jr. (12) and step-sisters Audrey (27) and Sylvia (15) ... Justin is a red-shirt on the Palomar basketball team. ... Dejuan's nickname is "Junior"

2012-2013 SEASON: Has started 23 of 24 games for the Comets and leads the team in scoring (18.4 points per game), assists (4.6 per game) and steals (1.7 per game) as of Feb. 5. ... Also averaging 5.5 rebounds. ... Shooting 49.0 percent from the field (145-for-296), second on the team and has a 77.4 free-throw percentage (113-for-146). ... Scored 20 points and grabbed 5 rebounds as he led Palomar to a 96-63 victory over Glendale (AZ) Community College in the Frank Garcia Tip-Off Tournament at College of the Desert to open the season. ... Had 23 points and 4 steals vs. Mt. San Jacinto on Nov. 9, also in the Garcia Tip-Off Tournament, then came back with 26 points, going 15-for-16 from the free throw line, in an 80-68 win over Los Angeles Trade Tech in the consolation finals. ... Led the Comets to a 92-66 rout of Barstow in begin the Fullerton College Holiday Tournament on Nov. 15 with 30 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. ... Scored 17 points vs. Saddleback on Nov. 16, also in the Fullerton Tournament. ... Scored 10 points as the Comets beat L.A. Harbor 75-62 to begin their own Thanksgiving Tournament on Nov. 24. ... Contributed 14 points and 9 assists vs. state No. 1-ranked and defending state champion Fresno City College in the championship game of the same tournament on Nov.25. ... Had 12 points and 8 rebounds in a 73-56 win over L.A. Trade Tech in the teams' third meeting in the first  round of the 16-team Riverside City College Holiday Tournament on Dec.4. ... Led Palomar past San Diego City College 71-62 in the semifinals of the Riverside Tournament on Dec. 7 with 26 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. ... Scored 13 points, all in the second half and also had 8 rebounds in a 60-53 win over El Camino on Nov. 18. ... Tallied 31  points and also hauled down 6 rebounds to ignite an 86-72 win over Orange Coast in the consolation semifinals of the Cougar Holiday Classic at College of the Canyons on Dec. 28. ... Scored 18 points vs. Riverside on Dec. 29 in the same tournament. ... Had 21 points, 11 rebounds, 12 assists and 5 steals vs. Imperial Valley on Jan. 9. ... Scored 12 points in the Comets' 77-69 win over MiraCosta on Jan. 11. ... Helped boost Palomar to a 75-60 win vs. San Diego City on Jan. 18 with 18 points, 9 down the stretch as the Comets scored the game's final 14 points. ... Equaled his high game with 31 points in a 95-59 victory over Miramar on Jan. 23. Went 10-for-12 from the field and 9-for-9 from the free throw stripe and also dished off 4 assists. ... Helped lead the Comets to a 98-72 win over San Diego Mesa on Jan. 25 with 28 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals. Knocked down 9-of-13 field goal attempts, including 3-of-4 3-pointers, and was 5-for-5 from the free throw line. ... Scored 33 points in a 95-75 win at Cuyamaca on Jan. 30, making 15-of-17 free throws. He passed off for 7 assists and also had 3 steals. ... Scored 10 points and had 5 assists before fouling out in a 76-51 victory over Southwestern on Feb. 1.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Brian Voyles and Charles Walker at Hinsdale High School in Illinois and Hug High School in Reno. ... Also played football at Hinsdale.

COLLEGE: Previously played for Lassen Community College in Northern California. ... Red-shirted at Palomar last season.

ACADEMICS: Undecided major.

Above photos by Melinda Finn (left) and Hugh Cox (right)


(Updated as of Feb. 5, 2013)

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