Palomar Men's Basketball 2012-13
IL / Reno, NV
SCHOOL: Hug (Reno, CA), Class of 2008
PREVIOUS COLLEGE: Lassen CC
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"
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.
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)