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2001-2002 Men's Basketball Roster

D'Marius Wilkes

Class: Sr.
Position: G
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160 pounds
Previous School: Hiwassee JC
Hometown: Memphis, TN

Inside Scoop
Plays with great quickness and speed ... has the ability to drive and score or kick out to an open teammate ... worked into a starting role in the second half of the season ... one of the team's top defenders.

Led the team in assists for the season with 88 for an average of 3.3 per game ... Placed fourth in the Sun Belt in assist-to-turnover ratio at 1.96 ... Recorded second straight double figure scoring game with 10 against Radford ... Put together an impressive performance against Campbell with 12 points, seven assists, no turnovers, and five boards ... Led the team with seven assists in home win against TSU ... Dished out six assists against IUPUI ... Netted team-high 15 points against TSU.

Hiwassee JC
Was a two-year starter for coach Jeff Walker ... Directed the team to a 45-14 record as the starting point guard ... Averaged 17 points, 8.6 assists, and 3.4 steals during his sophomore season ... Led all Tennessee and Kentucky junior colleges in assists and steals ... Fifth in the nation in JuCo assists ... Named All-State and All-Region during final season.

High School
Earned three letters at White Station HS under coach Terry Tippett ... Was the District and Region MVP as a senior ... Named Memphis Best of Preps ... Also named Second Team All-State ... Averaged 14 points and 7.2 assists during his senior campaign ... Led the team to a 31-6 record and a runner-up finish in the state tournament.

Parents: Melvin and Clairessa Wilkes ... Born: 3/24/80 ... Major: Physical Education ... Hobbies: Playing pick-up basketball, video games, and watching movies.

2001-2002 Game-by-Game Stats