A prolific scorer with a deadly outside shot ... also a talent on defense ... will battle for starting job at shooting guard ... should contribute early.
WIEL ON GLASPER
"Derek is a player who is very quiet away from the floor but is a very fierce competitor once he crosses the line. He will give us a scoring lift in the back court."
Third Team All-Jayhawk Conference selection ... shot 47 percent from the floor as a sophomore ... averaged 19.6 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.0 assists in final campaign ... netted 40 points in one game and 37 in another ... reached the Top 10 in single-season scoring with 610 points.
Prepped at Plainville High School ... named All-State and All-Conference during his career ... set state tournament scoring record with 53 points in a contest ... averaged 29.5 points per game as a senior ... was a finalist for Mr. Basketball in Connecticut ... played for coach Marc Rybzyk.
Son of Allison Glasper and Brendon Youman ... born 10/12/81 ... enjoys lifting weights ... undecided on a major.