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3  DeShon Minnis
DeShon Minnis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Egg Harbor Township (NJ) Atlantic Christian

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Experience:
HS


03/08/2012

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State

Postgame Notes

03/03/2012

Texas Tech vs. Missouri

Postgame Notes

02/19/2012

Texas Tech vs. Kansas

Postgame Notes

01/31/2012

Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma State

Postgame Notes

01/25/2012

Texas Tech vs. Kansas State

Postgame Notes

02/27/2012

No. 9 Baylor vs. Texas Tech

No. 9 Baylor vs. Texas Tech - AP Photo Gallery

01/25/2012

Texas Tech vs. No. 22 Kansas State

Texas Tech vs. No. 22 Kansas State

01/04/2012

Oklahoma State vs. Texas Tech

Oklahoma State vs. Texas Tech - AP Photo Gallery

12/27/2011

Texas Tech vs. CSU Bakersfield

Texas Tech vs. CSU Bakersfield

12/17/2011

Billy Gillispie's Red Raider 12 Days of Christmas

The Red Raiders helped clean at the Lubbock Ronald McDonald House on Saturday.

Photo Gallery

A late addition to the roster, DeShon "Biggie" Minnis is a versatile player that saw his point production increase each season in high school, culminating in All-America honors.

PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH
Earned third team NCSAA high school All-America honors as a senior at Egg Harbor Township (N.J.) Atlantic Christian School ... was a two-time NCSAA Northeast Super Regional honoree and TSCAC All-Conference selection at the school ... averaged 18.5 points, 6.0 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game in 2010-11, after chipping in 17.1 points, 4.2 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 3.4 steals per game as a junior ... as a sophomore, he led South Philadelphia High School to the Philadelphia Public League Class AAAA Championship, after averaging 15 points and four assists a game ... earned first team All-Public League and third team All-City that season ... also recruited by West Virginia, Marquette, St. John's, UCF, Marshall, Providence and Penn State.

PERSONAL
DeShon Jeffery Minnis ... born Sept. 1, 1992 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... parents are Shon Minnis and Chandra Myers ... siblings include Kechan Myers, Karai Smith, Shon Myrick, Javon Minnis and Syeed Minnis ... uncles Jeff Myers (Drexel) and Louis Myers (St. Francis) played basketball collegiately ... brother Kechan Myers played at New Orleans and his godfather, Kareem Townes, played at LaSalle ... currently undecided about his major.

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