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DeShon Minnis
DeShon Minnis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Egg Harbor Township (NJ) Atlantic Christian

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Experience:
HS


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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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