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Derric Jean
Derric  Jean

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
McArthur HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
07/10/1997

Experience:
2L

11/18/2017

Defensive-Minded Bulldogs Take Down Bobcats

LA Tech improves to 3-0 on the season

11/13/2017

Harris, Bracey Help Bulldogs Pull Out Overtime Win

LA Tech improves to 2-0 on the season

10/27/2017

Bulldogs Picked Third in C-USA Preseason Coaches' Poll

Season tips off on Nov. 10

10/04/2017

MBB Practice Report: Oct. 4

Competition is the name of the game

03/10/2017

Hot-Shooting Herd Beat Bulldogs in C-USA Semifinals

LA Tech falls to 23-10 on the season

11/13/2017

LA Tech vs. SEMO

Photos from Tech's 96-95 overtime win against SEMO.

03/27/2017

LA Tech vs. Marshall 3/10/17

Bulldogs fall to hot-shooting Herd in C-USA Tournament Semifinals

03/27/2017

LA Tech vs. UAB 3/9/17

Bulldogs lead wire-to-wire in the win over the Blazers in the C-USA Tournament Quarterfinals

03/10/2017

USATSI Gallery - Marshall vs. Louisiana Tech - C-USA Tournament

USATSI Gallery - Marshall vs. Louisiana Tech - C-USA Tournament

02/28/2017

LA Tech vs. FIU 2/18/17

Bulldogs notch 20th win of the season with victory over Panthers

2016:17: One of three players to start all 33 games ... Averaged 8.2 points per game, recording 14 double-digit scoring games ... Opened the season with an 18-point performance at South Carolina (11/11) ... Totaled 109 assists for an average of 3.3 per game, second most on the team ... Posted first career double-double with 14 points and career-high 11 assists versus UMES (11/27) ... Played career-high 39 minutes in overtime game at Cal (11/30), recording 13 points, seven rebounds and six assists ... Registered a career-high 20 points, hitting four three-pointers, against Alcorn State (12/5) ... Became one of the team's best on-ball defenders, totaling 37 steals on the year for an average of 1.1 per game ... Tallied a career-high four steals versus Rice (1/19). 

2015-16:
Was the team's sixth man, coming off the bench in all 33 games ... One of only three Bulldogs to see action in every game this season ... Averaged 7.3 points per game, registering 12 double-digit scoring games ... Led the team in three-point shooting percentage by going 27-of-70 for 38.6 percent ... Second on the team in total assists with 72 ... In first game against Millsaps College (11/13), recorded 14 points to go along with three boards, three assists and three steals ... Dunk at Ohio State (11/24) made ESPN's Sportscenters Top 10 Plays of the Day ... Pulled down a career-high eight rebounds versus LSU-Shreveport (12/8) ... Scored 15 points versus Southern (12/18) ... Had back-to-back games of scoring a season-high 16 points at UTSA (2/18) and at UTEP (2/20) ... Shot 7-of-11 from the field against the Miners ... Had arguably the play of the year by hitting a halfcourt shot at the buzzer to win at Marshall (3/3) ... First buzzer beat by any Bulldog since 2012 ... The play was No. 1 on ESPN's Sportscenters Top 10 Plays of the Day ... Saw a season-high 30 minutes of action against ETSU (3/28) in the Vegas16 quarterfinals.  

High School:
Starred in basketball and track and field at McArthur High School ... A three-star recruit per Rivals and ESPN ... Rated 24th best player in the state of Florida by ESPN ... Led Mustangs to three straight district championships ... Guided team to the Class 8A state semifinals for the first time in school history as a senior ... Averaged 12.3 points, 5.3 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game ... Led the team in assists and steals and was second in points ... Had six games where he scored at least 20 points, including a season-high 27 ... Named first team All-Broward County and first team All-State by Source Hoops and the Florida Basketball Coaches Association ... Selected to participate in the Gatorade Dade vs. Broward All-Star game ... Earned Class-8A-7A-6A second team All-Broward County as a junior while averaging 13.2 points, 3.4 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 3.8 steals per game ... Led the Mustangs to a runner-up finish in the regional championship ... As a sophomore, helped McArthur HS earn its first district title in program history, scoring 26 points in the title game win ... Helped track and field team claim a district title as a senior, placing second at district and regionals in the high jump ... Qualified for state in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet 8 inches to earn second team All-County honors as a junior.

Personal: Son of Edy Jean and Yvrose Julsaint ... Has four siblings -- Edyson, Yvens (deceased), Kerby and Zephyr ... Born July 10, 1997 in Miami, Fla.

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