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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

01/20/2018

Boykins Scores 21 as Bulldogs Down Owls

LA Tech improved to 12-9 on the season and 3-5 in C-USA play

01/13/2018

Second-Half Woes Doom Bulldogs on the Road

LA Tech falls to 10-9 on the season and 1-5 in C-USA play

01/10/2018

LA Tech Battles Middle Tennessee on CBS Sports Network

Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. CT

01/06/2018

Team Effort by Bulldogs Leads to 97-88 Win over Miners

LA Tech improves to 10-7 on the season and 1-3 in C-USA

01/03/2018

LA Tech Opens New Year at Home versus UTSA

Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m.

01/20/2018

LA Tech vs. Rice 1/20/18

Photos from Tech's 69-54 triumph over the Owls.

01/18/2018

LA Tech vs. North Texas 1/18/18

Photos from Tech's 66-65 victory over the Mean Green.

01/13/2018

LA Tech at UAB 1/13/18

Second-half woes doom Bulldogs in 74-62 loss to Blazers on the road

01/06/2018

LA Tech vs. UTEP

Photos from Tech's 97-88 home victory over the Miners.

01/04/2018

LA Tech vs. UTSA

Photos from Tech's 78-76 defeat to the Roadrunners.

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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