Jermaine Dearman
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    Jermaine Dearman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Indianapolis, Ind.

    High School:
    Warren Central

    Height / Weight:
    6-8 / 220

    Position:
    Forward

    Birthdate:
    12/17/1980


    Dearman led SIU in scoring (19.7 ppg) and rebounding (9.3 rpg) in the 2002 NCAA Tournament


    Worth Knowing
    Has developed into one of the top frontcourt players in the MVC...Has led the team in rebounding the past two years...Long and lanky with good athleticism...Jumps quickly and is effective on the offensive glass...Has 14 career double-doubles, including nine last year...Has played in every game in his SIU career and scored in double figures 49 times...Enters the season 35th in career scoring with 994 points...Birthday is Dec. 17, 1980...Majoring in business marketing...Son of Brenda Chambers.

    Dearman has led Southern in rebounding the last two years


    2001-02
    Stepped up in the NCAA Tournament where he led the team in scoring (19.7 ppg) and rebounding (9.3 rpg)...CBS ?Player of the Game? versus Texas Tech and Georgia...CBS East Regional Second Team...Honorable Mention All-Missouri Valley Conference...Had a career-high 25 points against Georgia...The team?s third-leading scorer (12.3 ppg) and leading rebounder (7.7 rpg)...Named MVC Player of the Week on Feb. 25...Blocked a shot with four seconds left against Creighton to preserve a victory.

    2000-01
    Finished second on the team in scoring (11.6 ppg), first in rebounding (6.4 rpg) and first in blocked shots (20) as a part-time starter...Reached double figures in scoring 17 times and had six double-doubles.

    1999-00
    One of the top subs off the bench (6.2 ppg)...Fourth on the team in rebounding (4.1 rpg) and second in blocks (13)...Scored in double digits six times.

    High School
    Coached by Scott Heady at Warren Central... Averaged 14.3 ppg and 10.9 rpg as a senior... Named to the Indiana All-Star team...Grabbed 17 rebounds in the prestigious Indiana vs. Kentucky all-star game... Scored 14 points in the Indiana North vs. South all-star game...Averaged 13.2 ppg and 8.7 rpg as a junior.

    Jermaine Dearman's Career Statistics

    YearG-SMin.FG-AFG%3FG-A3FG%FT-AFT%Reb.Avg.ATBSPts.Avg.
    1999-0033-050785-175.4860-0.00034-80.4251344.1226313172046.2
    2000-0130-14753132-278.4752-9.22283-145.5721926.44268201834911.6
    2001-0236-35933165-345.4780-2.000113-192.5892787.74678202744312.3
    Totals99-492193382-798.4792-11.182230-417.5526046.190209536299610.1

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    Saturday, Nov 15
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