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#23 Jermain Davis

Height 6-4
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Plymouth, Minn.
High School Robbinsdale Cooper
Previous School Kirkwood CC

2008-09 – – Started 11 times while playing in 30 games . . . did not play in win over Michigan or at Michigan State due to bruised knee . . . averaged 4.5 points and 3.0 rebounds per game . . . three rebounds and two assists in 12 minutes at Northwestern . . . six points and three assists in win over Northwestern . . . eight points and four rebounds at Indiana . . . three points, six rebounds and three assists at Illinois . . . nine points and four rebounds against Michigan State . . . six rebounds and two assists at Michigan . . . six points and tied a career-high with eight rebounds vs. Minnesota . . . nine points and eight rebounds in win over Indiana . . . 13 points and eight rebounds in win over Western Illinois . . . seven points, two rebounds and two assists at Drake . . . career-highs with 16 points and five assists, along with six rebounds, in win over Iowa State . . . five points and three assists in first career start against Bryant . . . 10 points (4-6 FG’s) and three rebounds at Boston College . . . eight points and two rebounds in win over Kansas State . . . 10 points (10-10 FT’s), four rebounds and two assists in win over TX-San Antonio.

Junior college – – Attended Kirkwood, IA CC as a sophomore, helping the Eagles reach the NJCAA Division II national tournament . . . placed third at national tournament and posted 32-4 overall record . . . team set school record for wins in a season . . . named honorable mention all-Region . . . scored 13 points in regional final game . . . scored six points as Kirkwood won first round game at national tournament . . . scored 15 points in second round game at nationals . . . scored 17 points in national semi-final loss . . . ended junior college career with 12 points in helping team earn third place finish in national tournament . . . for the season averaged 9.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and three assists per game . . . played freshman season at Southeastern, IA CC, averaging 10.9 points per game while earning team MVP honors . . . was second team all-conference while leading team in assists (five per game) and ranking third in steals . . . junior college coach at Kirkwood was Doug Wagemester.

High school – – Attended Robbinsdale Cooper High School, helping prep team post 27-4 record as a senior . . . first team all-Conference in the North Suburban Conference as a senior while being named co-MVP of the conference . . . also first team all-conference as a junior . . . named to Metro area all-Defensive team . . . team Most Valuable Player and captain as a junior and senior . . . averaged 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals as a junior, . . . shooting 54% from the field and 44% from three-point range and 82% from the free throw line . . . averaged 15 points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals as a junior . . . helped prep team establish school record for wins in a season while placing second in Class 4-A state tournament . . . named to all-tournament team at state tournament as a senior.

Personal – – Born 12/5/86 . . . Marketing major . . . parents are Sherry and Charles Davis . . . high school coach was Kurt Pauly.

Career Bests

Points: 16 vs. Iowa State, 12/12/08
Rebounds: 8, three times, last vs. Minnesota, 1/8/09
FGM: 5 vs. Iowa State, 12/12/08
FGA: 10 vs. Iowa State, 12/12/08
3-pt. FG: 2, four times, last vs. Michigan State, 1/29/09
3-pt. FGA: 5 vs. Penn State, 3/7/09
FTM: 10 vs. UTSA, 11/17/08
FTA: 10 vs. UTSA, 11/17/08
Assists: 5 vs. Iowa State, 12/12/08
Steals: 1, eight times, last vs. Purdue, 2/14/09
Blocks: 1, twice, last vs. Michigan, 3/12/09
Minutes: 37 vs. Indiana, 1/3/09

Davis’ Career Stats

Year G/GS FG-A PCT 3-PT PCT FT-A PCT O-D-RB AVG PF-DI AS TO BK ST PTS AVG
Junior 30/11 42-123 .341 17-69 .246 33-44 .750 8-81-89 3.0 48-0 49 34 2 8 134 4.5