22 Myron Dempsey
22 Myron Dempsey
Height: 6-6
Weight: 225
Year: Junior
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla.
Previous College: Redlands Community College
Position: Forward

2011-12 (JUNIOR):
Started all 28 games that he appeared in … averaged 8.6 points and led the team with 7.2 rebounds per game … led the squad with 33 steals and finished second with 22 blocks … shot 47.9 percent from the field … had three double-doubles and finished with double-figure scoring 11 times … netted 10 points and five boards against Incarnate Word (10/5) in the exhibition game … scored four points and grabbed five rebounds in the game against Oklahoma State (11/11) … scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Denver (11/14) … had a double-double with 16 points and a career-high 15 boards against Utah State (11/22) … netted 14 points and eight boards at Texas A&M (11/26), adding a career-best three steals … swatted three shot attempts against South Alabama (12/15) … grabbed 11 rebounds against Bethune-Cookman (12/22) … scored 20 and grabbed 10 boards against Kennesaw State (12/23) … had 14 points and career-best four steals at Rice (12/28) … grabbed 10 boards against Lamar (1/4) … had 10 more caroms against McNeese State (1/7) … delivered eight points, 11 rebounds, three blocks and two steals at UTSA (1/11) … had 12 points and six boards at Southeastern Louisiana (1/14) … went 6-for-11 with 12 points and eight rebounds against Texas State (1/25) … delivered a double-double with 14 points and 11 boards at Savannah State (2/6) … went 5-for-10 from the field to finish with 12 and nine at Texas State (2/15) … missed the last two games of the year with a foot injury.

AT REDLANDS: Helped Yaphit King and the Cougars to the JuCo National Tournament … averaged 15 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks for the team … was stellar for the squad down the stretch, leading the team to a 19-2 mark over its final 21 games.

AT CEDAR VALLEY COLLEGE: Played one year for CVC in the Dallas County Community College District … helped the Suns assemble a 20-7 mark while serving as the team’s sixth man … averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds … had season highs of 33 points, 15 boards and four blocks … shot over 50 percent for the season … was named to the athletic honors team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years for Boca Ciega High School in St. Petersburg under Randy Shuman … averaged 19 points and 10 rebounds in his senior season for the Pirates … finished his high school career with a 3.0 GPA.

PERSONAL: Myron Donterrell Dempsey was born Aug. 4, 1991, in St. Petersburg, Fla. … son of Gladys and Nehemiah Dempsey … has five siblings, Antonio, Nehemiah, Lavanda, Latavia and Lateisha … is planning on majoring in psychology at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi.