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Daquan Cook
Daquan Cook

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Baltimore, Md.

High School:
St. Frances Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
12/01/1994

Experience:
2L


10/26/2012

Runnin' Rebels Ranked No. 18 In AP Preseason Top 25

UNLV men's basketball has its highest preseason ranking since it was No. 1 in 1990-91.

10/22/2012

Runnin' Rebels Picked 2nd By MW Media

Moser named to preseason all-conference team, Dejean-Jones selected as Preseason Co-Newcomer of the Year and Bennett is named Preseason Freshman of the Year.

10/19/2012

Single-Game Tickets On Sale Sunday At UNLVTickets.com

UNLV men's basketball single-game tickets available Monday via phone and at box office.

10/17/2012

First Preseason Ranking In 20 Years

At No. 19 in the USA Today Coaches' Poll, the Runnin' Rebels enjoy their highest preseason ranking since they were No. 1 in 1990-91.

09/27/2012

Runnin' Rebel Scarlet/Gray Showcase Set For Oct. 18

Free fan event features dunk contest, Legends game, Scarlet & Gray Scrimmage, Fan Fest and more.

11/12/2013

USATSPI: UNLV vs. UC Santa Barbara - 11/12/13

USATSPI: UNLV vs. UC Santa Barbara - 11/12/13

02/23/2013

UNLV vs. Wyoming (AP)

UNLV men's basketball

12/19/2012

Northern Iowa vs. UNLV

Northern Iowa vs. UNLV

12/13/2012

Men's Basketball vs. La Verne

The Rebels won 91-44

12/09/2012

UNLV vs. Cal (AP)

UNLV men's basketball

Full Media Guide Bio

UNLV CAREER

Cook enters his third season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2014-15 ... Has appeared in 53 games at UNLV, making two starts ... Suffered a torn right anterior cruciate ligament in August of 2014 and will miss the 2014-15 season ... Will use this season as a redshirt year and have two years of eligibility remaining starting in 2015-16.

SOPHOMORE (2013-14)

Played in 28 games as a sophomore, made two starts, and averaged just under nine minutes played per game ... Shot 34.4 percent from 3-point range (11-of-32) ... Scored six points at Colorado State and vs. San Diego State, making two 3-pointers in each game ... Made at least one 3-pointer in 12 games ... Played a career-high 20 minutes against UC Santa Barbara and at Colorado State ... Tied his career high of three assists vs. UC Santa Barbara and UT Martin ... Had a career-high three rebounds against Portland State.

FRESHMAN (2012-13)

Earned Academic All-Mountain West honors ... One of four true freshmen to get court time for the Runnin' Rebels ... Played in 25 games as a rookie ... Made his debut in the ninth game of the year - Dec. 13 vs. La Verne at Orleans Arena ... Logged a season-high 17 minutes in that game ... Scored a then-career-high four points and tallied a career-high three assists in that contest ... Recorded two steals in a win over Chicago State on Jan. 3.

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2012 graduate of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Md. ... Named to the Baltimore Sun's All-Metro second team as both a junior and senior ... Was coached by Nicholas Myles at St. Frances ... Played his junior season at Digital Harbor High School ... Averaged 21.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game ... Led his teams to two state championships in the Maryland state 2A finals ... Played on the U.S. Elite Select Under-19 team that won the gold medal in 2011 ... Scored 31 points in the championship game against Italy and earned MVP honors ... Named the MVP of the 16-and-under Super Showcase in Orlando, Fla., in July 2011.


PERSONAL

Daquan Linwood Cook was born Dec. 1, 1994, in Baltimore, Md. ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... The son of Jeanette Woodson and Allen Cook ... Has a younger brother, Demetrius Mims (14), and a younger sister, Alia Austin (6) ... Credits his father as his biggest influence because he inspired him to play.

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