UNLV CAREER Cook enters his fourth season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2015-16 ... Has appeared in 53 games at UNLV, making two starts ... Suffered a torn right anterior cruciate ligament in August of 2014 and missed the 2014-15 season ... 2014-15 season was used as a redshirt year ... Has two years of eligibility remaining.
JUNIOR - MEDICAL REDSHIRT (2014-15) Used the 2014-15 season as a medical redshirt year after suffering a torn right ACL in August of 2014.
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., the same school that Runnin' Rebel teammate Dwayne Morgan attended … 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 (15), and a younger sister, Alia Austin (7) … Credits his father as his biggest influence because he inspired him to play ... In Baltimore, lives within walking distance of Runnin' Rebel teammate Dwayne Morgan ... They are roommates in Las Vegas.