Derrick Jasper
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Derrick Jasper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Paso Robles, Calif.

High School:
Paso Robles HS

Last College:
Kentucky

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 215

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
04/13/1988

Experience:
RS-1L

03/18/2011

UNLV vs. Illinois (NCAA Tourney)

UNLV vs. Illinois (NCAA Tourney)

02/05/2011

UNLV vs. BYU - Feb. 5, 2011

UNLV vs. BYU

01/19/2011

UNLV vs. Colorado State (Jan. 19, 2011)

Photos from UNLV's game against Colorado State.

12/21/2010

UNLV vs. Kansas State

UNLV vs. Kansas State

12/11/2010

AP Photos: No. 20 UNLV at No. 24 Louisville

AP Photos: No. 20 UNLV at No. 24 Louisville

Click here for Jasper's full 2010-11 bio as it appears in the media guide

UNLV CAREER
Jasper enters his third season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2010-11 ... Transferred to UNLV from Kentucky after the 2007-08 season ... Sat out the 2008-09 season as a redshirt because of NCAA transfer rules ... Was named the 2009-10 Preseason Mountain West Conference Newcomer of the Year.

JUNIOR (2009-10)
Started each of UNLV's first 21 games of the season before suffering a sprain of his left MCL against Air Force ... He did not play the rest of the season ... Averaged 6.7 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.1 steals per game ... He was second on the team in rebounds per game ... Shot 46.2 percent from the field ... Scored in double figures in five games ... Scored 12 points in a win over Louisville, then 12 against in a double-overtime win at Arizona ... Also had seven rebounds, five assists and three steals in UNLV's first road win of the season vs. the Wildcats ... Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds and scored seven points in a win against Weber State ... Scored a career-high-tying 14 points at Hawaii ... Scored at least one 3-pointer in nine games.

JUNIOR - REDSHIRT (2008-09)
Used the 2008-09 season as a redshirt year after transferring to UNLV from Kentucky.

KENTUCKY
As a true freshman in 2006-07, played in 34 games and started the final 27 ... The Wildcats won their first 11 games with him as a starter ... Was second on the team and third among SEC freshmen with 2.9 assists per game ... Shot .613 from the field ... Underwent microfracture knee surgery before the 2007-08 season ... As a sophomore, missed 11 games (10 during knee rehabilitation) ... Shot .457 from 3-point range and averaged 5.5 rebounds per game ... Scored a career-high 14 points against Florida at the end of the 2007-08 season.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2006 graduate of Paso Robles (Calif.) High School ... Was MVP of the Adidas Super 64 in Las Vegas ... An all-league player for three years, including being PAC 5 MVP twice and all-county for three years ... Named county player of the year two years in a row ... Was the Bearcat Athletic Foundation Outstanding Achievement Award winner ... Averaged 21 points, seven rebounds and seven assists per game ... Coached by Scott Larson.

PERSONAL
Derrick Lamar Jasper was born April 13, 1988, in San Leandro, Calif. ... The son of Sue and Shelba Jasper ... Graduated in the Spring of 2010 with a bachelor's of university studies with areas of concentration in communication studies and physical education (currently working towards a second bachelor's degree) ... Has a brother, Tony (35) and a sister, Jasmine (22).

 
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