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White begins his second season with the Runnin' Rebels in 2006-07.
Appeared in 23 of UNLV's 30 games and started three ... played an average of 18.9 minutes per game with averages of 7.3 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 1.0 apg and 1.0 spg ... shot 43.0 percent from the field and 69.0 percent from the free throw line ... was 10th in the Mountain West Conference in offensive rebounds, 13th in total rebounding and 15th in blocked shots ... was second on UNLV's squad in rebounding average, was second in offensive rebounds, third in total rebounds, third in blocked shots, fourth in steals, fourth in field goal percentage and sixth in scoring average ... had one double-double with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Wyoming ... recorded double figures in scoring seven times ... scored a career-high 18 points on 8-of-10 from the field vs. TCU ... also went 8-of-10 from the field vs. New Mexico scoring 16 points ... led the team in scoring three times and rebounding four times ... was not eligible to play until after the fall semester ... one of four Runnin' Rebels to be named Academic All-MWC ... one of five Runnin' Rebels to be recognized for academic excellence at the postseason reception by earning a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
A 2005 graduate of Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, Calif. ... averaged 21 ppg, eight rpg and five apg as a sophomore in 2004-05 and 20.3 ppg, 7.7 rpg and 3.9 apg as a freshman in 2003-04 ... he became the first freshman in school history to be selected first team all-state ... team was 25-8 his freshman season.
A 2003 graduate of Redondo Beach Union High School in Redondo Beach, Calif. ... averaged 27 ppg, 11 rpg, five apg and two spg his senior season ... his team won the CIF championship two straight seasons ... coached by Jim Neilson.
Wendell Derek White was born Sept. 3, 1984, in Carson, Calif. ... majoring in university studies ... expected to graduate in the spring of 2007 ... son of Walter and Rose White ... has three brothers and two sisters.