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Damon

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Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Our Savior New American (N.Y.)
Other College: Pitt
Experience: Transfer

Bio

Career Bio and Statistics

ATHLETIC HONORS
• Career Double-Doubles: 1

ACADEMIC HONORS
• 2015-16 All-ACC Academic Team
• Currently majoring in speech communications

2018-19

In first season on the court for GSU averaged 5.4 points and 3.2 rebounds per game while shooting 51.1 percent from the floor and 46.9 percent from 3-point range . . . Played in all 34 games, making 15 starts including the final four games of the season, averaging 19.9 minutes per game . . . Finished with 45 assists and 30 steals.

Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and scored six points in first game for GSU against ETSU on opening night . . . Finished with 17 points in 36 minutes in the third-place game of the Cayman Islands Classic against Georgia . . . Scored 16 points in just 24 minutes at Tulane going 5-of-8 from the floor . . . Went 7-of-9 from the floor and finished with 16 points off the bench against Middle Georgia State . . . Earned first Sun Belt start finishing with seven points at Troy . . . Scored a season-high 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting while going 4-of-4 from 3-point range at Coastal Carolina . . . Returned to the starting line-up with 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting with four assists against Arkansas State . . . Garnered first career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds while dishing out 11 assists at Georgia Southern to clinch the Sun Belt regular season title . . . Scored 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting against UT Arlington in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament Championship Game . . . Finished with eight points and seven rebounds in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Houston.

2017-18
Redshirted season per NCAA transfer rules.

2016-17 (PITT)
Appeared in 29 of 33 games, making first career start against Duquesne . . . Averaged 0.8 points, 0.5 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game.

Scored two points in 14 minutes of action against No. 12 North Carolina . . . Finished with a season-best seven points against No. 13 Louisville, logging a season-high 20 minutes . . . Went 3-of-4 from the free throw line against Miami (Fla.) . . . Scored two points and dished out two assists against Duquesne . . . Notched five points and four rebounds against Gardner-Webb . . . Grabbed two rebounds in season opener against Eastern Michigan.

2015-16 (PITT)
Named to the All-ACC Academic Team while earning a team-high 4.0 GPA . . . Saw action in 30 games . . . Averaged 3.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game . . . Shot 70.5 percent (31-of-44) from the free throw line.

Grabbed four rebounds and added a steal at Georgia Tech . . . Scored three points, grabbed three rebounds and had four assists at No. 9 North Carolina . . . Scored four points and added one rebound, one assist and a steal at No. 12 Miami ... Posted four points, two rebounds, four assists and two steals in a win over Boston College . . . Went 4-of-4 from the free throw line and finished with four points and a season-high seven assists against Maryland Eastern Shore . . . Scored five points in a win over Morehead State . . . Recorded seven points, two rebounds and three assists against Eastern Washington . . . Scored a season-high 20 points to go along with two rebounds and three assists versus Central Arkansas going 7-of-9 from the field, including 2-of-4 from 3-point range, and 4-of-6 from the foul line . . . Finished with 10 points, four assists and a steal against Cornell . . . Posted three points, four rebounds, four assists, one blocked shot and a steal in a win over Detroit . . . Scored seven points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out two assists in collegiate debut versus Saint Joseph’s College.

PREP
Combo guard who played his final two years of high school at Our Savior New American in New York . . . Selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic regional game . . . Averaged 15.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.8 steals per game while leading OSNA to a 22-12 record against a national schedule as a senior  . . . Shot 47.3 percent from the field and 76.2 percent from the free throw line in 2014-15.

High school teammates at OSNA included Kansas’ Chieck Diallo and Oklahoma State’s Davon Dillard  . . . Averaged 10.9 points and eight assists per game as a junior, while guiding the Pioneers to a 28-3 overall record, No. 9 finish in the final USA Today national rankings, a National Association of Christian Athletes title and 2014 USA National Prep Championship title . . . As a sophomore, played at St. Benedict’s Prep [N.J.] where he roomed with former Syracuse guard Tyler Enni . . . Averaged 12.0 points and 4.0 assists per game as a sophomore . . . Also played varsity basketball as a freshman averaging 6.2 points per game . . . Played for Team Rose in the 2014 Adidas Nations  . . .  Ranked No. 73 in the 2015 ESPN Top 100 . . . Listed at No. 100 by Rivals . . . Top rated point guard in New York . . . Listed as the No. 1 point guard out of Georgia . . . Honor roll member as a junior and senior . . . Named student of the month at OSNA . . . Maintained a 3.5 GPA throughout high school.

PERSONAL
Full name is Damon Paris Wilson . . . Born on Sept. 18, 1996, in Atlanta, Ga. . . . Son of Chaelta and Damon Wilson . . . Father played football at Georgia Tech . . . Has one older sister, Dominique, who plays basketball at NC State. 
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