Men's Basketball

Deric Hill
Deric Hill

Class: SR

Hometown: Miami, Fla.

Height: 5-9

DERIC AT A GLANCE: Lightning quick ... Tenacious defensive player ... Experienced player with good leadership skills. 

JUNIOR (2013-14): Named Second-Team All-Sunshine State Conference ... Broke school assists (215) and steals (70) records in a season ... Ranked fourth in nation in assists per game (7.6) and total assists (215) ... Ranked seventh in nation in steals per game (2.5) ... Tied for 11th in nation in total steals (70) ... Had 15 assists, which ranks second in school single-game history, and scored 15 points in win at Palm Beach Atlantic (Feb. 12) ... Scored 20 points and had 12 assists in win over No. 6 Florida Southern (Feb. 5) ... Scored a season-high 23 points, matched season-best six steals and dished out eight assists in win over Florida Tech  (Jan. 29) ... Had 23 points and seven assists in NCAA Tournament vs. Delta State (March 15) ... Had 13 assists vs. Eckerd (Feb. 15) ... Had 15 points and 11 assists in win over Nova Southeastern (Feb. 19) ...  Had 13 points, 10 assists and six steals in win over Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (Nov. 21) ... Had 10 or more assists in seven games ... Scored in double figures in 15 games.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL

SOPHOMORE (2012-13): At FIU, averaged 6.2 points, 3.3 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game ... Led Panthers in assists (105) and steals (75) ... Became first sophomore in FIU history to record 100 assists in a season ... Shot 75.8 percent (69 of 91) from free throw line ,,, Ranked second in steals, sixth in assists and ninth in free throw percentage in Sun Belt Conference ... Named to Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament Team, averaging 10.7 ppg and 4.7 rpg, while totalling 19 assists and 11 steals ... Named team Defensive Player of Year ... Had career-high 16 points, six assists, four steals and four rebounds in a win over Middle Tennessee in the conference tournament semifinals (Mar. 10) ... Scored 15 points and had five steals, going 3-for-3 from three-point range at North Texas (Feb. 9) ... Matched career-high of eight rebounds, and added 12 points and seven assists in win over Arkansas-Little Rock in SBC tourney quarterfinals ... Had eight boards and dished out season-high eight assists vs. Bethune-Cookman (Jan. 7) ... Scored in double figures in six games ... Started in 15 of 32 games played.

FRESHMAN (2011-12): As a freshman at FIU, scored 42 points, had 33 assists and 19 rebounds, while averaging 13.2 minutes per game ... Scored seven points, pulled down four rebounds and had three assists at Louisiana (Jan. 14) ... Had career-high nine assists and six points vs. South Alabama (Feb. 25) ... Scored six points vs. North Texas (Feb. 9) ... Matched season-high four rebounds vs. Middle Tennessee (Jan. 12) ... Played in 23 games, starting one.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-Team All-State selection by Orlando Sentinel/SourceHoops ... Named First-Team All-Dade County by Miami Herald ... Averaged 18 points, eight assists and six steals as a senior at South Miami High ... Selected school Athlete of Year in 2010-11 ... Named team's Most Valuable Player as junior and senior ...  

PERSONAL: Son of Dion Anthony Hill and Melissa McKenzie ... Has four brothers, Keion, Diondre and Dion Hill and Ezacuras Dawson, and a sister, Mekayla Jones ... Criminology major ... Cousin, Frank Gore, is a running back for the San Francisco 49ers ... Cousin, Tanard Davis, played corner back in the NFL ... Criminology major.

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds 
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg 
2013-14  28-27 834 29.8 88 217 .406 45 107 .421 80 107 .748 10 58 68 2.4 92 215 98 70 301 10.8 
TOTAL 28-27 834 29.8 88 217 .406 45 107 .421 80 107 .748 10 58 68 2.4 92 215 98 70 301 10.8 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 23, Florida Tech -- 01/29/14 ; vs Delta State -- 03/15/14 
Rebounds: 5, at Florida Southern -- 01/04/14 ; Florida Southern -- 02/05/14 
Assists: 15, at Palm Beach Atlantic -- 02/12/14 
Steals: 6, Florida Tech -- 01/29/14 ; Puerto Rico Mayaguez -- 11-21-13 ; Puerto Rico Mayaguez -- 11/21/13 
Blocks: 1, vs Eckerd -- 03/05/14 
FG made: 9, Florida Tech -- 01/29/14 
FG attempts: 20, vs Delta State -- 03/15/14 
3FG made: 5, Florida Tech -- 01/29/14 ; Nova Southeastern -- 02/19/14 ; Rollins -- 02/22/14 
3FG attempts: 11, Rollins -- 02/22/14 
FT made: 11, at Palm Beach Atlantic -- 02/12/14 
FT attempts: 18, Tampa -- 12-07-13 ; Tampa -- 12/07/13 

ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Assists: 8th (215)
Free throw percentage: 14th (.748)
Minutes average: 17th (29.8)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Assists: 1st (215 in 2013-14)
Assists average: 1st (7.7 in 2013-14)
Steals: 1st (70 in 2013-14)
Steals average: 2nd (2.5 in 2013-14)
3-point FG percentage: 8th (.421 in 2013-14)


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