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13 Majok Deng

2015-16 All-Conference First-Team
2015-16 Sun Belt All-Tournament Team
2015-16 NABC All-District 24 First-Team
2015-16 All-Louisiana First-Team
2014-15 All-Conference Third-Team
2014-15 All-Louisiana Third-Team
2014-15 College Sports Madness All-SBC Second-Team

2015-16 (SENIOR)
Sun Belt Conference scoring champion, averaging 19.0 points per game in league play… also finished first in the conference in blocks (1.9 bpg), third in minutes (37.5 mpg) and offensive rebounds (5.3 orpg), fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.421), sixth in three-pointers per game (2.3 3pg), seventh in rebounding (6.9 rpg) and eighth in free throw percentage (.793)… finished sixth in the nation in scoring among internationally-born players… scored at least 12 points in 25 of his last 27 outings… netted a trio of 30-plus scoring performances and 11 20-plus games… registered 14 double-doubles and 52 double-figure scoring games in two seasons… rejected 101 career blocks to move up to fourth all-time in the ULM record book… during ULM’s 10-game winning streak, Deng scored at least 13 points in nine of the 10 games… won seven weekly awards including CollegeInsider.com National Mid-Major Player of the Week (Dec. 7, 2015), Louisiana Player of the Week (Dec. 21, 2015), College Sports Madness Player of the Week (Jan. 25, 2016), SBC Student-Athlete of the Week (Feb. 15, 2016), Louisiana Player of the Week (Feb. 15, 2016), CSM Player of the Week (Feb. 15, 2016) and SBC Student-Athlete of the Week (March 7, 2016)… poured in 33 points at home against both Troy and Central Baptist… tallied 30 points in the conference-opener against UL-Lafayette at home… logged 40 minutes (or more) seven times including a career-high 52 minutes vs. Canisius in a triple overtime affair… swatted a career-high nine blocks in a win at UT Arlington... pulled down at least 10 rebounds six times including a career-high 12 at Northwestern State to go along with his 19 points

2014-15 (JUNIOR)
Played in all 38 games and made 37 starts... eight double-doubles, 25 double-figure scoring games and a pair of 20-plus scoring outings... eight consecutive double-figure scoring games to end the season... averaged 10.7 points and a team-high 7.3 rebounds per game on the year... shot .368 (25-68) from beyond-the-arc in conference play... swatted a block in 28 games and at least two blocks 16 times... led the team in blocks with 1.3 bpg, ranking third in the league... double-double with a career-high 22 points and 11 rebounds in CBI Semifinals vs. Vermont... double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds in the CBI Quarterfinals at Mercer... registered 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the CBI first round win over EMU... neared a double-double with 10 points and 9 rebounds vs. Georgia Southern in the SBC Semifinals... double-double with 12 points and 14 rebounds in SBC Quarterfinals vs. South Alabama... double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds at South Alabama... career-high 21 points and also grabbed nine rebounds at UALR... put in 16 points at home vs. UL-Lafayette... etched 17 points on seven made field goals against South Alabama and also grabbed eight rebounds... registered 15 points in a career-high 40 minutes in an overtime win at Troy... grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds to go along with his 14 points and a double-double against UALR at home... netted 16 points and six free throws (6-6) vs. Troy... tallied 15 points on 6-9 shooting including a trio of 3FGs in an overtime win over UT Arlington... posted a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Central Baptist... recorded 14 points, seven rebounds and two blocks and hit a big three-pointer in the end to defeat Northwestern State... tallied a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Louisiana College... registered a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against Coastal Carolina in the Battle 4 Atlantis... poured in 13 points, including a pair of 3FGs, in a win over UAB and also blocked four shots

PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Led Indian Hills Community College to the 2014 Regional and District Championships... guided the program to a 34-3 record in 2014 and a combined 60-7 record in his two years... hit a three-pointer against Southeastern for the win in double overtime in 2013... netted a career-high 16 points against John Wood CC

PERSONAL
Full name is Majok Machar Deng… born March 1, 1993… son of Machar Deng and Amer Madiing… born in Bor, Sudan... nickname is Jok... majoring in general studies

Position: Forward
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Adelaide, Australia
Other College: Indian Hills CC