45  Damien Wilson
Damien Wilson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Oak Hill Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 195

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L

Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies


01/18/2014

Memphis Basketball Postgame Quotes vs LeMoyne-Owen

No. 17/17 Memphis vs. LeMoyne-Owen - January 18, 2014 - FedExForum - Memphis, Tenn.

01/18/2014

No. 17 Memphis Cruises to 101-78 Win Over LeMoyne-Owen

Five Tigers score in double figures in victory

12/07/2013

Memphis vs. Northwestern State Postgame Quotes

11/19/2013

Hot-Shooting Oklahoma State Defeats Memphis, 101-80

Nick King leads Tigers with 23 points

11/14/2013

No. 13/13 Memphis Runs Past Austin Peay in Season Opener

Six Tigers score in double figures in 95-69 win

03/17/2014

Memphis Basketball: ESPN College Game Day Sights and Sounds

Check out some of the sights and sounds from the college game day experience where the tigers took on the gonzaga bulldogs

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Puts on Dunk Show in 82-59 Win Over Houston

Watch the full highlights and recap of the Tigers' first AAC home win on Thursday night, cruising past the Houston Cougars 82-59.

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Wins Third Straight, Downing USF 80-58

Highlights and recap of the Tigers' 80-58 win over the USF Bulls on Sunday afternoon in FedExForum.

01/22/2014

Memphis Basketball: On the Road To Philadelphia

Take a behind the scenes look at the Memphis men's basketball trip to the City of Brotherly Love to take on American Athletic Conference foe Temple. Go Tigers!

01/14/2014

Memphis Basketball Knocks Off No. 12 Louisville on the Road

Highlights and full recap of the Tigers upset win over the No. 12 and reigning national champion Louisville Cardinals on the road Thursday night.

03/20/2014

Memphis NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice Day

Memphis NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice Day on March 20, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C.

03/08/2014

No. 20 Memphis vs No. 18 SMU

No. 20 Memphis vs No. 18 SMU at FedExForum on March 8, 2014. Photos by Joe Murphy

01/23/2014

Memphis vs. Houston

Memphis defeats Houston, 82-59

11/14/2013

Memphis Men's Basketball vs Austin Peay

Memphis Men's Basketball vs Austin Peay at FedExForum on November 14, 2013. Photos by Justin Ford/USATodaySports

11/14/2013

Memphis vs. Austin Peay

Memphis takes on Austin Peay

Career
Has played in 43 games ... Averaging 1.8 points and 1.0 rebounds ... Has 12 assists, three blocked shots and 10 steals ... Shooting 47.6 percent from the field, 16.7 percent from the three-point arc and 56 percent from the free throw line.

Team Accomplishments
Memphis posted a 55-15 overall record (.786 winning percentage) and a 28-6 conference mark (.824 winning percentage; 16-0 Conference USA/12-6 The American) ... Tigers averaged 27.5 wins per season ... Helped Tigers program transition from Conference USA in 2012-13 to the American Athletic Conference in 2013-14 ... Advanced to the NCAA Tournament two seasons (2013, 2014) ... Helped lead the Tigers to a sweep of the Conference USA regular-season and tournament titles in 2012-13 ... In 2012-13, Memphis had a 31-5 overall record, the sixth 30-win season in school history ... Tigers posted a perfect 16-0 Conference USA regular-season record and won the league's postseason tournament ... The undefeated conference record was the fifth in the program's history (8-0 in 1928-29; 16-0 in 2006-07, 2007-08. 2008-09) ... In 2013-14, Tigers posted a 24-10 record and earned an NCAA Tournament berth ... The 20-win season was the program's 14th straight and the postseason appearance was Memphis' 14th consecutive.

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Saw action in 15 games ... Averaged 1.9 points and 1.0 rebounds ... Had six assists and five steals ... Shot 44 percent from the floor, 14.3 percent from the three-point line and 45.5 percent from the foul line ...

Postseason (NCAA/The American Tournaments): Played in one postseason contest ... Had one assist in five minutes of action in the Tigers' NCAA Tournament third-round setback to Virginia ...

American Athletic Conference play: Played in six league contests ... Averaged 0.5 points and 0.5 rebounds ... Had one steal ... Shot 50 percent from the field and 50 percent from the free throw line ... Grabbed one rebound in a come-from-behind home win over Louisville ... Played six minutes vs. the Cardinals ... Scored one point and pulled down one rebound in a home victory over Rutgers ... Saw six minutes of action vs. the Scarlet Knights ... Played five minutes and had one board in a home win over USF ... Scored two points (1-of-1 FG) in a home win over Houston ... Saw game action in a home setback to Cincinnati ... Played five minutes in the Tigers' American Athletic Conference opener at USF (win) ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Saw action in eight games ... Averaged 3.1 points and 1.5 rebounds ... Had five assists and four steals ... Shot 45.5 percent from the floor, 14.3 percent from the three-point line and 44.4 percent from the free throw line ... Netted eight points (3-of-5 FG, 2-of-3 FT) and added one rebound, one assist and one steal in a home win over LeMoyne-Owen ... Played 16 minutes vs. the Magicians ... Grabbed one rebound in a home victory over UALR ... Played eight minutes in the Tigers' Old Spice Classic quarterfinal win over Siena ... Had one rebound and one steal vs. the Saints ... Pulled down one rebound in a home win over Nicholls ... Had eight points, four rebounds, two assists and one steal in a road setback at Oklahoma State ... His two assists vs. the Cowboys tied a career best ... Played a career-best 20 minutes vs. Oklahoma State ... Tied a career high with nine points (4-of-7 FG, 1-of-4 FT) in the season opener vs. Austin Peay (home win) ... The four FG made were a career best ... Also tied career highs for FT attempts (4) and assists (2) ... Also pulled down four rebounds vs. the Governors.

2012-13 (Freshman)
Saw action in 28 games ... Averaged 1.7 points and 0.9 rebounds ... Shot 50 percent from the floor and 64.3 percent from the free throw line ... Had six assists, three blocked shots and five steals ...

Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Played in four of the five postseason contests ... Averaged 0.3 points ... Saw game action in the NCAA Tournament third-round setback to Michigan State ... In three Conference USA Tournament appearances, averaged 0.3 points ... Played in the C-USA Tournament championship game victory over Southern Miss ... Scored one point (1-of-2 FT) in two minutes of action in the C-USA Tournament semifinal win over Tulsa ... Saw one minute of action in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinal victory over Tulane ...

Conference USA play: Played in 13 of the 16 league contests ... Averaged 1.6 points and 1.7 boards ... Had four assists, two blocked shots and two steals ... Shot 39.1 percent from the field ... Grabbed two rebounds and blocked one shot (tied career high) in the regular-season home finale win over UAB ... Played five minutes vs. the Blazers ... Pulled down one rebound in eight minutes of action in a road win at UTEP ... Had two points and three rebounds in a road victory at UCF ... Scored two points and grabbed one board in a road win at Marshall ... In 11 minutes played in a home win over UCF, scored four points, pulled down two rebounds and handed out one assist ... Scored three points and had one rebound in a road win at SMU ... His three points came on a first half-ending, three-point play to extend a 19-17 lead to 22-17 at halftime ... Played a season-best 16 minutes in a home victory over Tulsa ... Pulled down a career-best five rebounds vs. the Golden Hurricane ... Tied career highs for assists (2), blocked shots (1) and steals (2) vs. Tulsa ... Netted five points vs. the Golden Hurricane ... Had a career-high seven FG attempts vs. Tulsa ... Grabbed four rebounds and scored one point in a road win at East Carolina ... Played seven minutes in a road win at Rice ... Had two points and two rebounds in the C-USA opener vs. East Carolina (win) ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played 11 non-league games ... Averaged 2.4 points and 0.4 rebounds ... Had two assists, one blocked shot and three steals ... Shot 66.7 percent from the floor and 85.7 percent from the charity stripe ... Played three minutes and recorded one steal in a road setback at Xavier ... Scored seven points on 2-of-4 FG and 3-of-4 FT in a home win over Loyola, Md. ... The four FT attempts vs. the Greyhounds were a career best, and the three FT made tied a career high ... Netted a career-high nine points in a home win over Oral Roberts ... Scored his nine points on 3-of-4 FG and 3-of-3 FT ... The three FT made were a career high, and the three FG made tied a season best ... Grabbed two rebounds and blocked one shot (career high) vs. the Golden Eagles ... Scored two points and had one rebound in a home win over Austin Peay ... Netted six points on 3-of-4 FG in a home win over UT Martin ... The three FG made vs. the Skyhawks were a season high ... Also posted career highs for assists (2) and steals (2) vs. UT Martin ... Scored first collegiate points in season-opening victory over North Florida ... Netted his two points on 1-of-1 FG vs. the Ospreys.

High School
Played his final two seasons (2010-11, 2011-12) of prep hoops at the prestigious Oak Hill Academy ... Member of last year's Oak Hill squad that went a perfect 44-0 ... The 44 victories were a school record for a single season ... Team honored with the Powerade FAB 50 national championship trophy following the 2011-12 season ... The Warriors also finished the year ranked No. 1 in the USA Today Boys Super 25 Rankings ...

Began the 2011-12 campaign by missing preseason workouts and the first game with a foot injury ... Despite the injury, played an integral role in the Warriors' national title season ... Averaged 7.1 points and 3.8 boards ... Shot 48 percent from the field and 74 percent from the free throw line ... Was second on the Oak Hill team in dunks ...

Prior to the 2011-12 season, rated the No. 63 overall prospect in the Class of 2012 by ESPNU ... Also rated the No. 18 shooting guard and No. 90 overall prospect by Yahoo/Rivals.com ... Scout.com ranked him as a four-star prospect and the nation's No. 21 overall small forward ... MaxPreps.com rated him the No. 1 prospect in the state of Virginia and the No. 23 overall recruit ...

As a junior in 2010-11, helped the Warriors to a 31-4 record ... Oak Hill finished the year ranked No. 4 in the final USA Today Boys Super 25 Rankings ... Averaged 12.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists ... During the campaign, scored 20 points in an 80-59 win over Memphis' Melrose High School and former Tigers teammate Adonis Thomas ...

Prior to his two seasons at Oak Hill, played at Pebblebrook High School in Mableton, Ga. ...

Originally from the Atlanta area, a member of the Atlanta Celtics AAU program ... The program has produced current NBA stars Dwight Howard, Josh Smith, Derrick Favors, Joe Johnson and Amare Stoudemire.

Personal
An interdisciplinary studies major ... Son of Kaigi Wilson ... Birthday is Aug. 27.

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