Deon Barrett
Deon  Barrett

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lancaster, Texas

High School:
Lancaster

Last College:
UTEP

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 150

Position:
Guard

Experience:
Tr

06/23/2017

MBK: Mavericks add pair of talented transfers

Barrett and Dennis return home to play for the Mavericks in 2018-19.

09/30/2017

2017 UTA Basketball Boot Camp - Final Day

A selection of photos from the final day of the UTA men's basketball program's annual Boot Camp.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18): Will sit out the 2017-18 season in accordance with NCAA Transfer rules.

AT UTEP: Played one season (2016-17) at UTEP ... was a key rotation player as a freshman with 421 minutes (13.6 avg.) in 31 games ... averaged 3.4 points and 0.9 assists ... shot 36.6 percent from the field, a team-leading 39.7 percent from beyond the arc and 85.7 percent from the charity stripe ... made four starts ... dished out six assists with only one turnover and scored six points in his first game for UTEP against Louisiana College ... scored eight points in 24 minutes versus Wake Forest ... made his first career start against Southeastern Louisiana ... scored all eight of his points over 10 second-half minutes versus Northwestern State ... had a huge second half at New Mexico, scoring all 25 of his points (8-for-9 FGs, 7-for-8 3FGs, 2-for-2 FTs) with two rebounds and three assists in only 17 minutes ... tied the school freshman record with seven three-pointers versus the Lobos ... his .875 three-point percentage was the best by a UTEP player in a game with a minimum seven makes ... tied the Conference USA record for three-point percentage in a game (minimum eight attempts) against New Mexico ... named Conference USA Freshman of the Week on Dec. 12 ... swiped two steals against Middle Tennessee ... didn't commit a turnover in a combined 18 minutes versus Rice and Middle Tennessee in the C-USA Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of Lancaster High School ... led the Tigers to to back-to-back state 5A titles and a 69-6 record over his last two prep seasons ... two-time all-state and two-time all-district honoree ... averaged 10.6 points and 2.9 assists as a senior ... averaged 15.5 points and 6.8 assists as a junior ... coached by Ferrin Douglas at Lancaster HS ... ranked as the 15th best player in Texas by Mike Kunstadt's Texas Basketball Review ... started his prep career at Dallas Skyline High School, where he was a teammate of Edric Dennis as a sophomore ... earned first team all-district honors as a sophomore for a district championship team ... son of Deon Barrett Sr. and Tamara Johnson ... has two siblings, one brother and one sister.

2016-17 Statistics At UTEP

Year Cl. GP GS MIN AVE FG FGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT AVE PF FO A TO BLK ST PTS AVE
2016-17 Fr 31 4 421 13.6 34 93 .366 25 63 .397 12 14 .857 2 21 23 0.7 22 0 29 17 0 6 105 3.4
Total 31 4 421 13.6 34 93 .366 25 63 .397 12 14 .857 2 21 23 0.7 22 0 29 17 0 6 105 3.4

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