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DJ Bryant
DJ  Bryant

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sarasota, Fla.

High School:
Riverview

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

02/17/2018

MBB: UT Arlington 79, Louisiana 100 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following UTA's loss at Louisiana

02/16/2018

MBB: UTA travels to league-leading Ragin' Cajuns

Mavericks looking to hand Louisiana its first home loss of the season.

02/15/2018

MBB: UT Arlington 71, ULM 84 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following the Mavs' road loss at ULM.

02/13/2018

MBB: Mavericks looking to reverse road fortune in Louisiana

UTA looking to maintain momentum after winning 3-straight at home.

02/10/2018

MBB: Texas State at UT Arlington - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following the Mavs' overtime win over Texas State.

01/27/2018

MBB: UTA at Georgia Southern

Photos courtesy of Georgia Southern athletics from the Maverick men's basketball team's contest against the Eagles.

01/11/2018

MBB: UTA at Little Rock

A selection of Mark Wagner photos from UTA's Jan. 11, 2018 men's basketball game at Little Rock.

12/16/2017

Men's Basketball at UTRGV

A selection of Jessica Gonzalez photos from UTA's men's basketball victory at UTRGV.

11/25/2017

Barclays Center Classic Finals

A few photos from the postgame ceremony following UTA's win over Niagara at the Barclays Center Classic.

11/21/2017

UT Arlington vs. Alabama (USATSI)

Photos from UT Arlington men's basketball vs. Alabama - Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18):< - As of Feb. 14 - Appeared in each of the team’s 26 games of the season and started the UTRGV and Creighton road contests and the home games against Coastal Carolina and Texas State ... played a career-high 32 minutes against Texas State ... set career best 8 assists and 4 rebounds against the Vaqueros ... scored a career high 7 points on 3-of-4 shooting and 1-of-2 from the 3-point arc against Rice ... equaled his scoring best with 7 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists at Arkansas State and at home against Coastal Carolina ... went 4-for-4 from the free throw line at home against Appalachian State ... handed out three assists in the opener against LMU ... earned the team’s “Tough Guy” award, given to the player who showed the most determination, mental and physical strengh during preseason boot camp.

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared all 36 games as a reserve point guard .. earned three starts - the team's home contest against ULM, on the road at South Alabama and in the Sun Belt Championship quarterfinals against Coastal Carolina ... averaged 0.5 points, 0.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game ... scored in eight games with a career-high of 4 points in the Sun Belt win over Coastal Carolina ... handed out three assists to go with 2 points and 2 rebounds in 10 minutes in a home win over Little Rock ... went 2-for-2 from the free throw line against the Trojans ... played a season-high 17 minutes against Saint Francis (Ill.) and 16 at Florida Gulf Coast and UT Dallas ... played in front of dozens of family members, former teammates, coaches and friends on the game at FGCU.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON:  A 2016 graduate of Riverview High School ... played for coach B.J. Ivey ... 4 year letterwinner at Riverview … first team class 8A all-state selection by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) as a senior ... helped lead team to 29-3 overall records ... averaged 9.6 points, 6 assists and 3 rebounds per game to lead Riverview to the state finals ... area Player of the Year by the Sarasota Herald Tribune ... averaged 13 points, 9 assists and 5 steals as a junior …played for Riverview coach Ivey and AAU coach Aaron Holmes for Team Speights, a organization sponsored by Los Angeles Clippers forward Marreese Speights … named to the all-tournament team for the Suncoast Holiday Tournament … all-area honorable mention and Prep Hoops Florida Player of the Week … member of National Honor Society, president of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and chosen to be on the Sarasota County Superintendent Student forum.

PERSONAL: Son of Ty and Melissa Bryant ... Nephew of former UTA assistant coach Reggie Brown ... has three siblings: Marquel & Marcus Bryant and Austin Walker ... Post-basketball career interests include owning and operating a business ... Enjoys the UTA community and the opportunities for personal development on and off the court ... Lists Shanna Banda as one of his favorite professors because of her communications skills and enthusiasm.

BRYANT CAREER STATISTICS
Total 3-Ptr F-Throws Rebounds
Season GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2016-17 36-3 295/8.2 6-22 .273 1-11 .091 6-7 .857 2 16 18 0.5 35 0 37 32 0 11 19 0.5
Total 36-3 295/8.2 6-22 .273 1-11 .091 6-7 .857 2 16 18 0.5 35 0 37 32 0 11 19 0.5

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