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2013-14 Montana Basketball

Griz Returners – Juniors

Griz Returners – Juniors

2013-14 Montana Basketball


Keron DeShields

G • 6-2 • 182 • Jr. • 2V • Baltimore, Md. • Vermont Academy

Favorite Food: Hot dogs and beans. Favorite class: History of Rock & Roll. Favorite book: Of Mice and Men. Favorite TV show: Walking Dead. Favorite musical group: Dreamchasers. Favorite movie: Think Like A Man. The person in history I would most like to meet is: Martin Luther King. Favorite sport other than basketball: Soccer. Favorite sports figure: Carmelo Anthony. Favorite NBA team: New York Knicks. Hobbies/Special Interests: Dominoes. Not many people know this, but I: use lunch boxes. My greatest moment in sports was: Big Sky Back to Back. The best player I ever faced was: Brandon Jennings. The thing I like best about Montana basketball is: Team, Fans, the Coaches. The thing that impresses me about Coach Tinkle: His love for the game. My advice to youngsters is: Stay positive and hungry. My future goals are: NBA!!


Montana: Keron will compete for a starting job and will definitely see plenty of action this season.

KERON’S CAREER HIGHS Points 17 at Montana St., 3/12/13 17at Colorado St., 11/9/12 Rebounds 5 in Two Games Field goals 3 vs. Long Beach St., 11/26/11 3 at North Dakota, 11/23/11 Field goal attempts 5 at Oregon St., 12/4/11 5 at North Dakota, 11/23/11 3-point field goals 3 at North Dakota, 11/23/11

2012-13: He played in 31 games and started in nine, averaging 21.4 minutes per contest... he was the Grizzlies’ sixth leading scorer at 6.6 points per game, and third in assists with 1.8 per contest. 2011-12: He played in 27 games as a true freshman. High School: He attended Vermont Academy in Saxtons River, Vermont, as a senior... prep coach at Vermont Academy was Jesse Bopp...Wildcats were 17-14 and earned a berth in the NEPSAC AA playoffs his senior season...he averaged a team-high 20 points a game and 5.0 assists per game, and was a first team all-conference selection as a senior...he was a part-time starter at Towson Catholic High School in Baltimore as a sophomore, but that school closed its doors and he moved on to St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel, Maryland...was a starter and all-league player at St. Vincent Pallotti, where he averaged 22 points, 7 assists, and 5 rebounds per contest...scored a career-high 35 points in one game as a junior. Personal: His major is sociology. His parents are Angel Hammond and Mike Lloyd of Baltimore.

3-point field goal attempts 4 at North Dakota, 11/23/11 Free throws 3 vs. Idaho State, 2/6/12 Free throw attempts 4 vs. Idaho State, 2/6/12 Assists 2 vs. Idaho State, 2/6/12 Blocks 1 vs. Portland State, 12/28/11 Steals 1 in Four Games Minutes played 17 at North Dakota, 11/23/11

Career Statistics

Year G-S Min-Avg. FG-FGA-Pct. 2011-12 27-0 161-6.0 15-44.-341 2012-13 31-9 663-21.4 65-176-.369 TOTALS 58-9 824-14.2 80-220-.364 30


3-PT-Att.-Pct. 8-22-.364 21-67-.313 29-88-.330

FT-FTA-Pct. O-D-REBS.-Avg. 8-10-.800 0-8-8-0.3 54-68-.794 7-53-60-1.9 62-78-.795 7-61-68-1.2

PF-FO 13-0 61-0 74-0

A TO BLK 9 6 1 57 36 3 66 42 4

STL 4 24 28

PTS-Avg. 46-1.7 205-6.6 251-4.3 31

2013 14 Montana Basketball Yearbook  

2013 14 Montana Basketball Yearbook