UConn vs Michigan State NCAA Regional Final at Madison Square Garden
While at Connecticut: Has appeared in 61 games, starting 42, averaging 7.5 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. Marked improvement in every offensive category from freshman to sophomore seasons. Summer, 2013: Kevin Durant Nike Skills Camp.
As a Sophomore in 2012-13: Started all 30 games, averaging 12.1 points, a team-high 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game, seventh in the Big East... of this career... Two games later, had 23 points and 10 rebounds vs. USF for a second double-double, the only two for UConn all season... Tallied 18 points and seven rebounds in an overtime victory at Providence... Upped his career high to 26 points to go with eight rebounds against DePaul... Helped lead UConn over No. 14 Michigan State in the Armed Forces Classic with 12 points, a then-career-high eight rebounds and three blocks.
As a Freshman in 2011-12: Appeared in 31 games, averaging 3.0 points and 2.1 rebounds per game... Averaged 2.3 points and 1.4 rebounds per game in BIG EAST play... Averaged 0.0 points and 1.0 rebounds per game in the BIG EAST Tournament... Notched a BIG EAST-high eight points against DePaul... Totaled 15 points and seven rebounds against Maine... Hit double digits with 11 points, five rebounds and three blocks against Wagner.
Before UConn: Completed a post graduate year at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla... The 10th ranked player overall and the No. 3 small forward in the class of 2011 according to Rivals.com... Rated the 19th-best prospect in the class of 2011 by Maxpreps.com... Selected for the prestigious Pangos All-American Camp... Attended Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Calif. before his time at IMG Academy.
Personal: DeAndre M. Daniels... Born April 15, 1992... Son of Laron Daniels and Kiljuana Thorpe... His stepmother is Venetia Esteen... Has six siblings, Romance Olivier, John Daniels, Justin Daniels and Keirstyn Daniels, Azhwalaee Oliver and Keyonna Walker.