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#10 Diante Garrett
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis.
High School: Vincent
Experience: 2 Letters
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Diante Garrett
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Release: 05/10/2007

Awards & Honors
All-Big 12 Second Team- Coaches; AP (11)
USBWA All-District VI (11)
Portsmouth Invitational (11)
MVP of the Global Sports Challenge (10)
ISU's Most Improved Player (09)
ISU's Most Assists Award (09)
World Vision Classic All-Tournament (08)
NSCA All-American (08)

Produced one of the best seasons at point guard in Iowa State history and was one of the nation's most improved players...earned All-Big 12 Second-Team honors and USBWA All-District VI accolades while averaging 17.3 points, 6.1 assists and 1.7 steals...ranked in the top-100 nationally in scoring (84th- 17.1), assists (11th- 6.1) and steals (83rd- 1.7)...led the Big 12 in assists (6.1 apg), the first Cyclone to top the league in assists since Jacy Holloway in 1996-97...posted a 90-game consecutive starting streak which ended vs. Missouri, the fourth-longest streak in school of two players nationally (Nate Wolters, South Dakota State) to average 17.0 points and 6.0 of nine players in Big 12 history to rank in the top-five in the league in assists (1st- 6.1) and scoring (5th- 17.3)...ranked sixth in the Big 12 in steals at 1.8 spg...responsible for 47.0 percent of Iowa State's field goals...tallied double-figures in scoring 30 times, including eight 20-point games, and led the team in assists in 30 games...shot a team-best 82.5 percent from the free-throw line and drilled 59 3-pointers, tying for 15th on Iowa State's single-season charts...dished out 195 assists, the fourth-best single-season total in Iowa State history...led the Big 12 in minutes played (36.7 mpg), tallying nine complete games, tying for sixth on the school's single-season list...ended his career as Iowa State's all-time leader in games played (128) and second all-time in career assists (611)...ranks ninth in career steals (153), 11th in career starts (99), 13th in career 3-pointers (98), 16th in career scoring (1,364) and 17th in career field goals (505) of three players in Big 12 history to amass 1,300 points and 600 assists in a career (Kirk Hinrich, Kansas; John Roberson, Texas Tech)...his 611 career assists ranks fifth all-time in Big 12 history...tallied a career-high 28 points behind five 3-pointers vs. Creighton...dished out 11 assists, tying a career high, vs. Baylor...recorded 27 points vs. Kansas and Texas Tech...posted three double-doubles.

Was one of the Big 12 Conference's best point guards for the second straight year, ranking third in the league and 38th nationally in assists (5.1 apg)...recorded 164 assists to rank 15th on ISU's single-season assist chart...was one of three players to start all 32 games, never missing a start the last two seasons (64 consecutive games)...averaged 9.2 points and 2.5 rebounds...ranked fifth in the Big 12 and 79th nationally in assist/turnover ratio...handed out five or more assists 18 times and recorded two double-digit assist totals...led the team in steals with 40...tied a career high with 11 assists at Drake, tying the Knapp Center record...recorded a season-high 17 points vs. Oklahoma...handed out eight assists with just two turnovers in ISU's upset over No. 5 Kansas State...had 14 points and eight dimes vs. Texas in the Big 12 Championship...also had three treys vs. Texas.

Was one of the Big 12's top playmakers, ranking third in the league and 36th nationally in assists (5.0 apg)...totaled 161 assists to rank 16th on ISU's single-season assist of two players to start all 32 games...was second on the team in scoring (9.8 ppg) and averaged 3.3 rebounds...led the team in steals with 30...shot 70.7 percent (82-116 FT) from the free-throw line...ranked 10th in the Big 12 in assist/turnover ratio (1.7 a/t)...handed out five or more assists in 17 of 32 games...led or tied ISU in assists in 22 of 32 games...recorded two double-doubles and four double-digit assist games...posted 26 points at Hawaii, going 10-for-10 from the free-throw line...dished out 11 assists vs. Loyola-Marymount and Missouri...posted a double-double with 17 points (8-17 FG) and 10 dimes against Oklahoma...notched 17 points vs. Texas Tech (6-12 FG; 5-6 FT)...made three treys vs. UW-Milwaukee en route to 17 points...named to the all-tournament team of the World Vision Classic.

Started four games and played in all 32 games in his freshman campaign...averaged 6.3 points and was second on the team in assists with 91...led the team in steals with 28...ranked 12th in the Big 12 (league games only) in assists (3.19 apg)...tallied eight games with five or more assists...had 14 points, five assists and two steals in ISU's win over Purdue...had seven assists against Baylor and No. 12 Texas...handed out six dimes with no turnovers vs. No. 6 Kansas...posted 20 points (6-11 FG; 8-9 FT) vs. Missouri.

High School
Regarded as one of the best players in Wisconsin in 2007...rated No. 111 in the final 2007 national rankings...was a finalist for Wisconsin Player of the Year honors...named first-team all-state as a senior by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...named Milwaukee Player of the Year...averaged 15.2 points and 5.3 assists in 2006-07...led his team to a 23-3 mark and a runner-up finish in the Wisconsin D1 state championship...his Vincent team lost in the D1 state championship game to Oshkosh West...scored 20 points, going 8-for-11 from the field in Vincent's semifinal win over Kimberly...won Wisconsin D1 state tournament co-MVP honors...was named first-team all-conference and honorable mention all-state as a junior for a team that was ranked as high as No. 2 in the state...coached in high school by Tom Diener.

Born Nov. 3, 1988, in Milwaukee, Wis...son of Dick and LaRisa Garrett...communications studies major... father, Dick Garrett, played five seasons in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers, Buffalo Braves, New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks, averaging 10.3 ppg...father was teammates with Walt "Clyde" Frazier at Southern Illinois, helping the Salukis to the 1967 NIT, Damon, played basketball at UW-Whitewater...was teammates with former Wisconsin Badger Marcus Landry when he was a sophomore at Milwaukee Vincent.

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