Daishon Knight
Daishon Knight


Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Lake Clifton HS / Maine Central Inst.

Last College:
Odessa College (Odessa, Texas)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 189




Lynch Sets MVC Record; ISU's Season Ends in CBI Semifinals at Siena

The Redbirds finish with 18 or more wins for the sixth time in the last seven seasons.


Redbirds Defeat Texas A&M, 62-55; Advance to Semifinal Round of CBI

The win also marks the first time in program history that the Redbirds topped a BIG EAST, Big Ten and SEC opponent in the same season.


Redbirds Defeat Morehead State 77-67 in First Round of CBI

ISU will host Texas A&M Monday, March 24, in the quarterfinals of the CBI.


Knight and Lynch Earn All-MVC Accolades

ISU is preparing for its Friday afternoon matchup against Missouri State in the MVC Tournament quarterfinals.


ISU to Face Missouri State Friday in MVC Tournament after Falling at SIU

Daishon Knight scored 15 points with five rebounds in the loss.


Illinois State vs. Texas A&M

Quarterfinal round of the CBI Tournament at Redbird Arena on March 24, 2014.


Illinois State vs. Morehead State

Illinois State vs. Morehead State, CBI, College Basketball Invitational.


Illinois State Vs. Indiana State

Illinois State Vs. Indiana State


Illinois State vs. Missouri State

Redbirds host Bears at 7:05 on Feb. 18 at Redbird Arena.


Illinois State Vs. Bradley


2013-14/Junior at Illinois State
Earned 2014 All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention and All-Newcomer accolades • Named the MVC Newcomer of the Week for a program-record four times (Feb. 17, Dec. 23, Dec. 9 and Dec. 2) • Led Illinois State and ranked No. 11 in the MVC with 13.2 points per game • Ranked second on the team with 4.6 rebounds per game • Made a team-best 117 free throws and ranked No. 8 in the league with a 78.0 percent free throw average • Averaged a team-high 4.1 defensive rebounds per contest which ranked No. 6 in the MVC • Reached double-figures 24 times and led ISU in scoring on 18 occasions • Led ISU with a career-best nine rebounds and 17 points in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) quarterfinal win over Texas A&M (March 24) • Scored a team-best 18 points with five rebounds in the CBI first-round win over Morehead State (March 19) • Led ISU with 20 points and eight rebounds in the win over Indiana State (Feb. 26) • Scored a team-best 17 points in the win over Missouri State (Feb. 18) • Netted a career-high 26 points with a career-best five three-pointers in the win over Bradley (Feb. 15) • Forced a career-best four steals and scored 15 points in the win over Northern Iowa (Feb. 5) • Collected eight rebounds plus 12 points in the loss to No. 4 Wichita State (Jan. 22) • Led ISU with 17 points and seven rebounds on 5-for-10 shooting in the win at Drake (Jan. 18) • Led the Redbirds in scoring and rebounding with 16 points and six boards in the win over DePaul (Dec. 22) • Led ISU in points (20), rebounds (6) and assists (4) in the win over No. 25 Dayton (Dec. 7) • Collected eight rebounds and six assists, plus 12 points in the win at San Francisco (Nov. 30) • Scored a game-best 21 points, including a career-best 11-for-14 free throw performance in the loss to Manhattan (Nov. 20) • Led ISU with 15 points plus four rebounds in the win at Northwestern (Nov. 17).

Prior to Illinois State
Led Odessa College in scoring as a sophomore, with 19.4 points per game • Helped guide Odessa to a 23-8 overall record and a 12-4 mark in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference (WJCAC) • Not only did Knight's 19.4 points per game lead the Wranglers, but it also ranked 20th among NJCAA Division I players • He increased his productivity during conference competition, with 22.1 points averaged in the WJCAC, which ranked ninth in junior college league scoring • Shot 47.4 percent from the field, 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line as a sophomore at Odessa • Averaged 3.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists, while starting 30 out of 31 games in 2012-13 • Netted 25 or more points in six games, with three 30-plus point efforts, including a season-best 31 points in a Feb. 9, 2013 win against Clarendon College • Prior to his two-year junior college career, was also a standout prep at Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield, Maine • Ranked the 15th-best player in the state out of Lake Clifton High School, according to ESPN.com.

Born April 30, 1991 • Son of Lisa Ricks • His brother, Josh Selby, played at Kansas in 2010-11 and was the 49th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies • Name is pronounced: DAY-shawn Knight • Major: Recreation Management

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