Daishon Knight
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Daishon Knight

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Lake Clifton HS / Maine Central Inst.

Last College:
Odessa College (Odessa, Texas)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 189

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

03/26/2014

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.

03/24/2014

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.

03/19/2014

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.

03/04/2014

Knight and Lynch Earn All-MVC Accolades

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

03/01/2014

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

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

03/24/2014

Illinois State vs. Texas A&M

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

03/19/2014

Illinois State vs. Morehead State

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

02/26/2014

Illinois State Vs. Indiana State

Illinois State Vs. Indiana State

02/18/2014

Illinois State vs. Missouri State

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

02/15/2014

Illinois State Vs. Bradley

ISU Vs. BU

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.

Personal
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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