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    Darian Thibodeaux

    Hometown:
    Dallas, Texas

    High School:
    Kimball

    Last College:
    Navarro JC

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 175

    Position:
    G

    Experience:
    2L

    Major:
    Sociology

    Darian Thibodeaux

    03/06/2012

    Joseph Young, TaShawn Thomas Named to C-USA Men's Basketball All-Freshmen Team

    Cougar duo earns honors for play during first collegiate season

    03/05/2012

    Men's Basketball Opens C-USA Championship vs. UTEP

    Cougars tip-off for third time this season vs. Miners at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday in First Round action in Memphis, Tenn.

    03/03/2012

    Late Thibodeaux Free Throws Lifts Men's Basketball in Wild Finish at Rice

    Cougars take advantage of Rice technical foul for fourth win in last five games

    03/01/2012

    Men's Basketball Closes Regular Season at Rice

    Cougars look to continue winning ways at 7 p.m., Saturday, inside Tudor Fieldhouse on the Rice campus

    02/29/2012

    Men's Basketball Dominates Tulane on Senior Night

    All five starters reach double-digit points to lead Coogs to 13th home win

    12/17/2011

    Houston 74, Oklahoma 79 - AP Photos

    Jonathon Simmons led the Cougars with 20 points.

    Bio (PDF) | 2010-11 Game-by-Game


    SENIOR (2011-12)
    One of only six players to compete in all 30 games... Tied for the team lead with 2.5 assists per game... Made his season debut against Grambling State during the season opener... Finished with 11 points, including three 3-pointers, and added a pair of assists against the Tigers... Posted 10 points with two 3-pointers and three assists vs Arkansas in Little Rock... Recorded 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, and added six rebounds with three assists against Oklahoma during the first day of the RAMADA All-College Classic... Scored 14 points with four 3-pointers against UTSA... Did a little of everything in win against North Carolina A&T... Finished with 13 points, five rebounds, six assists, two blocks and no turnovers in 36 minutes... Posted 11 points with five rebounds, three assists and a pair of blocked shots against Texas State... Came off the bench for the first time in his career against Memphis... Drained three 3-pointers against East Carolina... Made the most of Senior Night against Tulane... Scored 12 points with two 3-pointers and added four rebounds and a career-high seven assists in 39 minutes... Helped hold Tulane guard Ricky Tarrant scoreless on 0-for-9 shooting from the field... Sank two free throws with 2.1 seconds left to turn a 1-point deficit into a 1-point lead for good at Rice... Posted his first 20-point game with 21 points on 6-of-9 shooting, including 5-of-8 from the 3-point line, against the Owls... Also added five rebounds, four assists and three steals against Rice.

    JUNIOR (2010-11)
    Connected on 44.0 percent (59-of-134) of his 3-point attempts, the second-highest mark in school single-season history... Finished as the team leader in minutes played, 3-point field goals, 3-point field goal attempts and 3-point field goal percentage... Ranked among the Conference USA individual leaders in 3-point field goal percentage, 3-point field goals made and minutes played... Only player to start all 30 games... Made his collegiate debut against Nicholls State during the season opener... Posted eight points with two rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals against the Colonels in 42 minutes... Posted 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting with three assists against Nicholls State... Tied for team lead with 11 points, including three 3-pointers, at Louisiana Tech... Recorded 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting with three 3-pointers and two assists against Northwestern Oklahoma State... Grabbed 10 rebounds with seven points and three assists at Sam Houston State... Dished out a game-high four assists against Nevada... Finished with 10 points, including three 3-pointers, at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Drilled four 3-pointers with an assist, blocked shot and steal against Sam Houston State... Posted 13 points with five assists and three rebounds against Rogers State...Dished out six assists while scoring seven points at Southern Miss during the Conference USA opener... Scored four points with three rebounds, three assists and a steal against No. 19/18 UCF... Drained a career-high five 3-pointers at SMU... Finished with 17 points and four rebounds against the Mustangs... Scored 11 points, including three 3-pointers, against Tulsa.... Drilled four 3-pointers with three rebounds at Rice... Scored 15 points with three rebounds and four assists at Tulsa... Scored 12 points, including three 3-pointers, against SMU... Nailed three 3-pointers at Memphis... Scored 12 points off four 3-pointers against Rice during the regular-season finale. C-USA Championship: Scored 10 points with a pair of 3-pointers and added two rebounds and a pair of assists against Marshall.

    Game Highs
    Points 21 at Rice (3/3/12)
    FG 6 (4X) Most recently at Rice (3/3/12)
    FGA 12 vs. Tulane (2/29/12)
    3FG 5 (2X) Most recently at Rice (3/3/12)
    3FGA 10 at SMU (1/15/11)
    FT 4 (2X) Most recently at Rice (3/3/12)
    FTA 4 (3X) Most recently at Rice (3/3/12)
    Rebounds 10 at Sam Houston State (12/4/10)
    Assists 7 vs. Tulane (2/29/12)
    Steals 3 (2X) Most recently at Rice (3/3/12)
    Blocks 2 (3X) Most recently vs. Texas State (12/30/11)
    Minutes 44 at Rice (1/26/11)
    PRIOR TO HOUSTON
    Sophomore (2009-10): Averaged 11.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game at Navarro Junior College... Helped lead team to a top-25 national ranking for most of the season and a berth in the semifinals of the NJCAA Tournament... Finished with a career-high 30 points, including eight treys, against East Mississippi during the quarterfinals... Earned a place on the NJCAA All-Tournament Team... Scored 21 points with five 3-pointers against Bossier Parish Community College and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Lamar State.

    KIMBALL HIGH SCHOOL
    Member of B Honor Roll. Senior (2007-08): Was an All-District 14-4A honoree.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Darian Le'Don Thibodeaux... Name is pronounced Derry-Un Tib-Uh-Dough... Born March 29, 1990, in Dallas... Son of Stephanie Thibodeaux... Majored in sociology.

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