Dotson to Compete at Portsmouth Invitational

April 10, 2017

Damyean Dotson, Portsmouth Invitational

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – – University of Houston guard Damyean Dotson will compete at the prestigious Portsmouth Invitational, beginning Wednesday.

Dotson was one of 64 seniors invited to participate in the four-day, 12-game tournament in front of NBA scouts. This marks the 66th straight season in which the Portsmouth Invitational has been played.

Dotson was placed on Team 3 and will compete with teammates Sebastian Saiz (Mississippi); Amile Jefferson (Duke); Tyler Cavanaugh (George Washington); Deonte Burton (Iowa State); Davon Reed (Miami, Fla.); Tai Webster (Nebraska) and Paris Lee (Illinois State).

He and his Team 3 teammates open play against Team 4 at 8 p.m. (CDT) Wednesday, at Churchland High School in Portsmouth, Va.

From there, the team’s schedule will be determined based on results from the previous game.

2017 PIT ticket books are now available at Ticketmaster.com and will be available beginning Wednesday at the Churchland Branch of the Portsmouth City Treasurer’s Office.

Single-night tickets are available each evening at the door for $10.

ABOUT Damyean Dotson
Dotson recently finished his second season with the Cougars in 2016-17.

The Houston native and Jack Yates High School product was named to the All-American Athletic Conference First Team and earned NABC All-District 25 Second Team honors after averaging 17.4 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.

Dotson was one of only two players to rank among the American Athletic Conference’s top-10-leaders in both scoring and rebounding.

He drained at least one 3-pointer in all 32 games in 2016-17 to set a Houston record. With his basket late in the second half against Akron during the NIT First Round on March 15, Dotson became the 47th player in school history to top 1,000 points during his Houston career.

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