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 DeMarcus Cousins
DeMarcus  Cousins

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

High School:
LeFlore


05/22/2015

Former Wildcats Rake in Postseason NBA Honors

Anthony Davis was named All-NBA First Team and DeMarcus Cousins was tabbed All-NBA Second Team

02/13/2015

Five Wildcats to Participate in NBA All-Star Weekend

Three Wildcats selected to NBA All-Star Game, including two starters

10/28/2014

Nineteen Former Wildcats on NBA Opening Day Rosters

UK players comprise 4.2 percent of the league

03/31/2014

Randle Tabbed Associated Press All-America

Selected to the third team based on votes from Associated Press

03/17/2014

More Accolades for Randle, AP SEC Newcomer of the Year

Freshman is unanimous selection to AP All-SEC team; Young an honorable mention honoree

02/16/2010

Cats Need OT to Down Mississippi State

Cousins, Patterson, and Wall all record double-doubles.

  • Fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft (Sacramento Kings)

"DeMarcus is one of the most talented big men I've ever had. He has tremendous ball-handling skills for a player his size. His combination of size and shooting ability should make him tough to defend. He has a mean streak on the court that gives him an edge."
- John Calipari

High School
Averaged 24.1 points, 13.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 3.2 blocks and 5.1 steals per game his senior season ... Earned Parade and McDonald's All-American honors in 2009 ... Finished the McDonald's All-American Game with 14 points and eight rebounds in 17 minutes of play...A member of the 2009 USA Junior National Select Team ... Participated in the Jordan Classic All-Star Game and Nike Hoop Summit ... Helped lead LeFlore to state semifinal appearances in 2008 and 2009 ... Ranked the second best recruit in the country and the No. 1 power forward by Rivals.com.

Personal
Son of Monique Cousins ... Chose UK over N.C. State, Washington, Memphis, UAB and Kansas State.

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