Darren Prentice

Darren Prentice

Player Profile

Alamogordo, N.M.

High School:
Alamogordo HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170




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• 2007 Basketball Travelers Invitational All-Tournament Team
• 2007 Honorable Mention All-MWC

General Info/Career
Quick, athletic guard who saw time at both back court positions • Averaged a team-high 5.0 assists during the Lobos' Bahamas tour over the summer • 2007 BTI All-Tournament Team selection

2007-08 • SeNIOR Season
• 1.97 A/TO ratio on the season was 5th in the MWC
• Had a span of five-plus games without a TO this season earlier in the season
• Six assists at Colorado State was his most in a MWC game this season
• Tied a season-high with 19 points on 6-8 shooting from 3-pt. range, 1-2 from the FT line, in 22 minutes off the bench at TCU...Career-high for 3-pt. FGs
• 15 points off the bench at Wyoming...also had four assists and two steals
• 13 points off the bench at UTEP...eight points in OT
• Tied a season high with 19 points off the bench against San Diego...went 7-9 from the field, 2-3 from 3-pt. range and 3-5 from the FT line
• 19 points off the bench vs. Loyola Marymount
• Tied a career-high with eight assists against Eastern Washington

Named honorable mention All-MWC • Saw action in 31 games with 19 starts • Averaged a team-high 3.3 apg...had 101 assists on the season...first Lobo with over 100 assists in a year since Marlon Parmer had 182 in 2001...7th in the MWC in assists • Averaged 8.9 ppg for the season • 1.91 assist/turnover ratio was third in the MWC • Averaged 11.7 ppg and 4.0 apg in MWC action • Shot 42.5% from 3-pt. range in MWC play • Led the team with 35 steals • Career-high 28 points at Utah tied for the most by a Lobo in the season • Hit double figures in scoring in his last four games of the season, averaging 18.3 ppg in that span.

Averaged 2.0 ppg in 23 games • Shot 56.7% from the floor and 50% (8/16) from 3-pt. range • Sore knee flared up against TCU, limiting him to one minute of action • Also kept him out of the Wyoming game at The Pit • Season-high eight points, all in the second half, against TCU in The Pit • Went 3-3 from the field, hitting a pair of big 3-pt. FGs late in the game.

Saw action in 25 games, including his first collegiate start at Utah on Jan. 22 • Only freshman to start a game in 2004-05 • Averaged 1.9 ppg and 7.8 mpg • Scored double figures once with 11 points against Mississippi Valley State on Dec. 28 • Was granted a scholarship in late April 2004 after the NCAA repealed the 5/8 rule.

A 2004 graduate of Alamogordo HS in Alamogordo, N.M. • Prentice was named first team all-state by the Associated Press after leading Alamogordo High to a 22-6 record and an appearance in the Class 5A semifinals • The Tigers lost to Albuquerque Cibola in the semis in The Pit • Prentice averaged 23.4 points, 5.5 assists and 5.1 rebounds for head coach Mike Day.

Born May 11, 1986, in London, England • Raised in San Antonio, Texas, for much of his youth before moving to Alamogordo, during high school • Full name is Darren Devaughn Prentice • Son of Paul and Myra Prentice • Has five older brothers, Darius, Lamont, Derek, Jose and Michael • Majoring in University Studies.