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M. Basketball: Dionte Grey

Dionte Grey

  Position: G    Ht.: 6-4    Wt.: 200
  Hometown: Johnson City, Tenn.
  Previous School: Science Hill HS
  Eligibility: Jr.  Major: Sport Management

2010-11: Played in 27 games, including 25 starts... Averaged 5.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per game, while playing in 28.1 minutes per contest (24th in SAC)... Shot 51.7 percent from the floor and tallied 43 assists and a dozen steals... Scored career-high 12 points in road win at Carson-Newman (Jan. 12)... Shot 5-of-8 from the floor, dished out four assists and hauled in five rebounds in his 38 minutes of action... Played in a career-most 45 minutes in double-overtime win at Wingate (Jan. 9) where he posted 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting... Dished out four assists and posted five rebounds in the win over the Bulldogs... Added another 12-point outing in a rematch with Wingate, shooting 5-of-6 from the field, along with four assists... Averaged 9.5 points and shot 16-of-26 (.615) from the floor in a four-game span from Jan. 9-19)... Averaged 32.14 minutes per game in his last 14 starts.

2009-10: Played in 23 of Tusculum’s 28 games including a start in the conference opener at Brevard (Dec. 5)... Averaged 0.8 points and 0.5 rebounds per game... Shot 64.3 percent from the field... Scored a season-best six markers against Queens (Dec. 2)... Shot 3-of-4 from the floor in his 17 minutes against the Royals... Also posted a season-high four rebounds, including three offensive boards... Dished out two assists each against Tennessee Wesleyan (Nov. 16) and Wingate (Feb. 10)... Tallied four points in home win over Newberry (Feb. 17), going 2-for-2 from the floor... Made his last four field goal attempts to close out the year... Played in a season-high 19 minutes at Wingate (Feb. 10)... Grabbed two rebounds each against Tennessee Wesleyan and Carson-Newman (Feb. 13)... Scored in three straight games (Feb. 10-17) in wins against Wingate, Carson-Newman and Newberry.

2008-09: Redshirted.

High School: Earned All-Conference, All-Region and All-District honors at Science Hill HS in Johnson City, Tenn… Coached by former Tusculum standout Ken Cutlip… Also coached by John Good, Randy Ferrell, Kevin Vannoy… Lettered four years in basketball… Member of District and Region championship teams with the Hilltoppers.

Personal: Full name is Dionte’ Jamerle Grey… Born Oct. 23, 1989… Son of Daryl Grey and Leslie Woolfolk… Siblings include: Daryl Grey, Jr. (29), Courtney Johns (24), Darrian Grey (22) and Brittany Grey (21)... Majoring in Sport Management...Athletic Director’s Honor Roll... Favorite Book : "Autobiography of Malcolm X”; Favorite midnight snack: Fruit; Favorite movie: “Do the Right Thing”; Favorite musical artist: Jay-Z; Favorite song: “What More Can I Say” by Jay-Z; Favorite sports teams: Oklahoma City Thunder; Dionte can't imagine a week without: Music; Least favorite food: Cole Slaw; Favorite Athlete: Muhammad Ali; Most thrilling moment in sports: Winning; Advice to kids: "Do what you love"; Favorite color: Black; Favorite food: Chicken; Favorite sport other than basketball: Football; People Dionte most admires: His family; When he was a kid, Dionte tried to be like: Will Smith and his older brothers.