Diante Garrett - Draft Prospect Profile

Diante Garrett

Diante Garrett (Iowa State)
Height: 6-4 Weight: 190
Position: G
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

Produced one of the best seasons at point guard in Iowa State history and was one of the nation's most improved players...earned All-Big 12 Second-Team honors and USBWA All-District VI accolades while averaging 17.3 points, 6.1 assists and 1.7 steals...ranked in the top-100 nationally in scoring (84th- 17.1), assists (11th- 6.1) and steals (83rd- 1.7)...led the Big 12 in assists (6.1 apg), the first Cyclone to top the league in assists since Jacy Holloway in 1996-97...posted a 90-game consecutive starting streak which ended vs. Missouri, the fourth-longest streak in school history...one of two players nationally (Nate Wolters, South Dakota State) to average 17.0 points and 6.0 assists...one of nine players in Big 12 history to rank in the top-five in the league in assists (1st- 6.1) and scoring (5th- 17.3)...ranked sixth in the Big 12 in steals at 1.8 spg...responsible for 47.0 percent of Iowa State's field goals...tallied double-figures in scoring 30 times, including eight 20-point games, and led the team in assists in 30 games...shot a team-best 82.5 percent from the free-throw line and drilled 59 3-pointers, tying for 15th on Iowa State's single-season charts...dished out 195 assists, the fourth-best single-season total in Iowa State history...led the Big 12 in minutes played (36.7 mpg), tallying nine complete games, tying for sixth on the school's single-season list...ended his career as Iowa State's all-time leader in games played (128) and second all-time in career assists (611)...ranks ninth in career steals (153), 11th in career starts (99), 13th in career 3-pointers (98), 16th in career scoring (1,364) and 17th in career field goals (505)...one of three players in Big 12 history to amass 1,300 points and 600 assists in a career (Kirk Hinrich, Kansas; John Roberson, Texas Tech)...his 611 career assists ranks fifth all-time in Big 12 history...tallied a career-high 28 points behind five 3-pointers vs. Creighton...dished out 11 assists, tying a career high, vs. Baylor...recorded 27 points vs. Kansas and Texas Tech...posted three double-doubles.

Personal: Born Nov. 3, 1988, in Milwaukee, Wis...son of Dick and LaRisa Garrett...communications studies major... father, Dick Garrett, played five seasons in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers, Buffalo Braves, New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks, averaging 10.3 ppg...father was teammates with Walt "Clyde" Frazier at Southern Illinois, helping the Salukis to the 1967 NIT title...brother, Damon, played basketball at UW-Whitewater...was teammates with former Wisconsin Badger Marcus Landry when he was a sophomore at Milwaukee Vincent.